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Last week and this week we began our first pre-writing pattern, “sideways, sideways, left to right.”

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Hi Everyone

I don’t know about you but we loved the Sundowner! Lots of great food and great company - just fabulous! Big thank you to Rose and her P&F crew who made it a reality. It just seems like such a long time since something like this was able to be organised for the big people in our community. Nice work.

Have a great weekend. See you on Wednesday!


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Monday 6 March

  • Labour Day Public Holiday

Tuesday 7 March

  • Pupil Free Day

Wednesday 8 March

  • Sacramental Talk - Fr Greg Donovan 7 - 8pm

Friday 10 March

  • Numero Club in the Library - 7:40am - 8:10am
  • Year 5 Class Mass

Saturday 11 March

  • Sacramental Registration 6pm

Sunday 12 March

  • Sacramental Registration - 10am

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Holy Rosary Swimming Carnival 2023 Year 3 - 6 HBF Stadium Friday March 24


This week the students were asked to complete their selections for the carnival, and these have been posted on seesaw. Can I ask all parents to look carefully at these selections and make any changes by emailing, admin@hrs.wa.edu.au I will then make the changes for you and write up and publish the program. Once that is complete I will not be able to alter selections.

Format of the carnival

In Year 3 students participate in 25m freestyle, 25m breaststroke and 25m backstroke and are not involved with interschool swimming. They start their races at the shallow end of HBF stadium and swim to a noodle rope in the middle of the pool. Students may start off the blocks, they can also start standing next to the blocks if they feel more comfortable.

Years 4-6 can choose between 25m, 50m and 100m races. The championship events and interschool qualifiers are the 50m freestyle, 50m breaststroke and 50m backstroke. The two open events 50m butterfly and 100m freestyle which are not champion events but are interschool qualifiers.

If your child can not swim and you do not want them to swim please email me through admin and let me know.

Parent Helpers

I would like to thank all of the parents that have offered to help. I would still love some more timers for the carnival. If you can help, please email, admin@hrs.wa.edu.au I promise you it is the best view at the stadium. lol

We look forward to a wonderful day together!

Permission for this event is assumed if for some reason you do not want your child to attend, please email the school and inform us as soon as possible.

Rob Flexman - Sports Coordinator

Happy birthday to Dr Seuss! His books have so many great messages for all ages and we especially love “The Lorax” which is so relevant in regards to looking after our world and standing up for those who can not. The Junior Chess Tournament starts next week, Thursday 9th March. Year 1, 2 and 3 students who have signed up need to be ready to play and check the library whiteboard each week for their name. Year 5 Book Club will be starting soon, students can sign up on the whiteboard. Australian Reading Hour is next Thursday – we hope you can join us as we sit, relax and read!

Mrs Butson

“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot,
Nothing is going to get better. It's not.” ― Dr. Seuss, The Lorax

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There are so many external services to support you on your parenting journey. I have many resources along with books in the library to support parents. Maggie Dent has a wide range of webinars and masterclasses you can learn from at home. Find out more info here:


Enjoy the long weekend,

Holly Butson

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

Monday 6 March - PUPIL FREE DAY

Wednesday 8 March- K Glew, B Allsopp

Friday 10 March - E Distante, L Audino, C McClymans

Leanna 0414 953 958

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We just wanted to say a massive thank you to everyone that attended the Sundowner on Friday night. It was so great to see everyone having such a great time.

Also thank you to everyone that purchased a raffle ticket. And congratulations to our winners!! All the money raised has gone towards purchasing a Thermomix for the wonderful Leanna in our canteen.

We are busy organising some more great events for the year so stay tuned and keep an eye out in the newsletter and on the social pages.

Regards Rose

and the P&F crew


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Discovery Kids runs the before and after school care at Holy Rosary School.

  • Five days a week during term time
  • Vacation Care during school holidays.
  • Available for children attending Kindy through to Year Six


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Our Lady of the Rosary Parish

Parish Office - 9446 2055

Father Peter Hoang OP - 0412 445 199

Email: doubleview@perthcatholic.org.au

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A maths expo – now that’s something different!

The expo is targeted at families in the aim to provide support to parents and students with mathematics learning at home by showcasing interactive resources. It will be a fun, interactive day with lots of opportunity to see a variety of resources that make learning fun, and there are prizes to be won on the day!

Sunday 12 March 2023
10:00am – 1:00pm
Stirling Community Centre, Main Hall – Karrinyup

Expo Registration
Members: $10 per family
Non-members: $15 per family

Every family that attends will receive a $10 voucher to use at the MAWA stand.

Register - https://mawainc.org.au/maths-expo/

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2023 Term Dates and Student Free Days

Term 1 Wednesday 1 February - Thursday 6 April
Monday March 6 Labour Day Public Holiday

Tuesday March 7 (after Long Weekend)
Monday April 24
Tuesday April 25 ANZAC Day Public Holiday

Term 2 Wednesday 26 April - Friday 30 June
Monday June 5 West Australia Day Public Holiday

Tuesday June 6
Monday July 17
Tuesday July 18

Term 3 - Wednesday 19 July - Friday 22 September

Term 4 - Monday 9 October - Friday 8 December