Dear Members of our Community of Faith,

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Happy Feast Day! It was wonderful to celebrate the Feast of the Sacred Heart with Mass this morning. Fr Lee reminded us of the need for our hearts to be open to loving others as that is what the Sacred Heart would do. We also prayed a Rosary for all priests throughout the world.

 

Queen’s Birthday Monday 11th June

No School J this coming Monday. Enjoy the reprieve and some quality family time.

 

Our Lady Help of Christians

On Thursday 24th May we celebrated Our Lady Help of Christians. Students were able to enjoy some wonderful soup at lunch and a tasty morning tea. Well done to the SRC for raising $202.15 from the cupcakes. Thank you to everyone for their help on this day.

 

Confirmation

Congratulations to the 11 students who made their Confirmation on the 27th May: Bella Kite, Lillian Simpson, Giselle Dawson, Kateri Byrnes, Sarah Stewart, Callum Firmager, Dominic Stewart, Jack Irwin, Gus von Marburg, Calvin O’Donnell and John Suttie.

 

RAS Cross Country

Congratulations to all of the students who participated in the RAS Cross Country at the Jindera Golf Course last Friday, 1st June. SMMC won the Handicap Trophy for the second year in a row,

 

which is a terrific effort. We wish Matthew Woods, Miriam Suttie, Gabriel Dawson and Jack Irwin much luck as they represent the school at CIS Cross Country in Sydney next Thursday 14th June.

 

Wood Raffle

Thank you to everyone for all their effort in selling the wood raffle tickets, we have raised a total of $730. Well done to Magdalene Kaur who won the Prize.

 

First Holy Communion

On the 3rd June, four of our students celebrated their First Holy Communion at Thurgoona Parish: Charlotte Burton, Zelie Tocher, Finn McCrohan and Carlos Patino. Congratulations! Jessica Stewart and Raphael Firmager also made their First Communion on this weekend. A beautiful day for these children!

 

Parent Evening

Our Term 2 Parent Evening is coming up on Tuesday 19th June. Mr Mark Mannering will be speaking on the topic “Raising Youth to Become well Balanced Adults in the iGeneration”. Wine and Cheese will be available for your enjoyment. Looking forward to seeing you there.

 

SMMC Scarf Orders

Any parents wishing to purchase embroidered scarves for their children can be ordered at the office. These are available for $5.00. The scarf has the school logo on one end and the child’s name embroidered on the other.

 

Kinder Jindera Museum Excursion

Our 14 Kinder students enjoyed a fascinating trip back in time yesterday during their excursion to our local museum. Many thanks to Miss Maclean and Mr Galvin for accompanying them.

 

Have a wonderful weekend.

 

God Bless,

 

Luke Burton (Principal)