City Observer Newsletter 16 May 2019 16, May 2019

City Observer Newsletter 16 May 2019

Despite this being the week of NAPLAN testing for all students in Australian education Years 3, 5 7 and 9, CCPS regards this as being a normal busy week for the children. No extra emphasis is placed on NAPLAN testing;

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City Observer Newsletter 9 May 2019 09, May 2019

City Observer Newsletter 9 May 2019

The Online Generation’s Life
A leading neuroscientist has warned excessive computer screen use has dramatically altered our brains and the impact can be compared to climate change in its complexity, controversy and global scale. Oxford University Professor Baroness Susan Greenfield's contentious view is that hours of time spent in front of screens is transforming us into "volatile three-year-olds…Millennials and young children are most prone to this neurological shift and reversing the effect was "literally in our hands.” Baroness Greenfield said unlike technological advancements such as the printing press and the television, computers have created a parallel virtual world that severs human interaction.

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City Observer Newsletter 2 May 2019 02, May 2019

City Observer Newsletter 2 May 2019

So Much To Tell You

They say a week is a long time in politics (I’ll omit ‘educational politics’ for this piece). We are delighted to have commenced Term 2, racing, with Mrs Stephanie Evans appointed as our Wellbeing Co-ordinator. In an exciting development for the School and our children, Mrs Evans will be attending CCPS each Tuesday and Wednesday until after lunch.

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City Observer Newsletter 25 April 2019 25, April 2019

City Observer Newsletter 25 April 2019

On Wednesday, the School held its ANZAC Day Assembly, and we were honoured to have Mr Frank Wratten attend representing Caloundra Returned Services League. We also will attend the Caloundra March on Thursday commencing at 8.30am from the Stockland carpark, Caloundra. It is a significant event for Caloundra, and for our children and parents who attend together as part of our community.

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