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Katitjiny – Week 6 16/11/2020

Week 6 – Commencing Monday, 16 November, 2020

Millen Dads Campout

This year the campout attracted a record 142 Millen Kids and Dads! Everyone had a great time.  Millen Dads would like to give a shout-out to Derek and Lee from Baston Property for covering the Sunday morning coffee again this year, and also to Sarah from Our Ruby Girl Café for providing the coffee van and salads for dinner. 

Please note the Millen Dads group is always happy to hear from new members and they can get in touch at or search for Millen Dads on Facebook.


Quadrangle Renovations

The design for the resurfacing of the quadrangle has been finalised. We have been able to include a second, smaller basketball/netball court, tennis courts and six square. The resurfacing will provide increased opportunities for sport during PE lessons, reinvigorate the area and create a safer surface. We look forward to the reveal in 2021!

Student Booklists for 2021

A CONNECT notice was sent on 6th November with details of the 2021 Student Booklist requirements. Full information and individual lists are also on the Millen website at

Planet Millen

Planet Millen has been listing some of the things our school does that help to reduce our environmental footprint.

For example, at Millen:

  • the student toilets are flushed with rainwater collected in the two big water tanks next to the toilet block
  • we use energy-efficient light globes
  • we have Greenbatch plastic collections (big shout out to Room 3 for taking this on) to enable recycling of hard-to-recycle plastics.

Don’t forget:  every Wednesday morning is Greenbatch & Containers for  Change collection day.

  • Swimming Lessons continue this week, finishing on Friday – please refer to the lesson schedule on the Millen website calendar if you need to.
  • Parenting Workshop – Raising Children in a Digital World – Tuesday 24th November, 9-11am
    Full details were sent in a CONNECT notice on 5th November, or refer to the Calendar entry on the Millen website.
P&C Events:

Garage Sale Trail – A P&C organised event – Sunday, 22nd November, 9am to 1pm

For information, please refer to the Calendar entry on the Millen website

Retro Disco 2020! – A P&C organised event for Millen students – Friday 27th November

Full information was sent in a CONNECT notice on Monday 2nd November, or refer to the Calendar entry on the Millen website.  ** New information **  If you cannot pay via QuickCliq, paper forms are available in the office. Please provide the completed form with correct cash in an envelope or zip lock bag.  Sorry, no change can be given.


Wednesday 18th November – 9 – 10:30am Kindy 2021 orientation;

Thursday 19th November – 8 – 8:30am  Uniform shop open

Sunday 22nd November – Garage Sale Trail – P&C event

Wednesday 25th November – 8:45am Music Assembly & 2021 Student Leaders announced

Friday  27th November (after school) – School Disco – Years 1-6

Monday 30th November – 8:45am NAIDOC Assembly

Wednesday 2nd December – Kent Street SHS Orientation Day