Term 4 | Week 9

Weekly News
 
Reports sent home today!

Yearly Reports will be given to students to bring home in an envelope today.

The reports are for the second half of this year. They provide a great deal of information about each student's attainments. Parents who would like to talk with teachers about their child or the report can telephone 4274 1740 any day during school hours to arrange a meeting.
What's on this week...

Mon 5 Dec 2017 Leaders Announced Don't miss the big announcement below.

Tues 6 Dec WHS Orientation Day Orientation Day for Year 6 students attending Warrawong High School next year. Wed 7 Dec - Presentation Day - 9:30am Parents are invited to join us for our most formal event of the year and celebrate all of the wonderful achievements at Lake Heights. More info... K-4 Disco K-2 - 3:15 - 4:45pm          Years 3-4 - 5-7pm Notes were sent home last week with further details. Each student is asked to bring a plate of food to share on the night. Additional notes are available from the The Hub. Thu 8 Dec - Year 6 Farewell - 6:30pm It's the night Year 6 have been eagerly anticipating all year long. Year 5 are invited to join in the celebrations and help make it a special occasion for our departing students. More info...
Important

Library Borrowing

Library borrowing is now finished for the year. Please have a look at home for any library books and return to school ASAP.

Raffle TIckets

Raffle Tickets are due back on Wednesday and will be drawn at the Presentation Day Ceremony. 

Asthma Plans

Is your child an asthmatic? If so, it is vital that you provide an undated Asthma Plan from your child's doctor every year, even if their asthma is mild. Now is a good time to get prepared. Please send a copy of the Asthma Plan to the office. 
Upcoming Events
Merit Awards

Congratulations to all award recipients

Ella Jones (K) Johnathan Meta (K) Nicholas Malafu (K/1) Destin Tausala (K/1) Jayme Bruce (2) Samantha Wilcox (2) Dean Costa (2/3) Chloe Bruce (2/3) Jayda Koca (4/5) Lucas Esteves (4/5) Ashton White (5/6) Joel Simpson (5/6)
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We raised $1300 from this year's Walk-a-thon

Congratulations to the 2017 School Leaders!

Last week, our school leader candidates each delivered a speech to teachers and the rest of the school. This year we had eight potential candidates for the position, each of whom have their own strengths and weaknesses. 

 
Click to see highlights of the speeches delivered by the nominees last Friday.

This year's voting was very close but we're very proud to announce the Lake Heights School Leaders for 2017 are as follows. 

School Captains

Darnell Te Ahuru & Abby Kresevic

Vice Captains

Negovan Novakovic & Ruby Lee

Our  new leaders will receive their badges and be inducted during Wednesday's Presentation Day, commencing at 9:30am. 

Congratulations to all of the Year 5 students who were nominated. They each demonstrated maturity and modesty throughout the process and should be congratulated on their efforts. Students of this calibre are what makes Lake Heights such a fantastic school and we hope that they continue to 'Strive for Excellence' in all that they do.
School Picnic Day - Wednesday - Next Week

Each year, Lake Heights PS holds a free picnic for all the students.

Our 2016 Annual School Picnic will be held on Wednesday 14 December at Reddall Reserve on the south western side of Winding Bridge. A BBQ lunch, fruit pieces and drinks are provided along with free bus travel. Activities include sand play, ball games, riding (for primary), fixed equipment and island discovery walks.

Remember: Slip, slop, slap and wrap. It's a non-uniform day and thongs or sandals are okay.

Buses depart at 9.10 and return by 2.35. Please sign and return a permission note (available from class teachers, The Hub and here by 11 December.

Making a Splash at Swim School

Students have been making quite the splash at Swim School over the past week. With only a week today, we hope to see our students making even more progress and learning the vital skills to be able to survive in the water. 

Christmas Raffle
It's not too late to get on board and support the P&C's Christmas raffle.The P&C is still looking for last minute donations to add to their hampers and are collecting items from the baskets in classrooms every day.

Thank you to all those who have already returned raffle tickets and money. Tickets are due back by Wednesday. Additional tickets are available from the office. 

Look who's coming to town...
It's that time of year again and already we are seeing lots of students getting into the festivities around the school.  Each year, a group of Santa's special helpers from Year 6 deliver Christmas cards to students from around the school. Students love receiving cards in the mail and it is a great way for students to put their literacy skills into action, reading and writing cards. Students are encouraged to place their Christmas cards in the mail box each morning, for delivery that afternoon.
What's On?

A special invitation to Bunnings Warrawong Christmas Family Night, Thursday Night 8 December, 6:00pm to 8:00pm. Santa Appearance, Jumping Castle, Petting Zoo, Sausage Sizzle, refreshments, raffle prizes, face painting, lots of Christmas Kids DIY, Christmas cookie decorating, photos opportunities with Christmas props, free gift wrapping, lots of fun so come along and enjoy the evening, tell your friends and neighbours the more the merrier.

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