Term 4, Week 8 Notices

Newsletter

Dinkum Dads – Tonight

ELC Nativity Concert – Important Information and Requests

Presentation Evening – This Friday Evening

Please book your seating requirements here : www.trybooking.com/STEW

Carols in the Community – This Saturday Evening

Make a Manger

Please book your family’s interest through this link: www.trybooking.com/SREV

Christmas Service

Final School Banking 2017 Wonder : The Movie

Givit Gift Generosity

A huge thank you to everyone who contributed towards such an outstanding total of gifts, to be given to children less fortunate than our own. Mr Fitch was thrilled to see the tables of gifts and spoke to us this morning about how much these gifts will mean to the children who receive them, knowing that someone else cares for them.  The gifts were then collected by ‘Father Christmas’ and an Elf on motorbikes, who will deliver the gifts to the children closer to Christmas. Well done St Stephen’s Students!

Uniting Care West – Hamper Hallelujah

Please return your Library Books

Fete 2018: Save the date

Parent Prayer and Bible Study Groups

Happy Holidays

Term 4, Week 7 Notices

Newsletter

Presentation Evening

We are all very exited and can’t wait to see you at this year’s Presentation Evening. Please book your seating requirements here: https://www.trybooking.com/STEW

Important Dates

For important dates, please visit the school calendar here: calendar.ststephens.wa.edu.au/term.php

Connecting in Conversation – Duncraig Tomorrow Evening

Wonder Movie Screening

Please let your class teacher know how many tickets you would like by Thursday 23rd of November so that we can reserve the whole theatre if we have enough people interested.

Dinkum Dads – Next Monday EveningGivit gifts – last day next Monday

Thank you Mr Steven for keeping us up to date with our gift collecting progress so far. Across the whole of the Primary School we have brought it over 240 gifts and over halfway to reaching our target of 430 gifts by this Friday the 24th of November. The gifts will be collected next Monday the 27th of November at our worship gathering. Don’t worry if you haven’t got a tag, please just bring a gift and the Givit team will work it out.

Carols in the Community

Build a Cradle – Family Project

Please book through this link – https://www.trybooking.com/SREV

ELC and Primary Library

Wanted: Chook sitters for the holidays

Calling All Animal Lovers!
We are looking for some helpers in our community to help look after our Primary School Chickens over the Christmas Holidays. You may look after a few of them or all, depending on how much space you have. We have portable coops to lend out, including food containers, water containers and feed. Support will be given to anyone who can take the lovely chickens home.
Fresh eggs over the summer will be delightful!
Please email Shannon.warrener@ststephens.wa.edu.au if you would like to help.

Fete 2018 – Save the Date

 

 

 

Term 4, Week 6 Notices

Presentation Evening

Please RSVP your seating requirements here: https://www.trybooking.com/STEW

 

South Africa Service Tour Thank you

Mon Parker @ the Primary 3-6

Thank you to all who brought in their gold coin donations for our last Free Dress Day. We heard Mon speak this morning at worship and were amazed that the money we raised would buy 2 months supply of milk powder for a set of twins (only a couple of months old) whose mother did not survive childbirth.

ELC Christmas Hampers ***Closes on Wednesday this week!

Primary 3-6 Christmas Hampers ***Closes on Wednesday this week!

Givit Gifts

We are starting to collect a pile of gifts, so keep them coming in!

 

Chicken Sitting over the Christmas Holidays

Calling All Animal Lovers!
We are looking for some helpers in our community to help look after our Primary School Chickens over the Christmas Holidays. You may look after a few of them or all, depending on how much space you have. We have portable coops to lend out, including food containers, water containers and feed. Support will be given to anyone who can take the lovely chickens home.
Fresh eggs over the summer will be delightful!
Please email Shannon.warrener@ststephens.wa.edu.au if you would like to help.

Connecting in Conversation – Duncraig, next Tuesday evening, November 21

Term 4, Week 5 Notices

Newsletter

Resource Lists 2018 (Kindy – Year 6)  ***Final week to order without penalty

Students are supplied with a list of essential items and texts which have to be purchased for

school. Campion Education Online will handle our Resource lists for 2018.

Resource lists will be available online through the Campion website:

www.campion.com.au

Click on “Place your Resource list Orders”

Type in the Duncraig campus code JQC8

 

***Very important, please note:

Dates for parents to order online without a late penalty:

23 October 2017 – 10 November 2017 (2018 Kindergarten – Year 6)

 

Online orders lodged by the above date will be dispatched week ending 1 December.

Each Resource list is headed by a caveat that states that Resources may be accessed from

other sources if you wish, however if you choose to do this you need to ensure that students

have the materials in order to commence their school year. We encourage students to use

stationery supplies from previous years, if in suitable condition.

The online dates for our Primary School and Secondary School are different. Please note the

dates above are for Kindergarten – Year 6, 2018 (Duncraig campus).

Online ordering is preferred.

Campion is located in Malaga (Monday – Friday). Telephone 08 6240 2778

Presentation Evening 

To ensure adequate seating is provided, please make a booking by logging onto this link:   https://www.trybooking.com/STEW

Connecting in Conversation – Duncraig : Tuesday, November 21

ELC Sausage Sizzle tomorrow

‘Givit’ Christmas Appeal

ELC Christmas Hampers

The last day to bring in your donations for this worthy cause is next Wednesday 15th November .Primary 3 – 6 Christmas Hampers

Term 4, Week 4 Notices

Christmas Hampers – ELC

Christmas Hampers – Years 3-6

ELC – BBQ Lunch to support South Africa Service Tour 

 K – Year 6 Resource Lists for 2018

Students are supplied with a list of essential items and texts which have to be purchased for
school. Campion Education Online will handle our Resource lists for 2018.
Resource lists will be available online through the Campion website:

www.campion.com.au

Click on Place your Resource list Orders
Type in the Duncraig campus code JQC8

Please note: Dates for parents to order online without a late penalty:
23 October 2017 – 10 November 2017 (2018 Kindergarten – Year 6)

Online orders lodged by the above date will be dispatched week ending 1 December.
Each Resource list is headed by a caveat that states that Resources may be accessed from
other sources if you wish, however if you choose to do this you need to ensure that students
have the materials in order to commence their school year. We encourage students to use
stationery supplies from previous years, if in suitable condition.
The online dates for our Primary School and Secondary School are different. Please note the
dates above are for Kindergarten – Year 6, 2018 (Duncraig campus).
Online ordering is preferred.
Campion is located in Malaga (Monday – Friday). Telephone 08 6240 2778

Community Freezer

Term 4, Week 3 Notices

Newsletter

 

Important Dates

Please visit this link to the school calendar to see what events are coming up.

calendar.ststephens.wa.edu.au/term.php

Primary Library Design Awards 2017

You may remember we were finalists in the Library Design Awards 2017. Please see below, our award – ‘Highly Commended’ and read the comments from the judges. We are all feeling very proud and grateful to work in such an amazing library.

K – Year 6 Resource Lists for 2018 

Students are supplied with a list of essential items and texts which have to be purchased for
school. Campion Education Online will handle our Resource lists for 2018.
Resource lists will be available online through the Campion website:

www.campion.com.au


• Click on “Place your Resource list Orders
• type in the Duncraig campus code JQC8


Please note: Dates for parents to order online without a late penalty:
23 October 2017 – 10 November 2017 (2018 Kindergarten – Year 6)


Online orders lodged by the above date will be dispatched week ending 1 December.
Each Resource list is headed by a caveat that states that Resources may be accessed from
other sources if you wish, however if you choose to do this you need to ensure that students
have the materials in order to commence their school year. We encourage students to use
stationery supplies from previous years, if in suitable condition.
The online dates for our Primary School and Secondary School are different. Please note the
dates above are for Kindergarten – Year 6, 2018 (Duncraig campus).
Online ordering is preferred.
Campion is located in Malaga (Monday – Friday). Telephone 08 6240 2778

ELC Christmas Hampers

Year 3 – 6 Christmas Hampers

Year 3 – 6 Sausage Sizzle

Community Freezer

Term 4, Week 2 Notices

Resource Lists – (Kindergarten – Year 6) 2018

Students are supplied with a list of essential items and texts which have to be purchased for school.

Campion Education Online will handle our Resource lists for 2018.

Resource lists will be available online through the Campion website:

www.campion.com.au

  • Click on “Place your Resource list Orders”
  • type in the Duncraig campus code JQC8

Please note: Dates for parents to order online without a late penalty are:

23 October 2017 – 10 November 2017 (2018 Kindergarten – Year 6)
Online orders lodged by the above date will be dispatched week ending 1 December.

Each Resource list is headed by a caveat that states that Resources may be accessed from other sources if you wish, however if you choose to do this you need to ensure that students have the materials in order to commence their school year. We encourage students to use stationery supplies from previous years, if in suitable condition.

The online dates for our Primary School and Secondary School are different.

Please note the dates above are for Kindergarten – Year 6, 2018 (Duncraig campus).

Online ordering is preferred.

Campion is located in Malaga (Monday – Friday). Telephone 08 6240 2778

Save the Date

ELC Nativity Concert and Awards afternoon

When: Friday 1 December

Where: Duncraig Theatre

Times: 12 Noon & 2pm

Years 3 – 6 Primary Awards night

When: Friday 1 December

 Where:  Carramar Campus

 Time: 6.45pm 

All students performing.  See you there!!

 

FIRST Lego League

To register your interest as a volunteer, go to : https://goo.gl/forms/WeRB69iZQkf5ORCX2

Scholastic Book Club

Please place your orders through this link by Sunday, 22nd October.

 This will be the final book order for this year. Thank you for your ongoing support.

www.scholastic.com/LOOP

Road safety reminder

Welcome back to a new term. Parking and overall traffic congestion around school is an ongoing issue and is further exacerbated with vehicles parking in contradiction to parking signs, on footpaths or in dangerous locations such as on bends at intersections.  So to minimise this issue below are a few suggestions to ease stress during these periods:

Organise with your child to meet in a pre-arranged location away from the busier areas after school.

Tell your child/ren that you will arrive a little bit later after the final bell and advise them to wait within the school grounds until you get there.

Use the Kiss and Drive appropriately.  This means if your child is not there, drive around until you see your child waiting.

Park further away and walk to meet your child.

 Thank you for your ongoing support in this regard.

Market Stall Proceeds to Cystic Fibrosis

Vac Swim

Enrol your children now in VacSwim swimming lessons during the summer school holidays.

With swimming pools and beaches a part of the Western Australian lifestyle, ensuring your children learn how to swim is a must for all families

Your children can join in the fun of learning to swim in lessons run at pools and open water venues across the State. VacSwim is for all children – from beginners through to advanced survival, rescue and resuscitation.

Your children can learn to swim for just:
· $7.00 per child for a five day short program
· $13.00 per child for all other programs.
It’s even cheaper if you have three or more children: · $18.00 a family for a five day short program
· $35.00 a family for all other programs.

To find out more about VacSwim and to enrol online please visit the website,

https://www.education.wa.edu.au/web/at-school/swimming

Bike Racks in the Primary

At the start of this term our Secondary School bike racks were moved to more secure locations. This move was prompted by some bike thefts last term.   The Primary bike racks remain in their usual spot, adjacent to the Music Rooms, closest to the Primary Oval.   An additional rack has now been installed.

Service Tour BBQ for Years 3-6

Community Freezer

Thanks to all those families who have supported the community with meals for our Community Freezer.  It’s the start of the term and the freezer needs filling up again  … so if you can cook an extra meal for a family in need, we would really appreciate your help.

Term 3, Week 9 Notices

Mon Parker Gold Coin Donation Yr 3-6

If you didn’t bring your donation in today … please bring it to the office tomorrow

Service Learning Market Yr 3-6

Service Learning Market held today at lunch time – thanks to all those involved in making today a huge success.  A few photos of our students serving others to raise funds for their chosen charities.

Earn and Learn K-6

Finishing on Tuesday 19 Sept … please bring your stickers in!!!

Jam For Sale K-6

 

Term 3, Week 8 Notices

Dear Parents

Where has the term gone?!  As we head in to the final two weeks of Term 3, we look back in amazement at the achievements within our school community.  In class, the students have been working hard in a variety of engaging learning experiences aimed at growing both their skills and knowledge, as well as their kindness and empathy towards others.  It has been wonderful to see the involvement of so many students in our co-curricular clubs where they are able to share in the many varied passions and expertise of our incredibly talented staff.

This term we have had a focus on understanding others – putting oneself in another’s shoes and humbly seeking to serve their needs.  It’s been encouraging to see so many students actively building this character of service into their everyday lives; opening doors for others, giving up their turn in a game, looking out for others in the playground who may be looking lonely, giving words of affirmation and encouragement – the list goes on!  It’s words and actions like these that continue to build our wonderful School Community.

As the term draws to a close, we encourage all families to look back and celebrate their child’s successes and accomplishments.  Having these conversations will help to build a positive attitude towards learning; one that values effort, personal growth and a passion for excellence.  This will also help to develop a sense of excitement for learning as we head into the final term for the year.  We know how incredibly important it is for children to have positive memories of their early experiences both at home and at school.  Some activities that families could be involved in together these holidays include:

  • Reading together
  • Exploring the great outdoors
  • Playing board games
  • Preparing and eating meals together
  • Showing affection – no one is too old for a hug!

It’s in these simple actions that we develop long lasting memories that our children look back on with fondness.  We wish you all a restful holiday time and look forward to seeing you safe and sound next term!

To keep abreast of any exciting upcoming events please view the link below to our school calendar .

http://calendar.ststephens.wa.edu.au/term.php?getdate=20170908&cpath=&cal%5B%5D=Duncraig_K-6_Calendar

Exodus 13 verse 14 states:

The LORD replied, “My Presence will go with you, and I will give you rest.”

God bless

Richard and Vernita

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

Service Learning Markets Yr 3-6 Only

Student Service Learning Markets is an initiative that was led by numerous students across Years 3 – 6 and we would love to have your support as we support their chosen charities. Please bring some money and buy some yummy goodies or keepsakes.

Thank you Richard Deck

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Non-uniform Day K-6 on Monday 18 Sept 2017 

Gold Coin Donation

Yr 3-6 donations go towards Mon Parker who is a midwife in remote Burma.  These funds will assist her to provide the best medical resources and training to underprivileged families.

ELC donations to go to Relay for Life.

Active School

Active School clubs conclude this week.  Hope you all had a fun term.  Active clubs will return in Term 2 in 2018.