Queen of Apostles School

Term 3 Week 9 - Thursday 14 September, 2023

Prayer for First Eucharist Candidates

Lord Jesus Christ,

Bless the children coming forward to receive Holy Communion for the first time.

May this day be the step toward a life-long love of the Eucharist.

Give them a hunger for this sacred food so that they turn to you for comfort, guidance, and wisdom as they grow into full discipleship.

Thank you for their innocence and goodness.

May their hands, extended in anticipation of your body and blood, inspire all of us to cherish this sacred Sacrament.


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Quiz Night - Register Now

On Friday 20th October the P&F Quiz night is taking place in the hall beginning at 6.30pm. Events like these are fantastic for our community and really add to our sense of belonging.

Obviously, a great deal of work goes into organising an event like this and I would like to thank the P&F for the amazing job in coordinating this event so far. There are many donations and great prizes coming in. We even have a signed and framed Sam Kerr Australia jersey as one of the auction items. You certainly don’t want to miss out on an opportunity to bid on this!

Get your table together and register via the poster in the P&F section of the newsletter. Or via this link


It promises to be lots of fun!

First Eucharist

This Sunday we will come together, to support our Year 4 students as they receive Holy Communion for the very first time, becoming one with Christ and deepening their relationship with the Lord through this Sacrament.

A big thank you to Mrs Joiner for all her work in preparing the children to receive this Sacrament. I ask that you pray for our First Holy Communicants over the coming week.

Year 6 Assembly

Tomorrow at 8.50am in the hall the Year 6's will be presenting their assembly item to the community. I know they have been working hard and I'm looking forward to seeing them in action.


Please be aware of the the upcoming athletics events.

  • Friday 15th September 9.30am = Yr. 3 to 6 Jumps & Throws on Annexe Oval
  • Monday 18th September = Yr. 1 to 6 Athletics Carnival at Ern Clarke Oval in Cannington

A note containing information about the carnivals has beeen sent home to all families. I thank Mr Bridgemen for all his hard work in preparing for these wonderful days that the students really enjoy. The weather forecast looks ok. Let's hope it stays that way!

Open Night

Open night is happening next Tuesday 19th September from 5.30 until 7.30pm. Kindy through to Year Six classrooms will be open for families to explore the variety of learning that takes place. The Library will also be open with our Book Fair taking place and there will be an exhibition of the students art work they have completed with Mrs Perry.

This year there will be a sausage sizzle available on the night with eftpos facilities available. I thank our Year 6 parents for running this.

We look forward to welcoming all of our families to Open Night and invite you to bring along anyone who is interested in seeing our wonderful school.

2023 Term Dates

Term 3: Tue 18 July – Thurs 21 Sept
Term 4: Mon 9 Oct – Fri 8 Dec (Students) Fri 15 Dec (Staff)

2023 Pupil Free Days & Public Holidays

22 September = Pupil Free Day (Catholic Day)

Best Wishes

Mark Ryan


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Open Night

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Our Book week specials in the canteen were a big hit! Parents, thank you for your support.

The most popular item was Baked Donuts so we are featuring them on our term end specials.

Term end special for Week 9 and 10:

Baked Donut - $2.00

Thanks to Mere for volunteering her time at the canteen this term and also to Cat and Paulynne for always helping out whenever they can.

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OSH Club Newsletter

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Welcome to our latest P&F Update

Don’t Miss Out! Grab your Quiz Night Tickets!

Join us for the Quiz Night on Friday 20 October 2023. Get your tickets today through Trybooking and receive a complimentary raffle ticket, increasing your chances of winning incredible prizes.

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Quiz Night Volunteers

We need volunteers for event set-up in the afternoon and Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) certified volunteers to help manage the bar during the Quiz Night. If available, please contact Tracy at QueeniesPnF@gmail.com. Thank you for your support!

Urgent Call for Volunteers: Make the Colour Explosion Possible!

The Colour Explosion is a great community event that is enjoyed by our students, school staff and parents, but without your help it can’t go ahead. The Colour Explosion is scheduled for Friday 10 November and we need volunteers to help with planning. This includes:

  • Marketing and promotion
  • Fundraising
  • Course planning (activities and obstacles)
  • Ordering supplies
  • Volunteer coordination (for on the day)

If you are interested in being part of the event planning, please register your interest by emailing Kath Anthony at pandf.qoa@cewa.edu.au by tomorrow – Friday 15 September.

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