at Parkland Crescent, Lavington, 2641 Australia
Hume Public offers Preschool to Year 6 education for mainstream and special needs students in an environment promoting the values of Public Education.
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Friday last week we received our year 6 shirts. Each student designed their own shirt, which was then displayed to the year 6 students. A lot of discussion and thought went into designing the shirt and all students had the opportunity to vote for their favourite design. Please remember that families of year 6 students who are yet to pay can make their payments when they are able for their child to receive their shirt.
Expression of Interest School Learning Support Officer – Aboriginal Hume Public School Hume Public School is seeking a skilled person to fill the role of School Learning Support Officer - Aboriginal to support Aboriginal students. This is a temporary position (maternity leave) of 12 ½ hours per week, commencing 18 July 2016 until 20 December 2016. The successful applicant will be responsible for working with the classroom teacher to support students primarily in the areas of literacy and numeracy. SELECTION CRITERIA • Aboriginality. • Awareness and understanding of the needs of Aboriginal students and communities. • Ability to work with Aboriginal students and their teachers in classroom activities. • Effective communication skills. • Have current (or willing to undergo) NSW Working with Children Check and NSW Police Check. Written applications addressing the above selection criteria and including employment history, and at least two referees who may be contacted, should be directed to: Ms Leonie Lewis, Acting Principal, Hume Public School on (02) 6025 1850. Applications are to be emailed directly to firstname.lastname@example.org before Tuesday 28th June at 3.30pm.
Last week 17 proud leaders and future leaders of Hume Public School attended a leadership breakfast workshop with other leaders from schools within our learning community. This session was held at Glenecho House in Glenroy and started at 7:45am. This workshop hosted many keynote speakers from around the area talking about how they became successful leaders in their specific area. Following the speakers, we were split into groups to commence leadership workshops. Students were required to define good leadership and give examples of how they display positive leadership within their school.
KMc & KCa have been learning about ‘Friends of 10’ in Maths this term. They use their Friends of 10 for their addition and ‘teddies on a bowl’. It makes adding up easier and quicker.
P&C Committee: Parent and community involvement is important for the ongoing success and improvement of any school. Our P&C are a very enthusiastic and supportive small group. They work hard on coordinating fundraising and other activities that directly benefit all Hume students. If you would be interested in joining this group, please come along to the next meeting which is a ‘Coffee & Cake’ meeting on Tuesday the 28th June, at 3.15pm in the Staffroom. Children welcome. It would be wonderful to see some new faces join our small and passionate group.
The 2016 Riverina NAIDOC Debating Challenge was held this week. As a team, Amarli Davis-Richards and Alexandra Zahrooni (both Year 6) were successful in winning their section of the challenge. Alexandra received a special commendation for her research into the topic. Well done to both girls, who are now entered into the Regional Challenge in August.
K-2 Cross-country: This event was an outstanding success Wednesday afternoon. We had the K-2 students completing a lap of the oval supported by Mr Goode’s 5/6 class who acted as marshals and course directors. All students actively participated and were encouraged by the 5/6Go mentors. It was wonderful to see parents coming in to support their children.
SCHOOL CARPARK— IMPORTANT The safety and well-being of the students, families and staff at Hume Public School is paramount. It has come to our attention that our school carpark is an area of risk to students, families, staff and property. We have had situations where children and adults have nearly been hit by cars, as well as other cars being damaged by users of the carpark. I know that this will be an inconvenience to some parents but the safety of each and every child is the overriding factor in this situation. The carpark will be closed from the beginning of next term, with parents having the option of street parking on Parkland Crescent or Cheyenne Drive. Access to the Pre-School will be via the pedestrian gate on Cheyenne Drive or through the front gates on Parkland. Jenny Heinjus (DoE Road Safety Educator) and Craig Taylor (DoE WHS Officer) have been invited to the P&C Meeting next Tuesday night to discuss the matter further. Please feel free to come along and stay informed about this important matter.
3Do have been extremely busy this Term! They have been learning about different types of words, like synonyms, prefixes and suffixes. Tony visits their class every Thursday for some fabulous music sessions and they love going to the library with Mr Quinn. Their hockey skills have been improving with Mr Mansell, as well as their first time participating in PSSA Sport last Friday!
Bronze Award Recipients
Genius Hour is now on in 4/5Pa. Genius Hour is one hour a week when students get to work on their genius and work on their passion. Students interpretation of the learning pit. James Nottingham talks about why challenge leads to enhanced learning. Students in 4/5Pa are able to recognise when learning is hard similar to being in the pit. Most importantly, students can articulate what skills and strategies they need to use to get out of it.
Joe Raynor, our SLSO and Wiradjuri artist, has begun transferring the class stories onto our story poles. This is the follow-up from our visiting artist sessions last week as part of our LEGS program. Joe will continue to outline the stories onto the poles, then each class will begin painting their stories before they are placed in the school grounds.
Last week our school hosted the Zone Cross Country carnival at the Equestrian Centre at Thurgoona. Eleven schools participated in the Albury region with around 500 students competing. Our school had some amazing results with students running their personal best times. There were two outstanding results for our school with Natalia and Destinee Richards winning their age groups. These two athletes will now progress to the Riverina trials in the Albury team at Gundagai. Good Luck girls!
This year our school will hold our K-2 Cross Country on Wednesday 8th June at 2:25pm. Hume P.S. encourages all students to participate in exercise, support their friends, display positive sportsmanship and most of all, have FUN! VENUE: Hume Public School DATE: Wednesday 8th June 2016 TIME: 2:25pm – 2:55pm
Yesterday we enclosed two surveys— Home Learning/Home Reading and the PBL Parent survey in the newsletter.. We would appreciate if all parents/guardians could spare some time to complete and return these to the office by NEXT WEEK please..
Our Year 3 and 4 keyboard students have began their lessons with Mrs Calabria. This week they learnt where Middle C is on the keyboard and how to find and play the D note using the trick ‘doggie in the kennel’.
Last Monday, Hume Public School took 38 eager students to the Wagga Wagga Art Gallery for an Aboriginal workshop called Gulbalanha, focussing on learning art through Aboriginal perspectives, along with a workshop on learning, understanding and speaking traditional Wiradjuri language. This day enabled the students to further extend their knowledge of Wiradjuri language, as well as introduce them to the many different ways we can produce art using a range of different tools and techniques.
This term our school will be running the Blow Your Nose Program. This will help your child to clear their nose and lungs to help with their breathing. This will allow them to clear their airways so fresh air can fill their lungs without nasal congestion. We ask all students to please supply ONE box of tissues for their classroom. If you have any queries please contact Mr Mansell.
If you are moving house or have changed phone numbers or emergency contacts please send in new details in writing to the front office or fill out this form.
Bookclub Orders are due into the Office NO LATER than Wednesday 11 May 2016. Please ensure that correct money is with order.
We had a great day out at the Equestrian Centre on Wednesday for our Cross- Country. 8 year olds through to 13 year old students competed on the PSSA Cross-Country course. It was wonderful to see everyone enjoying themselves and trying hard along with several parents coming along to watch. Lincoln Schneider and Wesley Belt tied with times in the 8, 9 and 10 year old boys –this is a first at Hume.
CROSS COUNTRY—Next Wednesday the Primary aged students will be participating in our Cross Country at the Thurgoona Equestrian Centre. The top 7 students in each age group will advance to the next level at Zone Cross Country which will also be held at the Thurgoona Equestrian Centre. If parents would like to catch a ride out to the event please contact the office.
We strive to provide opportunities in an inspiring and progressive learning community that equips students to achieve personal growth