Karingal News 13/10/23


Principal News - 13th October, 2023

Dear Families

I hope you all had a lovely and restful holiday break. It was a great time to enjoy the sunshine and warmth now that Winter has come upon us again!!

We have once again, enjoyed and celebrated a smooth start back to school. The children have settled in very well and resumed their high epectations of learning. 

I am very privileged and excited to commence my official role as Principal of Karingal Primary School. I look forward to another big and exciting term ahead of us.

District Athletics
On Wednesday 4th October, we had 10 students representing our school at the Divisional Aths Carnival. I would like to congratulate Alex (M3A), Hugo (M3A), Levi (56A), Marco (M3A), Rosa (34B), Brock (34A), Lachlan (56A), Khloe (56A), Tyrone (34B), Rachel (56B). We are very proud of these students for their efforts in the carnival.

Good luck to the following students who move onto the next level:
* Alex - 100m, shot put and relay
* Marco - relay
* Hugo - long jump and relay
* Levi - long jump 
* Lachlan - relay

56 Girls Footy
It was a lovely day for our 56 girls to compete playing football. They played 7 games in total and came second. Congratulations to the girls and Miss Holmes.

Friday 27th October - World Teacher's Day

Let’s celebrate our teachers for their skilled work in educating, inspiring and supporting our students.

See you at the disco tonight!!

Take care

Sam Cooke



Karingal Primary School is delighted to announce that Mrs Schneider has been appointed Assistant Principal.

Jacquie has been in the role of acting Assistant Principal since the beginning of Term 2 last year and has commenced her role as the substantive Assistant Principal this term.


Term 4 it is compulsory for every student to wear a hat when they are outside.
If a student is not wearing a hat, they will be asked to move to the 'undercover area'.
Hats can be purchased from the school office.

Friday 13th October, 2023



Divisional Athletics Carnival

Ten of our students represented KPS at the Divisional Athletics Carnival On Wednesday October 4th, 10 of our students represented Karingal at the Divisional Athletics Carnival and we could not be more proud of their efforts.

Alex from M3A came away 1st in Discus, 1st in 4x100 relay and 1st in Multi class shot put and 100m

Hugo from M3A finished 2nd in Long jump and 1st in the 4x 100m relay

Levi from 5/6A finished 2nd in Long jump

Marco from M3A finished 3rd in 100m, and 1st in the 4 x 100 relay

Rosa from 3/4B finshed 4th in Discus

Brock from 3/4A finished 3rd in Discus

Lachlan from 5/6A finshed 1st in the 4x100 relay

Khloe from 5/6A finished 5th in shot put

Tyrone from 3/4B finished 4th in both100m and Long jump

Rachel from 5/6B finished 3rd in 1500m and 4th in the 800m.

Levi, Hugo, Alex and our boys relay team will now move on to the Regional Championships. Let the training begin!!!

Girls AFL Team

On Friday October 6th our girls AFL team competed in a round robin tournament.

Our Girls AFL team took to the field coming away with 5 wins and 2 losses.

This resulted in the team finishing 2nd in our division and 3rd overall.

We are so proud of all of the players.

Well done girls!!!

World Teacher's Day

Students are asked to wear their hats (beanies, beret, bucket, bowler) to school in support of our AMAZING teachers.

Australia will celebrate the teaching profession on World Teachers’ Day on Friday 27 October 2023.  

Let’s celebrate Australia’s teachers for their skilled work in educating, inspiring and supporting our students.

Hats off to teachers this World Teachers’ Day! 

Share your “hats off” selfie to celebrate teachers and tell us what they mean to you.

This is your chance to join Australia in celebrating teachers.

On Friday 27 October, you can show your appreciation by posting a “hats off” selfie on social media, either on your own or with family or friends. Grab your hat – beret, beanie, bucket, bowler – and remember to tag #WorldTeachersDay @aitsl 

Build Update October 13th

Fundraising Update - 13th October 2023


TOTAL RAISED THIS YEAR: $10,715.37 (to date)
FundraiserMonies Raised
Easter Raffle$885.95
Mother's Day Raffle$630
Mother's Day Stall$668.91
Crazy Hair Day$120
Icypoles Week 1$105.10
Icypoles Week 2$137
Icypoles Week 3$81
Icypoles Week 4$168.70
Icypoles Week 5$123.10
Icypoles Week 6$99.95
Harmony Day Pizza$155
Concert Raffle$512
Icypoles Week 7$116
Father's Day Raffle$491
Father's Day Stall$56.41
Icypoles Week 8$70.90
Icypoles Week 9$78.90
Adele's Concert$3800
Silver Coin Challenge$1166.15
Icy Poles Week 10$123.10
Cookie Dough$1296

This is what we are aiming for...


  • Friday October 13th - Disco
  • Friday November 17th - Colour Splatacular Fun Run (sponsorship info with be sent home on Monday)
  • Friday December 15th - Whole School Christmas Lunch

**Cookie Dough is expected to be delivered on Tuesday October 17th. We will update you via School Stream when it is ready to collect. Please note that the dough comes frozen and needs to be kept refrigerated. We don't have the facilities to store it at school so orders do need to be collected immediately**

Term 4 Calendar

Please make sure you are aware of the following events (permission forms signed and monies paid).
Term 4
16th October

17th October

18th October

19th October

20th October
Year 56 softball
3pm - Assembly
23rd October

24th October

25th October
State Chess Finals

26th October

27th October
World Teacher's Day
3pm - Assembly
30th October
P-4 Swimming

31st October
P-4 Swimming

1st November
P-4 Swimming

2nd November
P-4 Swimming

3rd November
P-4 Swimming
NO Assembly

6th November

7th November

8th November
Prep Transition

9th November

10th November
56 District Cricket
3pm - Assembly

 13th November

 14th November

15th November
Prep Transition

 16th November

17th November
Whole School Colour Spectacular 
NO Assembly
20th November

21st November 

22nd November 
Prep Transition

23rd November

24th November 
P-2 Moonlit Sanctuary
NO Assembly
27th November

28th November

29th November

30th November
56 Beach Day

1st December
56 Beach Day
NO Assembly
4th December

5th December
Whole School Up Day #1
6th December
Schools Christmas Carols Picnic
7th December

8th December
3pm - Assembly

11th December

12th December
Whole School Up Day #1/Year 6 transition

13th December
Grade 6 Graduation

14th December

15th December
Whole School Christmas lunch
Reports go home
NO Assembly

18th December
P-2 Village cinema

19th December

20th December
1pm - Final Assembly
Last day 1.30pm finish