CANA CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOL Principal: Mrs Carmen Blatti
46 Banchory Avenue, HILLSIDE, Vic., 3037
R.E.C. / Deputy: Sr. Judith
Phone: (03) 8390-9200 Fax: (03) 8390 9241 Parish Priest: Fr. O’Reilly
Sacred Heart/Emmaus Mass Times:
Saturday 5:30 (SH) 7:00 (Emmaus),
Sunday 8:00am, 10:15am, 11:30am (SH)
Friday 20th July 2012 9:00am (Emmaus),
As a faith community let us pray for these children in Year 4 who are making
their First Holy Communion this weekend.
May God Bless each child as they grow in their faith and participate more
fully in our Catholic faith celebrations
Rhys Simmons, Daniel McNaughton, Matthew Costa, Joshua Calleja, Ebony
Borg, Alex Sandham, Jake Morgan, Cassie Farrugia, Abbey Zahra, Alexandra
Sawyer, Daniel Mifsud, Joshua Grubisa, Darcy Pitman, Alana Caligari, Olivia
Strappazon, Joshua Forti, Tomas Nov, Jacob Camilleri, Luke Sammut, Olivia
Scerri, Alana Mercieca, Daniel Dalli, Kiara Amenta and Ebony Peronace.
Grandparents’ Day Morning Tea
In Celebration of the Feast Day of St. Joachim & St. Anne –
Celebration dates are :
For children with surnames beginning with A – K, - Wednesday 25th July 2012 at 9.15am –
For children with surnames beginning with L – Z - Thursday 26th July 2012 at 9.15am - 10.30am.
We are asking each family to send a plate of finger food on the day their grandparent/s will be visiting.
Where possible, it would be appreciated if food were placed on a disposable plate, cut and ready for
serving. Food to be left in school hall before school. Food suggestions listed:
GRADES 4, 5 AND 6. Please supply SWEETS
(E.g. sliced tea cakes, lamingtons, muffins, scones, pancakes, biscuits, etc.)
GRADES: PREP, 1, 2 AND 3. Please supply SAVOURIES
(E.g. sandwiches, cheese platter, crackers and dip, croissants, fruit platter, etc.)
Thank you for your continued support in helping to provide a memorable Morning Tea to celebrate and
thank the special role grandparents play in our children’s lives. Cana Social Committee.
Parish Dance TONIGHT “HEROES”
Tickets sold at the door – Hope to see many of you tonight! BYO everything .
Sat 21st / Sun 22nd Confirmation Mass of Blessing
FEAST DAY OF ST JOACHIM AND ST ANNE (See
Wed 25 Thur 26 Grandparent’s of Jesus
9.15am – 10.30 am 9.15 am gather in school hall for a special reflection followed by a
classroom visit then a special shared morning tea in the school hall.
Looking forward to seeing you .
Sat 28 CANA Bunnings Taylors Lakes B.B.Q Fundraiser 9:00 – 3:00 pm
First Communions being held at Sacred Heart Church 5:30 pm
Emmaus Church 7:00 pm
Sun 29th First Communion being held at Sacred Heart Church 10:15 am
Weds 1st and Thurs. 2nd Grade 5 Chats
Sat. 4th and Sun 5th Mass of Blessing – Reconciliation Grade 3
Sat. 4th Grade 3 and 5 Working Bee 9.00 am – 11.00 am
Mon 6th and Tue 7th Grade 1 Chats
Mon. 6th Parish Fair Committee Meeting 7.30 pm
Weds. 8th Feast Day of St Mary of the Cross – Special celebrations planned
Thursday 9th Fundraising Meeting 7.30 pm
Thursday 9th Cana preps visiting Emmaus Preps at Emmaus
Weds. 15th Feast of the Assumption of Mary into Heaven 11.15am Mass
Thursday 16th RE Night for Prep to 2 Families ‘Godly Play’ ( Details to follow)
Friday 17th Cana School Disco Night ( Details to follow)
Sat. 18th / Sun 19th Mass of Blessing- Confirmation - Grade 6
Weds. 22 /23 Grade 2 Chats
Mon. 27 – Fri 31 BOOK WEEK AT CANA
Fathers Day - twilight gathering (Details to follow)
Mass of Blessing – Reconciliation Grade 3
Sat. 1st / Sun 2nd
Reconciliation Family Days held at Sacred Heart School Hall
Mon 3rd Parish Fair Meeting. 7:00 Sacred Heart School
Tues. 4th Cana Maintenance Committee Meeting 7.30 Staff Room
Parent Teacher Interviews – early finish ( Details to follow)
‘CANA ART SHOW’
Sat 8th / Sun 9th Reconciliation Family Days held at Sacred Heart School Hall
Tues. 11th Grade 5 students invited to visit CRC Caroline Springs A.M.only
Weds. 12th 5.00 – 7.00
( Details to follow) CANA CELEBRATES ‘CULTURAL DIVERSITY’
Sat 15th/Sun 16th Mass of Blessing - Confirmation
Sat. 15th Grade 4 Working Bee 9.00 am – 11.00am
Mon 17th / Tue. 18th Grade 6 Reflection Days – Mary Mackillop Centre
Weds. 19th Finance / Education Board Meeting held at Cana School
Friday 21st End of Term 3
Monday 8th October Beginning of term 4
Cana School Website
This week on the website:
Make sure you have subscribed to our new email subscription newsletter “Cana E-News”
(follow the link on the homepage to subscribe) – First edition released VERY SOON!
Weekly Newsletters are now available from the News and Events section
ATTENTION ALL HEROES!
Come one come all to the PARISH FAIR MIDYEAR DISCO. Dust your dancing shoes off and
come on down to the “HEROES” themed disco. Come dressed in your favourite sporting, comic
or historical hero or just be yourself….tickets will be available at the door so bring along
anyone you’d like to “get down and boogie with!!!”
Hot dogs and drinks will be available
When: Friday 20th July 2012 Time: 7pm -10pm Where: CRC St Albans
Price: $4 each per ticket School age and adults . Children under 5 FREE
SECOND HAND UNIFORM SHOP will be open every Wednesday between 2:30 and 3:30pm.
Please note that sales will now take place in the HALL. Stock is growing, plenty to choose from.
Don’t hesitate in bringing in your pre loved uniforms between these times.
EARN AND LEARN – To date we have 18.000 points. Great Work everyone! We have until August
12th to finalize our coupons so make sure all cards are filled and returned. Well done to all so far!!!
Grade 5 Parent Chats, please excuse error made in your notices. The correct dates are
Wednesday 1st of August and Thursday 2nd of August.
SOCIAL COMMITTEE MEETINGS - (7.30 STAFF ROOM)
TERM Meeting Date Event Discussion Leaders
FOUR 28th Nov School Sports Carnival SharleneKerseboom /Cathy Zahra
TBA Orientation Afternoon Michelle Scicluna / Cathy Zahra
FUNDRAISING COMMITTEE MEETINGS - (7.30 STAFF ROOM)
TERM Meeting Date Activity / Discussion/Arrangements
THREE 9th August Discussion/Update – Disco/Tony’s Pies/Shopping tour
Four 9th October Discussion/Update – future planning
MASS SCHEDULE TERM 3
The children and teachers have enjoyed having parents visit the classrooms over the past term. We look
forward to continuing warm visits and responses to seeing the children in their classrooms.
Tuesday 24 July 2P
Tuesday 31st July 1G
Tuesday 7th August 4H
Wednesday 15th August Feast Day of the Assumption of Mary into Heaven 2C
Tuesday 21st August 5C
Tuesday 28th August 2A
Tuesday 4th September Prep M
Tuesday 11th September 5K
Tuesday 18th September 4W
The following dates are provided to help with your home schedules and plans.
July 24th / 25th Grade 3
August 1st and 2nd Grade 5
August 6th and 7th Grade 1
August 22nd and 23rd Grade 2
*** November 13th Families with children in grade 2 and 5 (2012). Meeting to discuss
Commitment Mass and the Sacraments in the following year. Details
closer to the time
WORKING BEES - ARRANGEMENTS 2012
TERM MAINTENANCE COMMITTEE WORKING BEE DATES GRADE
7.30 in Staffroom
THREE Sat. 4th August Grade 3&5
Tuesday 4 September Sat.15th September Grade 4
FOUR Tuesday 16th October Sat. 27th October Grade 6
December Dates TBA