Macquarie Fields Public School P.O. Box 56 Phone: 9605 1024 Fax: 9829 2432 Email: [email protected] [email protected] www.macfields-p.schools.nsw.edu.au Welcome back to another busy and exciting term in Eloueura Principal’s Message PRINCIPAL’S MESSAGE Term 3 Week 10 High School Celebration Day Our Year 6 students are looking forward to another visit to the high school to experience the celebration day that is a part of Macquarie Fields High School Culture. Presentation and recognition days With our school numbers increasing there will be more changes this year. I wanted to give you the dates early so working parents can organise time to attend. K-2 will be held on Tuesday 9th December in our school hall and Years 3-6 will be on Wednesday 10th December in the high school hall. 2015 If you have a child starting school in 2015 please make sure enrolment forms have been returned to the office so classes can be formed. If you know your child will not be returning in 2015 as you may be moving please put this in writing at the office so classes and numbers for 2015 can be finalised. Mini Fete We are all looking forward to the mini fete in week 2 of next term. There is a raffle with amazing prizes so please support our school by selling as many tickets as possible. Encourage children to do some extra chores in the holidays to earn some pocket money to spend at the mini fete. All money raised goes towards the one laptop per child program in our school. Disney Trivia Night Do not forget to book your seat or table by Friday this week or it will be opened up to the public. There are also fantastic prizes to be won on this fun evening on Saturday 25th October in our school hall. As Term 3 comes to an end I would like to thank everyone for another amazing term of learning for our children. I hope everyone has a wonderful holiday. Students and staff return on Tuesday 7th of October. If you notice any security issues at the school during the holidays please call School WHAT’S ON Security on 1300880021. The Fields Flyer is full of interesting information each week. Make sure that you check out the DET web site for parents. www.schools.nsw.edu.au/news/ezine Kerrie Hayman MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY WEEK 10 15.9.2014 16.9.2014 Sport & Group Photos 17.9.2014 K-6 Assembly 8.55am 19.9.2014 Last Day of Term WEEK 1 6.10.2014 LONG WEEKEND 7.10.2014 School Resumes 8.10.2014 K-6 Assembly 8.55am 18.9.2014 Assembly Group A 2.10pm K-6 HS Celebration Day 9.10.2014 WEEK 2 13.10.2014 14.10.2014 15.10.2014 K-6 Assembly 8.55am 16.10.2014 10.10.2014 GALA DAY 17.10.2014 MINI FETE ELOUERA NEWS Just a reminder to keep bringing your books back so that we can get Elouera all tidied up and ready for Term 4. Sadly, we STILL have not had one single class with a 100% borrowing record. Let’s make that the mission in Term 4. We have some fabulous options for a cooking lesson for the winning class! We might even draw a name out for a prize for the best borrowers from that class! IMPORTANT In the interest of saving trees, please check out the school’s web site for more exciting events, opportunities and information about the fabulous opportunities in our community FIVE MINUTES OF FAME Mr Darryl – our amazing General Assistant Favourite Pastime: Favourite food: Went to School: Favourite Sportsperson: Interesting fact: Watching my daughter do well at swimming Weiss Bars Cabramatta West PS My daughter I don’t have time for a “Man Cave’ because I’m too busy travelling with swimming PARENT CAFÉ Here are some interesting web sites to look at in your spare time http://www.boardofstudies.nsw.edu.au/ http://www.curriculumsupport.education.nsw.gov.au/literacy/assets /pdf/continuum/k6_contin_2012.pdf http://www.curriculumsupport.education.nsw.gov.au/literacy/progra m/focus_read/index.htm http://www.schoolatoz.nsw.edu.au/home http://englishforeveryone.org/Topics/Reading-Comprehension.htm http://www.pearsonlongman.com/ae/marketing/sfesl/practicereading. html http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/ http://www.abc.net.au/btn/ MENTAL HEALTH ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE Orygen Youth Health http://oyh.org.au/ The Black Dog Institute http://www.blackdoginstitute.org.au/ Beyond Blue http://www.beyondblue.org.au/ Headspace http://www.headspace.org.au/ Reach Out http://au.reachout.com/ CANTEEN NEWS Yoghurt and Frucas lollies will now be available on Fridays only. From Term 4, there will be some new weekly specials available, so keep an eye on the Canteen News! SCHOOL BANKING Just a reminder that School Banking is held every Thursday and for each deposit, you will receive a token. When ten tokens are collected, each child will receive a gift MINI FETE Friday 17 October 11.30am – 2.00pm Guessing Competition Devonshire Teas Games Books Haunted House Huffy Slider Inflatables Drinks BBQ Snow Cones Show Bags Fairy Floss Footy Passing Face Painting Wet Sponge Throwing Gift Baskets Hair Spraying Nail Painting Chocolate Wheel Art workshop Spiders Fake Tattoos Cakes Jellies and Spiders Plaster Fun Mini Golf Quoits Loom Bands AND SO MUCH MORE!!!!!
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