Term 1

EPS Newsletter #08 – 27th March 2024


Principal's Report Thank you to all students for their excellent efforts towards achieving their personal best in so many areas this term. Thank you also to all of the EPS Staff for supporting them in these endeavours. Wishing everyone a safe and enjoyable Easter break! Last Day of Term – Thursday 28th March Thursday 28th March: Out of Uniform Dress-Up Theme - Holiday Destinations or Activities! (No gold coin needed) Whole School Values Awards Assembly at 9.15am School finishes at 2.30pm Thursday 28th March - Free Dress Day - Holiday Theme Whole School Values Awards Assembly at 9.15am [...]

EPS Newsletter #08 – 27th March 20242024-03-28T14:29:29+11:00

EPS Newsletter #07 – 20th March 2024


Principal's Report We were very excited to hold our first-ever Junior School House Sports Carnival last Wednesday 13th March. Thanks to the Grade 6 House Captains, Grade 6 Student Council and the Grade 6 teaching team, this fun event ran from 12pm until 3.30pm. Craig Appleby and Ben Kolb planned the day for all Junior School students (Prep to Grade 2), with activities taking place on the School Oval and in the Stadium. All students rotated through all of the activities – from throwing rubber chickens, hurdles to over-under tunnel ball. The focus of the day was having [...]

EPS Newsletter #07 – 20th March 20242024-03-20T15:15:31+11:00

EPS Newsletter #06 – 13th March 2024


Principal's Report Congratulations to the following amazing participants in the recent Divisional Swimming Carnival, after their successes at the EDEC Swimming Carnival: Rainger K,  Jude O, Ollie D, Riley S, Alex K, Ashley T, Will R-S, Matilda-Maple C-C, Isla H, Imogen B, Elena R, Abigail B, Tiago F, Miles G, Odin S. The girls’ team came first in their Medley relay and second in their Freestyle relay. Matilda came first in both individual Breaststroke and Backstroke. Matilda and the girls’ relay team will all now compete in the Regional competition on Friday 22nd March - congratulations! We are [...]

EPS Newsletter #06 – 13th March 20242024-03-14T12:04:15+11:00

EPS Newsletter #05 – 6th March 2024


Principal's Report We are very excited to be holding our first-ever Junior School House Sports Carnival next Wednesday 13th March! Thanks to the Grade 6 House Captains and the Grade 6 teaching team, this fun event will run from 12pm until 3.30pm next Wednesday. Craig Appleby and Ben Kolb will be running the day for all Junior School students (Prep to Grade 2), with activities take place on the School Oval and in the Stadium. All students will rotate through all of the activities. The focus of the day will be FUN and encouraging everyone to try their [...]

EPS Newsletter #05 – 6th March 20242024-03-14T12:06:04+11:00

EPS Newsletter #04 – 28th February 2024


Principal's Report Welcome & Congratulations – Grade 6 School Captains 2024! On behalf of the students and staff at Emerald Primary School, I am very proud and excited to announce that our School Captains for 2024 are: Ethan Bowles Maximus Willis Mia Castricum Eliza Watson At EPS, we have 4 Captains, rather than 2 Captains and 2 Vice Captains, so that the workload and responsibility can be shared. Well done and thank you to all applicants and short-listed candidates – the speeches were very impressive and it was wonderful to hear from the students about how passionate they are [...]

EPS Newsletter #04 – 28th February 20242024-02-28T15:30:22+11:00

EPS Newsletter #03 – 21st February 2024


Principal's Report Storm Event – Tuesday 13th February I wanted to say thank you to all of our EPS Comminuty last week for rallying around when the going got tough and we had to close for a day, and then operate without power for the rest of the week. I really appreciate the efforts of the teachers and support staff to keep classes learning and the school functioning safely during this time. As always, the collaborative and kind nature of our staff prevailed, and the children were amazing in the way that they handled the changes and challenges. As [...]

EPS Newsletter #03 – 21st February 20242024-02-26T08:13:07+11:00

EPS Newsletter #02 – 7th February 2024


Principal's Report Parent-Teacher Connect Meetings  Bookings are now open for the Parent-Teacher Connect Meetings on Thursday 15th February, running from 12.30pm to 8pm.  As per last year,this year the meetings will be in-person. You can book times via Compass. Students are dismissed at 12pm on the day, but we are able to supervise students from then until 3.30pm if you are not able to collect your children earlier. Please advise your child's teacher or the Office Staff, or send an email to emerald.ps@education.vic.gov.au, if you need to have your child/children stay until 3.30pm. These meetings are a great opportunity for parents and [...]

EPS Newsletter #02 – 7th February 20242024-02-07T15:53:42+11:00

EPS Newsletter #01 – 1st February 2024


Principal's Report Welcome Back to EPS – What is in store for 2024?! I would like to extend a warm welcome to all of our new EPS families and new Prep students and their families. The last couple of days have gone very smoothly, and I have enjoyed walking around the classrooms and the yard to catch up with students and families to hear about the summer holidays and all the exciting things that have happened since we all saw each other. I want to thank Kristie Holden and Samantha Hardiman for all of their amazing support to help [...]

EPS Newsletter #01 – 1st February 20242024-02-17T09:43:29+11:00
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