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November 28
Chaplaincy Community Carols TUESDAY 5th

​Our carols committee is currently in full swing with planning for this year’s Chaplaincy Carols and it’s looking to be another fun filled night.


We will be starting at 5:00pm with our preshow entertainment.

This year that will include some old favourites with market stalls, snow cones, glow sticks and face painting. We’ve also added in a Jumping castle for the kids (with a gold coin entry). If you look hard you’ll spot our roaming Christmas elf. You may even see Santa himself.
 
For dinner why not try our BBQ pulled pork and slaw rolls, the King of Wings and our good old cheerio cups and sausages. Then finish it off with some yummy home bake or a Krispy Kreme donut.

The official program will begin at 6:30pm and be finished by 7:30pm. During this time we will be asking that children be seated on the oval with their parents or caregiver.

We are still looking for helpers on the night, so if you have an hour to spare please let us know we are looking for the following.
 
  • home baker (goods can be dropped to the offices on
    the day)
    help set up and prepare food from 1:00 – 3:00 or to
    help pack down from 7:30 – 8:30
    helpers to serve food on the night (various timeslots)
    wandering security to help lost kids find their family
 
If you are able to help in any way please see Chappy Mal, let the office know or email us at camphillchaplaincy@hotmail.com.
 

Parking for Carols

As this is a large event please consider our neighbours when parking.
Please note that the Mt Bruce Scout Hut is privately owned property and NOT to be used for school parking (including the footpath) The Scout group run their own programs and parking on their property endangers their children during these times.
So please do not park there.
November 24
Local Chaplaincy Committee in 2018

​The LCC is currently looking for people to join the chaplaincy team in 2018 to ensure chaplaincy is supported. If you would like to know how to volunteer at chaplaincy events or have any questions about Chaplaincy please contact us camphillchaplaincy@hotmail.com.

November 24
Some substitutions necessary

​As we move closer to the end of the year, the tuckshop inevitably runs out of menu items. Items will be listed as ‘out of stock’ on the flexischools menu and substitutions will be made where possible.

November 23
Vacation Care

​Dear families! Well it has been a huge week with the release of both our Vacation Care forms for the Christmas holidays, and the enrolment forms for 2018. Based on the volume of forms pouring back in it is going to be a very busy holiday and a very large start to the New Year! 

With this in mind, if you know you will be requiring care please ensure you get your forms in as it is likely we will face capacity on some days. Furthermore, if you did not receive this paper work via email please make contact ASAP so we can send it out. Our email address is:

 
Thanks, and have a great week.
November 23
“Gotta find ‘em all! “

​It is that time of year again!!! Time to find all those library books and get them back to the library! All parent and student loans need to be back this week.

Places to look…. Under the bed, couch, car seat. On the coffee table, bookshelf, kitchen bench! They are very good at hiding, and the longer you leave them the more hidden they become!
 
Remember your Brisbane City Council library can provide books, magazines, CDs, ebooks for your family over the holidays. Keep in the habit of reading with your children over the holidays. Join the Summer Reading Club!
 
November 23
Giving Tree

​Christmas is a time of giving. Please send all donations of non-perishable food and unwrapped gifts to either Library, and place in the Food Bank boxes. Our school Chaplain, Chappy Mal, is arranging donations to those in need at Christmas.

November 22
Volunteer Thank You BBQ

​With so much on for this time of year, it was wonderful to see that some of our volunteers could make it to the Volunteer BBQ on Sunday. The P&C and school work so well in striving for a better school for our children/students and it is thanks to all those who volunteer their time.

November 22
Colour Fun Run update

​What a fantastic fun day we had on Friday. In all its glory, the colour was flying and everyone had so much fun. Thank you to all the volunteers who helped on Friday and special thanks to Mel Loring and Nicole Carey (P&C President) for all the hard work and effort leading into the event. I know we had many parents wanting to just throw the colour and enjoy the day as much as the students and staff. Special thanks to Steve Minnikin, for starting our event and sponsoring the slushee machine, which of course was a perfect way to finish the event.

November 22
2018 Representative School Sport Opportunities

​Students, who are turning 10-12yrs old in 2018, have the opportunity to nominate for school representative trials.

 
Students must be nominated by our school to attend the any trial. Please visit the district and regional sporting websites for more information.
 
November 22
2018 Lytton District Swimming Trials

​Students, who are turning 10-12 years old in 2018, have the opportunity to trial at the Lytton District event. This will be held on Friday 9th February 2018.

Interested students would need to meet qualifying times set by our school representative district, to be nominated. Personal best times can be considered, as well as times used when trialling for our 2017 school carnival.
 
Please see Mr Bourke or Mrs Roberts to express interest.
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