Monthly Archives: March 2016


Football coach/s needed – Urgent

School Football season is nearly ready to commence. To enable us to field one of our 2/3 teams we urgently need a parent or parents to take on the coaching and management roles. Without your support we will not be able field this team. Perhaps a couple of parents can share the coaching role as this works well in other school sports. A team manager or managers is also needed.

Please contact Kendall Zimmerman, school football coordinator to help out and give the kids a chance to play.

Contact :0400 009 314

Online ordering for Canteen starting in Term 2 2016!

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New on-line Canteen Ordering System is nearly here!

It commences at the beginning of Term 2.

Colonel Light Gardens Primary is constantly on the lookout for new ways to make your interactions with school more convenient. That’s why we’ve engaged with Flexischools, Australia’s leading school payment system, to provide a new cashless way for you to order and pay for school canteen lunches.

Order and pay online with Flexischools online ordering…

Flexischools is the fast, convenient and secure way to order and pay for Canteen lunches including Special orders from home or on your mobile. Flexischools makes our school service available to you 24/7

  • Parents set up a Flexischools account online and pre-load the account with funds.
  • Parent can use the funds in their account to order and pay for lunch orders.
  • Parents can view their orders online and can set a daily spending limit.

Get Started with Flexischools…Set up an account for online ordering…

You can set up an account online – it only takes a minute.

  1. Register for Flexischools by visiting Add your student, their school and class (Rm number) to get started.
  2. Top-Up your account via Visa, Mastercard, PayPal or direct deposit.
  3. *Make an order by selecting from the menu made available by your school and proceed to make payment for the order listed in your order pad.
  4. Review Orders by logging back in to your Flexischools account. You can set recurring orders, view transaction history or cancel orders via your Flexischools login.

Here’s a link to a step by step how to guide for creating an account and making an order: 

How to place an order through Flexischools

What does it cost?

Online Ordering Fees –   $0.25 per order

Account Top-Up Fees –   Direct Deposit $0.00

Credit card (visa/mastercard) $0.29

PayPal $0.35

Credit card details are processed securely by Westpac. Flexischools does not record or store any credit card details.

We hope parents will get behind this initiative to make ordering easier and more streamlined. This initiative is in response to parent suggestions and supported by the positive feedback for its introduction in our canteen survey last year.

SOCCER – still room for more players

Reponse to our last request for players was encouraging and teams are closer to being finalised. There are some gaps in the U8 teams (2 teams at the moment)to allow for subs when students can’t play. For the teams to be viable we need about 4 more players at this level.. Come out and have a try! Girls and boys welcome. Collect a registration form from the front office. Contact our soccer coordinator David Brammy (0401564123) for further details if required.

Dismissal Time Tomorrow

Dismissal time.
Apparently the Parent Handbook says that dismissal time tomorrow (Easter Thursday) is at 2:10. This must have been wishful thinking, because it is not correct! Dismissal is at the normal time of 3:10.
Enterprise Day.
Every year the adult feedback about Enterprise Day is that there is not enough savoury lunch food. For this to happen we need parent help, as the day is student run and food handling and safety requirements mean that students are not able to do this unaided.
We have some great ideas for providing food, but need help from adults to make it happen. If you are able to spend an hour or two on April 14th helping serve food please contact me.
The Sports Committee will be running a BBQ.
Sue Woollard

Apple Product Charger Swap

If you have any ipad/iphone/mac chargers that need to be changed over with the recall, I will be at the front office on Monday morning 21/3/16 8.15 til 8.50am.  You will need to bring your old charger (only the part that has the prongs that actually goes into the powerpoint) with you before I can give you a replacement. Students are welcome to make the swap for parents if parents can’t make it in themselves.

There will be a chance for you to swap your chargers on late night parent teacher interviews on Tuesday 29th March – I’ll be in the lower mortlock corridor, in my office opposite the lift for anyone who wants to swap their chargers 6-7pm

There will be an afternoon swap time on Monday 11th April, front office verandah 3-3.30pm

Louisa Guest