Library News – return dates

End of year return dates – reminder: Special thanks for your assistance with end of year book returns. Prompt return of items assists the library team as we assess and prepare resources for the start of next year. Please note that items lost or damaged beyond repair will incur the full replacement cost. If items are paid for and later found we are happy to reimburse replacement costs.

College families were recently sent an email with Prep-Year 6 and Year 7-12 return details. Please read over these emails carefully as they contain information pertinent to particular year levels.

Primary return dates:
Prep – Year 6: Library items, including home readers and Year 4 recorder books are due back on Friday 17 November. Year 5 Standard of Excellence Music texts can be returned on Thursday 23 November.

Secondary return dates:
Year 12:  Any outstanding items need to be returned promptly.
Years 7 and 8: Books, laptops and chargers are due back Friday 24 November       
Year 9: Books, laptops and chargers are due back Tuesday 28 November.     
Years 10 and 11: Books, laptops and chargers are due back Friday 24 November.
This is the last day of exam block for Year 11.  Students need to return their laptops once they have completed their final exam.

Cases must remain on laptops for students in Year 7, 8, 10 and 11.

Cases must be removed for current Year 9 and 12 students prior to returning the laptops, as new devices will be issued for students entering Year 10. The Year 10 2018 cohort will need to present with their hard clip-on case when they collect their laptops in the New Year. Please note all chargers need to be returned without the extension cord.

Sunny Kids Writing Camps

The Sunny Kids Writing Camps for the December-January holidays have recently been released and bookings are now being taken. All students with an interest in writing are encouraged to attend. These workshops are conducted by internationally published, award-winning author, Aleesah Darlison, and are always well attended by students who attend many schools located on the Sunshine Coast and in Brisbane.

Four dates only: 14 Dec, 19 Dec, 10 Jan and 17 Jan. Full details and bookings

The TUH ‘Big Thank You’ Giveaway

You’re invited to say a ‘Big Thank You’ to our staff to help our College win one of five $1000 prizes. Your child can also win one of 100 x $50 gift vouchers just by entering. All they have to do is visit bigthankyou.com.au and say in 50 words or less how their teacher or teacher librarian helps to inspire a love of reading (parents can help younger students with their entry).

The ‘Big Thank You’ Giveaway is proudly sponsored by TUH, a health fund that was founded in Queensland 45 years ago to serve the education community. TUH is also the proud principal sponsor of the 2017 Premier’s Reading Challenge.

Vanessa McKellar and Beryl Morris, Teacher Librarians

 

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