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an everyday packaged item such as a soup tin with a label, soap packet, washing powder box etc. Raelene FitzGerald Music News We are excited that our Junior School Choir and Songsters Choir have been invited to sing at the Darwin City Councils Here Comes Santa night. This replaces the Lord Mayors Christmas Tree Lighting on Friday 27th November, 2009. It takes place from 7pm at Raintree Park. This will be a fun night of family entertainment so please note the date in your diaries. Santa, of course, will be there as well! This is the same week as the Celebration 2009 concert (held at Darwin Entertainment Centre on Wednesday 25th November). Pease note that the lunchtime concert in the calendar for October 16th, 2009, has been cancelled. We wish all our music students good luck in their AMEB examinations this Saturday. Parents are reminded to use the Library Car Park and that the examinations are being held in the Radio Room on our beautiful new baby grand piano! Just a reminder to parents to notify your childs instrumental teacher well in advance if a lesson will be missed due to excursions. Jill Kuhn Music Coordinator Sports Notices Build Up Netball Essington will be represented by five teams in the Primary Build Up competition which started this week. Thanks to Marie Noonan, Suzie Marker, Kristen McAllister, Louize Edwards, Liz McKinley, Marie Bottolfsen, Rachel Trier and Tracey Rowberry who will be coaching several of our teams. Good luck to all players. Year 2/3 Net Set Go and Year 3/4 will always play at 5pm. Year 5 and 6 will play at 6pm. All games are at Marrara Netball Courts. Year 7 10 Swimming Carnival Our Annual House Swimming Carnival will take place at the Casuarina Pool on Friday 9th October. Information and permission forms have been distributed to all students. These need to be returned to your Homeroom Teacher. Students are asked to join in and support their House by swimming or cheering. The canteen will be open and a BBQ will be operating for students to purchase their lunch. Please do not bring coloured zinc or hairspray. Year 4 6 Swimming Carnival Our Annual House Swimming Carnival for Year 4 6 will take place at the Casuarina Swimming Pool on Friday 16th October. Information and permission forms have now been distributed. These need to be returned to your classroom teacher. Students are asked to join in and support their House by swimming or cheering. The canteen will be open and a BBQ will be operating for students to purchase their lunch. Please do not bring coloured zinc or hairspray. Year 2 & 3 Swimming Fun Day Year 2 & 3 students will be involved in a swimming Fun Day at Casuarina Pool on Friday 23rd October. This will begin at 8:30am and conclude at 10:30am. Students will then return to school. Permission notes and information booklets have now been distributed. Transition to Year 1 Swimming Carnival As our school continues to grow we are in the process of looking at the best possible way to offer a swimming carnival to these students. More information will be provided next week. Sepaktakrow Students from Malaysia are planning to visit Darwin in December 2009, Week 10. Twelve students and their coaches are looking for home stay accommodation during their stay in Darwin to establish cross cultural connections and an insight into the daily lives of Australians. Contact 0404 268 491 for more information. New Auskick Centre Casuarina Auskick CentreCorner Trower Road and Rothdale Road, Jingili. Auskick is looking for 5 to 8 year old Boys and Girls. $50 fully insured 10 week season. Make sure you sign up to get your AUSKICK Backpack, footy, pump and heaps heaps more! BONUS - If you sign up in week 1, you may just walk away in your own brand new pair of footy boots, absolutely free!! (deal subject to size and only while stocks last). How Kids Can Register? Sign On at first session, Friday 16th October at 5pm (Week 2, Term 4) at the Casuarina Senior College oval. Phone 8980 4814 or Email: bmarston@aflnt.com.au. Come and Try Orienteering The ideal way to exercise your mind and your body. Great for families of all ages. Your FIRST EVENT is FREE, with experienced club members and coaches on hand to get you started. Events are held on Sunday mornings. Future events: Sun 11th October - Bike event Sat 24th October - East Point night event Sun 8th November - Nightcliff For enquiries and more details, phone Susi Bertei on 89815841. Congratulations Tala Innes recently won the overall female 5km event, and also her age group for 12-16 years, at the NT Open The Essington School Darwin 5 BAYSIDE DANCE CENTRE Bayside Dance Centre welcomes AIMEE SPEAK back from the UK. Aimee's dynamic, energetic, exciting dancing motivates and enthuses all her dance pupils. Aimee will be teaching all childrens classes in Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Jazz/Street Funk/Hip Hop combo and Baby BOP for children aged 2-4 yrs. Please call 89811190 for class information. Ballroom dancing classes at social, medal and competition level for children of all ages are also available. Open studio environment and parents are welcome to watch. Please call 89811190 to enrol now. DRAMA AND COMMUNICATION CLASSES AND AWARDS Fun, creative and excellent for growing confidence, self-esteem and poise. Discover the power of voice and self-expression through drama games, impros, and theatre sports. Try comedy, debates and public speaking. Students, 9 years and up are producing plays for Industry Award Certificates. (A.M.E.B.) This month a southern adjudicator & local audience will review them. Students, young or adult, with special SPEECH needs or desires ask about individual tutoring. ENROL NOW for Short courses, Term 4 Film in Drama; Or A Taste of Drama on 0421115538 or gmarose@optusnet.com.au ENROLLING FOR 2010 HAS STARTED Places are limited. For ages 6 and up. Gillian Rose, Principal The Outspoken Swan