Term 4, Week 5

Final Reminder for Tickets – Let’s Talk Resilience with Madame Pilote – TONIGHT!

Date:  Tuesday 9 November 2021

Time: 6.45pm

Venue:  Primary Forum, Carramar Campus

Please book your ticket using the following link: https://events.humanitix.com/mp2021

Resilience is a crucial skill to have. Throughout my education career I have seen first hand how more and more important it has become for children to develop this skill at a very young age. Students who develop resilience early in life have a better chance to successfully cope with the many challenges they will face in their future.

I would like to invite you to a one hour workshop where I will share with you some tips and findings I have come across over the years, to help children become more resilient. I have been particularly inspired by a book I read some time ago, called “The Danish Way of Parenting“.


Loud Shirt Day

Exciting news! Loud Shirt Day is fast approaching, we will be celebrating this Friday 12 NovemberLoud Shirt Day is the perfect excuse to wear your brightest shirt and get LOUD and PROUD to raise money to help give the gift of sound and speech to deaf children.

This year we are:

  • Inviting the students to wear their loudest shirts for a gold coin donation
  • Celebrating being LOUD with a lunchtime disco in the forum

Jump Rope for Heart 2021

Jump Rope for Heart is a fantastic physical activity and fundraising program that has been run by the Heart Foundation for over 36 years. It’s a great way for your child to keep fit and learn new skills, but it also helps raise funds for vital heart research and education programs.

Since Jump Rope for Heart started in 1983, schools like ours have raised more than $104 million for the Heart Foundation’s lifesaving work.

It’s important you register your child online, so they can receive the full benefits of the program and participate in online fundraising, simply follow the link below to get started. www.jumprope.org.au/parents

Students will be practicing their skipping at school and home, and during this time you can share their online fundraising page with family and friends to help raise money for this great cause.

We will hold our school Jump Off Day on Wednesday 24 November (Week 7), and this will mark the end of the program and is a chance for everyone to come together to skip and show off their newly learned skills.

Thank you for supporting the Jump Rope for Heart program!

Hannah Uglow

Primary Physical Education Teacher


Northway Uniting Church Christmas Appeal

Scholastic Book Club Orders

The Term 4 Scholastic Book Club orders are now available to be collected from the Library. Parents, please come and collect your order from the main desk in the Library. If you would prefer your child to collect their own order from the Library, please call 9306 7128 to inform the Library staff of this arrangement.




Could families please have a look at home for library books that may have been forgotten and return them to the library? We will be very appreciative of these lost books returning to the library so they may be read again.

Library books will have stickers on the spine showing letters, numbers or genre symbols. The book will also have a Carramar Library stamp in one of the first pages.

We would love to have these books back.


Presentation Evening

Carramar Primary – https://events.humanitix.com/cpp2021

Carramar Secondary – https://events.humanitix.com/csp2021


Picnic on the Green – Volunteers Needed

Picnic on the Green

Wednesday 8 December 2021

7.00am – 4.00pm

Dear Parents/Guardians

We require volunteers to assist with set up, running of the events and pack away on the day of Picnic on the Green. The more volunteers we have the lighter the load for us all. In order to ensure that everyone can still enjoy the day and watch their little ones having fun, we decided that 45-minute rotations of volunteering would work best.

We require volunteers for the following events:

Set up

8.00am –  1.00pm (*Time to be confirmed)

  • assisting vendors
  • marking out locations for vendors
  • setting up the BBQ – cutting hotdogs, stacking and filling eskys
  • set up tables and chairs
  • prepping fairy floss bags
  • Set up of water slide and foam party

During the events:

  • running of the BBQ (Total of 20 volunteers)
    • 5 people per shift – 2 cooking on the BBQ, 3 serving, selling drinks, fairy floss etc.
    • BBQ shifts – 12.30pm – 1.15pm, 1.15pm – 2.00pm, 2.00pm – 2.45pm. 2.45pm – 3.30pm
  • 2 people per water slide and 3 people to ensue water buckets are topped up (total of 20 volunteers)
    • Shifts – 12.30pm – 1.15pm, 1.15pm – 2.00pm, 2.00pm – 2.45pm, 2.45pm – 3.30pm
  • Foam Party – 4 volunteers per shift (16 volunteers)
    • Shifts 12.30pm – 1.15pm, 1.15pm – 2.00pm, 2.00pm – 2.45pm, 2.45pm – 3.30pm

Pack away – (As many as possible!)

3.00pm – 5.00pm

It would also be much appreciated if you have a large esky that we could please borrow for the day.

If you would like to volunteer for a part of the day, please contact Natalie on 0422 218 865, with your preferred time and preferred event.

A little reminder that these events cannot run without the help of our lovely volunteers so if you can help at all it is much appreciated,

Thank you

St Stephens Parent Reps

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