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Cowra Public School NEWS

Term 2, Week 5 24 May 2012 NSW Department of Education and Communities


As the term moves forward the children are starting to experience the colder mornings and it is very pleasing to see parents making sure that they are keeping their children warm with a school jumper.

The school has once again been a hive of activity over the last week with the pie drive orders coming in on Friday last week. The school was very grateful for the huge response to this fund raising effort. Over 1300 pies were sold. The delivery of

the pies will be

coordinated on Friday 25th of May (tomorrow)

starting at 2.30pm in the sport & fitness centre.

The children have been working well over

the week and this was very

evident when Mr David Lloyd (who is the Lachlan Senior Education Director) visited today and had a walk around the school to view the

operation. He commented on the STAGE 3 PIE DRIVE

COLLECT pies at the Sports Centre from 2.30pm FRIDAY


MAY 21 Book Fair all week 25 29

JUNE 5 6


PIES DELIVERED - COLLECT Girls’ Dance Group - Eisteddfod

29 CWA Public Speaking - Bathurst

Eisteddfod -Primary Verse Speaking Choir Eisteddfod - E2/3/H2-3 performance

Stage 3 Bathurst Goldfields excursion

21 P & C Meeting 22 School Athletics Carnival 25 NAIDOC WEEK

27 WHOLE SCHOOL Olympic Sports Day school in

Mrs Bowen has taken a very excited group of Kindergarten students to Yalbillinga for reading on Wednesday where the children enjoyed a range of stories and activities.

Miss James has started to put together a girl’s soccer team and will be training with the girls over the next few weeks . Added to this I have held nominations for the boys soccer team and with 40 boys keen to play, a team will be selected over the next week.

Mr Murray’s Rugby League team played the first round of the Westmont Shield

positive feel in the school and the strong quality teaching practise that he observed. Mr Lloyd also mentioned the wonderful facilities at the school and could see why parents would be very happy school.

to have their children at the

Children in Stage 2 and 3 need to be congratulated on consistent efforts in classrooms this week as regular teachers attended a professional development course

in Parkes. The on- going

professional development of staff at Cowra Public School is seen as an important part of student development as it provides teachers with knowledge of new programs and practises.

Next week the dance group will be performing at

the eisteddfod and we

wish the girls every success and thank the wonderful guidance of Alyssa Hindmarch and Thalia Nelligan from Cowra High School, who have instructed the group to such a high level.

Last week at the P&C meeting it was agreed that the focus for the P&C activity this term would be a gardening working

purpose of against Monday. In what was a

Orange Public School on very

entertaining game, it was great to see the Cowra boys come back after conceding early tries to a very big group of boys from Orange. Stand-out performances were Matt

Booker in

cover defence and great attack by Lindsay Munro. Overall the team played very well and the school was very happy with the sportsmanship shown by the team.

bee coordinated by Mrs

Bowen. Dates and details will be provided next week and we are looking to have as many helpers for the afternoon with the

improving the school facilities. Regards

Brad Tom Principal

~ CPS BOOK FAIR ~ Thursday 24 May - Thursday 31 May

The 2012 Cowra Public School Book Fair will be held from Thursday 24 – Thursday, 31 May. The book fair will subsequently be open Thursday to Thursday before school, lunch time and after school.

Items are available for sale from as low as $1. The school receives a commission from the book fair based on sales. In 2011 the library received over $1000 worth of books and resources as a result of our sales. Your support is greatly appreciated. Students will be taking home a brochure indicating some of the items available at the book fair. Students will also be able to preview items the week before the sale starts.

I suggest students, that you start

saving your pocket money, do extra chores and be extra nice to your parents over the week!!

Sheryl Ann Pulling - Teacher Librarian

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