Choir and Band Rehearsals

Senior choir and band rehearsals will return to normal next week. The choir will be performing a song for our Remembrance Day Service so full attendance over the next two weeks is required.

Instrumental Music Program 2013

Notes will be going out shortly for those students interested in learning an instrument next year. If you are in Years 3, 4 or 5 and not continuing next year can you please inform Mrs Draper.


Book club order forms were sent home last week and must be returned by Friday 2 November 2012. Please check your child's order and make sure it is correct along with the payment. Many thanks.

Marie & Michelle.


Monday 5 November - Lucy Xavier, IS ANYONE ABLE TO HELP PLEASE?

Wednesday 7 November - Rosa Di Giugnio, Kylie Coten, Junko Walters

Thursday 8 November - Kylie Cook, Lisa Dorst


Just a reminder that all Artwork must be completed by Monday 5 November. Thank you.


A 3-day live in Inner Healing Retreat is being conducted by international presenters: Mrs Diana Mascarenhas & Fr Elias Vella OFMc. 'SET FREE' aims to liberate us from the bonds of grief, negative emotions, addictions and other burdens by 'Healing of Memories' and 'Christotherapy', through Jesus Christ. The retreat is being conducted from Friday 9 November to Sunday 11 November 2012. commencing 9.00am each day at Newman-Sienna Centre, 33 Williamstown Road, Doubleview. The cost is $100 for the entire 3 days; $40 per day. Registration essential:- email Phone Heather on 0432 309 142 or Win on 9387 2808.


Building Resiliency Against Childhood Bullying presents solutions to build mental resiliency in the face of bullying, shows how to reduce bullying in school, looks at resources available through SuperParents and overviews the non-lethal, non-violent tactics we train children in as part of our Children's Core 1 Anti-Bully course. This session is for parents, community leaders, educators and adults working with children. Limited seats available. Come along on 7 November 2012 to The Shire of Peppermint Grove Community Centre Rooms. You must register yourself to attend. visit for more information. FREE entry.


Our fostering Services Program aims to provide safe, nurturing families for children and young people who require medium to long-term alternative care. MercyCare, (originally St Joseph's Orphanage) in Wembley is currently recruiting foster carers who can provide nurturing, consistent care in their own homes for children who ar unable to live with their families. Ages of children requiring care ranges from babies through to teenagers. We are seeking people able to offer medium to long term care and also those able to offer regular weekend or monthly care. Foster carers may be single adults, or married couples, with or without children. If you would like further information, please contact: MercyCare: or phone 9442 3444.


Rome / Subiaco / St Maria Goretti, St Benedict, Pompeii, Naples / St Philomena, Lanciano (Eucharistic Miracle), Grotto St Michael the Archangel, San Giovanni Rotondo (Padre Pio) and 6 nights Medjugorje. Departing 9 June 2013 - returning 24 June 2013. Spiritual Director Fr T Bogoni. Cost includes all flights, transfers, guides, bed / breakfast / evening meals in Italy and Dubrovnik. Bed / breakfast / lunch / dinner in Medjugorje. Enquiries telephone 9402 2480 or 0407 471 256 or email Cost is $3,999. Bookings are now being taken.