Melrose News


Thursday, July 17, 2014 2:24 PM
Thursday 14th August 
Envelopes will be sent home next week with each child. Please put the correct money in your child’s envelope and send it to school  on the day as change is not always  available at the school office. 
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  photo envelopes.

School Disco

Thursday, July 17, 2014 2:22 PM
JUNIOR DISCO 4:30-5:30pm
SENIOR DISCO 6-7:30pm  

The junior disco will be structured around action songs eg. hokey pokey, chicken dance, nut bush etc. The senior disco will be the traditional variety of top 40 songs (particular songs will be screened for appropriateness though!)  

Melrose Munchies will run again making snacks, drinks and glow sticks available for purchase (prices will be included in next weeks newsletter)  

Any parents who are available to work in the canteen (even if it’s for a half hour shift) please see me in Area 16.  

Thanking in advance the parents and teachers who volunteer their time to assist on the night – your support is greatly appreciated!

Aldi Community BBQ - This Saturday

Thursday, July 17, 2014 2:21 PM
We will be running a community BBQ at Aldi Wodonga THIS Saturday 19th July 9am-3pm. Any parent helpers would be greatly appreciated!!! If you are available anytime between 8:30am (set up) and 3:30pm (pack up) could you please ring the school on 6059 1955 and leave a message with Wendy.

2015 Enrolments

Thursday, June 12, 2014 3:07 PM
Please contact the office if you wish to have a tour of our school or if you would like a copy of our enrolment information 60591955. Current families with siblings beginning in 2015, may collect an enrolment form from the school front office to fill in and return as soon as possible.

Machine Mania

Thursday, June 12, 2014 3:06 PM
On Thursday 26th June, Melrose students will receive a demonstration of the machines created by Catholic College students. Students will be walking to the College with their classroom teacher and must be in full school uniform, leaving Melrose at 11.30am and returning at 1.15pm. There is no cost involved with this excursion, however permission slips must be returned no later than Thursday 19th June

Mortimer Sheild Gala Day

Thursday, May 22, 2014 2:31 PM
On Monday 2nd June, the girls school rugby teams will play against other schools in a league tag gala day run by the NRL. Students will leave Melrose at 9.05am to Survass Park / Jelbart Park and return to school at approx. 3.00pm. Students will require school sports jumper, shorts, boots/ runners, lunch and drink. Permission slips are going home today and need to be returned by Thursday 29th May.

Senior School Winter Sports

Thursday, May 22, 2014 2:30 PM
Students in Areas 1,2,3 & 7 will participate in the Senior School Winter Sports which begins Friday 30th May and continue on Fridays 6th & 13th June and 18th & 25th July. On these dates students will depart Melrose at 1.10pm and return at 3.00pm. Venues for events: Soccer/Netball-Kelly Park, Hockey-Hockey Centre Siva Dve, Tee-ball-St Monicas PS Brockley St, Football-Wodonga Racecourse. Students will be required to be in full school uniform with appropriate footwear and bring a drink bottle. Permission slips will go home with students today and need to be returned with appropriate money to your classroom teacher before Thursday 29th May.      

Year 3/4 Questacon Virutal Conference

Thursday, May 22, 2014 2:29 PM
On Wednesday 4th June, Year 3 & 4 students have the opportunity to participate in a virtual conference in A17 with Questacon in Canberra. The lesson is focused on innovation and students will learn new skills to solve problems. Please return  the permission slip along with $2.00 by Monday 2nd June. The session may be recorded for learning purposes. If you do no wish for your child to be recorded, please write “I DO NOT WISH MY CHILD TO BE RECORDED DURING THIS SESSION” above your signature on this permission slip. Children can still participate in the activity but will be out of the view of the camera.

Year 5/6 Melbourne Excursion

Thursday, May 22, 2014 2:28 PM
On Thursday 19th June, students will be visiting Kinglake National Park, Science Works and the Melbourne Museum, leaving Melrose at 7.00am sharp and returning at approximately 9.00pm. Students are expected to be in full school uniform and to bring a packed lunch, snack and drink bottle. Please return permission slips with the payment of $55 to your child’s classroom teacher by Tuesday 10th June.

Year 6 Transistion

Thursday, May 15, 2014 7:03 PM
Year 6 students have been given information regarding Secondary School enrolment for 2015. These Year 6 to Year 7 Transition forms need to be returned to your child's teacher as soon as possible. These forms are an application for Year 7 placement. These are forwarded from us to the relevant Secondary School who will then send an enrolment package to the student. Thank you to those students who have already returned their application. If you have any queries relating to Transition please contact  your child's teacher.