From the stage coordinators: 3/6/13
31
May
2013

From the stage coordinators: 3/6/13

Well, the Gods smiled upon us and blessed us on Sunday with the most perfect weather for the John Colet Open Day, Fair and Art Show.  Not only the Gods smiled, but there were smiles everywhere …

So many thanks are due – the parents who under the guidance of P&F “chief” Katrina B, and the indefatigable efforts of Liz K and her team, got the show on the road;  the teachers and children for their magnificent and outstanding class work, Michaela Miles and Robyn Tefay for the singing, Angela Miller for the dance and the class teachers and children again for the recitation, Donna Moor and her team providing us with a wonderful  lunch, the Stall teams and also the Admin. team, quietly working away in the background under the Eagle Eye of Alex Coubrough.   The Art Show was beautifully curated by Katrina B and Sarah W, and the Opening on Friday was a very successful event with superb catering by Mrs. R and Ms. S and music by Harry L and his band.  It’s a miracle how it all comes together, and another miracle how it gets quietly and efficiently dissolved.  A sort of magic that comes from co-operation and good hearts.  Many, many thanks …

Next week sees the beginning of a sequence of staff absences going on Professional Development, Long Service Leave, and one to be married – Teacher’s Aide – Rachel Humphry!  The Headmaster will be away overseas (during the holidays and the first week of Term 1) at a Renaissance Schools’ Headmasters’ Conference in Italy (some people have all the luck!).  We start with Miss White and Miss Cipollone going on PD to a “Live Life Well @ School” Workshop for two days next week.  This will tie in with the soon-to-be –started Gardening Club.  Individual teachers will be informing their class parents of their forthcoming absences – no need to mention them all here.

The Sanskrit Recitation Competition is coming up on 4th June (Heats) and 6th June (Finals).  The judging will be done by two Sanskrit Gurus – Mrs. Naomi Smith and Dr. Jenni Cover, and Mrs. Dunn will be the M.C.  All the very best …

 

 

 

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