FROM THE PRINCIPAL

Imagination and Reason in Book Week

Book Week was embraced this week at Calvin as we celebrated the most powerful gifts in our culture – the written word and the ability to read… Reading empowers us to command critical moments in our life…

 

Primary Calendar

AUGUST
28 Kinder Excursion — 9.00am
28 Year 2 Excursion — 1.00pm

SEPTEMBER
14 Oliebollen — 10.00am to 2.00pm
24 Secondary Information Night — 6.30pm to 8.00pm

For all Uniform Shop Opening Hours please see our full online calendar.

Secondary Calendar

AUGUST
28 Year 9 Sports Day vs St Patrick’s College

SEPTEMBER
4 Trimester Two Showcase — from 6.30pm
6 Student Free Day (Secondary School only)
14 Oliebollen — 10.00am to 2.00pm
24 Secondary Information Night — 6.30pm to 8.00pm

For all Southern Sports Association of Tasmanian Independent Schools (SSATIS) dates see our full online calendar.

 

PRIMARY NEWS

Camp Report 5/6 Pascal

Last week our Year 5 and 6’s went on three-day camps at the Far South Wilderness Camp and Lodge in Dover.

It was great to spend time together around the camp fire each night. Other activities included devotions, sports, hut building, fishing, team challenges, and bush walking.

A highlight for many students was the ‘Calvin’s Got Talent Show’ as students demonstrated their skills and talents.

We all came home in much need of sleep after a jam-packed three days!

 

SECONDARY NEWS

Art — Snap Photo Competition

We’ve had several students who were selected as finalists in the statewide Snap Photography Competition. You can view their entries by following the links below.

Basketball Year 7/8 Boys

On Monday afternoon our Year 7/8 boys won their grand final against Huonville at the Kingborough Sports Centre. It was a close match but they were able to come away with the win. Well done to all the boys for their efforts and the contributions they made throughout the season. A very big thank you to coach Toby Williams from Year 12.

 

WHOLE SCHOOL NEWS

3 weeks to go!

Sign up to Volunteer!

Volunteer help is what makes Oliebollen possible! We have lots of timeslots still available, including in the essential Oliebollen Tent. Register now to volunteer or contact us.

You can also now RSVP to our official Oliebollen Facebook event. Please feel free to share the event or tag a friend who might be interested!

 

Calvin Open Month

This month is Calvin Open Month! This is an opportunity for prospective students and parents to meet with our Principal on a day and time that suits them. We ask our community to talk to their friends and family about Calvin and encourage them to submit an enrolment enquiry or contact us.

Secondary Student Information Night

We would like to invite all families who have enquired about Secondary Enrolment for 2020 to an information night on September 24 from 6.30 – 8pm. Dinner is provided (food van) and there will be testimonies from current students and senior leadership about life at the Secondary School. You can RSVP and find out more via our Facebook event.

Book Week Celebrations

This week we celebrated Book Week bringing much-loved book characters to life. The Primary School held a parade for parents and friends, and the Secondary School held an Assembly in the Kingston Christian Reformed Church building. You can view all the Book Week photos here.

Primary School class medals were awarded to students who read a wide range of challenging books during the Premier’s Reading Challenge in Term Two. These students were:

1/2D — Theodore Smith, Madeleine Woodford
1/2G — Mitchell Brouwer, Charlotte Jeffrey
1/2M — Zayn Desai, Georgia Lange
3D — Kristian Direen, Bernadette Smith
4L — Micah Consentino, Sophie Hofman
5/6H — Lucas de Kievit, Liv Kuilenburg
5/6P — Austin Hughes, Beanne Tiong
5/6S —Fraser Conry, Evie Smith

Library Borrowing Awards

Book vouchers were awarded to students who demonstrated a strong commitment to borrowing library books and reading.

Primary School Awards
Prep — Oliver Smith
1/2D — Bree Fraser, Charlotte Nash, Isaac Choi
3P — Moses Leaman
5/6P — Hayden de Kievit
5/6S — Georgia Brouwer, Marni Duggan

Secondary School Awards
Year 7 — Reegan Watson, Jack Sutherland, Oliver North
Year 8 —Reuben Conry, Otto Mumford, Hadassah Diedericks, Sofia Lavelle, Amelia Smith, Mackenzie Faulkner, Imogen Brouwer.
Year 9 — Tessa Shea

Clue — Student Theatre Company

Last Week the Calvin Student Theatre Company successfully completed a production of the Murder Mystery Clue with a large crowd, spread over two fantastic nights! You can view an album of photos here.

 

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