DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
Tues 3 May P&C Meeting 7:30pm
Tues 10 May NAPLAN commences (years 3 and 5)
Mon 16 May Pupil free day
Tues 17 May Amanda Young Foundation visit (Year 5/6)
Wed 25 May Assembly (Year 2/3 class to run)
Mon 6 Jun Public holiday (WA day)
Welcome to Term 2
It’s wonderful to welcome everyone back to school, refreshed and ready for a jam packed term of learning and fun. We’ve missed having our parents involved in school events and activities. We are now planning events to bring our community back together on site and look forward to sharing these with you all. Start channelling your inner child, remember the good old days and get ready to play at our upcoming loose parts workshop (date to be confirmed) – can’t wait to see you there.
Download the new term 2 planner here.
We commenced term two by commemorating ANZAC day with a short service run by our school captains, Harry and Yaseen. We appreciated the attendance of members of school community who enjoyed listening to the singing of Spirit of the ANZACs by our students.
The service was made even more special by the playing of the Last Post and Reveille by one of our parents, David Mitchell.
Thank you to George Watts and Owain Evans who laid wreaths on behalf of our school council and P&C.
Balloon car challenge
Term one ended with students from Pre-primary through to year 6 competing in a balloon car STEM challenge. We saw some terrific designs and plenty of enthusiasm which resulted in a tight competition.
Class winners were –
Pre-primary – Thet Way
Year 1 – Aprisa
Year 2/3 – Ben
Year 4 – Angus
Year 5/6 – Euan
Class winners all went into the grand final which was ultimately won by Euan from year 6.
May the fourth be with you
Room 4 (year 5/6) is holding a fundraiser next Wednesday the 4th of May to raise funds to go towards camp. Children are welcome to dress up as a Star Wars character or their favourite superhero, please bring a gold coin donation on the day.
Curtin Primary is again a polling booth for the federal election on Saturday May 21. The P&C and year 5/6 class will be working together to bring the following to voters on the day –
- Cake stall
- Bacon and egg rolls
- Sausage sizzle
Our senior students will be running the cake stall to raise funds for their camp later this year, whilst the P&C will be firing up the BBQ.
We are looking for volunteers to help on the day – if you have an hour or two to spare we’d love your assistance (and we are sure you will enjoy helping and meeting new people). Please send an email to Mel – firstname.lastname@example.org if you are able to lend a hand.
P&C Meeting – Tuesday May 3
Everyone is welcome to join our P&C (parents and citizens) meeting next Tuesday, May 3 at 7:30pm in the school staff room. Come along, meet other parents, assist with planning events and fundraisers and find out more about what is happening around the school.
Our 2022 office bearers are –
President – Owain Evans
Vice President – George Watts
Secretary – Mel Jasper
Treasurer – Toby Ceff
Executive Committee Members – Rebecca Brockman & Kelly Muller
The challenge is on as to which class can do the best job at diverting waste from landfill. Be sure to bring in your recyclables listed below to contribute to our sustainability efforts and help your child’s class win the shield of responsibility.
Our sustainability leaders would like to remind families that our classes are collecting the following items. Also please follow the link to read about single use plastics. https://www.wasteauthority.wa.gov.au/images/resources/wws/Files/2019/10/WWS_Fact_Sheet_-_Single-use_Plastic.pdf Batteries – Bread Clips – Plastic Lids – Toothbrushes – Toothpaste Tubes – Old Pens
Please make sure when making electronic payments to the school you include your child’s name as the reference. Without this we cannot track or allocated payments.
Notes have been sent home to follow up on any unauthorised absences, these need to be returned signed as soon as possible. Student absences can be entered via the website http://www.curtinps.wa.edu.au/absence/, by emailing Curtin.PS@education.wa.edu.au or by calling the office on 6455 8050.
Uniform Shop is open Wednesday mornings before school and Thursday afternoons after school. If you require items outside these times please call the school on 6455 8050 or email email@example.com to arrange.
Parents / Guardians need to have access to Connect to receive school communications from the Principal, classroom teacher and office. Information and Connect Help Cards can be found on our school website http://www.curtinps.wa.edu.au/connect/. If you need assistance with your account please contact the office on 6455 8050.
Containers for Change
Collection bins are located outside of the early childhood area. Please remember to remove lids from containers (and recycle separately). There are two bins, one for glass only and the other for cans (please don’t crush) and plastic bottles. We appreciate your support.