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Comment from the Principal – 10th November 2017

Dear Parents and Carers,

Incredible as it may seem we are at the end of another week already, with the arrival of summer weather helping to mitigate, a little, the frenetic pace of the last few weeks of the year.

Examinations

The examinations have contributed to this pace but it has been heartening to see how well our students have conducted themselves in the whole process.

Comment from the Principal – 3rd November 2017

Dear Parents and Carers,

My comment comes attached to the School newsletter which conveys much of what has occurred recently; however a few points from me would not go amiss.

PFA Gardening Busy Bee

It has been so encouraging to see the ‘greening’ of our new beds, with the work of our Year 11s on their kitchen garden project being complemented by the planting work of the PFA last Sunday.

Comment from the Principal – 28th October 2017

Dear Parents and Carers,

It has been a couple of weeks since my last ‘Comment’: for a variety of reasons it was not possible to produce one last week but I hope what follows will prove to be useful and of interest.

Academic Matters

The OLNA results were released recently with some pleasing results indicating good progress.

Teacher in profile – Laura Salomone

Teacher in profile – Laura Salomone

Students spend almost half their waking hours at school with their teachers. So, it’s safe to say that teachers play a significant role in their life and their level of enthusiasm for learning. From educator to motivator, role model, care giver, mentor and much more, teachers are very important to a student’s learning.

Comment from the Principal – 13th October 2017

Dear Parents and Carers,

We finish Week 1 of the so-called summer term with, at last, some indication that weather appropriate to the season is upon us. Let us hope that it lasts!

Year 12

I am sure that the Year 12 students sitting mock examinations would prefer that the good weather might have waited but the long summer will soon be upon them.

Ten ways co-curricular activities can enhance education

Ten ways co-curricular activities can enhance education

In a previous blog, we looked at how family and community involvement fosters partnerships among schools, family and community groups, as well as the individual themselves. These partnerships result in sharing and maximising resources, and help students to develop healthy behaviours and promote healthy families.

Five free activities to entertain the kids these school holidays

Five free activities to entertain the kids these school holidays

Holidays are a time to recharge, relax and spend more time with your children, friends and family. Often, finding things that don’t break the bank but keep your kids entertained can be challenging, Luckily, we don’t have that problem in beautiful Esperance, where there is a wide variety of outdoor activities to keep you busy, and the best part is they are free.