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Newsletters 2020

Boneo Buzz: 18th September

Dear Parents and Carers, I want to express my gratitude for our communities outstanding efforts throughout Term 3. Remote and flexible learning has not always been easy, but through our collective efforts, students have continued to make valuable progress in their...

Boneo Buzz: 11th September

Boneo Buzz: 11th September

Dear Parents and Guardians, I want to thank our talented Year 6 students for their efforts on Monday to deliver exciting learning for their peers. Once again, our students continue to shine and we should never underestimate what our young people are able to achieve! ...

Boneo Buzz: 4th September

Boneo Buzz: 4th September

Dear Parents and Carers, Student Agency in Action Last week, our Year 6 students shared a compelling plan to ‘take over the learning’ and be the teachers for the day on Monday 7th September. The students have developed an excellent program, creating advertisements and...

Boneo Buzz: 28th August

Boneo Buzz: 28th August

Dear Parents and Carers, We were so excited this week to offer our students an opportunity to celebrate their learning with the most important people in their lives. Research is strong about the importance and impact student led conferences have on learning growth....

Boneo Buzz: 21st August

Boneo Buzz: 21st August

Dear Parents and Guardians, The generosity of educators, authors, artists, businesses, parents and all manner of other unexpected sources, currently sharing their time and ideas via social media, is phenomenal… yet can be overwhelming. One can drown in the ocean of...

Boneo Buzz: 14th August

Boneo Buzz: 14th August

 Dear Parents and Guardians, It is important to recognise that we are currently living through a unique period in time and to look for the opportunities this brings. Our opportunity at this moment, lies in helping our children to take note of the good things and...

Boneo Buzz: 7th August

Boneo Buzz: 7th August

  Dear Parents and Guardians, We continue to do all we can to ensure the health and safety of our school community and thank you all for your understanding and patience in supporting your child/ren from home. Increased restrictions have had us all reorganising...

Boneo Buzz: 31st July

Boneo Buzz: 31st July

Dear Boneo Community,  2020 has not been the year any of us wanted. Cancelled events, plans put on pause and uncertainty about what the future holds. What we can manage and control are our thoughts and actions. As has so often been said, this has been such an...

Boneo Buzz: 24th July

Boneo Buzz: 24th July

Dear Boneo Community, Parents, know that during this time, you are not alone! We are all facing the same challenges as we transition back to remote learning – we are one unified team. During this time of uncertainty, our outlook towards remote learning is the most...

Boneo Buzz: Friday 26th June

Boneo Buzz: Friday 26th June

Dear Parents and Carers, We are now coming to the end of a school term that none of us could have anticipated. From transitioning to remote and flexible learning and then returning to on-site schooling, our community have demonstrated remarkable responsiveness,...

Boneo Buzz: 19th June

Boneo Buzz: 19th June

Dear Parents and Carers, Thank you for your continued diligence to ensure our community remains safe and healthy. I want to clarify that staff or students experiencing compatible symptoms with coronavirus (COVID-19), such as fever, cough or a sore throat, are...

Boneo Buzz: 12th June

Boneo Buzz: 12th June

Dear Parents and Guardians, I want to acknowledge the hard work, understanding and commitment of parents and carers during a challenging time for our community.  Having all of the Boneo family back onsite was magnificent. We appreciate your efforts to remain at your...

Boneo Buzz: 5th June

Boneo Buzz: 5th June

Dear Parents and Guardians, This week, it has been fantastic to see our Prep to Year 2 students so happy to be reunited with their teachers.  Teachers have worked hard to reconnect with their students and time has been spent each day supporting students’ wellbeing. ...

Boneo Buzz: 29th May

Boneo Buzz: 29th May

Dear Parents and Guardians, We were very excited to welcome staff, Prep, Year 1 and Year 2 students back onsite. The significant change for our community is that parents and carers are not able to enter the school grounds, unless they have been authorised to do so...

Boneo Buzz: 22nd May

Boneo Buzz: 22nd May

Dear Parents and Guardians, Transition to Onsite Learning Monday 25th May - Pupil Free Day for all students Tuesday 26th May - Students in Prep to Year 2 and all staff return onsite Tuesday 9th June - All students return onsite to school Please click on the red link...

Boneo Buzz: 15th May

Boneo Buzz: 15th May

   Dear Parents and Guardians, It has been months since the world paused and everything changed. All of us are adjusting because we still don’t know what ‘normal’ looks like and probably won’t for some time. A few weeks ago, I wrote about the importance of...

Boneo Buzz: 8th May

Boneo Buzz: 8th May

Dear Parents and Guardians, Building Updates I am excited to announce that the plans for our outdoor kitchen are currently being finalised with cabinet makers and we expect construction to begin later this term. Additionally, we have been working with the Victorian...

Boneo Buzz: 1st May

Boneo Buzz: 1st May

Dear Parents and Guardians, A huge round of applause to our community. Families and staff have indicated that they are establishing strong routines and feeling more confident with home-school balance. I am excited to announce that our Monday Assembly will be totally...

Anzac Day – Special Edition

Anzac Day – Special Edition

People across the country took to their driveways to commemorate this year's Anzac Day. We have created a special tribute from our community. Enjoy this special ANZAC Assembly item.

Boneo Buzz: 24th April

Boneo Buzz: 24th April

Dear Parents and Guardians, Our community can be so proud of our achievements over the last two weeks. Remote learning presents us all with formidable challenges. We are all learning how to do things differently for a while. Across our community of students, staff and...

Boneo Buzz: 17th April

Boneo Buzz: 17th April

Dear Parents and Guardians, Without question, this has been one of the most unpredictable times I have ever experienced. I want to recognise your extraordinary efforts to accept and adapt to the change thrust upon us. We need to approach this with a level-head and...

Boneo Buzz: 20th March

Boneo Buzz: 20th March

Dear Parents and Guardians, As we potentially head into a period of distance learning, I wanted to share some thoughts that I have been mulling over to keep our students safe online. We are so lucky to have the resources and digital capacity to continue to provide...

Boneo Buzz:13th March

Boneo Buzz:13th March

Dear Parents and Guardians, As you may be aware, the World Health Organization declared the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) a pandemic reflecting widespread increasing transmission of the virus globally. Travel bans have also been extended to include Italy, in addition...

Boneo Buzz: 6th March

Boneo Buzz: 6th March

Dear Parents and Guardians, As we head into the long weekend, I hope you are able to take some time to slow down and be with your family. I was reminded this week of the importance of the ‘Slow philosophy’ and the work of Steve Biddulph.  ‘The high value put upon...

Boneo Buzz: 28th February

Boneo Buzz: 28th February

Dear Parents and Guardians, At our Information Evening, year level teachers shared plans for Home Learning. Home Learning is a fabulous opportunity for parents and children to work together to reinforce classroom learning, foster lifelong learning habits, and provide...

Boneo Buzz: 21st February

Boneo Buzz: 21st February

Dear Parents and Guardians, Like most schools, Boneo Primary School relies heavily on fundraising activities to help purchase resources and equipment over and above our education allocation. In 2020, we have the following major fundraising events organised: Family...

Boneo Buzz: 14th February

Boneo Buzz: 14th February

  Dear Parents and Guardians, Over 120 parents attended our Information Evening on Wednesday. Your participation in your child’s education and your child’s school make a tremendous difference in the quality of our program. Thank you for making our teachers feel...

Boneo Buzz: 7th February

Boneo Buzz: 7th February

 Dear Parents and Guardians,  We are very excited to be launching our new Inquiry Curriculum at the: Parent Curriculum Information Evening Wednesday 12 February Refreshments on arrival 4:30 to 5:30pm 5:30 to 6:30pm /Repeat session All children will have a special...

Boneo Buzz:31st January

Boneo Buzz:31st January

Dear Parent and Guardians, On behalf of the Boneo team, we are excited to welcome students, parents and community members to the 2020 school year! We hope you have had a restful and safe summer. Our hearts and good wishes are with those who continue to fight these...

Newsletters 2019

Boneo Buzz:20th December

Boneo Buzz:20th December

Dear Parents and Guardians, Thank you for another wonderful and productive school year.  I can’t thank everyone enough for your endless hours of volunteering, reading, organising, donating and doing whatever was necessary to support students - both at home and at...

Boneo Buzz:13th December

Boneo Buzz:13th December

Dear Parents and Guardians,   Over the last two days, I have been supporting the current Year 6 Leaders to interview and select the 2020 Year 6 Leadership team. Through this process they shared their thoughts about leadership. The following captures student...

Boneo Buzz: 6th December

Boneo Buzz: 6th December

Dear Parents and Guardians,  We would like to say a huge thank you to all of our parent helpers and community volunteers in 2019!  To show our appreciation for all the support you have provided, you are invited to a special breakfast. Thursday 12th December at...

Boneo Buzz: 29th November

Boneo Buzz: 29th November

Dear Parents and Guardians, With only a few weeks before we conclude the 2019 school year, the annual ritual of putting together next year's class lists has begun. All staff are actively involved in creating class lists. Teachers meet as a team to create lists based...

Boneo Buzz: 22nd November

Boneo Buzz: 22nd November

Dear Parents and Guardians, I am excited to announce that we have been successful in our grant application through the Government Shade Grant Program. We have received $24,700 to purchase shade sails for our new outdoor kitchen. Don’t forget to let us know if you are...

Boneo Buzz: 15th November

Boneo Buzz: 15th November

Dear Parents and Guardians, Outdoor Kitchen Construction We are really excited to begin construction of our outdoor kitchen and classroom. This is going to be a magnificent addition to our facilities. The generosity of our community, through the support of the Colour...

Boneo Buzz: 8th November

Boneo Buzz: 8th November

‘The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members.’   Our Wonderful Community, In this edition of the Buzz, I want to highlight how privileged we are to be supported by such a generous, dedicated community. The...

Boneo Buzz: 1st November

Boneo Buzz: 1st November

Dear Parents and Guardians,  Last night, Alex, Taye and Alistair represented Boneo Primary School in the Lions Club Quiz Finals. We competed against Sorrento Primary School, Rye Primary School and Red Hill Consolidated School. We are extremely proud to announce that...

Boneo Buzz: 25th October

Boneo Buzz: 25th October

Dear Parents and Guardians, I am thrilled to share with our community that our teachers have been awarded the 2019 Australian Mathematics and Science Institute (AMSI) Choose Math National Mathematics Primary Teachers of the Year. Ryan Jellie and Liz Dewar have been...

Boneo Buzz: 18th October

Boneo Buzz: 18th October

Dear Parents and Guardians, We are excited to announce that our Boneo Lions Trivia team, Alex, Taye and Alistair, won the first round and now progress through to the finals in two weeks’ time. Their capacity to perform under pressure, responding to challenging...

Boneo Buzz: 11th October

Boneo Buzz: 11th October

Dear Parents and Guardians,Welcome back to Term 4.I am excited to announce that we have received one of the five grant applications submitted in Term 3. Only four to go!The Bendigo Bank have sponsored Boneo Primary School to the value of $17880 to purchase new laptops...

Boneo Buzz: 20th September

Boneo Buzz: 20th September

Dear Parents and Guardians,  It is hard to believe we head towards our final term for 2019. A huge thank you to our wonderful community for the continued support of our programs. Your assistance ensures we can offer a broad range of opportunities for our children....

Boneo Buzz: 13th September

Boneo Buzz: 13th September

Dear Parents and Guardians, Why is it that when some people encounter obstacles to a goal it stops them, while other people gain energy from the challenges life presents? The ability to bounce back and persist especially when things get tough are traits of highly...

Boneo Buzz: 6th September

Boneo Buzz: 6th September

Dear Parents and Guardians, It gives me great pleasure to announce Ryan Jellie and Liz Dewar, who are involved in the DET Primary Mathematics and Science initiative, have been awarded the Teaching Excellence Award offered by the Australian Mathematical Science...

Boneo Buzz: 30th August

Boneo Buzz: 30th August

Dear Parents and Guardians, We hope all of our fathers, grandfathers and significant male role models for our children enjoy a wonderful Father's Day connecting with family. A huge thank you to Kylie Hacking and the team of fabulous parent volunteers who organised the...

Boneo Buzz: 23rd August

Boneo Buzz: 23rd August

Dear Parents and Guardians, Excited Year 3 students headed to Somers Camp on Wednesday to kick start the 2019 Outdoor Education program. The Boneo PS curriculum is designed to equip our young people with the necessary knowledge, skills, attitudes and beliefs to deal...

Boneo Buzz: 16th August

Boneo Buzz: 16th August

Friday 16th August, 2019 Dear Parents and Guardians, A firm believer in the quote ‘It takes a village,’ I start our Buzz today with an update on our facility improvement plans. School Council discussed initial quotes for the extension of the multipurpose room or the...

Boneo Buzz: 9th August

Boneo Buzz: 9th August

Friday 9th August, 2019 Dear Parents and Guardians, ‘Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness.’  Creating a positive school culture and climate in which teaching and learning can safely take place requires a partnership between parents,...

Boneo Buzz: 2nd August

Boneo Buzz: 2nd August

Friday 2nd August, 2019 Dear Parents and Guardians, Celebrate books and reading. Each year across Australia, the Children’s Book Council of Australia brings children and books together celebrating CBCA Book Week. During this time it is a chance to celebrate Australian...

Boneo Buzz: 26th July

Boneo Buzz: 26th July

Friday 26th July, 2019 Dear Parents and Guardians, Thankyou for supporting our gratitude initiative by completing the family gratitude cards.  Drop in to reception and check out our gorgeous Gratitude Tree. I have attached a link to a presentation about Gratitude by...

Boneo Buzz: 19th July

Boneo Buzz: 19th July

Friday 19th July, 2019 Dear Parents and Guardians,Welcome to our new Boneo Buzz post which is accessed via the Boneo Primary School website. Each Friday we will send families a direct link to The Buzz via Compass. The website functionality allows us to upload videos...

Boneo Buzz: 28th June

Boneo Buzz: 28th June

Friday 28th June, 2019 Dear Parents and Guardians, As Term 2 draws to a close I would like to wish all families a relaxing holiday break. The two week holiday is an ideal opportunity for students to recharge their batteries, reflect on what they have achieved so far...

BONEO BUZZ:21st June

BONEO BUZZ:21st June

Friday 21st June, 2019   Dear Parents and Guardians, It is hard to believe we have only one week before Term 2 concludes. I know families are eagerly awaiting the opportunity to read their child’s Semester 1 report which will be available via Compass...

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