Weekly Community Update
24 Nov 2020
WEEK 7, TERM 4 Our Festival of Creativity continues this week. Ask your child to take you around the school gallery and look out for me...
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The Festival of Creativity is Newtown Public School’s annual celebration of creativity. This is an opportunity to enjoy all aspects of our students’ imagination, innovation and talent from art through to music and everything between and either side. Together we grow! DETAILS For more information, please read the attached program and look out for emails from your child/ren's teacher. You can also see what going on through our social media platforms.
2020 – TEACHER & NPS STAFF GIFT DONATIONS 2020 has been a year like no other. As a School Community we are beyond grateful for the work of our amazing NPS school staff who have managed the task of educating our kids in a global pandemic with resilience, determination and courage! As this year rushes to a close, it’s time for our annual collection to say ‘thank you’ to all of Newtown Public School’s teachers and staff. The collection aims to ease the mad rush at the end of the school year. We know this year has been challenging for many in our NPS community. Please give only what you feel comfortable as collectively it becomes a generous gesture of appreciation. All amounts donated are pooled between all the staff. Each staff member, including office and support staff, will receive a gift voucher of their choice. We also aim to make a generous contribution to be used for staff resources or towards the staff’s end of year celebration. Online donations are open until Wednesday 9th December. You can donate right up until midnight, but after then, the collection will be closed. To make a donation online – use the following link: https://newtown-public-school-pandc.square.site/product/end_of_year_donations/58 If you wish to make a donation in cash to the front office – please use the note to be sent home with your children. Spare copies will also be available at the office. Cash donations will close on Friday 4th December. · ALL AMOUNTS DONATED ARE KEPT STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL · All gift cards will have a list of contributing students' names with a note of thanks and well wishes. · An email will be sent to you confirming that your contribution has been received. If you have any questions – call Tamsin on 0457040274 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
NPS P&C MONTHLY MEETING – DECEMBER 2020 Your P&C is the voice of our parents and carers. Come along to the next meeting, hear reports from the Principal, P&C Executive and Newtown Kids Cottage - join the conversation! MEMBERSHIP: Make your voice count by being a voting member of our P&C. Contact our Secretary at: email@example.com DETAILS Time: 6:15pm – 7:30pm Date: Tuesday 15th December (Week 10) Location: Via Zoom Zoom link and password to be updated on this page closer to the date. For: All parents, carers and community members are welcome!
2020 TEA TOWEL FUNDRAISER The limited-edition tea towel design is composed of self-portraits drawn by all Newtown Public School students and staff. The drawings and names are arranged into a commemorative design and screen printed onto premium quality white cotton tea towels (50x70cm). The tea towel fundraiser is a popular annual tradition. They make a lasting memento to remember classmates, are a meaningful gift for parents, relatives and special friends, are easy to post and make a fabulous reminder of your child’s early years. They’re also great for drying the dishes and the children are thrilled to see their own artwork in print! With a limited print run of 500, order now for delivery via your child’s classroom in December. ORDER ONLINE NOW! www.trybooking.com/BMFJN 1 Tea Towel $16.00 2 Tea Towels $15.00 each 3+ Tea Towels $13.00 each **NO CASH PAYMENTS TO NEWTOWN PUBLIC SCHOOL OFFICE ** If you are not able to pay online by credit card, please contact Megan Werner on 0419 286 906
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