Curriculum Day/Parent Teacher Interviews

Please Note – The school’s last 2015 Curriculum Day has moved from November to Tuesday 15th September. 

There is no school for students on that day.

The school has been waiting to attend a professional learning session by a James Anderson. James sessions are about changing the mindset of educators and students through the power of positive language. This is an area in which our staff and students can benefit.

Our last curriculum day was going to be in November but we have been accepted into a whole day on September 15.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

With this change, we will also be adjusting our Parent Teacher interviews by one night. The interviews will be on Wednesday and Thursday (was going to be Tuesday/Thursday).

PARENT TEACHER INTERVIEWS

Wednesday 16th and Thursday 17th September 1pm – 7pm.

Sentral’s Parent Portal has been set up for parents/carers to make bookings. This will open at 9am on Monday 31st August.

On the two days of interviews, students will have a normal day and finish at 3.20pm.

$$Cash Grant$$

You may have read the article in the Geelong Advertiser this week that Moriac PS is to receive $156000 from the State Government for buildings and grounds. This was only just made known to the school as well. This grant is from the same funding that provided the school with funding in 2013 for the minor refurbishment. As we are also in the process of planning our $3 million capital works program, we intend to add this latest grant to the $3 million to further expand our school options. It is not lost on us that, having fought so long and hard with little joy, the school now finds itself very much front and centre of capital works funding…an irony that we are happy to live with now. More news as this project moves forward.

Updated School Policy

Last night, School Council reviewed and updated the ICT (information and communications technology) policy, which includes the Student Acceptable Use Agreement. This information is now posted on our Policies page on this site. Now that School Council has ratified this, the acceptable use agreement will be sent home to all year three to six students in the coming days.

Sand Pit Items

We have just topped up our sand pits with fresh new sand (thank Years 5 & 6 students). We are after pre-loved or new items for all the students from P-6 to use in the sandpit e.g farm animals, dinosaurs, trucks, diggers, cars, muffin trays, pots, plastic or metal bowls, sieves, funnels, etc. Please no breakable items. If you have any of these items that you can kindly donate, please bring them to the 5/6 classroom. Thanks.

Fire Drill Record

Well that was impressive. Over 200 students, 15 staff and several parent volunteers evacuated in a practice fire drill in a new record for the school of 2 minutes, 20 seconds.