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District Cross Country 2016

On Friday May 13th, 59 Greenvale PS students went to Brimbank Park to compete at the district cross country against local schools.

Our team competed against hundreds of other students from ten local schools. All Greenvale students completed their 2000 and 3000 meter events and displayed our school values throughout the day.

Two outstanding individual performances came in the 11 Year Girls race with Alexander Geddes and Chelsea Gillard finishing second and third respectively.

In the overall standings Greenvale PS relinquished the cross country championship, finishing second to a strong St Carlo team.

Many of our students will advance to compete at the divisional cross country championships on Wednesday June 1st.

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Class Captains – Term 2

Firstly, we would like to recognise and congratulate all students who were Term 1 Class Captains. It was pleasing to see the leadership skills of these students continue to grow through the beginning of our school year and set the example for our future leaders.

As we commence Term 2, the leadership journey begins for a new group of students in Year 3, 4, 5 and 6. We would like to congratulate the following students and wish them the best of luck as they challenge themselves as leaders within their classroom.

Year 3: Jai Beckwith, Jessie Anderson, Kelvyn Hee, Lauren Borg, Demir Doguluer, Eylul Karadag

Year 3/4: Eren Ozsoy, Verity Ladiges

Year 4: Tristien Riccuiti, Stella Hoye, Omar Khodr, Eliz Doguluer, Kaan Kantarmaci, Beyza Cayir

Year 5: Liam Bartolo, Jalle Goche, Phillip Choo Koon, Chelsea Gillard, Max Satler, Nina Pantelidis

Year 5/6: Mitchell Canny, Isabella Brewster

Year 6: Joshua Chimanya, Dakota Sykes, Ben Scerri, Monique Santiglia, Ibrahim Abdi, Ayla Sagdic

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Interschool Sport – Round 1 VS St Carlo

SPORT HOME VS AWAY WIN/LOSS
ROUND 1 GREENVALE   ST CARLO  
AFL – OPEN 79   0 WIN
SOCCER – OPEN 2   11 LOSS
TENNIS – OPEN 28   41 LOSS
NETBALL – OPEN 9   1 WIN
NETBALL – GIRLS 5   3 WIN

Next week the Greenvale Cross Country team will compete at our district championships.

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Year 5 Class Captains Term 2

Congratulations to our Year 5 class captains for Term 2. They have been voted by their peers as leaders of their class. We look forward to seeing you as role models demonstrating the Greenvale Primary School values respect, responsibility, learning, honesty and resilience.

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

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5AB: Jalle Goche and Liam Bartolo

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5SC: Max Satler (not pictured) and Nina Pantelidis

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5RW: Philip Choo-Koon and Chelsea Gillard

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Kindness Week

On Monday the 21st of March, the Student Voice Group launched ‘Kindness Week,’ an initiative to promote the values of kindness and acceptance across the school community. Throughout the week, students participated in a variety of activities that encouraged them to think positively, to make new friends and to perform small acts of kindness for others.

Kindness week began with the celebration of Harmony Day, a day for all Australians to embrace cultural diversity. The theme for this year’s Harmony Day was ‘our diversity is our strength.’ All teachers and students came to school dressed in orange, a colour that symbolises respect for one self and others. A special whole school ‘buddy lunch’ was also held on Harmony Day, encouraging students to talk to each other and make new friends.

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Throughout the week students participated in a range of friendship building activities, including a family afternoon tea, classroom friendship games, lunchtime activities and junior story time. Below are some happy snaps of our wonderful students being kind to each other!

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“Happiness is when what you think, what you say and what you do are in harmony.”

-Gandhi

 

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Greenvale PS Athletics Carnival – 2016

On Tuesday 22nd of March, students in years 3, 4, 5 and 6 competed across a range of track, field and novelty events in our annual Athletics Carnival.

In perfect warm and still weather, the students represented their house both with their colours and their spirit alike.

All of the events were completed with great sportsmanship and enthusiasm from our students, and the results were tight throughout the day.

Final placings for overall house champion were as follows:

1st: Cumberland 496 points
2nd: Oaklands 492 points
3rd: Woodlands 466 points
4th: Gellibrand 450 points

The house awarded the spirit award, for displaying the most team spirit was Gellibrand.

The Greenvale Athletics Team will go off to compete at our district championships in Term Three.

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Greenvale Athletics 2016

Dear Parents, Guardians and Students,

On Tuesday 22nd March 2016; all Year 3-6 students will participate in the Greenvale Primary School Athletics Carnival.  The event will be held on the Bradford Avenue council oval; weather permitting.  Last year’s event was a huge success, so we hope this year can continue this great tradition at our school.

During this fantastic day all students who will be competing in their House Colours, in order to win the ‘points’ trophy for their House team.

Students have been able to select up to 4 events; which include the following:

Track 100m 200m 800m 1500m
Field Shot Put Discuss Long Jump High Jump
Novelty Tunnel Ball Kanga Sack Egg & Spoon  

Students are to dress in their house colours and they are permitted to spray their hair with their house colour only.  However, this must be done at home and students are not permitted to bring cans of hair spray to school. Students are able to support their house with appropriate coloured zinc cream; however they are not permitted to wear face paint.  Please remember to dress appropriately for the athletics.  (E.g. runners, tracksuits, short etc…)

A trophy will also be awarded to the

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