{Principals’ Blog

WELCOME BACK MCKINNON What a feeling to welcome our students back onsite to school this morning. There were smiling faces at every gate, in every classroom and outside in all the playgrounds. All staff are looking forward to spending the next two weeks at school with...

Principals’ Blog

RECONCILIATION WEEK ‘Reconciliation Week’ has begun and this was launched at our whole school assembly this week. To commence students and staff sung and watched a special clip of ‘We are Australian’ featuring students from across Australia. 5A students then shared...

Principals’ Blog

BUILDING CONNECTIONS! The week beginning Monday 23rd of May is Education Week, and the theme this year is ‘Building Connections’. We are so appreciative of the strong community partnerships that already exist here at McKinnon. Activities such as the Mother’s Day Stall...

Principals’ Blog

WELCOME BACK TO TERM TWO  MOTHERS’ DAY STALL – Thursday 6th May Looking ahead to the next weekend we wish all of our Mothers, Grandmothers a very happy Mother’s Day! Our Parents’ Club are holding a Mother’s Day Stall next Thursday 6th May for students to...

Principals’ Blog

SCHOOL COUNCIL We had our first meeting of the 2021 School Council this week. At the meeting we: welcomed and inducted our new members elected new executives, Natasha Hosein PRESIDENT, Louise Schirmer VICE PRESIDENT, Wayne Kitney TREASURER, Clement Yeung SECRETARY...

Principals’ Blog

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

Principals’ Blog

District Swimming, Gymnastics and Rugby We must thank the committed staff who work so hard to provide a positive and enjoyable experience for our sports stars! This week we have had our gymnastics program running, along with visitors from the women’s rugby team,...

Principals’ Blog

Welcome to the end of week four! Who would have believed the level of agility that was still required during 2021. However, the staff have been extraordinary, the students remarkably resilient and the cooperation and support of the parents has been extremely helpful....

Principals’ Blog

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 for our school. Our start this...

Principals’ Blog

What an extraordinary year this has been with many of us glad to see it coming to an end! Hopefully things will be more normal in 2021. Please be assured that at the beginning of the next school year we will send communication out regarding any organisation that is...
X