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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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Canberra Tour Year 6 The Year 6’s had a terrific time in Canberra last week. They had an informative time dropping in on Tim Wilson at Parliament House, not to mention experiencing the interactive Questacon Science Museum! It didn’t stop there, with the War...

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LEADERSHIP ASSEMBLY Last week we conducted a special whole school assembly to present our Student Leader badges. Congratulations to all our student leaders, we all wish them well in completing their roles in 2017. Our School Vice Captains did an amazing job of running...

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NEWSLETTER MAKEOVER You may have noticed our fresh additions to the newsletter as Hannah Macklow has taken on the responsibility of publication. Hannah works in the library at McKinnon Primary School.   SCHOOL PRIDE FUNDING We are very pleased to announce that we...
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