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The Mouthguard Man

We have been contacted by an authorised dental company, known as “The Mouthguard Man” that specialises in mouthguard fittings for juniors and seniors who participate in various sporting activities.  We at Greenvale Primary School are aware of the importance of protecting your children’s developing teeth and encourage all sports players to consider wearing a mouthguard whilst playing and competing in sport. Due to the schools commitment to provide opportunities for our community, we encourage all students who participate to seriously consider this option.

If you are interested in a mouthguard fitting, can you please fill out the attached expression of interest form and return to Mr Carroll by Wednesday 24th February, 2016

The “Mouthguard Man” has been booked and will be visiting Greenvale Primary School on:


       WHEN:                 Friday 26th February, 2016

       TIME:                   3.30 – 4.30pm

       WHERE:                The Staffroom

       COST:                  $50 single colour

$60 dual colours

For further information please ring Paul Damiano on 0409 880 663 or go to to look at the colour selections.

Shannon Carroll

Phys. Ed Coordinator


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It’s Art Show Year!!!

For all of our new families to Greenvale Primary school just letting you know that we have a Concert one year and an Art show the alternating year.

The Art show takes place towards the end of Term 3 and it is an exciting whole school event held after school time in the Gym and surrounding areas of the school. All children will have individual Art work displayed plus take part in making a collaborative class art project which will be auctioned off to the highest bidder on the night. There will also be entertaining Performing Arts acts on the stage plus lots lots more. More information will be provided closer to the event.

The theme for this year’s Art show is Art Around The World. Students will be studying and making Art works which originate from different countries and cultures around the world.


Jane Keogh

Art teacher & Art show coordinator


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Physical Education, Term 4 – December

The Sport and Physical Education programs at Greenvale PS have been sprinting through Term Four.

Students in Prep, Year One and Two have explored units of work on sport specific skills. Within this unit, students have analysed the sports of tee-ball, AFL, basketball and tennis in order to identify and practice the skills necessary for success in them. This has reinforced and associated learning from motor skill lessons throughout the year. From this, students have then participated in fundamental motor skill circuits and locomotive games which contain changes in speed and direction. When engaging in Physical Education lessons, students have been entrenched in an environment which promotes the values of respect, responsibility, honesty and sportsmanship.

Students in Year Three and Four have participated in circuit training fitness sessions and explored the major sports of tennis, gymnastics, and cricket. Students have analysed the skills, tactics and knowledge necessary to participate in these sports and have actively explored this through minor games and skill based activities.

Student in Years Five and Six continued with their fitness testing in at the end of each term, in order to monitor / improve their fitness and hopefully achieve their personal goals. Students also explored the major sports of

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Tabloid Sports 2015

Today Greenvale Primary School hosted its first ever Tabloid Sports.

Students in Years Foundation, One and Two participated in a range of events including, 50m sprints, kanga sack races, bean bag throws, parachute games, tunnel ball races, soccer dribbling activities, egg and spoon races as well as baton relays.

All events were just for fun, and the students engaged in them with great enjoyment and sportsmanship.

Thank you to all of the staff, students and parents who worked hard in hot conditions, to contribute to this fantastic day.

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Hot Shots Competition 2015

Over the past week students in Years 3 and 4 have participated in a Tennis Hot Shots program in their Physical Education lessons. This program has been run in conjunction with the Greenvale Tennis Club and Hume Tennis and Community Centre.

Students participated in a ‘three-point peg play-off’ against members of their class in order to determine the top two boys and girls from each class to advance through to the final.

Today’s lunch time final was played in two separate boys and girls competitions in an elimination format in order to determine our champions.

Congratulations to both Shayla and Steven who finished first in their respective competitions.
These students have been awarded with an on court experience at the 2016 Australian Open.

Well done to the following students who also played in today’s final:

3MS: Alanah, Berna, Cooper, Daniel

3SB: Georgia, Amenna , Paul, Royce

3RW: Hanna, Sasha, Luka, Christian

34S: Milana , Rachel, Adam, Will, Delani, Jasmine, Christian, Michael

4KK: Taliyah, Jalle, Steven, Ahmed

4MP: Shayla, Chelsea, Theo, Matthew

4EW: Suega, Eda, Ravindu, Richie

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Hooptime Regional Finals

On Monday the 9th of November the All Star Boys and Girls Hooptime teams competed at the regional finals at the Mill Park Basketball Studium.

With the competition being very fierce, the All Star Boys team had a mix of results throughout the day, unfortunately missing out on the grand final by one game.
The All Star Girls successfully won their into their grand final, but unfortunately fell one win short of securing a place at the state championships.

Well done to all of the students involved, you should all be extremely proud of your efforts to represent Greenvale Primary School at such a high level.

Special thank you’s go to Kellie Kalolo and Shane Gillard for coaching the teams, as well as Sharon Matuauto and Jess Okines for assisting on the scoring desk.

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State Athletics Championships 2015

Congratulations to both Maddox and Sienna who represented Greenvale Primary School at the State Athletics Championships, held at Lakeside Stadium in Albert Park.

Maddox and Sienna both competed in the hurdles events for their respective age groups, against the toughest competition from across Victoria.

Sienna placed 4th in her heat with a time of 16.01 seconds. Unfortunately she missed out on qualifying for the final by only 0.02 of a second!
Overall Sienna finished as the 10th fastest hurdler for her age group in the state. An amazing result, well done Sienna.

Maddox also placed 4th in his heat with a time of 13.90 seconds. This time qualified him for the final.
In the final Maddox improved on the time by running a 13.87.
Overall he finished as the 7th fastest hurdler for his age group in the state. Another outstanding result.

Both students should be extremely proud of the effort, athleticism, commitment and hard work to compete at such a high level. We wish them all the best for 2016.

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