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South Grafton Public School News

Last week we delivered our amazing pallet Christmas Tree to Grafton Shoppingworld to enter in their competition.

A number of staff, students and parents met at Shoppingworld and assisted in decorating our Christmas Tree. All of our students had the opportunity to create an ornament to decorate our tree which looks spectacular. Our big thanks also to our General Assistant, Mr Valette who constructed our tree design.

Congratulations to our wonderful PPP students who graduated last Tuesday. The students participated in a number of outdoor activities which included learning playground rules, games and fixed equipment play. The students received a lovely certificate and a take home bag of starting school resources for 2021. They also enjoyed a delicious morning tea. This week our Kinders for 2021 have the opportunity to visit our Kindergarten classrooms. This activity completes this years Kindergarten Orientation Program. Congratulations to Mrs Cherie Knight and her amazing team on their fabulous effort implementing this program under difficult circumstances.

Congratulations to all of our 62 wonderful students who received their silver (59) or gold (3) badge at our special assembly held on our Infants campus last week. All of these students are displaying excellent behaviour, attendance and attitude to all facets of their school life. We are very proud of these students and they also received a silver certificate, bumper sticker, individual photo and enjoyed a delicious morning tea. This Wednesday we will be holding in our Primary Hall our next Gold Silver Badge assembly for our primary students.

Last Tuesday evening we were able to hold a P&C meeting in our school Library. Thank you to all of our parents who were able to attend. We are all hoping that in 2021 we may be able to hold regular P&C meetings again.

Last week our Year 6 students arrived back after a very exciting 3 days at the Coffs Coast Adventure Centre. The students had an awesome experience participating in a wide range of activities including Giant Swing, Ladder Logs, Mega Drop, SkyWire, Sword Club – Fencing, Z-Ball and Commando Course. Our staff also had a very enjoyable time and the behaviour of our students was excellent. Thanks to all of our staff who attended for their support of this excusion. This excursion completes our excursions for this year and we are very proud of the fact that we were able to offer this range of excursions to our students during these very complex times.

Our school will be also holding our annual Christmas Carols on Wednesday 2nd December during school hours. Unfortuantely due to guidelines parents will not be able to attend. Students will have the opportunity to wear Christmas colours and we will be holding a Performing Arts Concert. Class performances will be restricted but all our students will enjoy a fabulous day participating in a wide range of Christmas activities. The concert will be held on our Infants Campus.

Our Library Stocktake will commence in Week 8, so please start returning ALL LIBRARY BOOKS this week.

Especially Year 6 students or other students who will be leaving the school.

Students are still more than welcome to read in the Library and also borrow books for classroom use, but just cannot take them home after this week.

Scholastic Book Club Issue 8 Catalogues have gone home with students. All orders are to be done ONLINE and they are due by 3.00pm Monday 30th November 2020.

Have a great week.