Melrose News

Art's Festival 2013

Tuesday, August 27, 2013 9:53 AM
This year the Arts Festival will again be held at Galvin Hall, Wodonga Senior Secondary College during the week of Monday 2nd September to Friday 6th September 2013. Entry fee is $3.00 for adults and upon payment, you will receive a concert program. This program entitles entry into any and all of the concerts for the week. Adults pay only once, and children are free. Please come along to support all the children.
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STUDENT PERMISSION SLIPS have been sent home with each child performing at the Arts Festival. Please return this slip with the $3.00 bus money to your child’s classroom teacher by Thursday 29th August at the latest. Children will be performing on stage and must wear costumes as per their class teacher’s instructions.

A01/A02 Mon 2/9 1.00pm—2.30pm
A06/A05 Tues 3/9 9.10am—11.00am
A15/A16 Wed 4/9 1.00—2.30pm
A03/A07 Thurs 5/9 9.10—11.00am
A11/A12 Thurs 5/9 11.00am—1.00pm
A04/A08 Fri 6/9 9.10am—11.00am

Father's Day Stall

Tuesday, August 27, 2013 9:50 AM

Thursday 29th of August. 
Gifts ranging from 50c to $10. 

School DIsco

Tuesday, August 27, 2013 9:49 AM
It’s that time of year again! The school disco will take place on Friday 6th September. Entry is $3 per student. There will be great music provided by Mark Lee (Imogen’s Dad) who did a fabulous job last year and had everyone dancing! Snack food and drinks will also be available.

The times will be as follows –
Junior (prep, 1 & 2) 4:30 – 5:30pm

Senior (years 3-6) 6:00 – 7:30pm

For further information, please see Rachel Saunders in Area 16.

Blue Dress Day - Friday 6th September

Friday, July 26, 2013 6:09 AM
Help celebrate National Asthma Week. Come to school wearing ‘BLUE’ on Friday 6th September . Bring along a gold coin donation to help support the Asthma Foundation Victoria.

Melrose Primary School Athletics Carnival

Friday, July 26, 2013 6:08 AM
In week five (Thursday 15th of August) of this term, the whole school athletics carnival will be run at the Wodonga Athletics Track. Students in the Middle and Senior schools are busy training for the many events held on the day. More information and a permission forms will go out to students next week.

Winter School Sports Carnival Day

Friday, July 26, 2013 6:08 AM
Next Friday 2nd August is our Senior School Winter Carnival Gala Day. Students will be out of the school for the entire day. Students are expected to arrive to school as normal and will travel by bus to their destination, departing around 9:15am. We will return to school around 3:00pm. Parents are more than welcome to attend on the day to cheer and support. Those students who have already paid for winter sport have covered the cost of this day. It is now just fingers crossed for a sunny day! 

Melbourne Prep Excursion

Friday, July 26, 2013 6:06 AM
As part of their “Ahoy There’ theme, the preps will be doing a day trip to Melbourne on Thursday 22nd August, to visit the Aquarium and the Polly Woodside Pirate Ship. Permission notes have been sent home with students and are due back to school with the cost of $40 (which can be paid in one payment, or paid off over 4 weeks) before Friday 16th August. On the day, children will need to be at school by 6.45am to leave at 7.00am and will return at approximately 7.00pm that same evening. Children must be in full school uniform and bring their lunch, snack, water bottle and rain coat on the day.

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