During term 4 we have been implementing the ‘Seasons of Growth’ program with some of our year 5/6 students. It has been wonderful to see each one keenly interested in the weekly well-being classes and building on the previous level accomplished in year 4. Students have participated in a wide range of activities including group discussions, art/craft, stories, journaling and guided reflection. All are looking forward to the remaining three weeks and the special celebration class at the end of term.
Also during weeks two and three, the student councilors and faction leaders were privileged to have two special leadership development classes organized by ‘Youth With A Mission’ (Perth). Students, through shared discourse and the performance of challenging activities, learnt of the qualities that make a good leader and how to 'bravely' prepare for transition in life (such as high school).
Thank you for your prayers for the children and their programs over the 2018 school year.
Look forward to seeing you in 2019
Mr Jamie (Chaplain)
- Thursday 22nd November: Positive Partnerships Football Game at the Town Oval, 5pm -7pm
- Friday 23rd November: Whole School Christmas Concert Practice at the Leisure Centre, 10:30am - 12:30am
- Thursday 29th November: St Joseph's Christmas Concert at the Leisure Centre beginning 5:00pm
- Friday 7th December: Graduation and End of Year Mass - 8:30am.
- Friday 7th December: Final day for students
Each even week, Friday @ 1:20pm
- Week 8: Yr 1
School fees make an important contribution to providing your child with the best possible education.
Families who have a Health Care Card are asked to present it at the office for the appropriate discount on their tuition fees. If you are experiencing financial hardship, and are not eligible for the card, please make a time to see the Principal to discuss your individual circumstances.
We accept payment using the Indue Card.
ALL FEES NOW MUST BE PAID IN FULL.
SCHOOL HEALTH NURSE
Four Year Old Immunisations
Please be advised that the immunisation schedule has changed as of 1st August 2018.
4 year immunisations can no longer be given at 3 ½ years of age.
The child must have turned 4yrs to receive final childhood immunisation.
Any queries –please call Community Health on 91664321
St Joseph’s School is a Nut Awareness Zone
We have a student who has a touch-sensitive, life-threatening nut allergy. Please do not send nut products to school in recess or lunch boxes. This includes peanut butter, Nutella and many muesli bars.
Thank you for your cooperation.
Canteen Volunteers Wanted
Miss Kris is looking for parents or friends of the St Joseph’s community who may be able to lend a hand. As they say, many hands make light work! If you can assist in any way, please have a chat with Kris or the Principal.
St Joseph’s School Uniforms
At St Joseph’s School we take great pride in our appearance. The school uniform is also an important aspect of child health and safety. It is a requirement that all students wear a St Joseph’s uniform (including a hat with our logo) that is purchased from our uniform shop. Similar items bought elsewhere may not be worn to school.
Please note that our “no hat, no play” policy will be enforced.
See our website for a full range of uniform items.
Uniforms may be purchased at any time from our office.
Praying the Rosary
Sr Marcella will lead us in one decade of the rosary each Friday at 7:35am on the grass outside the administration building. Please feel welcome to join us for five minutes of prayer.
New Enrolment Policy
The West Australian School Education Act (1999) stipulates that information about immunisation status and date of birth must be supplied when applying to enrol at school. As of 2018, a child’s birth certificate and immunisation documents must be provided before they can commence their schooling at St Joseph’s.
Thank you for your cooperation.
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