Term 4 is performance time again! This year our students will be involved in STOMP – an innovative and fun dance program. Students will participate in 8 x weekly lessons culminating in an energising performance for families in November.
There will be three evening performances with students split into three groups based on family name;
Monday 25th November: Families with A-G surnames
Tuesday 26th November: Families with H-N surnames
Wednesday 27th November: Families with O-Z surnames
Ticket details will be released in the coming weeks.
We are so excited to announce the date for this years, bigger than ever – BIG. NIGHT. OUT !!!!!!!!!!!! Saturday 19th October.
We are upping the anti this year and, well, its going to be … BIG. Bigger Venue, Bigger night!
Click on this link to book your tickets https://www.trybooking.com/BFKON
There will again be a silent auction, and with more preparation time this year and a great team – we are now calling for donations! Please let Anna Esposito know if you have any auction items to donate – all welcome – that would be really wonderful – firstname.lastname@example.org
The Big Night Out Committee
Term 4 commences Monday 7th October.
Term 3 finishes on Friday 20th September at 2.30pm.
Term 4 commences on Monday 7th October.
HWPS Colour Fun Run Monday 16th September 10.00am to 12.00pm at St James Park.
Parents are welcome to come along and watch.
For further details please see this event in your Compass account
It’s almost Fathers’ Day and that’s a great reason to catch up and enjoy an evening with people you know and ones you haven’t met yet. So if you hold that “important role” in a child’s life in any way please come along!
We are holding the evening at the Spreadeagle Hotel again, 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 help raise some money for the school. Last year was a huge success with 65 people attending so we hope to see you there.
Date and time: Thursday 29th August, 7:30PM to 11PM
Location: The Spreadeagle Hotel, 372 Bridge Road, Richmond
Cost: $25 per head
The package: Exclusive use of the Coppin and Corner rooms with upstairs bar and facilities, canapés and welcome drink at the start of the evening.
Final RSVP: Monday 26th August at 12:00pm
Bookings via: https://www.trybooking.com/BEGTB
In celebration of National Book Week, Hawthorn West Primary will be hosting a ‘Reading is my Secret Power’ themed dress up day on Friday 23rd August. Students are encouraged to dress up as a character or important object from literature they have enjoyed. This event will celebrate the wide range of authors and illustrators of children’s books.
Tuesday 30th July 6pm – 7pm, Sing West Choir along with the Melbourne Girls College choirs will be performing a short concert to help raise money for the Brighter Future Organisation. This charity provides education to disadvantaged young people in Cambodia. The concert is raising money to assist with the development of a music program for students in a school near Siem Riep.
Tickets: $10 for Adults and $5 for Children and can be purchased via this link: https://www.trybooking.com/book/sessions?eid=520755
On Friday 31st July our Foundation students will be celebrating 100 Days at School.
On this day, students are asked to come to school dressed up as what they will look like when they are 100 years old.
On the day, students are asked to bring 100 of something in a zip lock bag, which has been provided by the school and sent home today. Suggestions for this include: cereal, grains of rice, beads, feathers, lego, pasta etc.
The Foundation cohort will be having a lunch party and students are welcome to bring in something small to share. Please could students from Foundation E and Foundation M bring sweet food, and students from Foundation S and Foundation G provide savoury food. Please ensure the food does not contain nuts, and cut into small pieces. If you would prefer your child not to participate in the shared lunch, please speak to your child’s classroom teacher.
We look forward to a fun day of counting!
Thursday 20th June, students are to wear casual clothes and bring a gold coin donation for the Smith Family Appeal
Monday 10th June is a student free day due to the Queen’s Birthday Public Holiday.
HWPS Student Disco Friday 31st May, Foundation and Grade 1/2: 6.15-7.15pm, Grade 3/4 and 5/6: 7.45-9.00pm. Tickets are $15 (includes Disco Goodie Bag) Ice cream $2.70. Book at www.trybooking.com/BCILC
Drop off: Memorial Hall, Denham St (parents welcome to stay) Punctual pick up: Wood Hall, Wood St (Children must be signed in & out)
HWPS STUDENTS ONLY
Volunteers urgently needed to help on the night. Please sign up at www.signupgenius.com/go/4090D48ACA82DAA8-20192
HWPS is showcasing and celebrating excellence in education through open days and special events including an open morning and guest speakers from our school community during Education Week (20th-24th May). The theme of the week is “Celebrating Careers”.
To support the week, we are hosting a dress up day on Friday 24th May. Students are encouraged to dress up as ‘what they wish to be when they grow up’, for example a Firefighter, Scientist, Vet or Pilot. This is free event and no donation is required.
An open morning for families to attend in their child’s classroom will be on Friday 24th May 9:00 – 9:50am. Families will participate in career focused activities.
We are very excited to see your costumes and celebrate Education Week in our school community.
Mother’s Day Drinks, Thursday 9th May from 7.30pm. Hawthorn Common, 302 Burwood Rd, Hawthorn. Book via https://www.trybooking.com/BBXYO
Mother’s Day Stall, Thursday 9th May 9.30am to 2.30pm, $12 per gift (includes gift and wrapping), purchase via https://www.trybooking.com/BBXYW
Every year at HWPS we hold a Mother’s Day Stall. The children love having the opportunity to choose a gift for their mother/special person. We will make every effort to ensure siblings do not buy the same gift.
Treat Mum this Mother’s Day! Bookings close on Monday 6th May at 3pm, no late orders or cash available on the day
If you are available & would like to help on the stall, please sign up: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090D48ACA82DAA8-20191
We have been generously supported by several Melbourne based businesses this year – bringing fabulous variety to our Mother’s Day Stall! We thank the following businesses for their support:
- Myrtle and Moss – stylish, scented botanical skincare and scented candle range
- Tonic Australia – luxurious scented heat pillows
- Ecoffee Cups – stylish reusable coffee cups made with naturally organic bamboo fibre
- The Woodsfolk – Chausie Braclets: stunning glass beaded braclets designed and handmade in Nepal
- Miss Frankie – gorgeous breathable nail polish, which utilises an innovative ten-free formula that is vegan and cruelty free and healthier for nails