Working Bees are regularly held at both campuses with the aim of maintaining and developing the school grounds and facilities. For new parents they are also a great way to meet other parents while meeting your Family Involvement Program commitment.
Working Bees are held on Saturdays commencing at 8.30am until 4.30pm.
Hours are credited as part of the Family Involvement Program
Parents are able to attend Working Bees held at either Keilor or Taylors Lakes campuses (or both). It is preferred that parents stay for the duration of the Working Bee however if this is not possible hours will be credited for actual hours worked. Time of arrival and time of departure plus home telephone number and signature must be recorded on the sign-in sheet. Parents with special skills that are willing to help should contact Andrew Daalmeyer to register their interests.
For more information about Working Bees at Keilor Campus contact Andrew Daalmeyer - click here to contact.
For more information about Working Bees at Taylors Lakes Campus contact Sando Temelkovski - click here to contact.
Keilor and Taylors Lakes Campuses - January 28
Keilor and Taylors Lakes Campuses - February 18
Keilor and Taylors Lakes Campuses - March 25
Keilor and Taylors Lakes Campus - April 22
Keilor and Taylors Lakes Campuses - May 27
Keilor and Taylors Lakes Campus - June 24
Keilor and Taylors Lakes Campuses - July 22
Keilor and Taylors Lakes Campuses - August 26
Keilor and Taylors Lakes Campuses - September 16
Keilor and Taylors Lakes Campus - October 28
Half day Working Bee (Country Fair clean up) - Sunday November 5
Taylors Lakes and Keilor Campus - December 2
This working bee will commence at 8.30am and finish at the earlier time of 2.00pm
DO I NEED TO PRE-REGISTER?
No, not in the case of working bees. For all other work groups, yes. For working bees, simply turn up on the allocated day and sign in (please check the schedule above for the correct dates and correct campus)
WHAT DO WE DO?
General weeding, paving, lawn moving and edge trimming, sweeping of pathways, window cleaning, classroom cleaning, general rubbish pick-up and bin cleaning, painting and line marking.
WHAT DO I NEED?
Suitable clothes and sun protection for the prevailing weather conditions, as most work is done outdoors. Sturdy shoes (no sandals or thongs) are also necessary.
Bring gloves for gardening, paving and / or painting. If you have a flair for pruning, pack your favourite garden shears and discuss what area needs attention with a Coordinator.
WHAT IF IT RAINS?
We don't expect you to work in the rain, but there are many jobs that can be done indoors / undercover until it clears. The working bee will still go on.
MORNING / AFTERNOON TEA AND LUNCH
Morning and afternoon tea are provided. It is a chance to sit down with other parents and share a smile and a yarn. Lunch is provided at a small cost of $5.
IF YOU HAVE A PARTICULAR SKILL OR TALENT
Let a coordinator know so that we can make the most of your valuable time (eg: garden design, painting, paving, carpentry, welding).