Melrose News

School Photos

Thursday, June 27, 2013 7:38 PM
School photos will take place on Wednesday 28th August. Envelopes will be sent home next Thursday. Photo pack prices  range from $18 to $36. Please put the correct money in your child’s envelope and send it to school on the day of the photo shoot. 
Family photo: Parents wishing to have their children photographed together (with siblings who attend Melrose), will need to collect a Family envelope from the school office as these will not be sent home with the individual. 

Vacation Care Program Term 2 Break

Thursday, June 13, 2013 1:57 PM

If you would like to book for the coming holiday break please phone Wendy at the  school office on 6059 1955. New families will need to call at the school office to fill in an enrolment form.  All payment for the Vacation care program must be made prior to attending and can be made with Wendy by cash, cheque or eftpos. We have lots of fun activities and 2 movie excursions planned during the break. So book fast to ensure your child a place!!

Term 2 Holiday Care Program

School Uniform

Thursday, June 13, 2013 1:54 PM
Correct Winter Uniform

Plain navy blue tracksuit pants or navy Bellbottom pants
Plain navy blue skivvy
Melrose polo shirt
Melrose jumper or bomber jacket
Plain navy blue beanie
Plain runners or closed in shoes


Incorrect Winter Uniform
Jeans Black or coloured leggings
Coloured skivvies or T - Shirts
Coloured jumpers
Leggings under school dress
Mohawk haircuts or brightly dyed hair styles
Any jewellery other than small studs, sleepers, watch or signet ring

Student School Banking

Monday, June 03, 2013 1:47 PM
Remember that student school banking day is every Friday! Melrose has the facility for students to do school banking through either the Hume Building Society or the Commonwealth Bank. It is a great way for students to learn about savings! Should you wish for your child to participate, we have the banking application forms available at the school front office.

Senior School Winter Sports

Monday, June 03, 2013 1:46 PM
Students in Areas 1,2,3 & 7 will participate in the Winter Sports program starting this Friday - 31st May, and also 7th & 14th June & 19th & 26th July at various sporting venues, with the Carnival Day on Friday 2nd August. Permission slips and payment of $17.50 all other sports (Hockey only $2.50) should now have been returned to the school office.

Nillahcootie Camp - Installments

Monday, June 03, 2013 1:43 PM

We have had a very positive response to our expression of interest for the year 3/4 Nillahcootie camp. Based on the number of responses, rising price of bus transportation and venue charges, the cost of the camp will be $185 per student. You will be able to pay for the camp in installments, beginning with the initial deposit of $20 which was received prior to Friday 10th May. Please note that this $20 is not refundable as bookings for the venue and bus have been made based on your expressions of interest. If you prefer to pay in full, please do so to Wendy at the office.

Installments are set out as follows:

Initial deposit of $20 to be paid by 10th May.
  • 1st installment of $45 to be paid by 21st June
  • 2nd installment of $40 to be paid by 19th July 
  • 3rd installment of $40 to be paid by 9th August 
  • Final installment of $40 to be paid by 23rd August
If you have any queries, please see your child’s classroom teacher.

Hot Dog Day - Tuesday 4th June

Monday, May 13, 2013 1:47 PM
Order forms have been sent home with each child. If you would like to place an order, please return the order form with money enclosed in an envelope and child’s name / area written on it No later than this Friday 31st May

Library Museum and Art Gallery

Friday, April 26, 2013 6:19 PM
Library Museum and Art Gallery – Tues 21st May. Middle school students in Areas 4/5/6 & 8 will attend the ICONS exhibition at the Art Gallery and the Supercroc exhibition at the Library Museum as part of their Rich Task studies. Students must be in school uniform, bring lunch and snacks (no lunch orders).  Permission notes will be sent home next week. Please return this note and $4 to your child’s classroom teacher by Thursday 16th May.

Division Cross Country

Friday, April 26, 2013 6:18 PM
This event will take place on Friday 17th of May at Willow Park Wodonga. Selected students will represent Melrose against other district schools. It is the responsibility of Parents to transport their child to and from the venue

Astronomical Society Workshop - Year 5/6

Friday, April 26, 2013 6:14 PM
Astronomical Society Workshop—Yrs 5/6 Tuesday 30th April / 1st May. Students in the senior school– Areas 1,2,3 & 7 are participating in a workshop run by the Albury Wodonga Astronomical Society.  The Students will walk to the Performing Art Centre at the Felltimber campus on Tuesday 30th April or Wednesday 1st May (depending on which group they are in).  Please return the permission note along with $2.00 to your child’s classroom teacher by  Monday 29th April.