Term 3 Week 3 - 3 August

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Dear Parents and Guardians,

As many of our children preparing to make their First Eucharist, I felt this message from the Ionians would proclaim to some.

St Dominic’s Day has been just fantastic! A great way to celebrate the anniversary of the founder of the religious tradition with which we are entwined. Sincere thanks to everyone who was involved in the preparations. Because of the weather we are re-scheduling Tabloid sports. They are too much fun to cancel altogether!

Next weekend sees the parish visitation from Bishop Don Sproxton. Many of you will remember him as he conferred the sacrament of Confirmation on our Year Six students this year. He visits the school on Friday, and is in the parish over the weekend, attending all masses. It would be nice if a number of families are able to say hello at mass.

Have a great weekend

Mark de Kluyver



Saturday 4 August

  • First Eucharist Commitment Mass 6pm

Sunday 5 August

  • First Eucharist Commitment Mass 10am

Wednesday 8 August

  • First Eucharist Parent/Student Workshop 5:00-6:00pm & 6:30-7:30pm

Friday 10 August

  • 1C Class Assembly & Awards
  • First Eucharist Retreat

Wednesday 15 August

  • Whole School Mass - Feast of the Assumption - 9am

Friday 17 August

  • PPD Class Assembly & Awards

Saturday 18 August

  • First Eucharist - 6pm

Friday 24 August

  • Book Week Parade and Cupcake sale for Childhood Brain Cancer Research

Friday 31 August

  • Fathers Day BBQ Breakfast 7:30 - 8:30am - Gym

Sunday 16 September

  • Art Expo - Gym 2-5pm

Thursday 20 September

  • End of Term 3

Student Free Days for 2018

  • Friday 21 September - Staff Day
  • Monday October 8 - Staff Day


Please include the child's NAME and CLASS (e.g. 5C, 6D) in the email.


You can also submit an Absentee form by clicking on the 'Links' tab on our new website https://www.hrs.wa.edu.au/

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Love your work! Thanks so much for helping out on St. Dominic's Day!


We welcome Liz Laverock from Year Five who is taking over co-ordination of the Siena Centre following Deb Tanham’s departure. Liz is genuinely excited at this opportunity. She once worked in the Siena Centre and is delighted to be returning.


Thanks to everyone who has had their children in complete and correct uniform. It makes an important statement about our school and our standards.

However some children are not wearing the correct uniform; coloured sneakers or netball jackets for example. For your information the Holy Rosary Uniform Policy is attached below and we ask that in order to eliminate any confusion and to keep standards high that you please follow the policy.

We do have processes whereby teachers can send you a letter notifying you of any uniform expectations not being met. I would be grateful however if they could focus on the teaching and learning and not on uniform compliance.

general parking #1

A child was almost obliterated on Thursday morning - a combination of speeding and parking in the wrong spot on Angelico Street. While we know the weather was lousy it is also no excuse to put the lives of people at risk. Slow and safe please. Children in Years 1 - 6 can be dropped off in front of the Hall via the drive through which is the safest option.


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CPSSA Interschool Cross Country Carnival 2018

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Congratulations to our winners:

Round 19

Ava Tolley

Noah Dimattina

Edan Brown


The Senior Chess Tournament is under way!! 64 students from years 4, 5 and 6 have shown great expertise and sportsmanship with round 2 commencing next week. There will be a break from chess in week 6 for Book Week. Congratulations to our Junior Chess winners 1st Felix Sanchez, 2nd Anthony Bogos and 3rd Antonio Tassone who were presented with their trophies at Fridays assembly. Special mention to Stella Ferguson who proved a tough competitor and made it to the finals. Thanks again to our marvellous and clever chess umpires who help to run the tournament. Have a great weekend!

Mrs Butson

“He's the strongest man in the world.” “Man, yes,” said Pippi, “But I am the strongest girl in the world, remember that.”

Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren


Perth Concert Hall are no longer using Ticketmaster for the selling of tickets for the Final Concert. All ticketing is now done through Perth Concert Hall directly. Please could you advertise this in your school’s newsletters. Tickets for the general public go on sale Monday 6th August.



Website Bookings:

Phone Bookings

  • Perth Concert Hall Box Office 9231 9999

In Person

  • Perth Concert Hall Box Office Mon – Fri 9.00am – 5.00pm


Online Ordering: https://quickcliq.com.au/

Monday 6 Aug - S Paolino, B Luca

Wednesday 8 Aug - S Gray, J West

Friday 10 Aug - K Swift, N Della-Polina, S Tranter

Dad's Day - 31st August - Looking for some wonderful dads to help in the Canteen. Please text me if you are interested.

Wednesday's Soup of the Day: Chicken, Potato & Spinach

Leanna 0414 953 958

Please download pdf below for Term 2 Winter Menu


School Banking is every Thursday 8:15am to 8:45am at the Canteen.

Parents are now able to open their child's account and provide identification 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.

Grand Prize Competition – Last chance

This year, one lucky School Banker will win a family trip for up to two adults and three children to Hawaii, USA just by saving. For a chance to win, students will need to make 15 or more School Banking deposits before the end of Term 3 2018 to automatically receive an entry into the competition.

The trip includes:

·Return economy flights to Honolulu, Hawaii plus airport transfers

·7 nights accommodation at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel & Resort staying in a Luxury Ocean Room, with beach views and breakfast included

·AU$2,000 spending money.

Christine, Natalie and Lisa


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.

Lydia Della Santa - Uniform Shop Coordinator


Last year we had two discos, but this year there is only one. Why is that?

The decision to run just the one disco for this year is based on a shortage of parents and guardians to run two events. That may change next year depending on interest. Please note that the decision to run one disco won’t affect the annual donation from the HRC to the Year Six Graduation for running the music at the disco!


Save the date for the Holy Rosary Art Expo!
Sunday 16 Sept 2018 2pm - 5pm (just before the 5:30pm Mass)

The Expo will exhibit art work from our children, as well as a class project and a whole school project.

More details will be provided soon... for now save the date!


Save the date for the Holy Rosary Music Bingo - Saturday 20 October - 7pm - 10pm


The 2018 | 2019 Entertainment Memberships are here and there is still time to get your membership. Support Holy Rosary and order your Entertainment book via the following link: http://www.entertainmentbook.com.au/orderbooks/8437a8 or collect a form from the Office.

Please keep supporting our school’s events and fundraisers!

Please click HERE for Holy Rosary Facebook page.

The Family Businesses of Holy Rosary

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 at holyrosaryhelpers@gmail.com

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Artists’ Quarter

We extremely thankful for David Broadway Photograper, Ryan Chatfield Images and GG Grafix (Gillian Gavin).

Without these businesses we would not have our amazing website, event coverage, photos, videos, graphic design, Business Directory.

Look them up. Enjoy their talents and think of them around your friends and family.

A big thank you for you contributions from all of us at Holy Rosary.



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Our Lady of the Rosary Parish

Weekend Mass Times

Saturday Evening - 6:00pm

Sunday - 8:00am, 10:00am, 5:30pm

Parish Office 0411 123 441

Email: doubleview@perthcatholic.org.au

After hours: 0412 445 199



‘TEAM SABA - CITY 2 SURF’ - Sunday 26th August

Join ‘Team Saba’ for the ‘City to Surf 2018’ by clicking on direct link below to register.

We have made it ‘super’ easy for you

If you do register with Team Saba, we will email you with the ‘direct’ fundraising link to EVERYDAY HERO for the Saba Rose Button Foundation which you can then share with your friends, family and colleagues.

You will be raising funds for the SRBF to help special needs children achieve their rehabilitation goals, access equipment and respite through our ‘rehabME’ Program.

Join Us

There’s a course to suit EVERYONE!!!!

4 km walk / run / roll

12 km walk / run

21 km half marathon

42km marathon ️



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VacSwim 2018

With swimming pools and beaches a big part of the Western Australian lifestyle, ensuring your children can swim competently and safely is essential.

You can now enrol your children in VacSwim swimming lessons during the October and December/January school holidays.

VacSwim is for all children - from beginners to more advanced swimmers and young people doing their Bronze Medallion. Your children can start as young as five years old.

Your children can join in the fun of learning to swim at pools and open water venues across the State.

Enrol your children in VacSwim now at education.wa.edu.au/swimming

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