Term 3 Week 6 - 25 August

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Dear Parents and Guardians,

Wow! Book Week was awesome! Thank you for having your charges so immersed in the spirit of things! To Holly Butson, congratulations on being so incredibly organised and motivating! You are doing great things to bring books to life – we like your style!

Next week see the Year Three Dominic Gang leading assembly following Fathers Day Breakfast organised by our Holy Rosary Community – happy Friday!

Best wishes

Mark de Kluyver



Thursday 31 August

  • Class Mass - 5D Readings

Friday 1 September

  • Fathers Day Breakfast 7-8am - Gym
  • Year 4 Eucharist Retreat

Monday 4 September

  • Yr 1 Peninsula Farm Excursion
  • 5D Night of the Notables - 5pm - 7pm - Library

Wednesday 6 September

  • 5C Night of the Notables - 5pm - 7pm - Library

Friday 8 September

  • Holy Rosary Community Lapathon 2 - 3pm

Saturday 9 September

  • Sacrament of the Eucharist 6pm

Sunday 10 September

  • Sacrament of the Eucharist 10am

Tuesday 12 September

  • Board Meeting 7pm

Thursday 14 September

  • Yr 5 Excursion - Fremantle
  • 3C Class Mass

Saturday 16 September

  • Sacrament of Penance Commitment Mass 6pm

Sunday 17 September

  • Sacrament of Penance Commitment Mass 10am

Wednesday 20 September

  • Whole School Mass
  • Musica Viva Convert 4YO Kindy - Yr 2: 12 - 1pm , Yr 3 - Yr 6: 2 - 3pm (Gym)
  • End of Term 3

Monday 9 October

  • Fourth Term Commences
  • Summer Uniform to be worn

Student Free Days 2017

  • Thursday 21 Sept - Staff PD
  • Friday 22 Sept - Student Free



When emailing absences, please include the child's name and roll group in the email.


3D - Cameron Cruickshank

4D - Erin Griffin, Daniel Rippon

6C - Noah Cowan, Mackenzie Boekhoorn

6D - Isaac Eaton


Several people attended this interesting presentation by Principal John Finneran, and Deputies Lisa Fogliani and Daniel Lynch, about the future of the college. We appreciate their commitment to getting the message out to their local Catholic Schools in such a personable manner.


The Student desks have been collected and are on their way to East Timor.

The Teachers desks will be collected soon and sent in the next available container.

norovirus gastroenteritis

Norovirus gastroenteritis is caused by a virus in the digestive system. Common names used for gastroenteritis due to norovirus are ‘gastric flu’ or ‘stomach flu’, ‘winter vomiting’ and ‘viral gastro’. The illness often begins suddenly and symptoms last between 24–48 hours.

Symptoms usually begin 24–48 hours after ingestion of the virus, but they can appear as early as 12 hours after someone is exposed to the virus.

Noroviruses are highly contagious. People infected with norovirus can spread the virus from the day they start to feel ill to at least 2 days after diarrhoea or vomiting stops.

We ask that you keep children home from school for at least 48 hours after they have contracted gastro so as not to perpetuate the virus.


14 sleeps until Lap-a-thon!

The Lap-a-thon is fast approaching – only 14 more sleeps! So, get the kids onto their sponsorship forms – all the money goes towards the fit out of contemporary classrooms.

Please click HERE for Info Form

Please click HERE for Pledge Form

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Soccer net

Many of you will have noticed our nation’s future soccer players honing their shooting skills in the soccer net at the Dominican playground. This is another purchase made possible by our parent community (P&F funds).

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RSVP to Fathers’ Day Breakfast

Dads and grandads are invited to our Holy Rosary Fathers’ Day BBQ Breakfast. Please register your attendance for catering purposes:


WHEN: Friday 1 September, 7am to 8am

COST: $5 contribution per family

Entertainment Books: To order an Entertainment Book online please go to www.entbook.com.au/8437a8 - The cost of a Book or Digital Membership is $70. Forms are also available from the School Office.

Please keep supporting our school’s events and fundraisers!

Please click HERE for Holy Rosary Facebook page.

The Family Businesses of Holy Rosary

The Business Directory is a group of school businesses who want to support our School Community.

We are delighted to welcome four new school family listings to our Businesses Directory

These businesses can help us out in the areas of 4WD (Russell Richardson), Kids Entertainment (Elena Capolingua), Real Estate (Chris Tan) and Photography (David Broadway) – areas that that will appeal to all of us!

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Our Holy Rosary Graphic Designer – Gillian Gavin of GG Grafix has been the glue that has been pulling the Business Directory amendments together for us. Thank you Gillian!

An updated online edition will be ready for view in the next week or so.

As a Parent Community we would love to see a culture of thinking Holy Rosary first! Please have a look through the directory to see what these businesses might be able to do for you. If you would like to be listed please contact Mark Nolan on mark@sensefs.com.au.


WOW!! The Book Week Parade was fantastic!! Thank you so much to students, parents and staff for all the effort they went to to dress up as their favourite book character. The “Escape to Everywhere” theme has been lots of fun. Thank you also to our amazing Library Monitors for running the assembly - you did a great job! All are welcome to look at our Book Week Art in the library. It will stay up until the end of term. I hope you all had a fabulously fun day and a wonderful Book Week 2017.

Mrs Butson

“Reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are.” Mason Cooley

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Click here for winter menu

Mon 28 August - S Paolino, A Adkins

Wed 30 August - B Warner, J West, J Gardener

Fri 1 September - L McMahon, K Swift

Wednesday’s soup will be: Chicken Noodle

Gluten Free Bread now available - 60c extra


Leanna 0414 953 958



How to Get Started with School Banking

Parents are now able to open their child's account and provide ID online. It is even easier now for you to get your children started with an account and start School Banking.

All you need to do is visit: www.commbank.com.au/schoolbanking

and click on the link to open the Youthsaver account.

School Banking is every Tuesday 8:15am - 8:45am at the Canteen.

Sonja, Christine and Natalie


Monday 8:30am ‐ 9:15am & Thursday 8:30am ‐ 9:15am

The uniform shop is not open during the holidays or on PD days. Click here for order form or collect a form from the School Office. Orders can be left in the Office, or emailed to uniformshop@hrs.wa.edu.au. These will be delivered to your child’s classroom, once payment is successful.

New Hair Accessories!!

We have purchased a limited number of faction colours just in time for the Athletics Carnival. We also have large black bow hair clips. $5 cash each

Susanne Zerk - Uniform Shop Coordinator


Please click HERE for the OSHC Newsletter.

Click HERE for September/October Vacation Care Programme,


Healing Mass 7 September 10.00am - (Our Lady of the Rosary Church)

We hope winter has been kind for you all.Come to the next Healing Mass to praise God for your gift of health and for those who care for you.

Be the ones who are invited who turn up for the celebration and in the right gear!

Agape Prayer Group will sing with us and Rosary Care will serve the Morning Tea.

For transport assistance ring Christine 9244 3288

2017 Sacramental Program

  • First Eucharist: 9 Sept 6:00 pm Mass or 10 Sept 10:00 am Mass
  • Reconciliation: 21 Oct 5:00 pm or 28 Oct 5:00 pm

For further information contact Kaye Shervington on 0411 123 44

Mass Times

Our Lady of the Rosary Parish

Weekend Mass Times

Saturday Evening - 6:00pm

Sunday - 8:00am, 10:00am

Parish Office 0411 123 441

Email: doubleview@perthcatholic.org.au

After hours: 0422 836 900



We are looking for help and need VOLUNTEERS for the ‘rehabME ball’ || Presented by the Saba Rose Button Foundation.


Time slots for volunteers are to be confirmed, but would roughly be: 3 - 6pm, 5.30 -10pm, and 9 -12pm

You would also need to attend 2 x volunteer meetings prior to the event. If you are willing to help us & available, please contact Clare O’Donohoe on clare@sabafoundation.org.au


FOR TICKETS: tickets@sabafoundation.org.au

‘Central Park Plunge’ - Please help support my fundraising efforts in support of hospitalised children whose families need help provided through Ronald McDonald house.

I’m not sure if you’ve heard of the ‘Central Park Plunge’ where teams of people commit to raise money for a nominated charity by abseiling 220m down the side of the Central Park building in the city centre. It’s a high-profile activity designed to get people out of their comfort zone (which is about 51 above my comfort zone). I’m taking the plunge on Friday 9 September.

Below is a link to the website where people can make a tax-deductable donation.

Thank you - Clint Hounsham


Holy Spirit Spring Fair - Saturday 2 September 10am - 4pm

Rides, Bouncy Castle, Animal Farm, Market Stalls, Live Music, Food, Cafe and much much more. Holy Spirit Primary School, Bent Street, City Beach - www.holyspiritfair.com.au

The Marist Football Club will be holding its’ Annual General Meeting on Wednesday 13th September at 6.30pm at the Marist Club rooms.

As we all know there are many Holy Rosary students playing at Marist and we are seeking further input from the parent group to ensure the ongoing success of the club.

In addition to General Committee positions we are specifically looking for people with an interest in the following key positions:

- Merchandise Sale Manager

- Marketing & Communications Coordinator

- Social Media Coordinator

- Sponsorship Assistant

Nominations can be made directly to Club President John/Jack Penniment john@rudirooster.com.au

Thank you

Marist Football Club Committee

Club Newsletter - http://www.maristfc.com.au/the-club/newsletters/

Holy Rosary School

35 Williamstown Road


WA 6018

Tel: (08) 9203 4500

Fax: (08) 9244 1931

Email: admin@hrs.wa.edu.au

Website: www.hrs.wa.edu.au

Facebook: www.facebook.com/holyrosaryschooldoubleview/