Current Newsletter - Sacred Heart Primary School, Wilsonton
Sacred Heart Primary School
Newsletter – 10 February 2015
Email: [email protected]
12,13 & 14
I said a Valentine prayer for you
and asked the Lord above to fill your heart
and bless your soul with the precious gift of
I asked Him for sincere love the kind that's
meant to stay just like the generous love
you give to those you touch each day.
I prayed for love from family and from
every cherished friend then I asked the
Lord to give you his love that knows no end.
Last Wednesday we held our School Captain elections. All our
candidates prepared and delivered some great speeches and I
was very impressed with the quality of all our potential student
Congratulations to Henry
Cronk and Zélia Cross who
were elected as our male
and female captains for
2015. Our School Captains
and House Leaders will be
officially acknowledged at
our Leadership Induction
liturgy this Friday at 11 am
in our hall. All parents and friends of the school are invited to
Tonight is our parent information night for all classes and I know the teachers would love to
see you there. The timetable for tonight’s sessions is as follows:
Year 2 and 3R
Prep, Year 1 and Year 4/5B
Year 5/6 T
263 Tor Street, Toowoomba
tel: 4634 3436 fax: 4634 5571
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Tomorrow, Mr Toohey and Mrs Weber are off with our swimming squad to the Catholic
Schools’ Swimming Carnival at Milne Bay. I wish them all a safe and enjoyable day.
This Friday night is our P&F Welcome Night. This event is always an enjoyable evening and is
a great way to meet other parents. The evening starts at 5:30 pm and we hope to see you
Mr Chris Rosentreter
Occupational Therapist , Rachel Crooke and Speech Language Pathologist, Megan Venz will
be visiting the Prep classes this term to make general observations to identify if any of the
children require some ongoing assessments in these areas.
Parents will be notified this week if their children are to receive some extra academic
support this term through learning support intervention. Intervention can take place by small
group withdrawal or by working in classrooms with the child. The Learning Support teacher
also works in classes assisting with reading groups.
Will be held this Friday from 5:30pm. Pizza order forms are due into the office by 9am this
Thursday, 12 February.
Year 5 & 6 students will attend the Canberra trip in September. A deposit of $50 is due this
term. Please make payment along with the permission.
Year 1 students will attend a production at the USQ on Friday 27 February. The cost of this
excursion is $10. Please make payment by Wednesday 25 February along with the
permission slip. Payment can be made by cash, cheque or eftpos for your convenience.
Prep interviews will be conducted in the next couple of months to finalise 2016 Prep
classes. If you have a child or know of someone who has a child ready for Prep next year
please call into the office for an enrolment pack.
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Pancake Tuesday will be held on Tuesday, 17 February (the day before Ash Wednesday). The
upper school students will be selling pikelets to raise funds for the Missions. Please return
order forms to the office by this Thursday, 12 February.
A family information report will be sent home this week. Please update any information
required, sign and return to the office. To ensure you receive up to date information we
require email addresses to be up to date.
Expression of interest forms were included in last week’s newsletter for the Child Writes
program. If your child is interested in being involved in this program please return the form
to the school by Friday, 13 February.
The Uniform Shop operates on Mondays and Thursdays from 8.00am to 10.00am. If Monday
is a holiday the opening day will be a Tuesday. If this time is inconvenient please call Betty
on 4633 3162. PLEASE NOTE: Stocks are ordered – a note will be in the newsletter to advise
of arrival date. REMINDER NOTICE: Clothing Pool has extended sales of old style spray jackets
now @$10-$20 each and grey fleecy pullovers [email protected]$18 each until 26 February. Pre loved
polo sports shirts are FREE (if you do not have one) until arrival of new stock at the end of
Term 1. Layby and EFTPOS are available at the clothing pool.
Clothing Pool Convenor
Thanks you to all who have commenced using the online ordering via Flexi schools. If you are
having problems please come and see the Tuckshop or contact the office. As of Term 2 we
will be only be using online ordering, there will be no cash orders accepted. Thank you to this
week’s helpers Kelly James, Tamara Death and Melissa Armstrong.
Friday afternoon sport will commence this Friday, 13 February. Years 5, 6 and selected Year 4
students will participate in the following:
Boys AFL play at Queen’s Park - Junior B 1:00pm and Senior B at 1:45pm
Girls Touch Football play at Martin Luther Senior B at 1:00pm and Junior B at 1:45pm.
Students will be notified by Thursday as to which team they have been selected in.
Good Luck to our students who have been selected to attend the Catholic Swimming Carnival
this Wednesday, 11February.
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Taking bookings for all levels,
starting at water confidence to
A hooded swimming towel has been
left at school from last year’s Fun
Day. It was found in the Prep or
Year 1 play area. Please see the
office if it belongs to you.
Location - Harristown
State High School’s
heated 25m Pool
Age - All ages and Levels
Cost- $120 for the term
Ratio - 4 swimmers to 1 teacher
Get your family active and eating well
The healthy lifestyle program for families called PEACH™ - Parenting,
Eating and Activity for Child Health – is taking registrations now for a
group to start in Toowoomba in term 2.
The FREE program is available to families with a child aged between 511 years who is above a healthy weight their age.
The program is fun for kids and helps parents and carers make healthy
eating and activity a part of every-day life.
It consists of 10 group sessions that run for 90 minutes each. The first
9 sessions are held weekly within the school term. Ongoing
individualised family support is offered through the second half of the
program ending with one final group session.
Some of the topics covered include nutrition skills, relationships with
food and eating, changing family lifestyle behaviours and making
healthy eating affordable. While the parent sessions are taking place,
children enjoy active play with a trained child physical activity
The program is funded by the Queensland government and being
delivered by the Queensland University of Technology.
If you would like more information about the PEACH™ program or to
register please contact free call 1800 263 519 or visit
This year’s annual fun run/walk will be held on Sunday 1 March
and the Sacred Heart Community are participating again this
year. The format will be as in previous years – leaving Picnic Point and
finishing at Lake Annand with the 10km heading off at 7am followed by the
4km at 7.30am. The school group will participate in the 4km but we are still
able to accept your entry in the 10km. Please note, it is your responsibility to
supervise your own child on the day.
We would love to see as many of our families as possible support this very
worthwhile cause. This year the major beneficiaries are the
The Leukaemia Foundation, Fresh Hope Association and The Toowoomba
The entry fee is: $20 family or $10 per participant.
The school who registers the most participants in the 2015 Peak2Park, will
win a Harvey Norman Electrical voucher!
If your family would like to participate please complete the form below and
return it with your entry fee as soon as possible.
The _____________________________family will be attending the
Names of participants are: ____________________________
Amount enclosed: ______________