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LEAH MILLS Thank you for the demonstration of support and connectedness our community has shown through this very difficult time. Yesterday Marcia Paturzo and Hannah Macklow, on behalf of our school community, collected the ribbons on the fence and the beautiful cards...

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MCKPS PARTICIPATES IN VICTORIAN SCHOOL’S MUSICAL FESTIVAL This week I was fortunate enough to attend the Victorian Schools Musical Festival where our stage band performed. The stage band sounded terrific with Robert Minshull supporting with his conducting skills. A...

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WORLD TEACHERS’ DAY Thank you to our wonderful parent community who so generously donated their time to prepare an outstanding lunch for World Teachers’ Day. The tables looked beautiful with freshly cut flowers and the food was magnificent, reflective of our diverse...

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WELCOME BACK It’s amazing to think we are launching into Term 4. It makes us wonder where the year has gone! We have enjoyed hearing from our students about all the exciting activities they have been up to over the holidays with their families. Term 4 promises to be...

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SCHOOL COUNCIL SUMMARY School Council held its monthly meeting on Monday18th September. Some of the highlights from this meeting were:a presentation delivered by Angela Henry (English Leading Teacher) on how English is being taught at McKinnon PS, an update on the...

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FATHER’S DAY I hope all the male parents/grandparents/guardians had a wonderful Father’s Day this weekend. Hopefully our students managed to find a little something at our recent stall to help celebrate the day. Thanks again for Mary, Florence, Parents Club and all of...

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Preparation for 2018 Classes Begin As we begin our process of 2018 class placement the first step is to confirm student numbers for 2018. The second step is to provide an opportunity for parents to have input to their child’s class placement if they believe there is a...

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LEARNING SPACES We would like to remind all parents/carers that learning spaces, e.g. library, Learning Centre and classrooms are NOT to be used as waiting zones before school finishes. If you do arrive to school prior to 3:30pm, please wait outside your child’s...

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Welcome Back Welcome back to everyone. We have once again had a fabulous beginning to the school term.   We started our term with two intensive days of the IB PYP training with the focus being on inquiry learning and tools to delve deeply into students...

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Qkr! And Compass Night: Thank you to the parents who joined us for the informative night about how to get the most out of QKR! and Compass. Parents who attended have graciously put together a help sheet for everyone. Please find it attached to the newsletter post this...
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