What’s on in August

Science Incursion As part of our STEM curriculum, Wombat / Koala groups have booked science incursion “Bridge to Science” to come to Kinder. Wombat Wed 29th August, Koala on 30th August. Father’s Day Events Invitations will be coming home with your child this week, however save the dates for: Echidna Group – Tuesday 28th August  8:30am – 9:30am Wombat Group – Wednesday 29th August 
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Art On A Plate

Please make sure  to check your child’s communication pocket as Bel has placed the order forms for you to complete.  Your child’s personalised plate will cost $20.  All order forms need to be completed and returned by Friday 31st August 2018.  You can complete all payments via the try booking link :  https://www.trybooking.com/410386

Food without Borders – Food Drive

Food Without Borders – Food Drive A lovely mum from Gardenvale is assisting Lentil Food Without Borders.  This is a vegan restaurant offering to pass on food donations to those who need it most.  Dry goods/cans/boxed goods rather than fresh produce can be donated by  HPS families and placed in the labelled box in the foyer.  Please note all dry food items will need
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National Reconciliation Week 27 May – 3 June

This week (27th May – 3rd June) is National Reconciliation Week.  All groups will be covering some indigenous learning in our curriculum.  If you would like to know more please follow the link www.reconciliation.org.au or head to #NRW2018.

Upcoming Dinosaur Excursions and planned Incursions

Echidna Group We have an incursion booked for the Echidna group on Thursday the 31st of May from 3:00pm – 4:40pm – details to follow. 4yo Kinder Groups Excursion notices have gone out advising families of our upcoming visit to the Melbourne Museum to ‘meet the dinosaurs’.  Please return permission forms as soon as possible.  There is room on the bus for a number of
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Next Working Bee Sunday 3rd June

Working Bee Coming Up – Sunday 3rd June Our next working be will be held on Sunday 3rd Of June from 1pm – 4pm.  Afternoon tea will be provided.  See you there!

Food Allergy Week this week

This week is Food Allergy Week – and we are raising awareness of how to best support children and families who deal with this issue in their everyday lives.  If you are interested in knowing more we direct you to www.foodallergyaware.com.au for tips and helpful hints.

Recycling Collection Bin arrives

To assist families with disposing of those little things you know shouldn’t go into landfill but don’t know what to do with, we are providing a collection bin in the foyer.  We will then transfer these items to the Bayside Council offices in Sandringham where there is a collection point.  Items for transfer are: small batteries, mobile phones, soft plastic such as cling wrap
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Register now with Bayside Council for 2019 places

Central Registration for 2019 Enrolments Bayside Council Central Registration is open 1st May – 30th June 2018 https://www.bayside.vic.gov.au/kindergarten

Welcome to our new Worm Cafe!

Our sincere thanks go to Reln (formerly Tumbleweed) for their generous donation of a replacement lid and 1,000 worms to get our wormery up and running again. The worm farm (or cafe as we prefer to call it) will help us recycle food scraps, provide wonderful castings and ’tea’ to feed the veggie garden. The kids love our worm friends!