This NOTICeBOARD is the place to find communications from the school to the Korowal community.
The most recent post appears at the top of the list.
To open the post, click "Read more".
You can find information by using any of the three methods listed in the right hand column of this page.
You can print information if it is in PDF format. Press "click here to donwload..."
We encourage you to open all posts in the Korowal News category so that you know what is going on across the school and so that you don't miss important notices.
The Connections category contains information about community events and businesses connected to the Korowal community. Feel free to open these if they interest you.
If you have difficulty operating this page, or feedback about how it could be improved, contact Peter Muirhead, NOTICeBOARD editor, at email@example.com
If you are familiar with RSS, you can subscribe to the NoticEboard with RSS, so that you can receive posts automatically in your RSS client.
As the school day was drawing to a close on Friday, reports of snow falling in the upper Mountains were coming through. Thankfully all returned home safely to enjoy the soft crunch underfoot. The children travelling home to Leura and Katoomba were very excited on our last day of Term 2.
As we waved Week 8 goodbye we escaped the forecast storm on Friday afternoon. With only one week left before the holidays, we appear to be very busy. What a colourful week we had!
With two further weeks until the end of Term 2, this long weekend is a welcomed resting period. What a pleasant change to routine it was to sit and share a cuppa under the tree on Friday morning. We will continue to hold this for the two remaining Fridays of this term so if you are dropping your children off at school and have a spare 15 minutes, please stop by. The spaces for connecting are sometimes hard to place within our busy schedules.
The last time I wrote to you I was embarking on 5 weeks leave in Europe, and how quickly it flew. My time away provided opportunity for relaxation, cultural enrichment, fun, and objectivity on life and also on Korowal.
We are now over half way through the term and it has been as busy a week as ever.
I am sitting here on Saturday morning looking out of my window at the smoke-enhanced view of the beautiful Japanese maple tree, which was so lovingly mulched yesterday. Mark (Thomas) was telling me that this tree is an offspring of the original tree that was planted in 1908, which makes taking care of it especially satisfying. The primary school children, with a few high school students, and a fabulous crew of parents, also mulched the prunus tree in front of the Primary School entrance. A joyful and productive time was had by all.
We have had many absences this week amongst students and staff. Here's hoping that everyone has had a restful weekend and will soon be enjoying a full return to good health. This weekend's sunshine has hopefully helped.
Perhaps the most significant "happening" that has taken place this week is in regards to the construction of the pathway from the end of the driveway near the PS classrooms over to the meadow. The concreting has been completed, there is sand in the sandpit and the turf has been laid. We need to let the turf settle and are hoping that in 2 weeks' time we will have the area open and ready for use. A huge thank you to Diego Villar, John Shaw and the multitude of workers who have helped in the construction of such a wonderful "landscape renovation". Not only have they produced a high quality finish but they have also been very mindful of the presence of children and have been exemplary in their safety awareness.
Well I don't know where the last 5 days have disappeared to in such a hurry! Let's see....
Well here we are with the first week of Term 2 already over. Welcome back everyone!
Barb is now in Europe, at the beginning of her well-deserved Long Service Leave. She was here throughout the holidays making sure that everything was in order before her departure. We now hope that she has a marvellous time.
Our last week of Term 1 has ended and the children are tired. It has been an unusually long term, so we hope that they all get time to rest and restore. Within a day, the School has transformed from a hive of activity with children and young adults to become a creative hub for crafts people from around Australia. ContextART conducts workshops at Korowal over this next week and have over 200 people participating in sessions.
Lists posts by month of publication.
The number in brackets shows the number of posts in that category.
You can click on one of the topics listed here. The size of the word indicates how many posts there are in that topic.
Korowal School Ltd
54 Hall Pde, Hazelbrook (PO Box 561) Hazelbrook NSW 2779 Australia
Telephone: 02 4758 7466
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.korowal.nsw.edu.au
CRICOS provider code: 00754B