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Principal’s Comment – 14th June 2019

Dear Parents and Carers,

Welcome back to my ‘Comment’ after a gap caused by my attendance at the Annual ASC Retreat for Principals and Senior Staff (which Mr Iain Clark also attended).

Country Week

Preparations are being finalised for the journey to Perth for this festival of sport, which takes place in Week 10: we are taking six staff and 46 students to play games in basketball, netball, hockey and volleyball, with dance also featuring.

Which educational apps can help learning?

It’s no surprise to hear that children today benefit from access to technology and software and that this has revolutionised education. However, the challenge in this highly digitised world is that there are far too many options to choose from. With over 80,000 apps listed as ‘educational’ in Apple’s App Store alone, it’s a minefield for parents to know which educational apps can help learning.

Principal’s Comment – 31st May 2019

Dear Parents and Carers,

We are at the mid-point of the term and time for a breather over the long weekend.

Examinations

These appear to have, again, run smoothly and I hope that the results will, ultimately, bear fruit for the students involved; I know that some of my colleagues have been impressed with what they have seen so far in scripts.

Principal’s Comment – 23rd May 2019

Dear Parents and Carers,

It has been a glorious week of fine autumnal weather which has allowed us to enjoy all that is on offer here in a relaxed manner. As I write, I recall the lyrics of ‘May Morning’, from Scottish band ‘Runrig’, which chime well with life here.

Principal’s Comment – 10th May 2019

Dear Parents and Carers,

A busy week has seen much activity both in an out of the School, with wintry weather conditions adding a bit of ‘spice’.

Outdoor Education

Our Year 11 and 12 students had the perfect opportunity to hone their bush camping skills in some inclement weather in the Condingup area.