Blog 25 October 2018

This week our interschool athletics team competed at Bateman PS and won the Interschool Athletics Meritorious Shield, which is awarded to the best school on handicap.  Congratulations to the Richmond Team!  Special mention to our medallists – Ruby Cuthbert (gold), Cruz Sowden, Poppy Beekhuizen and Ollie Neesham (bronze). There is a photo on Facebook.

We have a new chaplain! 

We welcomed Mitra Cole this week and she will work on Mondays and Tuesdays. Please make contact with her if you feel she can assist your child. Her services are non- religious and she acts as part of our pastoral care team.

The P&C is busy organising events to bring Richmond families together.  I hope you can attend some of them.

On Friday 2 November there is a Halloween Disco for year 1 – 6 students.  Permission letters have gone home.  Click here:

Saturday 3 November is Family Photo Day.  To book a photo session, go to  The cost of the session is $20 and 100% of the money goes to the P&C.  Friends, family, neighbours are welcome to book. Please call Liann Cooper with any questions (0433 929 173)

On Sunday 4 November the Dads of Richmond Kids will be running the Richmond Flyer Billy Cart Race.  Click here:‐richmond‐cup‐2018

On Friday 16 November the P & C will hold an Arts/Outdoor Movie night.

On Friday 7 December there will be waterslides on the oval!

All year 6 parents have been invited to the graduation ceremony on Thursday 6 December at Swan Yacht Club.  We will end the year with a final assembly on Wednesday 12 December to which everyone is invited. At the assembly, end of year awards will be presented, the year 6 and kindy students will perform and the chorale will sing.

At the end of semester, all student reports will be distributed electronically.  This means that all parents will get their reports on the same day and they can be electronically stored or printed out at home.  Please can everyone ensure that Lara has their correct email address by emailing her on or phoning her on 9339 5055.

I have been writing copy for our new website and working closely with SIMS Design. It will go live very soon and looks fantastic!  The newsletter will be replaced by a website blog.

Lisa Dentith

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