Friendships can be a huge issue for kids at times. Do you feel like you can't always help them? Not sure what the best thing is to do? Learn some tricks by reading the new Kids Matter Family newsletter.
Come and take part in our Need to Read program, running from now until week 10 this term on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Come into the Library at 8:20.
We've had up to 50 students in the first week. Come along and read with your friends and family to make a great start to the day.
Our Year 3/4 children had an exciting day on Tuesday being part of the upgrade of our “Vegie Garden”. Thanks to some wonderful financial and man & women power support from the Altona City Rotary Club and Bunnings Altona there has been a significant upgrade to our Vegie Garden. Bunnings kindly donated all the materials for construction, the mulch and soft fall and the plants while the Altona City Rotary Club donated the soil, gloves and small spades for the children to use. Want to read more...click below. Click here for more photos.
THE MOTHERS DAY MASS WILL BE HELD ON SATURDAY THE 11th OF MAY AT 6:30 pm.
Mrs Burnett will be running two THRASS information nights in May. THRASS is a spelling program used throughout the junior grades. It would be beneficial for your child if you were able to teach it at home also. Click here for the information note, to be returned ASAP.
THE PREMIERS READING CHALLENGE CONSENT FORM IS AVAILABLE IN NOTES AND FORMS.
Some of our students participated in the
Altona Beach Festival on the weekend.
They looked great in their Pirate costumes
and represnted our school with pride.
Well done to all involved.
Check out the Art and Music pages for more photos.
Most of the Grade 6 students were confirmed by Bishop Long on Sunday. The day was most enjoyable as the candidates reconfirmed their faith in God and renewed their Baptisimal promises. SEE OUT PHOTO GALLERY FOR SOME HAPPY SNAPS. NEW ARTICLES IN WELLBEING: RESOURCES FOR PARENTS
Navigating fear is part of growing up. It’s important to remember that fear decreases (and sometimes disappears) with positive experiences.
This year make mental health a parenting priority. Kids with good mental health feel better, learn better and are better equipped to handle life’s curve balls.
Getting used to new subjects and new teachers, as well as forming new friendships are just some of the requirements of this period.