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  2017 Term 3 Week 4 Newsletter

In this issue: From the Principal, Voice of Youth, Student Awards, New School Phone Number, Mini Vinnies, Vietnam Veterans' Day

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  2017 Term 2 Week 10 Newsletter

In this issue: Principal's Message, A Note of Thanks, Staff News, Walkathon News, Captivate Show Band, Principal's Morning Tea, Awards and Diary Dates

  Term 2, Week 6, Newsletter 2017

Pentecost Liturgy, Walkathon, Fundraising Initiatives, Principal’s Morning Tea for Effort in Learning, Student Awards, School Fees, Kindergarten 2018 Enrolment, Year 7 2018 Enrolments for St Columba’s Catholic College, Wakakirri

  Week 3, Term 2, Newsletter

Kindergarten 2018 Enrolment Open Days, Springwood Anzac Day Parade & Wreath-laying Ceremony, School Attendance Target, Year 6 Asia Unit Study – Asia Day, School Fees, Student Awards, Diocesan Cross Country,

  Term 1, Week 11, Newsletter 2017

Holy Week and Easter, Creative Arts, Staff Development Day, Bullying Strategies, Uniform Changeover, Student Awards, Cross Country, ANZAC Day Parade and Wreath Laying Ceremony

  Term 1, Week 9, Newsletter 2017

2017 School Goals, Staff Development Day, Creative Arts Alive at STA, Student Awards, 2017 School Holy Week Liturgies, Coffee & Chat, Term 2 Mini Vinnies Knitting, Diary Dates

  Term 1, Week 7, Newsletter

NSW Australian of the Year Deng Adut Visit to STA, Student Representative Council Induction Ceremony, Catholic Schools Week 2017, St Columba’s Catholic College Year 7 2018 Information Evening, Student Awards, Coffee & Chat

  Term 1, Week 5, Update 2017

Student Awards, Love One Another Awards, 2017 Swimming Carnival, Clothing Pool, School Opal Card – Reminder, Coffee & Chat, Catholic Schools

  Term 1, Week 3, Newsletter 2017

Welcome Back, A Message from Sister Monica, Mathematical Assessment Interview, Staff List 2017, Important Information for School Volunteers, School Opal Card and Bus Services, Book Club

  Newsletter, Term 4, Week 10, 2016

Christmas Concert, Annual Awards Ceremony, Year 6 Graduation Mass, Christmas Message, Staff News, Student Awards, Student Sporting Success, Community Notices

  Term 4, Week 8, Update

Enrolments 2017, Student Awards, State Soccer Representation, Second-hand Lego drive for St Therese's Community School, Wilcannia, School Opal Card, Parish News, Carols in the Church, Diary Dates

  Term 4, Week 6, Newsletter

Mercy Cross Visit to STA, Remembrance Day, Book Fair 2016, Crazy Sock Day, Italian Forum, Diocesan Gymnastics, Assumption School Bathurst Band Visit, Kindergarten Parent Information Evening

  Term 4, Week 4, Update

Student Awards, School Opal Card, Students Not Returning in 2017, Class Placements for 2017, Book Fair, Diary Dates, Community Announcements

  Term 4, Week 2, Update

Student Awards, Book Fair 2016, Awards For Effort In Leaning, Diary Dates, Springwood East Timor Support Group Annual Dinner

  Term 3, Week 10, Newsletter

Confirmation, Kindergarten Parish Mass, Uniform Change Over, Grandparents’ Day 2016, Inter-school Chess Competition, Student Awards, Touch Football,

  Term 3, Week 8, Update

Book Week Parade, Grandparents' Day, Staff Development Day, Student Awards, Student Safety, Diary Dates, Community Notices

  Term 3, Week 7, Update

Vietnam Veterans March, Book Week 2016, Student Awards, Principal’s Morning Tea for Effort in Learning, Grandparents Day, 2016 Diocesan Athletics Carnival, Parish News

  Term 3, Week 4, Newsletter

Whole School Sports Carnival 2016, Vietnam Veterans March & Wreath-Laying Service, Voice of Youth, Jeans for Genes Day – Friday 5 August, New Electronic Sign-On System, Musica Viva - Teranga, Kindergarten Excursion to Calmsley Hill City Farm

  Term 2, Week 10, Newsletter

Family Learning Conferences, Captivate Performances, Year 10 Missioning, Student Sporting Success, Student Awards,

  Newsletter, Term 2, Week 7, 2015

Thanksgiving Mass for Avril Llewellyn, Mini Olympics, Year 6 Camp to Vision Valley, Student Awards, Sister Monica Armstrong, First Communion, Captivate Music Showcase Rehears

  Term 2, Week 3, Update

St Thomas Aquinas School Springwood Turns 95!, Cross Country, Mothers’ Day Stall, Student Awards, Cuppa & Chat, Prayer Booklets and Prayer Kits, Mini Vinnies Knitting Tutors Needed, Sr Monica and Home Visits

  Term 1, Week 9, Newsletter 2016

Happy 80th Birthday Sister Monica, School Holy Week Ceremonies, School Opal Card Update, NAPLAN Tests for Years 3 and 5, Student Awards, Love One Another Awards, 95th Anniversary Photograph

  Term 1, Week 9, Newsletter 2016

Happy 80th Birthday Sister Monica, School Holy Week Ceremonies, School Opal Card Update, NAPLAN Tests for Years 3 and 5, Student Awards, Love One Another Awards, 95th Anniversary Photograph

  Term 1, Week 6, Newsletter 2016

SRC Induction, STA Student Achievement, Staff Development Day, Student Awards, 2016 Cross Country, Parking Matters, New School Opal Card, Diary Dates

  Term 1, Week 5, Update

2016 Swimming Carnival, World Youth Day 2016 Mufti Day, Clothing Pool, Diary Dates, Welcome Mass for Families, Community Events

  Term 1, Week 3, Newsletter 2016

Welcome to STA, School Improvements, Ash Wednesday Liturgy, Playground Areas & Activities, Afternoon Procedures, Important Information for School Volunteers, Student Awards

  Newsletter, Term 4, Week 11

End of Year, Mr Viv Llewellyn Retirement, Parish News, Student Awards, Class Placement Process, Class Groupings and Teachers for 2016, FREE Movie Night at St Thomas Aquinas School

  Newsletter Insert, Term 4, Week 11, 2015

Premier's Reading Challenge, Annual School, Awards 2015

  Term 4, Week 9, Newsletter

Year 6 Excursion to St Mary Mackillop Place, New School Opal Card, Students not returning in 2016, Annual Diocesan Tuition Fees, Student Awards, Diary Dates

  Term 4, Week 5, Update

Catholic Mission, Student Awards, St Columba’s & Mini Vinnies students, Christmas Concert & Pageant, Book Fair 2015 , Kindergarten 2016 Orientation, New School Opal Card

  Term 4, Week 4, Newsletter

Crazy Sock Day, Year 3 Excursion to Taronga Zoo, The Resilience Doughnut, Student Awards, 2016 Parramatta Diocesan Team Sports Trials, Fitlab @ STA, Stage 3 Senior Cricket Team Success

  Term 4, Week 2 Update

CEDP Student Attendance Guidelines, Student Awards, Cool Kids Anxiety Support Program at STA, Community News

  Term 3, Week 10 Newsletter

Grandparents Day, Wakakirri Awards Night, Walkathon, Student Awards, Student Sporting Success, Sacramental News - Confirmation, Penrith Netball Gala Day, Uniform Changeover, Students Not Returning for 2016

  Term 3, Week 6 Newsletter

Diocesan Medal of Honour - Sr Monica Armstrong, Book Week Parade, Creative Arts – Wakakirri, Principal’s Australian Pilgrimage, Vietnam Veterans Annual Parade and Memorial Service, School Photos, Student Awards

  Term 3, Week 4, Update

Student Awards, 2015 School Sports Carnival, Christmas Fundraiser, STA Craft Group, Parish Pastoral Assembly

  Term 3, Week 1 Update

Sports CSrnival, Student Awards, Wakakirri 2015, Book Club, Hardcopy Newsletters, Diary Dates

  Term 2, Week 10, Newsletter

Family Learning Conferences, Winmalee Cup, Kindergarten Enrolment 2016, Staff News, Captivate Showcase 2015, Student Awards, School Banking

  Term 2, Week 7 Update

Student Awards, Family Learning Conferences, Captivate Tickets, Diocesan Works Fund Appeal, St Thomas Aquinas Skoolbag App, Hardcopy Newsletters, Diary Dates

  Term 2, Week 6 Newsletter

Year 6 Camp, Sister Monica in Port Pirie South Australia, Kindergarten 2016 Enrolments, Student Awards, Love One Another Award, Pentecost, Student Safety on School Site,

  Term 2, Week 4, Update

Student Awards, Parramatta Diocesan Cross Country Success, Principal’s Morning Tea, Missioning, Enrolments for 2016 and Open Days,

  Term 2, Week 3, Update

Student Awards, Enrolments for 2016 and Open Days, Student Sporting Success, Skoolbag App, St Columba’s Catholic College – Year 7 2016 Enrolments, Diary Dates

  Term 2, Week 2, Newsletter

Enrolments for 2016 and Open Days, Combined Schools Anzac Centenary Commemoration, Springwood ANZAC Day March and Wreath-laying Ceremony, School Learning Goals 2015

  Term 1, Week 10, Newsletter

Holy Week Commemoration Liturgies, Parish Easter Celebrations, Summer to Winter Uniform Changeover, Staff Development Day, Enrolments for 2016 and Open Days, St Thomas Aquinas Skoolbag App

  Term 1, Week 8, Update

Foundation Day 2015, Student Awards, Prayers of Praise for Year 4, St Thomas Aquinas Skoolbag App, Parking Matters – URGENT!, Book Club

  Term 1, Week 7, Newsletter

SRC Induction, New STA Skoolbag Communication App, Autumn Fair & Fundraising, Quality Catholic Schooling Survey, Kindergarten 2016 – Enrolment Period Now Open, Student Awards, Springwood Foundation Day Parade

  Term 1, Week 5,Update

Student Awards, Parking Matters, Smartphone School to Parent Communication, School Fee Matters, Lost Property, Clothing Pool

  Term 1, Week 4 Newsletter

Opening School Mass 2015, Sincere Condolences to the Dyer Family, New Electronic Communication Sign, Newly Purchased Technology, Parent Communication App – Skoolbag, Anti-Bullying Focus

  Term 1, Week 2,Update

Welcome New Students K-­6, Staff News, Swimming Carnival 2015, Meet the Teacher, School Improvements and Resourcing, Opening School Mass 2015, Numeracy & Literacy Interviews, 2015 School Fees

  Term 4, Week 11, Newsletter

Christmas Concert, Annual Award Ceremony, Year 6 Graduation, Commendations for Our Retiring Teachers, Assessment Interview – 2015 MAI Testing, Premiers Reading Challenge 2014, Diary Dates

  Term 4, Week 9, Update

Christmas Concert 2014, Principal’s Morning Tea for Effort in Learning, Student Awards, Staffing 2015, Lost Property, Diary Dates, Community News, Counselling Course for Parents

  Term 4, Week 7, Newsletter

Christmas Concert 2014, Class Placements 2015, Book Club, Bus Travel for Students in Year 3, 2015, Lost Property, Student Awards, Kindergarten 2015 Orientation Visits

  Term 4, Week 5, Update

Kindergarten 2015 Orientation, Bus Travel for Students Entering Year 3 2015, 2014 Book Fair, Student Awards, Community News

  Term 4, Week 3, Newsletter

Thanksgiving Ceremony, Student Awards, Autumn Fair Craft Group, Student Sporting Success, Students Not Returning for 2015, Diary Dates, Parish News

  Term 4, Week 1, Update

Thanksgiving Ceremony, Kindergarten 2015 Parent Information Evening, Kindergarten 2015 Orientation, Students not returning in 2015, Family Portrait Fundraiser, Parish News

  Term 3, Week 10, Newsletter

Staff Development Day, Thanksgiving Ceremony, Class Awards, Principal’s Morning Tea for Effort in Learning, Students Not Returning for 2015, Family Portrait Day – Saturday 25 October – Save the date

  Term 3, Week 9 Update

Catholic Schools Creative Arts Expo, Winter/Summer Uniform Changeover, Lost Property, School Fees, Bush Dance – Saturday 13 September, Pupil free Day

  Term 3, Week 8, Newsletter

Mulch and BBQ Day, Foodbank of NSW Acknowledgement, Combined Catholic Schools Creative Arts Expo, Principal’s Morning Tea for Effort in Learning, Year 6 Voice of Youth Competition, Parish Bush Dance

  Term 3, Week 6 Update

Blue Mountains Vietnam Veterans Day, School Gardens Mulching Day & BBQ, Book Club, Diary Dates, Community News

  Term 3, Week 5, Newsletter

Grandparents' Day, Bledilsloe Cup Visit, Vietnam Veterans’ and Associated Forces Memorial Day, Jeans for Genes Day. Creative Arts Expo, Book Week 2014, Clothing Pool

  Term 3, Week 4 Update

Grandparents' Day, Class Awards, Bledisloe Cup Visit, Pedestrian Safety, Community News, Diary Dates

  Term 3, Week 2, Newsletter

Peter Kearney - Free Concert this Saturday at STA, STA Sports Carnival, School Photographs, Student Awards, Italian Forum, Book Club, Grandparents Day – Thursday 7 August

  Term 2, Week 9 Update

Student Awards, Family Learning Conferences, Clothing Pool – Helpers Needed, Principal’s Morning Tea for Effort in Learning, School Photos

  Term 2, Week 9 Newsletter

Staff Development Day, Biggest Morning Tea, Kindergarten Enrolments 2015, Mini Vinnies Knitting, Principal's Morning Tea for Effort in Learning, Captivate Performances

  Term 2, Week 6 Update

Pentecost Liturgy, Staff Development Day, Principal's Morning Tea for Effort in Learning, Awards, Diary Dates, Community News

  Term 2, Week 4 Newsletter

Year 6 Camp, AFL After-school Program, ear 7 2015 Enrolments – St Columba’s High School, ATAPS: Bushfire Recovery, Creative Arts Expo, St Vincent de Paul Winter Appeal – Knitters needed

  Term 2, Week 3 Newsletter

Autumn Fair, Polair and Blue Mountains Emergency Services Visit, St Vincent de Paul Winter Appeal – Knitters needed, Kindergarten 2015 – Enrolment Period, School Tours, Sacramental Program - Confirmation

  Term 2, Week 1 Update

Autumn Fair, ANZAC Day, Royal Couple Visit Winmalee, Diocesan Cross Country, Student Awards, NAPLAN Testing, Diary Dates, Staff Development Day

  Term 4, Week 11 Newsletter

Springwood Foundation Day Parade, Holy Week Liturgies, Summer to Winter Uniform Changeover, ANZAC Day March, Pol Air Visit, Student Awards

  Autumn Fair News 8

Latest News, Second-hand Books & Puzzles, Cake Competition, Working Bees

  Term 1, Week 10 Update

Autumn Fair, Student Awards, Foundation Day, Diary Dates, Mufti Day

  Autumn Fair News 7

Donations this week include cake mixes. On line booking for volunteers is now available.

  Term 1 Week 2 Newsletter

New Staff, Storm Birds ? Professional Learning/Pupil Free Day, School Improvements and Resourcing, Relocation of School Library Learning Centre, Student Awards, Numeracy & Literacy Interviews, Swimming Carnival,

  Term 1 Week 4 Update

Pupil Free Day, Student Awards, 2014 Swimming Carnival, 2014 Parramatta Diocesan Team Representatives, Parents Visiting the School, Afternoon Wet Weather Pick Up, Diary Dates

  Term 1 Week 6 Newsletter

Ash Wednesday and Lent, Student Representative Council Induction, Stormbirds Training For Teachers, Catholic Schools Creative Arts Expo, Catholic Schools Week, Anzac Day March and Wreath-­laying,

  Term 1 Week 8 Newsletter Insert

Insert for Week 8's Newsletter

  Term 1 Week 8 Newsletter

Catholic Schools Week, Autumn Fair, Visit by the NSW Education Minister, Quality Catholic Schools Survey, NAPLAN, STA Drama/Literacy Program, Student Awards, Love One Another Awards, Author Visit, Kindergarten 2015 Enrolment

  Autumn Fair News 6

This week: Donation request for Prizes for Amusement Games/Show Bags/Lucky Dips and the Chocolate Wheel, Next Autumn Fair Meeting Monday 24 March 2014.

  Autumn Fair News 5

This week: Donation request for lollies, Working Bee and next Autumn Fair Meeting.

  Autumn Fair News 4

This week: Wrapped Chocolates! This includes any wrapped chocolates from Roses, Ferraros, Cherry Ripes, Boasts Bars, Freddo Frogs etc. These wrapped chocolates will be used in the Mother’s Day Stall, Showbags and Chocolate Wheel gift packs.

  Autumn Fair News 3

This week: Donation request (Drinks/chips/ chocolates - brand names only please), Autumn Fair Meeting cancelled, Next meeting - Monday 24 March.

  Autumn Fair News 2

This week: Donation requests (Brand new tea cups or ceramic mugs to be used & decorated for Mother’s Day Stall), Donations Calendar, Autumn Fair Meetings

  Autumn Fair News 1

This week: Request for donations (unwanted gifts from Christmas or other toys appropriate for showboats), first Autumn Fair meeting Thursday 20 Feb 2014, Whiteboard updates