We have had a wonderfully positive start to the School year. It has been a very smooth transition to the new School and I have been delighted with the positive feedback from students and staff. As always, our students have been incredibly welcoming towards all new members of our community and have gone out of their way to make newcomers welcome.
This past weekend was a momentous one for the City of Perth, as more than 1.4 million people came into the City to see The Giants. The event drew people from all walks of life together in an outstanding spirit of community pride. This led me to reflect on what it is that draws communities together. All too often this happens through tragedy or loss; however, events such as the festival this past weekend where people are able to celebrate and share positive emotions –excitement, wonder, or pride - has the same effect. I look forward to us developing the sense of community at St George’s in the same way this year, through shared excitement and pride as we work together to create a school that is innovative, dynamic and a model of excellence in all aspects.
The students are looking very smart in their new uniforms and the staff have been very pleased with the uniform standards thus far. I do apologise to those parents who are waiting for some items of uniform. Unfortunately, some of our suppliers did not deliver on their promises and we are still waiting on certain items. We hope to receive these very soon. The summer dress and School hat have been particularly problematic, with items delivered that were different to what was ordered. We are working with the suppliers to finalise these as soon as possible.
PARENT TEACHER INTERVIEWS
Parent Teacher interviews will be held on Tuesday 3 March from 1.30pm – 6.30pm. We encourage all parents to attend these interviews if possible, as it is a good opportunity to initiate contact with your child’s teachers. This year, parents can book their appointments online by following the instructions below.
- Browse to http://www.schoolinterviews.com.au and enter the code below:
- Enter your details in the text boxes provided
- Email is for the confirmation of your booking
- Select the subject first and then the associated teacher that you would like to see
- Select the time slots that you prefer
- Click ‘Go’ to confirm your bookings.
All parents and carers are invited to attend that Annual General Meeting of the P&F on Monday 23 February at 6.30pm in the Staff Lounge. We welcome participation from as many members of our community as possible. The P&F is a wonderful opportunity to meet other parents and become involved in the St George’s community.