On Friday 24 June the Aboriginal flag was raised at school after a ceremony explaining the significance of the flag and the theme of this year’s NAIDOC week celebrations. The theme of this year’s NAIDOC Week celebration is Songlines: The living narrative of our nation.
We were privileged to have Clancy raise the flag for the first time. This project was made possible by a donation from PAL’s and a small group of enthusiastic and supportive parents.
A few weeks ago the Year Four girls had an awesome time at Scitech learning about dinosaurs, conducting experiments, and exploring the wonderful world of Science.
Fun and music with Adam Hall and the Velvet Playboys.
Today we learnt some amazing facts about the native bush and how Aboriginal people used what nature provided to make food tasty, delicious drinks and medicine. We also learnt about the importance of the six seasons and how this impacted on the movement of the Aboriginal people from the coast into the interior to avoid the harsh, cold winters.
The school hall was a buzz on Wednesday as Julie Richards from R.I.C came in to teach the upper primary girls the skills required to play Numero. The girls were challenged and left the hall excited and keen to develop their skills
During this term we have been preparing for the celebration of the Sacrament of the Eucharist. Sr Catherine prepared a wonderful day of reflection, group activities and the opportunity to spend some time with Father James in the Chapel.