Issue 1 1st February 2010 TERM DATES 2010 I also appreciate the flexibility and preparedness of the teachers to work 1 1 February—26 March Welcome to all our new students and over the weekend to set up the rooms. their families and welcome back to If you get a chance please pop your 2 12 April—25 June all those returning to the school. I head in and have a look. hope everyone is feeling revitalised 3 12 July—17 September after the summer break and that you Next week’s newsletter will contain had some time to relax with friends the calendar with a number of events 4 4 October—17 December and family. and meetings to be held this year. Please keep this in a safe place. I would also like to welcome our Student Banking Day new staff members Angela Alessi Included in the newsletter is all the Tues (1A), Felicity Lingard (1L), Adrian information about the School Council Gear Shop 8.45 - 9.15am Cusmano (3C), Rhiannon Sammons elections. There are three vacancies for Wed Assembly 9 am (4S), Penelope Thompson (4T), parent members on the council this Gear Shop 3.15 – 3.45pm Melanie Coffill (6C), Rick Pedetti year. Nomination forms are available Thurs (6R). We had two wonderful reasons at the front office. Rubbish Free Lunch to celebrate when we returned to school last week. Sally Stasey and Thank you to Rachael Luke and the Canteen Monday - Friday Frank were married so Sally is now parents who provided the morning tea Sally Di Salvo and Rachel Winter this morning to give the parents of our became engaged. Shay, Rachel’s new Prep children a chance to meet fiancé is American but is due out one another and swap stories. Helmets must be here as soon as the Immigration Fruit Break Just a reminder that the worn when riding bikes, Department complete his paper students need two pieces of fruit each scooters or skateboards work. day to eat at each of the two fruit to school. Remember to dismount breaks. at the school gate. The transportable classrooms are Thank you! looking great after the work that was Parent Information Nights. done on them during the holidays. From School Council They are painted, all have new sinks Prep Tuesday Feb 9th at and surrounding areas and new 6:30pm carpet and lino. We are waiting on the new blinds, noticeboards, Year 5/6 Wednesday Feb 10 at concertina doors and some 6:30 pm cupboards. I really appreciate the Year 1/2 Tuesday Feb16 at endeavour of the builders who 6:30pm worked long hours to ensure the Year 3/4 Wednesday Feb 17th rooms were ready for the students at 6:30pm. today. The meetings will be held in the classrooms. 2 CALENDAR 2010 ADVERTISING / COMMUNITY NEWS Feb 9 Prep Information Evening 6:30pm MINTIES NETBALL CLUB Feb 10 5/6 Parent Information Night 6:30pm The Minties Netball Club has been established for 24years The 2010 Season Commences March 2010—Games are on Saturdays in age groups from U11—U19 Feb Year 6 Camp New members are always welcome and our Registration Day 15 Year 2 Swimming Saturday 6th February at Thomas Street Courts, Hampton from 9.30—11am Registrations via email : firstname.lastname@example.org Feb Coaches are always needed, should you require further details please contact our 16 Year 1 & 2 Information Night President Marita Bracun H 9521 0088 Feb Year 5 Camp M 0400 486 889 17 Year 3 & 4 Information Night E email@example.com Feb Year 4 Camp 22 District Swimming Sports MSAC Mar 1 Year 1 Swimming Dear Parents Mar 8 Labour Day Public Holiday Keyboard lessons will be resume this year the 2nd week of term. The program runs weekly at this school. Tuition is in groups of 5, group of 2 Mar 23 House Cross Country Years 4-6 or private for 30 mins. Mar Enrolments are open to students in grades 2-6. 26 Last Day of Term If you have not as yet handed your enrolment form into 1st YEAR JUNIOR TRAINING the school please do so immediately or call Lili at the PROGRAMME Music Melodies office on 95960290. Sandringham Youth Club Netball Association Netball lessons for beginners. Happy Keyboarding. Participants must be 7 years of age on or before 31st December 2009 and may not turn 9 years of age before 1st January, 2010. Please label your school children’s clothing Sessions are at 8 a.m. each Saturday during School children are notorious for leaving personal items behind in the school ground. Did you know school term (not school holidays or long weekends) from 13th March until the end of that only half of the lost property items were well labelled with a child’s name? Most names written in August. texta are illegible. Enrolment will take place between 9 and 10 a.m. on Saturday, To save you and us time and money, please label your: 13th February, 2010. There is no provision for late enrolments. Child’s clothes and swim wear with sew on or iron on labels Fees: $125 per child includes compulsory Lunchboxes, drink bottles, bags etc with stick on labels. insurance for the year. Payment may be made by cash or by cheque made payable to Please label with child’s full name (eg Sandy Shore) SYCNA. We do not have credit or EFTPOS The bought labels are tough, durable, bright and can be personalised with names facilities available. and your choice of fun cartoon icons. Full details on our website www.sandringhamjuniornetball.com.au You could try www.stuckonyou.biz or www.nametapes.com.au PLEASE NOTE Items submitted for the newsletter must be emailed by Friday 4:00pm for inclusion in the following week. Items must be sent as an attachment in Word or Publisher 2003-2007 compatible or as a PDF. Items sent in files not compatible with DEECD applications cannot be included. COMMUNITY & CLASSIFIED NOTICES The Department of Education & Early Childhood Development and Sandringham Primary School do not endorse the products or servi ces of any private advertiser. They accept no responsibility for accuracy of information contained in advertisements or claims made by them.