School’s hard knock over field of dreams…

Ah yes, fun and games at Daughters school… hhmmmm

(Her) STEINER school operating out of the historic Abbotsford Convent faces closure after local residents successfully rallied against its expansion into an adjacent paddock.

The Sophia Mundi Steiner School sought to build five new classrooms on Abbotsford Convent land next to the Collingwood Children’s Farm.

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How Daughter Made Me the Proudest Parent in the World This Morning…

To clarify, and to her credit, I’m always proud BUT this morning in particular took the cake! After being awarded the “gun” trophy for mixed softball at her school awards, we settled back to listen to the rest of the proceedings.

The President and the Secretary of the local U3A (University of the Third Age – where their 104 year-old member continues next year in learning more about Shakespeare!) stood at the podium to present the Personal Excellence Award for a teacher-voted boy and girl. They then went on to explain that by selling second-hand books at our schools Thursday market, they raise money to give out as part of this award. How good are they? honestly…

Daughter’s name is the chosen girl name read out. Well you could have knocked me down with a feather! Not only did she receive a framed certificate which reads:
“Personal Excellence Award
This certificate is awarded for her pursuit of excellence in all areas of school life”

she also collected a humbling cheque of $350.

Good on her. And this is only day one of Grade 6 Graduation week.
What a girl, enough to make any Mother proud.

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