Recent World Events

9 June 2017

It is often difficult to know how to talk with children about terrible events that are happening around us on a daily basis. Children are bombarded by the media and what they hear from friends or see on social media. Well-known psychologist and parenting guru, Michael Grose provides some tips for parents about how to deal with discussions about these topics.

 

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Parent Teacher Interviews

9 June 2017

Online bookings for Parent Teacher interviews for Junior Years Parents are now available via this link.

Interviews will be held on Friday 16 June from 1:00pm to 5:00pm.

The link to the booking system can also be accessed on the Portal, look for the PTO button.

Please note, there are no Middle and Senior Parent Teacher Interviews for the end of Semester 1. They will occur at the beginning of Term 4 instead.

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G Minor Choir rehearsal cancelled 7 June

2 June 2017

The G Minor Choir rehearsal scheduled for Wednesday, 7 June has been cancelled due to String Out 2017, which involves all music teachers.

Choir rehearsal will resume as normal on Wednesday, 14 June at 8.00am in the Assembly Hall.

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Formal Uniform Day

2 June 2017

Monday 12 June is a Formal Uniform Day for Junior Years.

Girls should wear white shirts, grey socks (navy tights for warmth if needed). Girls in Years 4 to 6 must wear blazers. Girls in Years 1 to 3 can wear blazers if they own them, otherwise, they can wear jumpers.

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Year 6 Sydney and Canberra Trip

2 June 2017

Year 6 parents are reminded that periodic payments may be made at Glennie Main Reception. Please make sure that any direct deposits made using the online payment system are clearly referenced to the Canberra Trip with your daughter’s name.

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Kindergarten Art Exhibition

25 May 2017

On Friday 2 June the Kindergarten Parent Representatives will be hosting the Annual Kindergarten Art Exhibition.

The evening will showcase individual and group artworks completed by the Kindergarten children during their Term 1 art lessons.

Please download the invitation for full event details.

RSVP by 29 May 2017 to junioradmin@glennie.qld.edu.au

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Carpark

25 May 2017

At Junior Years we are still experiencing some parking issues and are working through these with the teachers. However, we ask that if you are accessing the drop-off zone, please do not wait there if your daughter is not ready. It causes major issues with vehicles lined up onto Anzac Avenue. Thank you for your support with this.

 

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SRC Red Shield Appeal

25 May 2017

The SRC girls are conducting a Free Dress Day in support of the Salvation Army Red Shield Appeal on Tuesday 30 May. We ask that girls in Years 1 to 6 wear free dress (something involving red if possible) and bring a $3:00 donation. Kindergarten children will be included, and their details will be distributed via the Kindergarten staff.

At morning tea the SRC girls will serve red cheerios. Those unable to eat these will be given an alternative. As well, all girls (and boys) will be given a laminated red shield badge to wear on the day.

The SRC girls are asking all girls to bring non-perishable food items. These are to be handed in to their classroom teachers or delivered to the Junior Years office. As well, if you have any warm clothing or blankets that are no longer needed, these would be greatly appreciated.

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Junior Years Athletics Carnival POSTPONED

19 May 2017

Today’s Year P to 6 Athletics Carnival was postponed due to forecast bad weather. The Carnival will now take place on Monday 22 May. The girls will receive the planned BBQ lunch. Please refer to the Junior Years General online calendar for the program of events.

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Nearly A Vet

12 May 2017

If you haven’t heard of the Nearly A Vet series of books, ask an eight-year-old. In addition to welcoming author Rebecca Johnson to an IdeasPLUS@glennie workshop, Paint a Picture with Words, for selected girls who have demonstrated a high level of ability in creative writing, the Junior Years is hosting the Nearly a Vet convention for all children. This fun convention is being held on 25 May, the afternoon of the Glennie School Open Day. What a fun way to finish the day!

For more details and to make a booking, click here.

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Lots to discover at the Junior Years Library

12 May 2017

Books from our Parent Library collection are now on display in the Junior Years office. Please ask at the front desk if you wish to borrow one of these great titles. Visit the Junior Years Library to browse the selection of informative books for parents.

This term the theme in the Junior Years Library is 'Escape to Neverland' make sure you check out the great display when you next visit.

Click here for a photo gallery

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Winter Uniform

12 May 2017

Thank you for all of your support in making sure that your daughter has everything that she needs. The girls look superb in their winter uniforms. A reminder that if the girls are wearing their uniform in the town, there cannot be a mix of uniform items. If they are in sports uniform, this should include wearing their full tracksuit. Thank you for your help with maintaining our uniform standards.

CLARIFICATION:

Apology for the error in last week's Enews. Our uniform remains:

  • Grey socks whether it is a formal uniform day or normal school day during winter. 
  • Navy tights are only if girls are really cold and need the tights for warmth.
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Interhouse Athletics Carnival

12 May 2017

Pre- events for the Junior Years Athletics Carnival will be held next Thursday 18 May in the afternoon from 1:00pm and then our full Carnival day will be on Friday 19 May from 8:30am. We hope that you can join us. A reminder that all Kindergarten children may join in our activities during the day. All information regarding the Athletics Carnival is attached to the online calendar.

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Parking

12 May 2017

When entering the Junior Years carpark, please keep to the left if you are wishing to access the drop-off zone so that the lane to the right is left clear for drive-through traffic. When driving through, please be vigilant and allow for vehicles backing out from the carpark.

Please note: On the right-hand side of the exit on Herries Street, there is a No Standing zone. This is not a carpark and police have been known to fine people for parking there.

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Lunches

12 May 2017

With the cooler weather, appetites increase! We have a rising number of girls visiting the Office because they say they do not have lunch, or not enough. This becomes even more tricky when special diets are involved.

We ask that you please ensure your daughter has enough to sustain her through the school day.

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Formal Uniform Day

5 May 2017

Monday 8 May is a Formal Uniform day for Junior Years students. Formal uniform consists of the white shirt, tunic and navy tights. Students in Years 4-6 are also required to wear their blazer. Students with PE that day will need to bring their sports uniform to change into.

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IPSHA Ecumenical Service

5 May 2017

On Monday 8 May, the Year 6 girls will travel to Toowoomba Christian College for the annual IPSHA Ecumenical service. Seven schools will be involved in this service. Dress for this event is full formal uniform. Girls will travel to and from the venue by bus and will have morning tea provided, however, they will need lunch back at school.

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Mother’s Day Breakfast

5 May 2017

Please make sure that you RSVP for the breakfast on Friday 12 May. We hope that you will be able to join us.

Girls in Years 4, 5 and 6 should wear their Sports uniform. Others should wear their normal school winter uniform with a blue shirt.

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Free Dress Day

5 May 2017

The SRC will be conducting a Free Dress Day on 30 May in aid of the Salvation Army Red Shield Appeal.

$3 donation and we are asking for donations of warm clothing and blankets.

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Glennie sunglasses

5 May 2017

At Assembly this week, girls were shown the new Glennie sunglasses. These are not compulsory, but available at the GOSS for those girls whose parents wish to purchase them to assist with eye protection while at school.

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Parenting Insights

5 May 2017

Glennie Dads, if you are looking for parenting tips, download the Parenting Ideas flyer below.

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Mother’s Day Stall

28 April 2017

There will be a Mother’s Day stall on Tuesday and Thursday next week. All gifts are $5, and cards are just $1.

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Winter Uniform

28 April 2017

From Tuesday, girls should wear WINTER UNIFORM.

As well, on days when girls wear sports uniform, they should wear the tracksuit - both top and bottom - to and from school and whenever they go out of the school grounds. Jackets are to be zipped up.

This includes (of course) girls going to Sporting events where the full tracksuit must be worn.

If girls get hot during the day, they can take the jacket off but must not tie it around their waist. Jackets should be stored in their bags but must be and put on again when they go home.

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Sunglasses

28 April 2017

The GOSS now stocks sunglasses. If you would like your daughter to wear sunglasses during the school day for eye protection, please purchase the approved Glennie sunglasses from GOSS.

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Mother’s Day Coffee and Croissant Morning

28 April 2017

Junior Years mothers, have you RSVPd for the Coffee and Croissants breakfast in the courtyard? This is offered to all mums in Years K to 6 and their daughters. It commences at 7.30am as we say thank you to our mums for all that they do.

There is no cost for this event.

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