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16/04/18

Term 1 Working bee

During excellent weather conditions we held our first working bee on Sunday 25th of March. Once again there were many keen parents, children and teachers, many from Grade 1 and 2, who donated their time and energy in an atmosphere of fun, cooperation and community spirit. Our generous parents worked away at various tasks while […]

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16/04/18

National Ride2school day celebration on Friday the 23rd of March

Ride2School Day is a nationwide program delivered by Bicycle Network, designed to support schools to encourage, empower and enable more students to get physically active on their journey to school.  This is a great opportunity to embrace a healthier start to the day by riding, scooting or walking to school and this is precisely what […]

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14/03/18

Celebrate Earth Hour – paddle to power a surprise movie

Earth Hour is once more celebrated around the world on Saturday the 24th of March, by encouraging individuals, communities, and businesses to turn off non-essential electric lights for one hour. Port Phillip Council is inviting everyone to a fun way in participating the celebrations by watching a free movie at The Beacon, Point Ormond in […]

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20/02/18

Old and new decks

Gene Blackley took on the immense task to give our old tired looking decks a facelift and started oiling the Sakura deck last year. He just finished the Shiawase entrance deck to the library, you might have noticed him wearing one of our beautiful red school hats after school and on weekends! The deck looks absolutely […]

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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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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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