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35th Anniversary Assembly pictures

It was a beautiful, spirit-filled morning Assembly this morning in Maam Gamambiya to celebrate 35 Years of Steiner Education in the Bellinger Valley. Please enjoy the moments captured.   Welcome to Country - Micklo Jarrett   Mayor - Dominic King   Past Student - Amber   Teacher - Kym   Parent - Lowanna   River Song   Class 1   Class 2   Class 3   Class 4   Class 5   Class 6   Class 7   Class 8   And more...    

End of Year Music Concert 2017

All are welcome to attend our End of Year Music Concert - Friday 24th November at the Bellingen Memorial Hall After the overwhelming success of our inaugural Symphony Metamorphosis end of year music concert held in Bellingen Memorial Hall last year, we will once again be putting on a show not to be missed! This is a fantastic opportunity to showcase our school's musical talents to the wider Bellingen community. Doors will open at 6:10pm, and the concert will begin at 6:30pm sharp. All students from Class 1 to 8 will be performing. Students are to meet their teachers at 6:10pm in the following…

Chrysalis Fire and Restoration Workshop

On Saturday 11th November we encouraged interested parents, children and local community members to attend and share their experiences, challenges, questions and contribute to discussions on weeds, fauna, ecological and cultural burning, restoration principles, and more. Recently a number of burns were carried out at Chrysalis School with support from the local Rural Fire Service (RFS) Brigades. These burns were carried out for a number of reasons; to reduce fuel loads around the school, to manage weeds, to reduce the prevalence of ticks and for ecological restoration. The aim of this workshop was to share project stories and engage people…

Class 8 presentation evening 2017

The Year 8 students have been working hard during the last few terms. Each individual chose a topic that they were interested in or felt that they would like to learn more about.  Finding a mentor to help them on their journey was the next step. Along the way they kept working journals, made progress reports and practiced the art of Public Speaking. Their final presentation is in two parts; the display of the Project itself and the Oral Presentation that explains the students learning and thought process throughout their project experience. Friday 27th October was an opportunity to honour the students for…

35th Anniversary Bush Dance photos

Here are some fun pictures from Saturday afternoon's festivities with Tallowood Bush Band. Many thanks to Rainbow Chai and Heang's Kitchen for their fantastic support of the event.  

Music By Youth Strings Workshop with the Acacia Quartet

Here is the link to a parent's video of the final play through of 'Sinfonia in D' at the Bellingen Fine Music Festival Music By Youth Strings Workshop 1 with the Acacia Quartet. There were almost 50 students from Year 2 - Year 8 from six schools that attended the workshop. They sounded FANTASTIC! And although the Chrysalis students had to run to the buses quickly afterwards, they were all jumping about with energy saying things like 'that was so cool!', 'i'm so pumped!'. There was a great energy that all the players felt and it was a really valuable…

Inner Work Path workshops 2017

Please find below two flyers for upcoming Inner Work Path Workshops with Lisa Romero, to be held in the Byron Shire in November and December. 

35th Anniversary Bush Dance

Same time, different place Now at St Margaret's Anglican Hall due to heavy rain forecast in the valley! Calling all Chrysalis families from the past and present to join us in a joyful celebration of community and Steiner education in the Bellinger Valley. Food, fun and frivolity - A bush dance at school on Saturday 14th October from 4pm - bring a picnic or buy some delicious food, rejoice in community and kick up your heels.   Please spread the message to your extended Chrysalis family.... we would love to see – and dance with – lots of old (and…

Term 3 class summaries

Spring class summaries... It's been a busy, bright Term 3 for all our classes. In lieu of our quarterly Emerge this term, each teacher has written a short synopsis highlighting the activities of their class. Please see the links below to read and see more about each class: Morning Star - their Lullaby Baby doll celebration, walks & creativity... River Song - their Wattle Ball, gardening & sewing... Class 1 - melding together, lower-case letters & 4 processes in math... Class 2 - ‘Saintly Lives’, King Counting & ‘Air and Water’... Class 3 - Grammar Island, ancient Hebrew tales & measurement of time... Class 4…