Parent Information Evening

2 February 2018

Parents are asked to please try to attend the parent information evening on Wednesday 7 February at 6.30pm in the Assembly hall. This event gives parents a good understanding of the program of work being completed with your daughter this year. Babysitting available but bookings for this are required. Please contact the Junior Years Reception for bookings by Tuesday 6 February.

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Leadership Induction ceremony

2 February 2018

On Tuesday 6 February, at 11:45am in the Assembly Hall, all Year 6 girls will be formally inducted into their new leadership roles for this year as School, House or Student Representative Council members. All Year 6 parents are invited to attend this special event. Refreshments will be served on the Blue Court following this at 12:30pm. We hope that you are able to join us.

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Year 6 Leadership Day

2 February 2018

Year 6 parents are reminded that the Year 6 Leadership Day is on this Saturday 3 February at 8.30am to 4.30pm in the Junior Years Courtyard. This event is for all Year 6 girls and provides them with an opportunity to support their roles as leaders this year.

Further details are available from Mr Warren or Mrs Suhr

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Junior Years Class Photos

2 February 2018

Junior Years class photos will be on Monday 5 February. Students need to wear their full school uniform:

  • Kindergarten and Prep: Full sports uniform
  • Years 1 to 6: Full dress uniform

Shoes should be clean and polished and hair should be neat and tidy with navy ribbons or scrunchie.

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Parent Helpers Induction

25 January 2018

We are holding a Parent Helper Induction on Thursday, 15 February from 8:30am to 9:30am in the Junior Years Library. If you wish to help in classrooms or with other activities this year would you please try to attend. It is important that all helpers are inducted correctly before assisting in in the Junior Years.

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Year 5 Tablet Distribution Session

25 January 2018

We are holding an additional information and induction session for Year 5 parents who were unable to attend the session late last year and for new parents regarding the Chromebooks that the girls are using in their classes this year. This will be held from 5.00pm to 6.00pm just prior to the Parent Information evening on Wednesday, 7 February. It is important that families are aware of the requirements of this program. Please, would you mark this in your diaries? The tablets can’t be taken home until at least one parent has attended this introduction session and completed the necessary paperwork. Thank you for your understanding.

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Years 5 and 6 Interschool Sport

25 January 2018

Interschool sport will commence on Friday, 9 February against various Toowoomba schools and involve teams in Tennis, Touch and Cricket. All girls in Years 5 and 6 will be involved in this competition every Friday from 12:30pm to 3:15 pm. Training will be held on Wednesday afternoons from 3:30pm to 4:15pm. Girls will change for training on Wednesday at lunchtime.

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Parent Information evening for parents of girls in Prep to Year 6

25 January 2018

This very important evening for parents is being held on Wednesday, 7 February from 6.30pm to 8.30pm. This event gives parents the opportunity to hear first-hand about the class routines and programs planned by your child’s teachers for this year. Please try to attend this evening if at all possible. We will offer babysitting for you for this event at Pitstop for all children aged from Kindy and above and their siblings. If you wish to access this free service, please email the Junior Years Office by Monday 5 February, as staffing needs to be arranged for this.

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Leaders Induction

25 January 2018

On Tuesday 6 February at 11.45am, we will hold an assembly to which parents are welcome. At this event, we will be inducting our Year 6 Leaders into their positions for the year. Light refreshments will be provided at the conclusion of this event for Year 6 parents and girls on the Blue Court

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Year 6 Leadership Day

25 January 2018

We are holding our special day for all Year 6 girls to assist them in their leadership roles this year on Saturday 3 February from 8.30am to 4:00pm at Junior Years. Girls are to wear appropriate play clothes, bring a hat, pencil and water bottle. All food will be provided for them. Further details from Mr Warren.

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Parent Representatives

25 January 2018

Thank you to the many parents who have offered to act as Parent representatives for their year level for 2018. This is an important role and your work is greatly appreciated.


Details of this year’s representatives are outlined below:

Kindy

Prep

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6

 

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Medical Forms

25 January 2018

If your daughter is on medication, this can be administered at School, under the supervision of the Junior Years Office staff. A form must be completed and signed by parents before this can occur. Children are not permitted to keep or administer their own medication. Kindergarten children will give their medication to the Kindergarten staff.

Please contact the Junior Years office for more details junioradmin@glennie.qld.edu.au

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Pitstop Registration Forms

25 January 2018

Pitstop Registration Forms should be returned to the Junior Years Office.  We need one for every new family, please. Forms are available from the Pitstop website

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Helpers needed

25 January 2018

If you are able to assist with Tuckshop on Mondays or Fridays (even occasionally) please contact the Junior Years Office. We are in desperate need of helpers for this term as we recommence our Tuckshop for the girls. Thank you in anticipation. Contact junioradmin@glennie.qld.edu.au

We also need helpers to assist the Sports Supporters with the BBQ lunch on Friday 2 February at the Swimming Carnival. If you can give an hour or two, please contact Mrs Karen Reeves 02737@glennie.qld.edu.au

Your help would be greatly appreciated.

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Junior Years Class Photos

25 January 2018

School photographs will be taken on Monday 5 February for children in Kindergarten Group 1 to Year 6. Children in the second Kindergarten group will have their photo taken on Thursday 8 February. Please ensure that your child is in full school uniform on their photograph day.

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Communicating with staff

25 January 2018

If you need to discuss issues with class or specialist teachers in Junior Years, please email them to make an appointment or contact the Junior Years Office staff and they will arrange this for you.

Class teachers should always be the first point of contact for parents, as they are working with your child. If an issue cannot be resolved, then please make a time to meet with Mrs Suhr or Mr Warren.

Contact details for all staff can be found on the Glennie Portal.

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Email and Calendar Drop-in sessions

25 January 2018

Junior Years parents who require assistance with their Glennie email and Google calendar are invited to a ‘drop-in’ session to be held next Tuesday 30 January at 3.00pm and Thursday 1 February at 8.20am in the Campion classroom. Members of the IT team and the Administration team will be available at these two sessions to assist you to set up and access your email and Google calendar.

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Classes

24 November 2017

The organisation of Junior Years classes is a long process which involves many of the staff. This will be done over the next week, when all information from class teachers and reports has been gathered and can be assessed. Your daughter will receive an email via your account later in December outlining her teacher for the 2018 school year.

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Pitstop  Vacation Care

24 November 2017

A fantastic program has been organised for those children attending Pitstop during the holiday break. Bookings need to be made in advance for this program. Some days are already booked out and a waiting list has been established. If you need to cancel, please refer to our policy to avoid being charged for that day.

For bookings contact the co-ordinator Mrs Lynne Henare on 0418 882 415.

 

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Reports

24 November 2017

We are currently completing the End of Semester reports. These will be published to parents next week. You will receive an email informing you of this when they are ready.

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Digital Licence and Cyber Education

17 November 2017

Parents of girls in Prep to Year 6 have received a letter via email from Mrs Miegel to inform them about the Cyber Education their daughter has participated in this year.  

Our Year 6 girls have been working towards completion of their Digital Licence, and these will be presented to all successful candidates at our Final Assembly on Monday.

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Parent Tablet Meeting

17 November 2017

Thank you to the parents who attended the meeting for current Year 4 parents on Wednesday afternoon. We hope that you found this very useful. We do require one parent to attend a session with us before your daughter may take home her device next year. We will make sure that all parents have access to the information presented.

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Reports

10 November 2017

The Junior Years teachers are currently completing the End of Semester reports. These will be issued to parents during the early part of December.

 

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End of Year BBQ

10 November 2017

On Tuesday 21 November at 1:00pm, all Junior Years girls in years P to 6 will be given lunch as part of the end of year breakup celebrations.  

If your daughter requires a special diet, please ask her to talk with the Junior Years Office staff. The girls will still require morning tea on that day.

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Final Assembly

10 November 2017

This year’s Final Junior Years Assembly will be held on Monday 20 November at 11.30am in the Assembly Hall. Parents are welcome to attend this assembly.

We will be reading the list of prize winners at this assembly and handing out awards that are not presented at Awards Morning.

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