GOGA AGM

10 November 2017

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) for the Glennie Old Girls’ Association Incorporated (GOGA) will be held in The Glennie Room, at 10:00am, Saturday, 11 November 2017.

Please note that ALL Management Committee positions will be vacated at the Annual General Meeting in accordance with the Constitution. Nominations are to be received no later than Friday, 28 October 2017.

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Aquatic Centre

3 November 2017

We will be making some changes to the Development, Fitness and Senior Squad training timetable over the Christmas Holiday period, from Monday 4 December 2017 to Saturday  22 January 2018.

Development and Fitness Squad will train the following days and times:

  • 6.30 to 7.30am Tues, Thurs & Sat mornings
  • 3.30 to 4.30pm Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs & Friday afternoons 

Senior Squad will train the following days and times:

  • 5.30 to 7.30am Tues, Thurs & Saturday mornings
  • 3.30 to 5.30pm Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs & Friday afternoons

There will be NO training on the following public holidays:

  • Monday 25  December 2017 (Christmas)
  • Tuesday 26  December 2017 (Boxing Day)
  • Monday 1 January 2018 (New Year’s Day)
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Ham Drive

3 November 2017

Order your ham from the Glennie Sports Supporters today. The hams are all made from 100% Australian pork and are supplied by a local business, Ashton’s Butchery.

It is easy to order your ham online using trybooking.com/SBGL

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GSS

27 October 2017

The Glennie Sports Supporters are holding their November meeting and Annual General Meeting on Wednesday 1 November at 5:30pm in the Glennie Room. Please join them to discuss next year’s exciting ideas.

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Books for Parents

27 October 2017

These books and more are available for borrowing from our Parent Library selection in Junior Years Reception.

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Foot health session for parents

27 October 2017

Tuesday 7 November 2.30pm-3.30pm in the Junior Years Library

This session, delivered by podiatrist and Glennie parent Lisa Wilkes, is designed to give information and to answer questions about children's foot and leg health.

She is happy to discuss such things as the way your child walks or runs and what might be the causes of any problems.

All are welcome.

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CyberBytes

20 October 2017

The October issue of CyberBytes is available for you to read. This newsletter, produced by the Anglican Schools Commission has great ideas to keep your children safe online.

This newsletter and other useful information is available on the CyberEducation and Child Protection page of the portal.

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Get your Christmas Orders In!

20 October 2017

There are opportunities to buy plenty of Christmas goodies right here at Glennie. The Glennie Sports Supporters are holding their annual Ham Drive to raise funds to support sports at Glennie. The French Immersion Supporters Group is selling Plum Puddings and Glennie’s Pitstop is selling Mangoes. Please support these groups who do so much to help Glennie.

Orders for Mangos and the Christmas Puddings close on Wednesday 25 October. Don't miss your opportunity to support buy your Christmas goodies. We appreciate the support of the Glenne community.

Ham Drive

Christmas Puds

Mango Drive

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How to build resilient kids

20 October 2017

Michael Grose, Parenting Ideas expert has written another useful article for parents. This month he covers the topic How independence-building is the pathway to your child’s resilience"

Here is a link to his article.

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Family Communion This Weekend

13 October 2017

A Family Communion Service will be held in the Glennie Chapel on Sunday. Please join us at 9:30am, all are welcome. A morning tea will follow the service.

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Take the pledge

13 October 2017

Join girls' schools around the world as we pledge to support girls' education.

Wednesday 11 October was International Day of the Girl and the Alliance of Girls School Australasia, in collaboration with 15 international organisations, has released a video and pledge through change.org

They would love the Glennie community to join the pledge.  

You'll find more details on their website

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Christmas Shopping at Glennie

13 October 2017

There are opportunities to buy plenty of Christmas goodies right here at Glennie. The Glennie Sports Supporters are holding their annual Ham Drive to raise funds to support sports at Glennie. The French Immersion Supporters Group is selling Plum Puddings and Glennie’s Pitstop is selling Mangoes. Please support these groups who do so much to help Glennie.

Ham Drive

Christmas Puds

Mango Drive

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Christmas Shopping at Glennie

6 October 2017

There are opportunities to buy plenty of Christmas goodies right here at Glennie. The Glennie Sports Supporters are holding their annual Ham Drive to raise funds to support sports at Glennie. The French Immersion Supporters Group is selling Plum Puddings and Glennie’s Pitstop is selling Mangoes. Please support these groups who do so much to help Glennie.

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Christmas Puddings

6 October 2017

The French Immersion Supporters Group is selling Christmas Puddings for you to enjoy with family and friends at Christmas.

Forms are due back on 25 October and the puddings will be available for collection from GOSS from 11 November. 

 

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Mango Fundraiser

6 October 2017

If you love mangoes, here’s your chance to indulge in fresh juicy Kensington Pride mangoes.   

  • Cost per Tray is: $25.00
  • Place your order by: 25 October, 2017.  
  • Please email Pitstop or deliver your ‘Total numbers and payment form’ to Pitstop or the Junior Years Office.
  • If you could bank the cash payments you have collected and pay us the total amount with your credit card details as requested on the form that would be appreciated.                                      

Money raised will be used to develop the playground at the Pitstop residence.

Take an order form to your workplace, show friends, and families to gather orders.

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For Lego Lovers

6 October 2017

Here is some information on two mind-expanding lego workshops. Please visit the Bricks4Kids website for more details.

Introduction to LEGO® MINDSTORMS® EV3 Robotics 101
Four Saturdays - Oct 14, Oct 28, Nov 11 and Nov 25, 2017
9:30am – 12:00pm  (Price $180)
Senior Robotics - basic principles of robotics and programming - Ages 9 +

The LEGO®  Club – Amazing Animals
Four Saturdays - Oct 14, Oct 28, Nov 11 and Nov 25
9:30 – 10:30  (Price $54)
Build LEGO models of the animals - learn & discuss fascinating facts about these animals - Ages 5+

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Vacation Care

13 September 2017

The September Holidays vacation care program is available now. Please download the information below. Make sure you complete yours very soon because places fill up fast. Vacation care is open to all children from Prep to Year 6, not just Glennie girls.

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Uniform Check

13 September 2017

Parents are reminded that girls change to summer uniform on the first day of Term 4. Please check before the end of term that your daughter’s uniform still fits, is not too tight and is below the knees.  

GOSS holiday opening hours are:

  • 18 to 22 September CLOSED
  • 25 to 29 September OPEN 8.30am – 4.30pm  
  • 30 September CLOSED   
  • 2 October CLOSED  
  • 3 October OPEN
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Gym/Swim Dates to remember

13 September 2017

  • Learn to Swim Term 3 finishes Friday 15 September.
  • Learn to Swim Term 4 starts Tuesday 3 October - book now to secure a place
  • Spring Holiday Spring Swimming Accelerator.  25 - 29 September.  $100.  Spaces filling fast!
  • Development, Fitness & Senior squads continue as per regular timetable during holidays.
  • Term 3 Recreational Gymnastics programs finish Thursday 14 September
  • Term 4 Recreational Gymnastics programs start Thursday 5 October - book now to secure your place.

Call 07 4688 8845

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Mango Fundraiser

13 September 2017

It’s on again. The very popular Pitstop Outside School Hours Care mango fundraiser is on again.

Please download all the information below including order and payment forms.

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Solve a Mystery these School Holidays

13 September 2017

Thursday 14 September - Monday 2 October, 9:30am - 3.00pm daily

Join in the family fun activities at the Cobb & Co Museum these holidays. Follow the clues around the Museum on a self-guided trail to help solve the case of the disappearing Northern Quoll.

Become an Environmental Forensic Scientist - find the clues, complete the activities, and eliminate the suspects on this self-guided trail to solve the mystery.

Find out more.

 

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Join the P & F Meeting without leaving home!

8 September 2017

Parents are invited to join The Parents and Friends’ Association meeting on Tuesday 12 September via an online link.

The meeting will commence at 7:00pm. Make yourself comfy on the couch and join in.  

Use this link to join the meeting.

Download the attachment to find out how to ‘attend’.

 

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Colour Run - Consent forms

8 September 2017

Girls participating in the colour run should submit their claim for prizes by 3:00pm Wednesday 13 September.

There is still time to register; girls can gain extra sponsorship to win prizes. There is a minimum payment of $20 to participate.

Girls who have registered to participate in the Colour Run need to complete their consent form.

There will be a Sno Cone stall and an Ice cream stall operating on the day, so don’t forget to bring some spare change.

Click here to register now! www.myprofile page.com.au

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Rebooking Week

1 September 2017

Rebookings for new or returning students in Term 4 Learn to Swim and Recreational Gymnastics are now open.

Please contact us to pay your deposit to secure your place by Saturday 9 September.

Call 07 4688 8845

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Last meeting before Colour Run

1 September 2017

The Glennie Sports Supporters will be meeting on Wednesday 6 September at 5:30pm in the Glennie Room.  

It would be fantastic if you were able to join them to discuss finalising the GSS Colour Run to ensure it is a great success. GSS will also be discussing ongoing fundraising ideas.

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