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Dates to Remember

Term 2 Week 4

Thursday 19 May

  • PP- Yr. 6 Cross Country Carnival @ James Miller Oval 12:50-2:30pm

Friday 20 May

  • Fathering Project Dads & Kids Bowling Event

Saturday 21 May

  • P & F Parent Sundowner @ 6:30pm

Term 2 Week 5

Tuesday 24 May

  • Interschool Cross Country Training Yrs. 3-6 @ 7:50am
  • Kindy 2024 Interviews
  • Sofcrosse Clinics Yrs 4-6
  • Winter Sports Yrs. 5/6

Wednesday 25 May

  • Kindy 2024 Interviews

Thursday 26 May

  • Kindy 2024 Interviews
  • Sofcrosse Clinics – Yrs. 4-6

Friday 27 May

  • ASCS Cross Country Yrs. 3-6 @ Tompkins Park 9am-11:50am
  • Kindy – Year 2 Movie Night 5:30pm-7:00pm

A Message from the Principal

Dear Parents and Caregivers,

It has been a busy couple of weeks here at SPX.

Travelling Mary

This month, our ‘Travelling Mary’ statue has been making her way around the school, spending time in each classroom. During her stay, our staff and students prayed the Rosary together and reflected on the significance of our Blessed Mother in our Catholic faith.

As the month of May slowly draws to a close, it would be a wonderful opportunity for families to come together to pray the Rosary and call upon Mary to pray to Jesus for your family’s intentions.


Well done to our Year 3 and Year 5 students for participating in the online NAPLAN assessments. You all maintained a sense of calm during the assessment period and applied yourselves wholeheartedly which is all anyone could ask of you.

Cross Country

Good luck to all our students who will be participating in the Cross Country tomorrow. All those early morning training sessions have finally culminated to the big event. Let’s just pray for clear skies!! I know that regardless of the weather, you will all do yourselves, your family and our school proud by putting in your best effort and living out our SEARCH values. Encourage one another and be proud of your achievements, irrespective of what place you come. Thank you to Mrs Matthews for the time you have devoted to preparing the students and coordinating the event.

COVID Update

Self-reporting Portal:

A big thank you to our parents who have informed the school of any COVID-19 positive cases in their family and filled out the form on the CEWA Self-Reporting Portal. Any COVID positive students must isolate for the mandated seven days and remain home until they are well and free of symptoms. Parents must also report their child’s positive RAT to WA Health.

If a household member has tested positive to COVID-19 but your child has tested negative, please indicate this via the Self-Reporting Portal to further support our school in the management of COVID-19. Continue to administer a RAT for your child at the start of each day, for the required seven days, and encourage your child to wear a mask to school during that time.

Rapid Antigen Tests

This morning, the last of our government donated RATs were delivered. Each family is welcome to come and collect a box of 20 RATs from the Office.

If your child is displaying symptoms please keep them home until they fully recover, even if they return a negative RAT.

Year 2 Assembly

Congratulations to our Year 2s for presenting an entertaining and educational Assembly item on Superheroes. You all spoke with confidence and clearly articulated how St Pius X students can be superheroes by living out our school’s SEARCH values. Thank you to Ms Christian and Miss Punch for preparing and assisting the students.

God bless,

Melissa Vranjes

School News

Fathering Project Dads & Kids Event

We look forward to seeing the dads and kids who have RSVP at the Super Bowl in Melville (248 Stock Road) at 6pm on Friday 18th May.

We have booked 1 game per person. Last chance to book will be Thursday afternoon.

Please remember to bring socks.  If you wish to have dinner, there is a café available.

Mike Cain will be arriving early and arranging payment ($15 per person if arriving before 6pm) and dads will reimburse him on the night.

If you plan on cancelling, please inform Mike Cain on 0417922843 by lunchtime on Friday.

P & F Sundowner Event

The P & F’s first social event of the year will be held at The Como on Saturday evening commencing at 6:30pm.  Tickets can be purchased through Quickcliq until tomorrow Thursday 19th May.  It would be great to see as many of you there.

Sport News

PP-Year 6 Cross Country Carnival this Thursday 19 May
Please wear your house colour and come along to cheer on our students as they run the cross country event, commencing 12.50pm at James Miller Reserve.
Seating will be in the grandstand, with students asked to sit with their classes for the duration of the carnival. Please read information on the email sent last week regarding the event. We look forward to seeing you all there!

ASCS Cross Country Carnival Friday 27 May Years 3-6
The interschool event will be held at Tompkins Park, Attadale between 9:20am – 11.50am, for the Year 3-6 Interschool Team. This will be the girls and boys who place in the top 6 at the school carnival this Thursday. The Interschool Team will be announced at assembly. Parents are invited to join us at the carnival to support our St Pius X team.

Linda Matthews

Physical Education

P & F Events

P & F Events

Scholastic Book Club
Issue 4

Scholastic Book Club Ordering

Scholastic Book Club Organiser