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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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Year 5 Camp to Phillip Island Adventure Resort

Phillip Island Adventure Resort

6th – 9th October

On Tuesday the 6th of October, the Year 5 students went to Phillip Island Adventure Resort.  Everyone was very excited to arrive.  After saying goodbye to our families we headed off for a long trip but it was all worth it when we saw the sparkling ocean and cabins waiting for us.

We had some delicious food including fish and chips, cheeseburgers, chicken wraps and much more.  We also got to enjoy some magnificent activities that some of us had never tried before.  I know the 18 metre high giant swing scared some people but everyone loved the extremely fast flying-fox.  Other students were very proud of their canoeing skills.  Other activities were circotron, archery, ponding and low ropes.

On Tuesday night we settled down and watched a movie.  On Wednesday night we went for a night walk. On Thursday afternoon we all walked to the beach after buying an ice-cream. We played in the sand and played different sports and had a blast.  Then it was time for our awesome disco on Thursday night – we were wearing our fabulous ‘glow in the dark’ t-shirts that we created earlier in the

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Updated Uniform Policy

For your information, our updated uniform policy is now available here and on the Uniform shop page.

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Video: Greenvale students celebrate music education

On October 30th thousands of students from schools all around Australia sang ‘Paint you a song’ at 12.30pm AEST to celebrate Music Education in schools. Our students met at the Assembly area and joined in the celebration. Meanwhile students from the Senior Choir and other Performing Arts students also sang at the same time in Melbourne Federation Square.

 

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