Holy Rosary School Derby

NEWSLETTER / TERM 3 / WEEK 10 / 21st September 2022

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Message from Miss Melanie

We celebrated the Sacrament of the Eucharist on Sunday the 11th September. The candidates were well prepared by Miss Jemima and Miss Jocelyn and looked fabulous on the day. Thank you to Monsignor Paul for officiating. Congratulations to Coco, Kazarna and Daniel. Thank you to their families for supporting them in their preparation and celebration of the Sacrament. I would also like to thank Miss Alis for making the cake, and Miss Kylie, Miss Lesley and Miss Kellie for preparing the lovely morning tea that we shared after the mass.

How lucky were the Year 6's to go on an amazing camp to Broome. They were lucky enough to participate in some fun activities such as going on a camel ride, Willie Creek Pearl Farm Tour, a Wakaj dance experience, checking out some crocodiles and enjoying some chill out time at the beach. There will be a highlights video being shown at our final assembly on Friday of Week 10, please join us.

Holy Rosary was represented by an excellent group of students at the Inter-school Athletics Carnival in Broome. Congratulations for the "can do" attitude across all of our events, we were very proud of your sportsmanship displayed on the day. Further details below.

Finally have a safe and happy holiday. Students and staff rest, relax and rejoice in the company of the special people in your lives over the holiday period. I will be relaxing with my family and look forward to seeing the students' happy smiling faces when they return on Tuesday 11th October. This week's photo is of me with some of my family.

God Bless.

Miss Melanie

Rejoicing Religion

Congratulations to our candidates and their families who participated in the Sacrament of the Eucharist. Coco, Daniel and Kazarna were well prepared and the morning tea after the Mass was lovely. Thank you to Miss Jemima and Miss Jocelyn for preparing the candidates. Thank you to the families who attended. Thank you to Miss Kylie, Miss Lesley and Miss Kellie for preparing the morning tea.

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Farewell Miss Aoife

We would like to thank Miss Aoife for her wonderful care of our Kindy class this term while Miss Christine was on maternity leave. Miss Aoife was an amazing contribution to our Holy Rosary community and we feel very grateful to have had her for the term. Our Kindy class will miss her dearly and we wish her all the best as she returns to Perth.

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The Sports Scoop

Inter-school Athletics

Congratulations to all the students that participated in the inter-school Athletics Carnival in Broome on Friday the 9th September. It was a very early start to the day but our team arrived with big smiles on their faces and enthusiasm to match. I was very proud of our teams can-do attitude towards every event they participated in on the day and the encouragement they gave towards their fellow team mates, excellent examples of sportsmanship shown by all on the day. Thank you to Miss Jess for organising, also to Miss Kylie, Miss Sharelle and Miss Imogen for supporting the team on the day.

A special recognition to Ellee-Rose (Yr 2) who was Champion Girl and to Lanton (Yr 3) who was Runner-up Champion Boy

Year 2 Wharfingers House Museum Excursion

The Wharfinger House.

I am so tech-cited to tell you about the technology and other things that was there. It was so amazing because we met some people called Sam, Lindsey, and Cheryl. There was a huge piano.

First, we began our journey hopping on a bus. Then we all went inside and met our tour guides Sam, Lindsey, and Cheryl. Then we went to the phone room. Then we went to the room with the airport equipment. Then we went to the delicate room. We walked through the hall with the knives and a rusty car. Then we went to a room with a typewriter and glass bottles. Then we went to a cool room with the jetty, teddy bear and glasses.

We went outside and played it and Felicity, Ellee-Rose, Niha and Jackie all told ghost stories. We hopped on the bus and went to school. Then we had lunch.

By Felicity Francis

🌈 Colour Explosion School Run 4 Fun 🌈

Amazing effort, together, we raised $8,852.00 with our Colour Explosion School Run 4 Fun!

This money will go towards our decodable readers.

Your prizes are on their way, so make sure you keep an eye out 👀

To our Fundraising MonSTARS, congratulations, you will receive a MonSTAR bag tag, well done!

Thank you again for your support and generosity! We couldn’t do it without you!

Well done to our highest fundraising class, Year 4!💰💰💰

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Year 6 Camp

A HUGE thank you to Miss Jemima, Miss Catie, Mr Brett and Mr Sean for their incredible dedication and enthusiasm on Year 6 Camp. Our Year 6's had an amazing time in Broome and have created memories to last a lifetime!

A BIG thank you to Winun Ngari for donating their bus to us, their support for our school is so appreciated!

To the ever so generous businesses who donated goods and time for our fundraising, we say thank you! To Mr Steve and Miss Jenny for donating the signed Eagles jumper, thank you and to all the local businesses: Derby Fuels, Norval Gallery, West Kimberley Auto Electrical, Derby Mitre 10, Kimberley Country Department Store, Derby 4x4, Kimberley Home and Electrical, Derby Tyre Power, The Boab Inn, Rampage, Derby Betta Electrical, BP Colac, Derby Post Office, Derby Visitor Centre, Neaps Bistro, Rusty's Bakery, Rusty's, Paul Betambeau Property Maintenance, Nunga Designs, Elders, Derby Pharmacy and Noonan's Nursery THANK YOU!

Camp would not have been made possible without the fundraising efforts of Kelly and Paul Betambeau, Carla Dunn, Rowena Riley, Alana Bremner, Peter Brooking and the rest of the Year 6 parent body who contributed.

Our Year 6's are excited to share their adventure at assembly this Friday.

HRSD Year 6 Camp
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Reminder! Day one of Term 4, Monday the 10th of Oct is a Pupil Free Day.

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Term 3

Week 10



23 Sept Assembly @ 1:45pm

23 Sept Students Last Day

Term 4

Week 1

10 Oct Pupil Free Day

11 Oct Students return


Please note dates and events may change over the term


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2022- 3 Year Old Kindy

Places are limited, get in quick to secure a placement for your child for the remainder of 2022.

2023- 3 Yr Old Kindy-Year 6

We are now taking enrolments for 2023.

Please use the link below to download an enrolment form or contact our friendly staff in admin.

Enrolment Form

We are now taking kindy... - Holy Rosary School Derby | By Holy Rosary School Derby | We are now taking kindy enrolments for 2022, if your child turns 4 before July 2022 enrol now as places are limited.