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Class Captains Term 1 Year 5

A big congratulations to our year five class captains for Term 1. They have been voted by their peers as leaders of their class. We look forward to seeing you as role models for your peers demonstrating our school values of respect, responsibility, learning, honesty and resilience.

Here they are with Ms Clegg and Mrs Ireland after being awarded their badges at assembly on Monday:

5AB: Yaren Kucuktepe and Steven Jokanovic

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5RW: Ameenah Merhi and Rhiley D’Cruz

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5SC: Sommer Kamil and Joseph-Luca Sardegna

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Crazy Accessories Day – Thank you

Thank you to all of the students who wore their crazy accessories to celebrate the last day of school 2015 and raise money for the ‘Friends of Sammy Joe Foundation.’

I am pleased to announce that we raised a total of $257.35!

Despite the weather, we had many wigs, headbands, sunglasses, caps and other accessories.

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Sophie Chilton

On behalf of the Student Voice team 🙂

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Update: Lockdown over

Update – 1:17pm: We have been cleared by the police to end our lock down. School is returning to our normal schedule. All staff and students are safe.

 

Greenvale Primary School has received an anonymous threatening phone call. All students and staff are safe. School is in lockdown. Police at school. Please do not ring – we need lines kept free.

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Student Voice Nursing Home Visit

Student Voice Volunteer Day

On Friday, the 27th of November, the student voice team volunteered their time at the Opal Roxburgh Aged Care Facility in Meadow Heights.

Each student made a short presentation to showcase their hobbies/talents/achievements. The students then played bingo with the residents and then read to them and chatted. We had a great time and the students and residents were sad when it was time to leave!

Congratulations to the student voice members Jalle, Ben, Daniel, Eden, Sandu, Zain, Samantha and Selim; and to school captains and vice captains Darcy, Joshua, James and Isabelle for volunteering their time, and for demonstrating their strong leadership skills and strengthening their links with the local community.

A big thank you to teacher Mareeka Papadopolous for organising the visit and to parent helper Lisa Kenos for her time.

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The Great Year Five Bake-Off

The Great Bake-Off 2015 was a huge success. The year five students have been busy all this term exploring recipes, sourcing the best prices for ingredients, creating a budget and preparing advertising posters. Over the weekend they met up with their group to shop and prepare their product for the Bake-Off.

On Monday, the 16th of November, the students set up their stalls and the rest of the school came to visit to purchase their delicious treats! Yum, yum!

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We are proud to announce that classes 5SC and 5C raised a total of $677.00 which will be donated to UNICEF Australia to help support and fund children’s rights to education, sanitation, medical care, clean water and nutrition.

5LD and 5SM raised a total of $897.80c to be donated to the Sanfilippo Children’s Foundation, which is trying to find a cure for a rare genetic brain condition where sufferers do not tend to live beyond 12-20 years.

For more information about either of these charities, please visit:

http://www.unicef.org.au

 

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Year 6 Camp at Portsea

 

Just a quick update with a few photos from the Year 6 Camp at Portsea. Mrs Ireland visited campers on Wednesday and all is going well.

(if you’re looking at this on the front page, click on the heading to see the photos)


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Greenvale Giving – A Big Thankyou

On behalf of the student voice, we would like to thank all of the Greenvale Primary School families that kindly donated books for the Smith Family Toy and Book Appeal.

We are proud to announce that we collected 378 books!! These books will be given as Christmas gifts to less fortunate Australian children.

The books have been tagged and boxed and are just waiting to be delivered to The Smith Family.

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Sophie Chilton, Mareeka Papadopolous and the student voice team

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