In September, 19 Parktone students and 5 staff members travelled to Japan as part of our inaugural visit to our sister school Saikyo Gakuen in Matsumoto.
Our Capital Works are nearing completion with work continuing to progress on the outside stairs and internal toilets. It is exciting for our students to watch and we can't wait for completion later in 2018. You can view the plans in our past newsletter.
I am excited to be part of the Parktone Primary School community. I look forward to meeting students, staff and parents and getting to know each individually.
The Community Business Directory is an opportunity for parents, students, staff and their partners in the Parktone community to promote their businesses and services. Rather than doing a google search, you can check the directory. Please click here to access the directory.
On Wednesday 23rd May, Parktone hosted its first Leadership Morning for 2018. Our community and guests from five Victorian schools enjoyed a performance from our Glee Club and Aerobics Team as well as speeches from Mr. Peterson, Miss Lowe and our wonderful students.
Welcome Saikyo Gakuen - On Tuesday 24th April, we were delighted to host the Principal, staff and 41 students from Saikyo Gakuen. They enjoyed tours of our school led by our students, took part in classroom experiences and joined in all the fun of Japanese Day.
There were amazing levels of fun, excitement and spectacle when the Melbourne United basketball team, along with a couple of Harlem Globetrotters, came to Parktone. There were clinics, ice-creams, showbags and t-shirts for everyone!
Parktone Primary a Principal’s Perspective: A place for Parktone’s Principals to share their passions, thoughts and insights as educational leaders of the school community; making leadership visible.
Parktone Primary School is proud be a Leader in Me Lighthouse status! We are the first government school in Australia to receive this honour. Over 2000 schools in the world are part of the Leader In Me process and only 151 have Lighthouse status.
Parktone Primary School is holding a Waste-Free Lunch Challenge.Each Wednesday, we ask that your child’s lunch contain as few items as possible that must be thrown away. Ideally, your child’s lunch will only contain items that will be eaten, composted or recycled. For more information click here!
Please be reminded that there are two designated drop off only zones on McSwain Street. Due to increased student numbers it is essential that parents do not park in these zones or park illegally in surrounding streets or the staff car park.
With the support of FranklinCovey Parktone Primary is focused on how we as educators can create leaders, one child at a time. The Leader in Me initiative based on Stephen Covey’s 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, is being embedded across all subject areas, and now demonstrated and taught daily.