Term 2 - 18 June 2018

From the Head of Junior School


Last week started with a visit to the Year 4 Camp at Mount Evelyn. It was a crisp morning and the fog slowly lifted as I wound my way up to the camp. Not long after arriving, the sound of happy voices drifted down from the hilltop, and shouts of ‘hello Mrs Russell!’ were heard as the students returned to the base camp. The students were organised into groups and, following lunch, started their first rotation of different activities. Stuffed native animals were a highlight in the encounter with wildlife activity. Navigating a challenging orienteering hunt and constructing a …

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Chaplain’s Corner


I am currently in the remote Indigenous community of Robinson River in the Northern Territory with a group of Year 6 students from both Junior School Kew and Donvale, along with Year 9 students and Carey staff. Many of you will be familiar …

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ELC News


More than halfway through Term 2, we have lots to celebrate as we enter the period of Parent Teacher interviews with the ELC families. These are important opportunities to celebrate the journey you and your child have made since the beginning of the academic year, and they are also good opportunities to discuss and set goals for the next six …

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Music Notes


Bumbl4 Presentation
Bumbl4 is the compulsory year level choir for our Year 4 students. They rehearse each week under the direction of Frederica Cunningham and are accompanied by the very talented Rosa Scaffidi on piano. About 50 parents and friends came to hear the choir present their learning to date, at our inaugural ‘Pick Up Presentation’. Before leaving school for the day, Bumbl4 sang songs such as ‘Naughty’ from Matilda and another favourite of theirs, ‘It’s Ruff Being a Dog’. Congratulations to Frederica and …

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Got your tickets?


Got your tickets for A Night at the Forum ­– Cocktail Party? If you do, fabulous! If you don’t, remember to get them before tomorrow (Friday 15 June), so you can enter to WIN 1 of 3 accommodation packages at the Novotel South Wharf. Book your tickets now via …

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Junior School Calendar

Winter Concert

Thursday 14 June

JSPA Committee Meeting

Tuesday 19 June
Staff Room

Information Sharing

Tuesday 26 June to Friday 29 June

JSPA End of Term Sausage Sizzle

Thursday 28 June
Metcalfe Hall

Student Free Day

Friday 29 June

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