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Students challenge their thinking at the da Vinci Decathlon.

Reception students get creative for their Jolly Phonics dress-up day.

Vocal Cabaret - what a night!

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June

Friday 23 - St John's Campus Casual Day: A Funky Hair and Casual Clothes Day will be held at the St John's Campus on Friday 23 June. Funds raised will go towards Australian Lutheran World Service.

Saturday 24 - Year 10/11 Parent Dinner: Our Year 10/11 Parent Dinner on Saturday night will be a wonderful chance to catch up with other parents and to enjoy some delicious Indian food. If you have booked tickets to this event, we look forward to seeing you in The Suaviter at 7pm.

Friday 30 - Term 2 Ends: Term 2 comes to a close on Friday, 30 June. Concordia Campus students will be dismissed at 1pm, while St John's Campus students will be dismissed at 3.15pm. 

July

Tuesday 4 - Year 1 Play Time at Lollipops Play Cafe: The year level coordinators invite Year 1 families to catch up for a holiday play time at Lollipops Play Cafe, 449 Port Road, Croydon at 10.30am. The cost is $8.50 per child and adults are free. Children should wear socks and recess/snacks can be brought for consumption in the 'party room'. Siblings welcome. 

Friday 7 - Thursday 20 - Habitat for Humanity service trip

Sunday 16 - Friday 21 - Ski Trip

Tuesday 18 - Year 1 school holiday 'Movie Morning': The year level coordinators invite Year 1 families to a 'cheap Tuesday' 10am movie screening of Despicable Me 3 at Mitcham Cinemas, 119 Blair Road, Torrens Park. Group-discount ticket prices are $8.50 per child or $12 for adults. A kids candy deal is also available for $8. To receive the reduced rates, please RSVP and pay by Thursday 13 July. Contact Ranka via email to RSVP.

Friday 21 - Reception school holiday 'Movie Morning': The year level coordinators invite all Reception students and their families to a holiday 'Movie Morning' to see Disney's Cars 3 at 9.15am. RSVP online via Evite*.

Tuesday 25 - Term 3 Begins: We look forward to welcoming students back to the College for the start of Term 3, Semester 2 on Tuesday 25 July. 

Thursday 27 - St John's Campus Music/Sport/SRC Photo Day

Friday 28 - Year 3 Family Dinner: Our Year 3 Year Level Coordinators invite all Year 3 families to attend a year level 'family dinner' at Colonel Light Gardens RSL from 6pm. This will be a great chance to catch up in an informal environment, so bring the whole family and join in the fun! 

Sunday 30 - Pedal Prix Round 2:  The second six-hour race of the Concordia Racing Team season will take place on Sunday 30 July at Victoria Park Racecourse.

August

Tuesday 1 - Year 11 in 2018 Information Night: An information night for Year 10 students and their parents will be held in the Concordia College Chapel from 7.15pm. More information is available for parents via the Community Calendar on the parent portal.

Wednesday 2 - Concordia Campus P&F Meeting: The next P&F meeting will be held at 7.30pm upstairs in the Winchester Street Hub building.

Thursday 3 and Friday 4 - Senior School Meningococcal B Vaccine Study: Senior School students participating in the Meningococcal B Vaccine Study will have their second visit from the Eastern Health Authority over two days.

Friday 4 - Reception Dads' Dinner: The Year Level Coordinators invite all Reception dads to the Reception Dads' Dinner from 7pm.

Monday 7 - Year 2 Coffee Morning: Parents of students in Year 2 are invited by the Year Level Coordinators to catch up over coffee from 9.15am at Carnevale Coffee, 114 - 118 East Ave, Clarence Park. We hope to see you there.

Monday 7 - Harmony in the Chapel: Join us for the second installment in our 'Harmony in the Chapel' lunchtime concert series for 2017. Music students will perform a range of items in the College Chapel from 1.15pm. Gold coin donation. All welcome!

Monday 7 - St John's Campus Links Committee Meeting: The next St John's Campus Links Committee meeting will be held from 7pm at the St John's Campus on Monday 7 August.

Tuesday 8 - Year 12 in 2018 Information Night: An information night for students and parents of current Year 11 students will be held in the Concordia College Chapel from 7.30pm. More information is available for parents via the Community Calendar on the parent portal.

Thursday 10 - Concordia Campus Photo Day

Thursday 10 - Year 7 - 11 Parent/Teacher Interviews, 4pm - 8pm

Saturday 12 - Middle School at Mary Magdalene

Thursday 17 and Friday 18 - Year 11 in 2018 Subject Counselling

Friday 18 - St John's Campus Grandparents Day: Grandparents and special friends of students in Reception to Year 3 are invited to the College for a Chapel service and to visit their grandchild's classroom. More information will be distributed soon.

Saturday 19 - Sports Lovers' Night

Tuesday 22 - Concordia Campus Extra-Curricular Photo Day

Saturday 26 - St John's Campus Major Fundraiser Quiz Night: Be a Star or a Fan and join us for a Hollywood-themed Quiz and Games Night from 7pm. Bookings: www.trybooking.com/qfct 

Gala Ball

Saturday 4 November - Concordia Gala Ball 'What a Wonderful World': Early bird tickets are currently on sale, with full price tickets going on sale from 1 July. Book your tickets today or contact Angela Warrick for more information if you are not connected to a Table Captain.

*Please read evite Privacy and Data policy for more information on this service https://www.evite.com/content/privacy_policy. Please also be advised that Concordia College does not take responsibility for any consequences arising from the use of this service.

Upcoming Events
Gala Ball Early Bird Ticket Offer Closing Soon

The Concordia Gala Ball 'What a Wonderful World' is coming up on Saturday 4 November. Tickets are currently available at the 'early bird' price of $150 per person, with full price tickets on sale from 1 July. If you'd like to attend and have not yet had a chance to book your place at this fabulous social event, book today to take advantage of the early bird offer. If you are not yet connected with a Table Captain, contact Angela Warrick to book your place.

Harmony in the Chapel

The second in our Harmony in the Chapel lunchtime concert series is coming up on Monday 7 August. Concordia Campus Music students will perform a range of wonderful tunes beginning at 1.15pm. Guests are invited to stay for afternoon tea in the Chapel foyer after the concert. Gold coin donation. All welcome!

Hollywood - Be a Star or a Fan!

Come and join in the fun as a star or a fan at our Hollywood-themed Quiz and Games Night on Saturday 26 August from 7pm in the Concordia Campus gym. This is the major fundraiser event for the St John's Campus in 2017 and we are looking forward to a fantastic night of food, fun, trivia, games and more! Click here to download the flyer and book your tickets online today!

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Gifted Education Holiday Workshop
Gifted and Talented Childrens Association SA
2017 Youth Workshop, 19-21 July at Flinders University

During the July holidays, highly able students in Years 8, 9 and 10 can participate in a university learning experience in the state-of-the-art facilities at Flinders University. Featuring a choice of subjects presented by University staff and world experts, these workshops are for students passionate about the arts, humanities and/or sciences. Concordia students have benefitted from participation in the past and we encourage attendance.

The variety of topics to choose from include Fundamental Figure Drawing, Gamelon, Animals, Forensics & Freshwater Ecology, Biomedical Engineering, Chess, Slacklining and Visioneering the Future, Creative Writing, Robot Wars and more.
 
If your child is interested in attending, please register and pay online through eventbrite.com. Contact Mrs Louise Thomas for the discount code and school member number.

Term 3 Bus Passes

Term 3 bus passes are now available for payment and collection from the Finance Office. 

Payments can be made directly to the Finance Office or via the College website online payment facility.

The School Shop
Opening Hours – Term Time

Mondays                                8.00 am – 4.00 pm
Wednesdays                        12.30 pm – 4.00 pm
Thursdays                             12.30 pm – 5.30 pm 

The School Shop staff can be contacted on the direct telephone line during opening hours on 8291 9302.

Holiday Opening Times

During the holidays, The School Shop will be open on Monday 24 July from 9.00 am to 3.00 pm.  Normal opening hours for Term 3 will resume on Wednesday 26 July.

Please note that The School Shop will not be open on the first day of Term 3, Tuesday 25 July.

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