Phone: 9652 1237 Fax: 9652 2538 Term 1 Week 6 Thursday 4th March 2010 Upcoming Events Happy International Date 5 Mar Event Clean up our School Day Women’s Day… 9 Mar Zone Swimming Carnival 11 Mar School photos for this coming Monday, 8th March. 12 Mar Mufti for Leukaemia 12 Mar 2pm World’s Greatest Shave 16 Mar Northmead High School Open Day Cyber Bullying Website 18 Mar Selective High School Testing The Department of Education and Training hosted 23 Mar Multicultural Day a Cyber Bullying forum late last year, bringing 23 Mar 7:30 pm P&C Meeting together national experts on the subject. If you 26 Mar Silver/Gold & Medallion Assembly would like to know more about cyber bullying and 1 April Easter Hat Parade what can be done about it, or if you’d like to 2 April Good Friday (School Holidays) contribute your opinion or experience to the online 19 April School Development Day (Pupil Free) blog, you’ll find it at www.cyberbullyingforum.org 20 April Students Return (Term 2) Get involved Research shows the more parents are involved in School Photo Day their child's schooling, the better the outcomes for Last week you should have received your photo their children. If you have the time to be more envelopes. Our school photo day is next involved in your child's school, and would like to Thursday, 11th March. All students are expected know more about how you make this work – from to wear full school summer uniform and, of helping in the School Canteen to Maths and course, come to school with neat haircuts and English Homework – the latest issue of School polished school shoes (we will not have fitness Parents magazine contains a great vodcast in and students will not be expected to wear school several community languages to help you make hats until after individual and class photos are the first step. www.schools.nsw.edu.au/ezine taken). Only Captains, House Captains and Family photos will be taken as group photos this year. If Country Fair you require a family photo, special envelopes can Our first Country Fair meeting for 2010 was held be obtained from the office. If you would like any this week. Country Fair is fast approaching. further information, please contact the school Perhaps the most exciting event on your social office on 9652 1237. calendar for this year will be held at Glenorie Public School on Saturday 14th August (this date Premier's Reading Challenge OPSM Bonus has changed due to amusement ride availability). The 2010 Premier's Reading Challenge has kicked The Country Fair is sure to be a great day for the off again and to ensure your child's eye health is whole family. One of our major fundraisers for the up to the mark, Challenge partner, OPSM, is Country Fair is the Guessing Competition. In the running an eye health campaign to donate books weeks leading up to the Country Fair we will be to the school library. For every eyesight test taking our major prize (trampoline filled with booked in at OPSM until April 1, OPSM will donate goodies) to local shopping centres and Bunnings $5.00 worth of books to your child's school library. and volunteer parents will be selling tickets. If you Eyesight tests are covered by Medicare, so there can help kick start our major prize (goodies to fill is no cost to you. For more information go to: the trampoline) we would really appreciate any www.opsm.com.au/prc and for the latest on this donations at all. Any help will be greatly year's Premier's Reading Challenge, go to: appreciated. https://products.schools.nsw.edu.au/prc/home.html We also require volunteers to run a number of school stalls on the day. Ironbark Awards Any questions about the Country Fair or if you As you know, we sent a note home last week wish to volunteer, contact Mrs Martine Musumeci about the changes to our award system. You may on 88247330. still redeem 5 Ironbarks for 1 Bronze Award up until this Friday. Mufti Day… Canteen Roster Friday 5th March Friday 12thMarch 9:30am – 2:00pm 9:30am – 12:00pm Amanda Kelly Bray 12:30am – 2:00pm Dee Deans Monday 8th March 9:30am – 2:00pm Amanda 9:30am – 12:00pm Leanne Clark Wednesday 10th March Fine for coming out-of-uniform… 9:30am – 2:00pm Amanda 9:30am – 12:00pm Kate Devaney a gold coin to sponsor Ms Petiet Friday 12th March in the World’s Greatest Shave. 9:30am – 2:00pm Amanda 9:30am – 12:00pm Belinda Rowe All donations over $2 are tax deductible and 12:30am – 2:00pm Nancy Kazzi can be made by going to www.leukaemia.com.au Join us at 2:00pm on Friday to sponsor one of our parent’s in her generous act to support those who suffer from leukaemia. Thank you to our Children It is absolutely wonderful to hear so many courteous/positive children at our school. At times it is easy, as adults, to forget to speak with courtesy and with a positive attitude (due to pressures and so on). Isn’t it refreshing to know Special Offer until March 31st that our children speak so positively about their 20 FOILS + SHAMPOO, CUT & friends, their school and about their life BLOWDRY experiences? At times we should sit back and just listen to kids speaking…as adults we could learn a $65 lot. Call Laura Phone – 0401 348 513 Enjoy learning! Glenorie Country Fair Become involved in your child’s education. White Elephant Stall Lyn Pearce Please clean out your house & Principal Easter Egg Raffle garage for our White It’s that time of year again. Hop! Elephant Stall, Hop! Hop! Easter is nearly here. We are asking the children to bring in donations of Easter eggs in all shapes and sizes for our big Easter Egg Raffle. This raffle will be drawn on the last day of Term One, Thursday 1st April. We also need donations of baskets of all sizes to All donations can be left in put the eggs in. The money raised from the raffle the Band room will go to Stewart House. Stewart House is a (Next to 2M’s Classroom) holiday home for needy primary school children. The SRC will continue to sell raffle tickets. Tickets will cost 50c each or three for $1.00. Thanks for your active Many thanks, support! Signora Lo Grasso SRC Advisor ‘YOUR HISTORY YOUR PARK’ BOOKS/VIDEOS/DVD’s Castle Hill Heritage Park Convict GLENORIE COUNTRY FAIR Rebellion Commemoration It’s time to dig out all your old books, March 7th 2010 videos, DVD’s and bring them in for the This year the celebrations will focus Country Fair on the 14th August. on Lachlan and Elizabeth Macquarie If you have any books etc please drop as 2010 will mark the 200th them off to the Band room next to 2M’s anniversary of Governor Lachlan classroom any time before the day. It Macquarie’s 12 year tenure as the would be great if I could get any 5th Governor of the colony of New donations before the day so that they South Wales. Come visit the Park on can be sorted. March 7th and live our history as we Please note – All videos and DVD’s need greet His Excellency Governor of to be shop bought not home recorded. NSW Governor Lachlan Macquarie. Make it a fun day and dress in olden time gear. Formal Events begin 11am. Band music and Flag Raising, 206 year old Convict Barracks remains will be on display. This is our Heritage and Thank you your fun time; bring a picnic to our beautiful park, Sunday March 7th 2010. Contact Castle Hill Heritage Park Committee for more information email@example.com Advertising Glenorie Public School does not endorse any advertising within this bulletin.