More about 'Online Assessment' at West

In this video some of the Leadership Team explain how 'Assessment and Reporting' will work at Mildura West this year.

Parents can log onto Compass here: https://mildurawestps.vic.jdlf.com.au

Forensic Science

Last week, Joe Clarke, a local police officer came to all the Year 5and 6 classes for a Forensic Art session. All students had the opportunity to become forensic sketch artists. Joe gave the students 20 clues and from the information they needed to sketch a suspect! The purpose of this task was to demonstrate that observation skills are very important to be an effective witness. Thank you Joe!

Grade 5/6 Sport

On Tuesday 23rd June, the grade 5/6 boy’s hockey team went to the Division Lightning Premierships at the Hockey Centre. On the first game, we played Nichols Point, beating them 4-1. The second game saw us beat St Pauls 7-0 to win the Premiership. The boys played extremely well and we couldn’t have done it without our coach Miss Milne. We learnt lots of great skills and learnt how to dodge and get passed players to score lots of goals. We are looking forward to the next round at Swan Hill…. Let’s get practising boys!!    By Connor and Aaron 

 

Last Wednesday the division 1 netball team went to Mansell Reserve to play in the second round of interschool sport. Our first game was against Nichols Point we beat them by 2 goals. Our second game was against Sacred Heart; sadly we lost by 4 goals. Our third game was against The Lake, we won. We made it into the grand final against Sacred Heart; sadly we lost by 6 goals. Everyone played well and we would like to thank Ms O’Connor for coaching us. By Lara T and Margaret

 

 

 

On Tuesday, the 5/6 girls football team went to Aerodrome Ovals to play in the Lightning Premierships. We played against three schools. Our best game for the day was against Sacred Heart. The scores were 43 to 2 our way. Our last game we played was the Grand Final against Ranfurly. We started well, kicking the first two goals, but sadly we ended up losing 34 to 20. We came second and we all had a great time. By Lara M and Zoe S

 

Sunraysia Division Rugby League Championships


 

On Wednesday the 17th June, 1 girls team and 1 boys team from the 3/4 department participated in the Sunraysia Division Rugby League Championships held at the Aero Ovals. While neither team managed to make it to the grand final all children enjoyed themselves and learnt about the sport of Rugby League. A big thank you to Masi and George for coaching the teams on the day.

 

Last Day Term 2

Last Day of Term 2 is tomorrow! We will not hold a morning assembly; however children will be dismissed from the Gym an hour early at 2.15pm.

Sunraysia Bus Lines has advised that all school bus afternoon runs will commence at 2.30pm. (All public service routes will remain as per the normal timetable).

Announcement to the School Community

I am very pleased to announce, that after a rigorous application and induction process, Ms Anne Robinson is our new School Principal.  Anne has a great rapport with students and families and is both passionate and hard-working. She is well respected amongst her peers, and in the school community. We look forward to her leadership for the next five years.

Congratulations, Anne!

-       Kiran McDonald, School Council President

Pyjama Day June 25th

Wear your pyjamas, bring a blankie for a cubbie, maybe a board game to play with your mates and that favourite book to share. That's right it's PYJAMA DAY... Our SRC have once again organised a wonderful day, to celebrate their learning, why not come along and join in the fun. 

THURSDAY 25th June @ 9am - 11am.

New Welfare Officer

Hi everyone, my name is Alison Fraser, and I‘m really excited to start here at Mildura West as the new Primary Welfare Officer (previously Peta Duncan’s role). I have strong background working with children in their early years and have worked for the past 5 years in community welfare.

Please feel free to come and have a chat with me at any time, my door is always open for both parents and children. I look forward to catching up with you all soon. 

6M and World Environment Day

Last Thursday 6M, Ms Milne’s class, represented our school for World Environment Day revegetating an area at Johnson’s Bend where there has been a lot of off road driving. The students saw first- hand problems with erosion and evidence of cars driving through the area after extensive rain.  Thank you 6M for your tree planting in tough conditions. The ground was very hard to dig even when the holes were soaked with water.

The trees planted have a great chance of survival as luckily there was rain after the planting!

Camps, Sports & Excursions Fund 2015

If you hold a valid means-tested concession card or are a temporary foster parent, you may be eligible for CSEF. This allowance will be paid to the school to use towards expenses relating to camps, excursions, or sporting activities for the benefit of your child.

The annual CSEF amount per student will be:

                $125 for primary school students

                $225 for secondary school students.

 

Please contact the school office to obtain a CSEF application form or download from www.education.vic.gov.au/csef

If your child has already participated in a camp, excursion or swimming lessons, you are still eligible – please ask at the office.

You should lodge a CSEF application form at the school by 26 June 2015.

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