CHRISTMAS WISHES FROM MRS RUTTEN
I wish all our students and families a safe and faith filled Christmas and thank you sincerely for your support of St Joseph’s. Farewell to all our departing students and families, thank you for everything you have contributed to our school over the years. I look forward to seeing everyone refreshed in the New Year for an exciting 2018 starting on Monday the 22nd of January.
POWERS WEALTH INTERSCHOOL SWIM MEET
Powers Wealth Interschool Meet went ahead last week despite the rain! Congratulations to Redeemer Lutheran College for placing first with 342 points; St Joseph's second on 256 points and Biloela State School third with 194 points. Thank you to our staff, parent helpers and parent supporters who braved the cold wet conditions as well. The following students were awarded age champions: Will Allen runner up 6 yrs boys, Hayden Snell runner up 7 yrs boys, Alyssa Howe 8 yrs girls, Amy Naish 10 yrs girls, Kurt Zahnleiter runner up 11 yrs boys and Zarly Manwaring 12 yrs girls. Well Done!
LIBRARY CHRISTMAS DISPLAY
Maybe Christmas does not come from a store.....Maybe Christmas....perhaps.....means a little bit more! The Grinch. Only @ St Joseph's school library.
STATE FINALS OF THE BRISBANE INTERNATIONAL SCHOOLS CHALLENGE
Good Luck to both our Orange and Red Ball teams who are competing in the State Finals of the Brisbane International Schools Challenge during the school holidays!
HELP PRESEVE ST JOSEPH'S CATHEDRAL
Drakes now own the IGA in Biloela and are very willing to support the preservation of our beautiful St Joseph’s Cathedral in Rockhampton.
The Cathedral was recently renovated at a cost of 6.5 million dollars and it is very important for the building to be maintained. Drakes have offered to give one cent for every dollar you spend to the Cathedral Conservation Fund. This is an amazing and generous fundraiser and a huge community effort. All you have to do is simply accept a Community Dollars keytag and present it at any Drakes Supa Iga checkout when you shop – no cost to you and no cost to the Cathedral.
Keytags are available at the school office for a short time, as well as at the IGA. Be sure to give them out to your friends, family and work colleagues.
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