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Newsletter - Poynter Primary School
Newsletter
Mullaloo Beach Primary School
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www.mullaloobeachps.wa.edu.au
mullaloobeach.ps@education.wa.edu.au
IMPORTANT DATES………
Tuesaday 21st April
Artlook Afterschool program has
recommenced, every Tuesday for this
Term. Years 4-6, 3:00pm to 4:00pm.
Friday 24th April
ANZAC CEREMONY commencing
at 9:30am. All Welcome.
The uniform shop will be opened
today only from 8:30am to 9:00am
Monday 27th April
ANZAC Public Holiday
Tuesday 28th April
KAPTURE School Photos for
Students and Staff.
Thursday 30th April
Fire Department visit Room 11.
Friday 1st May
P&C Meeting held in the Staffroom
9:00am. All Welcome.
Publication does not represent endorsement
from the school.
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Issue #5
April 2015
Dear Parents, Guardians and the Community
Welcome back to Term 2. I am very excited to have been appointed to Mullaloo
Beach Primary School while Mr Davies is enjoying his well-deserved leave. I
thank all staff and parents for the warm welcome I have received into the Mullaloo
Beach community.
I have held both Deputy Principal and Principal positions in a variety of
government schools over the past 16 years. This has included Principal of a small
Wheatbelt school with 17 students to larger metropolitan schools and most
recently as Principal at Tuart Hill Primary School.
I am passionate about public education and strive to create the best conditions
within a school to ensure all students receive a high quality education. The single
biggest influence on student performance is teacher quality. I am a firm believer
in supporting teachers to be the very best they can be. We are fortunate to have
a very dedicated and hardworking staffing group who put students first.
Students are at the forefront of every decision I make in a school. My motto is “If
it’s good for kids, then do it”.
The partnership between the school and parents is crucial and one I actively
promote. I believe in open and transparent communication and encourage
parents to make an appointment if you have anything you would like to discuss.
I look forward to working with the School Board and the P&C this year to support
student learning.
Ian Ralph
PRINCIPAL
ANZAC SERVICE
Our ANZAC Service will be held near the flag pole on Friday 24th April
commencing at 9:30am. John Duffy, from the RSL is our guest speaker who will
pay a tribute to our fallen soldiers. This is always a very special and moving
ceremony and your attendance is most welcome.
Nicole Bradley Rm9
Rm9
ASSEMBLY
Our next assembly is on Friday 8th May held by Room 3. We look forward in
seeing you there.
CERTIFICATES
Congratulations to the following students who were awarded a
ACHIEVER AWARD at our last Term 1 assembly on Friday 27TH
Rm1 Sienna Rm2 Senna Rm3 Neve Rm4 Callum
Rm5 Megan Rm6 Jarvis Rm10 Jasmine
Rm11 Grace Rm8 Reece Rm9 Matilda
Science Rm11 Grace
Canteen good manners Rm11 Peyton
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ARTLOOK AfterAfter-School Program
The Artlook after-school Creaative Arts Club for students in
Year 4-6 has recommenced. Every Tuesday this term in room
7, 3:00pm to 4:00pm. At no cost.
Liz Moores and Sandy Sturmer, CoCo-ordinating Teachers.
SEAHORSE CAFÉ
The Canteen will be closed this week. We will advise you when the
Canteen will reopen. Apologies for any inconvenience, Erin Ranson
Canteen Manager.
FUN AT THE EASTER HAT PARADE
Another successful Easter Hat Parade was held on Friday 27th March. Thanks go
to all the parents who helped out in their construction. The children obviously
loved the assistance, particularly those parents who came into the school to help.
Check out the pics!
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CHILDREN – DROP OFF and PICK UP
It is timely to remind parents about the
40km/h speed limit around the school during
peak periods in the morning and afternoon.
Please be cautious when dropping off and
picking up your child. We had a parent who
dropped off their children near the staff car park opened the car door and the
children ran across the staff car park on their own to the school building. One of
the children is a Pre Primary student. Parents of Pre Primary students are
requested to bring their children to the classroom and wait with them until the
door is opened at 8:40am.
SCHOOL PHOTO DAY IS –Tuesday 28th April
Our school photo day is coming! Every student will have received a Kapture
Photography order envelope to bring home. The recommended method of
ordering your photos is online through Kapture’s website as your payment is
secure and can be easily verified at any time. Alternatively you can pay by cash
or cheque and return the provided envelope to the school on the photography
day. If you place your order online please DO NOT return your envelope to
school.
Any parent who forgets or is unable to supply their envelope on the photo day will
have five (5) days to complete an order online. Late payment envelopes cannot
be accepted by the school office or by Kapture.
You also have the option to order a sibling photo package online, however please
be aware there may be a limited number of sibling orders that can be placed due
to time constraints on photo day. We suggest you place your online sibling order
as early as possible to avoid disappointment.
Please note sibling orders close @ midday Monday 27th April 2015
Kapture offer a money back guarantee for any parent who is not fully satisfied
with their photo package. Should you have any queries before or after photo day,
please direct them to the Kapture office on 9240 1714 or email
enquiries@kapture.com.au.
All students will be photographed individually on photo day for school
administration records AS WELL as included in their class group photo available
for purchase to all families. Should there be any reason why your child should
NOT be included in the photo shoot –please contact the school office.
School Watch encourages the school community to report any suspicious activity in and
around school grounds, after hours and on weekends, as well as during school holidays.
Telephone 1800 177 777 (free call)
or 13 14 44 (WA Police)
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