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Community News Week 7

The Barbe-queue for sausages!

So much for a quiet spell! There is plenty to choose from in the upcoming weeks and it’s a great time to become involved, volunteer, join a club or cheer on a team at one of these wonderful P&F events. Read on to find details on booking tickets to the inaugural Rugby Boys Day Out, information on the Year 7 Kick-Up, Year 5 Family Gathering or the exciting news on our new ATC Bookclub.

A very big thank you must first be shouted out to Loretta Porche and her wonderful band of helpers for pulling together a fantastic Welcome Night. Of course, these large events are a combined effort from a group of parents with a positive outlook and determination. It was a fun event enjoyed by all.

We hope those of you who were able to join some Year 4 Lynch parents for coffee this week had a lovely time mixing and getting to know the ATCommunity. Thank you to Janelle for organising it. Dana Lutat and a team of volunteers cooked up a storm for the House BBQ Lunch on Thursday. Our friendly volunteers from the ATCommunity made it a success.

ATC Rugby Boys Day Out
Following on from the success of our first Boys Day Out in January, we would like to invite you along to the Rugby Boys Day Out to see the Reds take on the Hurricanes on Saturday, April 1st, meet at Gregory Park, Milton at 4:30pm. To book your tickets click here. Bookings close Thursday 23 March so get in quick as tickets are limited. Download the link below for the info flyer or email Andrew Taylor.

Year 7 Family Get-together
Year 7 are getting together for a “Kick-Up” on Saturday 25 March at Rocks Riverside Park, Jindalee from 3-6pm. This is a casual, fun get together, so grab your footballs, soccer balls, scooters and some snacks and meet up on the Great Lawn. Download the link below to the info flyer.

Book Club
Our first meeting of the ATC Bookclub will be on Monday 20 March at 7:30pm. Your host for the evening is Be Yeo-Bradshaw. It will be held at Be’s home at 67 Sunset Road Kenmore. She will host with drinks and nibbles and reveal the first book. What better way to meet like-minded people and make new friends. Please phone Be to RSVP on 3720 0413 or 0410 160 779.

Year 5 Family Gathering
Year 5 families are invited to a casual afternoon for boys to hang out and parents to meet on Sunday 26 March. We will gather at Rocks Riverside Park in Jindalee 3:00-6:00pm. Bring a plate to share, drinks and sports equipment. All family and friends are welcome! We look forward to seeing you. If you have any queries, please email Dana Lutat or download the flyer below.

P&F Meeting
Our P&F last meeting for Term 1 was held last Tuesday and it was great to see some new faces. We discussed various happenings around the College and planned our events for Term 2. Come along to our next P&F meeting for 2017 on Tuesday, 18 April at 6:30pm in the Mt. Sion Staff Room (behind the Junior School library) – ALL WELCOME. If you would like to be more actively involved in the P&F, please email Sam at samanthaleblang@me.com

P&F Date Claimers
Book Club – Monday March 20
Year 7 Kick Up – Saturday March 25
Rugby Boys Day Out – Saturday April 1
P&F Meeting – Tuesday, April 18

Mr Martin Bradshaw, P&F President
pandf@atc.qld.edu.au

In Our Community

Out of the Dark Expo
TODAY! Do you know how to keep your children safe when they are using social media or playing an online game? The Queensland Family & Child Commission’s Out of the Dark Expo is on TODAY between 10am – 3pm at the State Library of Queensland, South Brisbane. For more information click here

Live Large 2017

Live Large is a new, fully accessible and inclusive event designed for people of all ages and all abilities. It will be held in Brisbane over the Easter long weekend 15 -16 April 2017. It a free festival with music, food, entertainment and the arts with a packed mainstage with entertainment, a collection of market and food stalls as well as activities for kids, adults and teens. You can read the program at Live Large.

Brigidine Open Day
You are invited to an Open Day on 21 May at Brigidine College, Indooroopilly -Your local catholic girls’ secondary college. Don’t miss out – enrol now for year 7 2019 and 2020. Offer your daughter the chance to be a part of a strong academic tradition balanced by the wellbeing philosophy of strength and gentleness. Act now as places fill quickly. Phone 3870 7225 to secure a prospectus pack. You can also visit their website for more information.