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Sue Higgins

22/06/17

Milo and Bernie – Our Champions!

It all began when … Year 2 students went to Elwood Beach with Beach Patrol and picked up a lot of rubbish. Afterwards in Art we used the rubbish to make sea creatures. People who were organising the ‘Creatures of the Bay’ exhibition came to school to pick up all of our creatures. The creatures were […]

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Sue Higgins

18/06/17

Enrolments for 2018

Dear Parents/Carers, It quite unbelievable to think that already we are asking for enrolment forms for 2018 Preps to be handed into the office. I feel that our 2017 Preps have only just commenced! We have received many enrolment forms, however we are aware that we have some siblings who have not yet been enrolled. You can collect a  […]

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Sue Higgins

18/06/17

ReSolve Project

I am thrilled to say that SKPS is part of a Deakin University project researching the most effective ways to teach the proficiencies of problem solving and reasoning, which are fundamental to learning mathematics and working mathematically, and are applied across all three strands Number and Algebra, Measurement and Geometry, and Statistics and Probability. Eight teachers […]

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Chris Borcek

16/06/17

Creatures of the Bay Exhibition

St Kilda Primary School and four other schools have worked together to create a marine environment from plastic litter for an exhibition at Gasworks, Albert Part. Our Year 2s collected single-use plastic items form Elwood beach and created two impressive art pieces together with Ms Loder to raise awareness of the detrimental impact plastic pollution […]

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Sue Higgins

11/06/17

You still have Time!

Dear Parents, It is nearly 30 June! We all know that that means. Yes, you still have enough time to dig deep and contribute to our TAX DEDUCTIBLE funds. Choose from our Library Fund or our Building Fund. We are eager to boost both of these areas and you are no doubt keen to contribute. […]

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Sue Higgins

11/06/17

Oiling begins!

Gene Blackly and Susan Youngblood returned last weekend for an additional 3 hours to finish cleaning the deck. This followed the working bee the previous weekend. They also oiled to deck along the side of the Sakura Centre (next to the junior playground). A mammoth effort by the two (and some more during the working bee). […]

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Sue Higgins

11/06/17

We have listened!

Late in 2016 we asked our community – students, parents and staff for input into the development of our 2017-2020 Masterplan. Based on the enormous amount of data we received, we developed a ‘Lessons Learnt’ and ‘Action Items’ list and identified 3 major areas for improvement that we were able to action: Toilets Oval East side of […]

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Sue Higgins

09/06/17

Planter boxes in front of Manabi

We are very excited about our new plants in our planter boxes outside the Manabi building on the oval. This year the Preps volunteered to look after them and during our last working bee Alfie’s Dad weeded and cleaned up around the boxes and Alfie’s grandmother donated heaps of plants to create a fairy garden […]

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Sue Higgins

09/06/17

Coffee with a Cop!

On Thursday morning the staffroom was chock-a-block with children, parents and staff all having a catch up with police officers from our area. The focus was on developing relationships by having the opportunity to ask questions and raise anything regarding community issues. This is one of many ‘Coffee with a Cop!’ events that are being held within […]

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Sue Higgins

09/06/17

Susie’s First Few Days!

Susie has spent 3 days at school this week and she has been absolutely amazing and so have our children! She is the biggest hit imaginable. She has been helping out with reading and writing, supporting and encouraging the children. Children have been so keen to read  to Susie! She has helped calm some children […]

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