2015 Mini Fair

2015 Mini Fair

The annual Mini Fair was held on the final day of Term 1 and this year it was better than ever. Despite the looming grey clouds, the rain held off and students and parents were able to visit the 50+ stalls of games, food, drinks, face painting, activities and second hand sales to raise money for charity. The variety of stalls and the preparation put into every little detail, right down to the recycling of drinks cans and paper waste, was fantastic.…

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IEPS Athletics Day

IEPS Athletics Day

Last Thursday the Year 3-6 students travelled to the Collingwood Little Athletics Track for the IEPS Athletics Day. Despite the hot sun and stiff northerly breeze, students competed with terrific enthusiasm in all events and should be very proud of their efforts. Many achieved personal bests and a lucky handful recorded top results which will see them selected for the IEPS Athletics team next term - keep an eye out for who makes it early in term 2.…

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Colour for Cancer Day

The annual Colour for Cancer day was held last Thursday with great success. Students donated a gold coin for the right to take part and dressed in some of the most outrageously colourful items we have ever seen.

Prizes for the most colourfully dressed were awarded to students from each year level but all students should be congratulated for taking part so enthusiastically and raising money for such as excellent cause. A fabulous total of $754.50 was raised.

A special thank you goes out to the hard working group of Year 6s and Miss Anderson for coordinating the day. You should be very proud of the awesome achievement!

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Junior School Councilors 2015 Inducted

In a special assembly on Tuesday we welcomed Federal MP Jenny Macklin, the Hon. Member for Jaga Jaga, to Ivanhoe East PS to induct our Junior School Councilors for 2015. Ms Macklin spoke of the qualities of good leadership and how pleased she was to see our young people taking the lead in important social issues at a local level. She encouraged all of our students, especially those in Prep to Year 3, to aspire to become leaders like their peers.

Junior School Council Co-Presidents Adam and Allegra spoke on behalf of the council of their pride after being elected and promised to work hard for students to ensure IEPS remains a wonderful school. They presented Ms Macklin with flowers to thank her for taking the time to visit IEPS and award the Councilors their badges.

The Junior School Councilors for 2015 are:…

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