Term 2, Week 8
Cowra Public School NEWS
CONTACTING THE SCHOOL Mail: PO Box 285, Cowra Phone: 6342 2400 Fax: 6341 1357
School Counsellor: 6341 3078 Support Teachers for:
Vision/Hearing/Behaviour: 6342 4147
Dept.Health Dental Clinic: 1300 552 208
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NSW Department of Education and Communities have
praise and advice success, that
commitment to the giving
towards further indicates their care
children. On receiving the report cards if any parent would like to discuss their child’s report with their teacher, a time will be made available in Week 10.
The school has also been very busy in the last week with several representative groups travelling to sporting events including the Western Region Cross Country and the Western Region Rugby Union Trials. At the Cross Country, Ellis Hawker was crowned the Western Region Champion and will now compete at the
Country in Sydney later in the year. We also congratulate all representative of the school at these events.
PRINCIPAL’S REPORT Dear Parents
Cowra Public School is currently finalising the reporting period, with reports to parents scheduled to be out on Monday, 25 June. The teachers and staff have been very busy completing assessment of children’s work and academic growth in semester one, with very results.
It is a pleasure to read the comments on the student report cards and see high achievement being reached by so many students in all subject areas.
It is also pleasing to see the care in which the
FOR YOUR DIARY JUNE 20
21 P & C Meeting 22 School Athletics Carnival 23 School Working Bee 25 NAIDOC WEEK 25 25
Paul Kelly Cup - Bathurst Semester 1 Reports sent home
26 NAIDOC Public Speaking - Forbes 26 NAIDOC High School concert 27 WHOLE SCHOOL Olympic Sports Day 28
E2-3/H2-3 Excursion to Orange
29 NAIDOC Sporting Challenge at Mulyan 29
Last day of term
Working on the Infants
2.00pm - 4.00pm
The school will also be hosting Ben Grabham at the Primary assembly next week. Ben is Australia’s most successful off road motorcycle rider having won events ranging from the International Six Day Enduro, The Australian Off Road Championships,
14 June 2012
this assembly with the start time being 2.00pm.
Mrs Hilton is delighted to reward her Verse Speaking and Choir
for their tremendous
efforts during the last month and will be taking children from these groups to the High School performance of ‘Next Stop Broadway’ on Wednesday,
starting at 12.00 noon. Having heard the Verse Speaking at Mrs Colavito’s farewell assembly I can appreciate their efforts and training and fully agree with Mrs Hilton that they deserve a reward for their hard work.
The P&C will be holding their next meeting at the School on Thursday,
commencing at 7pm. We welcome all parents to the meeting and look forward to having new members involved. The scheduled P&C Working Bee set down for Saturday,
altered with Mrs Bowen only requiring limited assistance for light gardening during the afternoon. The scheduled time will be between 2 .00pm – 4.00pm. If you are
able The Australian Safari,
The Finke Desert Race, The Australian 4 Day Enduro and the Australian Supermoto Championship. Ben will be speaking to the children about goal setting and long term planning. He will be
detailing adversity that
his career and the he
has faced in
achieving his goals. Ben will then be speaking of his next pursuit which will be to compete for Australia in the world’s largest motor sport event ‘The Dakar Rally’. This talk is directed to impress on children the
to assist in pruning
23 June has been slightly
gardening please let the office know by ringing 63422400. The sand pits will be worked on during the next week during the school week.
The school will also be involved in a number of activities for NAIDOC Week commencing on Monday, 25 June. Notes relating to the events will accompany next week’s newsletter. This is a very important week on the school calendar and will involve most children.
Primary Verse Speaking & Choir to Civic Centre
achieve through hard work, determination and the ability to overcome adversity when it presents itself. Parents are welcome to attend
WORKING BEE Saturday, 23 June
Brad Tom Principal
PRIMARY VERSE SPEAKING & SINGING CHOIRS
REWARD As a reward for their tireless efforts at the Cowra Eisteddfod this year, the Cowra Public School Primary Verse Speaking and Singing Choirs have been invited to attend the matinee performance of the Cowra High School musical “Next Stop Broadway” at the Civic Centre on Wednesday, 20 June at 12 noon.
The students will walk to and from the Civic Centre accompanied by Mrs Hilton and Mrs Kilby.
There will be no cost for this excursion. Proudly Supporting Positive Behaviour for Learning
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