HOLY ROSARY NEWSLETTER
Term 3 Week 6 - 24 August
Dear Parents and Guardians,
Wow! How awesome was our Book Week Parade! Thank you for embracing the spirit of the day. It has been very special. Our library administrator Holly Butson is second to none when it comes to doing great things around reading and today was no exception! Thanks also to Sam Xanthis for co-ordinating the cupcakes fundraiser for a most worthy cause and to the many parents who helped out.
Many thanks to HRC President Mark Nolan for arranging the Business Directory Sundowner last Friday evening. There was great spirit there. It was fun to be a part of and catch up with many of the people who are part of this community initiative of Mark’s.
First Holy Communion last weekend were wonderful celebrations. Congratulations to our children for taking this big step on their faith journey. Congratulations also to all parents and guardians and teachers for everything you have done co make this a special time for our children. To Kaye Shervington and Father Peter, our sincere thanks to your for a wonderful sacramental programme.
Enjoy the weekend.
Mark de Kluyver
DATES TO REMEMBER
Tuesday 28 August
- HRC Meeting 7pm - Staffroom. All welcome!
Friday 31 August
- Fathers Day BBQ Breakfast 7:15 - 8:30am - Gym
- 2D Class Assembly and Awards
Wednesday 5 September
- 5C Night of the Notables 5-6:30pm - Library
Thursday 6 September
- 5D Night of the Notables 5-6:30pm - Library
Thursday 13 September
- 3D Class Mass
Friday 14 September
- Athletics Carnival
Sunday 16 September
- Art Expo - Gym 2-5pm
Thursday 20 September
- End of Term 3
Tuesday 9 October
- Start of Term 4
Student Free Days for 2018
- Friday 21 September - Staff Day
- Monday October 8 - Staff Day
ASSEMBLY FRIDAY 31 AUGUST MERIT AWARD RECIPIENTS
Message from Community School Health Nurse
Upper respiratory tract infections or colds are everywhere, especially in winter, so it is almost impossible to stop children from catching them. Here are some points which may help:
- Teach your child to cover his/her nose and mouth when coughing or sneezing, and to wash hands straight afterwards.
- Hands should be washed after blowing noses and before eating.
- Use tissues once and then throw them in the bin. (Avoid using handkerchiefs.)
- Keep your child home from school if he/she has a cold/cough/fever/pain.
- Make sure that your children eat a balanced diet of plenty of healthy foods.
- Keep children away from smoke – it irritates their eyes and nasal passages, making it more likely that they will catch a cold.
What to do if your child gets a cold
No treatment will cure a cold or make it go away more quickly, but you can help your child feel more comfortable:
- Rest: This need not be in bed.
- Provide extra drinks: If your child doesn’t want to drink much, try giving lots of small sips of water, milk or juice, or ice blocks to suck for older children.
Washing hands is the easiest way to protect ourselves from contagious diseases, like colds, influenza and gastroenteritis. Hands should be washed before and after eating or preparing food, after going to the toilet and after nose blowing.
When teaching your child to wash their hands:
- Use clean water and soap, making sure they cover their hands and wrists.
- Use a brush to clean under nails if they’re dirty too
- Dry their hands with something clean (like a paper towel)
Alcohol based sanitisers are useful when soap and water is not available. Use half a teaspoon of the product and encourage your child to rub their hands together until they’re dry. If you can see dirt on their hands, it is better to use soap and water.
Yvette Frost | Registered Nurse | School Health
CACH/ North Zone/Central West Region
Congratulations to our winners:
Andre Della Franca
Thank you to everyone who found their treasure today and dressed up for our amazing Book Week Parade. It is always so wonderful to see the students so excited about books and I have loved hearing this week about their favourite books and characters during our library sessions. Thank you to our teachers for organising the beautiful art in the library and to our parents and community for your support of Book Week, books and reading. I hope everyone had a great time and managed to buy a Pirate Cupcake at lunch to support Childhood Brain Cancer Research. Have a wonderful weekend and happy reading!
Online Ordering: https://quickcliq.com.au/
Monday 27 Aug - S Paolino, K Lockyer
Wednesday 29 Aug - G Gavin, F Fernandes, K Glew
Friday 31 Aug - Dads Day - M Love, D Distante
Wednesday's Soup of the Day: Moroccan Vegetable and Lentil
Leanna 0414 953 958
Please download pdf below for Term 3 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.
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 email@example.com. These will be delivered to your child’s classroom, once payment is successful.
Lydia Della Santa - Uniform Shop Coordinator
HOLY ROSARY COMMUNITY NEWS
Father’s Day Breakfast (7.15am Friday 31st August in the Gym)
All fathers and grandfathers are invited to celebrate Fathers' Day by sharing breakfast with their children (Holy Rosary students only please).
$5.00/family attending (please bring payment on the morning).
Breakfast and drinks supplied and run by volunteers from your Holy Rosary Community.
For catering purposes, please indicate by registering your numbers attending via EVENTBRITE, link below:
There is no need to print your tickets
Please remember - no parking in Staff carpark.
YEAR 4 FIRST HOLY COMMUNION
Over the weekend our Year 4 children made their first Holy Communion. We thank the teachers and Parish for preparing the children; Father Peter for engaging them so beautifully in the Mass; and for all the families, parishioners, teachers and friends who came along to support the children.
Thank you, parents, for sharing these beautiful photos with us!
ENTERTAINMENT BOOKS 2018-19
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.
HOLY ROSARY BUSINESS DIRECTORY
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
This Sunday at 5:30pm
followed by snacks in the Rosary Community Centre
SPRING HEALING MASS
With the brighter warmer weather we hope to see many of you coming to the next Healing Mass in Our Lady of the Rosary Church on Thursday 6th September at 10.00am.
The Agape prayer group will lead us in song and the ladies of Rosary Care will welcome us to morning tea in the Parish Community Centre.
For transport contact Christine 9244 3288.
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
After hours: 0412 445 199
HILLARYS YACHT CLUB
Join us for three days during School Holidays and learn how to rig your rod, casting practice, fishing on Hillarys Yacht Club boats, fish weigh-in competition, heaps of prizes, two sausage sizzles and loads of fun!
25-27 September 2018
Register online: www.hillarysyachtclub.com.au (under the Courses tab)
Contact Mel: 9246 2833 | email@example.com
MARIST FOOTBALL CLUB
Holy Rosary has strong ties with Marist Football Club. The club welcomes Holy Rosary parents who may be interested in joining the committee for 2019 and ensuring the ongoing success of the club. The AGM will be held on Wednesday 12th September at 6.30pm with the venue to be confirmed.
SUBIACO MARIST CRICKET CLUB
Welcome to the 2018/19 Subiaco Marist Cricket Club cricket season! We field teams for girls and boys aged from 5 – 17, and always keen to welcome new players.
Our introductory Cricket Blasters programs are for kids new to cricket, teaching them the basics of cricket in a fun, safe and interactive way. Held at Newman College 5pm Fridays.
We also have teams in each year level from under 10 to under 17, where young cricketers can develop their skills and enjoyment of the game, with mid-week training and games on Saturday or Sunday (depending on grade).
The season starts in October and registrations are open now. Please register at: https://www.playcricket.com.au/club-finder/club-details?Id=1449 (Registrations close Sept 5 for under 10-17, and Oct 12 or earlier if the program is at capacity for Cricket Blasters).
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with any queries.
TRY NEW ADVENTURES AT GIRL GUIDES
The Wembley Downs Star Girl Guide Unit meeting in Wembley Downs is seeking girls aged 5 to 10 years who want to try new things, make friends and enjoy nature!
The Unit has planned an action-packed term that includes Father’s Day craft, Cooking and a talent show. Next term we will be going on a camp and helping out at the Wembley Downs Community Fair.
Girl Guides take an active role in planning their own program of activities. In Australia, our mission is to empower girls to grow into confident, self-respecting, responsible community members. This means learning through fun, teamwork and community service.
The school community values the dignity of each child and offers opportunities and challenges to help all students reaching their potential.