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Katitjiny – week 7 – 30.08.2021

Week 7 – beginning Monday, 30 August 2021

Junior Faction Carnival

Congratulations to all of the boys and girls who competed at the carnival! Well done to the Champion Boys and Girls and the Runner Up Champions.

YEAR 1 GIRLS BOYS
Runners-Up Mia Hazell – Makuru

Sasha Holm – Kambarang

Aston Fisher – Birak
Champion Daisy McGowan – Makuru Oscar Kerfoot – Kambarang
YEAR 2    
Runner-Up Ruby Sandison – Birak Nikolas MacBean – Djeran
Champion(s) Josie Thomas – Makuru

Cara Lindner – Kambarang

Callan Turner – Birak

 

Thank you to all of the family members who were able to attend. We hope you enjoyed the carnival. A special thank you to the parents who competed in the running race!

 Senior Faction Carnival Day 1 and Day 2 are this week

Jumps and Throws are this Tuesday, 31 August and the Faction Carnival is this Friday, 3 September. Please remember to check the lists of competitors and the program sent home via Connect on Friday 27/08/2021.

 Book Week Parade

This will be taking place at 8.30am on Friday, 24 September (the last day of term). Please see the letter attached for details. We are looking forward to seeing all of the great costumes!

 Payment Reminders – Payment via Qkr! or by cash at the office
  • PP – Year 6 students – In-term swimming – $54 now due
  • All students – Book Week incursion – $6 – due by 20 September
  • PP – Year 6 – Edu-dance – $34 – due by start of Term 4
Ophelia’s Tutoring Service

Ex-Millen student, Ophelia, is offering her services as a tutor. If you are interested, please drop by the office to collect a brochure or give us a call for the contact details.

Friends of Jirdarup Bushland – Photography Competition

It’s on again!

Last year the diversity and creativity of the younger entrants was positively inspiring. The overall Junior winner was Sav Noble from Kent St SHS (and ex Millen student), and primary schooler Ching Li Yu was the runner up (both submitted photos of flowers).  Competition details and the entries portal are on our website www.fojb.org.au.

You may have noticed a lot of new small bins around with ‘Feed Me’ signs on them. Our Planet Millen team have been busy encouraging students to recycle as much as they can.  Families can also help by bringing in eligible containers for our Containers for Change program. The big bins for these items are outside the artroom.

 

IMPORTANT DATES

This week:

Monday 30 August – Interm swimming commences – PP – Yr 2 students only

Tuesday 31st August – Senior Faction Carnival – Jumps, Throws & 400m

Friday 3rd September – Senior Faction Carnival – sprints & team games

Next week:

Monday 06 September – Interm swimming continues each day – PP – Yr 2 students only

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