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December 2016

Mr Marshall Signing Off

My sincerest thanks to staff, students and parents for the wonderful  send off.  So much has been said over the past few weeks at a range  of different events.  I have been extremely flattered, grateful and honoured to receive such lovely words… Continue Reading →

Year 7 Graduation 2016

We congratulate our Year 7 graduates of  2016 and wish them all the best in 2017 as they progress to high school and a new and exciting  phase in their lives. We are very proud  of the way these students have… Continue Reading →

Farewell Assembly… Year 7 Dance Performances

Every year our Year 7 students work with dance instructor Sue Howard to choreography two dances for presentation at our farewell assembly on the last day of the school year. Both the boy’s dance and the girl’s dance are usually quite unique… Continue Reading →

Yr 7 Memento Project 2016

Each year our Year 7 students create something special to leave as a memento for the school to enjoy and to also leave a mark that helps everyone remember them. The school is full of lovely art and technology installations… Continue Reading →

Christmas Best Wishes To All

We’ve all enjoyed another Woodend School Community Christmas Event and we thank all performers for a fabulous three hours of fun and christmas cheer.  Thank you also to all the volunteers who help with our canteen services on the night.  We think our… Continue Reading →

Great Big Thank You To Our Volunteers

Congratulations to  Kym Sard  and Alex Moran  (pictured above) on being acknowledged  with  Woodend Volunteer Awards for 2017.  This recognition is given to  long-term volunteers who are leaving the school at the time that their last child is graduating from… Continue Reading →

Premier’s Reading Challenge … Mem Says Keep Reading

Congratulations to the hundreds of students who received a Premier’s Reading  Challenge Award at our special assembly  on 30  November.  We were lucky to have Mem Fox as special guest for this presentation.  Check out the PRC Awards list on… Continue Reading →

LAST SCHOOL DAY FOR 2016…

Our thoughts are with the Briggs family

Two Special Assemblies…

SACA Graduation for our Year 7 Cricketers

On Monday 5 December our Year 6/7 Cricket Team were invited by SACA to the first ever SACA Primary School Competition Graduation Ceremony.  The event was held in the Ian MacLachlan Room in the Members Grandstand at Adelaide Oval. The purpose… Continue Reading →

Christmas Event 2016

We are looking forward to our Annual Christmas Event on Monday night. At this stage the weather forecast is for a beautiful evening. Please find the program for the night here. Please note that it is essential that we keep… Continue Reading →

Hello from Steve Freeman

Hello and welcome to my first Woodend community blog. I am looking forward to working with the school community in supporting students to learn within and beyond the school. While I am aware of much of the outstanding work that… Continue Reading →

Our Kidpreneurs have an amazing experience… UPDATED 09/12/16

Check out this youtube video…added   to this post on 09/12/16. A couple of weeks ago our National Prize winning Kidpreneurs of the Year from Felicity Shevchenko’s class had an amazing time in Melbourne visiting the Moose Toy Headquarters and meeting with… Continue Reading →

2017 Diary Dates… Advance Notice

  OSHC will be open from 9 January for Vacation Care. School office will be open from 9:00 am  on Tuesday 17 January. Uniform Shop will be open from 9:00 am -10:00 am  on Monday 23 January and Tuesday 24 January…. Continue Reading →

Farewell to Di

It’s sad to be be farewelling Di Thomas (pictured on left, with Helen), who has been associated with our school for 15 years. Di has firstly been a wonderful volunteer at our school when her children were younger.  She has… Continue Reading →

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