Jesus, King of flesh and blood, teach us what it means to be human, to find divine life in our own lives of flesh and blood. Help us to see you, to be moved by you, to give our lives to the only King worthy of them, for you are Lord. Amen.
(Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe – November 26)
If your child is not returning to Xavier in 2024, with the exception of Year 6 students, could you please inform the Office in writing by Friday 24 November. It is a government requirement that you advise Xavier of the new school your child will be attending.
It’s with a sense of sadness that we farewell Mrs Rist who has chosen to resign from her position as the school’s Social Worker. On behalf of the school community, thank you, Mrs Rist, for the outstanding contribution you have made to this community over the past 5 years. We wish you all the very best for your future endeavours.
Remembrance Day Prayer Service
Thank you to Miss Gumina, Miss Aquino and the Year 3 Blue class for leading the school in this year’s Remembrance Day prayer service. It was a wonderful ceremony acknowledging such an important day on the calendar.
Congratulations to Mrs Rist who is our final MJR Award recipient for the year. She was nominated by members of the school community for “Displaying MJR qualities that assist in servicing our school community. Mrs Rist always greets everyone with a smile and gives of her time willingly to help others. She has gone above and beyond in assisting those in need and is a wonderful example of a WESTIE. Congratulations on your award, Mrs Rist! “
Xavier Feast Day celebrations
On Friday 1 December, the school will celebrate the Feast of Saint Francis Xavier. At 9am, Year 4 Gold will lead the whole school in the Saint Francis Xavier Feast Day Mass. After Recess, the students will participate in various activities facilitated by the P&F.
The Kindy classes will be holding their combined Nativity on Monday 27 November at 9.15am. Kindy parents are most welcome to attend.
End of Year Reports
End of year reports will be sent home via SeeSaw to all families on Wednesday 6 December. Thank you to all the class teachers in advance for the time and effort they have put into writing and grading each student’s report.
As there are only 3 weeks until the end of the school year, this is a reminder to all families that payment of outstanding school fees must be finalised as soon as possible. The payment of fees is part of the contract of enrolment and is essential for the efficient financial management of the school. Please do not hesitate in contacting myself or Finance Officer, Rosa Bicknell if you would like to discuss your child’s school fees.
The school’s end of year Carols Night is fast approaching with all the students from K-Yr. 6 performing a Christmas themed song on the night. The concert will be held on Thursday 30 November from 6:00pm. Families are most welcome to arrive early and enjoy a BYO picnic together before the concert commences.
2024 Kindergarten Parent Information Evening
On Monday 27 November at 6.30pm, there will be an information evening for parents whose child will be commencing Kindergarten in 2024. This is an important meeting, as information regarding the kindergarten program will be presented. An email has been sent to all families regarding this event as well as information pertaining to the Transition Day on Wednesday 6 December.
This year’s Big Breakfast will be held on Thursday 30 November commencing at 7.45am in the Undercover Area. Thank you to the parents who assist with the Breakfast Club for once again providing this wonderful opportunity for our community.
4-Year-Old Kindy Interviews 2024
The 2024 Kindy enrolment interviews are continuing to be held with Leadership. The interview process has been a wonderful opportunity for us to meet families, their child and to answer any questions they may have about the school or the 4-Year-Old Kindy program.
Annual General Meeting
This year’s AGM will occur next Wednesday 22 November at 7pm. It is hoped that parents will consider nominating for the P&F and/or School Advisory Council positions that have become available. Please click on the button below to complete the nomination form. All nominations must be submitted by this coming Monday 20 November.