Category: From the Principal

These posts are updates directly from the Hillsmeade Primary School Principal.

Bedtime Stories, Monash Science, Mandarin Night & more

What a busy few weeks we have had. I have enjoyed my time keeping Ms Harry’s seat warm, but look forward to her returning to school on Monday the 30th of May. Bedtime stories A huge thank you to families


Minister Visit, Bedtime Stories, Monash Science Visits and more

Dear Parents & Guardians – Jenny Mikakos Visit On Friday afternoon at the Early Learning Centre (ELC) we were lucky enough to have the Minister for Families and Children, Jenny Mikakos and local member for Narre Warren South Judith Graley


NAPLAN, Bounce Back, Education Week & more

Dear Parents/Guardians – What a wet, windy week we have had so far. NAPLAN Testing This week has seen the commencement of NAPLAN testing for our Year 3 & Year 5 students. Students complete assessments in the areas of: Reading,


Mothers Day, Welcome Karen, Camps & more

Dear Parents/Guardians – Mothers Day Stall What a fantastic day the children had yesterday thanks to our wonderful Hillsmeade Fundraising Club parents. The Mother’s Day stalls were full of goodies for mums and grandmothers. Children had money in their hands, excitement


IT Improvements and ANZAC Day

Dear Parents/Guardians – Hillsmeade School Improvements – Information Technology 2016 With the exciting opening of the new school oval now two months old the school has turned its focus to Information Technology and updating the current IT infrastructure throughout the school.


School Captains, Annual Report, Car Boot Sale & Pyjama Day

Dear Parents / Guardians School Captains On Friday afternoon at our assembly, Judith Graley MP presented our School Captains, Stefanie Stan and Joel Vigilante and their fellow school leaders with their badges. Three of our leaders recently attended the City


Term 2 Welcome

Dear Parents / Guardians Welcome Welcome to term 2, an eleven week, busy term filled with lots of explicit teaching and learning, student assessment (including NAPLAN for grade 3 & 5 children) and reporting, excursions, incursions, sporting activities and fundraising events.


End of Term 1 Update

Well here we are at the end of term 1 for 2016. It has been a short term and we are in for an 11 week term when we return. It is important therefore that we take the time to rest


Action against Bullying, Swimming Team, School Council & Final Week of Term

Dear Parents/Guardians – National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence With the 2016 National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence coming up on Friday 18th March, Hillsmeade PS is taking a stand and showing our support by tying


National Young Leaders Day, Berwick Show & Professional Learning

Dear Parents/Guardians – National Young Leaders Day As Jodie wrote in last week’s edition of the Link, Mr Moore and I went to the National Young Leaders’ Day with our 20 grade 6 student leaders. The theme for the day was