HOLY ROSARY NEWSLETTER
Term 2 Week 4 Friday 14 May
Dear Parents and Guardians,
By all accounts today’s Pre-primary assembly was just fabulous! Sincere thanks to Kellie, Riana, Justine and Julie for having the children in top form, ready to give of their best. To the many students who received Merit Awards, congratulations and thank you. Your work, attitude, and the importance which you attach to making Jesus real in your daily lives enriches our entire community.
Thanks so much to Holly Butson and the parents and Library Monitors who assisted her in making our Scholastic Book Fair so successful. It has been huge!
A great week ahead next week - P&F and SAC meetings are in the staff room on Tuesday, National Simultaneous Storytelling event on Wednesday, GRIP Leadership conference for Student Leaders as well as the Mums’ night out on Thursday, and the Year Five Class Mass on Friday. Enjoy!
Have a great weekend
Children are still coming back to school too soon after having had Gastro.
If your child has gastro, keep them away from school for 48 hours after vomiting and diarrhoea have stopped.
The easiest way to prevent gastro is to wash hands regularly, especially before eating and after going to the toilet.
For more information go to http://www.public.health.wa.gov.au/2/597/2/gastroenteritis.pm
DATES TO REMEMBER:
Tuesday 18 May
- Brownes Dairy Incursion - Year 4
Thursday 20 May
- Mums Night Out
Saturday 22 May
- Confirmation Commitment Mass - 6pm
Sunday 23 May
- Confirmation Commitment Mass - 10am
Monday 24 May
- Yr 6 Confirmation Retreat
Wednesday 26 May
- Musica Viva Concerts in the Gym - 12:05pm Juniors / 2:00pm Seniors
Friday 28 May
- Interschool Swimming Carnival
- Year 4 Assembly & Merit Awards
Pupil Free Days 2021
- Monday 7 June - West Australia Day
- Friday 13 August
- Monday 16 August
- Monday 11 October
Holy Rosary Families - have you enrolled younger siblings for Kindy 2023? If not, please go to the Enrolment page on our website and complete the online application.
TEACHER GET TO KNOW YOU - PETER SCUTTI
What's the most interesting thing you can see out of your office or kitchen window?
The most interesting thing I can see from my kitchen is my blossoming Avocado tree.
If you could join any past or current music group which would you want to join?
AC/DC or Queen
What celebrity would you like to meet for a cup of coffee?
Paul Hogan or Sylvester Stallone
Is there anything you wished would come back into fashion?
Full uniformed tracksuits
What three items would you take with you on a deserted island?
My Laptop – to watch Hawthorn win another AFL Premiership
A boat - in case I want to leave or explore
What's your favourite family tradition?
Weekly family dinners where there is enough food to feed an army for 2 weeks
Do you love or hate rollercoasters?
I love them after I have ridden one but hate it when I’m on it because I do get scared
If you could only eat one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be?
Pizza or Lamb Chops
What would you sing at Karaoke night?
Joe Dolce- Shaddup You Face
What makes you laugh the most?
I tend to laugh at the most awkward silences.
BOOK FAIR WEEK! Thanks to everyone for attending the Scholastic Book Fair this week! It has been a tremendous success and I can’t wait to tell you about all the goodies we have received as a result. Huge thanks to our amazing Library Monitors – you have been an incredible help and I hope you enjoyed yourselves. Parent volunteers thank you for giving up your time – without your support, I would be unable to run the Fair and I am truly grateful. I hope everyone has enjoyed their books (and posters!) and I am looking forward to seeing you all for library next week as we return to normal borrowing.
HUGE CONGRATULATIONS to our Junior Chess Champions for 2021. Jobe H was our overall champ, with Ben F and Tayte M in 2nd and 3rd place. They were presented with their trophies this morning at assembly and should be very proud of their accomplishment! Well done boys!!
“I like people who make me like them. Saves me so much trouble forcing myself to like them.” —Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery
Thank you for all of your donations!
Last Friday I sold purple cup-cakes as a fundraiser for 'Cahoots'
Cahoots supply camps for children with special needs so that they can enjoy activities like other children. They also offer respite care for parents.
We raised a grand total of $342 ! a great effort – thank you!
On May 15th and 16th I am climbing 4 peaks in the Stirling ranges in 48 hours. If you would still like to donate then please visit my fundraising page at http://bit.ly/tanyaskinner
P & F NEWS
2021 ENTERTAINMENT BOOK FUNDRAISER
The Entertainment Book is now Digital Only and contains numerous discounts to various restaurants, cafe's, shops, activities, travel and more around Perth, WA and Australia. There is also a brand new app for your phone and each new book you purchase lasts for at least 12 months from activation.
We have raised over $1000 each year thanks to your support and purchasing the Entertainment Book through Holy Rosary!
Keep supporting Holy Rosary and purchase your Entertainment Book via the following link. Pass it on to your friends and family too!
MOTHERS DAY MORNING TEA
We were so lucky to celebrate together last week, and it was such a lovely start to our weekend.
Big thank you to Bec Watson for organising and the Year 1 helpers who were absolute stars helping from beginning to end. Thank you so very much!
Mums Night Out
Our mums night out is fast approaching! There will be food, drinks, entertainment and prizes. So don’t miss out on a fab night!
Thursday 20th June, 6.30pm
The Boulevard Hotel, Floreat
Get your tickets belowhttps://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/holy-rosary-mums-night-out-tickets-147048721685
We hope you are loving your cookbooks and cooking up a storm!
If anyone didn’t receive their order please let us know.
Cookbooks are still on sale so put your order in below.
This fundraiser is going directly towards the proposed playground up on the oval, so we’d love to sell as many as possible.
If you have a workplace or a club that you would like to sell to, please get in contact at firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll hook you up!
Online Ordering: https://quickcliq.com.au/
Monday 17 May: K Martino, N Rodrigo
Wednesday 19 May: J Nolan, S Twomey
Friday 21 May: T Zeid, S Barnard
Wednesday's Soup of the Day: Red Lentil Soup
Leanna 0414 953 958
WEEKEND MASS TIMES
Sunday: 8am, 10am and 5:30pm
SACRAMENT OF CONFIRMATION
Very Rev Peter Whitley Vicar General
Saturday 22 May at 6pm or Sunday 23 May at 10am
Newman College Production
It is with great pleasure that we can announce that tickets are now on sale for the latest Newman College Production – Little Shop of Horrors.
In a Newman College first, the Marist Auditorium will be transformed into a theatre restaurant for one night only!
While our cast and crew dazzle in this energetic horror, comedy, rock musical; guests will enjoy a sumptuous 3 course gourmet seated meal including a selection of beer, wine and coffee/tea. Tables are strictly limited.
Head to: www.newman.wa.edu.au/littleshopofhorrorsdinnertheatre to register your attendance. Regular seated tickets on sale soon.