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Sustainability


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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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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

Creatures of the Bay Exhibition

We are Jemma and Eva and we are going to tell you about our Creatures of the Bay exhibition. Last term Beach Patrol came to visit us. Beach Patrol is a company that picks up rubbish along every beach in Melbourne. We had a big rubbish clean up with Beach Patrol. We picked up so […]

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Sue Higgins

09/06/17

Sustainability at SKPS

I have the greatest admiration for the work that all staff do on a daily basis at our divine school. I am fortunate to be surrounded by staff who have enormous hearts, who strive to provide the most enriching educational experiences for every child and who are committed to developing the whole child so that […]

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Sue Higgins

31/05/17

PARENT VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

The Bicycle Hospital started as two Dad’s repairing bikes under a tree at their kids’ local school to ensure every kid has access to a working bike so they can ride regularly. Two and a half years later Dr Cranky has helped repair and give away over 230 bikes from the Flemington Primary School Bicycle Hospital and has expanded to […]

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Sue Higgins

30/04/17

Telstra Grant

Great news! Telstra Kids Grant We are delighted to announce our success in applying for a $1,200 grant from Telstra. Telstra Kids helps children thrive in their connected world. Our Telstra Kids grant will be used to provide natural shade in our Enchanted Garden!  Huge thanks to Steve Bauer, from Telstra, who is Elly’s Dad, for applying for the […]

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Sue Higgins

26/03/17

Ride2School Day

Ride2School day was a huge success. Matt Pike and Anabel Herr coordinated the event. CoPP Councillor Tim Baxter, spoke enthusiastically to many children about the benefits of travelling to school via any means other than a car. Renee (CoPP) arrived bright and early to help the large team of staff prepare a healthy breakfast for […]

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