Term 2 Week 3 - 12 May

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Dear Parents and Guardians,

To Ana and Edel and our Year Three Gang and to Mel Gardner and our P&F, thank you so much for today’s beautiful mass and wonderful morning tea! Friday morning has been a very special one. We wish all mums and guardians a very very happy Mothers Day.

Thirty eight of our students were involved in last Friday’s interschool swimming carnival. and Mr Flexman has included a great article in this newsletter.

Next Friday is a student free day. As such the newsletter will come to you on Thursday.

Have a great weekend

Mark de Kluyver



Thursday 18 May

1C Class Mass

Saturday 20 May

Confirmation Commitment Mass 6pm

Sunday 21 May

Confirmation Commitment Mass 10am

Tuesday 23 May

P & F Meeting - 7pm Staffroom

Wednesday 24 May

Confirmation Parent/Student Workshop 5 - 6pm & 6.30 - 7.30pm

Thursday 25 May

4C Class Mass

Friday 26 May

Scholastic Book Fair

Monday 29 May

Scholastic Book Fair

Tuesday 30 May

Scholastic Book Fair

Student Free Days 2017

Friday 19 May - Staff PD
Monday 5 June - WA Day Holiday

Mon 17 July - Staff PD

Thurs 21 Sept - Staff PD

Friday 22 Sept - Student Free

Monday 25 Sept - Queen's Birthday



These were emailed yesterday. Please make every effort to make payment of these as soon as possible. If you are experiencing difficulty with the payment of fees please contact Laurie Evans.

SEQTA Engage Parent Log-in

Dear Parents,

It is important that you please check your log in for SEQTA Engage as early as possible so that you will be able to access your child's report at the end of this term.

To do this you need to go to the following site:


or follow the link from our school website to “SEQTA Engage - parents” and use your username and password credentials that you set up last year.

New Families and PP parents will be sent a link inviting you to setup a username and password to SEQTA Engage and you will receive an email. This email will expire within 7 days so please, action this as soon as possible. The link will be sent on Monday 15 May.

If you have remembered your username but have forgotten your password, please click on the Forgot your password? link and an immediate email will be sent to you. The email will expire within one hour, so please action this immediately.

If you forgotten both of these, then please contact the school and we can remind you of your username.

CPSSA Swimming Carnival

The CPSSA A Division Swimming Carnival was held at HBF Stadium on May 5. The Holy Rosary Interschool Swimming Squad had been training hard for the event and included students from Years 4-6 inclusive.

All of our competitors tried very hard giving 110% and supported each other well through the day. There were some fantastic individual and team performances which lead to a great overall result.

The overall winners were Our Lady of Grace with 1154 points; however, Holy Rosary came 2nd in the boys shield and 5th in the girls and overall shields with a grand total of 982 points which was a fantastic performance.

I would like to thank the parents and student teachers that helped out on the day and Mr Geordie Thuijs who was a great help with the squad. I would also like to thank Mr Mat Lovelock from Barracudas Swim Club who provided 7 training sessions to the squad. Mat is a fantastic coach and we were all very appreciative of his expertise and coaching and hope to work with him next year.

If you would like to improve your child’s swimming over the coming year please feel free to contact Mat on the email highlighted below


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A reminder students are not permitted to use School iPads anywhere on the school grounds before or after school as there is no teacher supervision.


1. To place your Order online simply go to https://mspphotography.shootproof.com/

2. Click Specials, then select the album titled; Holy Rosary School Specials - 2017
3. You will then be required to enter a password to view the Album. The password for this 2017HOLY

The online orders will be open until midnight on Sunday 21May 2017

The cost of each photo is $20 and these will be delivered to the school with the main school photographs.

Please note that the online ordering system will be open for 2 week whereby images can be purchased at the bulk price of $20 per image.

After this time, images can still be ordered online on a reorder basis at a cost of $20 per image and a handling and postage fee of $15.

If you have any queries please contact MSP Photography on 9240 8000 or via email on ordering.perth@msp.com.au

Confirmation Mass Bookings

The Confirmation Booking System is now up and running. Parents can book which Mass they would like to attend (10 June 6 pm Mass or 11 June 10 am). The limit for each Mass is 27 so it will be first in best dressed. Bookings will close at the end of Week 5. Please find below the details you will need to book online.

The website address www.schoolinterviews.com.au

The event code hxk99


Thank you to the amazing mums who came in to stamp and code hundreds of Guided Reading books this week. The children and teachers will be so excited to have the books in their classrooms so quickly!! Lisa Monzu, Josephine Miniello, Anabel Newling, Louise Williams, Christine Stevenson, Lisa Norman, Natalia Della Polina, Sue Griffin, Nicole Drinkwater, Mel Gardner, and Tanya Pereira THANK YOU so very much!

Mrs Butson

“Today was good, today was fun! Thank you! Thank you, everyone.” Dr Seuss


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Mon 15 May - K Lockyer, N Belladonna

Wed 17 May - K Bosch, K Birchell, K Beech

Fri 19 May - Pupil Free Day

Next Wednesday’s soup will be Chicken, Spinach and Potato

Leanna 0414 953 958


The next redemption date is Tuesday 16 May New rewards for Term 2 are the 3D Chalk Set and Tablet Case.

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, (or you can google “School Banking” and enter the 1st or 2nd website on the page).

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.

Susanne Zerk - Uniform Shop Coordinator


Entertainment Book Fundraiser - If you would like to order a book either book online or collect a form from the School Office.

P & F Meeting 28 March 2017 - Click HERE for Minutes of P & F Meeting and HERE for Principal's Report for March 2017.

Next Meeting - Tuesday 23 May - 7pm in the Staffroom.

Please click HERE for P & F Facebook page.



We are super excited to introduce the families of the businesses behind Holy Rosary. The P&F Committee has put together a Business Directory of school families and encourage everyone to use them. These businesses aim to support the P&F committee in the various projects they undertake.

Remember to think Holy Rosary first! Follow the links below to learn more...

TFBHR Booklet - find all our businesses here

TFBHR Facebook page - see what we get up to


2017 Sacramental Program

This Parish family based program covers the sacraments of Confirmation, First Eucharist and Reconciliation. The dates are:

Confirmation: 10 June 6 pm Mass or 11 June 10 am Mass

First Eucharist: 9 Sept 6 pm Mass or 10 Sept 10 am Mass

Reconciliation: 21st Oct 5 pm or 28th Oct 5 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: olrppa@westnet.com.au

After hours: 0422 836 900


Dave Edwards, our Year 4D Teacher is doing the HBF Run for a Reason for a friend’s daughter from his cricket team. Have a read and support this cause if you can.

This is Isobel Parsons and she loves the beach. Isobel is the daughter of one of my cricket team mates. She is a beautiful little girl living with a disability called Lissencephaly, which literally means "smooth brain". It is a rare, gene-linked brain malformation. As Isobel grows it is becoming increasingly difficult for her family to access the beautiful beaches in Perth. We are hoping to raise funds to help purchase her a specialised beach wheelchair. Isobel's parents, Robin and Corrina, would also love to share this amazing device with other children with special needs in the community. Please help us to support Isobel in the HBF Run for a Reason.


Run for a Reason - Join 'Team Saba' Sunday May 28. Why not make 'Team Saba' your reason and walk or run the 4km, 12km or half marathon. Help support the rehabME program made possible through the Saba Rose Button Foundation.

Start times: Half Marathon - 6:45am; 12km walk/run - 8:00am; 4km walk/run - 8:45am.

Join 'Team Saba' and help us to sponsor special needs children to participate in intensive blocks of rehabilitation, to supply equipment for these children, and to offer respite to their families.

To join 'Team Saba': Click on link below, then fill in details as prompted:


Free Team Saba cap. Free Sausage sizzle for the family at Floreat Beach Park (next to the Kiosk Cafe) at 12 o'clock following the walk/run.

Songs for Jess - Please support our Aunty Jessie!

Jessica Bosch (Newman College, Class of 2003) is a young mum of two little girls and Aunty to Axel (4D), Saxon (2C) and Loxley Wood (PPD) and Innika (3D) and Luka (KD) Bosch-Broadway. She is currently fighting for her life, battling brain cancer. Her family are holding a fundraising concert at John XXIII College on Sunday 11th June at 3pm. Tickets are $15 for children and $45 for adults. There will be a raffle with some great prizes up for grabs and afternoon tea to enjoy. Tickets available at trybooking.com.au Follow Jess’s Journey on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Jess.BC.Journey

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