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Parent Letters & Bulletins

Throughout the term a number of Parent Bulletins and Letters are made available to Parents in the form of letters that provide an insight into the School for Student Leadership program.

Parents of Term 3 Students, 2017 will receive several letters throughout the coming term.


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    2nd Letter Home - 8 August 2017

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    Tuesday August 8th, 2017
    Letter from the Alpine School Campus (Altitude 1600m).

    Welcome again to the community of the Alpine School Campus. Congratulations again on the achievement of being personally, as a team, as a family and as a school selected to participate in this Alpine School experience. The purpose of these letters is to provide you a perspective of the intended program here at the Alpine School. What your son or daughter experiences, and then of course what they may communicate to you, may vary! This is quite normal! We will not be writing about individuals, more about the experiences of the community as a whole.

    It seems amazing that a few weeks have passed already. As we indicate to your son or daughter, the time here seems to pass at an accelerating pace. I think it is something to do with the familiarization of the living situation here. And familiar they certainly seem to be! I am very pleased at how readily our students this term have settled-in..


    Parents/ Guardians visiting weekend is approaching and this time is specifically a weekend about you as a family and about your relationship to your son/daughter, and is an integral part of the whole Alpine School separation and reintegration process. Give them your undivided attention and take the interest in their experience here and their return and reintegration over the Winter period will be so much better for all of you. If you are not able to make the visiting weekend of Saturday August 26 and Sunday August 27, or would like to talk to us about any of the matters raised, please do not hesitate to do so.

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    Arrival Day! Letter 1 July 23 2017

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    Sunday 23rd July 2017

    Welcome to the community of the Alpine School Campus for our Term 2, NINE week program.

    During the next nine weeks we shall be writing to you several times. These letters will also be posted on our website for you to see and read about current and daily events. The content of the communications is to assist you with your side of the Alpine School Campus Experience. The letters will not necessarily deal with individuals and their achievements, but more about the living and learning process all students will be undertaking. We want to provide you with some early reminders and information for your arrival day and to perhaps help you on your return and continued journey.

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    Alpine School Fleece Jumpers - Order Form

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    Alpine School Fleece Jumpers.

    While here with us at the Alpine School Campus, your sons and daughters have been issued with a whole range of quality outdoor equipment and clothing for their use throughout the term.

    Students are often interested in purchasing some of this gear as a souvenir of their stay at the Alpine School, so each term we give students, and parents, an opportunity to purchase their fleece jumper. There is certainly no obligation to do so; however the opportunity is there for those who may be interested.

    The fleece jumpers are high quality Polartec manufactured by a leading outdoor brand, MONT Equipment. The jumper that the students are issued with at the start of the term is the jumper that they will have the opportunity to purchase; therefore it will be a used. We offer the jumper at a reduced price of $85 which is far less than the retail price of the jumpers.

    We currently have limited stock and students will not be able to purchase size medium.

    If you are interested please fill out the form made available and return it to school with a cheque or money order. Please make out cheques to ‘The Alpine School’. The jumpers will then be able to be taken home with your child on departure day. If it suites you to pay in person, with cash, then you can do this on the departure day.

    Yours sincerely,
    Toby Hill
    Outdoor Clothing Co-ordinator (Term 1 2017)

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