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September 15
Local Chaplaincy Committee

The LCC is currently looking for people to join the chaplaincy team to ensure chaplaincy is supported well into the future. If you would like to know how to volunteer at chaplaincy events or have any questions about Chaplaincy, please contact us at camphillchaplaincy@hotmail.com

September 15
Chaplaincy Community Carols - volunteer call-out

Carols planning has already started and the team is looking for helpers who are willing to participate in setting up on the day, serving at the stalls, cooking food and packing up after the event. An event this huge requires many hands to make lights twinkle so please contact our Carols team on the chaplaincy email address to let them know you are able to help.

September 15
Legendary LEGO League

LLL is on Thursdays in room 26 at both breaks in Semester 2 and is open to anyone in grade 3 – 6.

September 15
“Seasons for Growth”

Seasons is a grief and loss program based on the belief that change and loss are part of life and grief can be a natural response to these losses. It provides students an opportunity to learn about how death, separation, divorce or other significant loss events may impact on their lives. The participants will learn the knowledge, skills, and attitudes required to understand and respond well to such experiences. Mr Mal is running this program for students who are selected by teaching staff and the administration, or referred by parents with parental written consent.

September 15
Resilience Program “Drumbeat”

Drumbeat is a program designed for students to build resilience through rhythm on an instrument called the Djembe. It has consistently shown beneficial outcomes across a range of social measures for a variety of students. Mr Mal started the program with a boys group last week, which will continue into Term 4, and a girls group will start early next term. The students are already excited and are looking forward to learning more about drumming and applying their knowledge.

September 15
Wild Rumpus Service Award

Hello parents and guardians

The team at Camp Hill OSHC would just like to share with you some fantastic news and success!  During out annual industry conference held on the 18th & 19th of September, the Camp Hill team were awarded the “Wild Rumpus Service Award” for outstanding achievement in 2017.  Kylie Brannelly, CEO of QCAN, articulated that on top of the numerous parent and faculty nominations, Camp Hill was the final recipient due to the large amount of feedback from other services who use us as inspiration and motivation to raise the bar. In an industry that thrives on collaboration and helping each other this is just about the best feedback we could hope to get!  A huge thank you to parents and staff for their amazing nominations, and to all our staff (pictured and not pictured) for their outstanding achievements.
September 15
Save your white shirts for the Colour Fun Run

Details will be emailed soon.… but this is a sensational way to spend the Friday afternoon with lots of fun and lots of colour!  Save your old white t-shirts because they won’t be going home white!

 
We require a talented parent who would be able to video parts of this event for an entry into a competition to win $5,000!  Can you spare a couple of hours and help us to create a prize winning video with our colourful bunch! If so, email Lee-Anne on admin@camphillpandc.com.au .
September 15
P&C Thank you
A massive Thank You to Kerri Rook, who co-ordinated the Father’s Day stall.  A huge task in ordering, wrapping and making sure that every child got the same opportunity on the day to purchase something special.  Over 1000 gifts took over her house, so thanks to her family and her daughter Natasha for wrapping.  To our wonderful volunteers on the day that helped things to run smoothly, THANK YOU!

September 15
2017 Music Concert

Our Annual Music Concert, which showcases our Choirs, Bands and Orchestra, will be on Thursday 26 October 2017.  The concert will be in the School Multi Purpose Hall.   The following groups will be performing –

Junior Choir, Intermediate Choir, Senior Choir, Chaps (Boys Singing Group),
Recorder Ensemble, String Orchestra, Beginner String students, Concert Band and Beginner Band students.
 
The Performance Uniform for all groups is as follows:
Music Polo Shirt, navy blue culottes or shorts, short white socks and plain black shoes.
 
Please ensure that your child has the correct performance uniform.
September 15
Music Fest - String Orchestra

The String Orchestra will be competing in Music Fest.  This is a competition for School Orchestras and Bands.  The Strings will be performing on Saturday 7 October at Calamvale Community College, 11 Hamish Street, Calamvale.  Students will need to arrive at 2:40 pm for a 3:40pm performance.

 
Unfortunately, the Concert Band will be unable to compete in Music Fest this year as their section clashes with our Music Concert on Thursday 26 October.
 
Performance Uniform is required – Music Polo Shirt, navy blue culottes or shorts, short white socks and plain black shoes.
 
Please note that this is the first Saturday after returning from holidays.
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