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2022 February Newsletter 2


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Silverton Primary School's 2022 Newsletter 2

Silverton’s Grade 6 students are currently on camp and by the look of the pictures they are having a wonderful time together.

Council Elections Nominations

We received nominations from Con Loukas, Shurooq Kittaneh, Kim Nguyen, Kylie Merton, Laura Procter, Kerrie Ngoma, Ben Eilenberg, Di Rickard and Donna Baker by the close of nominations. I declare them duly elected. Congratulations and thank you for your support.

The new Council will convene at the next scheduled meeting in March. Office Bearers will be elected at that meeting. I thank all retiring members of Council and wish them well.

 

Mobile Phones

I remind everyone of the continuation of the State Government’s Mobile Phone Policy that was introduced in 2020. Students are required to hand in their phones, switched off to their teacher at the start of each school day.  Parents should contact their children through the Office, not via their phones during school hours. See Policy here.

 

Building Project

At the end of 2021, I received an email indicating Silverton was successful in receiving a Minor Capital grant. This is likely to occur later in the year.

Dear Ms Prosser

Minor Capital Works Fund 2021 Round 2 grant application outcome:
(Application ID MCWF200197)

I am delighted to approve the funding of $470,899.00 for a 'Roof sheeting, gutter and downpipe replacement on 3 buildings' at Silverton Primary School through the Minor Capital Works Fund Round 2 - 2021.

 

SUN SMART SCHOOL

We are a SunSmart school at Silverton Primary School. As outlined in our SunSmart policy we must ensure all students are protected by the harmful  ultraviolet rays of the sun. Please make sure your child/ren has a school hat to wear outside.

 

Parent Payments

Thank you to all our families who have made parent payments to the school over the last few months. Your generous contributions will ensure we can continue to run the high quality teaching and learning programs, and specialist subjects we have at Silverton Primary School this year. Thank you for ongoing support. 

 

Amanda

 

 

Calendar

To see upcoming events, please see the Sentral School Calendar here.

February
21st to 25th Gr 6 CAMP 
Wed 23rd Fdn Foundation - No School
March
Tues 1st All  School Photos - order details have been sent home
Wed 2nd Fdn
Gr 5/6
Start School Full Time for Foundations
Nazareth Taster Day
Mon 14th All Public Holiday - No School
Mon 28th-Thurs 31st All Book Fair
Tues 29th All Open Night
April
Wed 6th All  School Cross Country
Fri 8th All Last Day of Term 1 - 2:30pm finish

 

House Points

 

Grevillea

39

  Banksia  

42

Melaleuca

69

Acacia

95

 

Newsletter Articles

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Attendance Matters

One of our goals at Silverton this year is to improve school attendance. The table below provides a good reminder of the importance of maintaining a good level of attendance.

 

House Day Fun

Photos from House Day here

Photo Day - 1st March

School Photo day is Tuesday 1st March.
Flyers were sent home with students on 16th Feb with their individual order code.

If you have any issues, please contact the office. 

Laptop 2022

If your child is in Grade 3-6 and you have not yet made/or informed us, of your decision on their 2022 laptop option, please fill out this form and make payment if applicable.

All students must have this form completed for this year (as the process has now changed in 2022).

School Communication

These are the 2 school email addresses:

silverton.ps@edumail.vic.gov.au

admin@silverton-ps.vic.edu.au


These are the 3 phone numbers:
9795 5033
9795 5018
9795 5210


Please ensure they are added to your contact lists.

Letter from DET

Here is a letter from the Department of Education and Training regarding vaccinations in childten ages 5-11.
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Instrumental Program Semester

There are still some spots available in the Instrumental Program for students in Grades 3 - 6.
If you would like to enrol your child, please fill out this form

Division Swimming Tuesday March 8

If your child is a squad swimmer or can swim competitively the Division Swim trails on Tuesday March 8 at the Noble Park Aquatuc Centre. ...Read More

Community Event for newly arrived Afghan Families

Please find infomation in English and Farsi promoting a big community event on the 20th February 2022  in Dandenong to welcome newly arrived Afghan families. Agencies and community groups will be attending to help the new arrivals access assistance.

...Read More

What's New in STEM

Here's what the Grade 3 to 6 students have been up to during STEM this term. ...Read More

Facebook Closed Group

We have a closed Facebook Group for Silverton Primary School Families only.
Click here and answer questions about our school to join.

Absence Notification

You can notify us of your child’s absence via Portal, Phone or Email

Parent Portal /Sentral:  Click here
Phone:  9795 5033 Extension 4
Email:  admin@silverton-ps.vic.edu.au

Please include the child’s name, grade, date(s) and reason for absence  (i.e. illness, dentist, doctor, holiday)

 

Welcome to Silverton

We are so pleased to have you part of our community.

Welcome Dhiraj, Nireeksha, Tonu, Imran, Isla and Kalesi

 

 

Disco Day and Musical Scavenger Hunt

The ‘House Day Disco and Musical Scavenger Hunt’ was a nice way to get outside, play an instrument and have a dance. There were many groovers and shakers enjoying the event including a few teachers carving up the dance floor alongside our wonderful students!

 

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School Payments

We are encouraging contactless payments by direct deposit or via credit card over the phone, but will still accept cash sent in a sealed envelope with your child to give to their teacher/office.

 

School Direct Deposit Details
Account BSB: 063 244

Account Number: 0090 1052
Account Name: Silverton Primary School
Reference: 'Child's surname and activity'

 

Credit Card
Call  the office on 9795 5033 ext 1, have your credit card details on hand and advise what you are paying for.
Please note: your credit cards details are not stored at our School.

 

Receipts
All receipts are now being emailed to you.  
Please contact us if you need to update your email address and don't forget to check your junk/spam mail if you do not receive your receipt.

 

Advertisements

Click here to see details on several clubs and activites. Here is a snapshot:

Kids Martial Arts

Photo Day

Noble Park Junior Football Club

Swimland Swim Club

Noble Park Art Show

Keys Park Calisthenics Club

Community Welcome Celebration

Aesthetic Group Gymnastics

Holiday Activities Committee (HAC)

Nazareth College

Noble Park BIG Day Out

Mazenod Football Club