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Week 4 Term 3 Blog

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Term 3 Week 4 Wednesday 10 th August               Dear Parents, KAYA! We hope you are having a wonderful week. Mission Markets This Friday the 12 th August we are celebrating the 26 th anniversary of OLC and the Feast of Assumption of Mary. This year the markets will be focused on raising money for the Catholic Mission Australia. We would love the children to bring money that they have earnt from doing jobs around the house so that they can understand the value of the money they are donating. Please send your child to school with $5 in coins.  Stationery Please send in any extra supplies that your child may need for their pencil case.  Book Week Theme Book Week Information Important Dates Mission Markets - Friday 12 th August (Week 4) Book Week Dress Up – Thursday 25 th September (Week 6) Pupil Free Day – Friday 26 th August (Week 6) OLC Open Afternoon - Thursday 1 st September (Week 7) School Photos – Thursday 8 th & Friday 9th September (Week

End of Week 2 Blog

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Friday 29 th July 2022 KAYA! We have had a very busy first two weeks of term 3 and all students have settled in well. Thank you to those parents who have been in touch with us. Open communication is very important!   Uthando Dolls In keeping with OLC tradition, the children will be involved in the worldwide Uthando Doll project this term. Throughout this unit of work, the students will be working with a partner to stuff, sew, dress and accessorise a doll that will be sent to a child in need in the Kwazulu Natal community in South Africa. This project incorporates a range of outcomes from the Design Technologies curriculum, as well as fostering a sense of ownership in the students, with a focus on greater community needs. This project will run over the whole of Term 3 and will require parent help. I will be very grateful if a parent or grandparent would volunteer their time, for one hour per week during our Technology Session (Year 4 Del Wednesday 12-1pm) (Year 4 Dan We

Week 1 Term 3

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  Term 3 Week 1 Welcome back to Term 3! We hope you have had a nice holiday.  I spent a week up north in Gnaraloo enjoying    lots of sunny beach days and Claire has bee n busy settling into her new house! Claire and I are looking forward to teaching your child this term. We have had a thorough handover from Caitlin who will be on a well-deserved long service leave break. Caitlin and Ben have established a fantastic collaborative teaching and learning environment and this will continue during term 3. Caitlin has gone through each child’s needs individually with us however please get in touch if you have any queries or concerns. Communication is critical and if there is anything happening with your child that will be beneficial for us please let us know as soon as possible. Your child’s needs will always be kept confidential. Dates Please find important dates for the term that have come straight from the OLC Calendar. I have attached the link to the calendar below; OLC Calendar  

Week 10 Is Here!

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Welcome to the week, How good was the weather today?! It was a good drying day as my nan would say...I shamelessly bribed my 15  year old to get all the washing through and hung out whilst I spent the day at Payne Park watching the SWFL.  It wasn't our day today with the Colts, Reserves and Women's all coming second...despite the losses it was a beautiful day spent watching people pushing their limits, giving their best and helping out the club. I was also lucky enough to watch some of our boys in action on Saturday morning which is always nice and one of the things that I love about living in a small town! I can't believe the term has come to an end already...who can believe it is nearly the end of June!  I know this week coming is a busy one for our small business owners and bookkeepers may your coffee be strong, the WiFi fast and your receipts in order! A few reminders for the coming week... Ludlow Forest Tree Planting Excursion -  Please make sure that your child is at

Welcome to Week 8!

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Good afternoon parents, Welcome to the week...it has been a long time between posts and for that I apologise.  We have hit the ground running this week, welcoming a new student Saskia and her parents Astrid and Neville ! Please make yourself known to them if you haven't already! We have also been working hard on a number of projects that have kept us very busy! As parents are now welcome back on grounds, please feel free to come on in and check out our learning space and see some of the work on display! A few reminders for the coming week... Hero Projects - We have been working on these this week and students will have their Health sessions to finalise them.  Some students may have some final details to be added...this is to be worked on at home if needed and students will need to be ready to present next week - 4DAN on Tuesday and 4DEL on Wednesday. There may be some continuation of presentations on to other days in case we don't get through them all but ALL students are ex

Week 5...What a Ride

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Good afternoon 4DEL Parents, I hope that you have had a good weekend...my footy tipping has been the bonus of what has been a very difficult week. Last week I was absent from class as I was home with my daughter who had tested positive for COVID after a school trip to Perth the previous Friday.   She's had a rough week with it for sure and I tested positive yesterday... I have to say I am feeling pretty rough and am very grateful for Netflix and Panadol! I will be absent from class this week and relief will be in to cover our class...Ben and I have been in close contact over the past week and he has been keeping me updated on well the students have been doing!  We spend a lot of time planning and prepping the term ahead so my relief will run the teaching and learning programs that Ben and I put together and he will keep me updated. I realise that this is not ideal and I am sorry that I am not able to be in class...I am looking forward to this week being over so I can get some stren

Week 4 Has Arrived

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Welcome to Week 4! As always, I hope you enjoyed the weekend and your team won...whichever one you follow! There is a lot on this week so I will focus on reminders and keep it brief! Potato Art - Last week in Art we discussed how symbols can be used to represent things in pop art which is the topic that we are looking at in Art this term and how these symbols can be used repetitively to create a piece of art. We brainstormed different things that the students value and what symbols they may use to represent them - family, friends, sport etc.  They then spent the remainder of the lesson brainstorming their things of value and what symbols they could use to represent them.  Students were asked to take their art books home to finish working on their symbols, ready to carve into their potatoes to bring in to class tomorrow - Monday 16th May. The reason that we have asked for this to be completed at home under your supervision is because of the use of sharp knives or cutting implements - c