Glengala Gazette – Issue #22

Jeans for Genes Day – Tomorrow GOLD COIN DONATION
Tomorrow Junior School Council are holding a Jeans for Gene’s Day fundraiser to raise awareness of childhood diseases. Students are encouraged to wear jeans tomorrow to show their support, and bring a golf coin which will be donated to the Jeans for Genes Foundation. You can find out more information by visiting

Supporting Your Childs Learning
We have many ways that you can connect to your child’s learning and resources to help you to support your child. Ways to help your child with their learning;

Daily reading of take home readers (~20mins per night)”>”> Families have access to the schools subscription at no extra cost.

Username: GlengalaPS Password: Glengala5050
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Contact your Home Group teacher to access your child’s specific log ins for Mathletics and Reading Eggs (if applicable).

Foundation Information Sessions
Our final Foundation Enrolment sessions for 2019 will be held on Thursday August 9th at 9.30am and 5.30pm. Places are limited and you must call to book your spot. To avoid being placed on a waiting list for Foundation 2019, please contact the office as soon as possible. If you have any friends or family who are still wishing to enrol please pass this information to them and ask them to make contact promptly. This allows us to make staffing and resource allocation decisions to be as prepared as possible for a smooth start to 2019.

Glengala’s Got Talent
Next week sees the commencement of Glengala’s Got Talent. This week has seen the commencement of auditions. The much anticipated lunch time activity which sees students from across the school planning, practicing and performing acts to WOW the audiences.

Rebuild InformationStage 1
Landscaping works continue on the South side of the school with the synthetic turf being laid at the amphitheater this week with the finer weather.

Rebuild InformationStage 2
The planned move of the administration services is currently being developed. We will keep our community informed as much as possible to limit inconvenience. Please note that we have been informed that at some stage this term the Kermeen Street entry to the school will be closed. All pedestrian access will then transfer to the Talintyre Rd entry when it is completed. Demolition will begin on the main building after we have moved. More information will be made available as it comes to hand.

It is pleasing to see most students in full uniform. A reminder that blue is our main colour, any undershirts can be light blue or white and leggings must be navy. There is a full range of affordable uniform available from the office, and local businesses. Including warm jackets to counter the cold winds during winter. If you would like assistance with purchasing uniforms please come and speak to Kathy, Jenny or Kellie in the office.

School Hours – Before and After School Care
The school business hours are 8.30am to 3.30pm. Students arriving at school between 8.30am and the time supervision commences at 8.45am must attend Breakfast program in the Canteen Foyer. If your child requires to be at school before 8.30am or after 3.30pm, you must enrol your child in Kelly Club for access to Before and After School Care. See the Office for Kelly Club information or contact Angela through the school.

2019 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