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November 17
CONGRATULATIONS

Congratulations to former MSS School Captain in 2012, Harry B who, along with being the 2017 School Captain at Ipswich Grammar School was also the Master of Ceremonies at their awards night on Tuesday evening. Absolutely outstanding speaker and young man.

November 17
REMINDER - LEARNER PROTOCOLS SURVEY

The Learner Protocol Survey (click here) is available for you to participate and provide us with your feedback. It is the collective feedback that you provide to the school that will enable us to shape the children of MSS into the types of learners that you believe is critical to their future.

November 17
BUSY FINAL 3 WEEKS OF THE SCHOOL YEAR

As we count down the final 3 weeks of Term 4, there are many presentations, concerts and programs that are and will be undertaken by our school. The final weeks of the school year are always an exciting time for celebrating a year of hard work and learning. We look forward to sharing these events with our school community. I ask that you place date claims for the following events in your calendar, if they relate to you and your family:

  • Friday, 17 November: Prep 2018 Orientation morning - 9.00am
  • Sunday, 19 November: Moggill Music Showcase - 4.00pm
  • Friday, 24 November: Volunteer's Celebration Afternoon Tea – 2pm
  • Tuesday, 28 November: Junior Christmas Concert
  • Wednesday, 29 & Thursday, 30 November: Senior Concert
  • Monday, 4 December: Senior Swimming Carnival
  • Tuesday, 5 December: Year 6 Graduation
  • Wednesday, 6 December: Semester 2 Report Cards distributed
  • Thursday, 7 December: Class Party Day / Senior Students Final Assembly / Year 6 Bell Ringing Ceremony
  • Friday, 8 December: Last Day of Term 4 – free dress day
November 17
SENIOR CHOIR PERFORMANCE AT PINJARRA HILLS

Our Senior Choir performed at the Pinjarra Hills RSL Home last Friday, 10 november as part of the yearly local school performance morning. Students performed admirably, representing our school proudly. Thank you parents for driving students to and from this important event, as well as Mrs Taylor, Mrs Dickson and Mrs Ritchie for accompanying students with their performance.

November 17
REMEMBRANCE DAY

Last Friday, 10 November our school community conducted a Remembrance Day ceremony – marking the 99th anniversary of the Armistice to end the First World War. Thank you to students, staff and community members who participated in or attended the ceremony.

November 17
ANNOUNCEMENTS

Moggill Music Showcase: Sunday, 19 November 4.00pm in the school hall, with a gold coin donation for entry.

November 09
ACTING DEPUTY PRINCIPAL

As you may be aware Mr Paul Niner, one of our Deputy Principals is currently on leave until the end of the year. In his absence Mrs Margaret Taylor will be working in the Acting Deputy Principal role. Mrs Taylor is our school's Head of Curriculum and has worked with students and staff for many years at MSS. We look forward to working with Mrs Taylor as a member of the Administration Team.  

November 09
REMEMBRANCE DAY

Tomorrow, 10 November from 10.30am our school community will conduct a Remembrance Day ceremony – marking the 99th anniversary of the Armistice to end the First World War. During the ceremony in our school hall, students and community members will lay wreaths, our choir will perform as well as the formal ceremony occurring. Our ceremony will conclude with a one minute silence at 11am to pay tribute to our fallen soldiers. Thank you to families and our wider school community who are able to participate and attend the ceremony. 

November 09
2018 CLASS LISTS

Thank you to parents and carers who provided relevant information that will be considered when allocating class lists for next year. Please be aware that a great deal of care and time is taken with decisions about class placements. Information provided by parents will be considered, however it is important to acknowledge that not all requests may be able to be met. A dedicated team of staff work very hard and are committed to ensuring class groups are designed around student needs. Class lists will be posted on the windows outside the Administration block on Friday, 19 January at 3.00pm. We are also aiming to email parents with the class allocation of your child at the same time. If you have any questions relating to this process, please discuss with your child's class teacher or contact the office. 

November 09
LEARNER PROTOCOLS
Moggill State School (MSS) is proud to be part of the Curiosity and Powerful Learning project. This is an innovative school improvement methodology that identifies 10 Theories of Action (ToAs) that when implemented successfully, create dynamic improvements in school culture and academic results.
On Wednesday the LINK to the parent survey on learner protocols has gone live.
As a school we are justifiably impressed with the work we have already done on the following ToAs: Adopting Consistent Teaching Protocols; Committing to Assessment for Learning; Harnessing Learning Intentions, Narrative and Pace; Connecting Feedback to Data; and Establishing High Expectations and Authentic Relationships. The work however, like learning, is never complete.
The next critical piece of our school improvement strategy is developing Consistent Learner Protocols. These are the core set of values or attributes that underpin everything we teach and the way that we teach it. These Learner Protocols delve into the heart of our practice: the skills or 'gifts' we want our Moggill children to have at the core of their learning. But we need your help to do it.
Please take the time to respond to this survey about Learner Protocols and give us your feedback. It is the collective feedback you give the school that will enable us to shape the children of MSS into the types of learners that you believe is critical to their future.
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