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From the Principal

From the Principal

Mermaids and a Whole School of Fish! I’ve never had the courage to participate in a musical or school play. The closest I came to being a legend of the stage was playing Bob Hawke in Year 5! I distinctly remember adding flour to my hair to turn it grey and anxiously...

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From the Principal

From the Principal

The World Looks Different from a Boat! A few months back we spent a weekend away with friends camping on the Tumut river. For those who aren’t familiar with Tumut, it is a picturesque town that sits in the foothills of the Snowy Mountains. The town itself has the...

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From the Principal

From the Principal

Growth and Development! Welcome back to Term 2 PCS! It was great to have the students back with smiling faces ready for a great first week of school. In the midst of a new term we had another eight new students start across primary and high school classes! Make sure...

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From the Principal

From the Principal

Happy Easter PCS! I have very distinct memories of Easter as a child. Church services, fish on Good Friday, school holidays and trying to ration easter eggs out to make them last longer than my sister and brothers’ eggs. Egg rationing was a big deal in my household....

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From the Principal

From the Principal

Culture is Key! We had a brilliant evening at the High School Expo last Monday, which was easily the biggest crowd we have had at an enrolment event! Part of the challenge for any organisation is maintaining culture through growth periods. As we look to another year...

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From the Principal

From the Principal

The Mess Specialist! If your home is anything like ours, there are plenty of days when the house looks like a scene from Home Alone. With three young boys (who all seem to have a talent for being messy), tidying and training is a constant battle. Besides their ability...

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From the Principal

From the Principal

Welcome to 2021 at PCS! Welcome back to all our students and families. It is with a great sense of anticipation that I write to you for the first time this year. I hope and pray that in the midst of the new school year nerves (and possibly tears or cheers) you are...

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From the Principal

From the Principal

Merry Christmas and Thank You And just like that, the 2020 school year comes to an end. It has been a year like no other, and certainly one that we won’t forget. I will resist the urge to use this last newsletter article to talk about COVID, bushfires, drought and all...

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From the Principal

From the Principal

A Week of Firsts! This week at PCS is significant as being the final week of our 2020 High School year. From next week, all our classes from Year 7 to Year 11 will move up a grade and begin their new year of study. How exciting! We love finishing the school year with...

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From the Principal

From the Principal

An Extraordinary Legacy For nearly 40 years, Parkes Christian School has been the beneficiary of extraordinary acts of generosity and kindness. One such man who was integral in the establishment of PCS was Elwyn Baker, who sadly passed away a couple weeks ago. Many of...

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