June 2015

Southern Valley District Football

In week 5 of this term Jarrad  and Owen  played in the Southern Valley District football team in the SAPSASA State Carnival. The week competition was held at West Beach and involved a 9 game competition. To be selected in the… Continue Reading →

Whole School Photo Days

Tuesday, 28 July (Class, Individual & Family) Wednesday, 29 July (Family, Groups, Jump & Sport) Information about your upcoming photo day! DO NOT PAY OR SEND ENVELOPES UNTIL THE DAY If you are placing an order please ensure each child… Continue Reading →

A VERY BIG THANK YOU… $9500 Raised so far via our ACTIVE-ATHON

Fantastic effort from all who contributed sponsorship donations via our Active-Athon.  We have such a wonderful school community.  All students will benefit from the lovely environment we create through our Biodiversity and Nature Play Project, which these funds will directly… Continue Reading →

Week 8 Assembly

Miss Ottewell, Mrs Aparicio and Mrs Podzuweit’s classes did week 8 assembly. The classes did the dance Lets Move by Beyonce and 8 groups did and small SketchShe performance each. We all had a fun time working will our buddies… Continue Reading →

We loved having Phil Cummings here!

        This term  Phil Cummings came to our school to talk about writing with the year 6/7 classes. Wednesday morning all the senior students went to the gym to see him. When we got there he was talking to us… Continue Reading →

Jump Rope visit to Fleurieu Peninsula

The school JumpTeam High Velocity had a fabulous day out recently performing at Willunga and Goolwa Primary. Our next excursion will be on Thursday June 25th. to Mypolonga Primary and Unity College Murray Bridge! Special thanks to all the parents who… Continue Reading →

52 booked already! … Don’t Miss This Parent Information Evening. Tuesday 30 June at 7:00 pm in the Staffroom

Cybersafety … What are your Questions?  Help Your Children be CyberSmart… Come to the information session…   Put your questions (or comments) on this blog post or on our Facebook site… The Woodend Parent Network would like to invite you to a parent… Continue Reading →

Mmmmm … did you know?

Scrumptious choices at the Canteen… Our Healthy Eating Canteen committee have been reviewing our Canteen menu recently.  As with all schools, we referenced the Healthy Eating Guidelines within the Right Bite strategy which is the Department for Education and Child Development’s Food… Continue Reading →

State SAPSASA Netball Carnival

State SAPSASA Netball Carnival In week 5 our school had 4 Woodend year 6/7 girls represented in the Southern Valley netball trials to play netball at Etsa Park against other districts for a week. To be selected in this team… Continue Reading →

Fence To Go Ahead But Working Bees Rescheduled … Good News Regarding Soil for our Mounds

This is not the Fence!! But could this type of fence work as our fence #2? Thank you to those who had offered to help with our first Working Bees for construction of fence #1: the  chain mesh fence on Edward Beck… Continue Reading →

We enjoy stories…there’s no quibbling about that!

Listening to a special story is always a wonderful experience. Thousands of children across our nation read the same book at the same time as part  National Simultaneous Storytime (NSS). Held annually, a picture book, written and illustrated by an Australian author… Continue Reading →

We Appreciate Your Contributions To Our School’s Natural Play Spaces Through Our Active -Athon Sponsorship- Money is due NOW.

Thank you to all who have already contributed to our Active-Athon. We already have received about $2000. This is our major annual fundraiser so please give generously next week. Today we had a perfect day for all the activity.  Pictured… Continue Reading →

Festival of Music

Congratulations to our school choir who were assessed by the organisers of the South Australian Public Schools Music Festival today. At this time of year, all school choirs who are participating in the festival are assessed on their musicality, behaviour,… Continue Reading →

Building a Digital Footprint

Building a positive digital footprint is something that’s important for all of our students to learn as they get older and start using social media. 
This is something that is important for our school as well! When someone searches for… Continue Reading →

Watch our Active-Athon Movie Here!- Let’s Raise a Lot of Money for Natural Play Spaces

This Friday, 12th June, is our school’s major fundraiser for the year. Each year we hold an ‘athon’ with fantastic results. This year’s ACTIVE-athon is a great opportunity to get students moving and being active while raising important funds for… Continue Reading →

In The News

This year rooms 25 and 19 are getting together each week to have our health lessons in single gender groups. In the boys lessons we look at stereotypes of boys and men in the media and discuss how what we see… Continue Reading →

‘Get Dirty with Milton’ Filming Opportunity

On Friday of week 3, term 2, Lili, Lilyana, Sophie, Jesse, Brianna and I (Ella G) from room 12 had the opportunity to be on the Get Dirty with Milton tv show. We had the opportunity because Lili’s mum (Haidi)… Continue Reading →

Safety Alert

It has come to our attention that on Saturday afternoon whilst riding in the neighbourhood (on Great Eastern Ave), one of our students was approached by a male driver (greying brown hair and a beard, tattoo on neck) driving a… Continue Reading →

Good Thinking Awards Week 4 Term 2

Good Thinking Awards Congratulations to these students who have been identified by their teachers as having modelled good thinking in line with aspects of our school vision: Cody, Paige, Zarlie, Hannah, Max & Ella (13), Adele & Calvin (28), Cooper, Tahlia,… Continue Reading →

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