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VOLUNTARY CONTRIBUTION – TAX DEDUCTION

Thank you to everyone for your generous donations to our Voluntary Contribution request.  If you want to claim your donation as a tax deduction – tick the contribution to our Building Fund – we will issue you with a receipt.

Lost your Voluntary Contribution form? Contact pandc@coorpaross.eq.edu.au.

School Community Liaison Officer (SCLO) News

COORPAROO CONNECT THURSDAY 27 APRIL– CHANGE OF VENUE 

Join us next Thursday 27 April from 9am in McCahon Hall. Everyone is welcome to come along after drop off.  Coorparoo Connect is a great way to meet other parents and carers. Please see the information below about the Parent Information Session planned for the start of Coorparoo Connect.  Activities are available for pre-school age children. Please contact Leisa : sclo@coorpaross.eq.edu.au if you need further information. 

PARENT INFORMATION SESSION

9am Thursday 27 April in McMahon Hall. Please email Leisa if you plan to attend: sclo@coorpaross.eq.edu.au.

Iris Van Sloten, our Literacy Coach, will be sharing some useful information to help parents and carers support their children at home and further understand the literacy experiences which happen at school. This will be an informal presentation and questions are welcome.

MOTHER’S DAY STALL – WEDNESDAY 3 MAY

Our Mother’s Day Stall will back again with some great gifts. Students are invited to purchase a small gift for Mum or “special someone” on Wednesday 3 May. Please see the attached gift guide.

Gifts are still great value ranging from $1.00 to $6.00. This is not a school fundraiser; it’s an opportunity for children to buy a little present for Mum without her knowing.

Volunteers Needed – are you able to spare an hour or two to help at the Mother’s Day Stall? Assistance is required in the following time slots: Morning session (8:45 – 10:35am) or Middle session (10:45 – 12:45pm).

If you are able to help, please email Leisa Whybird- sclo@coorpaross.eq.edu.au.  . We would appreciate any spare plastic bags for the stall. Please drop off at the Uniform Shop.

WINTER UNIFORM ORDERS

Winter Uniform Orders ordered via flexischools will be delivered on Thursday 4 May to the class room or will be available to collect from the Uniform Shop if you opted to pick up.

SCHOOL DANCE FRIDAY 19 MAY

Mark the date in your diary! The first school dance for the year will be held in Term 2 on Friday 19 May.  The dance will be split into two sessions with Prep – Year 3 attending from 5.00pm – 6.30pm and Year 4 – 6 from 6.45pm – 8.30pm.  More details will be available next term.

Tuckshop News

Prep classes can now order tuckshop from Tramstop 26. Please register online at www.flexischools.com.au to order.

Gluten Free and Dairy Free options are available.
 

Over-the-counter treats are sold at First Break on Thursdays/Fridays.  We will also open at Second Break (eg on hot days) if we have enough volunteers and are up to date with cooking for the week ahead.  The following are available for sale over-the-counter:-

- Zooper Doopers   $0.50

- Ice Cream Cups (Vanilla/Choc) $1.00

- Mini Calippos   $1.20

- Home-made cookies  $0.50

We request that students please bring coins and not large denomination notes for over-the-counter treats.

 
 
The Coorparoo State School P&C aims to:
  • Provide a forum for positive discussion of educational issues, school policies, long-term planning and budgeting.
  • Welcome everyone’s views, opinions, input and suggestions and aim to make decisions on behalf of the school community, representing a wide cross-section of our families.
  • Reorganise fundraising events such as our biennial festival (fete), spell-a-thons, etc., which help the school to provide resources above and beyond those provided by Education Queensland.
  • Organise events and functions to bring our teaching staff in closer contact with our parent body, to encourage better communication and understanding of each other’s roles.
  • Represent all interest groups and specialty areas within the school. Groups and services sponsored by the P&C include the Swimming Club and Music Committee.

General Meetings of the P&C are held on the third Wednesday of each month at 7.00 pm, in the Library. We encourage you to attend these meetings, both to learn more about your school, and to have input to the decision-making process. The Annual General Meeting is held on the third Wednesday of March each year. The President’s Annual Report and the Annual Financial Report are presented at this meeting. Elections also take place for positions on the Executive Committee for the following year.

School Community Liaison Officer (SCLO)

The P&C fund the employment of a School Community Liaison Officer. It is the job of the SCLO to work towards bringing all sections of the community together in order to facilitate strong working relationships across the community and assist in the development of a rich and inclusive learning environment for our children.

These duties include promoting community building within the school, hosting social events, providing information to parents about the school and educational issues, fostering community networks, developing volunteer networks within the school and keeping lines of communication open between teaching staff, administration, students and parents. The SCLO also manages the Parent Classroom Representative Program.

Please feel free to contact the P&C via email pandc@coorpaross.eq.edu.au