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30/01/18

SKPS very own Wash against waste kit

To reduce the amount of materials going to landfill, SKPS together with Albert Park Primary, the EcoCentre and Port Phillip Council won a $20,000 grant to reduce litter in our Bay (Litter Innovation Fund – Penguin Friendly Event Precinct Project).  The grant is administered by Sustainability Victoria and has funded a number of great initiatives […]

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30/01/18

Gardening news

Over the Christmas break we were once again so very grateful for the numerous families who volunteered their time to help keep our plants, chickens and worms alive. Thank you so much to the Brueckner, Keser, Ronn, Palmer, Hyslop, Martinec, Kuhn, Pike, Rotty, Allenby, Netherway, Daly, Eales, Parson, Watson and Share families. Your generous support […]

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05/12/17

War on Waste at SKPS

Our year 5/6 have prevented 540kg of waste going to landfill this year by collecting organic waste in their classrooms. The Environmental Team and their teacher Eric have set up a organic waste collection system in the 5 classrooms and spread the organic waste between the chickens, worm farms and compost bins. In recent months […]

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15/10/17

Active Travel Paths Launch on October the 17th

Our Year 4 children have worked very hard together with Bicycle Network and Port Phillip Council to create 4 ACTIVE TRAVEL PATHS so that our community can travel safely and more easily to school. Port Phillip Council provided $2000 in matching funds to the school to develop and install the decals and coordinated footpath repairs to make […]

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Chris Borcek

15/10/17

Active Pathways Launch!

Dear SKPS Community, On Tuesday 17th of October, our school will be launching our safe and active pathways routes. There will be a healthy breakfast at 8:35am. We are trying to encourage the SKPS community to take sustainable and active pathways to and from school. Year 4 teachers and Anabel will meet at the route […]

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22/09/17

Waste Warrior Award for the SKPS Environment team

St Kilda Primary won the Waste Warrior Award for the 2nd time running at the 12th Annual School Sustainability Festival at St Kilda Town Hall. Ten children from the Environment team, together with Eric McCann and Anabel Herr went to the Festival and ran a ‘What to do with Green Waste at your School’ workshop. The […]

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Sue Higgins

28/07/17

National Tree Day

There is no doubt about it, SKPS can celebrate in style and we certainly have today! It’s National Tree Day and our cherubs certainly look the part. Nature abounds everywhere you look! Children donated a gold coin  and our Nature Clubs treasures counted a staggering $655.25! We promised the children that we would match the amount they raised, […]

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Sue Higgins

22/07/17

Yet Another Magnificent SKPS Treasure!

The children of SKPS are truly incredible. This week I have had the greatest pleasure to read words written by many children. Frankie (Year 6) wrote an outstanding piece that conjured up powerful images. Her word choice was extraordinary. Another example came from Nancy (Year 2) who wrote a letter about reducing waste at our […]

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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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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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