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KOLAN SOUTH INFORMER 7 Sept 2015 No 29 2297 Gin Gin Road, South Kolan Qld 4670 Phone: (07) 41 577361 Fax:( 07) 41 577289 E-mail: [email protected] Website: www.kolasoutss.eq.edu.au Kolan South Established in 1878 Kolan South State School strives for a Quality Education for All Students ~ Respect ~ Responsibility ~ Safety School Improvement Review School Improvement Review School Improvement Review School Improvement Review We had very posive feedback from the school review team last week, aer they spent two days in the school talking to staff, students, parents and community groups and representaves. Special thanks to P&C members who a"ended a meeng on Monday aernoon. The connuous improvements and achievements of our school community and the posive school tone and pride were highlighted and recognised by our reviewers. Recommendaons and findings will help us develop school priories and strategies for the next four years, unl our next review. Thanks, everyone for your input. Silver Medal in Bundaberg Maths Teams Challenge Silver Medal in Bundaberg Maths Teams Challenge Silver Medal in Bundaberg Maths Teams Challenge Silver Medal in Bundaberg Maths Teams Challenge Our students have once again brought home a medal from the Bundaberg District Maths Teams Challenge held on Thursday of last week. It was a great effort from our Number One team of Chloe Gathercole, Rydar Wood, Amber Blanch, Zahli Schrader and Flynn Purkis. Brayden Wilson was away sick on that day but also shares in the success. Well done to all of our representaves who parcipated in the event. Other students represenng our school were Tahnaya Donald, Travis Blanch, McKenzie Ferguson, Jacob Donald, Lewis Douglas, Taleah Jarvis, Lily Pannowitz, Tyson Donald, and Taygan Schulze. Thanks also to staff members Kathy Nielsen and Debbie Romans for helping to supervise teams on the day. Our school has achieved an amazing record of winning either 1st or 2nd in 7 out of the last 8 years at the district Maths Challenge. That is a pre"y special accomplishment! English Competition Results English Competition Results English Competition Results English Competition Results In July, students in Year 2 to 6 parcipated in the Australasian English Compeon. Well done to all students for their efforts. Congratulaons to these students who achieved a higher award: DISTINCTION AWARDS Riley Parsons, Jaeken Gorlick CREDIT AWARDS Isobel Mann, Rage Reid, Zeke Pardon, Brooklyn Terry, Sophie Blackley, Wyatt Haupt, Tiki Reid, Summer Zimmermann, Chloe Gathercole, Byron Gorlick Rydar Wood, Amber Blanch, Tamrin Wakelin MERIT AWARDS Lawson Cook, Hannah Lowe, Ethan Peno, Lewis Douglas, McKenzie Ferguson SCHOOL ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS Kyla Pardon, Jim Card, Lachlan McMullen, Ryder Lythall-Webb, Nish Prasad, Isaiah Read, Seth Dickson, Abby Dickson, Ella Myers, Mason Acworth, Jacob Donald, Destinee Lythall-Webb, Zahli Schrader Principal’s Messages ~ Congratulaons to our Silver Medal Maths Teams Challenge students. A great result! Touch Carnival Touch Carnival Touch Carnival Touch Carnival Well done to all of the students who parcipated in last Friday’s Touch carnival at Gin Gin. Well done to team captains Zahli, Lily, Taygan and Flynn who showed great leadership, and to all team members for their commitment, effort and sportsmanship. ArtsLink Performance ArtsLink Performance ArtsLink Performance ArtsLink Performance - - - This Wednesday This Wednesday This Wednesday This Wednesday Our ArtsLink Performance, ’The Park Cleaners’, is on this Wednesday aernoon at 2.00pm. Payment envelopes have been sent home. Please ensure payment has been made by Wednesday morning. Thank-you. Relief Teacher Relief Teacher Relief Teacher Relief Teacher Welcome this week to Mrs Joka Prasad who is our relief teacher in the Year 2/3 classroom for Mrs Shelley Greenhalgh, ll the end of term. Thank-you to Joka. Jeff Searle SCHOOL CALENDAR Sept 9 (Wed) ArtsLink Performance 2.00pm Fair Meeng in staffroom at 3.00pm Sept 18 (Fri) Last day of Term 3 Oct 5 (Mon) Labour Day Public Holiday Oct 6 (Tues) Term 4 Commences Oct 25 (Sun) Kolan Country Fair 10.00—3.00 Weekly Assembly All Parents are invited to join us for our weekly Assembly on Thursday at 9.00am. All welcome. Above: Well done to all students who represented Kolan South in the Bundaberg Maths Teams Challenge. At right: Silver Medallists in the ‘B’ Division (Schools with 100 to 300 students), Amber Blanch, Zahli Schrader, Flynn Purkis, Rydar Wood and Chloe Gathercole

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Page 1: 2015 KOLAN SOUTH INFORMER No 29€¦ · Tahnaya Donald, Travis Blanch, McKenzie Ferguson, Jacob Donald, Lewis Douglas, Taleah Jarvis, Lily Pannowitz, Tyson Donald, and Taygan Schulze

KOLAN SOUTH INFORMER 7 Sept 2015 No 29

2297 Gin Gin Road, South Kolan Qld 4670 Phone: (07) 41 577361 Fax:( 07) 41 577289 E-mail: [email protected] Website: www.kolasoutss.eq.edu.au

Kolan South Established in 1878

Kolan South State School strives for a Quality Education for All Students ~ Respect ~ Responsibility ~ Safety

School Improvement ReviewSchool Improvement ReviewSchool Improvement ReviewSchool Improvement Review We had very posi�ve feedback from the school review team last week, a�er they spent two days in the school talking to staff, students, parents and community groups and representa�ves. Special thanks to P&C members who a"ended a mee�ng on Monday a�ernoon. The con�nuous improvements and achievements of our school community and the posi�ve school tone and pride were highlighted and recognised by our reviewers.

Recommenda�ons and findings will help us develop school priori�es and strategies for the next four years, un�l our next review. Thanks, everyone for your input.

Silver Medal in Bundaberg Maths Teams ChallengeSilver Medal in Bundaberg Maths Teams ChallengeSilver Medal in Bundaberg Maths Teams ChallengeSilver Medal in Bundaberg Maths Teams Challenge

Our students have once again brought home a medal from the Bundaberg District Maths Teams Challenge held on Thursday of last week. It was a great effort from our Number One team of Chloe Gathercole, Rydar Wood, Amber Blanch, Zahli Schrader and Flynn Purkis. Brayden Wilson was away sick on that day but also shares in the success.

Well done to all of our representa�ves who par�cipated in the event. Other students represen�ng our school were Tahnaya Donald, Travis Blanch, McKenzie Ferguson, Jacob Donald, Lewis Douglas, Taleah Jarvis, Lily Pannowitz, Tyson Donald, and Taygan Schulze. Thanks also to staff members Kathy Nielsen and Debbie Romans for helping to supervise teams on the day.

Our school has achieved an amazing record of winning either 1st or 2nd in 7 out of the last 8 years at the district Maths Challenge. That is a pre"y special accomplishment!

English Competition ResultsEnglish Competition ResultsEnglish Competition ResultsEnglish Competition Results

In July, students in Year 2 to 6 par�cipated in the Australasian English Compe��on. Well done to all students for their efforts. Congratula�ons to these students who achieved a higher award:

DISTINCTION AWARDS Riley Parsons, Jaeken Gorlick

CREDIT AWARDS Isobel Mann, Rage Reid, Zeke Pardon, Brooklyn Terry, Sophie Blackley, Wyatt Haupt, Tiki Reid, Summer Zimmermann, Chloe Gathercole, Byron Gorlick Rydar Wood, Amber Blanch, Tamrin Wakelin

MERIT AWARDS Lawson Cook, Hannah Lowe, Ethan Peno, Lewis Douglas, McKenzie Ferguson

SCHOOL ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS Kyla Pardon, Jim Card, Lachlan McMullen, Ryder Lythall-Webb, Nish Prasad, Isaiah Read, Seth Dickson, Abby Dickson, Ella Myers, Mason Acworth, Jacob Donald, Destinee Lythall-Webb, Zahli Schrader

Principal’s Messages ~ Congratulaons to our Silver Medal Maths Teams Challenge students. A great result!

Touch CarnivalTouch CarnivalTouch CarnivalTouch Carnival

Well done to all of the students who par�cipated in last Friday’s Touch carnival at Gin Gin. Well done to team captains Zahli, Lily, Taygan and Flynn who showed great leadership, and to all team members for their commitment, effort and sportsmanship.

ArtsLink Performance ArtsLink Performance ArtsLink Performance ArtsLink Performance ---- This WednesdayThis WednesdayThis WednesdayThis Wednesday

Our ArtsLink Performance, ’The Park Cleaners’, is on this Wednesday a�ernoon at 2.00pm. Payment envelopes have been sent home. Please ensure payment has been made by Wednesday morning. Thank-you.

Relief TeacherRelief TeacherRelief TeacherRelief Teacher

Welcome this week to Mrs Jo�ka Prasad who is our relief teacher in the Year 2/3 classroom for Mrs Shelley Greenhalgh, �ll the end of term. Thank-you to Jo�ka.

Jeff Searle

SCHOOL CALENDAR

Sept 9 (Wed) ArtsLink Performance 2.00pm Fair Mee�ng in staffroom at 3.00pm Sept 18 (Fri) Last day of Term 3 Oct 5 (Mon) Labour Day Public Holiday Oct 6 (Tues) Term 4 Commences Oct 25 (Sun) Kolan Country Fair 10.00—3.00

Weekly Assembly

All Parents are invited to join us for our weekly Assembly on Thursday at 9.00am. All welcome.

Above: Well done to all students who represented Kolan South in

the Bundaberg Maths Teams Challenge.

At right: Silver Medallists in the ‘B’ Division (Schools with 100 to 300 students), Amber Blanch, Zahli Schrader, Flynn Purkis, Rydar Wood and Chloe Gathercole

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SeptemberSeptemberSeptemberSeptember

7 Liam , 9 Matthew , 13 Byron 14 Hudson 14 Will , 20 Anthony 22 Luke , 22 Summer

Marley : Great reading with Mrs Lathouras.

Beau : Improving his fine motor skills.

Larissa : Recognising lots of compound words.

Zaree : Neat handwriting.

Laura : Fabulous thinking in Maths.

Cody : Learning 200 sight words.

Mason : Learning 200 sight words.

Nish : Meaningful contributions to classroom discussions in Geography.

Isobel : Putting in an extra effort into handwriting.

Jaeken : Being a helpful and understanding classmate to others.

Zach : A positive change in attitude to learning. Keep it up!

Jacob : Always being a helpful classmate.

Louis : Settling nicely into our school.

KOLAN SOUTH Term 3

ATTENDANCE ORDER OF MERIT

Year Level A"endance Order

Year 6 97% 1

Year 2 94.9% 2

Year 3 94.5% 3

Year 4 94.3% 4

Year 1 94.1% 5

Year 5 93.5% 6

Prep 92.0% 7

Woolworths Earn and Learn Update

What a sensational week of collecting! An absolutely mammoth effort this week! Even without the bonus

of double stickers, we collected 2,400 points as of Friday 4

September. Our best week yet – ripper! This brings our tally to

8,220 points. We’re not that far from our goal of 10,000 points, so

keep sending in as many stickers as you can. The promotion

finishes on Tuesday 8 September. If you find any stickers at home

after this date please still send to school. We have until Friday 2

October to submit our completed sticker sheets.

ARTSLINK PERFORMANCE

Wed, 9 Sept 2.00pm

THE PARK CLEANERS For these two clowns, cleaning the park

has never been so complicated.

SYNOPSIS The Park Cleaners brings red nose clown, slaps�ck physical

comedy into one hilarious show about two clowns and a

simple task, cleaning a park. But nothing is ever simple

when clowns are involved! Expect a whole lot of chaos,

comic crea�vity and fantas�c situa�ons that show how

extraordinary the ordinary can become and how funny we

all are at heart.

KOLAN SOUTH STATE SCHOOL

FAIR MEETING

Wednesday, 9 September, 3.00pm School Staffroom ALL WELCOME

CENT SALE

Saturday 3rd October

1.30 Start

LOTS OF PRIZESLOTS OF PRIZESLOTS OF PRIZESLOTS OF PRIZES

RAFFLESRAFFLESRAFFLESRAFFLES

Bring the kids along

Holiday Fun

Kids Table and

Kids Raffle

At Tegege Hall

In aid of Tegege Tennis Club

Yummy Self-serve Afternoon Tea

$3.00 Admission

TENNIS HOLIDAY CLINIC

Conducted at Rotary Park Tennis complex, George Street, Bundaberg by

Tennis Academy Coaches, Murray Whitbread and Kevin Banner.

When: Mon 28th, Tues 29th, Wed 30th Sept & Thurs 1st Oct

Times: 8.30am–10am or 10am–11.30am (Jnr Beginners 5-12 years)

8.30am – 11.30am (Beginners/Intermediate Beginners)

2.30pm – 4.30pm (High School/Advanced)

Enquiries & costs to Kevin: 4152 0753 or 0409 520753.

Bookings are essential !

Alfresco Movie Nights FREE school holiday event!

Maleficent, Bargara Neilsens Park Tuesday 29 September, 5:30pm

Into the Woods, Bundaberg Nth Lions Park

Wednesday 30 September, 5.30pm

Movie, Gin Gin Showgrounds, Thursday 1 October, 5:30pm

Bring a blanket and a picnic. Food Stalls Available!

All welcome!