Harmony Day – Celebrating Cultural and Social Diversity
Apr05

Harmony Day – Celebrating Cultural and Social Diversity

In week 8 of term one, Forest Crescent PS celebrated Harmony Day. Harmony Day fits within our school’s “Sustainability” vision as part of its social handprint. On Monday, students and staff were encouraged to dress up in cultural outfits and a photo was taken of those who participated. Junior classes created some colourful and individual faces which were displayed on the fence at the front of the school on...

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Water Wise Presentation
Mar17

Water Wise Presentation

On Thursday 24th February, a guest speaker from the Water Corporation came to speak to classes in Years 1, 2 and 3. The Year One classes looked at how water keeps bodies healthy and how different body parts need water to function properly. The Year Two classes examined the water cycle and learned about the water sources that Perth can access, including ground water. The waste water system was the focus of the Year Three presentation...

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Battery Recycling Program
Mar17

Battery Recycling Program

A battery recycling program , run in conjunction with the City of Gosnells, is up and operating at Forest Crescent PS. Did you know that batteries are not meant to be placed in your household bin? Instead, drop them in the recycling bin located in the front office. Household batteries, lantern batteries and button batteries are all suitable. These will then be taken away and recycled. Please support this initiative and involve...

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Waste Wise Audit
Dec12

Waste Wise Audit

On Tuesday 16th November students in Rooms 26 and 28 assisted to audit 1/4 of the waste produced on that day, which was retrieved primarily from bins collecting recess and lunch waste. Mr Patrick Hammill from the Waste Wise Schools Program ran the afternoon session. At the present time, this waste would end up in landfill. Here are some of the findings:  The 5 biggest sources of waste were;  fruit and vegetable scraps (26%), other...

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