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									     MAWARRA TIMES
   SCHOOL NEWSLETTER                                                                                             13/11, 21st 13/11, 21st
                                                                                                        EDITION: EDITION: July, 2011 July, 2011

School News                                        Old Mobile Phones                                      Behaviours so they will continue to earn their
                                                                                                          daily points.
                                                   If you are thinking of having a spring clean
We have had a wonderful start to                                                                          Many children are earning their daily points on
                                                   over the next few months, please remember to
Term 3, with children quite                                                                               the Mawarra Movers Positive Behaviour
                                                   send in any old mobile phones you may have.
settled and working diligently in classrooms.                                                             Learning Program. In recognition of their fine
                                                   Again this is another great opportunity for our
With parent/teacher interviews completed for                                                              effort we are planning a reward for any child
most classes last term, I am expecting all         school to obtain free resources by ‘trading in’
                                                                                                          who has achieved 100 points by early Term 3.
students to strive for further improvement in      these phones. They can be given to Mrs Scott or
this second half of the year.                      left at the office.
Mrs Mottram is a welcome addition to the
school in her capacity as canteen licensee. It
                                                                                    Narelle Scott
                                                                                                          Library News
                                                   P&C News
looks as though we will continue to see Mrs                                                               Welcome back to Term 3.
Kathy Geer as she continues in some role in the                                                           Overdue Books
                                                   School Uniforms                                        Students have been given their overdue slips
The uniform shop, incorporating both new and                                                              this week. Please assist your child in returning
                                                   New winter school uniforms can still be
pre-loved uniforms appears to have made a                                                                 these valuable resources ASAP.
                                                   ordered if you missed out, please contact
fairly smooth transition. Thank you to all the                                                                                             Carolyn Harloff
                                                   Brooke Troy on 0411 957 716. Quality second
parents who have volunteered their time and                                                                                              Teacher/Librarian
                                                   hand winter uniforms are available at very low
energy to see this come to fruition. I would
                                                   prices at the school uniform shop.
especially like to acknowledge Brooke Troy,
Michelle Wildman and Kristine Reed for all
                                                   Shop hours are Monday, Wednesday & Fridays             Premier’s Reading
                                                   8:30am-9:15am and 2:30pm-3:15pm.
their hard work                                                                                           Challenge
Finally, to all the parents who requested a hard
                                                                                                          All those students in 3-6 who intend to
copy of the 2010 Annual School Report. I will      Dates For Your Diary                                   complete the challenge don’t forget to use the
endeavour to send this report home by the end
                                                                                                          holidays well. Mr Scott has placed a link to the
of this week.                                      Upcoming P&C Fundraising events are:
                                                                                                          PRC website on our ‘Sentral’ page, otherwise
                                 Mr S Borthwick    Education Week BBQ – Thursday 4th August.
                                                                                                          use your school username and password to log
                                 Principal         P&C Mufti Day – Wednesday 10th August.
                                                                                                          on at
                                                   Trivia Night – Friday 12th August.
Parent Interviews                                  Fathers Day Stall – Thursday 1st September.
A reminder that interviews for 5/6K and 6S                                                                gchallenge.
                                                   Shopper Bus Tour – Sunday 6th November.
will be conducted next Wednesday 27th July.                                                               This website provides a wealth of information
                                                                                         Lee Murphy
Interview times were included with your                                                                   and answers many questions. The student
                                                                             Fundraising Coordinator
child’s report last term.                                                                                 reading log can also be downloaded here. If
                             Mr Frank Scott                                                               you have difficulty or no access to the internet,
                          Assistant Principal      P&C Meeting                                            please do not hesitate to contact me for
                                                                                                          assistance. Many of your books from home and
                                                   The next P&C meeting will be held on Monday
School Photos                                      15th August, 2011. The venue for the meeting is
                                                                                                          lexile books are PRC books, I have also made
This year, school photos will be held on                                                                  specific PRC collection shelves in the library to
                                                   the staffroom commencing at 7.30pm. I look
Wednesday 24th August, 2011. We will send                                                                 assist students in completing the challenge.
                                                   forward to seeing you there.
home, with next week’s newsletter, an                                                                     Good Luck!
information sheet and order envelope that must
be returned prior to photo day. Please ask your
child if they have received a photo information
pack next Thursday.                                Student News
                                Mr Frank Scott
                             Assistant Principal
                                                   Student Welfare                                         Schools and students are being invited to
                                                                                                           join in the 2011 MS Readathon.            By
Free School Resources                              Mawarra Movers Positive Behaviour                       registering to take part in this annual
Woolworths and Coles are giving schools the                   Learning                                     reading event, schools across Australia
opportunity to receive free resources. Last year   This week the Mawarra Movers Behaviour is               unite to help change the lives of people
Mawarra received about $2000 in free sporting      “being in the right place at the right time”. This      living with multiple sclerosis (MS).
equipment, in the Coles promotion, thanks to                                                               There is also an added bonus for
                                                   is especially important in the mornings when
the support of our wonderful school                                                                        participating schools. Eligible schools have
                                                   many children are staying outside their
community. Both promotions have now started.                                                               a chance to win up to $10,000.00 in Apple
                                                   classroom after they go there to leave their            products. They will also get 10% of the
Can you please send in vouchers from Coles         bags. Many classrooms cannot be seen from the           amount raised returned to them in Target
and cut off the bottom section of your             COLA, so children are unsupervised in these             gift cards. Go to
Woolworths dockets. There are collection boxes     areas.                                                  for more information, terms and conditions.
in each classroom.                                 Please encourage your child to continue
                           N. Scott & R. Smith     following all the Mawarra Movers Positive

                                  Phone (02) 4658 0990                              Fax. (02) 4658 0223
                                                   Megan Bull & Hannah Trethewy (co-captains),          term 3 Thursday 12.00-1.30pm and term 4
Sport News                                         Ellyn Brown, Lilibeth Dell, Alex Truong, Jessee
                                                   French, Abbey Chesham, Ashleigh McMurdo &
                                                                                                        Tuesday 9.45–11.15am.
                                                                                                        Cost: Screening assessment $100.00 and $60.00
                                                   Nadja Bikoff.                                        for each weekly group session. Claimable on
Students from Mawarra continue to excel on         Scorer & timekeeper-Lily Tyquin & Georgia            most health funds or from Medicare by GP
the sporting field. As you can see the following   Forbes                                               Referral on Allied Health Enhanced Primary
results are outstanding.                           ROUND 4-During Week 10, our netball team             Care Plan.
NSW Netball Championships                          hit the road in a mini bus to play William           Where:     Macarthur Paediatric Occupational
This week Megan Bull is competing at the NSW       Stimson Public School at Edensor Park. We            Therapy, 138 Thunderbolt Drive, Raby,
netball championships in Newcastle.                arrived safely, thanks to Mrs Scott’s fantastic      NSW2566.
Cross Country                                      driving, while listening to the girls singing
Daniel O’Daly came 6th in the 11 years 3000m       ‘quietly’ in the back. It was a tough game, a nail   Phone: Pauline Nicholls or Narelle Hypatidis
Cross Country event at the Razorback carnival.                                                          for further details and bookings. (02) 9824 8945.
                                                   biter in fact (just ask Mrs Scott)! We were
This provided him with the opportunity to          determined to win and all girls knew that we
attend the Sydney South West carnival. At this                                                          CAMDEN ATHLETIC CLUB
                                                   had to play our best and support each other. In
event he came 13th-a great result.                                                                      Registration Time!
                                                   the end the final score was 15-13 Mawarra’s
Orienteering                                                                                            Thursday 4th ,11th &18th , August, 2011, 5:00pm -
                                                   way! This means Mawarra is Sydney South
Last term a group of students attended the                                                              7:00pm at Narellan Town Centre.
                                                   West netball champions in this competition in
Sydney        South       West      Orienteering                                                        Friday 26th August, 2011, 5:30pm-7:30pm at
                                                   2011, a fantastic result! We would not be
championships. This is the first time students                                                          Onslow Park Showground (includes orientation
                                                   successful without the hard work of Mrs Scott .
from Mawarra have represented our school at                                                             of field events).
                                                   We thank you very much for giving up your
this event. Orienteering is a sport where                                                               *$90.00 per registration for under 6 to 17 these
                                                   lunch times to train us and for organising these
participants find their way to various                                                                  registration nights only. There are no weekly
                                                   games against other schools. We now enter
checkpoints across rough country with the aid                                                           fees.
                                                   Round 5 of this competition and have to play
of a map and compass. They must register at                                                             *New members will need to bring a birth
                                                   the winning school from Sydney East region.
each checkpoint to ‘officially’ complete the                                                            certificate or passport. You cannot register
                                                   Bring it on!
course. After some quick training, there were                                                           without it.
                                                                                  Hannah Trethewy.
some magnificent results on the day. Some of                                                            *You must have turned five by 30th September,
these students will now attend the NSW                                                                  2011.
Schools Orienteering championships later this
                                                   Gala Day Postponed                                   *Senior registrations welcome.
term. Also a big thank you must go to Cate         The postponed gala day will be played on             e/
Ives, our orienteering captain, who was a great    Friday 5th August, 2011, week 3 next term.           p/0419444748(Frances)
support to the teachers on the day and to                                                     
Sandra Stewart, a teacher from Thirlmere           Primary Athletics Carnival
Public School, who assisted Mrs Scott in the                                                            WOULD YOU LIKE TO PLAY A MUSICAL
                                                   Children in years 3-6 will participate in
training of our students.                                                                               INSTRUMENT?
                                                   Mawarra’s athletics carnival at Onslow Oval
                                                                                                        CAMDEN COMMUNITY BAND caters for all
                                                   on Friday 29th July, 2011.
9 yrs & under                                                                                           levels and all ages!
Chenoa Brimble- 1st                                                                                     We welcome children and adults. We have a
Marcus Battistuzzi-2nd                             Community                                            Senior Band, an Intermediate Band and at the
Lachlan Taylor-3rd                                                                                      beginning of August we will be starting a new
Sarah Howlett-11th                                 News                                                 TRAINING BAND. Tuition will be provided.
10years                                                                                                 We also have some instruments for hire.
Jacob Reed-2nd                                                                                          Interested? Ring Wendy Triffett on 0413995731
                                                   NEED YOUR IRONING DONE?
Lachlan Ruiters-3rd                                Will pick-up and deliver, I am a non smoker.
Elizabeth Guy-4th                                  Oval basket $25.00. Phone: 4658 0601 or 0437
Marialee Truong-5th                                570 222.
Brenden Troy-7th                                                                                        Upcoming Events
11years                                            DO YOU OR YOUR CHILD WANT TO                         Friday 22nd July, 2011
Nikki Wilson-6th                                   LEARN TO SEW?                                        *Year 5 Debating
Tarnee Crick-7th                                   I teach machine sewing and hand sewing. I can
Matthew Kenny-9th                                  tailor the program to suit your needs. Limited       Monday 25th July, 2011
Justin Landouw-11th                                number of places available.                          *Dance 2 B Fit Years 3-6
Cooper Swan-12th                                   Call Wendy on 0413995731.
                                       N.Scott                                                          Wednesday 27th July, 2011
                                                                                                        *Parent/Teacher Interviews
                               Sports Organiser    GETTING READY FOR SCHOOL GROUP                        5/6K & 6S
                                                   A school starters group therapy program run          *Dance 2 B Fit Years K-2
State Knockout Netball                             by OT’s for children commencing school in
ROUND 3-During Week 9, Mawarra’s State             2012 and may be experiencing difficulties in -       Thursday 28th July, 2011
Knockout netball team played Camden South                                                               *Newsletter
in Round 3 of the Commonwealth Bank Cup.           * Fine Motor Skills * Hand Strength
We were fortunate to play this game at             * Hand Dominance * Unusual or weak grip              Friday 29th July, 2011
Mawarra and appreciated the great support                                                               *Athletics Carnival at Onslow Oval
                                                   * Scissor skills * Pencil skills
from our students. At half time we had a strong    * working in small group
lead and went on to win the game 22-3. The                                                              Thursday 4th August, 2011
girls played great netball and supported each      The groups run for 1.5 hours a week for 8            *Open Day for Education Week and P&C BBQ
other throughout the team. The team is:-           weeks during term 3 or term 4 using fun,
                                                   sensory-motor activities. Groups will be run

                                  Phone (02) 4658 0990                              Fax. (02) 4658 0223

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