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Your Community News Week 4

The dads were on duty at the Mothers Day Breakfast

It was wonderful to see the ATC community once again embrace the Mothers’ Day Breakfast, with Mums, Grandma’s and carers enjoying breakfast prepared by our willing army of volunteers. Thank you to all involved in helping with the catering, organising, set up and serving.

In particular to Danielle for her help and guidance with the catering and food prep, Wayne Green and the team for set up and dismantling, Andrea McAvoy for her enormous help in online setup and organising the Raffle and to the many dads and boys who got in and helped on the day. Most importantly, thank you to our mums who gathered for what was a lovely way to celebrate what they do each day to make our lives the better for it.

Book Club
‘Read Between The Wines Book-club’ is on this Monday 15 May at 7:30pm at Kaylene Perisinotto’s place: 245 Jesmond Road Fig Tree Pocket. Her house is down an easement – park on the street and walk down the driveway to the house please. Light supper is provided and we hope to have a special guest attend this Monday! RSVP – Please call or text Kaylene if you are attending 0401101186

Year 5 Families Walk for Charity
Would you like to connect with some new Year 5 families while earning two valuable service hours and contributing to a wonderful cause? Join us on Sunday 28 May for the Alzheimers Australia Memory Walk & Jog. We will meet at UQ around 8:00am for a 9:05am start to the 5 Km Walk. Price to register for the 5 Km Walk for a family of four is $55. There are more options and registration details are available by clicking here. Don’t forget to add yourselves to the ATC Year 5 Team when you register! Any questions or for more information, please contact Dana Lutat.

Middle School Parents Night Out
SAVE THE DATE – Saturday June 3 at Kenmore Tavern. More details to follow.

AFL Boys’ Day Out AFL
The Annual Boys’ Day Out for AFL LIONS vs WESTERN BULLDOGS match is on Saturday 5 August. This is an event for all family members (dads, mums, sons, daughters and grandparents). We will meet at 3pm for pizza & drinks and then proceed as a group into the stadium for the match. Full package includes pizza & drinks, commemorative ATC cap and ticket with prices ranging from $120 for a Family ticket (2 adults, 2 Juniors) to $25 for a Junior ticket (6-14 y/o). Reduced pricing for package without the cap and for game tickets only. Closing date Friday, 30 June 2017. Book your tickets by clicking here. Any questions, please email Scott Kiel-Chisholm.

P&F Date Claimers

Parent Book Club – Monday May 15
Year 5 Families Walk for Charity – Sunday May 28
Middle School Parents Night Out – Saturday June 3
P&F Meeting – Tuesday, 6 June
AFL Boys Day Out – Saturday, 5 August

Mr Martin Bradshaw, P&F President

In Our Community

Parent Evening with Dr Ian Hunter
Research has shown that proficiency in writing is critical to student outcomes and opportunities. Parents play an important role both in modelling literacies, as well as in partnering with teachers, in having learning conversations with students. ATC invites parents to attend an evening with Dr Ian Hunter, as part of an ongoing commitment to improving outcomes for boys. Go to Flexischools to book your seat. There are limited spaces so be quick.

St. Joseph’s Corinda Celebrations
St Joseph’s Primary School Corinda are celebrating their Centenary this year. They are holding a Celebration Day on Saturday 27 May and are inviting all past and present students and families to mark the occasion. Please download the link below to their information flyer.

Get Caught Reading
This month the Library has launch the Get Caught Reading initiative in the Middle School. You can take a photo of your son reading and share it with the Library. Photos will be displayed in at Westcourt and entries go into the draw to win goody bags. Send your photos to Westcourt Library

Children’s Art Comp Brookfield Show
Do you have a creative child who likes to draw or paint? Why not encourage them to enter this year’s Brookfield Children’s Art Show? Their work will be displayed in our art pavilion for a week as part of our annual exhibition at the Brookfield Show. There are fantastic prizes such as cash, art packs and framing vouchers up for grabs. Entries are open to children aged 18 months through to Year 12. Entries close on 15 May and for full entry details please click here.

Parent Support Group
West Brisbane Region Asperger Support meeting is on Thursday May 25 from 7pm – 9pm at St Matthew’s Church Hall (cnr. Oxley and Sherwood Rds. Sherwood) The guest speaker is Ms Penny Hayes a Bodymind Therapist and Feldenkrais Practitioner who will speak on ‘Relaxation Techniques 101’. Children are welcome to attend with their parents. the cost is $5 per person. Any queries please email Jane Leonforte.

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