Term 2, Week 10

Donut Day Thursday 30 June

Thank you to all the families that pre ordered their Donuts for Donut Day which raised  over $500 for charity. All ordered donuts will be available for students at recess on Thursday 30 June. 

Cards that Count 

Again this year, Uniting would like to offer parents the opportunity to order their own child’s Christmas card. This fundraising is organised in collaboration with a WA company Cards That Count. The cards are printed on high quality 100% recycled paper in WA. The pack includes 10 cards of one design and 10 envelopes.

St Stephen’s School students will be drawing their personalised Christmas card during the last week of Term 2. Students may bring their card home to complete over the holidays. All cards must be returned to classroom teachers by Wednesday 27 July to be sent in for processing. Online ordering will be available from 15 August to 2 September and cards will be delivered to the school by 4 November. The back of the cards will have the Uniting Logo, Year 2022 and your child’s name, class year and school. The cost of the pack of 10 cards is $16.

Please refer to the below link for more information. All proceeds are for charity. What a wonderful way to wish your friends and family, near or far, a lovely Festive Season!

www.cardsthatcount.com.au

 

Parent Teacher Interviews – Monday 25 July 2022

Reports for Pre-Primary – Year 6 for Semester 1 will be available online through SEQTA Engage, on Friday 1 July.

Bookings for Parent Teacher Interviews for Pre-Primary to Year 6 on Monday 25 July will be open to book online from Monday 27 June for the following times:

8.00am – 10.00am

11.00am – 1.00pm

2.00pm – 4.00pm

4.30pm – 6.00pm

All interviews will be conducted in the Primary Forum. Please note that interviews are scheduled for 10 minutes. Should you require a longer discussion please contact your child’s teacher to arrange a separate appointment.

Please go to the Parent & Student Portal via the link below:

https://portal.ststephens.wa.edu.au/parent-and-student/index.html

Go to:

Plan the Term then proceed to Interview Bookings.

Log in to EdInfo to book an interview. Please note that bookings for interviews will close on Monday 18 July.

Should you have any concerns logging in to your account please contact the IT Parent helpline on 9243 2160 between the hours of 8.30am and 4.00pm.

If you wish to meet with a specialist teacher, please email them directly to book a time.

Kindy parents you will have the availability of a special Learning Journey throughout this day which you will hear more about on your Kindy Blog this week. You will be able to book your time using the same procedure above.

 

Icy Poles

Due to the Arts and Academic Music Events there will be NO ICY POLES this Friday 1 July.

 

Children’s University – June Challenge

 

This month’s challenge is to interview someone about their career.  See  the link below for some ideas about questions you could ask.  Don’t be limited by these though, ask, ask, ask away as you learn about how someone important in your life ended up working in their career.  June Challenge

As we approach the school holidays, don’t forget to check out the list of learning destinations around Perth you could visit.  They include the Cultural Precinct at UWA, Fremantle Prison, The Gravity Discovery Centre and Scitech (the complete list can be found on the CU portal).

Dr Morris

 

Swimming Lessons – Year 1 to 4 – 1 to 12 August

Yesterday students in Year 1 to 4 were given their enrolment forms for swimming lessons next term. These need to be completed and returned to school no later than Friday 1 JulyPlease also ensure that you accept the invitation via Consent2Go which was also sent to parents last week. If your child is not swimming a medical certificate is required and you must decline the invitation via Consent2Go also. If you have any questions regarding swimming lessons please contact Ms Julie Penn.

 

OSHClub

OSHClub will be open all day in the third week of the school holidays from the 18 to 25 of July 6:30am to 6:00pm each day. Our children have chosen some themes for these days:

18/07/22 NAIDOC Day

19/07/22 Jurassic World of Dinosaurs

20/07/22 All About Sport

21/07/22 Music Day

22/07/22 Pyjama/Crazy Hair Day

25/07/22 Under Water Day

Please note food is not provided for pupil free days and each child will need to bring their recess, lunch, afternoon tea, water bottle and a hat.

If your children are already enrolled, you will shortly receive an email saying these days are open for bookings. If you have not yet completed an enrolment, please do this before the end of term if possible.

Please feel free to drop in during our before or after school sessions to learn more about our inclusive environment at OSHClub. We are in the 3rd transportable next to the school oval, book in online at www.oshclub.com.au or contact Shelley on 0478 066 366 with any queries.

Kind Regards Shelley and Nick

 

Art Competition

The Primary Art Competition is now open. This years theme is “in the clouds”. Think rainbows, flying machines, the sun, moon and stars or an imagined sky world!!

Entries must be placed in the box in the Primary Forum before week 6 Term 3.

Students can enter drawings, painting, sketches, and photography. Or you can choose to use one of our colouring in sheets.

Make sure you include your full name and class on the back.

 

The Mathematical Association of WA – School Holiday Numero Workshop

Join this fun, hands-on workshop to see what Numero can do for your children!  This workshop is for parents and/or children from age 10+.  Learn to play the game and see how it will improve maths for the whole family!

For your children, this will improve maths in all areas, not just basic numeracy, although that is part of it, but also with their fluency, problem solving and general understanding of concepts.

Whilst this workshop is designed for children aged 10+ parents will also see how they can use Numero with any younger children, as Numero can be played from about the age of 3.

Julie is the Numero specialist and her passion for this game is contagious!

Date: 12 July 2022
Time: 9:00am – 11:00am
Location: MAWA Office, 12 Cobbler Place Mirrabooka
Cost: From $20 for members and from $30 for non-members
Register: https://mawainc.org.au/civicrm/?page=CiviCRM&q=civicrm%2Fevent%2Finfo&reset=1&id=3923

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