Monthly Archives: October 2016

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