Emergency Evacuation Drill

Last Friday the school had an Emergency Evacuation Drill. I am pleased to report that the emergency procedures and strategies put in place at Mildura South Primary School were successful. When visiting the school, parents and visitors must follow the following procedures during an evacuation.
Emergency Evacuation Procedures for Parents and Visitors
• You will hear an alarm sounding continuously and an announcement over the P.A. system. 

• An announcement will inform you that a ‘code red’ will require an emergency evacuation. 

• Remain with the class group. Move swiftly to the emergency evacuation assembly area. 

• Follow the directions of school staff at all times. 

• Do not accompany students on your own. You must stay with a teacher at all times. 

• If you are not with a class at the time of an evacuation please move towards the nearest exit gate. 

• Please inform a teacher as soon as possible when you arrive at the evacuation assembly area. 

• If possible carry a mobile phone on you at all times. 


Grade 3 History Camp

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As part of the Grade 3 History Unit, 75 students and 8 staff recently had a two day camp with a focus on local Indigenous and Pioneer History.
We were lucky enough to have guest presenters such as Willy Hannah and Uncle Peter Peterson, who specialise in local Koori Cultural Education.
It was also our privilege to have Bob Walton join us at the Werrimull Pioneer settlement and Wentworth Museum and Old Gaol.
Bob has been a teacher, principal and university lecturer who is also a passionate local historian.
We also had a fun time at Perry Sand hills.
A wonderful, educational, fun packed time was had by us all!!
Beck White
Grade 3 Camp Coordinator
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Grade 3 Geography Unit

As part of our Geography unit, Grade 3 students learnt about Australian states and territories, our neighbouring countries, such as Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand, South America and Africa. We learnt that these continents are all in the southern hemisphere and have interesting weather, plants and animals. Students then made globes of the world.
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How to keep safe online!

Being eSmart – Hints and tips from 4M

Hint One
Don’t show people photos of where you live.
Emma and Bianca
Hint Two
Don’t give out private information. (like passwords, emails, your bank account details, address or phone numbers).
Mimi and Ruby
Hint Three
Make sure your security is up to date on your computer so you can be safe online.
Sonay and Kendal
Hint 4
Check your spam (junk mail) filters and virus scanner is up to date.
Samragi and Chiyo
Hint 5
Have a good username that doesn’t tell anything about you. Don’t make your username or password your full name or information that is about you.
Mason and Amanjot

Prep Orientation Days

If you have enrolled your child at Mildura South Primary School you will receive an invitation to our two orientation days: Wednesday November 16th and Wednesday December 7th. Both days will start at 9:30am and end at 12:30pm.
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Loud Shirt Day Friday 21st October 2016

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LOUD SHIRT DAY 2016

What is Loud Shirt Day? Loud Shirt Day is the perfect way to show your support for deaf children.

Loud Shirt Day is a fun one day event on Friday 21st October 2016 when you can wear your brightest clothes and donate a gold coin in support of Taralye to help give the gift of sound and speech to deaf children.

Whether you fancy stripes, florals, polka dots or paisley, as long as it’s got colour and pizzazz, it will be perfect for Loud Shirt Day.

On Loud Shirt Day we will be having the

Silence-a-thon

Colour/design a t-shirt competition

And of course our fantastic array of homemade LOUD shirts…

Op shops are fantastic places to find awesome LOUD shirts.

Check out tie dye shirts on Pinterest, some amazing ideas on there!

There will be prizes for creativity, QUIETNESS….SSSShhhhhh!!! and awesomeness!!

By supporting your child’s involvement in LOUD SHIRT DAY with a gold coin donation, you are assisting Taralye to get “deaf kids talking”.

Thank you for your support.

Get LOUD and get CREATIVE!

Entries close Friday 21st October, and are given to me.

Melissa Powell

Book Week Parade and Activities

Staff and students enjoyed a day of dressing up as favourite book characters and completed a number of fun activities in mixed age groups. Well done to Mrs Clifford and all students and teachers on a great day.

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Congratulations Hockey Girls

Regional Champions
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eSmart Tips

Don’t Share Passwords.
Don’t share passwords with anyone, not even your best friends, but if you trust your parent or guardian you may tell them. Do not store your passwords in obvious places, but make sure you know where they are at all times. Keep your passwords safe so nobody can access your stuff.

Abby Kaiser and Georgia Esposito
6C

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Vietnam Veterans Day

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Mildura South PS leadership team attended the Vietnam Veterans Day memorial service on Thursday, August 18th. Vietnam Veterans Day is commemorated on 18 August every year. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan, where 108 brave young men from D Company 6RAR resisted an attack of 1,500–2,500 North Vietnamese and Viet Cong troops.