To register for a session, please visit www.schoolinterviews.com.au and use code 3pd4d . All items purchased will be delivered to your child's classroom for collection within 5 school days. An email receipt following your purchase will be sent with further details. ‘School Enhancement’ is the term given to the working bees at St Michael’s. Students will place them in the classroom lunch order box during roll marking time in the morning. Arrangements must be finalised by Wednesday at 6:00pm to be included in the next day’s newsletter. Please keep this handbook as a helpful reference. Please note that Preps have Wednesday off as a rest day all of Term 1. Bookings will remain open throughout the year. The SAC advises and supports the Parish Priest and Principal in fulfilling their responsibility and exercising their authority in regards to the management and future direction of St Michael’s. Price Lists 2020 Lunch Orders. T1W12020       T1wk30    T1WK5    T1WK7     1WK9. Each family is encouraged to participate in school enhancement sessions to maintain and develop the school facilities and grounds. Grand Total. The Victory Blvd Milk Bar provides traditional hot food options for lunch on Monday and Friday only. Extend runs supervised care for students Monday to Friday, 7:00 – 8:30am and 3:30 – 6:00pm. The St Michael’s Parent Handbook has been compiled to provide parents with information regarding daily organisational procedures at the school and to enhance communication between parents and the school. These sessions are also a terrific way to network and make connections with other families. Our program meets the National Accreditation Standards for OSHC. If you have an item that you would like included in our newsletter or you would like to enquire about ad placements, please email  newsletter@smashburton.catholic.edu.au. For all uniform enquiries, please email uniformshop@smashburton.catholic.edu.au. The St Michael’s Out of School Hours Care (OSHC) program is run by Extend Australia. 268 High Street, Ashburton 3147 Victoria. Download the menu here. Send us an e-mail: principal@smashburton.catholic.edu.au The St Michael’s Uniform Shop is run by parent volunteers. All parents/caregivers are encouraged to consider participating in this vital part of the school community. Classroom Cuisine is an online ordering service that provides 2 or 3-course menu options. Requests for nominations will be published in the school newsletter early in Term 4. The Parents’ and Friends’ Auxiliary (PFA) is a committee that performs two vital roles at St Michael’s: (1) coordination of fundraising, and (2) organising social events. The PFA Committee is elected at an Annual General Meeting held in Term 4. These boxes are delivered to the office for collection and returned at lunchtime. It is only through fundraising that we are able to maintain and improve many of the amenities and resources the children use on a daily basis. Welcome to the new St Michaels Online Uniform Shop. Please note Classroom Cuisine is not available on Tuesday. Monday 5th October – Tuesday 15th December, ***Some of the above dates are subject to change***. To make a booking, please visit the Parent Portal at www.extend.com.au. Uniform can be ordered through our Online Uniform Shop (link below) and will be delivered to your child’s class via the office basket. Tel: 9885 3105 Fax: 9885 0070. The School Advisory Council (SAC) provides parents/caregivers with the opportunity to participate in decision-making processes regarding educational policy and curriculum, and matters of finance and resources within the school. Uniform can be ordered through our Online Uniform Shop (link below) and will be delivered to your child’s class via the office basket. Social events organised by the PFA are designed to draw the St Michael’s community together. Orders close 8.30am  Monday, Wednesday Thursday and Friday, they will send you a confirmation email. Alternatively, the Uniform Shop is open on the first Monday of every month. Notification of activities and meetings will be published in the school newsletter. 03novAll DayWhole School Closure Day - Melbourne Cup Public Holiday(All Day: tuesday), 24nov6:00 pm7:30 pmSacrament of Confirmation6:00 pm - 7:30 pm, 25nov6:00 pm7:30 pmSacrament of Confirmation6:00 pm - 7:30 pm, 26nov6:00 pm7:30 pmSacrament of Confirmation6:00 pm - 7:30 pm, Tuesday 28th January & Wednesday 29th January, Thursday 30th January & Friday 31st January. Principal: Meredith Bennett Enhancement sessions are held six times a year, either on a Friday evening at 5:00 – 7:00pm or a Saturday morning at 9:00 – 11:00am. From time to time, sub-committees are formed to focus on specific events or fundraising efforts. Shipping based on delivery within Australia. Some families have indicated that they are happy to attend the enhancement sessions without claiming the $200 rebate. Families who attend two or more sessions are exempt from paying the annual $200 school enhancement fee. To cancel a booking, please call customer service at Extend on 1300 366 437 or alternatively, call the Service Phone on 0430 301 135. Orders are written on a paper bag with the sutdents name, classroom and correct change enclosed. With the support of the parent community, the PFA has facilitated essential projects such as technology upgrades, air conditioning in classrooms, purchasing and maintaining maths and literacy resources, and upgrading playground facilities. Please advise the school office if this if your preference. In 2020, School Enhancement sessions will take place on: Parents have two options for ordering lunch for students. Send us an e-mail: principal@smashburton.catholic.edu.au, Parish Priest: Fr Laurence Cortez * GST INCLUDED All parents, including new Prep parents, receive notification of the meeting and a nomination form for the following committee positions: The PFA meets on the first Wednesday of each month. They provide valuable opportunities to share a drink, have a chat, laugh, form friendships, and to belong. The St Michael’s Uniform Shop is run by parent volunteers. The St Michael’s Newsletter is distributed to families fortnightly (every ‘odd’ week of term) via email and Skoolbag App. Alternatively, the Uniform Shop is open on the first Monday of every month. A menu is available online www.classroomcuisine.com.au. The SAC consists of members from the following groups: The SAC meets on the second Tuesday of each month. Deputy: Erin Nagel, School Office Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30am – 4:00pm. Whole School Closure Day - Melbourne Cup Public Holiday, Class Representatives (two from each class), School Representatives (one from each year level), Saturday 2nd May at 9:00 – 11:00am- – Postponed, Saturday 8th August at 9:00 – 11:00am – Postponed, Saturday 12th September at 9:00 – 11:00am.