Glengala Gazette – Issue #17

COMPASS – Parent Information Sessions WEDNESDAY 20th and THURSDAY 21st June
COMPASS is an online parent-school portal which Glengala PS is currently implementing to support our community with accessing information about your children and their learning. Dean, our resident ICT Technician will be holding Parent Information Sessions to provide support to parents with accessing COMPASS and the tools available to parents via Compass. These two sessions will be held next week; Wednesday 20th at 9:00am and Thursday 21st at 2.45pm.

Parent Teacher Interviews – WEDNESDAY 27TH JUNE – Bookings Now Open
All families received information yesterday explaining how to book a Parent Teacher Interview for Wednesday 27th June to meet with the teacher who has compiled your child’s semester 1 Learning report. We encourage families to bring their child/ren to the Parent Teacher Interview as students are not required to attend school on this day. This process is the same as previous years and interviews are to be booked through an online portal at using the school code SKAT2. Interview times are available from 11:00am to 7.15pm to suit our families. If you require an interpreter, please book an interpreter at the time of your interview booking or contact the office for assistance. Those families who require assistance or internet access are able to use school services to book online. All families will have a scheduled interview time. To ensure you receive a time that suits your family please book as soon as possible.

Semester 1 Student Reports
Students semester 1 reports will be made available online via our new student management system COMPASS. Reports will be available from Monday 25th June via COMPASS. If you would like a printed copy of your child’s report you must select this option when booking your Parent Teacher Interview on the website listed above. Families who have requested a printed report will receive this at their Parent Teacher Interviews on Wednesday 27th June.

Song Room Community Project
Each Thursday afternoon from 2.30pm to 3pm we have Katie from Song Room and Keith from the 1/2 Learning Space will be working with some of the buddy groups from our Year 1 to Year 4 Learning Spaces on collaborative music and performance pieces. Families and our wider Glengala community members are welcome to attend. Please sign in at the office and make your way down to Keith to participate! All ages welcome.

Rebuild InformationAlmost Complete!
We have been informed that the new Years 3-6 Learning Space is in the final stages of being touched up in preparation for hand over. New concrete pathing has gone in and accessibility handrails have been installed. The temporary administration building is currently in fit-out stage. We will pass on more information as soon as it is to hand.

Planning Week
Next week staff will undertake curriculum planning for Term 3. Semester 2 will see every child learning through the core subjects of English and Mathematics and through exploring Design Technology in their Learning Spaces. More information on what is Design Technology and what your child’s learning will cover is available for all parents at .

Volunteer and Helpers Information
Would you like to volunteer your time around the school? You can help out in;
Our learning spaces
Breakfast Club
PMP with our Foundation students
Covering books for the library

All volunteers require a Working With Children check which are free to obtain through . Just present your card or your receipt at the office to register.

2018 Enrolments & School Tours
Enrolment Tours are every week Thursday 9.15am. Please call the office to book a place.

As always, if you have any concerns or celebrations you wish to share please come and see myself or Kris any time.

Sam Fleming
Acting Assistant Principal