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  • Term 4, 2018 Friday 21st December Last day of school! 2:30pm dismissal

    Term 1, 2019 School resumes for ALL students (Prep - Year 6)

    On Thurs 31st January at 8.30 sharp.

    Remember, be on time for learning time, make every minute count!

    2019 Pupil Free Days; Tuesday 29th January

    Wednesday 30th January

    20th December 2018

    Welcome to the final newsletter for the 2018 school year! Wow! The year has gone so fast, it is hard to believe that Term Four is coming to an end to round off a terrific year! What a terrific year we have had with so many significant successes and, above all, our students achieving great results across the entire curriculum. Throughout the year the children at Kingsley Park have been recognised for their excellent talents and skills, receiving many curriculum achievement and You Can Do It Value awards each week. Congratulations to all of our students for their contribution to the school year – I am so very proud of all of you! Final Assembly Our final assembly is tomorrow at 1:30pm. At this assembly we congratulate and farewell our 2018 Year 6 students who celebrated their Graduation Night on Tuesday night at Mt Erin Secondary College. There were highlights shared along with their messages of wisdom to next year’s Year 6 students. They shared their hopes and aspirations and finished off with two great songs. We are very proud of our students and wish them all the best for their future. Last Day Dismissal Friday 21st December is the last day of school for 2018 and it is approaching way too fast. Children will be dismissed at 2:30pm. Staff leaving At the end of this year we say farewell to; Miss Courtney Mason, Sarah Letho, Mrs Jan Migliore, Miss Debbie Westhead, Ms Niambh O’Reilly, Mrs Jess Emery, Mr Bill Griffin and Miss Melissa Croon. Mrs Donna Fogarty is also taking a year of leave. All of these wonderful staff members have made highly valuable contributions to Kingsley Park over the past years. We wish all of our departing staff success and happiness in their new roles. Reports All children brought home their end of year report on Tuesday. It was pleasing to see so many children performing at quite a high level as well as so many children showing fine growth in skill, effort and attitude. We congratulate all our students on their achievements and successes throughout the 2018 year. Thank you Thank you to all parents for your continual support in helping to make Kingsley Park the best place it can be for our students. In particular I would like to thank our wonderful parent helpers, those who come in each week and at key times throughout the year to offer their time and support. Our KP Group who been amazing and have put enormous effort into fundraising, cooking toast in the mornings and helping around the school. Thank you also to our outgoing school councillors, for your amazing efforts over the past years in supporting Kingsley Park. You are truly fabulous and will be missed. We wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a safe and happy New Year. Thank you to all parents for your wonderful support throughout the year. We look forward to 2019 being even bigger and better for your children. Kind regards Gill Gray Principal

    A reminder to our families

    Friday 21st December is the last

    day of the school year for 2018.

    Children will be dismissed from

    school at 2:30pm.

  • Congratulations to our Spell-a-thon

    winners and all who participated. What a

    terrific effort from so many students. Well

    done for practicing so hard to compete to

    your finest form.

    Our final winners were ;

    Prep Archie W.

    Year 1 Chloe M.

    Year 2 Ariella C.

    Year 3 Melodie H.

    Year 4 James C.

    Year 5 Anastasia S

    Year 6 Rachel S.

    Archie from Prep took home the trophy of

    the most correctly spelt words - what a

    SUPERSTAR !

  • Kingsley park Staff Leaving

    Every good school has some super teachers, sadly at times they move on to new schools or other job

    or life opportunities. We would sincerely like to thank the following staff who have put years of effort,

    time, sweat and tears into Kingsley Park. Tomorrow we farewell 9 staff who will be dearly missed by

    our school community.

    Words just can’t express thank you enough, for all you have done for our Kingsley Kids

    and families.

    Good-bye, good luck.

    We wish you THE VERY BEST for your future.

    Miss Westhead Miss Mason Sarah Letho Bill Mel (no photo)

    Mrs Migliore Mrs Fogarty Miss O’Reilly Mrs Emery

    Well done Team Kingsley – Our final total raised for our Colour Explosion run was a very impressive $8106.81. We can't thank you enough for your support. Well done to all students who gained sponsors, completed the run and had a fabulous time. We look forward to our next one. A MASSIVE thank you to our KPG, in particular Kristy Dastey and Jo Abbott for their organisation of the event, it couldn't have happened without you!! Here's the top fundraisers for the colour run. Each of these students raised $200 or more with Anakin from P20 raising the most with an impressive $1133. Anakin C P20 Tipene H J2 Ruby Mc F J2 Christian B J3 Jack D P20 Leah S J3 Darcy E J6 Cadence P P20 Kalob V J2 Bonnie-Lee Mc F M16 Sienna W P20.

    A huge thank you to all those who helped raise money.

  • Congratulations

    Once again our Year 6 students did themselves and our school proud. Tuesday evening’s Graduation Ceremony was a wonderful occasion for both them and their families. The achievements of all of our students were highlighted and we applauded the wonderful work that they have completed over the course of the year. We wish them well as they embark on the next part of their learning journey and we wish them all the very best in 2019. A number of students excelled in a particular area and were recognised with specific awards. Congratulations to all of the students who were presented with an award. Kingsley Park Endeavour Awards English Zachary Searle & Audrey Bechaz Mathematics Ryan Nolan & Holly McGregor Science Kayde St Anne & Lily Rose Hall Krause Performing Arts Joe Thompson & Isabelle St Anne Visual Arts Alycia Hermawan & Ashby Norford Physical Education Braiden Browne & Rachel Smith Music Jaidyn Abbott & Kayla Davies Digital Technologies Lachlan Gollings & Ryan Baker

    Mt Erin Secondary College Scholarships Sports Award Logan Fenwick Performing Award Holly Warne Academic Award Liam Savage All Rounder Logan Wilkie All Rounder Emilie Hamilton-Free

    Mt Eliza Secondary College Scholarship

    Enhanced Performance Program Shawn Guo

    2018 School

    Leaders

    2018 School Captains and House Captains A very big thanks to our wonderful 2018 captains: Bodie Free, Logan Wilkie, Rachel Smith and Audrey Bechaz together with our House Captains, Braiden Brown, Laylah Cook, Logan Fenwick, Grace Lowe, Charlotte Mol, Tiarnah Page, Kayde St Anne and Nicholas Writer who have been exceptional this year. They played a key role in many areas. It has been very pleasing to see their growth in their skills and being excellent role models.

  • Newsletter Advertising 2019

    Prices :

    Full Page $50

    Half Page $30

    Quarter Page $20

    (Prices are per newsletter

    including GST )

    For Sale Items $10

    Commercial Items for sale $50

    (Business card size)

    Flyers

    Our school Carnival for 2019 is fast approaching.

    To help make our Carnival a huge success we are asking for donations of:

    Empty Jars for Mystery Jars

    Mystery Jar contents Cans of coloured hair spray

    If you can donate any of these items please drop them

    into the office.

    If you know of any families or businesses that would kindly make donations to the school

    please let us know.

  • Sentral Parent Portal App

    Flexibuzz will be phased out by the end of this year and all

    communications will be sent out primarily through the Sentral Parent Portal App. Using

    the Sentral App gives the school the ability to communicate information to each year level, small groups or

    individual families, at the school's discretion. It allows for private messaging between parents, students and

    teachers. Parents have the ability to report future absences and notify the school of daily absences. Whole

    School emergency incidents are communicated through Sentral. Further down the track we will use it to

    book parent/teacher meeting times. Please ensure you have the Sentral App on your phone, device or

    computer and have created login details.

    A reminder to drivers in

    the school vicinity during

    drop-off and pick-up

    times - please

    remember our children’s

    safety comes first and

    road rules together with signage

    should be observed. The council have

    been made aware of recent

    concerning issues and will be

    patrolling the area. Thank you

    Ar