Newtown Public School

Together we grow

Telephone02 9557 4862

Emailnewtown-p.school@det.nsw.edu.au

COVID-smart settings for 2022 continue to be developed and updated in close consultation with NSW Health. Information is available on the Department of Education's Advice for families page.

Key Dates By Week

Don't forget to order your Christmas Tree!

HAVE A FUN & SAFE SCHOOL HOLIDAYS!

TERM 4

Week 1: (10 October - 14 October)

Monday 10 October: ALL STUDENTS & STAFF REURN FOR TERM 4

Thursday 13 October, 6-7pm: Kindy 2023 Families Information Evening

Friday 14 October: Kindy Catch-Up in the Park (Open to families from 2:30pm)

Week 2: (17 October - 21 October)

Tuesday 18 October 6:15-7:30pm: P&C October Meeting

Friday 21 October: Year 1 Family Connections (Open to families from 2:30pm)

Week 3: (24 October - 28 October)

Tuesday 25 October - Friday 28 October: P&C Online  Second Hand Uniform Shop

Friday 28 October: World Teacher Day

Upcoming events

Tuesday

18

October

NPS P&C October Meeting

Date

18 October

Time

6:15-7:30 PM

Location
School Library or Zoom

NPS P&C October Meeting 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: secretary@newtownpandc.org DETAILS Time: 6:15pm – 7:30pm Date: Tuesday 18 October (Week 2, Term 4) Location: School Library or join us online via Zoom (details below) For: All parents, carers and community members are welcome! Agenda Items: TBA Join via Zoom Link: https://uni-sydney.zoom.us/j/84283730660?from=addon

Tuesday

25

October

Second Hand Uniform Shop - Week 3, Term 4

Date

25-28 October

Time

All day

Location
Online

NPS P&C Online Second Hand Uniform Shop (SHUS) Every week 3 and 7 each term. For sale are good quality Second Hand Newtown Public School Uniforms. Orders can be placed here and will take approximately one week to process after the closing date. Orders are distributed to the students via the office. No returns will be accepted for change of mind. Donations of PICKLES ONLY LABELLED UNIFORMS are also gratefully received. For more information please go to the SHUS webpage on this website. The SHUS is run by volunteers and all money raised goes to improving educational resources for our students. DETAILS Date: Tuesday 25 October (Week 3)

Tuesday

15

November

NPS P&C November Meeting and AGM

Date

15 November

Time

6:15-7:30 PM

Location
School Library or Zoom

NPS P&C November Meeting & Annual General Meeting 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: secretary@newtownpandc.org DETAILS Time: 6:15pm – 7:30pm Date: Tuesday 15 November (Week 6, Term 4) Location: School Library or join us online via Zoom (details below) For: All parents, carers and community members are welcome! Agenda Items: TBA Join via Zoom Link: https://uni-sydney.zoom.us/j/84283730660?from=addon

Friday

18

November

2022 SCHOOL TREES – CHRISTMAS TREE FUNDRAISER

Date

18 November

Time

All day

Location
Online

2022 SCHOOL TREES – CHRISTMAS TREE FUNDRAISER There is nothing more than Chirstmas-y than the smell of a beautiful live Christmas tree at home. This fundraiser was introduced to Newtown Public School in 2017 with great success and positive feedback. Simply order your Christmas Tree online and pick it up from NPS on Saturday 3 December. For every tree purchased, Newtown Public School receives $22! On average, our school raises over $1,000 per year on an item that most people would purchase every year. You can also order tree stands and Christmas puddings. The past five years have seen thick, beautiful trees with an average height of 180cm. Keep them well watered and they can last well into January. PLEASE NOTE: Last year all Christmas Trees SOLD OUT BEFORE THE CLOSING DATE! HOW CAN I GET MY TREE: Order your tree plus stands and puddings at: https://schooltrees.com.au/pages/newtown-public-school PRICE LIST Christmas Tree $92 Tree Stand $35 Christmas Pudding from $32 Christmas Cake from $32 WHEN DO I NEED TO ORDER IT BY: Orders close Friday 18 November – if not sold out prior. Even though the above link takes you to the NPS order page, PLEASE MAKE SURE you select Newtown Public School from the drop-down box WHERE DO I PICK UP MY TREE…AND WHEN: Collect your tree from Newtown Public School Top Playground on Saturday 3 December – time to be confirmed (First in, first selection of all the trees!)

Tuesday

22

November

Second Hand Uniform Shop - Week 7, Term 4

Date

22-25 November

Time

All day

Location
Online

NPS P&C Online Second Hand Uniform Shop (SHUS) Every week 3 and 7 each term. For sale are good quality Second Hand Newtown Public School Uniforms. Orders can be placed here and will take approximately one week to process after the closing date. Orders are distributed to the students via the office. No returns will be accepted for change of mind. Donations of PICKLES ONLY LABELLED UNIFORMS are also gratefully received. For more information please go to the SHUS webpage on this website. The SHUS is run by volunteers and all money raised goes to improving educational resources for our students. DETAILS Date: Tuesday 22 November (Week 7)