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Week 7, Term 1

ASSEMBLIES

Wednesday 20 March    Year 2CO Please be seated in the Primary Forum by 2.50 pm.

Wednesday 27 March     Year 5SI   Start time 2.45 pm

SCHOLASTIC BOOK CLUB – orders close 28 March 2019

CRAZY HAIR DAY FRIDAY 29 MARCH

 

Hot Cross Bunraiser for Bethany Home

Enjoy delicious Bakers Delight Hot Cross Buns and help support the work of Bethany Home in Malaysia.

Bethany Home was established in 1966 and now provides training and support to children and adults with a variety of disabilities including Epilepsy, Autism, Intellectual Disability, Down Syndrome and Cerebral Palsy. Bethany Home’s policy is to equip, encourage and support people with a disability to become as independent as possible within their own families and community. To discover the amazing work done by Bethany Home see http://www.bethanyhome.org

Orders must be placed by Thursday 4 April and will be available on Thursday 11 April.

Download the order form and get your order in ASAP! Bunraiser Order Form

 

 

Parent Information Evening (Years 3-6)

 Supporting Your child in the Digital World

Join us as we explore the opportunities and challenges faced by children as they navigate the online world.

 Learn how we at St Stephen’s School develop your child’s knowledge and practical skills to keep them safe online and guide them in what it means to be a confident and responsible Digital Citizen.

 Where: Carramar Primary Forum

When: Wednesday 27 March 2019

Time: 6.45-7.30 pm

 Please confirm your attendance by return email jenny.mallis@ststephens.wa.edu.au

 The Digital Learning Team

 

BETHANY HOME FUNDRAISING DINNER

During the month of March, Pastor Eliezer Peter, seven staff members and two children will be joining St Stephen’s for some Professional Development and a brief holiday from Bethany Home. Whilst here, Pastor Eliezer and his staff would like to hold their annual fundraising dinner and, at the same time catch up with past and present ‘tour’ students and their parents.

Dinner will be prepared by the Bethany staff and a variety of presentations will be delivered.

Bookings and payment can be made using the Trybooking link below, at this time you will be able to purchase your tickets and advise of any dietary requirements you may have.

Trybooking: https://www.trybooking.com/UDBX

 

2019 ENTERTAINMENT BOOK

Funds raised go toward the ties presented to our graduating Year 6 and Year 12 students.

The Entertainment Memberships are available as a book of vouchers or as a Digital App on your smartphone for $70.

Purchase your membership by returning the order form Entertainment Book Order Form or register online at http://www.entbook.com.au/839u93

Discounts include Dining, Takeaway, Attractions, Travel and Gift Cards.

 

Week 6, Term 1

ASSEMBLIES

Wednesday 13 March    Year 3L and Swimming Carnival Presentations

Wednesday 20 March    Year 2CO

Please be seated in the Primary Forum by 2.50 pm.

 

2019 BOOK FAIR 

Monday 18 March  – Friday 22 March

 

 

Thanksgiving Service

Tuesday 9 April 2019 6.45 pm

Book Online http://www.trybooking.com/bbjtz

 

Parent Information Evening (Years 3-6)

 Supporting Your child in the Digital World

Join us as we explore the opportunities and challenges faced by children as they navigate the online world.

 Learn how we at St Stephen’s School develop your child’s knowledge and practical skills to keep them safe online and guide them in what it means to be a confident and responsible Digital Citizen.

 Where: Carramar Primary Forum

When: Wednesday 27 March 2019

Time: 6.45-7.30 pm

 Please confirm your attendance by return email jenny.mallis@ststephens.wa.edu.au

 The Digital Learning Team

Week 5, Term 1

Upcoming Assemblies

Wednesday 6 March  Year 4S

Wednesday 13 March Year 3L and Swimming Carnival Presentation

 

PRIMARY INTERHOUSE SWIMMING CARNIVAL – Volunteers Needed!

A reminder that the Primary Interhouse Swimming Carnival will be taking place this Friday 8 March at HBF Arena Joondalup.

A huge thank you to the parents/guardians who have offered their assistance on the day! However, we still require a small number of volunteers to help make this event a success. If you would like to assist at the Primary Swimming Carnival and you are available from 8.45 am until 3.00 pm on Friday 8 March, please contact Hannah Uglow via email (hannah.uglow@ststephens.wa.edu.au) ASAP.

We thank you for your support and look forward to seeing your children swim at our 2019 Primary Interhouse Swimming Carnival!

 

CANTEEN UPDATE – RECESS CHOICES FOR PRIMARY STUDENTS

Items available at recess on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday are now able to be ordered and paid for via the online ordering system.  Students can collect their orders from the canteen during recess.  https://quickcliq.com.au/

 

TWILIGHT TOUR CARRAMAR CAMPUS (PK – YEAR 12)

Carramar Thursday 7 March 5.30 pm

Do you have family or friends interested in finding out more about St Stephen’s School, and all it has to offer their child? Our tours commence with a short overview by the Principal and students, followed by a guided tour of the  campus.

 

 

Parent Information Evening (Years 3-6)

 Supporting Your child in the Digital World

Join us as we explore the opportunities and challenges faced by children as they navigate the online world.

 Learn how we at St Stephen’s School develop your child’s knowledge and practical skills to keep them safe online and guide them in what it means to be a confident and responsible Digital Citizen.

 Where: Carramar Primary Forum

When: Wednesday 27 March 2019

Time: 6.45-7.30 pm

 Please confirm your attendance by return email jenny.mallis@ststephens.wa.edu.au

 The Digital Learning Team

 

Wanneroo Road and Joondalup Drive Interchange Update

For detailed information on the current road works please follow this link Wanneroo Joondalup Interchange Construction Update

 

 

 

 

 

Week 4, Term 1

Parent Reps 2019

A huge thank you to our volunteer parent representatives for 2019.

PK           Zibby Wright

KCM      Jen Chard

KCL         Alison Lewkowski

PPA        Karyl Jones

1D          Celia Bartels

1OW      Tracey Thiel

2C           Rajvi Shah

2W        Jackie Hughes

3B           Kim-Marie Carrington

3L            Mikaela Mennie

4F           Cindy Hoggart

4S          Alison Lewkowski

Year 5       Natalie Hunter-Smith and Jackie Hughes

Year 6    Belinda Ding and Tracy Gault

 

 

Assemblies

Wednesday 27 February    Year 5B

Wednesday 6 March           Year 4S

Please be seated by 2.50 pm for a 2.55 pm start.

 

Year 3 – 6 Interhouse Swimming Carnival

Date:                                     Friday 8 March

Venue:                                 HBF Arena Joondalup – Kennedya Drive, Joondalup

Time:                                  Bus departing school at 8.45 am – returning to school by 3.20 pm.

What to bring/wear:

  • Students must bring all food and drink they require for the day – the Café is not accessible for students.
  • House Uniform, towel and bathers – no two-piece bathers.
  • Swimming caps and goggles are recommended – we encourage students to wear swimming caps that match their House colour for extra House spirit!

Please note:

  • Students will be seated in their House bays and there will be separate seating for parents. We would appreciate your help in keeping our House Bays entirely for staff and students, to ensure the safety of our students at all times.
  • If your child is leaving with you at the end of the Carnival, they must be signed out by their House Bay Attendant.

We would love your involvement in making this event a huge success for our students. If you would like to assist at the Primary Swimming Carnival and you are available from 8.45 am until 3.00 pm on Friday 8 March, please contact Hannah Uglow via email (hannah.uglow@ststephens.wa.edu.au) ASAP.

We thank you for your support and look forward to seeing your children swim at our 2019 Primary Interhouse Swimming Carnival!

Follow the link to view the schedule of events  2019 Swimming Carnival Program

 

CANTEEN

Parents are able to place orders for student lunches via Quickcliq before 8 am each day. The website is updated with the menu options along with the daily specials.

 

 

PHOTO REMINDER

The LAST DAY to submit school photo orders is Wednesday 27 February. Please direct all inquiries  or late orders directly to Photo Hendrix 9361 3206.

 

Year 5 and Year 6 students ONLY:

Wednesday 27 February is “Polar Bear Day” :-)! To celebrate this occasion, Parresia Secondary House is organising a special Morning Tea on the day. All Yr5 and Yr6 students are invited to attend and can purchase a serve of cake or a cupcake for a gold coin donation. All donations will handed over to charity.

 

 

2019 Winter Netball

Registration for Winter 2019 is now open.  Please use the links below to register:

For players in Years 2, 3 and 4 please use the following link:

https://netball.resultsvault.com/common/pages/reg/welcome.aspx?type=6&id=44250&entityid=71004

For players Year 5 and above please use this link:

https://netball.resultsvault.com/common/pages/reg/welcome.aspx?misc=th4Y04%2fXYSoJmV14qnBm5vO2tuOl0jsi7Wt%2fV8pbUq8%3d&fl=1&id=76946&entityid=71004

We are also looking for expressions of interest for a NetSetGo skills program for Year 1 players.  If you have a child interested in participating please email us at ststephensnetball@outlook.com.au if we have the numbers we will run this program after school for 8 weeks (day to be confirmed but likely a Thursday).

Games start on the 3rd May – NetSetGo and 4th May – Juniors

It would be much appreciated if you could also share these links to the year group Facebook pages.

Payment should be made separately to the following account:

St Stephens Carramar Netball Club

BSB: 016249

Account number: 414075109

Ref: Please use your child’s name as a reference

If you require further information please email ststephensnetball@outlook.com.au

 

 

Week 3, Term 1

ASSEMBLIES

Wednesday 20 February    Combined Year 6 classes

Wednesday 27 February     Year 5B

Please be seated in the Primary Forum by 2.50 pm

 

CANTEEN

Due to the success of last year’s trial the canteen will now be open for Primary Students to purchase items during recess on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays. The below items are available in addition to daily specials. Please check the parent portal for a full list of items available from the canteen.

All food on the canteen menu is nut free.

 

Year 5 and Year 6 students ONLY:

Wednesday 27 February is “Polar Bear Day” :-)! To celebrate this occasion, Parresia Secondary House is organising a special Morning Tea on the day. All Yr5 and Yr6 students are invited to attend and can purchase a serve of cake or a cupcake for a gold coin donation. All donations will be handed over to charity.

 

PARENT INTERVIEW WEEK

Parent/Teacher interviews will take place in Week 4 commencing 25 February. Bookings are available online via the parent portal.

 

TWILIGHT TOUR CARRAMAR CAMPUS (PK – YEAR 12)

Thursday 7 March 5.30 pm

Do you have family or friends interested in finding out more about St Stephen’s School, and all it has to offer their child? Our tours commence with a short overview by the Principal and students, followed by a guided tour of the  campus.

Supporting Your Child in the Digital World. (Years 3-6 Parents) – SAVE THE DATE

Wednesday 27 March 2019

6.45 pm – 7.30 pm

Carramar Primary Forum

 

KEEP CUPS
Our SSS branded Keep Cups are available to purchase from Primary and Secondary Receptions. $13 each or 2 for $24.

 

Week 2, Term 1

ASSEMBLY

Wednesday 13 February    Lego League Special Assembly

Wednesday 20 February    Combined Year 6 classes

Please be seated in the Primary Forum by 2.50 pm

 

AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITIES

Our after school activities have got off to a fun start this week. A friendly reminder that students need to be collected by a parent/guardian promptly at 4.30 pm from the following areas

Badminton                         Sports Centre

Cooking                               Year 1

After School Sports           Primary Forum

STEM                                   S1  – Secondary Science block

Drawing Club                     Kindy

Please contact the teacher or coach running the activity if your child will be making their own way home or need to attend OSH after the activity.

 

PHOTO ORDERS

Please return envelopes containing cash or cheques to Primary Admin by Wednesday 20 February. Online ordering still available after this date.

 

SCHOLASTIC BOOK CLUB ORDERS

The deadline for the current Scholastic catalogue is Thursday 21 February. Orders are ONLINE ONLY.

 

PARENT PORTAL

Our parent portal provides important information for families including assessment results, reports and access to booking parent teacher interviews. If you are having difficulty accessing the Parent Portal our friendly IT team are available to assist you on 9243 2160.

 

PARENT INTERVIEW WEEK

Parent/Teacher interviews will take place in Week 4 commencing 25 February. Bookings will be available online via the parent portal from Thursday 14 February.

 

 

 

 

 

2019 WACFA Soccer League

2019 WACFA Soccer League

SSS Carramar is once again supporting entry of teams into the 2019 WACFA soccer league.

Matches are held on Saturdays (Term 2 & 3) and the following teams can be entered:

  • u/6 mixed team: Kindy & PP players
  • u/8 mixed team: Yr 1 & 2 players
  • u/10 mixed team: Yr 3 & 4 players
  • u/12 mixed team: Yr 5 & 6 players

Training will be on Wednesdays after school.

Cost for the season (including the uniform) is approx $205 – $240 per player.

(Cost excludes shin pads and soccer boots for players)

Expressions of interest can be made via email to Kiasten Bailey kiasten76@gmail.com by Thursday 14 February.

 

Read more about WACFA at: www.wacfa.com.au

 

Week 1, Term 1

ASSEMBLY

There is no formal assembly this week. On Wednesday 13 February we will have a special assembly to recognise our Lego League Teams.

 

SCHOOL PHOTOS

Students in PP – Yr 6 have received an order envelope today.

Please return the envelopes to Primary Reception by Wednesday 20 February.

 

SCHOOL BANKING

School banking for 2019 will begin this Friday 8 February. Students with existing accounts can drop their banking books into the drop box located in Primary Reception. Welcome packs for new enrolments will be distributed to families once they arrive from the Commonwealth bank. We also have a vacancy for a volunteer to help with processing of the school banking books.

Please direct any school banking inquiries to Mrs Linda Harris 0427 658 222 or email linda@muchea.com.

 

EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

Enrolments for Term 1 Extra Curricular Activities will open on Wednesday 6 February at 6.00pm.

Prior to enrolment please check and update the following by logging into your online account

  • Updated Class/Year Group for each child
  • Parent contact name and phone number

 

https://www.enrolactivity.com/#/ststephens/welcome

 

2019 SOCCER COMPETITION

As you would be aware St Stephen’s School Carramar is a member of the Western Australian Christian Football Association (WACFA) whereby students have been able to participate in a Saturday morning soccer competition. Parents organise and coach the teams and we are asking for expressions of interest for the 2019 season. Furthermore if you are interested in volunteering in helping Kiasten Bailey as an overall manager for the season she would appreciate you contacting her at your earliest convenience. Kiasten’s contact email to enrol your child or volunteer as a helper is kiasten@bigpond.com.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photo Day Tomorrow

School Photos will take place on the following days

PP-Yr 6      TOMORROW Tuesday 5 February

Kindy           Monday 11 February

Pre Kindy     Wednesday 20 February

UNIFORM 

K-Yr 2  Striped Shirts – NO HOUSE SHIRTS on this day

Yr 3-6  White Shirts – NO HOUSE SHIRTS on this day

Please refer to pages 16 -18 of the Primary School Diary for information on correct uniform, hair and jewellery standards.

 

ORDERING PHOTOGRAPHS

All students will receive a personalised ordering envelope to take home after their photograph has been taken.

Cash and Online orders are accepted. Any envelopes with Cash payments must be returned to school  within 1o days.

Any questions regarding ordering please call Photo Hendriks 9361 3206