Enrol Now For 2016

Do you have a child at home who is turning 5?  Please contact our office to discuss enrolling at Mildura West next year.  We will be holding parent information sessions and open days throughout Term 3 & 4.  Our orientation program begins in Term 4, and this is a very important time when children meet their potential teacher and classmates.

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

Invention Convention

Grade 5 & 6 students will present their Inventions to their fellow students, teachers and parents at 10.00 am on August the 18th at an Invention Convention.

Curriculum Day - Student Free - OSHC Program

OSHC will be running a full day program.

 If you require your child/ren to attend on this day please phone Jody or Kathleen on 50211809 or call into OSHC to fill in the permission slip.

Hours of Operation are 8.00am – 6.00pm

The cost of the day is $50.00 per child (reduced according to your family’s CCB percentage) Eg, 100% CCB is $14.55

All FOOD & DRINKS will be supplied.

Children may bring a broad brimmed hat and a named water bottle. Sunscreen is supplied.

New C.A.T.'s on COMPASS

Assessment & Reporting - CATs go live again!!!

The next round of Common Assessment Tasks (CATs) will be going live from Friday afternoon. Log in over the next week to see your child’s latest work and teacher assessments. We have had great feedback about the process and cannot reiterate the importance of engaging with what your child is learning at school. So please log in at

www.mildurawestps.vic.jdlf.com.au

Compass CAT HELP!!!

Need help? We’re here for you! Need a password reset – no worries!

If you haven’t logged in yet or have any questions, please contact the school.

School Athletics Sport

Please make sure you have locked in Friday, the 7th August in your diary. This is MWPS Athletics Day at the Old Aerodrome ovals.  We hope to see many parents and carers there supporting the children. Please see the note sent home on Tuesday for more information.

Invention Convention

Our Grade 5 and 6 students have been creating inventions which they will share with you at the Invention Convention Please pop 18th August (10.00) into your diaries – it’s going to be such an amazing event. Please come and meet the incredible MWPS Inventors

 

Book Fair

Once again we will be holding a Scholastic Book Fair as a lead up to BOOK WEEK. The Book Fair is a great way to, not only purchase books for your child, but for every book purchased the school earns points to go towards purchasing books for the library.

When - Friday 24th July - Friday 31st July

Where - In the Chidren's Learning Centre

Open - 8.30 - 9.00am and 3.15 - 4.00pm everyday.

Hope to see you there... 

Premiers' Reading Challenge

It is great to see so many students entering their books online for the Challenge. The following students have done so well and have actually finished the challenge:- Olivia Newberry – Prep B, Maxie Brown – 1M, Maddison Goldsworthy – 2/3C, Luke Turnbull – 2A. There are also many students so close to finishing, keep up the good work. Going home with this newsletter is a rundown on the Challenge and the consent form and Challenge Checklist. If you have any questions come and see Janine in the library.

2015 SWIMMING PROGRAM – 5/6 CANCELLED

We had planned for our Year 5/6 students to attend the Mildura Waves ‘Swim and Survive’ program – (Week three this term. 27th-31st July) This will now be cancelled. There are a number of sport commitments on this term for Grade 5/6 along with some exciting academic events (Invention Convention and Book Launch) and of course camp for the Grade 6’s. We felt that the Swimming program, on top of these commitments, would be too disruptive to student learning. If you have any questions, please contact the school.

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