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Alice Springs Steiner School newsletter



Alice Springs Steiner School newsletter


Alice Springs Steiner School


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Steiner Education Australia

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Alice Springs


Alice Springs Steiner School newsletter


Newsletter, Monday 28th October 2019

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Newsletter ~ Monday 28th October https://us7.campaign-archive.com/?u=6a6b0cfafebf2f5f89550f76c&id=1f9d4b2a7a[7/04/2020 11:51:57 AM] Cassia 1 & Cassia 2 Summer/Christmas Festival - Thursday 12 December LAST DAY OF TERM 4 - Thursday 12th December FIRST DAY OF TERM 1 2020 - Wednesday 29th January TERM DATES 2019 Term 4 (9 wks) Tuesday 15th October - Thursday 12th December 2020 Term 1 (11 wks) Wednesday 29th January - Thursday 9th April 1st term holiday 14th April - 17th April (1 week) Term 2 (9 wks) Tuesday 21st April - Friday 19th June 2nd term holiday 22nd June - 17th July (4 weeks) Term 3 (10 wks) Tuesday 21st July - Friday 25th September 3rd term holiday 28th September - 9th October (2 weeks) Term 4 (9 wks) Tuesday 13th October - Thursday 11th December PRINCIPAL NEWS Greetings all Class 7 Orientation Day today commenced with a walk together with next years Class 8 group. They will work together for part of each day in 2020 as Class 7/8. Class 7 camp this year involved a walk from the school through the country all the way to Jesse Gap, a unique area that we usually just drive past! They camped at Emily Gap and met an Elder there who told them of the importance of the area to traditional owners. We live and work on the land still held as sacred by the Arrernte people and continue to honour their traditions and those of all local language groups. Our direct language teaching was sadly interrupted, then cut short this year by the sudden loss of our Arrernte teacher. However connection with crafts, history, the environment and the land through story, observation in the playground, camps and weekly walks keep the children involved and aware of their heritage as carers of this place. We are really pleased to see the bike path finally complete this week. Thanks to the Council and to the families that requested it. I have checked with riders both young and old and