St Elizabeth's News
NEWSLETTER | TERM 2 | WEEK 8 | 17 JUNE 2022
Rebecca Clarke | Principal
Dear parent and caregivers,
As we come to the end of Week 8, I want to say a big thank you to all the staff for everything they do. As a team they go above and beyond, and it does not go unnoticed!
On Wednesday I visited Mater Dei College in Edgewater and met with the Principal, Mrs Annette Morey. Mater Dei College is a co-educational Catholic College established in 1993. The College offers a supportive and enriching educational environment for students in Years 7-12, based on the pillars of Faith, Community, Service and Learning. I would recommend a tour of the College if you are considering sending your child to Mater Dei for their secondary education. As a special treat for our students, the College will be showcasing their school with a special assembly on Friday, 12 August at 11am.
Semester One Reports are being finalised and will be made available via SEQTA Engage to parents on Thursday, June 30. Please see the letter below highlighting some important information for all parents in Year 1 to 6 regarding understanding the Semester Reports.
Good luck to the selected Year 3 to 6 students who will be representing our school for the first time at the Interschool Cross Country on Friday! This is the start of many athletic events the students will participate in and represent St Elizabeth’s. Thank you to Mrs Clarkson for organising and preparing the students.
A reminder that students are not to be on the school grounds unattended until 8:15am. As a school our duty of care begins at this time, not before, as staff are busy preparing for the day. Thank you for your support.
Finally, this weekend the St Anthony of Padua Parish, Wanneroo will be celebrating their 90th Annual Festival and Procession. As members of this community, I encourage everyone to come and walk through the festival of food and activities and join us as we represent St Elizabeth’s in the procession. Remember to wear your school uniform to represent the school.
Have a wonderful weekend!
Important dates coming up
Sunday 19 June - St Anthony of Padua 90th Annual Procession
Saturday 25 June - Holy Communion Commitment Mass
Sunday 26 June - Holy Communion Commitment Mass
Wednesday 29 June - Whole School Mass (Parents welcome)
Wednesday 29 June - Open Classrooms (3 - 4pm)
Thursday 30 June - Kindy to Year 6 LifeLink Pyjama Day (Gold Coin Donation)
Friday 1 July - General Assembly Year 3-6 Dance Performance
END OF TERM
Last week to help name our factions!
Congratulations to all of our Year 6 students who made the Sacrament of Confirmation last weekend. Fr Peter Whitley and Fr Peter Porteous were very impressed with the reverence of our students and their knowledge about the sacrament. Thank you to Chris Reberio and Caitlyn Irwin for preparing our Confirmation candidates. All of our students looked very happy and were dressed beautifully for their big day.
Fr Peter or Fr Leonard will present the candidates with a gift from the parish and their certificate. You can attend any of these masses.
Saturday 18th June at 6:00pm and Sunday 19th June at 7:30am, 9:00am or 6:00pm
First Holy Communion
On the 25th and 26th June our Year 4 students will attend one of the two masses to show their commitment to making their First Holy Communion. A commitment card will go home with the students this week.
Saturday 25th June at 6:00pm and Sunday 26th June at 9:00am
SEQTA Engage - Reports Semester One
If you have changed your email address, could you please email admin asap so that they can update your details in our system. If you have forgotten your password please click the 'forgot password' button.
2022 School Photographs - save the date!
Your childs 'shootkey' for ordering will be sent home next term.
Is your child on a waiting list to see a Paediatrician?
Our school has no association or affiliation with this clinic. We noted the opening of this service and thought it might an option for families to investigate if they are on long waitlists to see specialists.
See you at our School's Open Classrooms!
The school has a number of exciting events planned for the end of term and we encourage parents to support the events and take these opportunities to gather as a community, particularly for Open Classrooms afternoon!
CSPWA 2022 Awards of Excellence
Nomination forms are available via the link.
Sacrament of Confirmation
Commitment Mass – Saturday, 30 April & Sunday, 1 May (New dates)
Parent/Child Workshop 5:00pm Wednesday, 25 May
Retreat Day - Friday, 10 June
Sacrament of Confirmation – Saturday, 11 June & Sunday, 12 June
Sacrament of Holy Communion
Commitment Mass - Saturday, 25 June and Sunday 26 June (Updated)
Parent/Child Workshop - 5:00pm Wednesday, 10 August
Sacrament of Holy Communion - Saturday, 27 August
Sacrament of Reconciliation
Commitment Mass - Saturday, 17 September & Sunday, 18 September
Parent/Child Workshop - 5:00pm Wednesday, 26 October
Sacrament of Reconciliation - 5:00pm Tuesday, 8 November & Wednesday, 9 November
Term Dates 2022
Term 1 Monday, 31 January to Friday, 8 April
School Holidays: Saturday, 9 April – Monday, 25 April
Term 2 Tuesday, 26 April to Friday, 1 July
School Holidays: Saturday, 2 July – Sunday, 17 July
Term 3 Tuesday, 19 July to Friday, 23 September
School Holidays: Saturday, 24 September to Sunday, 9 October
Term 4 Tuesday, 11 October to Friday, 9 December
School Holidays: Saturday, 10 December – Sunday, 29 Jan 2023 (TBC)
Student Free Dates
**Please note there have been some date changes to the Student Free Days
Term 1 Friday, 4 March
Term 2 Tuesday, 7 June
Term 3 Monday, 18 July and Friday, 23 September (new date)
Term 4 Monday, 10 October