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FREE DRESS DAY - 31 MAY
Please bring a donation for the Tombola or Side Show Alley stalls as payment for wearing free dress.
All donations need to be new items. Examples could include hair accessories, stickers, matchbox car, balloons, tattoos, notebook and pen, wrapped lollies or chocolates, bouncy balls, soap with face washer, perfume, candles, jewellery, bath salts, nail polish, makeup, lip gloss, screw driver, tape measure, calculator, stationery, party favour items, small new toys or whatever you would like to have a chance of winning. We are asking that all donations be placed in a snap lock bag and please specify which class you are from. All donations are to be left at the school office.
AWARD NOMINEES ANNOUNCED
- QKR INNOVATION SEMINAR
Recently the award nominees for the Qkr Innovation Seminar were announced and we are very proud that Our Lady of Lourdes has been nominated for TWO awards - Most Active Uniform Shop 2016 and Fastest Growing School 2016 - Active Users. A huge CONGRATULATIONS and THANKYOU to Debbie Johnson and her team for managing and marketing this app and THANK YOU to all of the OLOL parents who have taken this method of payment on-board. Qkr is a quick and easy parent payment method for purchasing uniforms, tuckshop items and paying for events such as sport and camps. It also gives you instant receipts and keeps these on record. If you haven't used the Qkr app before and would like to know more you can find the Qkr link in the SchoolBag app (very easy to set up and use).
On Wednesday lunchtimes, some students in Years 4 - 6 have been participating in TOM club. TOM stands for Tournament of Minds, a problem solving and creative thinking competition. Each week we have been working on skills to strengthen our team work and cooperation, imaginative solutions, and time management. This week teams had to develop an article of clothing for a survival uniform. There were some great built in devices among them.
P & F NEWS
Are you interested in helping to organise the Twilight Market? We are holding a meeting on Saturday 21 May at the Calamvale Central Coffee Club at 2.00 pm and would welcome anyone who is interested, has ideas or is just willing to help. No previous experience is necessary. Please contact Karen on 0403 113 194 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for further details.
P & F Meeting
Please be aware that the next P & F meeting will be held on Thursday 26 May at 8:45 am in the staff room and NOT Thursday 19 as noted in the Calendar. As usual everyone is welcome.
The refurbishment of OLOL Church is under way. The church has been emptied in preparation of this work and to allow for items to be restored. Masses are now taking place in the Paloma Centrein the Paloma Centre.
UPCOMING EVENTS - TRIVIA (Saturday 28 May)
This much anticipated evening, hosted by Phillip Moses in the auditorium, will be held on Saturday 28 May 7pm. This is a great (and cheap) evening out - organize a table of 6-8 or be organized into a group. Everyone brings their own nibbles and drinks and entry is only $10 per person. Decide on a table theme and you could win best dressed table. A form is included in the newsletter, please fill in and return into the P&F slot at the office.
2017 PREP ENROLMENT INTERVIEWS
I have begun Prep Enrolment Interviews for the 2017 Prep Classes. If you have a child who was born between 1 July 2011 and 30 June 2012 they are eligible for enrolment for Prep 2017. If you have not already completed an Application for Prep Enrolment Form please download one here and send it to our Office. Should you have any questions please contact our Enrolment Secretary, Debbie Johnson.
60 KM OXFAM TRAIL WALK
This year four members of our staff, Mrs Franklin, Mrs Banks, Mr Casey and Ms Bell, are tackling the 60 km Oxfam Trail Walk. The event, held in June, is a major feat of endurance as the 60km have to be walked in a maximum of 24 hours following a path through Mt Nebo, Brisbane Forest Park and finishing on the Summit on top of Mt Coot-tha using fire trails. We would appreciate any support the community is willing to offer. The team’s web page for donations is https://trailwalker.oxfam.org.au/my/team/25274 or donations can be made by seeing one of the team members.
Our Lady of Lourdes
Prep to Year 6
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.
The next tour of the School will be Tuesday 7th June at 9am.
Please click here to access Enrolment forms or for more information, please contact the Enrolments Officer Debbie on 3345 0700 or email