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Sue Higgins

14/08/17

Modular Pumptrack is coming to SKPS!

The Year 4 students and their teachers have focused on active travel this year and have accomplished an enormous amount. They have: collected data on a weekly basis to gauge how students travel to school and have entered the data into HandsUp, a reporting tool from Bicycle Network. Because of their perseverance we are now […]

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Jo O'Malley

07/08/17

St Kilda Primary School Poetry Competition!

To all students! If you are a poet and you know it, or you would just like to give it a go, please read on. Unfortunately the Elwood Poetry Prize is not being run this year but never fear, we at St Kilda Primary School will be running our own competition with the theme:  The […]

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Sue Higgins

05/08/17

Our Beautiful Clare

It is with a very heavy heart that I share with our community the loss of a special friend and staff member, Clare Snowden. Clare passed away peacefully last Sunday after suffering considerable ill health over the past year. Clare started working at our school on the 14th of August 1998 and worked in the main office […]

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Sue Higgins

05/08/17

Extraordinary Working Bee!

It was an incredible Working Bee today and luck was on our side with the weather. Many Year 4 families came along and rolled up their sleeves! We also had other families and many staff who came along to show support!  The following tasks were undertaken: We extended the log barrier along the side of the oval and dug trenches to secure […]

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Chris Borcek

04/08/17

Congratulations to our new school leaders!

On Monday, leaders from the Year 5/6 Leadership Groups were presented with their badges at assembly. There are four leadership groups: the Environment; Community; Sports & Innovation. Students in each group work together on projects aimed at helping the school and local community. These projects begin as ideas and plans, and before they can go […]

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Sue Higgins

03/08/17

Student Representative Councillors – Semester 2

Our Student Representative Councillors (SRCs) for Semester 2 received their badges at Monday’s assembly. The SRC members from Year 1 – Year 6 came together for our first meeting today, where they learned more about the important role they play in supporting our wonderful SKPS community. They are eager to share their ideas and can’t wait […]

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Sue Higgins

03/08/17

State School Spectacular

Our State School Spectacular team had their final rehearsal at Oakleigh today with approximately 8 other schools. The next rehearsal will be at the Hisense Arena where they will join 3000 Victorian government school students, working towards a common goal in a collaborative, competition-free environment to put on a production that is ‘spectacular!’ This year marks the […]

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Sue Higgins

03/08/17

Mounted Police at SKPS!

‘Xavier’ and ‘Tom’ arrived this afternoon with their handlers, Officers Meg and Jody! Every child who wanted to meet the police officers and the horses had the chance to chat and pat. They spent approximately an hour with our children. The children from Bubup Nairm were equally excited when they saw the police float and vehicle drive onto […]

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Sue Higgins

03/08/17

100 Days of Prep!

It is unbelievable that our adorable Preps have been here for 100 school days! No wonder they are so incredible. Their confidence, their smiles and their ability to focus and complete amazing work is a refection of how magnificent they are and how hard they have been working! Our Preps came to school dressed as […]

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Sue Higgins

03/08/17

Our School Council President’s Report

Welcome to the July edition of the School Council Report. Your School Council works hard on your behalf to ensure that our school has the right governance structures in place for today and the right strategies and plans for tomorrow. You can see your 2018 School Council here: http://www.stkildaps.vic.edu.au/community/school-council/ Masterplan  This month’s Council meeting was again […]

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