Glengala Gazette Issue #15


PJ DAY TOMORROW
To celebrate the change of seasons and the beginning of winter, tomorrow is PJ Day! Students and Staff can come dressed up to enjoy a fun day in each Learning Space.

SONG ROOM COMMUNITY PROJECT
Each Thursday afternoon from 2.30pm to 3:00pm we have Katie from Song Room and Keith from the 1/2 Learning Space working with some of the buddy groups from our Year 1 to Year 4 Learning Spaces on collaborative music and performance pieces that 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.

NATIONAL RECONCILIATION WEEK
This week is National Reconciliation Week. The focus of this week is on building and promoting reconciliation between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and other Australians. This year during National Reconciliation Week, Reconciliation Australia invites all Australians to learn more about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and histories, to share their knowledge and help us grow as a nation.

3-6 EXCURSION NEXT MONDAY
Next Monday students of the 3-6 Learning Space will participate in an excursion to the Royal Botanical Gardens in connection to their unit of study in History. Please ensure your child/ren are at Sunshine Station by 9.15am and are collected from Sunshine Station at 3:00pm.

STAFF NEWS
This week we welcome Grant Mussel as the Team Leader in the 3-6 Learning Space. Grant joins the Glengala Family as a highly experienced and passionate educator with a specialty in the use of ICT. Say ‘Hi’ to Grant when you see him around. We also say goodbye to Josie from the 3-6 Learning Space as she commences her Family Leave on Friday, as the birth of her family’s third baby is imminent.

REBUILD INFORMATION—ALMOST COMPLETE!
We have been informed that the internal building works and access requirements of the new building are almost complete and we should expect hand-over to occur very soon. We will then spend some time having to move furniture and set up our Learning Spaces to allow our very excited Years 3-6 space to move in.
We also have current information regarding the next stage of the rebuild with the new Administration Portable Building being delivered to the school on Friday. This will then require to be fitted out for our Administration and Reception services to relocate for the duration of the next stage of building.

END OF SEMESTER PARENT TEACHER INTERVIEWS
Information for families regarding signing up for Parent Teacher Interviews for Wednesday the 28th June will soon be available. This process will be the same as previous years and are to be booked through an online portal. Those families who require assistance or internet access are able to use school services to book online.

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE MURRAY-SANDERS FAMILY!
We would like to congratulate a family in our Foundation Learning Space, Kaide, Donna, Mark and family on the safe arrival of baby Jack!
If you or your family have any celebration’s you wish to share please come and see myself or Kris any time.

2018 ENROLMENTS AND 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

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