We have received a framed plaque from AusRelief with photos and certification of the water wells the students built in the Kampang Chhang province in Cambodia. The frame is on display in the office foyer for the time being before it is permanently displayed in our school hall. Our 2017 water wells are almost complete... View Article
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The Healthy Harold will visit Arkana from Monday 5/2 til Wednesday 7/2. The workshops will focus on issues around food and nutrition, personal safety, physical activity, cybersafety, safety with medicine and legal drugs. This program is comprehensive and I’m sure many parents themselves will remember Healthy Harold when they were back at school. The program... View Article
We welcome our students back to Arkana College for 2018. Inshallah, the children have had an enjoyable break and are ready for a fun filled year of learning. School resumes on Tuesday 30/1 for Years 1-6 and Wednesday 31/1 for our Kindergarten cohort.
We ended the 2017 school year with enough money to build 3 wells in Cambodia and $3000 towards the Rohingya Crisis through AusRelief. I wanted to thank all the students and their parents for their extreme generosity.
One of the most important skills children in Australia should learn is how to swim. In 2016, 41 people drowned in New South Wales and these alarming figures continue to rise. Australia is a country fortunate to be surrounded by water that is accessible to everyone from a young age. Swimming is not only a... View Article
We are excited to be involved in Cupcakes for a Cure Day on Wednesday 6th of September. We are requesting that you, the parents contribute homemade cupcakes, that will be sold by the Student Representative Council, to fundraise for the Kids’ Cancer Project. The Kids’ Cancer Project is an Australian charity focused on finding cures... View Article
Our children will be celebrating Literacy and Numeracy Week with a plethora of planned activities. For Numeracy Week, the entire school, K-6, visited Taronga Zoo on a Maths Trail. To mark Literacy week this week, we have planned a Spelling Bee, a Book Character Parade and two author visits (Deborah Abela, Australian author of Max... View Article
Our Debating Interschool Tournament with AIA has been a highly successful event. The children, under the guidance of Ms Melligi, have been mastering their debating skills: the confidence to speak publicly; the construction of a logical argument and the ability to read an audience’s reactions and most importantly, the willingness to hear others’ arguments and... View Article
Mr Halbouni will be travelling with AusRelief to Cambodia for the final week of Ramadan. AusRelief will be leading a team of doctors and volunteers to deliver Ramadan food parcels to rural Cambodia. This is a very poor environment with hundreds of thousands of people doing it tough. AusRelief have led these teams now for... View Article
NAIDOC stands for National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee’. The purpose of this committee is to increase awareness in the wider community of the status and treatment of Indigenous Australians. As well as this, it is a time to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, culture and achievements and is an opportunity to... View Article