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Important Dates

 


2nd May
Labour Day Public Holiday


5th May
Cairns' Independent Cross Country
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Mother's Day stall


6th May
Mother's Day stall


7th May
Working Bee 8am - 12noon
Year 3 Parents


10th-12th May
NAPLAN


14th May
Open Morning


27th May
Under 8's Day


9th June
Years 3-6 Athletics Carnival
at Barlow Park


24th June
Last Day of Term 2


22nd July
Cairns Show Public Holiday


29th July
P-2 Athletics day


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REGULAR EVENTS

Assemblies
8.30am Wednesday -Yrs 4 to 6
8.30am Thursday - Prep to Yr3

Uniform Shop Opening Hours
Monday and Tuesday
2.45pm to 3pm

 

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St Therese's Catholic Primary School is set beneath the tropical foothills of the rapidly growing southern sector of Cairns and easily accessible to the surrounding residential communities. Within close proximity are shopping centres, secondary colleges and sporting grounds.

Our students participate in a wide range of activities and we are especially proud of our music, dance, drama and sporting programs. We encourage a healthy lifestyle through our involvement in a variety of fitness and sport activities and adopt healthy eating habits in our tuck shop.

Enrolment applications are now being taken for Prep 2016 - click here for informationSt Therese's students strive to excel through heart, spirit and mind, experiencing learning opportunities that inspire, challenge and equip students with the knowledge, skills and values for success in the 21st century. We emphasize core skills and understanding whilst integrating innovative ICT, preparing your child for the world of tomorrow. Students gain a strong sense of social and ethical issues of the modern world with guidance from the Bible and Catholic compassion.

When asking "Which school is best for my child" we hope that ours is one you consider. Please feel free to contact us for further information or to arrange a tour of our school.

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MOTHER’S DAY STALLS
On Thursday 5th and Friday 6th May there will be a stall set up in the Breezeway for children to purchase a small gift for their mum on Mother’s Day. Children can pick up a gift for mum for under $5.00. The timetable is as follows:
Thursday 5th May (Prep – Year 2)
9.00am – 9.30am - Year 1; 9.30am – 10.00am - Prep; 10.00am – 10.30am - Year 2
Please note that there will be a whole school assembly on Thursday, hence the later start for the Mother’s Day stall.
Friday 6th May (Year 3 – 6)
8.40am – 9.00am - Year 3; 9.00am – 9.20am - Year 4; 9.20 am – 9.40am - Year 5; 9.40am – 10.00am - Year 6

Edmonton memorialEDMONTON ANZAC DAY SERVICE
On Monday St Therese’s joined the Edmonton Community at the ANZAC Day march and service. A huge thank you to all Parents and Friends who joined us for the morning. St Therese’s was brilliantly represented at this event, so a huge thank you to all the students who gave up their morning to remember those who have served and continue to serve our country. A huge thank you to all the parents who gave of their time to organise and run the barbeque and cake stall.

OPEN MORNINGS
On Saturday 14th May from 9.30am, we will be welcoming prospective families to take a look around our school. We have already held one open morning on Tuesday 26th April. These Open Mornings are designed to show parents what our school looks, sounds and feels like and is a chance to really show off what a great school St Therese’s really is!

Groups of 10 or more parents and children will be welcomed in the staff room first, then will be given a tour of the school, visiting a few classes on the way, and will then finish up with a cuppa and a chat back in the staff room. If you know of any families who would like to come along to find out a little more about St Therese’s, please ask them to contact the school office for details of the Open Mornings.

PREP ENROLMENTS 2017
As we look at Prep enrolments for 2017, we have approximately 20 confirmed new families who have accepted placements so far. This term will see existing families go through the process of interviews and offers of placement, as was the process for new families in Term 1. We anticipate a full quota of Prep students enrolled for 2017, taking us up to 100 Prep students in total for next year.

WORKING BEE
We would like to invite parents of students in Year 3 to don their gardening gloves, pack up their wheelbarrows, shovels and brooms to help us out at the Term 2 Working Bee on Saturday 7th May from 8.00am to 12.00pm.

As the St Therese’s School motto says ‘Through the work of many, united as one, great things are done’, so join us in helping to make our school beautiful, take the opportunity to connect with other families and be part of a worthwhile community event. Light refreshments will be provided.

So pack your gloves, brooms and tools and volunteer to help out at a Working Bee.  We need your help.  Every bit helps!

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