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In this issue...

Art combined with Design and Technology for the annual Art Show 2017 "Fusion"

Our Year 7s had a great time of learning and exploration on their educational tour of Canberra

Fun, action and adventure for our Year 6 students on their recent year level camp

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Upcoming Events
Christmas Market Stall

Our Christmas Market Stall will take place on Friday 24 November from 3pm onwards in the St John's Campus Courtyard. Make sure you come along to hear our choir and percussion group perform, and grab some delicious treats for your family to enjoy. Please see the Primary School section of this newsletter for more information or download the attached flyer.

Senior School Photography and Middle School Digital Media Exhibition

Our Senior Photography Exhibition is now on in the Media breakout space, downstairs in the Murtoa building. The exhibition is open to the wider community on Friday 24 November from 3.20pm until 6.30pm and also includes some gaming work by Digital Media students in the Middle School.

Come along and vote for your favourite work for a chance to win one of three prizes.

Carols Service

Members of the College community are invited to join us as we celebrate the Christmas season at our annual Carols Service in the Chapel, beginning at 7pm on Tuesday 12 December.

St John's Campus Closing Service

The St John's Campus Closing Service will be held on Wednesday 13 December at 7pm in the College Chapel. Students are to be seated by 6.45pm. For more information about the Closing Service including uniform and seating arrangements, please see the notice in the Primary School section of this newsletter. 

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  • Exhibition 2017 wide promo AI
  • Carols Service
Diary Dates
November

Friday 24 
- German Exchange students leave
- St John's Campus Christmas Market Stall, 3pm

Saturday 25 - Year 5 Christmas Party, 2pm

Sunday 26 
- Reception Christmas Party at Princess Elizabeth Playground on South Terrace, 2pm. Please bring a plate to share.
- Year 4 Christmas Party at Hazelwood Park, 4pm. Please bring a plate to share, drinks, chairs and sporting equipment. Meet on the western side of the playground.

Tuesday 28 - ELC Christmas Evening from 6.30pm

Wednesday 29 - P&F meeting 7.30pm

December

Saturday 2 - Year 1 Christmas Picnic at Mitcham Reserve

Sunday 3 - Year 3 Christmas get together at Cafe Buongiorno, Mitcham at 4.30pm. RSVP to Kate on 0413 600 188 by 25 November.

Sunday 3 - Saturday 9 - Annual Volleyball Championships, Melbourne

Tuesday 5 - Year 11 Student Free Day

Wednesday 6 - ELC coffee morning at 9.15am at La Scala, 169 Unley Road, Unley

Thursday 7 - Middle School Showcase

Friday 8 - Concordia Campus Swimming Carnival

Monday 11 - Year 6 Graduation Dinner from 6.30pm until 9pm in The Suaviter, Concordia Campus. (Details regarding the event have been sent to families).

Tuesday 12 - Carols Service from 7pm in the Chapel

Wednesday 13 - Term 4 ends
- Concordia Campus finishes 12noon
- St John's Campus finishes 3.15pm
- St John's Campus Closing Service from 7pm in the Chapel (students to be seated by 6.45pm) 

January

Monday 15 - ELC Holiday Care commences

Thursday 25 - Student Leaders Retreat

Monday 29 - Term 1 Begins

Tuesday 30 - Concordia Campus Commencement Service

For more details about the St John's Campus parent events listed above, please check School Star.

Child Care Fee Assistance Changes in 2018

Child care fee assistance is changing from 2 July 2018, with the introduction of the Australian Government's New Child Care Package which includes a Child Care Subsidy to replace the current Child Care Benefit and Rebate. There are also changes to the annual subsidy cap which will make child care more affordable for most families.

To equip ELC and OSHC families with information regarding the upcoming changes, webcast information sessions will be held on three separate dates so that families can choose a time that best suits to view the webcast.

Click here to download the flyer for a list of session times.

Register for a webcast at education.gov.au/childcare

The School Shop
Opening Hours – Term Time
  • Mondays                             8.00am – 4pm
  • Wednesdays                     12.30pm – 4pm
  • 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 2017 is Thursday, 30 November.  


Holiday Opening Hours

The School Shop will be open in the January 2018 holidays as follows:

  • Tuesday 23 January           9am – 4pm
  • Wednesday 24 January      9am – 4pm
  • Thursday 25 January          9am – 4pm

Normal hours resume:

  • Monday 29 January            8am – 4pm   (Day 1, Term 1)
St John's Lutheran Netball Club Registrations for 2018

St John's Lutheran Netball Club (SJLNC) nominations for winter 2018 are now open, with forms due to be submitted by Sunday 10 December.

SJLNC has teams from Under 8 through to Open age groups and plays in the South Australian United Church Netball Association competition on Saturday afternoons (April - August).

Training is held on Wednesday afternoons and evenings.

For further information please email the club: stjohnslnc@gmail.com

Positions Available

Applications are invited for the following fixed-term, part-time positions commencing 2018:

Lutheran Schools Officers

Finance Officer
School Shop Assistant
Student Services Officer

Concordia College is a school of the Lutheran Church. Staff members are required to work within and actively support the Christian framework that underpins Concordia College.

Position details and application information is available from the Employment page of the Concordia College website.
Applications are to be received by 10am, Tuesday 5 December 2017.

 

Super Hot Shots Tennis Coaching

Super Hot Shots Tennis Coaching is available after school during term time, with school holiday clinics also available for students wishing to improve their tennis skills.

Download a flyer for more information.

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