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National Apology Day

Thursday, February 18, 2016 8:15 PM
The 13th day of February is National Apology Day which marks the anniversary of the apology speech made by Kevin Rudd MP to the Indigenous peoples of Australia for the past mistreatment by successive Parliaments and Governments. 
The Apology anniversary theme for 2016 is Heal our Past, Build our Future, Celebrating our Heroes. It highlights the importance of recognising and sharing the experiences of our Stolen Generations members and those in our communities who make a difference. Our Stolen Generations heroes and their experiences are unique to each region around Australia.  
WE WILL HOLD A COMMEMORATIVE CEREMONY AT 3.00PM IN THE MPR THIS FRIDAY 19TH FEB
Melrose Primary School would like to acknowledge the support and sponsorship for this event provided by: The Healing Foundation  Wodonga Aboriginal Network  Gateway Health Wodonga

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Student Accident Insurance

Thursday, February 18, 2016 7:17 PM
Schools are reminded that the Department does not provide personal accident insurance or ambulance cover for students. Parents and guardians of students, who do not have student accident insurance/ambulance cover, are responsible for paying the cost of medical treatment for injured students, including the cost of ambulance attendance/transport and any other transport costs. Private property brought to school by students, staff or visitors is not insured and the Department does not accept any responsibility for any loss or damage
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Icy Pole Day

Thursday, February 04, 2016 7:33 PM
Icy poles will be available for 50c each at the canteen 2nd break Tuesdays for Term 1.  Money raised will go towards subsidising student participation in the State School Spectacular. 
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