30 March, 2022
Tooraweenah Public School - March 29
By Principal Karen Smith
Coach 2 cope
Last Thursday, Nadine Jenkin engaged in
the professional learning ‘Coach 2 Cope’ in
After completing the training, Mrs Jenkin
commented “I’ve really enjoyed this training. This is one training that could be made
mandatory by the department. Definitely
recommended it, if it comes around again”.
The course is designed for educators and
other professionals that work with young
people, to learn the latest practical strategies
and skills to better support young people
who experience acute mental health
issues, emotional dysregulation and challenging
Two parents also participated in the complimentary
training to families and carers
that was offered as part of this training.
Students in years three to six who are
interested in learning an instrument and
become part of Symphonium Jubilate Outback
can find more information about events
and opportunities attached to this week’s
The school has received a minister’s
creative arts grant that enables families
to have the cost of music lessons reduced.
Please contact Mrs Smith if you would
like to learn an instrument and utilise this
The school is organising to join with
another small school in a flood effected area
and put together some happy packs for their
In the coming weeks, we hope to hear
from the Primary Principal’s Association
who will put us in contact with a school.
When we find out more about the age
and likes of the students we are supporting,
the school will send out requests to families
for donations of items to fill the boxes.
This is a great opportunity that we can pay it forward after being so well supported during the drought by other caring school communities.