JUNIOR SCHOOL CELEBRATION
Thursday, 6 December, 1pm – 3.20pm
K-6 parents are invited to join us in the hall from 1 pm for a special assembly followed by afternoon tea at 3 pm.
Year 6 are having their graduation dinner in the evening, 6 pm – 9 pm in the Studio.
END OF YEAR CELEBRATION
Monday, 10 December, 5pm – 7.15pm
Join us as we celebrate the end of 2018 and Christmas with a BYO picnic dinner from 5 pm followed by Christmas carols on the lawn. Three Flamingos Coffee van will be onsite for hot drink purchases.
7-11 AWARDS ASSEMBLY
Wednesday, 12 December, 1.10pm – 3.10pm
Parents are invited to join us in the hall for afternoon tea at 1.10 pm followed by our Years 7-11 Awards Assembly.
Thank you to those families who have already returned their library books. Please ensure all library books are returned to the Learning Hub by Friday, 30 November, so they can be processed by the end of the school term. If you wish to borrow books for the school holidays, please come and talk to either Mrs Vaartjes or Miss Grove. Happy Reading!
P&F FINAL MEETING
Monday, 3 December, 7pm in the Learning Hub
Everyone is invited to attend the final meeting for 2018. A time to celebrate our wonderful Spring Fair and thank all those who volunteered in 2018 to build our community. Supper will be provided.
In the last week, the canteen will only be selling ice-creams. Therefore, please remember to pack your child lunch if you normally order on this day. Thank you.
STAFF SERVICE AWARDS
Congratulations to the following staff who have reached a significant milestone of service with Illawarra Christian Education:
- Mr David Imisides – 20 years
- Mrs Cassie Gold – 10 years
- Mrs Trudi Oliver – 10 years
They have been recogised for their dedication and commitment to the school.
KISS & GO ZONE
Our Kiss & Go Zone is located next to the playground at the front of the school. This zone is for quick drop offs and pickups only. In the afternoon, please park in the car park until you see your child approaching the zone. Then enter the Kiss and Go Zone to collect your child. Parents are not to drive past the Prep building to park and pickup or drop off their children.
Work Experience for 2019
Dates for next year: 8-12 April 2019 (last week of Term 1). Students are encouraged to start seeking placements now.
Year 12 UOW Discovery Day 2019
Thursday, 7 February
Registrations have now closed for this event. Year 11 students should have registered for their electives on the day. Year 11 students have been sent an email from Mrs Gillett with details.
SCHOOL BANKING ON THURSDAYS
School banking is on Thursdays. If you would like your child to be involved, visit: commbank.com.au/schoolbanking. This is a great way for children to learn good saving habits and assist our school at the same time. CCS receives $5 for every 10 School Banking deposits made per student. This Regular Savers Contribution can be used for new school resources like learning materials, such as books and sports equipment, or other school fundraising needs.
FROM THE UNIFORM SHOP
The Uniform Shop is opened on the following days:
- Monday 8.30 am – 10.30 am
- Wednesday 1.30 pm – 4 pm
For pricelists, opening hours and shop details, you can visit our website: www.calderwoodcs.nsw.edu.au and go to the FAQ menu and click on Uniforms then Order Online.
SECONDHAND UNIFORM SHOP
Opened during the school term: Thursday 8.30 am – 10 am.
Run by a volunteer mum. Families are invited to donate current uniform items in good condition. No goods are accepted on consignment.
- Holiday Tennis Camp
2-4 January, 9 am – 12 pm, $80 at Warilla Bowls & Recreation Club. Call Brett Edwards 0413 064 298 or Michelle Edwards 0403 289 974.
- Creative Kids Program Government Initiative
From 1 January 2019. $100 Creative Kids voucher per school-age child to go towards the cost of structured creative and cultural activities eg. music lessons, languages, coding, drama, graphic design. Register with Service NSW at: https://www.service.nsw.gov.au/transaction/apply-creative-kids-voucher
- Combined Churches Community Carols
Tuesday, 11 December
Albion Park High School,
6 pm BBQ, jumping castle, face painting, animal petting zoo
7.30 pm Carols
BYO chairs and blankets. Candles and glowsticks available for purchase on the night.