World Teachers Day
School Busy Bee
Dads of St Damien's Camp Out
This weekend has finally arrived, with the annual ‘Dads of St Damien’s Camp Out’ being held on Saturday 28 October. A flyer has been sent out regarding this event. If you have not registered yet, please register your attendance, as per the flyer’s instruction, as soon as you can.
Year 5 Camp
On Monday and Tuesday I was fortunate enough to be able to attend the Year 5 camp at Dare Campsite in Dwellingup. Not only were we blessed with great weather, the students got the opportunity to participate in a number of fun and challenging outdoor activities, including rock climbing, abseiling, flying fox, archery and raft building.
All of the students are to be congratulated for the way they participated in all of the camp activities and for their excellent behaviour throughout.
Many thanks goes to Mrs Budgen and Ms Hicks, who assisted in the planning and organising of the camp and to Mr Hazebroek also, who attended the camp this week.
Yesterday we had author, Cristy Burne, visit the school and give a presentation to all of the students. Cristy was very funny and entertaining, but also inspired the students to write in a fun and creative way. We thank Mrs Denning for organising this opportunity for the students by inviting Cristy Burne into the school.
Tomorrow, Friday 27 October is ‘Bandanna Day’. During the week it has been great to see a lot of students wearing their bandannas in support of this initiative of helping kids with cancer. Bandanas have been selling through the front office and if you would like to purchase one, they are $5.
For more information regarding ‘Bandana Day’, please click on the following link: https://www.bandannaday.org.au/
MCC Instrumental and Vocal Concert
Well done to Tahlia Hart, Grace Lloyd and Isabella White for their fantastic effort over the past week, raising funds for Telethon. They managed to raise $619, by conducting bake sales over the past few weeks.
Congratulations Tahlia, Grace and Isabella for your fantastic work.
The current behaviour focus is for ‘no playing on the playgrounds after 3:00pm’. What this means for students is that after the 3:00pm school bell, the playgrounds are out-of-bounds. Without staff supervision, the playgrounds can be prone to accidents occurring.
The school’s Friday afternoon Beach Sports program this week, Friday 27 October, with Year 2 and 3 classes going to the beach. We hope the participating classes have a great time.
We have a Whole School Assembly on this Friday 27 October, beginning at 8:45am in the hall, with the Year 5 Class presenting an item. St Damien’s and Principal Awards are also being presented. All parents and friends are welcome to come and join us.
Parents are encouraged to visit the school’s term planner on a regular basis to ensure you are informed about upcoming events during the year. The term planner can be accessed by clicking on the following link: School Events Calendar