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Week 5 saw the students gathering in the meadow, the sandpit, and classes coming outdoors whenever possible. What a pleasant week we had as the warmth crept in and blossom burst through in our beautiful gardens.
Already, Week 4 has passed. Our HSC students are closer to submitting their final Visual Arts body of works and the Drama Examiners will attend for the practical examination on Thursday 25th August. We were entertained by the student monologues and group performance last week and they are in good shape for fine tuning over these next two weeks. We send our support and belief in them as they step up to the final challenge.
The excursions and camp of Week 3 have brought new experiences to many students across the primary and high school. There were physical challenges with soccer and camp, and emotional confrontations with the Jewish Holocaust Museum. We thank the students for stepping up to these challenges and their teachers for supporting them. It is imperative that we enable the students to move out of the familiar and experience themselves in the unfamiliar, to development the skills to cope with change and challenge.
Welcome back to Term 3. We hope that you have had a relaxing time together over this Winter break.
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.
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