'Trash-Free Tuesday' was a success! We had a dramatic drop in the amount of non-biodegradable packaging. Thank you to everyone who sent as little plastic in as possible to support this Student Council initiative.
Scholastic Book Fair is going to take us on an Arctic Adventure – there is going to be “snow much to read.” The fair will be held in the library from Tues, 3 November - Thurs, 12 November (Tues, Wed & Thurs only) and will be open before school 8.30-8.50am, lunchtimes and after school until 3.45pm.
October is Mental Health Awareness month, and as such, the Student Councillors organised a Walk-and-talk-athon. This was designed to highlight the importance of talking with others as a way of connecting to strengthen a sense of belonging, empathy and understanding.
On Tuesday, Yr's 5–10 girls had the opportunity to talk to Caitlin Sweeney who was representing Murdoch University’s WISE Women Program (Women in STEM and Entrepreneurial careers).
On 12 October we held a Volunteers Afternoon Tea. Whilst we've been unable to host as many Volunteers as usual due to COVID restrictions, it was nice to acknowledge those who've assisted with Breakfast Club, in classrooms and at carnivals. Thank you to YouthCare who supported by hosting the event.
You can still order your child's individual photos online until Tuesday, 27 October.
Please remember that while you are able to drop off & pick up your children at the classroom door for the start and end of the school day, we would ask that parents use the office for any messages or deliveries during the school day to minimise class disruption.
The School Council and P & C will be calling on new members for 2021. Both committees are very proactive and have made a significant difference to educational provision of the students at Wagin DHS.
If you would like to order a Book Club book you can do this online via LOOP. It is a great way to access some fantastic, well priced books. Register or Login to order your books online!
Let’s set a school goal of 95% attendance for Term 4! Last Term the school attained an 82% attendance. The Department of Education recommends a minimum of 90% in order to ensure continuity of curriculum to support student learning.
We are seeking hardworking and reliable relief Cleaners. For information please contact Ann Ward 98613 200 or email Ann.Ward@education.wa.edu.au
You may have noticed that we now sing the second verse of the Australian National Anthem at our assemblies. If you would like to learn it, check out these lyrics, maybe even have a run through with your child.