Healesville Primary School

NEWSLETTER

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Week 9 - Term 1 - Thursday 25 March 2021

From the Principal's Desk…

Dear Parents and Carers,


It is hard to believe we are almost at the end of term and a much better end to this term than last year.


We have had an action packed last few weeks with our zero bullying presentation on Friday 12th March. All students participated in these sessions and came away with many lessons learnt on how we should treat each other.


Last Friday saw our Colour Fun Run. What a fantastic event – it was terrific to see everyone having the best of fun – students, parents and teachers. I did enjoy my shower when I got home. A huge thank you to everyone who helped on the day! It was such a success due to the support we receive from our community.


This Friday we are hosting a Curriculum Day here for four other schools and teachers will be learning more about the use of good quality literature and how we can use these mentor texts to assist in our teaching. This is a pupil free day.


Tuesday night (30th) is parent teacher interviews, please make sure that you have booked a time with your child’s teacher. The cut-off date is the 29th March. Interviews will run from 2pm till 7:30pm. There is no need to collect your child early as specialists will be running different programs until 3:30pm – normal dismissal time.


Next week we are holding a Prep Open Night for 2022, if you have or know of anyone who is looking at schools for next year please suggest they attend. This is an opportunity for both parents to come along and learn why Healesville Primary is the school for you in 2022. We will start at 6pm on Wednesday 31st March in our prep classrooms.


Term one will finish on Thursday 1st April at 2:30pm. We will hold a final assembly at 2pm, everyone is welcome. Please note that if your child is a bus traveller the bus will be coming at 2:10pm.


Term Two commences on Monday 19th March and is a ten week term. We have lots of activities planned already, house cross country, house athletics, our book fair and we will holding our first working bee on Saturday 1st May. It has been such a long time since we have been able to hold a working bee and we have quite a lot of gardening that school council are hoping to get done. There will be more information about this at the start of term two.

I would like to wish everyone a safe and happy Easter and holiday.


Take care,


Tracey Robertson-Smith

Friday 26 March - CURRICULUM DAY - PUPIL FREE DAY

Tuesday 30 March - Parent Teacher Interviews

Wednesday 31 March - HPS Open night for prospective 2022 preps - 6pm Prep Rooms


Thursday 1 April

- Whole School Pyjama Day - Gold Coin Donation

- Last Day of Term 1 - student finish 2.30pm

- Bus travellers finish 2:10pm

- Assembly - Easter Raffle Drawn


Monday 19 April - First day Term 2

Thursday 22 April - House Athletics

Wednesday 28 April - Healesville High School Open Night 7.00pm -

Thursday 29 April - new date for District Athletics (please note change of date from 30/4/21)


Saturday 1 May - Working Bee 9am - 2pm

Tuesday 4 May - School Council Meeting

Wednesday 5 May - Friday 7 - Bookfair

Thursday 6 May - House Cross-Country

Tuesday 11 May - Maths Night

Wednesday 19 May - District Cross-Country

Tuesday 25 May - CURRICULUM Day - Pupil Free Day


Tuesday 8 June - School Council Meeting

Monday 14 June - PUBLIC HOLIDAY (Queens Birthday)

Student Awards

P1B: Hannah G - for completing wonderful work in class & Hudson B - for big improvements in completing class work and following our classroom rules.


P1H: Darcy W - Always trying his best when trying new things


34B: Cassius G - for having a positive start to the year and working hard.


34W: Jasmine CY - for her resilience and persistence when working in maths.


45V: Tyler R - for contributing to class discussions and being a good classmate.


56B: Will W - for being an exceptional member of our school community and a fabulous house captain. Well done!


56SK: Ella D - for always working hard and giving her best in class.


P6I: Selena W - for a fantastic transition back to school.

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LINKS FOR THE PARENT PORTAL - TO REGISTER & LOG IN

Please use this link to REGISTER for the portal:

(please note, you will need your access key to link your child.

https://sentral.hps.vic.edu.au/portal/register


You only need to register ONCE.

Once you've registered use the following link as your usual login.


Please use this link to LOGON to the portal:

(once you have registered).

https://sentral.hps.vic.edu.au/portal2/#!/login

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School Fee Information for 2021

Please click on the link below for all the information you need regarding the School Fees for 2021
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Please note Uniform Shop at the school open Friday mornings! (see below)

POSITION VACANT - UNIFORM SHOP COORDINATOR AT HPS

The uniform shop coordinator at Healesville Primary School

is a paid position and is currently vacant.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please contact Jenny directly at Surrey Clothing on 9890 3487 or email her at admin@surreyclothing.com.au

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