10 Sep 2018

PTA Newsletter – Friday 7 September

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Class Contacts

Thank you to those of you who have agreed to be class contacts. We are still looking for two class contacts for 2B, 3B, 3C, 3M, 4L, 4R, 5B, 5K, 5R, 6S and one class contact for the following classes;  1S, 2D, 3S, 6A, 6M.

It is really important to have class contacts for each class, so if you are able to help or would like more information then please

don’t forget that there will be a Class contacts Meeting at 8.30am on the 13th September in the Multipurpose Room for all people interested in becoming a class contact. Good coffee, a warm welcome, and breakfast treats will be served.



Bingo night is on the 14th of September, you must register on the google form sent out this week to secure your family a place.We have been receiving payments from families who have not completed the form, so please REGISTER. You can send $50 per family clearly marked with your child’s name, class, and ‘Bingo’. If you have any prizes to donate for the evening, we would greatly appreciate it, all prizes can be dropped at the PTA office.  


Sausage Sizzle

The Sausage Sizzle is coming up on Friday the 21st of  September. If you child would like a hotdog or veggie burger please complete https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1PLzH3OH2cotKTQ3_Qc-gnnR8NaMs4gpwqtAgwHUEbdk/edit

and then send in the payment as soon as possible, in a clearly labelled envelope. The deadline for registering is Monday 17th of September.

We need volunteers so please add your details to the google form if you can help.

Please note that there will be no hot lunches provided in school this day.If you do not wish for your child to take part, ensure you have sent them in with a packed lunch.



Notice is hereby given that the Clearwater Bay School Parent Teacher Association Limited Annual General Meeting (AGM) is called for Wednesday 19th September 2018 at 6:00pm in the school hall   All Parents and Teachers are invited to attend this open meeting of the PTA, where the Committee will give a brief account of activities over the last year, plans for this year and the parent representatives will be elected to the Executive Committee.  We need a quorum for the vote to be valid so please attend if you can.  Refreshments will be served.

Nominations must be made on the Nomination Form (see link below) which is also available from the PTA Office and should be lodged with the PTA administrators at the PTA Office by 2:30pm on Wednesday 12th September, 2018. Nomination forms should be lodged in person during PTA office hours, by mail or by email to be received by this time and date.   Acknowledgement of nominations will be sent from the PTA by email.

If more than one nomination is received for the positions of Chairman, Vice Chairman and Honorary Treasurer or if more than 13 nominations are received for the position of Parent Member, then a vote will be conducted at the meeting.  If this occurs, only PTA members are eligible to vote and only one vote is permitted per family for each position. Any position for which a nomination has not been received prior to the meeting, may also be filled from the floor at the AGM.


If you would like to join the committee, please click here to download the nomination form. (https://docs.google.com/document/d/1vGZ5VX39aFXWZiC5B31_m07pwIMSbqSCqDzRZnUFQ-s/edit?usp=sharing


The New Luncher

Have updated their “How to order” memo to make it easier for parents to order their lunches



Uniform Shop Opening Hours

The uniform shop will open on Mondays from 8am – 4pm.


2018 Fair – Think Green

Preparations for the 2018 CWBS Fair on 3rd November are underway and the theme this year is ‘Sustainability’. If you have any good ideas for local projects or businesses that could support our efforts to put on a fantastic fair that cares about its carbon footprint, please get in touch with the PTA.We welcome donations of books (especially children’s books,) good quality second hand clothes and toys for the White Elephant stall also.

Class tasks for the fair will be allocated at the Class Contacts’ Meeting on 13th September at 8.30am. If you have a great idea for a game or if you would like to choose a particular task for your class, please come to the meeting or liaise with your class contact.


PTA Events in September and October

12th September – Deadline for nominations for PTA Committee, to be submitted to PTA office no later than 2:30pm.

14th September, 6:30-7:45pm – Family Bingo, a fun evening for parents and students of CWBS (sorry, no siblings who are not CWBS students).  

19th September, 6:00-6:30pm – PTA Annual General Meeting, all parents welcome.

21st September, Lunch – Sausage sizzle

12th of October, Lunch –  Pie day. The registration form will be sent by email about two weeks before.

26th of October, 6:00 – 7:45pm – Year 5 and Year 6 Disco


Hard as Nayls Charity Race

Registrations for the 2018 Hard As Nayls races are now open. Races will take place on the weekend of 29th and 30th September. The first day involves a parent and child trail run over either 4km or 8km, which will then be followed by a BBQ and after race party with music and entertainment. The 16km and 50km races will take place on Sunday 30th September and full details on the races and registrations can be found: https://www.hardasnayls.org/




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