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Week 4, Term 3

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Dear Parents, I hope you are having a great week. Mission Markets: This Friday the 12 th   August we are celebrating the 26 th   anniversary of OLC and the Feast of Assumption of Mary. This year the markets will be focused on raising money for the Catholic Mission Australia. We would love the children to bring money that they have earnt from doing jobs around the house so that they can understand the value of the money they are donating. Please send your child to school with $5 in coins. Stationery: Please send in any extra supplies that your child may need for their pencil case. Specifically glue sticks, rulers and scissors. Book Week Theme Important Dates Mission Markets - Friday 12 th  August (Week 4) Book Week Dress Up – Thursday 25 th  September (Week 6) Pupil Free Day – Friday 26 th  August (Week 6) OLC Open Afternoon - Thursday 1 st  September (Week 7) School Photos – Thursday 8 th  & Friday 9th September (Week 8) OLC Athletics Carnival – Friday 16 th  September (Week 9) OLC

Term 1, Week 3

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Welcome to week 9. Congratulations to all Communicants on receiving their First Eucharist on Saturday night. They looked fantastic and were extremely reverent and respectful through out the evening. First Eucharist : We had the most amazing experience this morning celebrating Monoa, Lexi, Ayva, Caleb, Patch, Max, Adele and Isla as they received Eucharist for the first time. Merit Award: Well done to Will for receiving our classes merit award this week. Pupil Free Day : A reminder that students finish Term 1 on Thursday 7th April. Triathlon: I f your child is interested in participating, please access the following link to find out more information on how to register;  SUNSMART KIDS TRIATHLON - Busselton Festival of Triathlon We had some fantastic triathletes come to our school and speak to the students so I have seen that many are feeling rather inspired. 

Term 1, Week 7

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Good afternoon and welcome to week 7, The DCC B Grade boys had a great win on the weekend and took home the flag! It was fantastic that the next day I was privileged to go to the Eucharist Commitment mass, which was a lovely ceremony. Eucharist Commitment Mass: Thank you to all who attended on Sunday morning. It was a beautiful ceremony and Father Ian was awesome with all the students. Eucharist Mass: Saturday 26 th March: We will be celebrating this on Saturday 26th March with mass beginning at  6:00pm . Those students that are making their First Eucharist are asked to wear white or a light coloured shirt and come dressed in their Sunday best. Due to Covid restrictions, we are asking all families to restrict their numbers to 10 family members only, including the candidate. Merit Award/Star Citizen: Congratulations to Lexi lambert and Patch O’Brien for receiving a Merit award and Star Citizen respectively. Love seeing people rewarded for the hard work. Well done guys. Easter Egg Raffl

Term 1, Week 6

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Kaya and welcome to week 6. How good are short weeks haha. I hope everyone had a fantastic long weekend. Character Strength: This week we are focusing on "forgiveness."  At OLC we are focusing on modelling and observing different character strengths.  "If we do not strive to forgive and to love, we will not be forgiven and loved either" Pope Francis. First Eucharist Enrolment Mass : For those students that will be making their First Eucharist this year, we will be having our Enrollment Mass this Sunday, 13th March at beginning at 8:30am. Those candidates and their families are expected to attend. If you are unable to attend this mass, please let me know as soon as possible. We will be celebrating First Eucharist for our 4DAN candidates on Saturday 26 th   March at 6pm. Lent/Ash Wednesday: We celebrated a beautiful liturgy on Wednesday and this provided a great opportunity for the students to reflect on three elements that we are asked to focus on thr

Term 1, Week 5

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Welcome to week 5. I hope everyone survived the windy weekend. What an awesome day Sunday was. I played cricket for DCC B grade and we won so into the GF in a couple of weeks. Yeww. Ash Wednesday : On Wednesday as a group we will be celebrating a class liturgy in which we mark the start of Lent.  Students will have ashes sprinkled on the top of their heads rather than a cross placed on their forehead. Character Strength of the week Fairness. This is a great prompt for the dinner table, ask your child for times when they say fairness in action, either in themselves or others.  Fairness is treating people justly, not letting your personal feelings bias your decisions about others.  You want to give everyone a fair chance, and believe there should be equal opportunity for all, though you also realize that what is fair for one person might not be fair for another. Fairness is a cognitive judgment capacity that involves reasoning and making judgments. It involves 2 types of reasoning: J

Term 1, Week 4

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  Welcome to week 4. Character Strengths :  Dear Parents, currently at OLC we are focusing on modeling and observing different character strengths. The strengths that we will focus on are taken directly from the VIA Institute for Character. If you wanted to learn more about this please follow the link to the 24 character strengths: https://www.viacharacter.org/character-strengths This upcoming week we are looking for people who show  Curiousity . Can you encourage your child to reflect on the following? Library books : We are exchanging our Library books on a Wednesday. If the students have their Library bags back at school by Tuesday there is less chance of forgetting them the next day! Writing : We have begun working on a class setting description based on an image of a favourite place. We are currently working in the We Do model, where the students and I co-construct a setting description so they have a good example to refer back to when they move to creating their own. In the comi

Parent Information Night

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  Hi everyone,  Welcome to the 2022 parent information night for Year Four. This year it looks a little bit different due to COVID restrictions. We understand that in previous years, it might have been a bit difficult for some people to attend due to other commitments, so we are very privileged to be able to present this to you all in an online capacity. We are so excited to teach your children and have already had such a great two weeks getting to know everyone.                                  👇 Click below to access the powerpoint 👇 Year 4 Parent Information Thank you again for taking the time to go through the presentation. If you have any questions or concerns regarding the year ahead, feel free to email us.  Thank you for your ongoing support,  Mr Ben Danaher