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WAVE Reports for all Year 7 to 12 students for the END of Term 3 2019 have been posted on the Sentral Parent Portal for you to access and read. We value safety, tolerance, respect, integrity, resilience and honesty. This report is to inform you of the student's performance for the period against these values. Our Parent Portal is located at. http://portal.kingscliff.nsw.edu.au/ This electronic space will be used to provide parents with up to date information regarding the school as well as a portal to access relevant information on your child. If this is your first time using the Sentral Parent Portal please visit this address to register your account: https://www.kingscliff.nsw.edu.au/parent-portal/ Once registered you can input the Family key given to you to view your children. If you haven’t received a family key please contact the school.

This Australian Reading Hour, encourage your child to discover or rekindle their love of a good book. Take the time to learn, escape and relax on Thursday 19 September and read for one hour. Reading has been shown to reduce stress by 68% more than listening to music, going for a walk, or having a cup of tea. Take the Book Swap Challenge We all have favourite books that we come back to again and again. To help celebrate Reading Hour take our Book Swap Challenge. We want students, teachers, staff and parents to try reading something new on the day. To get involved, simply pair up with someone and swap your favourite books. Take a photo and tag it with #ReadingHour so we can see how you got involved. Find out more Visit the Australian Reading Hour website for more information.

Congratulations to our amazing HSC Drama student Jacob Brown. Jacob has been selected to perform at DramaWorks 2019, a showcase of students who have achieved HSC excellence in their Individual and Group Performances. As part of the HSC Drama course students can elect to perform a monologue that must run between 6 – 8 minutes. Jacob has been working diligently all year to refine his performance of Dennis, an adaptation of Evelyn Waugh’s ‘The Loved One’. Using transformational acting techniques, and his superb skill in creating dynamic sound effects, Jacob plays over 10 characters in under 7 minutes in Dennis. His selection to perform in DramaWorks is indicative of the excellence of his performance skills. We’re extremely proud of Jacob and are looking forward to watching him perform in the matinee performance at The Byron Bay Theatre next Tuesday. For those

      Raffle prizes: If you would like to purchase tickets please come and see Special Ed at recess or lunchtime on Fri 6/9! They are $2 each, $3 for 5 or 10 for $10! [pdf-embedder url="https://www.kingscliff.nsw.edu.au/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Fundraiser-1.pdf" title="Fundraiser 1"] [pdf-embedder url="https://www.kingscliff.nsw.edu.au/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Fundraiser-2.pdf" title="Fundraiser 2"] [pdf-embedder url="https://www.kingscliff.nsw.edu.au/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Fundraiser-3.pdf" title="Fundraiser 3"]

Use our new Digital Citizenship toolkit to empower your child to understand how their online behaviour affects themselves and others. You and your child can find information on: how to ‘be positive’ by understanding online behaviour and its effect 'be smart’ by thinking critically and being digitally aware 'be safe’ by protecting your security, privacy and wellbeing. A toolkit to empower you and your child You can find articles and videos to equip and empower your child to minimise the risks and maximise the opportunities in our digital future. We’ve partnered with leading researchers to produce a curated toolkit – aligned to the curriculum – which teachers and you can share with the young people in your lives. Guide your child through important concepts such as: managing privacy settings in social media collaborating online avoiding scams and hoaxes understanding the law when it comes to online