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Community News Week 1

This week we welcomed the honourable Mrs Jane Prentice MP to the College. Mrs Prentice kindly donated three new flags which will proudly fly off the flagpoles on the Edmund Rice Roundabout. Finn, Oliver and College Principal Michael Senior were on hand to receive the gift.

P&F Welcome Night
The Welcome Night is booked for Saturday 24 February starting at 7pm. More details will be available soon but please book your tickets early. RVSP is Sunday 18 February. We would love for you to give us half an hour of your time to help the night run more smoothly.  It’s a great way to meet new parents.
Click here to book tickets.
Click here to volunteer on the night

Year 4 Welcome Event
Join the year 4 families on Saturday 3 February 2018 for a get together and welcome to the ATC Community. The ATC P&F are holding this Year 4 event as an opportunity for mums, dads, carers and children to meet each other, swap information and debrief on the first week at ATC. It goes without saying it’s a perfect excuse for the boys to catch-up, kick a few balls around or play a bit of cricket. It will be held on the ATC Brothers Oval, where cold water and nibbles will be provided. Bring the whole family.

Event Details:
When: 3-5pm Saturday 3 February 2018
Where: ATC Brothers Oval on campus
RSVP: Thursday 1 February
BYO: Drinks, picnic blanket, chairs and an assortment of sport stuff!
We encourage you to come along, make new friends and enjoy being part of this wonderful community.
Click here to RSVP. No payment required.

Year 4 Parent Liaisons Needed
The ATC Parents and Friends are looking for a 2018 Year 4 Level Parent Liaison and four individual Year 4 Class Liaison Parents for 4 Bodkin, 4 Lynch, 4 Nolan and 4 Treacy. These roles are a great way to get involved in your son’s journey at ATC and help contribute to the amazing ATC Community. The role of Year 4 Level Parent Liaison is to liaise with all the Year 4 Class Parent Liaisons in the Junior School, to liaise with the Year 4 Co-ordinator to assist the ATC P&F with social events and communicate your year level activities at monthly meetings. This role would best suit a parent who isn’t new to the ATC community, or maybe two parents would like to do this together.

The roles of the four Year 4 Class Liaison Parent is to help with the friendly class connection, provide assistance to the Class Teacher on special things that need doing. Organise events like, morning teas, drinks, afterschool plays in the park. Maybe, find helpers for College functions when needed, organise class combined thank you gifts.

The ATC P&F committee are a friendly, welcoming supportive group and we would love to hear from you if you are interested in any of the above roles.
Click here to email Helen Davidson, ATC P&F Communications Co-ordinator

Year 7 Immunisation
The College is participating in Queensland Health’s annual School Immunisation Program. Year 7 students will be offered free Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) and Diphtheria-Tetanus-Pertussis (Whooping Cough) vaccinations. Consent forms have been sent home this week. Only students with a completed and signed consent form will be vaccinated. If you would like your child to be vaccinated, please fill in the consent form and return it to the school no later than Monday 5 February 2018. If you do not wish your child to be vaccinated or your child has already been vaccinated, please note this on the form and return it to school.

P&F AFL Boys Day Out 2018
The P&F are hosting the ATC AFL Boys Day Out 2018 on Sunday 11 February at 3:30pm. This time we’re off to see the Brisbane Lions Women’s Team, including our own Sharni Maclean (nee Webb) ATC teacher, in action! Entry is free and we guarantee this will be a fun family event. We look foward to meeting new friends and catching up with old friends at the South Pine sports Complex Brendale.
Click here for further event information, to register your attendance and so you can be updated on the meeting point at the venue.
Click here to email Scott Kiel-Chisholm or call 3138 1602 if you have any queries.

P&F Meeting 2018
The first meeting of the year for the ATC P&F is on Tuesday 6 February 6.30pm in the Mt Sion staff room at the Junior School. Please consider coming along. We are a friendly bunch!

P&F Committee