2018 Schools take time-out to celebrate families
28 May 2018
Schools throughout Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta took time out from their busy days of learning to celebrate their families.
The week long celebrations saw such schools as St Joseph’s Primary, Kingswood celebrate with the launch of it’s Kingswood Gallery of Fine Arts filled with family portraits for all to see.
Holy Spirit Primary, St Clair community joined together to celebrate their Family Fun Feast Day which began with a Pentecost Mass, followed by a picnic lunch and a range of family activities with all parents and extended family members.
Taylah in 4R said she liked Family Fun Day because she got to spend time with her family and rated it 5 stars out of 5.
While Victoria in 1W said she "had lots of fun with her mum" and enjoyed starting her day with coding and ending it with lots of fun and laughs.
At St Bernadette’s Primary School, Lalor Park, teachers and students dressed in green and had Catholic Care representatives Cathy Hammond and Ashleigh Green come and visit.
Our Lady of The Rosary, Kellyville capped off their week with infant and primary discos. Where a good time was had by all.
The weeklong celebrations allowed teachers and students to think about their families and how much they mean to them, while also donating money to Catholic Care which provides support services and care to individuals, families and communities in need. You can learn more at www.catholiccare.org.
02 Feb 2023
Our St Joseph's community is so excited to invite you to our first ever Junior Joeys Playgroup. This playgroup will begin next week Thursday 9th February 2023. Come and join Mrs Ali Busuttil and Miss Emma Murphy for a wonderful morning of play based learning. It is also a great opportunity for parents and caregivers to connect and learn with others. There is so much fun to be had. Please register your interest below. We are looking forward to seeing you there. https://forms.gle/11AZoczdtmcLVYsTA
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22 Jan 2023
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03 Jan 2023
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31 Dec 2022
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17 Dec 2022
As we end the school year, we said goodbye to Year 6 students and staff yesterday with a guard of honour. For those leaving St Joseph's this year, we wish them all the best for the future.