Homework Question

You need to use your knowledge and skills that you have learnt about statistics to create a survey, tally and graph.

Survey at least 15 people on the following question: What month of the year were you born in?

Record your results in a tally. Using the data you have collected, create a line graph to show your results.

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Now answer the following questions about your data.
1. What month were most people born?
2. What month were the least amount of people born?
3. What inferences can you make about the results your data shows?

Camp Deposit Due Tomorrow

Just a reminder that camp deposits are due tomorrow. They need to be handed in before 4pm if you would like to attend camp. As always, if you are having difficulties making the payment, please speak to the office.

For those wanting to attend camp as parent helper, that note is due tomorrow too.

Thanks,

5/6 Team

Booking Interviews

Just a reminder for parents who still need to book a parent teacher interview.

Please go to www.schoolinterviews.com.au and use the code 3drax and select your child’s teacher from the list.

These interviews will be student-led and all students and families are expected to make a booking and attend.

If none of the days and times suit you, please contact your child’s teacher to make alternate arrangements.

Book Week Costumes

Well done to everyone who dressed up as a book character today, there were some terrific costumes with a lot of effort put in. Here are a few pics of our 5/6 students this morning (try and spot Wally in the last one)

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Latitude Voting

As per a previous blog, Luke in grade 6 has been shortlisted for the Latitude competition and now needs our votes. Due to a glitch in their system, Latitude has now reset the voting. If you voted before 4pm on Thursday the 17th August, you will need to cast your vote again. A valid email address is required to submit your vote and your vote will not be live until you have clicked the validation link sent to your email box.

Head to Latitude Air to cast your vote.

Thanks again for your support.

Homework Question

Part One
This week for homework you are required to write a half page reflection on your project teams fundraising event. Think about the roles and responsibilities people had, how this will help your projects end goal and how you felt participating in the fundraising event.

Part Two
If you were to write a thank you blog to our community for either grandparents day or our projects fundraiser what would you say?

YOL: Grandparents Return to School!

This morning we had many parents and grandparents visit our school to hear about what our grade 5/6 students have been doing as part of the Youth Out Loud program. We were very impressed with the turn out and even more impressed with the work our students have been doing. Each group’s leaders spoke about their cause and what they have done so far to work towards their team’s goal. Grandparents then had the opportunity to visit the classrooms to see the work for themselves and were then invited back for scones and tea in the gallery. Thank you to all parents and grandparents for their gold coin donations. We raised $309.35, which will equate to around $60 per project team.

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Beacy Fundraising

As part of the Youth Out Loud program grade 5/6 students are participating in, they are raising money to support a goal for a worthy cause. We would love all the school to contribute and help our wonderful students at Beacy.

All fundraising will be held this Friday the 18th of August.
• Preps – will be invited to watch a ‘Trash Puppet Show’ for a gold coin donation.
• Grade 1/2 – each grade will compete to make the longest coin line, with the winning grade receiving a prize so bring in all your spare coins.
• Grade 3/4 – can visit the bake sale with a range of slices and cakes ranging from 50 cents to $3.
• Grade 5/6 – will have a sausage sizzle at second lunch with sausages selling for $2.
• All grades – guess the lollies in the jar competition. 50 cents a guess or 3 guesses for $1.
• Staff – car wash for $5.

Remember to bring your money this Friday. Thank you.