2015 Year 6 Portsea Camp

Beautiful weather, a picturesque setting and challenging activities were the hallmarks of our Year 6 camp. A huge thankyou to everyone involved, parents, teachers and students for making this such a successful camp.IMG_0927 DSCN1557 DSCN1600 DSCN1088 DSCN1149 DSCN1161 DSCN1165

 

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

Tabloid Sports 2015

Today Greenvale Primary School hosted its first ever Tabloid Sports.

Students in Years Foundation, One and Two participated in a range of events including, 50m sprints, kanga sack races, bean bag throws, parachute games, tunnel ball races, soccer dribbling activities, egg and spoon races as well as baton relays.

All events were just for fun, and the students engaged in them with great enjoyment and sportsmanship.

Thank you to all of the staff, students and parents who worked hard in hot conditions, to contribute to this fantastic day.

php0cKBrsPM php6yFTVkPM phpPJIjkdPM phpT6dgkLPM

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

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.

IMG_0520 IMG_0522    IMG_0537 IMG_0544 IMG_0547 IMG_0549 IMG_0553 IMG_0556 IMG_0532IMG_0559IMG_0523IMG_0528

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

Greenvale GreenGrocers

On Friday 20th November the Year 4 students participated in the exciting Greenvale Green Grocers market day! Students prepared, planted, picked and washed a variety of organic veggies to sell to their families. Below are just some of the yummy veggies we had to offer!

Each student wrote a persuasive letter to their families, convincing them to come and support our school community. They prepared colourful posters and catchy slogans and phrases, which they shared all afternoon. A huge thank you to all the families who came to support our wonderful Greenvale Green Grocers!

IMG_0076 IMG_0077 IMG_0078 IMG_0080 IMG_0081 IMG_0086 IMG_0087 IMG_0090 IMG_0091 IMG_0092 IMG_0089

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

Hot Shots Competition 2015

Over the past week students in Years 3 and 4 have participated in a Tennis Hot Shots program in their Physical Education lessons. This program has been run in conjunction with the Greenvale Tennis Club and Hume Tennis and Community Centre.

Students participated in a ‘three-point peg play-off’ against members of their class in order to determine the top two boys and girls from each class to advance through to the final.

Today’s lunch time final was played in two separate boys and girls competitions in an elimination format in order to determine our champions.

Congratulations to both Shayla and Steven who finished first in their respective competitions.
These students have been awarded with an on court experience at the 2016 Australian Open.

Well done to the following students who also played in today’s final:

3MS: Alanah, Berna, Cooper, Daniel

3SB: Georgia, Amenna , Paul, Royce

3RW: Hanna, Sasha, Luka, Christian

34S: Milana , Rachel, Adam, Will, Delani, Jasmine, Christian, Michael

4KK: Taliyah, Jalle, Steven, Ahmed

4MP: Shayla, Chelsea, Theo, Matthew

4EW: Suega, Eda, Ravindu, Richie

IMG_0985 IMG_0987 IMG_0990

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

Fairy Tale Parade

During Term 4 we have been reading and looking at different Fairytales. On Thursday the 19th November all of the Year 1’s participated in a Fairytale parade!! The students looked fantastic in their dress ups, they all went to a lot of effort to look their best for the day.

We had princesses, princes, pirates, dragons, fairies and many more! The parents even had a dance with us at the end. We all had a lot of fun. Below are some pictures from the day:

:DSC_5259         DSC_5262

DSC_5268     DSC_5270

DSC_5272      DSC_5277    DSC_5282

DSC_5301   IMG_4830  IMG_4832

IMG_4834                 DSC_5276

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

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!

IMG_0826IMG_0823IMG_0784IMG_0790IMG_0490IMG_0487IMG_0770IMG_0765

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

 

Leave a comment Continue Reading →