July 2017 Newletter

Welcome to the second half of 2017. What an exciting year it’s been already. The second part of
the year looks to be just as amazing. Please take note of the information included in this newsletter, and
consider how you can contribute to the school community this year. Download the July 2017 Newsletter

Sponsor Advertorial: KMA Champion Martial Arts™ Wollongong – Fight-Fitness-Self Defence


KMA Champion Martial Arts™ Wollongong is a member of Australia’s largest martial art school of its kind.  KMA Champion Martial Arts™ has been committed to Black Belt Excellence since 1986 (Master Fari teaching since 1982). Through this time KMA has developed & trademarked the “Black Belt Success System” ™.

Based in Coniston, KMA Wollongong offers classes for both adults, children and teens that teach self-defence whilst developing fitness and self-confidence. With an established heritage of over 30 years in Australia. KMA offers students a variety of styles and systems to follow.

All classes are designed to encourage success in all facets of life. Martial arts encompass a philosophy that extends beyond the Dojang. KMA Wollongong offers a family atmosphere to grow and thrive.

Training is varied and interesting. Our qualified instructors work to help you reach your goals.

If you want to get your fitness up, learn some self-defence visit us at Corner of Miller & Tate Street in Coniston to receive a courtesy 1-week trial membership for your whole family.

You can find us on the web at http://www.kmawollongong.com.au/ or like us on Facebook.

KMA Wollongong


Balgownie Public School Canteen Licence

Download the information package.

Download the 2015 Balgownie Public School Annual Report.

Tenders are called for the licence of the School canteen commencing Term 3, Tuesday, 19th July, 2016 (or negotiable) and for a term of approximately two years. Annual school enrolments will be approx. 350 students.

General enquiries and requests from 1st June should be referred to:

Telephone: (02) 4284 4245 

Tenders must be submitted in a sealed envelope marked “Confidential – School Canteen Tender” and sent to:

The Principal

PO Box 192

Fairy Meadow, NSW, 2519

A tender visit and briefing session will be held on:

Tuesday 14th June, 2016 at 2.15pm.

Tenders close at 2pm on Thursday 23rd June, 2016 

All applicants must make themselves familiar with clause 2 of the tender offer found in the information package.

Balgownie Public School FETE 15 October 2016
What can you do make it happen?

Can you Do Just 1 Thing?

We are creating a group of volunteers to make our Fete happen, we have lots of small jobs that need to be done. All we need from you is to “Do just 1 thing”.

Please come along to our first get together at Balgownie Collegians at 12 noon and/or 6 pm on Thursday 21st April. You can get to know the coordinators, ask questions, see where you may be able to help. All we need is for you to just do 1 thing.

Can you run a stall?

Some stall suggestions include:

  • Plant stall
  • Face painting
  • Sideshow Games
  • Outback Steakhouse/BBQ
  • International Food
  • Chocolate Wheel
  • Fairy Floss
  • Show Bags
  • Drinks Stall

General Volunteers?

If you don’t know what you can do, we have many roles to fill. Can you with the Fete preparation (before Fete day)

Some of the roles include:

  • Volunteer coordinator
  • Sponsorship Major/Raffle
  • Sponsorship minor
  • Join the Fete steering committee
  • Notes collection
  • Pamphlet drop

Fete Day Volunteers?

We have many jobs that need to be done on the day. Can you help? Put your hand up for a couple of hours, you don’t need to give your whole day, just a few hours will also help.

 Some of the roles include:

  • Set up on the day team
  • Fete Day runners
  • Organising Gazebo/ marquees
  • Manning a stall for a few hours


  • Pack up on the day team
  • Any ideas? Contact us


If you can do just 1 thing, we can make this Fete happen.

Your Details

Child's details (if applicable)

Help on the day

There a range of jobs that make the Fete run smoothly and you can help in a big way or a small day. It doesn't matter whether you can help only for a few hours or the whole day. Every bit helps.


Running a stall can be super rewarding. If you have a few friends or family members it can be a fantastic way to help the fete. Ideas range from the cake stall to face painting to the chocolate wheel. How to collect cash on the day will all be explained before the day.

General Roles

Your help can be big or small. It makes a huge difference to the success of the day

What times are you free to help?

Help with the preparation

There are a range of jobs that can be done in the lead up to the Fete. Some are small and simple, others will take more time and commitment

Even 1 thing makes all the difference in the world. Thank you!

Please contact fete@balgowniepnc.com with a job you can do, any questions or ideas. We’d love to hear from you.

Contact us by the 20th April so we can start allocating the jobs and making decisions at the meetings on the 21st.