15 October 2009 Volume 3 Issue 32 Free Magazine Included Assembly Change Redeemer and Our Saviour congregation (which Friday 23 October worships in Redeemer Chapel) are excited by the partnership we have with parents. We are Due to 96five’s visit on Friday 23 October, therefore delighted to give you the latest copy 2009, there will be no Assembly on this day. of “Faith Family” magazine. May God richly bless you as you do the wonderful work of raising Junior School Access your children in love. Pastor Matt Thomas, Chaplain With the Multi Purpose Centre well under way, I would like to remind you that Student Free Day - Monday 19 October there is no access to the Junior Next Monday 19 October is a student free day at Redeemer Lutheran School for parents or students via College. Teachers across all three sub-schools will be involved in the top of the school (closest to meetings with teachers from other schools. Rochedale Road). The Junior School focus will be on meeting with Heavy trucks and machinery will be moving teachers from other Lutheran schools to share around in this area. Please use the route of successful strategies, units of work and assessment going via the Middle School undercover area techniques. Bethania Lutheran Primary School and and along the Junior School concrete path. Redlands Faith Lutheran College staff will meet with our teachers to share and discuss features of student work, so that we can continue to implement best practice in Adopt-A-Cop our delivery of the curriculum, whilst meeting the diverse needs of our students. Our resident Adopt-a-cop, Mr Jon Lavin spent Tuesday Mrs Karen Rowlands, Acting Head of Learning and Teaching P-9 13 October speaking to Years 3, 4 and 5 students about fair Library News play, appropriate play behaviour, team sports etc. Book Fair Come and visit our Book Fair in the Junior School We thank Mr Lavin for his Library from 26-30 October, where you will find a time over the last couple of weeks in great range of books and gift ideas for Christmas. discussing these topics and reminding all students from all year levels about Students will have the opportunity to complete a ‘wish list’ during appropriate play. their usual class borrowing times or during their lunch break on Thursday 29 and Friday 30 October. Parents are also welcome to view and purchase books with their children before school from in2cricket 8.00am to 8.45am and after school from 3.15pm to 3.30pm. The in2cricket program will Alternatively, you can return your child’s ‘wish list’ with the correct commence next Tuesday money OR with your credit card details written on the reverse of the 20 October, from 3.15pm to wish list. These payments should be sent in an envelope with your 4.15pm for those students child’s name, class and amount enclosed, to the Library or Junior who have registered their School Office. interest and returned their permission forms. If you would still like to During Book Week, the Library is also looking for volunteers to assist participate, please email Mr Geoff Logan at with the before and after school sessions. If you are available and email@example.com or alternatively would be happy to lend a hand, please contact the Library or leave you can leave your child’s name at the Junior your name at the Junior School Office. School office. Bramble Bay Book Stall At Redeemer Fair Cost for a participant’s kit (which includes, Here is your opportunity to donate a book to the Junior School bat, ball, hat, t-shirt and Milo give-aways) is Library. At this stall you will have the opportunity to choose a book $45.00. and a Thank You label will be placed in the front cover with your name on it to acknowledge your contribution, OR you may like to Students can bring sports shoes to change purchase a book for your family with the commission going to the into at the end of the school day and will Library. Many thanks for your generosity. Look for the Bramble Bay need to meet Mr Logan at the top of the sign at the Fair. oval, between Year 1 and the toilet block. Redeemer Fair Term 4 Student Activities: Monday 12 Chess Club Grocery Wheel Monday 12 Debating Club Our Junior School Redeemer Fair Monday 12 Junior Strings, 7.45am organiser, Mrs Dee Norris, is looking for volunteer parents to help for an hour with the Junior Wednesday 14 Chapel School Grocery Wheel on Saturday 24 October. If you are Wednesday 14 Library Access (second break only) able to help, please leave your name, phone number and Thursday 15 Junior Concert Band, 7.45am the time you would like to volunteer with Thursday 15 Junior Choir (Years 3-4) Mrs Nikki McKenzie in the Junior School Office, or Thursday 15 Smart Bods (Year 4/5 boys) alternatively, you can phone Mrs Dee Norris on 3804 0884 Thursday 15 Library Access (second break only) or 0439 538 355. Friday 16 Assembly Stall Volunteers Friday 16 Smart Bods (Year 4/5 boys) Can you help? We are in urgent need of stall volunteers on Friday 16 Christian Dance (Year 5) the day of the Fair only. Please contact Mrs Natalie Pashen Friday 16 Library Access (second break only) on 0418 875 395 TODAY if you can help. Coming Events: October Performance Times & Dress Requirements Monday 19 Student Free Day Class Performance Time Wearing Thursday 22 Tea and Tours, 10.30am—11.00am Black pants/skirt and Friday 23 96.5FM ‘Family Show Outside Year 5 3.10pm black or white shirt Broadcast’, 6.00am—8.30am, Year 4 3.20pm Black or dark clothing Fred Davey Oval Friday 23 Junior TAS Ball Games Carnival, Cultural costume or Year 3 3.25pm smart casual 9.00am—2.00pm, Stolz Oval Year 2 3.30pm Dress uniform Friday 23 Final day for JS Booklist Orders Saturday 24 Redeemer Fair, 3.00pm—8.00pm Year 1 3.40pm House shirt Wednesday 28 Readers Cup (selected Year 5 Plain coloured students), 8.45am—11.00am Prep 3.45pm t-shirt (any colour) and sports shorts/shoes Coming Events: November Monday 2 P & F Meeting, 7.30pm A Block Operation Christmas Child Wednesday 4 Musica Viva Presentation, Year 1-5 Each year Redeemer is involved in “Operation Christmas Tuesday 10 Junior School Music Concert, Child”. This is where we collect goods in a shoe box for a 6.30pm child of a specific age group and then distribute them to third world countries. This year, the countries will be New The full college calendar can be found online at: Guinea or Vietnam. www.redeemer.com.au/events/calendar Each class across Redeemer is responsible for filling one 2009 Term Dates box. We understand that this year there have been many Term 4: Concludes Tuesday 1 December occasions where families have donated goods towards the school or towards our community. However, if you would Junior Blue Online like to help, some examples your child could donate could Junior Blue can also be read online every Thursday be: at: www.redeemer.com.au/newsletter TOYS: Soft toy, teddy bear, doll, finger puppet, yo-yo, building blocks, tennis balls, jigsaws, cars, mouth organ. Junior School Prayers Each morning the Junior School staff meet for a EDUCATIONAL SUPPLIES: Felt pens, pencils, sharpener, short devotion. During this time we pray for the colouring book, note book, dot-to-dot book, crayons, different Junior School children and their families. eraser, pencil case, stickers. This week we have prayed for: HYGIENE ITEMS: Toothbrush, toothpaste, hairbrush, comb, hair-clips, scrunchies, soap (in a sealed bag), face washer. Viahn Pulikottil (P) Kosta Vouloukos (1) Pacey Mazzer (1) Lachlan McNiven (2) OTHER: Wrapped hard lollies (in a sealed Roshni Thomas (3) Mikaela Logan (3) plastic bag) e.g. chupa-chups and lifesavers, socks, underwear, sunglasses, Amanda Liu (4) Miren Mochrie (4) caps, beanie, sandals, bangles, necklaces. Charlotte Lucas (4) Anna Terry (4) Hans Chang (5) Jacob Goy (5) **We also need gold coin donations so we are able to post the boxes.