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Collected Excursion Levy Refund/ 2021 Credit Process We hope you are all looking after yourselves and manage to enjoy some simple pleasures over the coming holiday period. We understand this time has many layers of complexity for our families at McKinnon. There have...

At Home Together – Staff Stories of Stage Four Lockdown It is with pleasure we share with you our stories from lockdown as we all work together to beat this virus. Please find the stories below.If you would like to share your family’s story, please send a photo...

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Learner Profile Awards Last week I had the privilege of holding our first learner profile morning tea for our award recipients. It was celebration of the achievement and students shared what was working during this time. What stood out was they were very grateful for...

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Term Three Portfolio Tasks and How They Relate to the Modified End of Year Report Last term your child completed three learning tasks. This term we are planning for student led conferences and at the end of the term we will be using the portfolio tasks which are set...

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ALL BACK TOGETHER It has been wonderful having all our students back together and learning at school. The feeling amongst students and staff has been extremely positive as we all transition back to on-site learning altogether. Next week students will be reflecting on...

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RETURNING TO SCHOOL We would like to take a moment to acknowledge the parents, students and staff for all their efforts as the return to school for our Foundation-2 students could not have been smoother. We are now looking forward to welcoming back our Years 3-6...

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RETURNING TO SCHOOL We are looking forward to welcoming back our youngest students (F-2) on Tuesday 26th May and then the rest of our student cohort (3-6) a fortnight later on Tuesday 9th June. We hope that you have by now all read our communication sent out on...

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STUDENT LEARNING WEEK FOUR We cannot believe it is already the end of our fourth week this term. While it is very hard for all of us listening to sometimes conflicting ideas in the media, guessing what the next announcement will bring and trying to navigate our work,...

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WELCOME BACK TO TERM TWO In our first newsletter for Term Two we would usually be discussing and looking forward to many upcoming events at our school. Things like: the Mother’s Day Stall, Education Week, Naplan, or trying to emphasise the importance of still wearing...

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CRAZY COLOUR RUN Congratulations to the Parents’ Club for a great school Crazy Colour Run. It was terrific to see so many parents at the event cheering on their children. The staff also enjoyed the day, all dressing in white with a touch of sparkle. It was also fun...
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