A group of 10 Grade 5 students have been busy preparing their presentation for the upcoming Kids Teaching Kids Conference. They will be teaching delegates from three other primary schools about the importance of recycling to help reduce our waste. They were fortunate enough to receive some generous sponsorship from […]

Kids Teaching Kids

A “BIG THANK YOU” to the wonderful mums, dads and children who gave up the last Sunday morning of the holidays to make the school look terrific for the start of the 2013 school year. Drains were cleared, gutters cleaned, the asphalt was swept, gardening and mowing was done, the […]

Back to School Working Bee

We are in the process of selecting our Nude Food Dudes and will start our Nude Food lunch days shortly. Tuesdays are our rubbish free lunch days, so watch The Link for when we will commence and send your child to school with a rubbish free lunch. Please remember to label […]

Nude Food 2013

The Year 5s performed a short play at the School Assembly last week that reminded students of what happens to the rubbish that is left on the oval. Unfortunately, a loveable character named Larry the Lobster choked on a zip-lock bag that was washed into the bay. He thought it […]

Larry the Lobster

Thank you to all those families who have been bringing in their soft plastics to be recycled in our RED recycling bin. We have collected more than 20 large garbage bags already. There is so much being brought in this week that our 90 litre bin needs to be emptied […]

RED Recycling Program Update

Recently a group of students in Year 5 participated in a video link with Harvey Primary School in Western Australia. The link was made possible as part of our school’s involvement in the ‘Millennium Kids’ Program. The link provided the opportunity for the students to connect with a school in […]

Millennium Kids Skype with Western Australia

Drysdale Primary School marked National Tree Planting Day with the Grade 4s planting an assortment of indigenous native trees and shrubs on the bank behind the school oval. All the grade 4s and Mr Green planted some trees. We had to make sure that we followed the steps to make […]

Tree Planting Day

 A group of ten enthusiastic Grade 5 students were selected to represent Drysdale PS at the Millennium Kids “Doing Less with More” Workshop held in Geelong. The Millennium Kids is a not for profit organisation established in 1996 to help give youth a voice on issues that affect their environment and […]

Millennium Kids

Dear Parents, Grandparents, family and friends of Drysdale Primary School. DPS Parents and Friends would like to introduce to you the … The “SSS” is an opportunity for those DPS families who wish to buy or sell their second-hand school and sports uniforms, direct to other DPS families. It is […]

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