Rainbow Beach State School thanks our volunteers

Volunteers were presented with an award at the last assembly of the year

Volunteers were presented with an award at the last assembly of the year

by Principal Michael Grogan

This has been a fantastic year at Rainbow Beach State School. We finished off the year with a huge thank you to all our volunteers at a morning tea. Prep/1 students personally thanked each volunteer for their assistance.

Our staffing for 2016 will be as follows:

  • Lynne Chamberlain will be teaching the Prep/1 class.
  • Therese Young and Janine Lawler will be teaching the 1/2 class.
  • Peter Mileson will be teaching the 3/4 class.
  • Tina McColl and myself will be teaching the 5/6 class.
  • Suzanne Hodgeson will be taking on the Students with Disabilities and Learning Support Roles.

Specialist roles will be filled by:

  • PE – Yasmin Sauer
  • Music – Eryn Truin
  • LOTE – Michael O’Neill (Gympie SHS)

We are very lucky to have a permanent music teacher replacing Mrs. Mason next year. Erin will be joining us from Berserker Street State School in Rockhampton, and will be based here at Rainbow Beach State School.

Congratulations to Chappy, Ronnie Timperon – her position has been extended for three years!

In 2016, we want to continue to invest in the people of our school. Our focus will to ensure that everything we do is the best thing for the kids of Rainbow Beach State School.

As part of this, our school will continue to implement the School Wide Positive Behaviour Support Framework.

We will also focus on the teaching of reading, and enhancing the opportunities our teachers have to work with each other, for planning and to discuss their teaching.

School Leaders 2016 announced

Our School captains will be Charlie and Annie, Vice Captains will be Archie and Ruby. Sports Captains for Cooloola are Jarrod and Zaraya and for Fraser, Oscar and Emma.  Well done to all –  I am positive we will have eight excellent leaders at our school in 2016.

To all students, we’ll see you back in the classroom on Wednesday January 27, 2016.

Cooloola wins Swimming Carnival

Fraser started with a fearsome lead from the younger age groups, and they did have the best score per person, but Cooloola won through!

On a scorching hot day, kids put in the effort – it was terrific to see the numbers enter the medley and open events. Thanks to Ms Sauer, and all the staff, plus Bj and team for the week of lessons.

Age Champions were:

5 years Lylah and James

6 years Ruby and Oakley

7 years Zoe and Connor

8 years Saachi, Mason and Guy

9 years Jasmin and Nathan

10 years Annie and Archie

11 years Charlie and Ruby

12 years Madison and Alex

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