Week 1 – Term 3 2023

Dear Parents and Caregivers,


Welcome back to Term 3 at LIS! I hope everyone had a good break. It is great to see all our students back and eager to start the term. Thanks to our parents and carers for all their support and encouragement during Term 2.


Welcome to our new HR Manager


Welcome to our new HR Manager Mariano Dayag and his family to Lihir and the LIS community! We particularly welcome new student Reign, who has joined our Junior Kindy class.


Teacher Professional Development


During the holidays, teachers participated in Professional Development. Teachers completed their annual mandatory first aid training, revision on child protection practices, along with being updated on the new PNG Standards Based Curriculum.


Public Holidays


Next week, the 27th July, New Ireland Province celebrates New Ireland Day (TBC), along with the Remembrance Day public holiday on Monday, 24th of July.


Term 3 Calendar


Please find the Term 3 Parent Calendar attached below.


Independence Day


There will be an Independence Day meeting for all National parents in the basketball court from 9:00am – 9:30am on Wednesday, 26th of July . This is to discuss our 2023 Independence celebrations.


If you have any concerns or would like further information on any of the topics in this newsletter, please do not hesitate to make contact with any questions.



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