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27 SCHOOL IS ON!
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SCHOOL IS ON!


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Parents/Carers, a reminder that Monday 27 April is NOT a public holiday in lieu of ANZAC Day being on Saturday 25 April. Please ensure all students are at school.

Yr5 Opportunity Class Placements
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Yr5 Opportunity Class Placements


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Online applications open today for Year 5 Opportunity Class Placement in 2016. Details have been sent home to all Yr4 parents & carers. Applications close: Tuesday 19 May 2015. Refer link for online applications. Please note that NO PAPER ENTRIES or LAT...

Monday Lunchtime Activities
12:45PM

Monday Lunchtime Activities


from 12:45PM to 01:05PM

For involved students, the following activities for Term 2 take place every Monday (unless otherwise advised by teachers)during 1st Half Lunch (12:45 - 1:05pm): - SRC Meeting - ECO Meeting - Student Executive Meeting - DEM Gazette Group

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28 Anzac Day Ceremony
09:15AM

Anzac Day Ceremony


from 09:15AM to 10:00AM

Tuesday Lunchtime Activities
12:45PM

Tuesday Lunchtime Activities


from 12:45PM to 01:05PM

For involved students, the following Term 2 activities take place each Tuesday(unless otherwise advised by teachers)during 1st Half Lunch (12:45 - 1:05pm): - Chess Club - Year 5 & 6 Debating

29 Wednesday Lunchtime Activities
12:45PM

Wednesday Lunchtime Activities


from 12:45PM to 01:05PM

For involved students, the following activities for Term 2 take place each Wednesday (unless otherwise advised by teachers)during 1st Half Lunch (12:45 - 1:05pm): - 'The Little Mermaid' Musical practice - K-2 Drama Club

30 Thursday Lunchtime Activities
12:45PM

Thursday Lunchtime Activities


from 12:45PM to 01:05PM

For involved students, the following activities for Term 2 take place each Thursday (unless otherwise advised by teachers)during 1st Half Lunch (12:45 - 1:05pm): - Gardening Club - Handball Club - Recorder Group - K-2, Junior and Senior Choirs

1 Winter PSSA Starts
12:45PM

Winter PSSA Starts


from 12:45PM to 02:45PM

Winter PSSA (AFL, Soccer and Netball) commences Fri 1 May and finishes Fri 19 June for Term 2.

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4 Monday Lunchtime Activities
12:45PM

Monday Lunchtime Activities


from 12:45PM to 01:05PM

For involved students, the following activities for Term 2 take place every Monday (unless otherwise advised by teachers)during 1st Half Lunch (12:45 - 1:05pm): - SRC Meeting - ECO Meeting - Student Executive Meeting - DEM Gazette Group

5 Tuesday Lunchtime Activities
12:45PM

Tuesday Lunchtime Activities


from 12:45PM to 01:05PM

For involved students, the following Term 2 activities take place each Tuesday(unless otherwise advised by teachers)during 1st Half Lunch (12:45 - 1:05pm): - Chess Club - Year 5 & 6 Debating

6 Wednesday Lunchtime Activities
12:45PM

Wednesday Lunchtime Activities


from 12:45PM to 01:05PM

For involved students, the following activities for Term 2 take place each Wednesday (unless otherwise advised by teachers)during 1st Half Lunch (12:45 - 1:05pm): - 'The Little Mermaid' Musical practice - K-2 Drama Club

7 Thursday Lunchtime Activities
12:45PM

Thursday Lunchtime Activities


from 12:45PM to 01:05PM

For involved students, the following activities for Term 2 take place each Thursday (unless otherwise advised by teachers)during 1st Half Lunch (12:45 - 1:05pm): - Gardening Club - Handball Club - Recorder Group - K-2, Junior and Senior Choirs

8 Winter PSSA Starts
12:45PM

Winter PSSA Starts


from 12:45PM to 02:45PM

Winter PSSA (AFL, Soccer and Netball) commences Fri 1 May and finishes Fri 19 June for Term 2.

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11 Monday Lunchtime Activities
12:45PM

Monday Lunchtime Activities


from 12:45PM to 01:05PM

For involved students, the following activities for Term 2 take place every Monday (unless otherwise advised by teachers)during 1st Half Lunch (12:45 - 1:05pm): - SRC Meeting - ECO Meeting - Student Executive Meeting - DEM Gazette Group

12 Tuesday Lunchtime Activities
12:45PM

Tuesday Lunchtime Activities


from 12:45PM to 01:05PM

For involved students, the following Term 2 activities take place each Tuesday(unless otherwise advised by teachers)during 1st Half Lunch (12:45 - 1:05pm): - Chess Club - Year 5 & 6 Debating

YR1 Walking Excursion
09:15AM

YR1 Walking Excursion


from 09:15AM to 12:00PM

Year 1 students will be participating in a local walking excursion around the North Sydney area, as an observation and research gathering activity. Students will visit historic sites and local monuments. Depart NSDS: 9.15am / Return NSDS: 12noon Students...

13 Wednesday Lunchtime Activities
12:45PM

Wednesday Lunchtime Activities


from 12:45PM to 01:05PM

For involved students, the following activities for Term 2 take place each Wednesday (unless otherwise advised by teachers)during 1st Half Lunch (12:45 - 1:05pm): - 'The Little Mermaid' Musical practice - K-2 Drama Club

P&C Meeting
06:30PM

P&C Meeting


from 06:30PM to 08:30PM

The P&C meets in the Library. All are welcome.

14 Thursday Lunchtime Activities
12:45PM

Thursday Lunchtime Activities


from 12:45PM to 01:05PM

For involved students, the following activities for Term 2 take place each Thursday (unless otherwise advised by teachers)during 1st Half Lunch (12:45 - 1:05pm): - Gardening Club - Handball Club - Recorder Group - K-2, Junior and Senior Choirs

Kindy Excursion
09:00AM

Kindy Excursion


from 09:00AM to 03:00PM

All of Kindergarten will be going on an excursion to see the play “The Incredible Book Eating Boy” by Oliver Jeffers. Depart from NSDS at 9.05 am SHARP Return from The Seymour Centre at 11:15 am to return to school. School uniform must be worn. Children w...

15 Winter PSSA Starts
12:45PM

Winter PSSA Starts


from 12:45PM to 02:45PM

Winter PSSA (AFL, Soccer and Netball) commences Fri 1 May and finishes Fri 19 June for Term 2.

Applications CLOSE for OC Places
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Applications CLOSE for OC Places


All day

Note to parents & carers that today is the last day to make an online application for a Year 5 Opportunity Class placement in 2016. Applications close at 10:00pm.

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18 Monday Lunchtime Activities
12:45PM

Monday Lunchtime Activities


from 12:45PM to 01:05PM

For involved students, the following activities for Term 2 take place every Monday (unless otherwise advised by teachers)during 1st Half Lunch (12:45 - 1:05pm): - SRC Meeting - ECO Meeting - Student Executive Meeting - DEM Gazette Group

19 Tuesday Lunchtime Activities
12:45PM

Tuesday Lunchtime Activities


from 12:45PM to 01:05PM

For involved students, the following Term 2 activities take place each Tuesday(unless otherwise advised by teachers)during 1st Half Lunch (12:45 - 1:05pm): - Chess Club - Year 5 & 6 Debating

For Info: ICAS Testing Day
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For Info: ICAS Testing Day


All day

Official sitting date for Digital Technologies (Yrs 3-10). Please note that registrations for ICAS closed at the end of Term 1. This information for those already registered.)

Zone Cross Country
09:00AM

Zone Cross Country


from 09:00AM to 03:00PM

The Zone Cross Country will be held on Tuesday 19 May at Artarmon Reserve. Travel to and from the event will be by bus. Students involved in the Cross Country will need to bring with them on the day: - lunch, water & snacks - suitable running shoes - sun...

20 Wednesday Lunchtime Activities
12:45PM

Wednesday Lunchtime Activities


from 12:45PM to 01:05PM

For involved students, the following activities for Term 2 take place each Wednesday (unless otherwise advised by teachers)during 1st Half Lunch (12:45 - 1:05pm): - 'The Little Mermaid' Musical practice - K-2 Drama Club

21 Thursday Lunchtime Activities
12:45PM

Thursday Lunchtime Activities


from 12:45PM to 01:05PM

For involved students, the following activities for Term 2 take place each Thursday (unless otherwise advised by teachers)during 1st Half Lunch (12:45 - 1:05pm): - Gardening Club - Handball Club - Recorder Group - K-2, Junior and Senior Choirs

Band Camp (2 days)
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Band Camp (2 days)


All day

This year's Band Camp will be held at the Collaroy Centre, Collaroy on Thursday 21st May and Friday 22nd May, 2015. Please see Notes and Forms tab for information and permissions

22 Winter PSSA Starts
12:45PM

Winter PSSA Starts


from 12:45PM to 02:45PM

Winter PSSA (AFL, Soccer and Netball) commences Fri 1 May and finishes Fri 19 June for Term 2.

Band Camp (2 days)
All day

Band Camp (2 days)


All day

This year's Band Camp will be held at the Collaroy Centre, Collaroy on Thursday 21st May and Friday 22nd May, 2015. Please see Notes and Forms tab for information and permissions

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25 Monday Lunchtime Activities
12:45PM

Monday Lunchtime Activities


from 12:45PM to 01:05PM

For involved students, the following activities for Term 2 take place every Monday (unless otherwise advised by teachers)during 1st Half Lunch (12:45 - 1:05pm): - SRC Meeting - ECO Meeting - Student Executive Meeting - DEM Gazette Group

26 Tuesday Lunchtime Activities
12:45PM

Tuesday Lunchtime Activities


from 12:45PM to 01:05PM

For involved students, the following Term 2 activities take place each Tuesday(unless otherwise advised by teachers)during 1st Half Lunch (12:45 - 1:05pm): - Chess Club - Year 5 & 6 Debating

Leadership Camp - 2 Days
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Leadership Camp - 2 Days


All day

The Student Exec will attend the rescheduled Leadership Camp on Tuesday 26 and Wednesday 27 May, at Collaroy.

Junior Choir Rehearsals
09:00AM

Junior Choir Rehearsals


from 09:00AM to 03:00PM

NSDS Junior Choir will be attending three major rehearsals for the Ryde Schools Spectacular. All rehearsals will be held at the Ryde Civic Centre on the following dates: Rehearsal 1 - Tuesday 26 May Rehearsal 2 - Tuesday 18 August Rehearsal 3 - Tuesday 2...

27 Wednesday Lunchtime Activities
12:45PM

Wednesday Lunchtime Activities


from 12:45PM to 01:05PM

For involved students, the following activities for Term 2 take place each Wednesday (unless otherwise advised by teachers)during 1st Half Lunch (12:45 - 1:05pm): - 'The Little Mermaid' Musical practice - K-2 Drama Club

Leadership Camp - 2 Days
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Leadership Camp - 2 Days


All day

The Student Exec will attend the rescheduled Leadership Camp on Tuesday 26 and Wednesday 27 May, at Collaroy.

Nat'l Simultaneous Storytime
09:00AM

Nat'l Simultaneous Storytime


from 09:00AM to 03:00PM

National Simultaneous Storytime (NSS) is an annual event by the Australian Library and Information Association. Each year a picture book (by Australian author/illustrator)is read simultaneously in varied places around the country. The DEM celebrating this...

28 Thursday Lunchtime Activities
12:45PM

Thursday Lunchtime Activities


from 12:45PM to 01:05PM

For involved students, the following activities for Term 2 take place each Thursday (unless otherwise advised by teachers)during 1st Half Lunch (12:45 - 1:05pm): - Gardening Club - Handball Club - Recorder Group - K-2, Junior and Senior Choirs

29 Winter PSSA Starts
12:45PM

Winter PSSA Starts


from 12:45PM to 02:45PM

Winter PSSA (AFL, Soccer and Netball) commences Fri 1 May and finishes Fri 19 June for Term 2.

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Upcoming events

Year 5/6 Walking Excursion Jun 1 09:30AM
SCHOOL PHOTO DAY Jun 2 09:00AM
For Info: ICAS Testing Day Jun 3 All Day
Post Band Camp Concert Jun 3 06:30PM
Year 2 Walking Excursion Jun 4 09:15AM
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Premier's Reading Challenge 2015!

REMINDER: 2015 Premier's Reading Challenge still open till 21 August Briefly the challenge involves: Years K - 2: need to read 30 books on their own, or with a parent/carer. Years 3 - 4: need to read 20 books on their own. ... Read more

Teacher, Team Leader and Executive Staff Contacts

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Enrol for Kindergarten 2016

WE ARE NOW ACCEPTING ENROLMENTS FOR KINDERGARTEN 2016! Please note we are now accepting applications for enrolment to BOTH North Sydney Demonstration School and the New School (name yet to be announced). All applications will... Read more