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Grandparents Game Day

On Wednesday the 8th of June students in Year 1 had the opportunity to invite their grandparents to school for the afternoon. The students had previously learnt about how life has changed from their grandparents where they investigated how school, roles, toys and games have evolved overtime.

The grandparents spent time with the students in their classrooms to play games from the past such as, pick up sticks, elastics, hopscotch, quoits and marbles. The students were all very excited and happy to have their family at school. Below are some photos of the afternoon.

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Interschool Sport – Round 3 VS Roxburgh Homestead PS

SPORT HOME VS AWAY WIN/LOSS
ROUND 3 ROXY HOMESTEAD PS   GREENVALE PS  
AFL – OPEN 0   126 WIN
SOCCER – OPEN 3   7 WIN
TENNIS – OPEN 4   48 WIN
NETBALL – OPEN 6   5 LOSS
NETBALL – GIRLS 6   3 LOSS

Next weeks match has been rescheduled to the final day of term two.
Our next game will be on June 10th, away at Roxburgh Rise PS.

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Divisional Cross Country 2016

On Wednesday June 1st, 30 Greenvale PS students attended the Divisional Cross Country in representation of our district.

The students ran at Bundoora Park on a challenging track, across 2000 and 3000 meter events, against tough competition.

All Greenvale students ran with great spirit and endeavor and should be extremely proud of their efforts.

Students who finished in the top 10 of their event qualified for the Northern Metro Region Cross Country on Wednesday June 15th again at Bundoora Park.

I would like to congratulate both Will (10 Year Boys, 5th) and Alam (12 Year Boys, 9th) who will represent our school and our division at the regional event.

We wish you all the best.

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Interschool Sport – Round 2 VS Good Samaritan

SPORT HOME VS AWAY WIN/LOSS
ROUND 2 GOOD SAMARITAN GREENVALE PS
AFL – OPEN 0 101 WIN
SOCCER – OPEN 4 1 LOSS
TENNIS – OPEN 20 46 WIN
NETBALL – OPEN 2 7 WIN
NETBALL – GIRLS 0 4 WIN

Next week we have a bye, but are scheduled to play away against Roxburgh Homestead PS on June 3rd.

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Ace-Hi Ranch

On Wednesday the 4th of May, 70 excited Year 4 students carried their pillows and sleeping bags and boarded the bus for their first ever stay – away camp! The buses were filled with nervous laughter as the students made their way along the Mornington Peninsula to the fun-filled horse riding camp – Ace-Hi Ranch!

Students participated in a range of activities designed to develop confidence, team work and a sense of adventure! The giant swing, flying fox and rock climbing wall were just some of the highlights of the fun 3-day camp.

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The students also had fun learning how to ride a horse and how to shoot a bow and arrow. It was fantastic to see the students working as a team to make their way through the very tricky obstacle course! Lots of giggling and laughter could be heard in the air as the children tried to swing across the ‘lake of alligators.’

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By the end of our three day camp, new friendships were formed, fears were faced (and beaten!) and lots of tired yet happy campers returned home with new found confidence. Congratulations to all the Year 4 campers for their amazing behaviour, manners and attitude!

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Year 6’s attend the schools ANZAC Day ceremony at Shrine

Our Year 6 students once again attended the special schools ceremony at the Shrine of Remembrance to commemorate ANZAC Day. Our school captains laid a wreath at the Eternal Flame on behalf of our school.

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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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