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Fridge Notes

To download a Term 4 Fridge Notes calendar for each campus, click the links below. Fridge Notes can also be accessed via the 'More' tab within the School Star app.

St John's Campus

November
 
Thursday 8 Growth and Development Sessions
Tuesday 13 Instrumental Concert
Wednesday 14 ELC in 2019 Parent Information Evening
Thursday 15 - Friday 16 Year 3R Camp
Saturday 17 Reception Families Christmas Picnic
Sunday 18 Year 4 Families Christmas Picnic
Thursday 22 - Friday 16 Year 3K Camp
Thursday 22 Nativity
Friday 23 Nativity Chapel
Sunday 25 Year 3 Family Christmas event
Monday 26 P&F Meeting (AGM)
Thursday 29 ELC Carols evening
Friday 30 Christmas Market Stall
Friday 30 Year 5 Family Christmas event
December
 
Saturday 1 Year 2 Christmas Family event
Friday 7 Year 6 Graduation Dinner
Wednesday 12 Term 4 ends
Wednesday 12 Closing Service

 Concordia Campus

November
 
Monday 5 - Thursday 8 Year 7 Canberra Trip #2
Wednesday 7 P&F Meeting, 7pm
Thursday 8 Year 11 Drama - Hating Alison Ashley
Friday 9 Free Day for Canberra Trip #2 Students
Friday 16 Annual Art Show
Thursday 22 Valedictory Dinner and Year 12 Parent Function
December
 
Wednesday 5 P&F AGM, 7pm
Friday 7 Swimming Carnival
Monday 10 Carols Service 7pm
Wednesday 12 Term 4 ends 12 noon
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Upcoming Events

Barossa Strings Concert

Concordia students and staff members will collaborate with a Triple J Unearthed High musician, bringing String Music to the Barossa region at this year's Barossa Strings event. The event will feature music from Concordia students, as well as Music students from Faith Lutheran College and Trinity College. A concert for the public will be held on Sunday, 11 November 7.30pm in the Barossa Arts and Convention Centre. Entry is by gold coin donation. Click to download the event poster for more information.

Annual Art Show

The 2018 Concordia Campus Art Show "a voir" will open on Friday, 16 November from 7-9pm in the Nautilus Centre, featuring visual artist Ruby Chew who was an Artist in Residence at Concordia early in the year. The exhibition will also be open on Sunday, 18 November between 2pm and 4pm. All are welcome to attend this free event which features work by Visual Arts students and Year 12 Design and Technology students. Drinks and finger food are provided, with catering by Concordia Food and Hospitality students. All welcome! To assist with catering, please RSVP via the online form by Wednesday, 14 November.

Thanks to the following sponsors for supporting this year's Art Show:
Eckersley's Art and Craft, Workspace Commercial Furniture, Resource Furniture, Russell & Yelland Architects, Signarama, Unitech Building Services, and Vineyard Road Wines.

Year 12 Student and Parent Valedictory Functions

A reminder that the annual Year 12 Student Valedictory Dinner and Year 12 Parent Reception will be held at the College on Thursday, 22 November, with parents and students meeting in the Quad at 6.30pm before moving to their respective events at 7pm. Tickets are $35 for the student dinner and $30 for the parent reception and bookings can be made online. We hope to see as many Year 12 students and their parents as possible on the night.

Year 6 Graduation Dinner

The Year 6 Graduation Dinner on Friday, 7 December will be a wonderful opportunity for students to reflect on their time at Primary School and to farewell their teachers as they prepare to transition to Middle School in 2019. Information has been sent to Year 6 families and we are looking forward to a great night!

Carols Service

Join us as we celebrate the advent season at the annual Carols Service on Monday, 10 December from 7pm, featuring our talented Music students. All welcome!

St John's Campus Closing Service

The St John's Campus Closing Service will formally mark the end of the 2018 school year for primary students and will be held in the Chapel at Concordia Campus, beginning at 7pm on Wednesday, 12 December. Please note, this is a Year 1 to Year 6 event.

Save the Date - Concordia Gala Ball 2019

Please save the date for the Concordia College Gala Ball 2019:

Saturday 2 November 2019, 7pm
Panorama Ballroom, Adelaide Convention Centre

  • Strings Tour Poster 2018 NewsGraphic
  • Art Show promo 2018 Connect Graphic
  • Carols 2018 Connect Graphic
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The School Shop
Opening Hours – Term Time
  • Mondays: 8.00am – 4.00pm
  • Wednesdays: 12.30pm – 4.00pm
  • Thursdays: 12.30pm – 5.30pm 

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

The last day of general opening for 2018 is Thursday, 29 November.

Holiday Opening Hours

The School Shop will be open in the January 2019 holidays as follows: 

  • Wednesday 23 January: 9.00 am – 4.00 pm
  • Thursday 24 January: 9.00 am – 4.00 pm
  • Tuesday 29 January: 9.00 am – 4.00 pm
  • Wednesday 30 January: 8.00 am – 4.00 pm (Day 1 of Term 1)

Normal hours resume:

  • Thursday 31 January          12:30  – 5.30 pm    
Second Hand Clothing

Old Logo – Uniforms with the old school logo are no longer saleable in The School Shop but can be dropped off for donation.

We are accepting second hand uniforms for sale in The School Shop. All items must be washed, ironed and in a good condition. Blazers and winter skirts must be dry cleaned and summer hats cleaned. Any uniform items in need of repair such as broken zips, seams unstitched, missing buttons etc, must be repaired prior to acceptance for sale. Buttons are sold in The School Shop.

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An Update from the LLL: Toys that Teach

The LLL has shared an idea which parents may find useful in aiding conversations with children about financial literacy. The article 'Toys that Teach' outlines a fun educational game in light of the recent surge of interest in mini supermarket figurines. Click to read the article for more information.

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Public Notices & Events
  • Wilderness Escape Outdoor Adventures, SA's largest and trusted Outdoor Education provider, are running December and January school holiday programs, with an early bird discount for those who book prior to Wednesday, 14 November (December program) and Thursday, 3 December (January program). Click for more information and to register.
  • VACSWIM summer programs are running at over 130 locations in December and January. Visit their website for more information.
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