Week 4 – Term 1 2023

Dear Parents and Caregivers,




Today the school farewells Ms Jenny Pesas, who has worked at the school as an assistant teacher for more than 25 years. She has taught many students over the years and has become a much-loved member of staff by students, teachers and parents alike. We wish her a well-deserved break as she plans for her retirement years.


Public Holiday


Please note that tomorrow Friday Week 4, the 24th February is a gazetted public holiday – National Remembrance Day of late Sir Michael Somare.


School Council


The annual General Meeting of the School Council will be held on Thursday, the 2nd of March 2023. At this meeting, voting for 1 vacant position for a Parent Representative will occur, in the Yr 9/10 room from 6.00pm– 6.20pm. Nomination forms are available from the school office and must be returned to the school office by Thursday the 24th February 2023. If you would like to know more about the functions of the School Council, please make an appointment to see the principal.




  • The chewing of Beetle Nut is prohibited on school grounds
  • Parents are asked to refrain from bringing dogs into the school grounds
  • Parents are free to deliver lunch to their children, however sitting with your child and/or feeding them during lunch is not encouraged.



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Lihir International School/School to Mine

Newcrest Townsite, Lihir Island,
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