Dear Members of our Community of Faith,

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So nice to see sunshine this week! It certainly has put a ‘spring’ back in everyone’s step. As I was heading home along Dights Forest Road on Tuesday, I got the most amazing view of Falls Creek covered in snow (at least I think it was Falls Creek). It is not hard to see God in the wonderful creation he has provided to us. It also got the skiing bug up and running again too, so hopefully I can put the planks on and hit the slopes before the season is out.

 

THANK YOU!!

To all those who came and worked to pour the concrete slab outside the Yr.1/2 Room last Saturday. Your generosity is much appreciated and it has made a huge difference already. Thank you also for the strategic handball line put across the middle of the slab – it is being put to good use!

Many thanks also to Erin Woods who kindly donated 3 very helpful pavers to help keep toes dry on the walkway to school.

 

Book Week – Australia! Story Country

Book Week is coming up in Week 6. Please see flyer attached outlining what is happening. Enjoy the family conversations while trying to work out the teachers’ favourite books!

 

Parent Information Evening – NEXT FRIDAY!

We are very privileged to have Gerard O’Shea coming to present at our Term 3 Parent Evening next Friday 12th August. Gerard will present on a Christian Approach to Human Sexuality. A flyer is attached, which you are welcome to forward to anyone who may be interested in attending, even if they don’t attend our school. It is important that they reply so we can cater for the night please. These evenings are an integral part of our school, so please get along for what will be an excellent night. See you there.

 

Primary School Eisteddfod

Well done to our Yr.1-6 Students on their performance in the Eisteddfod. A Certificate has just arrived on my desk to say they achieved Second Place which is an excellent effort. Congratulations! Thank you again to Mr Flores for his time and effort in preparing them.

 

Debutante Photos

Any Debutantes who need to look at their photos please contact McCormack photography on 60216090 as soon as possible to make an appointment, otherwise let them know you are not interested. The photos will only be available for a limited time!

 

Saint Mary MacKillop Feast Day

Thank you to all the students who entered our Saint Mary MacKillop Feast Day Competition. I am very impressed with the students’ creative talents and picking a winning entry will not be an easy task. These entries will be a great addition to the Gala Dinner on Saturday night. We are looking forward to celebrating our school’s feast day next Monday 8th August. We will have Mass at 12:15pm, so come along if you can. At recess the SRC will be selling cupcakes for $1 each. Hot Dogs will be served for lunch for $2 each. Students can keep money on them and pay directly at the Hot Dog and Cup Cake stands’.

 

Netball

Netball Gala day this Saturday August 6th. All teams to be at the courts at 8:30am. A note has been sent home with the girls. All spectators very welcome. We would appreciate some helpers with scoring and also encouraging during the day. Contact Clare Ryan for further information.

 

Bunnings Barbeque

We are very privileged to be running the Bunnings BBQ on Saturday 13th August. This is usually a very profitable fundraiser, but we need your help in order to have enough people to work in shifts and share the load. We need to be there from 9am – 4pm with 3-5 people on duty for eah hour across the day. Please email or call Fiona at the office to let her know your availability. Thank you in advance.

 

Saint Mary MacKillop Gala Dinner

Most importantly, we have our Gala Dinner on this Saturday evening from 6:30pm at the Commercial Club! Thank you to all those who are coming and for inviting your family and friends. The money raised will go a long way to paying for the much needed multi-sports court. There are 17 spare seats, so if you know of anyone you could invite along, get them on board and let Fiona know so she can allocate them to a table. See you there for a fun night.

Enjoy the Vitamin D!

God Bless

Luke Burton (Principal)