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August is Enrolment Month at Teesdale PS
A 2018 Enrolment Information Session was held on Wednesday, 2nd August.  This was an opportunity particularly for those parents with Prep students in 2018 to have a school tour and information session with our Prep teacher, Meg Andrews, and our Principal, Grant Rau.


If you were not able to attend the session and would like any further information or a school tour, please contact the school on 5281 5218.

Student Led Conferences
The conferences were held on Monday 31st July and were a formal and professional opportunity to discuss student achievements and learning.  This year the day was a modified school day, where parents and students attended for their 15-minute conference only.  The Student Led Conferences were designed to be a positive experience for all.

Congratulations Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Program on 10 years
This year celebrates our school's 10th anniversary of running our Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Program. 

To commemorate this significant achievement, we will be dedicating our cafe on the Wednesday 13th September to celebrate and recognise the contribution of past and present volunteers, teachers, parents and students. 

The plan for the day is to welcome visitors from 10am to see our garden class in action, followed by a walk through our historical display.  ‘Sharing our Harvest’ will commence at 11:30am to enjoy lunch made by our students using fresh produce from our garden.

Please contact the school if you were part of this valuable program over the years and would like to attend on the day, or if you have memorabilia to share. We would love to hear from you. 

General Admission is $10.00 per head - BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL – Phone 5281 5218

Upcoming Café dates for 2017 are:
Wednesday Aug 16th, Sept 13th (Bookings Essential), Oct 18th and Nov 15th

The Café is open from 11:30am – 12:15pm  All welcome.

Parents and Friends 

Community Grants Program
We are pleased to advise that Teesdale Primary School PFA have been successful in the application for funding under the Golden Plains Shire Council 2017/18 Community Grants Program.  

An amount of $4168.00 will go towards the Sensory Play Area, Reflective Space and Outside Music and Art Space at Teesdale PS. Thank you to Kim Andrews for your time writing the application.  Kim attended to presentation ceremony at Rokewood to accept the cheque from Cr Owen Sharkey.

Living Cards Fundraiser
Our latest fundraiser is a card drive through Living Fundraising.  Each family have a lovely selection of birthday and celebration cards to sell to family and friends.  This is the first time we have organised this type of fundraiser and hope to have a great response from the school community.

Entertainment Books
A special thank you to our local community for supporting this fundraiser.  Over $330.00 was raised for our school.  Digital memberships are still available by accessing our link at: http://wwwentbook.com.au/1131e48 with $12.00 commission going to our school for every membership sold.  But be quick, you are missing out on great deals and offers!

Let’s Stick Together
The Woolworths Earn & Learn Program is back for 2017!

The program gives primary and secondary schools the chance to earn amazing school resources.

Here’s how:
SHOP – earn one Woolworths Earn & Learn sticker for every $10 spent at Woolworths 
STICK – complete a Sticker Sheet
GIVE BACK – Drop the Sticker Sheet into a Collection Box at Teesdale Primary School, Woolworths Bannockburn, Woolworths Barrabool Hills or the Teesdale General Store.

The program runs from 26th July until 19th September.  Just go to https://www.woolworths.com.au/shop/discover/earn-and-learn for more Sticker Sheets and more information – then stick together with our local community.

Please take the time to join our Teesdale Primary School PFA Facebook page to be kept up to date with PFA events. 

https://www.facebook.com/groups/355011767931490/   

If you would like to know more about our school, please phone us during school hours on phone 5281 5218 or head to our website at: www.teesdaleps.vic.edu.au.  August is enrolment month at Teesdale PS!

•  Thank you for supporting Red Nose Day!  We raised $160!
•  Don’t forget to come to the next The Mudbrick Cafe!
•  Are you collecting the Woolworth Earn & Learn stickers for our school?