Week 6, Term 4: Primary Notices

14 November 2017

 

ASSEMBLY tomorrow will be run by our Year 3 cohort.

 

 

END OF TERM BUSES: WEDNESDAY 6 DECEMBER

Please note that on the last day of term, the school buses will be departing at 3:30 pm as per usual.

Primary will close at 12 noon on this day.

 

TURN CIRCLE

There is an increasing amount of traffic passing through the Primary Turn Circle at the bottom of the staff parking area.

This is an area exclusive for deliveries and staff traffic only.  Any other traffic passing through increases the potential risk of accidents.  Please refrain from using the turn circle as a drop-off and pick-up zone unless specific permission has been obtained from the Head of School.

 

OSH CLUB 

At OSH Club the children are taking part in our annual tie dye experience, some children will learn traditional tie dye skills on cotton shirts and other items brought from home, while others use their creativity to try out their own individual designs. There are no mistakes in tie dye and the children can let their creativity and imagination flow.

To join us for this wonderful experience book in online at www.oshclub.com.au or contact Shelley on 0478 066 366 with any queries.

 

REMINDER: WHEELS DAY: THIS FRIDAY 17 NOVEMBER

 

 

Week 5, Term 4: Primary Notices

7 November 2017

 

ASSEMBLY

Our Pre-Primary cohort will be running tomorrow’s Assembly starting at 2:45pm.

 

REMEMBRANCE DAY SERVICE

Our Year 3 – 6 students will be taking part in a combined Primary & Secondary service on Friday 10 November at 10:40am.

 

PRIMARY PRESENTATION NIGHT : TRYBOOKING LINK

As you will already be aware, the Carramar Presentation Night is being held on Thursday 30 November from 6:45pm in the Sports & Learning Centre.

Please book your tickets using the Carramar Primary link below:-

https://www.trybooking.com/STET

 

BOOKLISTS:  KINDERGARTEN – YEAR 6, 2018 

Here is the link to the book list page on the St Stephen’s School website: https://www.ststephens.wa.edu.au/parents-and-community/11-students/61-book-lists.html

Please note that book lists for Year 7, 2018 will be open from 17 November – 8 December (same code).

 

END OF TERM MEAL DEAL FROM THE CANTEEN

(Thursday 23 November 2017)

Name:_____________________         Room:______

Teacher: ___________________

 CIRCLE OPTION A, B or C

 A.       Patties Beef Slams (8  x bite-size pies), Cheeky Monkey wholegrain snack and a Juice Box

B.        Spinach and Ricotta roll, Cheeky Monkey wholegrain snack and a Juice Box

C.        Gluten Free Pie, Cheeky Monkey wholegrain snack and a Juice Box.

COST $5.00: Please hand in to the Canteen by Friday 17 November.

Please note no changes will be made to meal deal.

 

 

YOUR ATTENTION PLEASE: PARKING IN DISABLED PARKING BAYS IN PRIMARY CAR PARK

It has come to our attention that the ACROD Disabled Parking Bays in our Primary Car Park are being used by persons not authorised to do so.

Thank you in advance for considering others and for keeping these bays free for the people in our community who need them the most.

 

UNITING CARE WEST CHRISTMAS APPEAL

 

WHEELS DAY: 17 NOVEMBER (this year you can wear loud socks too!!!)

 

Week 4, Term 4: Primary Notices

31 October 2017

 

ASSEMBLY tomorrow will be run by the Year 1 cohort.

 

BOOK LISTS for 2018 are now live!

How to order online:-

Visit the Campion website: www.campion.com.au

Click on “Order Now” and select the state and school

Type in the Primary Carramar Campus Code: 4P8F

Please note: If you order during the outlined dates, delivery will be free to your door.

(Late orders will incur a postage and handling fee).

Please note that book lists for Year 7 2018 will be open from 17 November – 8 December. (same code)

 

UNITING CHURCH APPEAL – COMING SOON….

Week 3, Term 4: Primary Notices

Dear Parents

As Term 4 marches on, our attention turns to ensuring all the steps have been put in place to allow for a successful year in 2018. Orientation Day for our current Kindy to Year 5 students will take place next Friday 3 November from 9-11am. Please note: 2017 Year 6 students will have specialist classes for the morning of Orientation Day on Friday 3 November. It won’t be long before the holidays are upon us and I would like to take this opportunity to share the allocation of class teachers for next year. At St Stephen’s School we are blessed with a wonderful team of educators and I am looking forward to continued success for our students, staff and community for the future.

The class teachers for 2018 are as follows:

Kindergarten

Tara Roberts and Felicity Clay

Pre Primary

Liz Jackaman and Carrey-Ann Dicks

Year 1

Hannah Lockwood Jones and Rachel Wayman

Year 2

Sandra Corcoran and Sofia Fordham

Year 3

Joween Basmadjian and Jennifer Langley

Year 4

Matthew Sloan and Rebecca Owers

Year 5

Katherine Roche and Daniel Berry

Year 6

Julie Budworth and David Shinkfield

We are confident that the teams listed above compliment each other well and allow for the gifts and talents of each educator to come to the fore. Once again, I look forward to your support in ensuring 2018 is a great year of learning for your child at St Stephen’s School.

Kind Regards

Ronan Philpott

Head of the Primary School

Assembly

Please join us for Year 2 Assembly tomorrow.

Fusion 2017 Art Exhibition

Opening night 25 October 6.30 pm Technology Hub

Exhibition will be open from the 26 – 31 October 8am – 4pm

Interschool Athletics Carnival

We would like to wish competitors every success for the carnival on Thursday and Friday.

Woolworths Earn & Learn Program

Thank you to all our wonderful parents who participated in this year’s Woolworths Earn & Learn program.  Your contribution earned us approximately 29,000 points which enabled us to purchase valuable resources for our children.

The Sound of Musicals Tickets

Please ensure you have collected your tickets for this event by no later than this Friday 27 October. Any remaining tickets will be made available from next Monday 30 October on a first come first serve basis.

Oshclub Cake Stall

Oshclub and the Navias family would like to thank everyone who joined us for our cake stall last Friday. It was a fantastic turn out and we raised a massive $223 to help Linsey with her fund raising for cancer research.

Feel free to pop on in to the 3rd transportable next to the school oval to visit, book in online at www.oshclub.com.au or contact Shelley on 0478 066 366 with any queries.

 

Week 2, Term 4: Primary Notices

17 October 2017

 

IT Information Evening (for our Current Year 4 and year 5 students)

Please note that an information evening for parents of Year 5/6 2018 Carramar students will be held in the Primary Forum on Wednesday 8 November from 6:45 pm to 8:00 pm. Please refer to separate email sent this morning.

 

OSH Club Fundraiser

OSHClub will be holding a cake stall at recess time on Friday 20 October in the Primary Forum. We are asking everyone to bring a gold coin donation to support Linsey Navias (a parent from PPJA) who is taking part in the MACA Ride to Conquer Cancer™, which is an incredible two day, 200 km journey to help raise money for the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research and their world-leading researchers who are working to conquer cancer.

We will be making lots of our favourite recipes at OSHClub this week in preparation for the cake stall so there will be plenty for everyone.

You are welcome to stop by and see us at the third transportable next to the school oval to visit, book in online at www.oshclub.com.au or contact Shelley on 0478 066 366 with any queries.

 

Orientation Day K – 6 on 3 November

Just a quick reminder that on Friday 3 November we have the K-6 Orientation Day (9am-11am) where we will be spending time in year levels for next year.

 

Year 7 2018 St Stephen’s Secondary School Orientation Day: Friday 20 October

Year 6 students, (Yr 7 2018) will be attending their Orientation Day in the secondary school on Friday 20 October.

 

Scholastic Book Orders

Due date is this Friday 20 October.

 

Extra-Curricular Activities

Our extra curricular activities begin this week. We have limited vacancies available in all groups except Drawing Club which is fully booked with a wait list.

 

Lost property

Do you recognise any of these items? Our lost property is growing and we would love to see everything returned to their righful owners. Items can be collected from the rack in reception.

Please ask Rosie about any valuables you might be missing (including the child’s spectacles pictured below).

 

 

Week 1, Term 4: Primary Notices

10 October 2017

 

WELCOME BACK TO SCHOOL!

We trust that you enjoyed your holiday break and that Term 4 will provide a wonderful ending to this year.

 

*** SUMMARY OF EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES ***

The Term 4 Extra Curricular activities will be open for bookings from 6.00pm on Wednesday 11 October.  Activities can be booked via the online booking link https://www.enrolactivity.com/#/ststephens/welcome.

Please ensure that parent contact details are up to date so that coordinators are able to contact parents in case of illness or emergency.

Activities on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday will run for 6 weeks from Week 2 to Week 7 .

Sporting Schools will conclude on Thursday 23 November due to the Awards evening which will be taking place on Thursday 30 November.

Clubs will only run if minimum registrations are met. Parents will be emailed with payment details for any activities that require payment.

 

VOCAL ENSEMBLE REMINDER

Please note, rehearsals for the Primary Vocal Ensemble have been moved to Wednesdays from 8.15am – 8.55am in the Primary Forum.

A letter has been sent home with participating students in their school bags today.

 

SOUND OF MUSICALS: Years 3 – 6 Event

EVENT                The Sound of Musicals

DATE                   Thursday 2 November, 2017

TIME                    6:45pm – approx.7:45pm (*Students performing are to be dropped off at 6:20pm)

LOCATION       Primary Forum

TICKETS            Available at Primary Reception from Thursday 19 October

PLEASE NOTE: MAX OF 2 TICKETS PER YEAR 3 – 6 FAMILY AVAILABLE

 

 

CARRAMAR PRIMARY PRESENTATION NIGHT (Year 1-6)

Date: Thursday 30 November, 2017

Time: 6:45pm

Venue: Sports Centre, Carramar Campus

Please diarise!

 

 

 

 

Week 9, Term 3: Primary Notices

19 September 2017

ASSEMBLY: (MUSIC/ATHLETICS PRESENTATIONS)  will take place tomorrow starting at 2:40pm in the Primary Forum.

MARKET DAY

We are pleased to announce that the Year 6 Market Day made no less than $641.19 – an outstanding result!

UMBRELLAS FOR SALE

We have a few large St Stephen’s School umbrellas for sale – $20 each – available from the Primary Office.

EARN & LEARN

Thank you for your overwhelming support.  The sticker promotion ends this week, so please pop all your stickers into the Primary Office prior to the holidays.

LEARNING JOURNEY PP – YEAR 6

You are invited to attend the P-6 Learning Journey tomorrow, Wednesdsay 20 September,  from 3:30pm – 6:00pm in classrooms.  The students have been working hard to show off their work and would greatly value your support tomorrow.

LOST PROPERTY

We still have a large amount of lost property – please come in to see if anything belongs to you prior to the start of holidays.  At the end of term unclaimed items will be donated to charity.

 

OSH CLUB

OSHClub would like to thanks Tahni from the St Johns Ambulance Service for her visit on Monday 18 September.  The children were able to ask many questions and explore the amubulance and it’s equipment. We hope that you all enjoy the holidays and look forward to seeing you next term.

Feel free to pop on in to the 3rd transportable next to the school oval to visit us, book in online at www.oshclub.com.au  or contact Shelley on 0478 066 366.

EXTRA CO ACTIVITIES

A reminder that there are no extra curricular activities this week – please collect students from school at the end of the day.

EXTRA CURRICULAR TIMETABLE & INFORMATION FOR TERM 4

HAPPY HOLIDAYS

 

 

 

Week 8, Term 3: Primary Notices

12 September 2017

READ-A-THON

Our reading challenge raised $3719.60 including $400 worth of prizes!  An outstanding result!  The competition was enjoyed by everyone who participated.  Book vouchers were handed out to the lucky winners at last week’s assembly.

MARKET DAY

Just to let people know that we ran out of slime today at Market Day.  Students have been able to place an order and it will be with them within the next week.   Students who had their photo taken at the photo booth will receive their photos by no later than Monday.

INTER HOUSE ATHLETICS CARNIVAL (Thursday 14 September and Friday 15 September)

Please apply sunscreen before school on both days, and please pack a roll on sunscreen in your child’s bag as the temperature is expected to be warm.  Please remember that school hats are compulsory for these days. We ask that your child brings a small backpack with their required needs for these two days rather than a school bag for ease of locating.  Any students who require asthma medication must have this in their backpack on both days.

NEXT WEEK WILL BE OUR MUSIC ASSEMBLY (followed by our Athletics Presentations)

The music assembly will start at 2:40pm , Wednesday 20 September.  We will do the Inter-house Athletics presentations from 3pm onwards including Champion Boy and Champion Girl from Year 1 – Year 6.

 

EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

Please note that this week is the last week of activities for Term 3.  There are no activities running in the last week of school.

LOST PROPERTY

Do you recognise any of these items? Our lost property rack is overflowing with items including the following:-

11 jumpers

11 tracksuit tops

3 beach towels

Various shorts , board shorts and swimming goggles

Numerous drink bottles and lunch containers

Please call past Primary Reception to reclaim your property.

SECOND HAND UNIFORM

There is a rack in the Forum with second hand uniform items on it.  We welcome a gold coin donation for charity if you see something that you can use.

PARENT LIBRARY

A reminder that there is a parent lending library at the Forum entrance to Kindy.  Please sign out any resources if borrowed, and sign in when returned.

BALINESE DANCERS: 14 September @ Duncraig Campus, Theatre

http://ststephens.wa.au.libcal.com/event/3587167

On 14 September from 7.00 – 8.30 pm, the Professional and Amazing Dance Troop Elin Nusantara, will be coming to St Stephen’s School, Duncraig Theatre, to present ‘- Enchanting Bali through Music & Dance –  Experience the Cultural Wonders of Bali’ A promotional video is attached at the link below.

Cost is a gold coin donation. Proceeds will go to a nominated charity.

MANY 2 ONE 2018: Recommended Devices and Purchasing Portals for years 5 to 12

For more information please click on the link below:-

Many 2 One 2018: Recommended Devices and Purchasing Portals