Thank you to Maia from 3/4K for this week’s post –
When I first heard that Kew Primary School would be doing Little Devils Circus Skills, I was immediately excited and was chatting non-stop with my friend about how much fun it will be. Continue reading
The Book Week parade… Every year it thrills kids but sends a ripple of fear through parents, when elaborate costume plans are announced the night before the parade!
Despite the costume-making-mayhem that no doubt goes on, our Book Week parade is always brilliant and 2017 was no exception. Ruth Woolven recaps –
Teacher by day, media personality by night, Shelley Ware is host on the Marngrook Footy Show. As part of Kids Fest, Shelley provided tickets to a taping of the show, and some Year 5 boys were the lucky recipients. Damon tells us about the evening – Continue reading
Thank you to Ruth Woolven for a recap of Book Week 2016 –
We have just finished my favourite week of the Library year – Book Week. This is a time to celebrate Australian authors and illustrators for children, as well as all the books we love. Continue reading
The countdown is on to our second annual KPS KidsFest! This week, Mr Penson provides all the answers to your burning KidsFest questions so that you’ll be well and truly ready to maximise your fun on the big day!
WHAT IS KIDSFEST?
KidsFest is a special mini fair fundraising event with a focus on our kids! Essentially it is a fun afternoon that is run by our students and for our students. All monies raised will be directed towards projects and equipment that the students decide on. So if you have any ideas please let me know. Continue reading
We could not have asked for a better day for last week’s House Cross Country meet. While Mr Penson and Kerry limbered up ahead of their participation in every race, Clare made sure the competitors were physically and psychologically ready to run. I took careful note of her words of wisdom at the start of the U11 Boys race – “I want you to push out of your comfort zone. I’m not asking you to vomit but work hard.” (Excellent advice – I’ll remember this next time I go out for yum cha).
Over to Clare Connor for the results –
What a sensational sunny day for our Cross Country at Hays Paddock on Tuesday 19th April. As the year 3, 4, 5 and 6 students entered the main entrance, the oval was soon filled with colour and excited cheers. Continue reading
The Peppercorn tree, that dominates the centre of the playground, is not ‘just a tree’. It’s an outdoor learning space (you’ll often see classes enjoying the shade while hard at work); it’s a meeting place (all KPS kids know that ‘under the tree’ refers to our beautiful Peppercorn); it’s play equipment (is there any greater joy for kids than conquering the branches of a big tree?); and it’s symbolic for the school, lending naming rights to both a writing competition and a biannual BBQ.
Alex St.Claire gives the lowdown on the upcoming Peppercorn BBQ, to be held on Friday, February 19th, from 5-7pm.
What is the Peppercorn BBQ? Continue reading