Principal's Post

KINDERGARTEN ENROLMENTS 2021

Just a friendly reminder to any St Columba’s School families that have child who was born between 1 July 2016 and 30 June 2017, enrolment applications are now due. We are filling up quickly for the 2021 school year. Interviews for 2021 will commence mid-March. Please see Lisa in administration if you have any question regarding enrolments.

 

PROFESSIONAL LEARNING DAY

  • Friday 28 February 2020
  • School staff engaged in professional learning
  • High Impact Teaching Strategies

 

PUBLIC HOLIDAY

  • Labour Day holiday Monday 2 March 2020

 

SCHOOL FESS 2020

The roll-out by CEWA of a new ‘Administration of Schools’ software package, means we have administered School Fees 2020 differently to previous years. Please note the following

  • School fees have been sent to parents via email by the end of the week.
  • These fees will be in a different format to previous years.
  • Key change 1 – A new BPay reference number. If using BPay, please note this change and use the new number on your schedule.
  • Key change 2 [Section 1 – Payment Option Advice Form]– Payment Authorisation form will offer 6 options for fee payment. Please tick the instalment option you have selected and tick the payment method.
  • Key change 3 [Section 2 – Payment Agreement]– For direct debit on credit cards, please complete the credit card authorisation section.
  • Key change 4 [Section 2 – Payment Agreement]– For debit cards [cheque and savings] please complete the direct debit authorisation.
  • PLEASE NOTEExisting Direct Debits already set up by families will be continued. You do not need to action or complete the payment Authorisation Form at this current time.
  • Key change 5 – [Section 3 – Declaration]- Please sign the declaration, acknowledging that the account with St Columba’s School will be paid in full by 30 November 2020. Please note, there is a section that asks for parent commitment to contact Peta Santella in our administration [9208 2705] if at any stage you need support in school fee payments.
  • Key change 6 – The Payment Authorisation Form must be completed by 28 February 2020. You can return either hard copy to the office or return via email to admin@stcolsbays.wa.edu.au.
  • Pre-Kindy Parents – A letter has been sent home explaining your structure for fee payments in 2020.

 

Any payments paid after 31 January 2020 will NOT show on your statement but will be processed to your account accordingly.

 

Thank you for your continued support with the payments of school fees in 2020

 

P & F News

Outdoor Movie Night

A big thank you to everyone who came along on Friday night to support the outdoor movie night. We hope you had an enjoyable evening with your family and friends. A special thank you to Rebecca Scott who was the main organiser for the event, as usual she did a fantastic job. I would also like to thank Pippa Harris, Leston De Mello, Aoife Stanmore, Annalisa Fonseca and Kim Lim who helped out in the canteen on the night, we couldn’t have done it without you! Congratulations to Gethin Humphrey’s who won the raffle.

Faction Swimming Carnival Sausage Sizzle

 Wednesday the 11th of March is the year 4-6 faction swimming carnival. The P&F will be offering all students, staff and parents a sausage sizzle and juice box. Please look out for the form to fill out to place your order,  coming home this Thursday. Forms are required to be returned to the school office no later than the 6th of March.

Entertainment book

The Entertainment book is now available. The early bird promotion runs from February 8th to February 28th and includes the following:

  • Early Bird Bonus offers:
    • Spend & Save:
      • The ICONIC – Save $20 when you spend $99
      • Endota – Save $25 when you spend $100 on skincare products
      • Rebel – Bonus $20 eGift Card when you buy a $100 eGift Card
    • Extra Membership months:
      • Up to 4 months extra when purchased in February (ends June 2021)
      • (Note: will continue as up to 3 months in March and up to 2 months in April)
    • Gift With Purchase
      • Multi City & Multi Plus Memberships get a $20 WISH eGift Card

Please note that the Entertainment book will no longer be printing hardcopies and will only supply digital versions.

Please use the following link to make a purchase http://www.entertainment.com.au/orderbooks/83589g

 

Rachel Lange
P&F President

rachel@galleriapodiatry.com.au

 

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777 Pharmacy 

Don’t forget to mention that you are a St Columba’s family if you are shopping at the Maylands or Bayswater 777 Pharmacy. 10% of all retail sales goes towards the P&F.

 

 

Pastoral Care

Happy Birthday to:

To all students and staff who will be celebrating their birthday over the coming week and:

Jack Gilbert 3G
Quinn Wolters 3W
Monique Parri 6W
Lilly Smith 6W
Isaiah Chong KG
Marcus Chong KW
Shylo Verma 1G
Grace Hartus 2G
Maya Thompson Mewburn 2W
Ava Fragomeni 4G
William Buckley 4W
Sohan Dhungana 6G

Class rosters will be posted outside classrooms this week as well as in the weekly Newsletter.

Raffle tickets are 20 cents each with a maximum of 3 tickets per child.

Each child will be rostered once a year to bring a prize to the value of $5.

Your continued support is greatly appreciated by our school community.

Pastoral Care Team.

Kindy Green

Week 5 Mackenzie Strachan

Week 6 NO RAFFLE

Kindy White

Week 5 Riley Wilkey

Week 6 NO RAFFLE

PP GreenWeek 5 Savannah Ceric

Week 6 NO RAFFLE

PP White

Week 5 Cherubim Vu

Week 6 NO RAFFLE

Year 1 Green

Week 5 Aaliyah Brandis

Week 6 NO RAFFLE

Year 1 WhiteWeek 5 Michael Baldwin

Week 6 NO RAFFLE

Year 2 GreenWeek 5 Hannah Gai

Week 6 NO RAFFLE

Year 2 White

Week 5 Blake Kenyon

Week 6 NO RAFFLE

Year 3 Green

Week 5 Evan Nguyen

Week 6 NO RAFFLE

Year 3 White

Week 5 Charlotte Armstrong

Week 6 NO RAFFLE

Year 4 GreenWeek 5 Brielle Donovan

Week 6 NO RAFFLE

Year 4 WhiteWeek 5 Aoife Rattray

Week 6 NO RAFFLE

Year 5 GreenWeek 5 Taj O’Shea

Week 6 NO RAFFLE

Year 5 WhiteWeek 5 Heidi Meyers

Week 6 NO RAFFLE

Year 6 Green

Week 5 Saskia O’Neill

Week 6 NO RAFFLE

Year 6 White

Week 5 Imogen Biddle

Week 6 NO RAFFLE

Merit Award Winners

Term 1, Week 3

PP Green – Eve Hamilton, Shaan Tah
PP White – Elizabeth Kennewell, Luke Magee

1 Green – Miranda Ahn, Sebastian Strachan
1 White – Michael Baldwin, Emma Silverman

2 Green – Lachlan Cornwall, Maggie Ma
2 White – Arnav Bajaj, Harry Lange

3 Green – Amelia Dorozenko, Fergal Mippy
3 White – Xavier Brandis, Zander Smith

4 Green – Ava Fragomeni, Charlotte Smith
4 White – Ava Moretta, Lauren Pincus

5 Green – Mikaela Bentley, Sofia Lawes
5 White – Hannah Kemp, Owen Peters

6 Green – Malachi Donovan, Ella Mutsaers
6 White – Reilly Dudley, Lily May

 

 

Community Notices

 

Early in 2020, Mercedes College will commence interviewing Year 4 & Year 5 students who are due to start Year 7 in 2022 & 2023 respectively.  If you are considering enrolling your daughter and have not yet requested a Prospectus, please contact Mrs Julie Lamb on 9323 1340 as soon as possible.

Enquiries are also welcome for places in Year 7 for 2020 and 2021.   For more information please refer to the College website, www.mercedes.wa.edu.au.

 

 

 

 

Classifieds

 

 

 

 

St Columba’s School Bayswater

32 Roberts Street, Bayswater WA 6053
PO Box 61, Bayswater WA 6933
Phone: (08) 9208 2701
Email: admin@stcolsbays.wa.edu.au