A Window with a View
As we end Week 4, Korowal and our connections have had an illustrious week. We were proudly entertained by three of our recent graduates who performed and wrote for the production of ‘Breaking Bread’ at Wentworth falls School of Arts last weekend. Following on from their tertiary drama studies, Jade Fuda, Aeva O’Dea and Olivia O’Flynn have developed into fine professional theatre practitioners. Then this week, the preview of ‘Cul de Sac’ was shown at the Fairmont. Michael Joy, an alumni parent, has been working on this pilot for 3 years. Jas Ryan (Year 11) and Helena Zadro Jones (Year 12), are both in this film. The performances, production, filming, cinematography, design, sound/music, and locations are beautiful, honest and hauntingly evocative. Michael deserves to be pleased as punch! So too do Jas and Helena!
This week in our high school we said goodbye to the first semester as we welcome the second semester on Monday 23rd May. New timetables have been issued and take effect from Monday. For Year 7, this means that the students have finished Research Skills and will commence Japanese. Year 8 have finished Japanese and will commence Drama.
Our Year 7 students attended the interschool Futsal Competition on Friday at the Katoomba Rec Centre. They played many fine games are were strong contenders until Tariq injured his knee and was unfortunately unable to continue. Congratulations to our boys. Unfortunately, the Year 9 comp has been cancelled due to the lack of teams registered.
Primary students are currently treated to a Golf clinic for PE, and will have their Huff and Puff Gala Day this coming Tuesday at Gloria Park. Primary parents are reminded to book for Parent/Teacher interviews over the coming weeks. Junior high parents will have these in the last week of this term.
We extend our congratulations to Caroline, Brad, Jonathon and Michael on the arrival of her baby son and brother, Jebediah. We hope that she can enjoy this priceless time at home with him for the next few months and assure her that we have been left in good hands with Jes and Deb.
This coming Thursday we will have our Year 7, 2018 Information Evening for students currently in Year 6. We encourage all parents to attend with their child as we introduce you to the culture of Korowal high school. On Saturday, we held our Information Morning for interested people to visit the school and chat with teachers. This was well attended. There are many families making the tree change from Sydney who are looking at Korowal for their children.
In previous years, our Policies and Procedures have been available on request from the school office. This year they are available on the Korowal website under: Governance, then- reports, policies and procedures. Scroll past the reports to find them on the second half of the page. We aim to redo the website over the next year so we apologise that it is a bit clunky at present.
Finally, we wish to bring your attention to an event that is being held at Lawson Community Centre on June 10th. Titled: CLEVER TREVOR’S VINTAGE CHEST RAISER, Trevor’s friends have organized this event to raise much needed funds for Trevor and his family to help with the costs of the corrective surgery (to restructure his chest), and its impact on the family throughout the long recovery period. Featuring vintage fun and entertainment for the whole family, the event will be from 4.00- 8.00pm on 10 June at the Mid Mountains Neighbourhood Centre, New Street Lawson. More information about this event and the nature of the procedure can be found on the Korowal e Noticeboard.
May you keep well and enjoy the blue skies.