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From the Art room- Mrs. Keogh

Thursday the 25th. October was our biannual Art Show. The gym was decorated with beautiful art work made by all our talented students. We had a sausage sizzle, donuts and drinks to buy at the canteen and lots of art and craft activities for students to participate in. We also auctioned our year level artwork masterpieces, which was a fun event. The choir led by Mrs. Foletta entertained everyone in the gym. A FUN time was had by all.

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Year 5 Camp Update – Some more photos from our campers

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Year 5 Camp Update

We had a big day yesterday! We started our rotation of activities on the giant swing, archery, team rescue, flying fox just to name a few. For lunch we had hamburgers and spent the afternoon at Amaze ‘n’ Things. Last night we sat around the camp fire and roasted marshmallows. Check out the photos!

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An update from Year 5 Camp

Students have been competing in the mini-olympics today (photos below). Everyone’s having a fantastic time!







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Mike Larkan visits Greenvale PS to do his weather report

Congratulations to the Greenvale community on their television debut with Mike Larkan from Channel 10. Our focus for his visit was our 150 birthday year. Our Year 1 students did us proud with their bush dance, The Gallopede.

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TheirCare School Holiday Program

The program for the July school holidays has been announced. See below for full details (click to enlarge).

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National Scams Awareness Week 2018

 

Australia’s National Scams Awareness Week runs from 21 – 25 May 2018. The Australian government is urging Australians to be on the lookout for threat-based impersonation scams by taking a moment to ask ‘is this for real?’

Sometimes scams are obvious, sometimes they’re harder to spot.

If you received a call out of the blue from someone saying you had a tax debt that you had to pay immediately or you’d be arrested – what would you think? If Telstra called you and said there were internet problems in your area and they needed remote access to your computer to help you, otherwise they would disconnect your service -what would you do?

These are good examples of threat-based impersonation scams. In 2017 the ACCC’s Scamwatch received almost 33,000 reports of scams like these.

Typically scammers pretend to be from a government agency or a wellknown, trusted business. They often use threats to pressure or scare you into giving them your personal information and your money. They also may threaten you with fines, disconnecting your internet, arrest, court action or even deportation.

The scammers work hard to make sure their threats seem genuine and frightening! They make you feel as

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