From the Principal
GOTTA LOVE BOOK WEEK
We are so very fortunate to live in a state in which we can hold Athletics Carnivals, Book Week parades and have parents visit classrooms and see the outstanding work being done by all the students. The atmosphere and the sense of community shone through this week and the Year 6 Leaders certainly led the school magnificently.
Whilst we continue to focus on the learning program we are also planning for the prospect of future lockdowns and the possibility of remote learning.
Many teachers have been trialling strategies and platforms with classes, in the case of extended lockdowns. We cannot control many of the variables and will be following Education Department guidelines. The School’s Board and P&C have been briefed.
Our school scooped the awards for the Year 5/6 division in a “Make Your Own Picture Book” competition, held state wide by the Children’s Book Council of WA.
1st place – Megan G from Room 22 , 2nd place – Charly P and Alicia and 3rd place – Walter G and Violet B.
YEAR 3 AND 4 FACTION ATHLETICS CARNIVAL
On Tuesday we had our sports carnival. Each faction cheered well and had an excellent time. The races were very close, the competitors were all fair and everyone enjoyed the team sports. Each faction tried their very best but Axford just managed to win first place!
Altogether the day was fun and exciting and all the staff put their work together to make sure that everyone had fun and it was the best day ever!
Special thanks to Mrs Putt and Mrs Kenny.
Darcy and Annabelle, Year 4 Room 31
We are Social!
With some much going on with the P&C over the next few months, the best way to keep up is via our Social Media. Follow us on Instagram @mhpspc or Find us on Facebook for the most up to date information.
Cupcakes @ Faction Athletics carnivals
A massive thank you to all the families and friends baking and buying these amazing tasty treats! The last two carnivals have been EPIC!
Our last Cupcake Stall for this year will be at the Years 5-6 faction Athletics carnival, at the pavilion at Menzies Oval on Friday 3 September. If you would like to show off your cupcake skills, please bring your plates of cakes to us after 8.15am.
And don’t forget to collect your tupperware containers at the end of the carnival!
The Sheesh! Disco
Tickets are selling FAST for this event. Jump onto Qkr to get your tickets or come to the stall at the faction Athletics carnival at Menzies on
Friday 3 September (9.00am – 11.30am).
Last Date to purchase Tickets on Qkr! will be the Tuesday 7 September!
**Important: please don’t forget that you need to collect your tickets before the event. This can be done at the faction Athletics carnival at Menzies on Friday 3 September (9.00am – 11.30am) or we will be holding a ‘Collection ONLY’ stall on the Wednesday 8 September (8.15am – 9.00am) behind the Admin building at the school. To reiterate – we will NOT be selling tickets at this stall. If you are unable to make either of these dates, please email email@example.com for alternate options.
By now all families should have the ‘Keep It Green’ lapathon letter and Sponsorship Form. All the details you need are on this paperwork, so please keep it handy!
Some dates to remember:
10 September – Return Form to the school
17 September – Dress up in your year’s allocated colour and run! This year we will have a best dressed and most laps run prize for each year group.
15 October – Please return form and any cash to your teachers
This event is always fun and we invite parents to come and enjoy the atmosphere on what we hope will be a beautiful sunny afternoon at Menzies.
The children and staff have begun their ‘Mt Hawthorn Masterpieces’ for the Art Auction, which will be held on school grounds on the evening of Friday, 12 November. This will be the P&C Adults social event for the year so make sure it’s on the calendar! (Full event details to follow)
Although the Art department has largely championed these works of art, the project still needs some parental assistance with the finalisation of these pieces. Please can you email firstname.lastname@example.org if you are able to donate some time in early Term 4 to this mammoth project.
As always, thanks in advance for your time and support!
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