Term 3 Week 7 - 1 September

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Dear Parents and Guardians,

To Simon Devlin and his gang of volunteers, our thanks for a fantastic Fathers Day Breakfast today! This takes some work to get ready for, and we thank you all for making such an amazing effort! A big contingent turned up to be a part of it, which is a great tradition. Thank you all.

Yesterday, our Year Five students attended the morning mass which was celebrated by our new parish priest Father Peter Hoang. And it was a lovely mass! Welcome Father Peter. We look forward to getting to know you and welcome you to our great community.

Ana Johnson and her 3 Dominic characters continued the Fathers Day theme at their assembly this morning. Congratulations and thank you for entertaining everyone in such style!

The Lapathon is on next Friday afternoon – this should be awesome!!

To all dads, best wishes for a Happy Fathers Day on Sunday – enjoy, enjoy!

Best wishes

Mark de Kluyver



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

Wednesday 13 September

  • Yr 4 Excursion to Fremantle

Thursday 14 September

  • Yr 5 Excursion - Fremantle
  • 3C Class Mass

Friday 15 September

  • Athletics Carnival

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.

students leaving holy rosary in 2018

We are in the process of confirming classes for next year and we need to know of students in Kindy to Year 5 who are NOT coming back in 2018. (Please note: Year 6 students do not need to reply). If this applies to you please complete and return the form by WEDNESDAY 20 SEPTEMBER 2017

Please note that we require one term's notice otherwise term fees will be charged.

Thank you very much for your assistance.

Please Click HERE for the form to complete if your child will NOT be returning in 2018.

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All the Dads at Thursday morning's Kindy presentation, singing Fly me to the Moon!


Holy Rosary Rebels - Congratulation to Holy Roly Rebels! Winners in their division after fantastic improvement during the season. A wonderful experience for the girls, their families and rookie coaches Davo and Stevo. Thanks to manager Steph and co-ordinator Megan for their help.
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7 sleeps until Lap-a-thon!
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HOLY ROSARY AUSKICKERS - Many Holy Rosary families are involved in the Marist Football Club’s Auskick program. We are very proud of all our players who demonstrated the club’s spirit of friendly participation, great sportsmanship and personal growth.

The final wind up last Sunday 20th August was all about fun and a celebration of the season. Each team did their best to dress up in their team colours. Well done to our Year 1 GIANTS team who won the ‘Spirit of Marist’ award. The team and coach all dressed up in bright orange Pokémon costumes, standing out amongst the crowd. Last year our Pre-Primary Port Power team won the trophy, so it's great we are keeping it in house!

Now it’s time to hang up the boots until next season – and for parents to get a well-deserved weekend lie-in! A HUGE THANK YOU to all the parents who volunteer their time to make these community club sports possible.

Check out our teams:

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.

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.



A huge congratulations to the winners of our Senior Chess Tournament. James Lockyer is our Holy Rosary School Chess Champion, with Ben Butson as Runner Up and Nicholas Pereira in 3rd place. A special commendation must be given to Laura Nolan in 4th place, who not only was a force to be reckoned with throughout the Tournament, but also in year 4, competed against mainly year 6 boys. Well done to all of you. To the almost 60 senior competitors, I hope you enjoyed yourself and learned a lot at the same time. If you need more chess, the WA Junior Allegro Chess Championship will be held at Leeming Primary School on Sunday 17th September. Email e.yeung@bigpond.net.au by 15/9 for more information.

Mrs Butson

“Chess is not always about winning. Sometimes it’s simply about learning. And so is life.” Anon


Click here for winter menu

Mon 4 September - L Elliot, J Nolan

Wed 6 September - C Byrne, T Johnston, A Newling

Fri 8 September - Dad's Day - J Belladonna, D Keyte, W Burt

Wednesday’s soup will be: Mushroom Soup

Gluten Free Bread now available - 60c extra


Leanna 0414 953 958


The next redemption date is Tuesday 5th of September.

Don't forget about the grand competition for Tokyo Disneyland. The student needs to make 15 deposits before the end of Term Three to automatically be entered into the draw.

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,


The Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults is a process for those who are not Catholic and would like to know more about our faith and practice. It is also for Catholics who have been baptised but not received the Sacraments of Reconciliation, Eucharist and Confirmation and may wish to continue their faith journey.

It is best described as a journey of faith which passes through a number of different phases and focuses on conversation of the heart and mind on our way to accepting Jesus Christ in our daily lives.

The meetings will commence on Tuesday 10th October in the Parish Office at 7.30–9.00pm. For further information, please email the Pastoral Associate, Kaye Shervington -

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: 0412 445 199


The CHIT CHAT BOX is an amazing resource for the whole family to switch off the TV, tech devices and interact through meaningful play, conversation, story telling and through sparking curiosity!! Have a look at tinygiants.com.au.

For all of next week MONDAY 4th SEPT - Midnight SUNDAY 10th SEPT, $5 from every CHIT CHAT BOX SOLD is donated to the Saba Rose Button Foundation.

Click HERE for flyer.


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

Creator Kids Holiday Workshop - Click HERE for flyer.

Newman College is hosting a Parent evening on Monday 11 September at 7pm - in the Marist Auditorium - “Understanding Adolescence” with Guest Speaker Greg Mitchell.

Click HERE for flyer.

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/