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Footy Colours Day 2019

On Friday September 20th, Greenvale Primary School celebrated another Footy Colours Day on the final day of Term Three.
This special day celebrates the AFL finals which are currently taking place in Melbourne and raises money for the Fight Cancer Foundation.

At recess, the House Captains ran some fun footy related activities for our junior students, and before the end of the day our school got together to parade our Footy Colours.
The students looked outstanding in the footy colours, with AFL, Rugby and Soccer accounted for, as well as local, national and international clubs.

 

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Greenvale PS Hot Shots 2019

For four weeks in Term 3, all students in Years 3 and 4 at Greenvale Primary School engaged in schools annual Hot Shots Program, run in collaboration with professions tuition from the staff at Greenvale Tennis Club.

The Hots Shots Program is a tennis skill development program where students learning about the fundamentals of tennis including, forehands, backhands, serving and volleys.
This active program also promotes game play, which cumulated this week in the Hot Shots Grand Final.

After completing a play-off within their class, the top placed boy and girl, along with a number of wildcard entries, were granted entry into the Grand Final.
Following an exciting Grand Final tournament of 16 boys and 16 girls, I would like to congratulate the following students as our Hot Shots Champs for 2019:

Boys: Aadi
Girls: Melisa

Well done to all students involved, I hope you have learnt a lot during this unit and had a heap of fun.
It will be great to see many of you playing tennis in the future.

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Divisional Athletics 2019

On Tuesday September 10th, forty Greenvale Primary School students attended the Divisional Athletics Carnival at the Meadow Glen Athletics Track.

In mild conditions, our students competed with great skill, sportsmanship and spirit. We experienced a range of results with 12 students winning their way through to the Regional Championships in Term 4.

Thank you to the parents who supported our students on the day, and to the staff members for working tirelessly.

Congratulations to all students who attended, representation at Division is an amazing achievement.
Good luck to the students who will go onto compete at the Region event.

Your hard work and determination is a credit to your results. Keep it up!

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Year 1 Scienceworks Excursion

The Year 1 students have been learning about changes in the weather, sky and landscapes. They explored the phases of the moon and researched space travel and the role of astronauts. On Wednesday the 4th of September the Year 1 classes attended an exciting excursion at Scienceworks. They discovered new and old inventions and experienced a simulated spaceship while viewing the museum. Students then entered the planetarium where they enjoyed a movie called Tycho to the Moon. They also had the opportunity to view the night sky that was projected above on a dome shaped screen. The photos below show some of the fun that was had on the day

  

 

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District Athletics 2019

On Monday August 26th, sixty-eight Greenvale Primary School students attended the Meadow Glen Athletics Track in Epping to compete in the District Athletics Carnival.

In gorgeous sunny conditions our students competed in the range of events including: high jump, long jump, triple jump, hurdles, relay, 100m sprint, 200 sprint, 800m run, 1500m run, shot put and discus.

Throughout the day, our students proudly represented our school to the community, both on and off the track, displaying excellent sportsmanship, athleticism and our school values.

We experienced great success with countless brilliant individual performances, finishing as the Champion School and having many students who will now go onto participate in the Divisional Athletics on September 10th.

To all of the students who will advance onto the next stage, keep working hard and we wish you the best of luck. To everyone in yesterday’s Athletics Team, congratulations on your efforts and I can’t wait to see you all on the track again next year.

Thank you to our amazing staff for working tirelessly throughout the day, and thank you to the parents who came along to support.

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Science Week

National Science Week was an amazing week for our students at Greenvale Primary School. Every classroom participated in a variety of activties related to Earth and Space Science, some students in F-6 entered in a Science competition and Fizzics Education ended the week with a bang!

Science Competition

Our Science competition saw over 100 entries from Foundation to Year 6. It was amazing to see so much effort placed into each piece of work and to know that so many of our families had lots of discussion about space and the moon. Entries were judged on the criteria for each year level and there were 5 winners from each category. Congratulations to every student who entered the competition.

Foundation

Astronauts

Students were to make their own astronaut using materials they had at home.

 

Year 1/2

Phases of the Moon

Students were to create a piece of artwork showing the phases of the moon.

 

Year 3/4

3D Moon Model

Students were to create a 3D model terrain of the moon incorporating and listing at least 5 main features.

 

Year 5/6

Moon Rover

Students were to make a moon rover that moved independently.

Students were to include their

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Our 100 Days of School!

After lots of hard work so far this year, we finally reached our 100 days of school, and what a week we had!

On Monday, we had a scavenger hunt where we had to find 100 items to collect out on the school yard. Some of the things we collected included leaves, twigs and pieces of bark.

On Tuesday, we created paper chains using coloured paper. Some of us made patterns of 2s, 5s and 10s to help us count more efficiently.

On Wednesday, we designed our own 100 eyed aliens! We used dried black beans for the eyes and stuck them on with PVA glue. It was a messy job but we loved it!

On Thursday, we enjoyed threading 100 colourful beads onto string to create our own ‘100 days necklaces’.

On Friday, we had our dress up day to celebrate our official 100th day of school. We dressed up as 100 year olds! We saw lots of grey hair, glasses, walking sticks and people complaining of a sore back or knees.

It was a fantastically FUN week and we are now 100 days SMARTER!!!

 

                

 

 

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