St Elizabeth's News
NEWSLETTER | TERM 2| WEEK 1 | 29 APRIL 2022
Rebecca Clarke | Principal
Dear parent and caregivers,
It was lovely to see smiling eyes, and I’m sure smiling faces hidden behind masks, and to also welcome back parents onto the school grounds. Again, I thank you for last term and adhering to the restrictions that were in place.
Term 2 started with a wonderful, reflective ANZAC Day service that was attended by all our students from Kindergarten to Year 6 and a handful of parents and extended families. Thank you to Mr Chris Reberio for organising a beautiful service. Well done to our Year 5/6 students who did a magnificent job hosting the service.
Last year the staff and students went through the process of creating a Student Code of Conduct, led by Mrs Justine O’Malley. Workshops were held with each year group and were designed to involve all students in the development of their Code of Conduct. The workshops allowed students to develop a sense of belonging, enhancing the feeling that they have been listened to and most importantly heard …. Student voice is the key to creating a Student Code of Conduct. When I read through the Student Code of Conduct at the beginning of the year, I was amazed by the level of maturity that was evident. Today, I am very excited to present the Student Code of Conduct to our school community. The Student Code of Conduct will work alongside the Behaviour Management Procedure. Students also have the opportunity to use the Student Code of Conduct to self-report any issues directly to myself or Mrs Emma Fernandez by scanning the QR code. This can be done at home or school.
A reminder that during school hours, all visitors must report to the Front Office before entering the school grounds sign in and hand sanitise. If you need to collect your child during school hours, please come to the Front Office and sign them out and we will arrange for your child to meet you.
Today, new Covid-19 Guidelines have been introduced. Once I have received official communication from CEWA I will send out a separate Covid-19 Update Letter.
Wishing you all a lovely weekend!
Important dates coming up
Saturday, 30 April and Sunday, 1 May - Sacrament of Confirmation - Commitment Mass (times below)
Wednesday, 4 May at 9:00am - Year 3 Mass (Year 3 parents only)
Thursday, 5 May at 1:30pm - Kindy and PP Mother's Day Pamper Day (in the classroom)
Friday, 6 May - Mother's Day at 8:15am - Coffee van and a cinnamon bun for our special mums (located outside the library)
Friday, 6 May at 9:00am - Year 4 Mother's Day Assembly
Monday, 6 June - WA Day (Public Holiday)
Tuesday, 7 June Catholic Day (School Closed)
PTO - Parent Online Interviews (Year 2 only)
School interviews will be taking place this term for Year 2 (only) during Week 2 (Monday, 2 May to Thursday, 5 May) and Week 3 (Monday, 9 May to Thursday 12 May). Due to current COVID restrictions, all interviews will take place over the phone.
Meetings are for fifteen minutes only. To book your meeting, please book through PTO (Parent Teacher Online) website then use the code: 2yw3n
Using a desktop computer?
Using a mobile device?
Download the PTO Mobile App
Enter School Code: 2yw3n
Seeking Parent Class Rep volunteers
As we grow together and build community, we are seeking to expand our Parent Class Rep network. This may be one or two parents per class who volunteer to be a Class Rep, with a focus on welcoming new families, arranging opportunities to families to connect and helping to keep parents informed. If you are interested, please let us know by emailing the Emma on firstname.lastname@example.org.
We would love to have you on board as we work to build our community in 2022
St Elizabeth community hosting Parish Morning Tea
St Elizabeth's Community will be hosting this Sunday's Parish Morning tea after the 7:30am and 9:00am Masses at St Anthony's Church 1 May 2022. If anyone is able to provide baked goods - these can be either home baked or pre-packaged.
Pre-packaged goods can be brought to the school by this Friday and home baked goods and/or prepacked after this date, please email Belinda Stewart at email@example.com
We are also seeking a few helpers to help assist on Sunday, if you are able please email Belinda.
Sacrament of Confirmation
Commitment Mass – Saturday, 30 April & Sunday, 1 May (New dates)
Parent/Child Workshop 5:00pm Wednesday, 25 May
Retreat Day - Friday, 10 June
Sacrament of Confirmation – Saturday, 11 June & Sunday, 12 June
Sacrament of Holy Communion
Commitment Mass - Saturday, 18 June & Sunday, 19 June
Parent/Child Workshop - 5:00pm Wednesday, 10 August
Sacrament of Holy Communion - Saturday, 27 August & Sunday 28 August
Sacrament of Reconciliation
Commitment Mass - Saturday, 17 September & Sunday, 18 September
Parent/Child Workshop - 5:00pm Wednesday, 26 October
Sacrament of Reconciliation - 5:00pm Tuesday, 8 November & Wednesday, 9 November
Term Dates 2022
Term 1 Monday, 31 January to Friday, 8 April
School Holidays: Saturday, 9 April – Monday, 25 April
Term 2 Tuesday, 26 April to Friday, 1 July
School Holidays: Saturday, 2 July – Sunday, 17 July
Term 3 Tuesday, 19 July to Friday, 23 September
School Holidays: Saturday, 24 September to Sunday, 9 October
Term 4 Tuesday, 11 October to Friday, 9 December
School Holidays: Saturday, 10 December – Sunday, 29 Jan 2023 (TBC)
Student Free Dates
**Please note there have been some date changes to the Student Free Days
Term 1 Friday, 4 March
Term 2 Tuesday, 7 June
Term 3 Monday, 18 July and Friday, 19 August
Term 4 Monday, 10 October