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PARENT SEMINAR: Power of Parenting - Disarming Bullying

PARENT SEMINAR: Power of Parenting - Disarming Bullying

You are invited to a PCS Parent Seminar, 'Power of Parenting: Disarming Bullying', presented by Brett Murray (Make Bullying History). We are delighted to welcome back Brett Murray to present on the topic of Bullying. Brett’s passionate and highly informed presentation is a MUST for all parents and we encourage you to make this seminar a priority to attend.

 

Tuesday 4 June 2019

7.00 pm

$5 entry

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Mother’s Day Stalls 2019

Mother’s Day Stalls 2019

Our Mother’s Day Stalls are an opportunity for PCS to bless our school community and for students to choose a special gift for their mums. If your child would like to purchase a Mother’s Day gift, please send in $5.00 on the day of the Stall with each Preschool to Year 6 child. We ask that students bring a carry bag so they can buy their Mother’s Day present at the Stall and then take their chosen gift home.

 

KINDERGARTEN TO YEAR 6

Friday 10 May 2019 from 9.00 am

Our traditional Mother’s Day Stall for Kindergarten to Year 6 students

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Open Day 2019

Open Day 2019

Join us on 19 June 2019 for our annual OPEN DAY! We invite friends, family and anyone who would like to see what Penrith Christian School is all about, to come along.

 

Activities include:

Student Showcase at 10.00 am

Tours from 11.30 am

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Mother’s Day 2019: Tea-riffic High Tea

Mother’s Day 2019: Tea-riffic High Tea

This event is now BOOKED OUT! Although there are no tickets left at this stage, you can add yourself to the waiting list by clicking on the ticket link: https://www.trybooking.com/BBIPQ

For those who do have a ticket, if your circumstances change prior to the event, and you are no longer able to attend, please contact School Reception on 4737 4300, as there are already people on the waiting list who will be happy to take your place!

 

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As an expression of our gratitude and desire to honour our PCS mums on Mother’s Day, we invite you to our Tea-riffic High Tea at 1.30 pm on Friday 10 May, 2019. There will be beautiful food, as well as student performances and other special activities designed to spoil our mums!

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Meet The Teacher: Early Childhood families

Meet The Teacher: Early Childhood families

Early Childhood families are invited to join us for ‘Meet The Teacher 2019’ on Tuesday 12 February 2019 (7.15 pm - 8.00 pm).

 

We warmly invite all parents of students from Preschool and Prep to come along and meet your child’s teacher/s for the year. This will be an informal evening where we will cover some basic reminders, expectations and questions followed by an opportunity to chat with the teachers and fellow parents.

 

NOTE: Enter at the Early Childhood gates at the bottom of the carpark.

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Meet The Teacher - Junior and Middle School families

Meet The Teacher - Junior and Middle School families

Junior School and Middle School families are invited to join us for ‘Meet The Teacher 2019’ on Tuesday 12 February 2019 (7.00 pm - 8.45 pm). 

 

We warmly invite all parents of students from Kindergarten to Year 8 to come along and meet your child’s teacher/s for the year. You will learn about class themes, culture, special events, daily schedules and learning expectations.

 

INTRODUCTION: 7.00 pm - 7.15 pmThe Introduction session will provide important information for all Junior and Middle School families.

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Girls Rising and Men of Honour 2018

Girls Rising and Men of Honour 2018

On Thursday 15 November, over 400 Year 10 students and teachers from public and private schools, got together to hear some great messages from speakers, empowering them to be the best they can be and make wise choices. 

 

Our first key speaker at Girls Rising was Melinda Tankard-Reist, an advocate for women and girls, who spoke about the harms of media messages, objectification, mental health issues, the importance of respect-based relationships, to name a few.

 

Next, a favourite of the girls, World Champion and Olympian Jessica Fox, spoke about her journey as a competitor whilst sitting her HSC and setting her goals. She also encouraged the girls to be resilient and determined when failures and setbacks occur.

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Parent Thank You Morning Tea 2018

Parent Thank You Morning Tea 2018

All our 2018 volunteer helpers are warmly invited to attend Penrith Christian School’s special ‘Parent Thank You Morning Tea’ event, to let you know how much we appreciate your support and willingness to work as part of our team.

DATE: Friday 23 November 2018TIME: 10.50 am – 11.30 am

 

If you are able, please also join us for Junior School Chapel in the Auditorium at 10.10 am

 

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Technology and Creative Arts Showcase 2018

Technology and Creative Arts Showcase 2018

All students, staff and families in the Penrith Christian School community are welcome to join us on Thursday 15 November (6 pm - 8 pm) for our annual Technology and Creative Arts Showcase.

 

This event is an interactive experience of the creative work of PCS students through technology, design, art, multimedia, music and drama. Food is available for purchase. So come along and enjoy a fantastic display of talent, skill and creativity!

 

No need to RSVP or book.

PARENT SEMINAR: Generations XYZ - how to navigate the gap

PARENT SEMINAR: Generations XYZ - how to navigate the gap

Penrith Christian School is pleased to host an important seminar for parents on Tuesday 23 October, 2018 (7.00 pm): Generations XYZ - how to navigate the gap, presented by Mark McCrindle.

 

This night for parents only is open to PCS families and anyone in our local community. CLICK HERE TO BOOK

 

ABOUT THE SEMINAR:

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Father's Day Breakfast 2018

Father's Day Breakfast 2018

DADS!! Bring your kids to school on Friday 31 August 2018, between 7.30 am and 8.30 am, and grab some Father’s Day breakfast to go!

 

Grab a FREE EGG & BACON ROLL and a bottle of water when you drive through Express Drop Off.

 

Those who walk their kids to the front gates will also receive an Egg & Bacon Roll and are welcome to hang around for a coffee in the Cafe.

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Resilient Families Online: a seminar for parents - 13 August 2018

Resilient Families Online: a seminar for parents - 13 August 2018

Penrith Christian School is pleased to host an important seminar for parents on Monday 13 August 2018, titled RESILIENT FAMILIES ONLINE: embracing the positive aspects of technology while minimising the risks, presented by Collett Smart

 

This night, for parents only, is open to PCS families and anyone in our local community.

 

WHEN: Monday 13 August 2018

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What a Night! 'Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is' 2018

What a Night! 'Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is' 2018

What an amazing night we had at Penrith Christian School’s annual fundraising talent event - PUT YOUR MONEY WHERE YOUR MOUTH IS (on Tuesday 3 July, 2018)!

 

Over 500 family, friends, volunteers and performers packed the Auditorium and listened to some fantastic talent. Our brave performers were not daunted by the large crowd, and our audience responded by donating $5,701.95 - our highest PYMWYMI fundraising effort ever!

 

 All funds raised through this event goes to our Bali Projects, which helps children to attend school and to care for some of their daily needs. 

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Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is: 3 July 2018

Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is: 3 July 2018

Join us at Penrith Christian School’s annual fundraising talent event - PUT YOUR MONEY WHERE YOUR MOUTH IS - on Tuesday 3 July, 2018 (7.00 pm)

 

Bring along your money to vote for your favourite acts.

 

Donation buckets will be passed around after each act (EFTPOS facilities will also be available). All funds raised through this event goes to our Bali Projects, which helps children to attend school and to care for some of their daily needs. 

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Mother's Day Breakfast 2018

Mother's Day Breakfast 2018

As an expression of our gratitude and desire to honour our PCS mums, we invite you to our annual Mother’s Day Breakfast. There will be beautiful food prepared and served by our Hospitality students, as well as other special activities. All mums will be blessed - don’t miss this popular event!

 

WHEN: Friday 11 May, 2018

TIME: 8 am to 9 am

 

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Retrain Your Brain: a seminar for parents - 22 May 2018

Retrain Your Brain: a seminar for parents - 22 May 2018

Penrith Christian School is pleased to host an interesting and thought-provoking seminar for parents on Tuesday 22 May 2018, titled RETRAIN YOUR BRAIN, presented by Mrs Lyn Jagger (Head of Senior School at PCS).

 

This night, for parents only, is open to PCS families and anyone in our local community.

 

The seminar will present the concept of ‘GRIT’ for both adults and children:

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Open Day 2018

Open Day 2018

 

Join us on 23 May 2018 for our annual OPEN DAY! We invite friends, family and anyone who would like to 'check out' Penrith Christian School to come along.

 

Activities include:

Student Showcase at 10.00 am

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Bully-proofing Your World: a seminar for parents - 27 February 2018

Bully-proofing Your World: a seminar for parents - 27 February 2018

Penrith Christian School is pleased to host an important seminar for parents on Tuesday 27 February 2018, BULLY-PROOFING YOUR WORLD, presented by Brett Murray from Make Bullying History.

 

This night, for parents only, is open to PCS families and anyone in our local community.The seminar will cover what is/is not bullying, why people bully, the effects of bullying for both victim and perpetrator, self esteem, reacting versus responding, and more.

 

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Year 12 2017 celebrates success at brunch

Year 12 2017 celebrates success at brunch

Staff and students were treated to a beautiful and exciting breakfast to celebrate the successes achieved in this year’s HSC. This is a first ever this type of student reunion in PCS history.

 

The occasion was a success in itself and what definitely will be a tradition that is to be continued for years to come.

“It is nice to be here and to meet up with all these guys after the exams as most of us are working or holidaying. I am enjoying it”, a student remarked.

 

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Girls Rising 2017

Girls Rising 2017

On Thursday 16 November 2017, PCS hosted our fourth annual Girls Rising event. Close to 550 Year 10 girls (and teachers) attended from 13 public and private schools across the wider Nepean area - the students were polite, encouraging, attentive, engaged and collaborative.

 

The aim of the day was to inspire the girls to be BOLD, BRAVE, and BRILLIANT.

 

We thank our speakers who instilled that message via fantastic presentations: Melinda Tankard Reist, Jessica Fox - Canoe Slalom Athlete, Hayley Allgood (Atmosphere Health & Fitness Club), Jodie Christinat (Louder Seminars), and Tanya Davies MP.

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