Please find attached the list of Parents and DET employees nominated for this year’s School Council Elections. As there are more Parent nominees than vacancies, the election will go to ballot. On Monday, 26th February, each family will receive their Ballot Papers and a profile of all nominated parents to assist with their voting. Ballot papers will be brought home with the eldest child in each family.
Our 2018 School Council election process begins on Monday 12th of February. Please find all the information you need in the two documents below:
At the end of Term 2 we hosted thirteen Year 10 work experience students. Many of them were previous Greenvale Primary students and came from various Secondary schools. A big thank you to the teachers who accepted and mentored the students. We are also grateful for the work and assistance these students gave during their stay.
Olivia preparing the paint for Visual Arts. Chloe dancing with Year 6 students.
The year 6’s celebrated the engagement of Ms D’Angelo with a surprise party today. Year 6 students are very good at keeping a secret as she was totally unaware that anything was going on.
Thank you to the 136 parents who responded. Great to see that we have so many interested parents. The Survey Monkey, however, only collated the first 100 responses for us. With such a fabulous response, we will upgrade the Survey Monkey for any future surveys sent home to allow inclusion of all responses.
The survey responses were spread fairly evenly from parents with an eldest child right across the various year levels of our school.
It was interesting to note that not all parents thought that homework was important for improving their child’s learning.Of all the homework tasks that parents felt were most relevant, Reading came in at number one with 84 parents agreeing, followed by Number facts with 61 parents agreeing. Most parents felt that between 15 to 30 minutes of homework was sufficient, with 13 % stating that no time should be given to homework at all. Not surprisingly, in response to Question 5 – “Does your child enjoy doing homework?”, 73 % of parents indicated Sometimes to Not at All. Views on whether homework should be compulsory were shared fairly evenly across the board ranging from Not Compulsory to Compulsory.
We intend to use the feedback from
Please note that the final day of term 4 is this Friday (the 16th), and the finishing time is 3:30pm.
There’s no 1:30pm finish this year as Tuesday is technically the last day of term, however we have curriculum days on Monday and Tuesday.
Best wishes for the holiday period! See you in 2017.
The Art Show is coming soon!!! Please pre-purchase your admission tickets via the office. A letter regarding buying tickets has been sent home with the eldest child in the family.
Thursday 8th September from 4.30 – 7.30.
In the gym.
Adults are $5.00 and Children $2.00.
Here is the program of the stage events taking place on the night. There are also many fun activities located in the classrooms closest to the Gym.
See you there
Jane Keogh Art Teacher/Art Show coordinator.