Lake Cargelligo Central School

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1 Lake Cargelligo Central School News Excellence and opportunities for all in a caring environment Respectful Responsible Learners Find us at: 65 Canada Street, Lake Cargelligo, NSW Telephone: Fax: Address: Website: Term 3 -- Week 8 Week 8 has come to a close and the year is fast winding up for our Year 12 students, who are presently working hard to finalise study commitments, preparing for their HSC examinations and getting ready for the upcoming celebrations of their time at school. Thank you to the parents and carers that attended the secondary parent/teacher afternoon on Wednesday; it was wonderful to see parents and carers engaged with their child/ward s learning. On Wednesday, the Proud and Deadly Awards were held at Griffith High School. It was pleasing to see so many Aboriginal students from the district being recognised for their Academic, Sporting, Cultural and Leadership achievement. Our school was well represented at the awards and our students were outstanding in the way they presented themselves as Respectful, Responsible Learners. This commitment was further extended into the community event that took place immediately after the ceremony. Our students should be very proud of themselves. Braith - Primary Bestie On Wednesday, primary students engaged in a percussion workshop. The students enjoyed the experience and learned a great deal. Our students also represented the school with pride. On Thursday, we had a visit from the Army, who did a presentation for Years This was very well received and the students thoroughly enjoyed themselves and represented the school at the highest level. A reminder: the Oliver Townsend Memorial Concert will be held next Thursday evening 20 th September starting at 7:00pm at the Lake Cargelligo Memorial Hall. Craig Burdon Principal Audrey and Marissa - Secondary Besties Page 1

2 Coming events 18 th -21 st Sept - Yr 6 excursion to Canberra 18 th -21 st Sept - Sydney Grammar visit 25 th Sept - Girls Rugby League, Griffith 26 th & 27 th Sept ASPIRE Year 7, Dubbo 27 th Sept Whole School Assembly 28 th Sept Year 12 Farewell Assembly Samba Workshop Kindy Gym and Storytime Page 2

3 Primary Garden Update Over the weeks we have started our compost. Each day we collect food scraps from the primary classrooms to use as part of our compost. We have also spread bark chips which will form the base of our recycled garden. Before spreading the bark chips we weeded and laid cardboard on the ground to minimise weed growth in the future. We have also begun filling our garden beds. We used a combination of dirt, manure and potting mix to ensure optimum growing conditions. Army Reserve Visit On Thursday the 13th of September LCCS had a visit from five Army Reservists based out of Wagga Wagga, from Alpha Company of the 1st/19th Battalion. The Army Reservists who visited the school have normal jobs outside of the Army; such as school teacher, diesel mechanic, nurse, truck driver and office worker. They spoke to the Year 9, 10, 11 and 12 students about some of the possible part-time careers in the Army. They also brought along some of the Army equipment that they use; including packs, webbing, body armour, dummy grenades, rifles, machine guns, a grenade launcher and two types of rocket launcher. The students had a fantastic time getting their hands around some real-life military gear and even enjoyed getting "cammed-up" with the soldiers. Levi Monshing Shout Outs! Thank you to following people who have recently donated items to our primary garden. The Van Dyk Family Worm Café The Woods Family Tyres Colin Robertson Horse Manure Jeffery Stenhouse Horse Manure Thank you again for your donations. Can You Help Us? In the coming weeks we will begin planting. If you have any spare vegetable seeds or plants that you would like to donate, please send them in to Mr Dean at School. Garden Logo At the top of this garden segment you may have noticed a new garden logo. This logo was created by combining designs from Abbey Van Dyk, Lachlan Richardson and Hydi Gleeson. The moto for our garden is Respectful Responsible Gardeners and this was created by Elijah Kendall. Thanking for your continued support, Andrew Dean Assistant Principal Primary Zac with an army pack Page 3

4 Students looking at different weapons Students at Art Club Madi and Alexias with army packs Presentation of 30 year certificate to Tina McFadyen Page 4

5 NAIDOC DAY AWARDS 2018 Hall of Fame Shirley Clarke A lady who shows passion and determination in her role with Murrin Bridge Medical. She does endless amount of work for Indigenous healthcare patients. Greg Cromelin Encouragement Award Tied: Cecil Quinn/Shynita Cromelin Cecil is a friendly, kind natured student in Kindergarten. He tries his best and is enthusiastic towards new learning opportunities. He shows concern for his peers and can always be relied on to help within the classroom. Shynita Cromelin: Demonstrates leadership, initiative, responsibility and respect at all times. She is happy to give everything a go and is a great representative of the school. Students dressed in football team uniforms Damien Clarke & Jamarle Harris Sports Award Deakin Smith Consistently puts in his best effort when participating in sports. He has achieved great success this year and represented the school at regional and Archdiocese level. Jenny Thorpe Numeracy & Literacy Award Tied: Darneil Thomas/Bella Smith Darneil Achieved pleasing results in literacy and numeracy. He demonstrates various reading and writing strategies and extends on his prior knowledge by linking it to texts. He is hard working in class, striving to do his best. Bella Shows enthusiasm towards literacy and numeracy. She has already achieved high reading levels and is a confident and independent writer. In numeracy, she demonstrates a sound understanding of number. Bella strives to meet high student expectations and shows resilience when doing so. Footy Colours Day football game RAMS FOR SALE The Agriculture students on behalf of Bygo White Suffolk Stud have 8 White Suffolk rams for sale. $600 each. Vaccinated with 6-in-1 and brucellosis accredited. If interested please contact Miss Ireland at the School on Footy Colours Day On Friday 7 th September SRC students organised a fundraising event to raise money for Kids with Cancer. They participated in Footy Colours Day with all students wearing footy or sporting team uniforms to school. Miss Ireland and Miss Weekes ran footy matches at lunchtime for Primary and Secondary students. Tara Ireland Page 5

6 ROOSTER TO GIVE AWAY The Agriculture students have an Australorp Rooster they bred to give away. If interested please contact Miss Ireland at the school on Being Supportive This week in the Peer Support session, children will be focusing on the importance of support networks and the role that friends play in each others lives. Children will construct a visual representation of this during the session. Encourage your child to identify friends they have who can provide support to them if the need arises. Amber Forrest Head Lice Has been found within the school again. Could parents/caregivers please look for the signs for this problem and deal with it accordingly. Your help is required to eradicate this recurring problem. Page 6

7 COMMUNITY NEWS Swimmer of the Year For outstanding achievement in the swimming season State, Regional, State Carnivals Applications to: J Bartholomew 33 Canada Street Lake Cargelligo Close on 21 st September 2018 Page 7