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  2023 ENROLMENT OR RELOCATION A reminder for any parents who are yet to enrol their children for 2023, please do so as soon as possible as places are filling fast and planning for next year has commenced. Please let us know if you are intending to enrol or if...

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National Reconciliation Week is an important event in our calendar and provides great opportunity to talk about and understand our shared histories, cultures and achievements. The theme of Reconciliation Week, ‘Be Brave. Make Change’, asks all of us, regardless of our...

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OUR FABULOUS EDUCATION SUPPORT STAFF Earlier this week we celebrated our fabulous Education Support Staff and the contribution they make to our community. We have twenty ES staff who support our students and teachers in many ways across our school. They do an...

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WELCOME BACK TO TERM TWO MOTHERS’ DAY STALL – FRIDAY 6TH MAY Looking ahead to this Sunday we wish all of our Mothers, Grandmothers a very happy Mother’s Day! Our Parents’ Club held a Mother’s Day Stall today for students to attend in the morning. Each...

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SCHOOL COUNCIL We had our first meeting of the 2022 School Council this week. At the meeting we: welcomed and inducted our new members elected new executives, Louise Schirmer PRESIDENT, Clement Yeung VICE PRESIDENT, Rebecca Newboult TREASURER, Jasma Sutaria SECRETARY...

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STUDENT LEADER BADGE PRESENTATION It was an assembly of celebration earlier this month as our Year Six student leaders and Student Representative Council members received their badges. A big thank you to Nick Staikos MP who came along to share this special event. The...

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DISTRICT SWIMMING, LAWN BOWLS AND RUGBY We must thank the committed staff who work so hard to provide a positive and enjoyable experience for our sports stars! We have just had the women’s rugby team working with our students to discover new talents. We also had our...

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YEAR LEVEL INFORMATION NIGHTS AND THREE-WAY CONFERENCES The information nights even though remote were an opportunity to explain areas of curriculum we focus on, learn about what areas you can support your child with and begin this year’s learning journey as a...

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Welcome to our first school newsletter for the year. Our newsletters at McKinnon are shared fortnightly on Fridays via Compass. They are packed full of celebrations and news from around the school and are an important communication link. Our start this year has been...

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What another extraordinary year this has been with many of us excited to see the year end and looking forward to a fresh 2022. While this time last year we were hoping for a year of normality it is important to take stock of the wonderful things we have been able to...
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