On Wednesday 26th November at 6:00 pm we will be holding our Christmas Concert in the Penola Centre. Brisbane songwriter and performer, Michael Mangan, will be leading our concert this year and it promises to be a lovely night for our families. It is estimated that the concert should be concluded soon after 7:00 pm.
ST VINCENT DE PAUL CHRISTMAS APPEAL
I'm sure that many of you have begun to prepare for the upcoming Christmas season. As we make our own preparations we are encouraged to think of those who may be doing it tough.
This year, once again, the Our Lady of Lourdes School community will be collecting items for Christmas hampers which will be distributed by the St Vincent de Paul Society. Please send along non-perishable food items for these Christmas hampers. As well as everyday grocery items, you are encouraged to send along some special Christmas treats e.g. Christmas pudding, tinned hams, Christmas cake, confectionary, snacks and other special delicacies. These items will be collected during our school assembly each Monday until the end of term. Items brought to school on other days will be stored in the classroom until Monday's assembly. Thank you for your generosity.
THE LAST DAY OF 2014 SCHOOL YEAR- SCHOOL CLOSES AT 12:00 NOON
At Assembly last Monday I asked the children how they would be getting home from school on the last day of school. The reason for asking this question is that Friday 5th December is the one and only day of the school year where we finish early. School finishes on Friday 5th December at 12:00 noon. Teachers will man the 3 usual Pick Up areas from 12:00pm to 12:20pm. After that until 12:30pm students can be collected from outside the School Office. All students are to be collected before 12:30pm. There will be no teacher at the bus stop outside the church on this day. The Outside School Hours Care is running a special program from 12:00pm on that Friday but parents must book a spot for their child/children in advance. Please inform your child/children how they will be getting home on that day to ensure they know.
Our Lady of Lourdes
Prep to Year 6
Limited vacancies available in some year levels for 2015
School closes 5th December for the year
Enrolments for Round 1 interviews for
Prep 2016 close 2nd March 2015
We are committed to providing a quality Catholic education in both academic and social fields. Our facilities include: Refurbished and well equipped airconditioned classrooms, swimming pool; modern library, Performing Arts Centre with auditorium.
Please click here to access Enrolment forms or for more information, please contact the Enrolments Officer Debbie on 3345 0700 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
OLOL SWIMMING CARNIVALS
The end of the year has arrived and is bringing with it the Our Lady of Lourdes Swimming Carnival held at the Sunnybank Swimming Club. Like last year, there will be one carnival with the 8 – 13yrs all swimming on Tuesday 2nd December. The 8 and 9 years carnival will begin at 9:00am and finish at around 11am. The 10 – 13yrs swimmers will then be taken to the pool for their events. The Age Champion and Runner Up medals will be presented on Wednesday 3rd December at 1:45pm.
2015 SACRAMENTAL PROGRAM - REMINDER
Families who have children in Year 3 and upwards next year are invited to celebrate the Sacraments of Reconciliation, Eucharist and Confirmation. Please access the Parish website on olol.com.au and visit the "Sacramental Program" under the heading "Sacraments". Alternatively, you can access the Parish website by using this link.
The program will begin with an interview with Sister Stella. You will need to phone the Parish Office on 3345 3766 to arrange your interview. Interviews start at the beginning of November. Please contact the parish office soon to ensure that you get the time which suits you best.
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