Newsletter August 2019

06/08/2019

August Newsletter 2019

Dear Parents,

This week is Education Week. The theme for 2019 Education Week is Every student, every voice. It is a celebration of student empowerment and how the NSW public education system gives students the skills they need in order to have and express a voice during their own educational journey and as engaged global citizens.

Our open day for Education Week is this Thursday 8th August and all families are invited to visit the school and join in the Education Week activities. The full timetable of events is included in this newsletter.

Please join us for our Breakfast by the Bay from 8.30am on Thursday. A gold coin donation will cover the cost for cereal breakfast for the children, fruit and a muffin. To reduce the use of plastic, students are asked to bring a bowl and spoon. Free tea and coffee will be available to parents who are able to ‘lug a mug’.

Term 3 is now well underway with many events scheduled in the next few weeks. Please check the newsletter and calendar for the latest details for each event.

Staffing Updates

Special congratulations to Miss Page who welcomed a beautiful baby girl into her family at the end of Term 3 and to Mrs Riley who welcomed her baby boy a few weeks earlier. We are also very pleased to welcome Mrs Gaylene Millar replacing Miss Peyton who is now on maternity leave and Miss Grace Rositano on the Year 6 classes while Mr Allum is on LSL.

Goodbye and Thank You Mr Banks

At the end of Term 2 we received notification that Peter Banks, substantive Principal Cronulla Public School, had been successful at interview for the new position of Leader, School Sport NSW.

The new role has required Mr Banks to relinquish his position as Principal of Cronulla Public School. As a result, the Director Educational Leadership, Port Hacking Principal Network, will begin the merit selection process for a new Principal for Cronulla.

Peter has been the Principal of Cronulla Public School since 2008 and whilst we are sad to say farewell we wish him every success in his new role. He has been an inspirational leader during his time at Cronulla.

Message from Mr Peter Banks

Farewell

I write to inform the school community that I have accepted a role as Leader of the School Sport Unit for New South Wales and as such will be relinquishing my role as Principal Cronulla Public School.

I wish to take this opportunity to thank the parent body, staff and most importantly the students for adding enormous value to my professional life since 2008.

Since that time there has been many changes in the school not the least of which is the significant growth in numbers from 102 to approximately 450. This growth I believe is a vote in confidence from the community that Cronulla Public School is a school of which they can be proud. The staff at the school are consummate professionals and have been a pleasure to work alongside.

I particularly wish to acknowledge the work of Susan Ross who has led the school over the last 18 months. Her drive and attention to detail have allowed the school to flourish and be well positioned for the next phase of this educational institutions life.

It has been an honour to lead the school for a significant period. I will always remember my time at Cronulla with pride and satisfaction.

All the best-thank you and goodbye.

Parent Afternoon Tea for Mr Banks

Parents are invited to attend a farewell afternoon tea at 2.00pm – 2.45pm on Friday 6th September which will be held prior to the student assembly. For catering purposes please RSVP to the office by Wednesday 4th September.

Farewell Assembly for Mr Banks

A farewell assembly for Mr Banks has been planned for 2.45pm on Friday 6th September. The children will have the opportunity to say thank you and farewell at this special assembly.

Parent and Community recommendations for the new Principal

A parent representative for the Principal panel has been finalised by the P&C executive. Parents had the opportunity to put forward their views regarding the qualities they seek in the new Principal and direction for the school at the P&C meeting. The nominated parent representative will now speak on behalf of the community at the Principal panel.

Thank you P&C

Last Friday night the P&C held their annual Trivia Night which again highlighted the wonderful school community we have at Cronulla Public School. A very special thank you and acknowledgement of the organisation and work of the P&C team and the fundraising committee to make the evening so successful and enjoyable. A full report is under the P&C section of the newsletter.

Education Day

2019 Education Day Theme: Every Student, Every Voice

Cronulla Public School will be hosting a Breakfast by the Bay and open classrooms on Thursday 8th August to celebrate Education Week and the Book Fair.

Breakfast by the Bay will begin at 8:30am and open classrooms at 9:45am.

At 10:30am performances by the band, school choirs and ukulele groups will take place in the hall.

From 11:00am students from K-2 will perform class items on the outside stage with all items and open classrooms concluding at 11:25am.

All parents, families and friends are invited to join us on:

Thursday 8th August

The OPEN MORNING program will include:

8.00am BOOK FAIR opens – Library

8.30am Breakfast by the Bay – gold coin donation

9.25am Welcome Assembly

9.45am Classrooms open

10.30am Choirs and Ukulele groups perform – hall

10.45am Band – main playground

11.00am K-2 Class Items –side oval stage

3.30pm – 4.30pm BOOK FAIR continues

Breakfast by the Bay

Come along and join us for Breakfast by the Bay on Thursday 8th from 8.30am. For a gold coin donation students will be able to have a bowl of cereal, muffin and fruit. Parents will have tea and coffee and muffin.

As part of our environmental initiatives we are encouraging the children to bring a bowl and spoon to minimise the use of plastic. Tea and coffee will be complimentary if parents “lug a mug”.

Scholastic Book Fair

The Book Fair will be held in the room adjacent to the school hall on Thursday 8th August and Friday 9th August. The fair will be open from 8:00am on Thursday, during classroom visit time, at lunchtime and after school. It will be open again on Friday morning between 8:00am and 9:20am.

There will be a great selection of books, posters and novelty stationery items. We receive a commission from all our sales so every purchase supports our school library. Any book donations to the library will also be greatly appreciated. Purchases can be made with cash or card.

My Community Project

Cronulla Public School was successful in having the grant application for “Upgrade of the Cricket Wicket” included in the My Community Project public vote which opened 15 July and closes on 15 August 2019.

My Community Project is a NSW Government program providing funding for community projects, which are decided using a public vote. The program is made possible by the NSW Generations Fund. This is a chance to decide which projects in your electorate get funding.

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Cronulla PS P&C is seeking funding for the upgrade of the cricket wicket which will include the demolition of the existing cricket pitch and broken fencing, removal of bushes, preparation and construction of a reinforced concrete slab, supply of new black PVC chain mesh fencing and the installation of synthetic grass over the area. Our aim is for the school students and local community to have access to new cricket facilities that will improve sporting programs and enhance opportunities for active lifestyle choices.

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Landowner consent has already been received from the Department of Education Asset Management Unit and the Director of Educational Leadership.

So all we need is the funding to be allocated to us. And to do this we need you to vote for our project!

Family members, relatives and friends are also encouraged to vote for our project but they must reside within the NSW State electorate of Cronulla.

You can vote online at http://www.mycommunityproject.service.nsw.gov.au or at your local Service NSW Centre.

For more information on how to vote please refer to the Fact sheet for voters.

Students of the Month

Ryder W (KC) Boston H (KJ) Mia H (1K)
River M (1K) Ivy S (1B) Ciel K (1K)
Baradyne F (1K) Caiden H (2H) Manny H (2G)
Lucia L (2G) Georgia P (2G) Millie O (
Scarlet M (2H) Van W (3D) Chloe L ( 3D)
Lily A (3S) Bojessi A (5D) Freya E (5M)
Eyerus H (5D) Lily B (6P) Tyson B x 2 (6A)
Holly F (6P) Abby Rose G (1B) Asher K (2H)
Nicole C (KC) Tabitha S (4M) Reef S-P (4M)
India C (KJ) Georgia G (5D) Kobe W (6P)
Crus C (1T) Sultan S (6A) Peter K (1T)
Elena X (3D) Indiana M (KA) Joshua H (2T)
Lachlan H (4M) Charlie H (1K)

Principal Awards

  • Lily H (1K)
  • Mannix H (1K)
  • Lawson M (1T)
  • Kienan S (3S)
  • Millie O (2G)
  • Tabitha S (4M)
  • Tyson B (6A)

Trophy

Tabitha S (4M)

K-2 100 nights of reading

KA

Emily G

1K

Hayley C

Indiana K

150 nights of reading

1K

Ciel K

Student Representative Council (SRC) Semester 2

Well done to these newly elected class representatives:

1B Reyne N
1K Joseph G
1T Riley M
2H Bede S
2T Maxwell H
2G Lucia L
3D Brayden M
3S Nell F
3/4H Isaac H
4M Thomas W
5M Keelee S
5D Tyla S

PaTCH

Parents as Teachers/Classroom Helpers

Would you like to be a classroom volunteer? Cronulla Public School are running a course for parents and communities member who are interested in volunteering and learning more about helping students in the classroom. This course is particularly helpful for parents or grandparents who would like to learn more about how they can help their own child or grandchild. Please pass this on to anyone you know who may be interested.

The role of the classroom volunteer may include:

·        Assisting students with oral language, reading, writing and numeracy activities under the direction of the class teacher

·        Supporting and assisting classroom teachers with class task administration

·        Providing assistance for individual students to meet specific needs

·        Maintaining a relaxed, positive learning environment

·        Understanding issues of confidentiality

Mrs Williamson will run a 1 hour course fortnightly to up skill volunteers. The week in between volunteers will work in the classroom to trial the learning they have undertaken. Please express your interest in attending the course by email cronulla-p.school@det.nsw.edu.au or phoning the office 9523 5098.​ An email will be sent confirming details.

Mrs Williamson

PaTCH Coordinator

Phone Procedures

A reminder that students who bring a mobile phone to school are to leave the phone turned off in their bags. Students are not permitted to use them during the day at school.

School Upgrades

STOP PRESS!

The completion date is in sight for the front of the school. The final fencing, speed humps and line markings have been time framed and should be completed in the next few weeks.

CLIMBING FRAME!

We now have final approval to begin the building works for the new climbing frame on the side oval.

Please note all building areas are out of bounds while construction is underway.

MAD Scientist Week

We’re celebrating National Science Week in week 4 by holding a Mad Scientist Week here at CPS.

Each day will start off with an exciting science demonstration or experiment. Students will have the opportunity to hear from people who work in the field of science, can sign up for lunchtime science activities and will participate in 4 different science activities during the middle session on Wednesday. Every student will also receive a simple experiment ‘take-home’ pack.

It’s going to be fun, it’s going to be educational and it’s going to be MAD!

  • Do you work in the science field? We’d love to hear from you. If you would like to be a part of Mad Scientist Week by talking to a class or a grade about what you do, please contact Miss Gant

Father’s Day Stall

The P&C Father’s Day stall will be held on Thursday 29th  August. Further details will be available prior to the event.

Father’s Day Breakfast by the Bay

Breakfast by the Bay and Paper Plane making Competition

Who: Dads, Grandfathers, families and children

When: Friday 30th August

Time: From 8.30am

Where: Cronulla PS COLA

Breakfast: $2 for a bacon and egg roll paid on the morning
RSVP: For catering purposes information regarding attendance will be requested closer to the event.

Children and parents are encouraged to wear a sports jersey for JERSEY DAY to support organ donation.

Jersey Day

Cronulla Public School will be participating in Jersey Day on Friday 30th August.

We are asking students and staff to wear their favourite sporting jersey and begin the conversation with family, friends and the community about raising awareness on organ donation.

This campaign is all about raising awareness – there is no requirement to raise funds.  Simply wear your favourite sporting jersey to school on Friday 30th August.

Let’s get behind this awesome campaign and have some fun in our jerseys.

Premier’s Spelling Bee

Stage 3 School Finalists

Joshua M – 5D

Elise M – 5D

Evelyn M- 5M

Freya E – 5M

Tyson B – 6A

Coby H- 6P

Bima S – 6P

Ruby M- 6A

Congratulations to Josh and Evelyn, the Stage 3 winners, who will represent the school at the regional finals.

Stage 2 School Finalists

Genn O- 3S

Blake F – 3S ​

Piper R – 3D

Nicole F – 3D

Luis D – 3/4H

Willow J – 3/4H

Charlie R – 4M

Harrison R – 4M

Congratulations to Blake and Wiilow, the Stage 2 winners, who will represent the school at the regional finals.

Public Speaking

The grade Public Speaking finals will be held in Week 4 and the school Public Speaking finals will be held on Tuesday 20th August. Invitations will be sent to parents if their child is successful in reaching the finals.

Kindergarten 2020 Information Evening

Wednesday 14th August 7.00pm

Limited places are available for enrolment for next year. If you have a child enrolling next year, please ensure you have completed your child’s documentation as soon as possible. The parent information night will be held in the school hall. All parents are welcome.

If you have relatives or neighbours who will be coming to Cronulla PS next year, please inform them to contact the office as soon as possible to ensure they have necessary enrolment information.

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P&C Trivia Night 2019 – Mexican Fiesta 

The Annual Trivia Night has been conquered for yet another year and I’m sure everyone is still recovering from not only a late night out but also those tricky trivia questions! All of the family and friends that came along to the event certainly got into the spirit of the night dressing themselves and their tables to create a fabulous Mexican Fiesta! We had a huge raffle to help raise funds for the school with some amazing prizes generously donated by local businesses and school families. Our major prize was donated by Bunnings Caringbah, a Jumbuck 4 burner BBQ and tool kit! Other prizes included an overnight stay at Rydges Beachside Cronulla, Gym Memberships from Snap Fitness and Anytime Fitness Cronulla, Taronga and Symbio Zoo passes, Endota Day Spa voucher, Swimming lessons, Restaurant and Cafe vouchers to name just a few!

This year’s event was held for the first time at the Cronulla RSL and was a great success. Thank you to CPS parent Michelle O’Leary and RSL Event Manager Michael Astill working with us to make it a successful fundraising event. We were very well looked after on the night by the staff!

Trivia Master and CPS Grandfather, Paul Golland, put us all to the test with his tricky trivia questions! Thank you to Paul and Lynn Golland for running the trivia yet again! Congratulations to the winning table Cerveza!

Thank you to our P&C committee and parents for helping on the night and P&C President Graham Smith for hosting the night! A special mention to the fundraising team Raegan Grimley, Jodie Cutbush-Smith and Brooke Jones. And of course a very big thank you to our wonderful Cronulla Public School teachers that got into the spirit of the night and helped support our fundraiser!

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Please see a full list of the sponsors in the newsletter.

P&C September Meeting

September P&C Meeting will be held on Tuesday 3rd September at 2.30pm. Details regarding the meeting time will be available prior to the event.

A fun run fundraiser is planned for this term. Full details will be sent home prior to the event.

Library News

There are lots of exciting events happening in the library this term including the Book Fair this week and the Book Parade in Week 6.

Premier’s Reading Challenge

The PRC draws to a close on August 30th. There is still time to complete the Challenge and be invited to a special library event in September. Happy reading!

Book Parade and Grandparents’ Day

In 1946 the Children’s Book Council of Australia established annual book awards to promote children’s books of high literary and artistic quality. These awards are now the most influential and highly respected in Australia. Students are viewing and discussing the 2019 shortlisted books during library lessons. Winners are announced during Book Week.

To celebrate Book Week, we will be holding a book character parade on Wednesday 28th August. There will also be various competitions and activities for students to participate in.

Grandparents are invited to join us on this day from 1.00pm to share some stories with their grandchildren.

At 1.30pm there will be an afternoon tea for Grandparents to enjoy a cuppa and a scone.

At 2.00pm the Book Parade will begin for parents and families.

An invitation will be sent home prior to the event for catering purposes.

PSSA SPORT TERM 3

Congratulations and good luck to the following teams for making the finals of Season 2 PSSA. The finals will be held Friday 9th August.

Netball at Bellingara Netball Courts.

Division 3
Junior A and Junior B
Game time- 1:30pm

Soccer at Kareela 3
Senior Division 4
Game time- 10:10am

A full report regarding results and PSSA finals for Season 2 will be included in the September newsletter.

PSSA Sport Season 3 will begin on Friday20th September.

Zone Athletics Carnival

Congratulations and good luck to the following student athletes who will represent Cronulla Public School at the upcoming Zone Athletics carnival days (Friday 16th August and Friday 30th August)

Girls:

Name: Day 1 Events (16/08) Day 2 Events (30/08)
Sophie H Junior Girls Long Jump 8yrs Girls 100m (Heats)
Maria L R 8yrs Girls 100m (Heats)
Vivienne B 8yrs Girls 100m (Heats)
Capri M Junior Girls 4 x 100m Relay (Heats) 9yrs Girls 100m (Heats)
Piper R 9yrs Girls 100m (Heats)
Sienna P 9yrs Girls 100m (Heats)
Charli O Junior Girls 4 x 100m Relay (Heats) 10yrs Girls 100m (Heats)
Junior Girls 200m (Heats) Junior Girls Discus
Junior Girls Shot Put Junior Girls High Jump
Olivia M Junior Girls 4 x 100m Relay (Heats) 10yrs Girls 100m (Heats)
Junior Girls 200m (Heats) Junior Girls High Jump
Asha H Junior Girls 4 x 100m Relay (Heats) 10yrs Girls 100m (Heats)
Paris D M Senior Girls 4 x 100m Relay (Heats) 11yrs Girls 100m (Heats)
11yrs Girls 200m (Heats)
11yrs Girls 800m (Final)
Zoe B Senior Girls 4 x 100m Relay (Heats) 11yrs Girls 100m (Heats)
11yrs Girls Shot Put 11yrs Girls Discus
11yrs Girls High Jump
Ruby M Senior Girls 4 x 100m Relay (Heats) 11yrs Girls 100m (Heats)
Safira A Senior Girls 4 x 100m Relay (Heats) 12yrs Girls 100m (Heats)
Senior Girls Discus
Peppah B 12yrs Girls 100m (Heats)
Senior Girls Shot Put
Senior Girls Long Jump
Lily B Senior Girls 200m (Heats) 12yrs Girls 100m (Heats)
Senior Girls 800m (Final)
Senior Girls High Jump
Eyerus H 11yrs Girls 200m (Heats)
11yrs Girls Shot Put
11yrs Girls High Jump
Aria O Senior Girls 200m (Heats)
Keelee S Junior Girls 800m (Final)
Bonnie R Junior Girls 800m (Final)
Junior Girls Long Jump
Olive J 11yrs Girls 800m (Final)
Harmony B Senior Girls 800m (Final) Senior Girls Shot Put
Senior Girls Discus
Freya E Junior Girls Shot Put
Layla K Junior Girls Shot Put
Madison A 11yrs Girls Discus
Gemma H 11yrs Girls Long Jump
Millicent D 11yrs Girls Long Jump
Alyssa A Senior Girls Long Jump
Lucy B Senior Girls High Jump

Boys:

Name: Day 1 Events (16/08) Day 2 Events (30/08)
Max F 8yrs Boys 100m (Heats)
Brax L 8yrs Boys 100m (Heats)
Colin M 8yrs Boys 100m (Heats)
Zinzan P Junior Boys 200m (Heats) 9yrs Boys 100m (Heats)
Junior Boys 800m (Final) Junior Boys Discus
Junior Boys Shot Put
Junior Boys Long Jump
Junior Boys 4 x 100m Relay (Heats)
Kash L Junior Boys 4 x 100m Relay (Heats) 9yrs Boys 100m (Heats)
Xaiver F 9yrs Boys 100m (Heats)
Charlie R Junior Boys 4 x 100m Relay (Heats) 10yrs Boys 100m (Heats)
Junior Boys 200m (Heats)
Zak P Junior Boys 4 x 100m Relay (Heats) 10yrs Boys 100m (Heats)
Junior Boys 800m (Final) Junior Boys Discus
Junior Boys High Jump
Andersen E 10yrs Boys 100m (Heats)
Zion P Senior Boys 4 x 100m Relay (Heats) 11yrs Boys 100m (Heats)
11yrs Boys 200m (Heats) 11yra Boys Discus
11yrs Boys 800m (Final)
Ben A 11yrs Boys 200m (Heats) 11yrs Boys 100m (Heats)
11yrs Boys 800m (Final)
Dylan B 11yrs Boys 100m (Heats)
Coby H Senior Boys 4 x 100m Relay (Heats) 12yrs Boys 100m (Heats)
Senior Boys 200m (Heats) Senior Boys Long Jump
Senior Boys 800m (Final)
Harlem P Senior Boys 4 x 100m Relay (Heats) 12yrs Boys 100m (Heats)
Senior Boys 200m (Heats) Senior Boys Shot Put
Senior Boys 800m (Final) Senior Boys Long Jump
Senior Boys Discus
Anthony B Senior Boys 4 x 100m Relay (Heats) 12yrs Boys 100m (Heats)
Senior Boys High Jump
Isaac H Junior Boys Shot Put
Nixon P 11yrs Boys Shot Put
Tyson B 11yrs Boys Shot Put 11yrs Boys Discus
William W Senior Boys Shot Put
Jamie T Senior Boys Discus
Charlie D 11yrs Boys Long Jump
Caylem W 11yrs Boys Long Jump
Archie W Junior Boys High Jump
Blake S 11yrs Boys High Jump
Joseph M 11yrs Boys High Jump
Will G Senior Boys High Jump

 

Sutherland to Surf 

On Sunday 21st July 2019 Cronulla Public School was once again well represented by students, teachers, families and friends at the Sutherland to Surf. Conditions were perfect for running and many happy faces were to be seen as our athletes crossed the finish line.

Congratulations to the following student and teacher competitors:

Jayden M C

Blake F

Chloe L

Dylan T

Hayden M

Hayden O

Henry J

Indiana H

Kosta A

Lachlan T

Lily A

Mannix H

Marlee P

Paris D M

Shadon M C

Tane R

Tyler R

Van W

Mr Mealing

Miss Gant

Mr McKimm

Creative and Performing Arts Updates

Junior Music Festival Rehearsal and Matinee Performance

Junior Choir, Year 2 Dance and Uke have a full day Rehearsal and matinee performance on Tuesday 13th August.

Students need to arrive at school @ 7.45am that day for an 8.00am departure with crunch and sip, lunch, recess and drink bottle.

Choir students will be given their shirts on the morning.

The evening concert will be held on Wednesday 14th  August and begin promptly at 7.00pm. All performers should be at the Sutherland Entertainment Centre by 6:20pm, in the area designated by the stage managers at the dress rehearsal.

Senior Music Festival Rehearsal

Senior Choir students and the Year 4/5 girls dance group have their full day rehearsal on Thursday 22nd August at Sutherland Entertainment Centre. ​Students are required to be at school by 7:45am and should return to school by 3:25pm.

The evening concert will be held on Friday 23rd August and begin promptly at 7.00pm. All performers should be at the Sutherland Entertainment Centre by 6:20pm, in the area designated by the stage managers at the dress rehearsal.

Term 3 Performance and Concert Dates

Term 3 is a very busy time for our performing arts groups. Please refer to the table below for a list of the concerts and groups in each concert

Concert Date Location Group Involved
Dance Extravaganza Thursday 8th August Sutherland Shire Entertainment Centre
  • Year 6 Girls Dance Group
  • Year 3 Girls Dance Group
SSSMF Junior Music Festival Full day rehearsal Tuesday 13th August Sutherland Shire Entertainment Centre
  • Year 2 Dance Group
  • Junior Choir
  • Junior Ukulele Performing group
SSSMF Junior Music Festival Wednesday 14th August Sutherland Shire Entertainment Centre
  • Year 2 Dance Group
  • Junior Choir
  • Junior Ukulele Performing group
SSSMF Senior Music Festival Full day rehearsal Thursday 22nd August Sutherland Shire Entertainment Centre
  • Year 4/5 Girls Dance Group
  • Senior Choir
SSSMF Senior Music Festival Friday 23rd August Sutherland Shire Entertainment Centre
  • Year 4/5 Girls Dance Group
  • Senior Choir
Kurrunulla Dance Festival Tuesday 3rd September Sutherland Shire Entertainment Centre
  • Year 6 Girls Dance Group
  • Year 4/5 Girls Dance Group
  • Year 3 Girls Dance Group
  • Year 2 Dance Group
  • Boys Performing Dance Group
C.P.S Night of Stars Tuesday 10th September Caringbah High School
  • All students will perform
Dancesport Competition Wednesday 11th September Homebush
  • Ballroom Dance Group

Kurrunulla Ticket Information

Entertainment Centre .on Tuesday 3rd September Arrival time 6.30 pm

The tickets for Kurrunulla go on sale on 12th August .Bookings can be made  online from  6am or  through the box office  after 9am on the phone.

Adults $25 Child /Conc &18

Night of Stars

Cronulla Public School’s annual ‘Night of Stars’ performance night will take place on

Tuesday 10th September at Caringbah High School.

The night will begin at 6:30pm with tickets priced at $5. All students will be involved in at least 1 item on the night. More information will be available closer to the date.

Art News

Art Awards Sutherland shire Music Festival

Congratulations to Zac and Nicole for their artworks being selected for the SSSMF 2019 program!

The Environment Team

The Environment Team had their first meeting for Term 3 last week.

 

The team discussed ways to get more students and teachers involved in Waste Free Wednesdays at Cronulla Public School. Some members of the team have worked hard to create posters to help persuade the school community – keep your eye out for them in the playground!! We look forward to seeing more delicious Waste Free lunchboxes in the coming weeks.

 

The team are excited about the school’s first BYO Breakfast by the Bay this week for Education Day. The Environment team are encouraging you to bring your own reusable bowl and spoon that can be washed out and taken home instead of going to landfill.
Will you join us?

 

Stayed tuned for our future plans!

The Environment Team

Firefighters Visit Year 2 for Q & A

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Last Thursday, Year 2 participated in two question and answer sessions with local firefighters to compliment their informative writing topic. In the morning, students listened to a presentation from Matt, a firefighter from Bankstown who is also trained in Rescue. Matt brought along equipment and activity books and answered questions that the students had written in class the previous day. In the afternoon, the students received an additional surprise when four firefighters from Cronulla Fire and Rescue arrived in a Fire Engine on the side oval. The children spent the afternoon participating in a presentation and exploring the various parts of the fire engine. They particularly enjoyed being given the opportunity to use the hose and climb inside the cabin.

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2nd Hand Uniforms for Sale

2nd Hand Uniforms call Leanne 0414912601 all sizes summer/ winter good condition from $10.

Uniform donations are now being taken for boy’s long pants, jackets, girl’s winter tunics and shirts. Thank you.

Interrelate Evening Stages 2 & 3

Interrelate Family Sessions will be held on Wednesday, 28th August 2019.

Parents and their children are encouraged to attend these very important sessions. All topics are dealt with in a very family friendly manner and are always highly engaging.

The following information details the topics that each session will address.

Session 1 

Where Did I Come From?

Time: 6:00pm

Audience: Year 3 and 4 students and their parents/carers

Sessions: 1 x 60-minute session

Program focus: 

• Discuss the male and female reproductive systems, foetal development and the birth process

• Personal safety and protective behaviours

Session 2 

Preparing for Puberty

Time: 7:15pm

Audience: Year 5 and 6 students and their parents/carers

Sessions:  1 x 60-minute session

Program focus:

    • Discuss the physical changes of puberty, emphasising that it can be different for everyone
    • Develop students’ understanding of periods and sperm production, as well as the
    • physical, emotional, social and intellectual changes associated with puberty for both
    • boys and girls
    • Enhance awareness of children’s personal safety and protective behaviours

Canteen Updates

Many thanks to Steven and Francine Hackett for supplying the canteen with daily lunches for the past few years. The school community has appreciated the ongoing support of the business to provide the children with lunches every day. As we say thankyou to Steven and Francine we would now like to welcome LOAF our new supplier of daily lunches.

LOAF, as the new lunch canteen supplier of lunches, will continue through the FLEXI SCHOOLS Portal on our website to deliver the orders each day.

The details regarding the changeover date for the new menu are yet to be finalised but it will be after 19th August.

Flexi Schools Updates

We have recently changed our payment gateway (which processes PayPal, credit and debit card payments) to Braintee (a service of PayPal Australia Pty Ltd) and are writing to inform you that you may notice a different look and feel to the areas where you enter your payment details.

While the experience may look and feel different, the new payment gateway provides a secure environment for the transfer of your payment details to Braintree using industry standard encryption technology.

As previously, your credit card details are only held by our payment gateway provider and are not provided to or stored by Flexischools.

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Cronulla Public School Winter 2019 Canteen Prices

ANZAC slice 60c Cereal scoop 40c
Chips $1.50 Custard cup 80c
Frozen Fruit 60c Garlic Bread (one slice) 30c
Hot Chocolate 70c Jatz biscuit (one biscuit) 10c
Just Juice popper $1.50 Twisted yogurt $2.20
Mamee rice sticks 90c Moosies ice block $1.50
Moove milk $2.00 Ovalteenies $1.00
Popcorn 60c Quelch ice block 50c full /25c half
Rice cup 80c Water 300ml 80c
Water 600ml $1.20​

Any parent who is able to give some time to volunteer in the canteen would be most appreciated. The more volunteers the better and even casual days are a help. Please leave your details at the office if you able to volunteer time in the canteen.

CALENDAR UPDATE

Term 3
Week 3
Tues 6th Newsletter
Thurs 8th Aug Education Day – Open Morning
Thurs 8th Aug Dance Extravaganza
Fri 9th Aug PSSA Season 2 Finals
Week 4
Tues 13th Aug Full day SSSMF Junior Concert Rehearsal and Matinee Performance Sutherland E/C
Wed 14th Aug SSSMF Junior Concert Evening Performance

Kindy 2020 Information Evening

Fri 16th Aug Cronulla Zone Athletics Day 1
Week 5
Thurs 22nd Aug SSSMF Senior Concert full day rehearsal
Fri 23rd Aug Public Speaking Finals
ri 23rd Aug SSSMF Senior Concert Evening Performance
Week 6
Thursday 29th Aug Father’s Day Stall
Wed 28th Aug Book Week Parade and Grandparents Day
Fri 30th Aug Cronulla Zone Athletics Day 2
Fri 30th Aug Father’s Day Breakfast by the Bay
Fri 30th Aug Jersey Day
Week 7
Tues 3rd Sept September Newsletter
Tues 3rd Sept September P&C Meeting
Tues 3rd Sept ICAS Digital
Tues 3rd Sept Kurrunulla Dance Festival
Thurs 5th Sept

fri 6th September

ICAS Science

Ninja Fun Run Fundraiser

Week 8
Mon 9th Sept K-6 Night of Stars Rehearsal
Tues 10th Sept ICAS Writing
Tues 10th Sept Cronulla PS Night of Stars
Wed 11th Sept Dancesport Competition
Thurs 12th Sept ICAS Spelling
Week 9
Mon 16th Sept Yr 5 Camp Meeting
Tues 17th Sept ICAS English
Thurs 19th Sept ICAS MAths
Fri 20th Sept PSSA Season 3
Week 10
Mon 23rd- Thur 26th Year 5 Canberra/ Snow trip
Wed 25th Yr 4 Excursion to Opera House
Wed 25th K-4 Disco 4pm – 7pm
Thurs 26th Sept Yr 1 Excursion
Fri 27th Sept Last Day Term 3

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