Greenvale Athletics 2019 – results

On Tuesday April 2nd, all students in Years 3, 4, 5 and 6 participated in the Greenvale Primary School Athletics Carnival.

In perfect conditions out on the Bradford Oval, students competed in a range of events including 100m sprint, 200m sprint, 800m run, 1500m run, shot put, discus, long jump and high jump, across four age groups including 9s, 10s, 11s and 12s.

At the conclusion of each event, ribbons were given for first four place getters and points allocated to each House.
There was a trophy awarded for the House with the most points as well as a trophy awarded to the House which had displayed the great school spirit across the Cross Country and Athletics Carnivals.

Results are as follows:
Total House Points
4th: Woodlands 296
3rd: Gellibrand 403
2nd: Cumberland 537
1st: Oaklands 645

Spirit Award
Cumberland

The individual results from this day will make an excellent starting point for selection into the Greenvale Athletics Team, which will go off to compete at the District Athletics on Friday August 16.

Thank you to the school staff for working tirelessly throughout the day and especially to the parent volunteers who have given up their time to make the

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Year 6, Term 1 news

YEAR 6 NEWS

With Term 1 quickly drawing to a close we look back on what has been a very busy time.

 

During this term Year 6 students have taken part in webinars with other schools across the state, where they developed their understanding of the 4Rs of online safety and how to seek assistance if they encountered online bullying.

Student leaders attended the GRIP Leadership conference travelling into town by train and learning the core strategies related to being a leader.

Harmony Day saw the Year sixes dressing in orange and spending their day building, creating, singing karaoke, improving their photography skills, playing board games  and having a great day playing.

Taking part in the cross country gave our students an opportunity to practise their leadership skills. This time it was our House Captains leading their Houses in cheering on the runners and assisting in the setup and operation of the day. Congratulation to Oaklands house on taking out the day.

As part of Curiosity our students have been taking part in a unit on economics. They were required to select an item to make market and sell on market day. This involved costing and ordering their ingredients,

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Interschool Sport Results – Round 6 VS Roxburgh Rise PS

SPORT HOME VS AWAY  
ROUND 6 GREENVALE PS   ROXBURGH RISE PS  
Basketball OPEN 31   18 WIN
Basketball GIRLS 6   6 DRAW
Volleyball OPEN 2   1 WIN
Volleyball GIRLS 2   0 WIN
Tee Ball OPEN 17   1 WIN
Tee Ball GIRLS 8   7 WIN
Cricket OPEN 127   59 WIN
Cricket GIRLS 112   49 WIN

Congrats to the Girls Volleyball and Open Cricket Teams on undefeated seasons!

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Polite Kite Flight Incursion

On Thursday the 21st of March the Year2 students participated in a Polite Kite Incursion. The Year 2 team also celebrated Harmony Day by wearing orange and completing Polite Kite activities. Earlier in the week the students worked hard creating their designs before perfecting it on their kite skin. The Year 2 students also attended a Kite Talk presented by Olympic kite champion Jo. Wednesday and Thursday they participated in a workshop where they built their kites ready to fly at the festival.

Thursday afternoon Foundation, Year 1 and Year 2 were joined by friends and families on the oval for the fantastic festival of the Polite Kites!

 

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How to be an effective learning helper

Thanks you to all the parents who attended our session this morning. You can find all the information we discussed on this Powerpoint:

How to be an effective Learning Helper in the classroom

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Polite Kites Incursion

On Monday the 18th and Tuesday the 19th of March, our fabulous foundation students had their first ever incursion! Jo from ‘Polite Kites’ gave us our own special assembly on Monday and introduced the students to many different kites from all over the world. Over the next two days each class decorated and then made their very own delta kites. The students dazzling designs then took to the sky for a Harmony Day celebration, in which parents were invited to join the fun on the school oval. It was an amazing end to the day and was great to see so many parents flying the students’ kites too. Special thanks to Jo and all of our wonderful parent helpers in making this incursion successful, and also to Miss Law and Miss Bertolinni for organising such a wonderful event for the foundation to grade 2 students.

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Interschool Sport Results – Round 5 VS Roxburgh Park PS

SPORT

HOME VS AWAY WIN/LOSS

ROUND 5

GREENVALE PS  

ROXBURGH PARK PS

 
Basketball OPEN

36

 

5

WIN

Basketball GIRLS

10   6 WIN
Volleyball OPEN 2   1

WIN

Volleyball GIRLS

2   0 WIN
Tee Ball OPEN 19   5

WIN

Tee Ball GIRLS

12   3 WIN
Cricket OPEN 145   61

WIN

Cricket GIRLS

101   48

WIN

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