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Glengala Gazette – Issue #36


Book Fair! This week, we are #GlengalaProud to host the second of our Scholastic Book Fairs. The theme of the fair is “Australia – Story Country”. There’s a large selection of fiction, non-fiction and picture books for students to purchase, as well as an assortment of stationary and paper. The book fair is open before […]

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Glengala Gazette – Issue #35


We are pleased to be able to share our teacher placements for 2017. Lauren was going to join Elise in the 3/4 Learning Space however has requested 12 months leave to care for her sick partner; we wish both Lauren & her partner well. We are currently recruiting to fill this position and will update […]

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Glengala Gazette – Issue #34


I enjoyed spending Monday learning about speech and language with staff and our school based Speech Therapist Laura. We then worked in teams in the afternoon creating numeracy proficiency scales. We hope that our community enjoyed the extra-long weekend our student free day and Melbourne Cup public holiday created. Music—Count Us In Today all Glengala […]

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Glengala Gazette – Issue #33


We’ve got that winning feeling! This week, we were #GlengalaProud to discover that students in our 3/4 Learning Space won the ABC Splash Build a Spaceship competition.  Students from all around the country were invited to enter the competition, and act as chief engineers in designing and building spacecrafts using any material (e.g. cardboard, straws, tape, […]

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Glengala Gazette – Issue #32


Planning for 2017 is well and truly underway. We are excited to be able to continue our focus on teaching students at their individual points of need. We will continue our focus on literacy and numeracy with a strong focus on reading development with Levelled Literacy Intervention, making our learning visible and parent support. Student […]

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Glengala Gazette – Issue #31


2017 Prep Transition Dates and Moving On Up Program We are looking forward to welcoming our 2017 Prep students to our school for a series of transition days this term. At the same time, we will be running an extended intra-school transition program for students in Years Prep – 5 in their 2017 Learning Space […]

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Premiers’ Reading Challenge


As a school we recommend that our students read at home as often as possible (in an ideal world that would be every day/night). Sometimes there can be a fine line between providing the challenge to improve your child’s reading and making the reading task so difficult that the child loses interest. We want to […]

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Mother’s Day Stall


The Mothers’ Day stall will be held on Thursday next week. There are a range of gifts that your child may purchase, for between $2 and $10. There’s still time to order your gift bag for $10, however you will need to return the completed form with payment to the office by tomorrow – Friday […]

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NAPLAN


Next month, students across the country in Years 3, 5, 7 and 9 will be assessed using common national tests in Reading, Writing, Language Conventions (Spelling, Grammar and Punctuation) and Numeracy. The results from these tests will further assist us in making sure that we are meeting the needs of our students. That may be […]

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