Welcome back everyone to what will be a very busy and exciting term. I trust everyone had an enjoyable break! As we approach the cooler months, we look forward to seeing all children warm and rugged up for the no doubt imminent weather fast approaching.
ANZAC Day this year falls on Wednesday the 25th of April. Being a public holiday I hope everyone has the opportunity to reflect on those who served in all wars. It is very interesting to read the honour boards as you enter Daylesford, Drummond & Yandoit Primary Schools. There are many surnames mentioned that still generationally attend each school. In our case, we are hosting the school ANZAC ceremony under the Daylesford Primary School flagpole on Monday the 23rd at 10.45am. You are all most welcome to attend. Similarly, we are being represented at the formal ANZAC ceremony beginning at 10.15am (approx.) on Wednesday 25th at the Town Hall where we march down to the Daylesford cenotaph. The commemoration ceremony commences at approximately 10.30am. Of course, you are most welcome to attend this important event. I hope that we will see many parents and students in attendance.
Senior School Athletics Tuesday 24th April
These sports will be hosted this year at Llanberris in Ballarat. Buses leave Daylesford Primary School at 9am for a 10am start. Buses will leave Llanberris at approximately 2pm to return to school. All permission forms should have already been handed in for children to attend this event. Anyone who has not sent in the permission form please do so Monday morning. We await the opportunity to witness our year 3-6 children enjoying and participating in these annual athletic sports. Please note there is no assembly this coming Tuesday due to these athletic sports.
Junior Cross Country
Preparation is underway for the junior cross-country event to be hosted at the school on Thursday the 26th April. Permission forms and information have been sent home and of course, we encourage parents and grandparents to come along and witness the Foundation to year two children running/walking in this 1km event.
Please note that the annual Australia wide NAPLAN testing program commences on Tuesday 15th of May and concludes on Thursday the 17th of May. Further information will follow in subsequent newsletters.
Enjoy your weekend and your ANZAC day public holiday.