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This will occur in the Multimedia Room in the Library at the following times:
Wednesday January 27th
9.00-11.00am; 12.00-3.00pm; 4.00-7.00pm Senior School
Thursday January 28th
9.00-11.00am; 12.00-3.00pm; 4.00-7.00pm Years 8-10
(You are welcome to come in on the day that is convenient for you)
MATERIALS & SERVICES CHARGE
TEXTBOOK BOND: (refundable)
New students Years 8-10
New students Years 11-12
Current Year 11 students
SCHOOL MAGAZINE (optional)
*$20 (inc gst)
SUBJECT CHARGES (where applicable – refer to invoice)
• Payment may be made by cash, cheque, credit card or EFTPOS
• Direct Debit by automatic instalment – parents will be required to sign a service agreement
• Internet payments may be made at www.loxtonhs.sa .edu.au (this option may cease from
31st March 2016)
• Centrepay deductions through Centrelink
FEES MUST BE PAID IN FULL BY THE END OF TERM 2, 2016
School Card Scheme
Financial assistance is available for families with a low income. A payment of $57 is requested
for the balance between the School Card amount ($303) and the Materials & Services Charge
($360). Details and application forms for School Card Assistance are available from the
following website www.sa .gov.au under the heading Education, Skills and Learning or from
Appointments must be made for all new enrolments.
Times for Interviews: Monday 25th January - 11 .00am-3.00pm
At this time, subject information booklets will be available to new students.
TERM DATES FOR 2016
Term 1 1st February to 15 April
Term 2 2nd May to 8th July
Term 3 25th July to 30th September
Term 4 17th October to 16th December
Items of second hand uniform are available from Loxton Rotary Op Shop, William Street,
Loxton or Loxton Red Cross Shop, Edward Street, Loxton.
LOXTON HIGH SCHOOL
COLLECTION OF STATIONERY
AND PAYMENT OF FEES 2016
2016 STATIONERY COLLECTION
Wednesday, January 27 from 12 noon – 3pm
LOXTON NORTH PRIMARY SCHOOL OFFERS:
z A family environment with playgroup, newly refurbished kindergarten and school
on one site providing seamless transition for your child.
z Support for children with special needs.
z Excellent facilities including COLA, large play areas, extensive play equipment,
large paved areas and swimming pool on site.
z Excellent teaching and learning programs
z Afternoon bus transporting students into OSHC and Loxton.
z Nitro Grapz Pedal Prix team.
z Subsidised camps, performances and excursions
z Small classes
z KidsMatter focus on student mental health and wellbeing
For an appointment please contact the school
Phone: 8584 1369
OPEN FOR ENROLMENTS
from Monday, January 25, 2016
8am to 4pm
All enquiries welcome
Stationery will be handed to
students on 1st February, 2016.
Friday 29th January 9am - 2.00pm
or by appointment
For enrolment information
Phone: 85845110 or Principal Brett
Czechowski 0417 840 056
Educational Excellence - Together in Christ
Thursday January 21st 2016
10.00am - 12.30pm
1.00pm - 3.00pm
in Room 4
Cash, Cheque, Credit & EFTPOS accepted.
**Term One commences on
Monday February 1st**
Parents and friends are invited to
attend our Opening Worship at
9:30am in the LIFE Centre.
Books and Stationery Collection
Loxton Lutheran School
Loxton Lutheran School and Early Learning
Centre welcome enrolments for 2016.
6 Luther Road Loxton
Ph: 8584 7496
The Loxton Primary School Finance Committee has
set the Materials and Services Fee for 2016 at $229
and $30 per family towards Voluntary Contribution
Fund to go towards School Priorities. The excursion/
performance/miscellaneous levy is $40 per student.
A Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden levy of $15
will be payable to students in years 3-7 to assist with
Our opening days for payments and collection of
Our Values....Respect, Belonging, Learning,
Caring and Persisting
School card forms, Centrepay forms and ‘Agreement
to Pay’ forms will be available from the front office.
It would be appreciated if all parents/caregivers could
visit the school during these times for fee payment or
to arrange an instalment plan or make a school card
For further information contact:
Loxton Primary School
Pyap Street, Loxton
Wednesday, January 27th,
3pm - 5pm
Thursday, 28th January, 11am-1pm, 2pm-4pm
Uniforms are available at the front office
The Motor Accident
Commission (MAC) says motor-
ists, cyclists and pedestrians
must take extra care on local
roads as students and teach-
ers prepare to head back to
school next month.
“Motorists need to look out for
children on the roads,” said the
“Parents can also help to pre-
pare their children for the journey
to school by talking through the
importance of being safe on the
Remember: drive safe as school returns
Students across the region will soon head
back to the classroom, while others will start
for the first time, when school resumes on
Monday, February 1.
In the lead-up to the start of school, Loxton
High School principal John Tiver said it was
important students were well prepared to ease
the summer-to-school transition.
“The main thing is to be prepared to contribute
to the school,” he said.
“It’s not a matter of what the school can do for
students, but what they can do for the school.
“If students become involved in activities and
lessons, then their experience will be all the
“Students who develop self-drive, set goals and
work towards achieving them, often get the most
success, because it breeds organisation,
time management, and prioritisation of activi-
Mr Tiver said students should remember to
maintain a healthy balance between study and
“It’s about establishing study routines at home,
having a good work ethic during lessons, ask-
ing for help when it’s needed and working with
peers,” he said.
“Balancing sport and other outside activities is
important as well.
“Students should make use of the school, take
up the opportunities and get the most out of the
experience of attending school.”
School preparation is key
John Tiver says
it is important
students were well
prepared to ease
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