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Newsletter – 15th September, 2015

Year 3/4 Camp

STOP PRESS: Campers arrived safely—weather’s clear!
This morning 70 excited students and 8 staff took off for a four day adventure at Forest Edge Camp in Neerim East in Gippsland. Oakleigh PS has for many years offered an extensive camping program giving the students an opportunity to experience 4 different camps in Years 3-6.

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Oakleigh ‘Shorts’ – 8th September, 2015

Father’s Day Breakfast

What a delight it was to welcome over 300 community members to our Father’s Day breakfast last Friday morning. This is a significant event as I realise that with work and other commitments many parents and specifically fathers, don’t have the opportunity to be involved in the life of the school during the normal school day.
An event such as this relies on a strong team of helpers to set up and assist with the running. I thank them sincerely – particularly Anna Quezada (mother of Isabella 1G) and Rebecca Neale (mother of Jacob 1G) for coordinating the event.

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Newsletter – 1st September, 2015

Father’s Day Breakfast –  Friday, 4th September: 7.30 – 8.45am 

The annual Father’s Day Breakfast is on this Friday, 4th September.  Orders for food have now closed in order that food supplies can be ordered. Door prizes will be presented on the day.

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Newsletter – 25th August, 2015

NAPLAN Summary
Recently we received our NAPLAN results for 2015. NAPLAN is a Literacy and Numeracy test administered to all Year 3, 5, 7 and 9 students in Australia.
NAPLAN is made up of tests in the four areas (or ‘domains’) of:

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Newsletter 18th August, 2015

Having the opportunity to meet and discuss educational issues with over 1200 educational leaders from around the globe provided me with insight that many of the issues we face in Victorian schools are actually international issues. Some of the more significant challenges are:

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11th August, 2015

This week our Office Manager Jane McClelland is taking Long Service Leave to travel to Europe with her husband. Sandra Forbes, an experienced Business Manager will be sharing the office duties with Susan Close until the end of term.

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Newsletter 4th August 2015

Endorphins are released when you smile.
A happy, positive expression will serve you well in life:
This is particularly true for challenging situations such as job interviews: a smiling, relaxed persona indicates confidence and an ability to cope well in stressful situations.

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Newsletter 28th July

Over the next ten days I have been granted leave to participate in some exciting professional development.

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