Cybersafety Visits

On Wednesday, 15th November 2017 the middle unit were visited by Leading Senior Constable Jaclyn Warchow. She came to talk to us about cyber safety and the correct ways to behave online. She gave us some information and strategies about what to do if we are being cyber bullied, what we can do to help others, and about kids helpline. We were very lucky to have her come and visit us. Here are some things we took away from the presentation: Archie: I enjoyed the safety videos because they were important. Sarah: I found it interesting learning about how people
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Grade 3/4 Camp to Melbourne

The Year 3/4 students travelled to Melbourne to participated in Urban camp last week (8th – 10th November). The students had a fantastic time and were lucky enough to score some beautiful weather. We were very impressed with the students behaviour during camp. We’d like to extend a huge thank you to our parent helpers, Shannon Beatson and Ben Neville. They did a fantastic job! Below are some recounts the students wrote about their time on camp, enjoy!   8th November Ugg! Is this trip to Melbourne ever going to end? Right, I’m excited for most things, wrong, I’m entertained.
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Competition Winner! Zoe R!!

In Writer’s Club during Term 3, some of our writers entered a Colour Your Classroom competition. They were required to write about an invention that would make life easier for people. Zoe Ryder entered her idea and has become 1 of the 20 winners in the Australian competition. A representative from the business will come to the school later this term (date not yet confirmed) to present Zoe with a prize pack for herself, a certificate and a prize pack for the school. Zoe wrote about inventing a headband that can console people and help with depression and stress. The
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Term 4 updates from the Art Room!

Junior Art The term is moving quickly and already we are up to Week 5! All Junior grades have been working hard on their weaving skills and have successfully progressed to sewing. In the following weeks, students will create a Visual Artwork designed by themselves. In Foundation O’Brien and Foundation One Dunstan there will be evidence of sewing with running stitch to create an object or their personal initials. Students have began the task by following the lines with ribbon and some students have chosen to attach beads as their embellishment. These our looking amazing and I am constantly surprised
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Responsible Pet Ownership

Responsible Pet Ownership Foundation – Grade 2 On Tuesday 31st October 2017 the Junior School took part in a Responsible Pet Ownership presentation. This presentation was all about how to live safely with dogs. Robbie the puppy came along to BPS with Glenys and taught us all about how to make good choices around dogs. Students learned that dogs need a collar with a name tag, a fence to keep the dog safe in the yard, food and water, toys to play with, and a grown up to look after them. When we play with our dogs we need to
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Digital Maker Week

On Tuesday some Grade 6 students set off to the old gaol in Beechworth to participate in ACRE’s Digital Maker Week. The session was run by a very knowledgeable man called Tim Gentle and his company Think Digital. The students were very fortunate enough to get hands on to do the following: take a 360 degree photo using the app “Google Streetview”. take a 360 degree video using YouTube 360. experience an underwater virtual reality where you could walk around and touch urchins and jellyfish. For the more brave, finding an angler fish in the dark! use a smart phone to
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