Week 9 Reminders
and Celebrations - Term 3 2021
From the Principal
Hi everyone and wishing you a really lovely weekend ahead. We hope you will find many moments for fun, relaxation and family time.
Field Events Day Years 4-6
We were very lucky that the weather cooperated for the St Emilie's House Carnival Field Events Day. Thank you to those parents and grandparents who came along to support the children, it is always really great to have you join us.
School Climate Survey
Below you will find a LETTER TO PARENTS explaining all about the School Climate Survey which has now opened. As you will read, all St Emilie's families are invited to complete a short survey that will give us important feedback in regard to various aspects of school life. A code and username was emailed to all families on Monday. The survey closes on the 24th September. Thank you for your time and support.
School Athletics Carnival next Friday
As you will have read we will be holding both the Junior and Senior carnivals onsite this year. While there are a few differences to travelling to an external facility we believe that the 'pros' of holding the carnival here at school are well worth trialing, as we approach this exciting day on the school calendar.
An Athletics Carnival Program is attached below and further details of how the day will run will come home on Monday, so please check your inbox and the school website.
Lunches on Carnival Day
All children in Kindy to Year 6 will have the opportunity to either bring their normal lunch or purchase a Subway Lunch for the day through School Lunch Online at http://www.schoollunchonline.com.au
Adult spectators and non-school aged children are invited to order a P&F Sausage Sizzle or Bacon and Egg burger - paper order forms have been sent home and a link to the order can also be found below.
Cake stall for the Athletics Carnival - can you help please?
The P&F are seeking donations of home-made cakes, biscuits and slices from families to run a cake stall on the day of the carnival.
If you are able to support in this way please drop your cake (or plate of slice/biscuits) to the front office, either the Thursday afternoon before the carnival (by 3.30pm) or first thing in the morning. (More details below). Thanks for your support!
Families leaving next year
If your family will be leaving our school community in 2022 you are asked to please let us know by emailing the Office and/or leadership as soon as possible. Many thanks, as this assists us to plan and to offer places to new families on the waitlist.
Please be reminded that unless we are given one full term's notice of an intention to leave St Emilie's, a family will be charged a full term's school fees.
Below is a link to a document that explains our position on class placement here at St Emilie's. Please read it carefully when you have a moment - we hope it brings further clarity to why we feel confident in our decision-making. In saying this, if you wish to make a request please place it in writing to the Principal by Friday 22nd October.
K-6 Open Night (onsite this year) on Wednesday 15th September - 4.00pm-600pm.
If you would like an opportunity to pop in and see some of the learning opportunities your children have had this term we would love to see you there! All classrooms will be open until 6.00pm only. (Please don't leave arriving until the end - as gates will close soon after 6.00pm). Please read more about the Book Fair to be held on Open Night, below.
All the very best everyone!
Athletics Carnival Program 2021
APPROXIMATE TIMELINE OF CARNIVAL
Carnival Sausage Sizzle - Order Form
Any chance you could Bake a Cake for our Athletics Carnival Cake Stall next Friday?
The P&F are seeking donations of home-made cakes, biscuits and slices or, if in a rush - bought cupcakes or doughnuts :) from families to run a cake stall on the day of the carnival.
If you are able to support in this way please drop your cake (or plate of slice/biscuits etc) to the front office, either on the Thursday afternoon before the carnival (by 3.30pm) or first thing on Friday morning.
Ideally cakes /slices/biscuits will arrive :
- on a disposable plate/container
- covered with plastic wrap
- labelled with the name of the cake/slice and a list of the ingredients.
If you can't bake a cake, you may like to buy a cake from the stall on the day to support the P&F and provide your family with a delicious, home-made surprise for afternoon tea! :)
Thanks Mums and Dads!
Don't forget to bring some cash - you've gotta be in it to win it!
St Emilie's School Climate Survey is NOW OPEN. Your feedback and your voice really matter to us!
Climate Survey Letter
ST Emilie's Class Allocation Procedure
Year 6 Yearbook
Thank you Kylie!
Kylie's weekly efforts as our School Social Worker are making a positive difference in the lives of children, families and staff in our school. Her role involves working as another key point of contact for all members of our school community - especially when dealing with personal challenges, either at home or at school.
If you would like to connect with Kylie for a chat or a meeting to discuss your child's social/emotional needs and/or challenges you will find details below.
Parents are strongly advised to reach out if you are not doing ok ... either to us or to other professionals. Good mental health is such an important part of a happy and healthy family life - you matter!
A GREAT PRESSIE FOR THE CHRISTMAS STOCKING!
Our Book Fair is a really great opportunity to purchase a quality book for your child and family! Perhaps you might grab some books as Christmas presents or birthdays!
Each year some families also very generously purchase a book for our school library which is acknowledged by way of a sticker insert inside the cover.
This year we have opted to go with a different company, as we really wanted to make sure that the Fair was all about the books (rather than the merchandise that has little to do with reading).
This year's annual Book Fair is open for parents to purchase books over the following days and times:
TUESDAY 14th September
8.00am - 8.30am and
2.45pm - 4.00pm
WEDNESDAY 15th September
8.00am - 8.30am
4.00pm - 6.00pm (OPEN CLASSROOMS)
THURSDAY 16th September
8.00am - 8.30am
Book prices range from $5.00 - $20.00 per book.
Cash or EFTPOS accepted.
Looking forward to seeing you! :)
are you vaccinated yet?
Vacation Swimming Lessons - VAC SWIM
Enrolments are now open for VacSwim swimming lessons during the October and summer school vacation holidays.
VacSwim offers fun lessons at beach or pool locations. They are a great school holiday activity and they teach valuable swimming safety skills to help keep your child safe in the water.
Enrol at education.wa.edu.au/vacswim
FRUIT OF THE HOLY SPIRIT FOCUS - GOODNESS
Goodness is the FOTHS focus for Weeks 5-10 and below are our mini foci for the next two weeks:
Week 9: Goodness is acting with integrity
Week 10: Goodness is being truthful
Homework and PP Homework Club Term 3
The last grid this term:
Week 9 and 10
What's Coming Up?
Monday 13th September
De Vialar House Day
Tuesday 14th September
Book Fair Begins
2.00pm Confirmation Rehearsal
3.00-4.00pm Homework Club
Wednesday 15th September
Kindy & Pre-Primary Body, Balls and Brains
4.00-6.00pm Open Classrooms and Book Fair
Thursday 16th September
Book Fair Finishes
Friday 17th September
House Athletics Carnival
Saturday 18th September
6.00pm Confirmation Mass
Sunday 19th September
9.00am Confirmation Mass
Monday 20th September
MOPS Mothers morning tea
Tuesday 21st September
3.00-4.00pm Homework Club
Wednesday 22nd September
9.00am Mission Day Mass
3.30pm Staff Meeting
Thursday 23rd September
8.45am PP Assembly
Principal PL Day
Friday 24th September
PUPIL FREE DAY - STAFF PL offsite.
2021 Sacramental Dates
Kindy Enrolments for 2022 - do you have a child starting Kindy next year?
Kindy interviews for children born between 1/7/2017 and 30/6/2018 - ie turning 4 before the 30th June 2022 are being held now.
If you have a child starting next year please ensure that you have completed an enrolment form. We still have some spaces so please spread the word!
Kindy enrolments are an exciting time for our school - we love to meet new families and touch base with our existing families!
Social Worker PARENT REFERRAL and CONSENT FORM
School social workers focus on the student in the school environment and work collaboratively with principals and teachers to minimise the impacts of personal, family and school difficulties and, where possible, remove any barriers to learning.
With students as their focus, school social workers provide consultancy, advice and support to principals, teachers and other school staff and to families so that they can best meet the needs of individual and groups of children and young people. There is a strong emphasis on individual student and family counselling and support. This is an amazing opportunity for kids, staff and families and one we have wanted in our school for some time.
Please find below the Parent Referral and Consent Form to access our School Social Worker.
You are asked to read the procedure carefully and also note that Kylie only works two days a week. While she will do her very best to accomodate all family referrals, patience may be required as she prioritises her case load and allows time for observation visits, classroom support and playground involvement.
Parent Workshops in our Local Area!
Image Embroidery now services our school community's uniform requirements.
For all uniform queries, please contact a member of the Image Embroidery team (contact details below).
Their store is just 5 minutes from St Emilie's for 'try ons' or you can order uniforms via their online form.
Keyed Up Music Lessons here at St Emilie's - information for you
Keyed Up Music Lessons
Keyed Up Music will be teaching keyboard, guitar and voice lessons this term after school. Lessons start at $18.65 for groups of four per lesson. If you are interested in your son/daughter learning an instrument, ring Savanna on 6107 8841 or 0479 171 424 or enrol at www.keyedupmusic.com.au/enrolment-form
INTERESTED IN FINDING OUT MORE ABOUT BECOMING A CATHOLIC?
St Emilie's Parish is holding an RCIA Inquiry Night at the School Hall on Sept 1, Wednesday at 7:00 pm.
If you are interested in becoming a Catholic, to inquire about RCIA or those Catholics who have not received the Sacrament of Confirmation. Everyone is welcome!
You can contact the organiser by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org or phoning 0413103959
St Emilie Parish
He is approachable, caring and wise. We very much appreciate his support of St Emilie's Catholic school and thank him for his ongoing friendship and hard work..
St Emilie's Parish
Office hours: 9:00am to 4:00pm, Tuesday and Thursday
Mail: PO Box 5184, Canning Vale South WA 6970
An appointment to see a priest is required.
Parish Priest: Fr. Jean-Noël Marie
Assistant Priest: Fr. Victor Manuel Lujano
Office Assistant: Roselle D’Souza