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ST LUKE’S NEWSLETTER ST LUKE’S CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOL - 17 DUFFY TCE WOODVALE 6026
Phone: 9309 2949 Email: [email protected] Website: www.stlukeswoodvale.wa.edu.au 30th July 2014
This is a place of courage where everyone can give voice to their aspirations and concerns. Our relationships are marked by
empathy and trust. The adults here are strong and conscious role models. In this place power is always at the service of the
people. We take risks and so sometimes we make mistakes. We learn their lessons and move on stronger. Laughter is heard
here often and we celebrate our success. People here are passionate in their advocacy of depth in learning
and in the pursuit of a more just world. We know that the dignity of our work is that we touch the future through
and for our children and that tomorrow is being built today.
Dear Parents and Children,
We celebrated a whole school mass this morning to
mark the beginning of this term. The focus of our
learning was on “Attentiveness to God‟s presence”
and to pray for God‟s guidance and influence as we
try to develop our gifts in the service of others.
We wish our Cross-country student representatives
all the best at Mawson Park on Friday as they
compete in the interschool championships. All
children competing have been notified by Mr
Noseda and will be transported by bus to and from
the venue on the day. Race fixtures commence at
Friday week (8th August), parents and students
should be aware that St Luke‟s has a Pupil Free
Day scheduled. Staff will be working through the
National Quality Standards (NQS) framework for
early childhood education.
After the Docker shocker a fortnight ago, we get our
chance to redeem ourselves against the Blues at the
unusual day and time of tomorrow night. I am
hoping we have woken from the slumber of last
match and can resume our charge to the finals.
Be happy and enjoy the coming week
CALLED TO HOLINESS
Lord, you call us by name, and you call us to holiness
as you did St Luke. We ask you to fill us with your Spirit
so that we, too, may reflect the life of your Son
in our thoughts and attitude and in our words and actions. Lead us to grow more aware of your presence in our lives,
and empower us to bring the good news of your love and salvation
to all those you have entrusted to us. Amen.
Communion Photos have
arrived and are now available to order from the
DATES TO REMEMBER
Fri 1 Aug Cross Country Mawson Park
Fri 8 Aug Pupil Free Day - Staff PD Day
Issue No 21.
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Thanks to the many parents who ensure they
follow the parking guidelines set by the council
and those of the school. Could I ask that parents
do not park on the paved area adjacent to the
Basketball/Netball courts or on the footpath.
Nationally Consistent Collection Data
(NCCD)- Permission Returns
Some parents were notified before the holidays
about the NCCD and that their children had been
identified by teachers as meeting the criteria for
inclusion. In order that that they be included in
the data collection, parent permission must be
given. The data will be submitted this Monday,
so if it is your intention to provide permission
please return the slip by the end of this week.
Information of the NCCD collection is available
on our website at
www.stlukeswoodvale.wa.edu.au Go to the tab
Policies and guidelines.
Congratulations to the following staff
and students who have celebrated their
birthdays over the past week.
Caoimhe McAfee(KW), Mia Tayler(PB), Emma
Loveland(1W), Francis Hayden(KW), Matthew
EatPlayThrive Free Workshop Dear Parents
Last term Ngala provided a taster session for the EatPlayThrive workshops. Parents who
attended this session said it was very informative and worthwhile. Because of the very favourable
feedback we booked a full workshop with Ngala commencing next week. If you are interested in
attending this workshop which will be held at St
Luke's can you please register ASAP. A creche facility is available free of charge. For further information
please see attachment.
At this stage we do not have enough people to run
the workshop so unless this changes by the end of this week I will have to cancel our booking.
Ann Peart - School Social Worker
Congratulations to the following
students who have been chosen by
their teachers to receive Awards to be presented
at this Friday‟s Assembly.
YR BLUE WHITE PP Jorja Kimber Matilda Mackie
1 Lockie Nolan Julian Pugliese
2 Melissa Smart
3 Madison Hunt Mitchell Trimboli
4 Summer Dagnall Jim Oranje
5 Mackenzie Kearsley Matilda Cunningham
6 Daniella Deary Gabrielle Desveaux
Italian Jacinta Dean
Support Tom Addy
Library Tahlia Chomiak
BITS AND PIECES REQUEST FROM
Pre Primary are on the hunt for bits & pieces and
odds and ends that are too good to throw away
and could be „creatively‟ given another life.
Items such as old Barbie dolls, cars, dress ups
(no superhero‟s please), PVC piping with
elbows, pots and pans, baskets, old bike spokes
and anything else interesting.
Items for the collage table such as buttons,
ribbon, wool, lace, zips, string/twine and
anything else along those lines.
If you have any furniture eg old coffee tables,
story chairs please come and see us with a photo
of the item before bringing it in, so we can see if
it is suitable.
Get creative, we‟d love to upcycle things from
our community and give them another life.
Please bring the bits and pieces and odds and
ends to the Pre Primary classrooms.
Anything we receive that we can‟t use we‟ll
check with the other classes or donate it to
Thanks for your help and support.
Pre Primary Staff
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