Glengala Gazette – Issue #26

SCHOOL CONCERT – TONIGHT Doors open 5:30pm for a 6:00pm sharp start
Tonight is our annual school concert!!! This is a free event for all our families to enjoy. Our theme this year is Coming Together, which celebrates our diversity and connections as a community. It will be held at Sunshine Secondary College on Graham St. Please note although this is a school event, students are not in the care of teachers, Parents or authorised guardians MUST BE PRESENT WITH CHILDREN. Students cannot be left unaccompanied by an adult at the concert.

The Department of Education has released a new parent handbook, Literacy and Numeracy Tips To Help Your Child Every Day. You can download your free copy from the department website and on our website. The booklet is available in Arabic, Mandarin, Vietnamese, Punjabi, Hakha, Dari and Persian.

Every Monday morning from 9.30am we offer FREE ENGLISH CLASSES in partnership with Duke St Community House.   Come along and bring a friend to improve your reading, writing and speaking of English. This is a fantastic opportunity for our community and we would love to continue to offer this moving into 2019.

Time to find them, wash them off, and have them ready for 1st September when the Sun Smart hat season starts again. If you would like assistance with purchasing our very affordable hats please come and speak to Kathy, Jenny or Kellie in the office.

Please ensure all swimming permission forms are returned by this Friday, so that we can finalise numbers for the Swimming Program. Our 2 week program provides students with swimming lessons daily. For students in Year 6 this is part of the PE and Health curriculum which is to be expected for this level. If you need assistance to make payments please come to see us at the office.

Glengala is a family friendly school which prides itself on the connections staff and students have with our community. Our staff come to work each day to support our children to be their best selves. I am very proud of the work we do here, and the care, commitment and pride our staff show in our children. I am asking for your help to ensure that we remain a community who embodies our Values and demonstrates these towards staff, students, parents and community members at all times. We thank our wonderful community for all you do to support us in the work we do, and in support of the learning of our young people. You are their first and best role models!

Friday 7th September Year 6 Graduation committee are holding a Footy Colours Day to raise money for our Year 6 Graduation. All students are encouraged to wear their favourite sporting teams colours, from any sport. There will be a Special Lunch available in the canteen on this day; hot dogs and a vegetarian option, plus a special Meal Deal. NO OTHER CANTEEN ORDERS WILL BE AVAILABLE ON THIS DAY. Notes have been sent home with students already. Please note that a strict order by date has been set to support Danielle’s food preparation. ORDER BY WEDNESDAY 5th SEPTEMBER.

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 Principal