REMINDER: K-1 GARDEN WATERING ROSTER – Term 3 and holidays
The roster for Term 3 and the October holidays was uploaded to the Early Learning Document Portal during Week 1 of this term. A revised instruction sheet is also available on the Early Learning Document Portal. Thank you to those parents who have already entered their names on the roster. Parent hours can be earned for assisting.
Please note that we still need parent help for most Mondays and Fridays during Term 3 (including this Friday and next Monday). Your assistance is very much appreciated. Please be aware that all plants around the frog pond area are under cover and will need to be hand watered even on rainy days.
REMINDER: K-12 DAFFODIL DAY FUNDRAISER – orders due Wednesday 14 August
If you would like to support this charity, please complete the daffodil order form which is available on the Early Learning Document Portal. Orders will need to be returned to School with exact cash by Wednesday 14 August. This offer is open to the whole School (K-Y12). Please note that daffodils will be sent home with students on Wednesday 21 August. As Kindy Starfish will not be at School on this day, please make arrangements for orders to be collected from ELC Reception on Wednesday 21 August.
REMINDER: K-5 BOOK WEEK (19-23 August) & K-5 BOOK FAIR (26-30 August)
As part of Book Week celebrations, K-Y5 students are invited to dress up as their favourite book character on Thursday 22 August. Please note the change of date (originally scheduled for Friday 23 August). Kindy Starfish students are invited to dress up on Tuesday 20 August. Students may come to School in their chosen dress up. Various other activities will also take place during that week (details are provided in the parent information letter).
The K-5 Book Fair (26 to 30 August) provides an opportunity for parents to visit the Primary Library with their children before or after school on nominated days and purchase books (a schedule is provided in the parent information letter). The parent information letter was previously uploaded to the Early Learning Document Portal.
REMINDER: ELC ASSEMBLIES THIS TERM
The ELC assembly dates are listed in the Term 3 Events document currently available on the Early Learning Document Portal. The first assembly will be 1WEL assembly on Wednesday 21 August commencing at approximately 9am in the PAC. 1WEL parents are invited to attend their class assembly. ELC Assemblies will take place at 9am in the Barbara Godwin Performing Arts Complex (PAC) and will run for 30-45 minutes. Parents are invited to attend their own class assemblies. ELC Chapel will follow directly after Wednesday Assemblies in the PAC. Parents are welcome to attend Chapel if they wish.
REMINDER: ELC FATHERS’/SPECIAL FAMILY MEMBER DAY – Friday 30 August (8.30-10.30am)
Just a reminder for Dads and other special family members to keep the morning of Friday 30 August free. Kindy Starfish students and dads/special family member are also invited to attend the festivities. Our theme for this year is Dad Business and Dads can wear their regular work/day clothes, but perhaps include sport shoes. The event includes a free sausage sizzle. A parent information letter has been uploaded to the Early Learning document portal this week.
REMINDER: K-Y12 P&F DANCE (adults only) – Saturday 24 August
The P&F Dance is coming up on 24 August, with a Wild, Wild West theme. The event gets rave reviews every year, and is a fabulous night out for the School community – parents, staff and Old Scholars. So dust off your cowboy boots and book your place at www.trybooking.com/bcbpf. An information flyer was previously uploaded to the Early Learning Document Portal and paper copies were sent home earlier this term.