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Book Fair 2017

Book Fair 2017

Need any last minute gifts….

Give the gift that enriches the imagination, Fiction, Non fiction, gift packs, box sets and stationary all available. Books supplied by Scholastic: Help your school library to get fantastic new resources for 2018.

Friday 1st  3:30- 4pm

Monday 4th 8:30- 8:50 am and 3:30-4pm

Tuesday 5th 8:30- 8:50 am and 3:30-4pm

Wednesday 6th 8:30- 8:50 am  and 3:30-4pm

Thursday 7th 8:30- 8:50 am

Being held in the Music Room

30% of all money raised at the fair goes directly towards additional books for the school library.

Moonlight Cinema

Moonlight Cinema

Our last school social event, the Moonlight Cinema, will be held on Friday 24th November at 7:00pm.

The movie that will been chosen by the JSC to be screened this year is “The Emoji Movie”. Please come along and join us – it will be a perfect opportunity to relax and spend time with family and friends. Pizza will be served and ice creams will be available to snack on prior to the movie starting.

Please book and pay for your tickets and pizzas on trybooking: www.trybooking.com/SWWF

The Bar will be open for adults, however due to our licensing restrictions, BYO alcohol is not an option. We do ask that you print your tickets and bring them along as proof of purchase.

 

Book Club

Book Club

The last Book Club catalogue for the year has been distributed. The close off date for orders is Wednesday 6th December for Issue 8.
If you did not receive a catalogue, please ask your classroom teacher.

Icypole Roster: Term 4 roster now open

Icypole Roster: Term 4 roster now open

*** To volunteer please click here

Every Thursday lunchtime at Hawthorn West Primary School icypoles are available for all students to purchase. The cost of icypoles is $1 each.

We require 2 parent volunteers each week to run the icypole sales. You can roster on once a year, once a term or as many times as you like. This is a fun, quick and easy way to get involved and help out. This year you can sign up online for the dates that suit. (Note: This is a change from previous years where parents volunteered and were then rostered on).

Volunteering involves:

– arriving approx. 15 minutes prior to lunchtime to set up (collect and sort icypoles from the freezer)

– selling icypoles for 20-30 minutes

– counting and bagging the money and submitting it to the school office

Location: HWPS – next to the BBQ

 

 

Camp Australia Holiday Program

Camp Australia Holiday Program

Are you ready for a Time Jump these school holidays? We are! Come and join us as we discover differnet times and places. We’ll explore the past, present and future through all kinds of awesome activities, games and excursions.

 

Father’s day breakfast

Father’s day breakfast

The HWPS Father’s Day Breakfast will be held again this year on Tuesday 5 September.
Invite Dad, Granddad, Step-Dad, or a special person before school to celebrate Father’s Day.
Tuesday 5 September 7:30am – 8:45am
Four Rascals Coffee will be there serving a range of hot beverages too! (cash on the morning)

We will also have a couple of activities for dads and kids to do together –

  • Polaroid photo booth, with novelty hats (gold coin donation)
  • Handball target comp

If you would like to volunteer to assist with this event please sign up through the genius register link below
http://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080844abac2fa5f85-hwps

Any queries contact Joel Cranshaw 0466845100 or Andrew Higgins 0423355949

We’re looking forward to seeing you there!

Big Night Out

Big Night Out

Tickets are available for the Big Night Out 2017:
http://www.trybooking.com/RUHG

Join your fellow HWPS parents for a night of good food, drinks, DJ and excellent company at the 2017 Parents Big Night Out!
The evening is your best chance this year to let your hair down, meet the rest of the school community and raise much needed funds that will go towards implementing the outdoor spaces redevelopment.
Early Bird tickets, $55 on sale until the end of Term 3.
Lazy Bird tickets $65 available until 12 October.
Ticket price includes welcome drink and dinner by food truck Bibimbap.
Drinks at bar prices and there will be great items up for auction.

Book Week

Book Week

Hawthorn West Primary will be celebrating Book Week in Week 6!

The theme this year is Escape to Everywhere, highlighting how books can help us escape and expand our minds, which lends itself beautifully to our whole school focus on student well-being and positive psychology!

We will be having a dress up day and whole school parade on Friday 25th of August, so get those creative juices  flowing and start thinking about your costumes today!!

Other fun things to look forward to include the writing competition and story time in the library. With more   wonderful activities still to come, we will keep you posted!

We can’t wait to celebrate Book Week with you all!

 

Grade 5/6 campers ETA 3:00pm

Dear families,
The Grade 5/6 campers have left Camp Kangaroobie and they are lunching in Winchelsea. At this stage, they are due to arrive back to school at 3.00pm today. The buses will be unloading in the drop off zone in Wood St so please avoid driving or parking in Wood Street during this time.
Thank you.

Father’s Day Drinks

Father’s Day Drinks

It’s almost Fathers’ Day and that’s a great reason to catch up and enjoy an evening with the Dads you know and ones you haven’t met yet. This year’s Fathers’ Day drinks are at the Spread Eagle Hotel so come along after the kids are in bed or on your way home from work. You’ll not only have a good time you’ll also be helping raise money for the school. We hope to see lot of you there.

Date and time: Thursday 31st August, 7:30PM to 11PM
Location: The Spread Eagle Hotel, 372 Bridge Road, Richmond
Cost: $25 per head
The package: Exclusive use of the Coppin Room with upstairs bar and facilities, canapés and welcoming drinks at the start of the evening.
Final RSVP: Thursday 24rd August, 2:00pm
Bookings via: www.trybooking.com/RHNX

Disco

Disco

The HWPS student disco will be held on Friday 2nd June. For further information, please click here.

There are two session times: Foundation – Grade 2 students from 6:15pm – 7:15pm & Grade 3 – 6 students from 7:45pm – 9:00pm.

To purchase tickets, please click here. Tickets include a disco glow goodie bag. Ticket sales close Wednesday 31st May at 2:00pm.

To sign up & help on the night:

www.SignUpGenius.com/go/4090D48ACA82DAA8-thebest1

Open Day: Prospective new families

Open Day: Prospective new families

HWPS will be holding an Open Morning for prospective families on Thursday 25th May from 9:15am – 11:00am. If you are interested in sending your child to HWPS in future years, please come along and have a look around during a ‘working morning’ at HWPS. There is no need to RSVP to this event. Enrolment forms can be submitted to staff during this morning.

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