The daylight hours certainly seem to be noticeably shorter and suddenly our thoughts are moving from Autumn towards the coming Winter season and, of course, our Winter festival. The weather is certainly quite changeable at the moment – with the much colder mornings being counterbalanced by some quite warm and sunny afternoons. At this time of the year, we always seem to find our lost property bins overflowing as children shed their many layers during the day and forget to take them home. If your child’s wardrobe is suddenly looking very empty, please do check our lost property bins.
Today a team of students attended the Regional Cross Country finals. Our team represented our school beautifully, showed wonderful sportsmanship and maturity and achieved outstanding results. Our school placed fourth overall and several of our students placed highly in their events. Congratulations to all of the students who participated and thank you to Ric and Lizzie for putting so much effort into ensuring the day was a success. It is important that our students have the opportunity to mix with students from other schools in a range of cultural, educational and sporting events.
This week, parents of students in Class 5 and 6 had the opportunity to listen to a presentation on cybersafety, provided by the Police Community Liaison Officer. Technology is not something we should be afraid of, however it is very important that parents understand some of the risks and dangers inherent in the technology available today, particularly in relation to some of the social networking applications. I note with interest that the Police Officer strongly advised parents to think carefully before providing primary school aged children access to smart phones (which are in essence, just portable computers).
Next week I will be joining the Year 7 students on their horse-riding camp. I am so excited that I have the opportunity to spend this time with our newest High School students ……. time to polish up the riding boots and pull out my swag in preparation.
Congratulations to Tahlia Van Oostrum who came 2nd at the NCIS Cross Country event today and has been selected for the State event.
Join us and meet Joss as she shares the art of spinning with us.
Bring a wheel along if you have one or just come along to watch and learn.
9-11am in the P&F Room
Craft group meets weekly in the P@F room from 9-11am. All are welcome and there is always cake and chai to warm our bellies on brisk Autumn mornings. Enquiries call or email Sandi 0417041897 firstname.lastname@example.org
Please have a good look at home and return your library books….
There are currently many outstanding books from our school library that are overdue and we need them back so they can be enjoyed by others!
Sustainability Arts Project
Toilet rolls wanted for the Elective Showcase.
Please recycle your cardboard toilet rolls and drop at reception.
Winter Craft Market, Friday, 12th June
Seeking homemade, naturally based, Steiner inspired craft contributions for a WinterCraft Collective to be held in conjunction with our regular Friday Market on June 12. Enquiries call or email Sandi 0417041897 email@example.com
Craig and Emma ‘cooking up a storm’ in the canteen. The new menu has GF and V specials every day. Check out the new Falafel bowl available every Wednesday.
Study & Discussion Group
Steiner Discussion Group – The Kingdom of Childhood
We are discussing Steiner’s Lectures given to teachers in England in 1924. If you would like to join our group, please just come along (the ‘discussion’ nature of the group means that whilst it would be great for people to attend every week, it is not essential). The group meets every Tuesday in the Library at 6.00 pm.
Steiner Family looking for home in local area
Lovely Steiner family with 3 boys (12,6 and 1) who have recently moved from Lord Howe Island are looking for a place to call home. Would like to rent a property within 20 minutes from the school for a permanent long term basis for at least 1 year plus.
3-4 bedrooms Private home Green and leafy Floorboards Dishwasher Deck And lots of grass and trees so the boys can be free. We do have a 14 yr old dog so a fenced area would be wonderful. Max rent $500-550 We are able move in around the 18th May. We are home owners ourselves and have amazing references. Please feel free to contact me anytime on 0411 192 194 or firstname.lastname@example.org
INCIDENT REPORTED IN THE BOTTOM CAR PARKUnfortunately an incident has been reported this week where a vehicle has been damaged while parked in the bottom car park on Tuesday, 13th May at approx 4.15pm. From the visible damaged caused, it looks like someone has reversed into the vehicle and drove away. We would like to hear from anyone who saw the incident and/or if the person involved would like to come forward, it would be greatly appreciated.
We are an independent, co-educational, non-sectarian school providing education from Kindergarten through to Year 12. The school is a fully accredited and registered educational institution and is a proud member of Steiner Education Australia (SEA). We offer a high quality education which is based on the indications given by Rudolf Steiner and which meets the requirements of the NSW Board of Studies, Teaching and Education Standards.