St Joseph's Newsletter Term Two, Week Two

Well done to Kaveesha, Shazla, Sanjana and Solomon (not pictured) who represented our school with a great sense of responsibility at the ANZAC Day services held this morning.

"When you go home tell them of us and say: For your tomorrow we gave our today." John Maxwell Edmonds

A big thank you to Ginny from St John's Ambulance for leading our teachers in what was extremely worthwhile First Aid professional development.

If you are interested in becoming a St John Ambulance volunteer, go to: stjohnchangelives.com.au or call: 1800 069 393.

Dates

Please take note of the following important dates for Term Two:

Friday 5th May - Pupil Free Day (Diana Rigg leading staff in spelling professional development)

Tuesday 9th May - Thursday 11th May - NAPLAN testing for children in Year 3 and Year 5

Friday 12th May - Mother's Day Liturgy and Afternoon Tea

Sunday 21st May - Float Parade

Friday 26th May - Sorry Day/Show Your Colours

Monday 29th May - Reconciliation Week

Monday 5th June - WA Day Holiday

Tuesday 6th June - Catholic Day Holiday

Tuesday 20th June - St Joseph's Sports Carnival

Friday 23rd June - St Joseph's School Fete

Sunday 25th June - Sacrament of First Holy Communion

Monday 26th June - Friday 30th June - NAIDOC Week

Wednesday 28th June - NAIDOC Week/End of Term Mass

Friday 30th June - Final day of Term Two

NAPLAN

Children in Year 3 and 5 will be participating in NAPLAN testing which will take place from Tuesday 9th May - Thursday 11th May. Children will be tested on their knowledge and skills in Literacy and Numeracy. Any parents/guardians who do not want their child to participate need to contact the office and ask for an exemption form.

Thoughts and Prayers

Please keep Sr Tina in your thoughts and Prayers as she has returned to New Zealand following the recent death of her nephew. It is unclear at this stage how long Sr Tina will be away.

We also remember Fr Johann Lorenz who recently passed away in Perth at the age of 87. Fr Lorenz was the first Parish Priest in Kununurra and also served in Derby and Balgo.

Click on the button below to discover how you can support the wonderful work being done by Mandy Milburn within our community.

Be sure to check out 'Kookoo Kookaburra' - a great night out for the whole family!

Have a great week.

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