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AGS Bulletin 2022, Term 4, Week 3

Term 4, Week 3 2022

General Notices

Antipodes Festival

Please find the attached information regarding this weekends Antipodes Festival.

How to Thrive - Fundraiser

How to Thrive – Fundraiser ($25.00 pp)

Save the Date! Wednesday 9 November

Westgarth Theatre: 6.30-8.30pm

Good mental health is integral to the healthy development and wellbeing of every child and helps children’s ability to deal with challenges and adapt to change, so they can feel good about themselves, and enjoy life. In 2021, about 1 in 7 children and adolescents aged 4 to 17 experienced a mental health disorder in Australia – more needs to be done. 

At AGS, the mental wellbeing of our students, staff and broader school community is of critical importance, as we continually to learn more about the tools and support necessary to ensure we can all thrive.

To start this conversation, we are proud to be able to schedule an exclusive fundraiser film screening for the AGS community of a social documentary: ‘How To Thrive‘.

How to Thrive is a very powerful documentary film about the lives of 7 people making incredible journeys during times of personal emotional struggles. The people are so relatable to each of us no matter where we are in our life journey what our relationship status is or family life. Having seen the film before its public release it is a raw, intimate, heartfelt and a hopeful film that explores the transformative journey to learn “How to Thrive:” Can the science of happiness be taught?

We have 100 seats available at the Westgarth Theatre for our exclusive use.

At the conclusion of ‘How To Thrive’, there will be a Q&A Panel Discussion with the film’s Director, Duy Huynh, and Positive psycho-therapist Marie McLeod (who’s featured in the film).

Parents and Friends Events

Please find the attached information regarding upcoming events.

Rockstar Family Night - Save The Date

Please find the attached information regarding Rockstar Family Night.

Covid - 19 and Asthma Update

Please find the latest information regarding Covid – 19 and Asthma.

Canteen Menu

Please find the attached Menu for Term 4 in the canteen. 

Canteen News

Please find attached information regarding price changes in the canteen.

Kenshi Life Changing Candles for Sale

We have sample candles in our secondhand uniform shop each Thursday between 8:45 – 9:45AM

We have a number of these candles still available, please follow the link below on how to order.

Every candle sold directly funds 3kg of pasta which equates to 24 meals. The pasta is purchased by Make a Difference Community every month and delivered to some of the biggest food charities in Melbourne.

To purchase, please scan the QR code on the attached flyer, email info@ags.vic.edu.au with your receipt and we will advise by email when the candles are ready to be collected. 

Primary

Year 1 Scienceworks Excursion

Please see attached information regarding the Year 1 Scienceworks Excursion.

Fascinating Frogs - Year 2

Please see attached information regarding the Year 2 Educational Session.

Year Prep, 1 & 2 Swimming Program 2022

Please see attached information regarding the Year Prep, 1 & 2 Swimming Program, 2022.

Year 5 & 6 Swimming Program 2022

Please see attached information regarding the Year 5 & 6 Swimming Program, 2022.

Primary Running Club

Secondary

Gateways 2023 Information Evening

Please find attached information regarding the upcoming Zoom information session. This is for families with children currently in Years 8 and 9.

Secondary Running Club & Friday Morning Fitness

Please note Secondary Running Club & Friday morning fitness has been cancelled for Term 4.

This will begin again in Term 1 of 2023.

Year Lifelong Physical Activity

Please see the link below regarding Year 9 Lifelong Physical Activity.

Year 7 Immunisation Program

Every day vaccination saves lives and makes it possible for Victorians to live free from the illness and disability caused by many infectious diseases. All Year 7 Victorian secondary students can receive these vaccines for free.  
The Secondary School Immunisation Program offers free vaccines to help make sure students and communities are protected from diseases such as diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, and human papillomavirus (HPV). 
Yarra City Council will be visiting the School to give the Year 7 students their vaccines on the following date: 
·         Year 7 – Thursday 20 October 2022 (2nd dose). 
 
For further information please go to the following link:  
•      https://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/health/healthyliving/immunisation-in-secondary- schools   
  
If there are any concerns please contact Yarra City Council immunisation@yarracity.vic.gov.au 
 
 

Homework Club

Term 4 2022 Key Dates

Term Dates 2023

Please find attached Term dates for 2023.


Semester 2 Secondary Enrichment Program

Please find attached Semester 2 Secondary Enrichment Program Information.

Ongoing Information

Second Hand Uniform Shop

Our Secondhand Uniform shop will be open each Thursday between 8:45 – 9:45am during Term 4.

Please be advised that Summer Uniform is to be worn during Term 4.

Any donations of pre-owned good quality school uniforms would be greatly appreciated.  

Important Information for Students using Public Transport

Please see attached information from Public Transport Victoria regarding Student pass applications.

Reminders

School Fees Reminder

Please be reminded that payment 1 for 2023 is now due.

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