MOUNTAINS AND PLAINS DISTRICT CHAMPIONSHIPS
Over the weekend, The Kinross Wolaroi Swim Team competed at the Mountains and Plains district Championships and placed 4th overall on the point score.
Team members Matt Lowther, Kyla Brown, Tom Cornelius- Feltus, Bianca Fuller, all crowned age champions for the meet, while Hugh Gillham and Emily Clunas were crowned Open champions...
CONTEXTUAL, EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING
The Regional Engagement Enterprise (TREE) is a Kinross Wolaroi School initiative aimed to provide contextual, cross curricular, community-based learning experiences for all students from Pre-Kinder to Year 12. We value the importance of providing real life opportunities for our students to consolidate their understanding of concepts learnt in the classroom through hands on, practical experiences. In so doing our goal is to ‘Future Proof” our students by teaching transferable skills they will put into practice outside of School...
STUDENT WELLBEING AND RESILIENCE
Attention to student wellbeing is a central focus at Kinross Wolaroi, reflecting the Christian faith and values that underpin all aspects of our School culture. Student wellbeing programs concentrate on strengthening physical and mental health as well as the development of skills used to promote lifelong personal growth. In recent weeks wellbeing, social skills and restorative action have become an area of focus across the Junior School...
NSW STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS
Last week, the Kinross Wolaroi swim team competed at the NSW State Championships with 15 athletes attending the event over 5 days.
The team did extremely well under the guidance of our swim coach, Kim Taylor who has dedicated his time training the team in preparation for 2022 swim events...
Term 2 saw the start of Wiradjuri language, the local Aboriginal language, being taught in Kindergarten, Year 1 and Year 2 classes. All the students showed a strong interest in learning about language and culture with a lot of great questions being asked. Language cannot be taught without Aboriginal Culture also being mentioned so the students were able to learn about not just Language, but also some cultural things as well...
JUNIOR SCHOOL P&F READING FUNDRAISER
The P&F are currently running the Junior School Reading Fundraiser from 18th May - 5th August 2022. All students from Pre-Kinder to Year 6 are encouraged to participate.
Prizes: Pizza lunch for class that raises the most money.
Collins Book vouchers for children that read the most books.
(1st - $50, 2nd - $30, 3rd - $20)
The money raised from this will go towards the Performance Theatre. Money will be collected on Friday 12th August.