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Term 2, Issue 4, 13 May 2022
Tuesday, 17 May: Paul Litherland Social Media Parents Night
Friday, 19 May: Year 12 exams commence
Tuesday, 24 May: Tech-Savvy Parent Information Night
Friday, 27 May: Year 12 exams conclude
Wednesday, 1 June - Friday, 3 June: Year 12 Retreat
Monday, 6 June: Public Holiday WA Day
CYBER SAFETY TALK
with Australian of the Year Award Winner Paul Litherland
Are you concerned about what your child does online?
Do you have questions that you would like to be answered, but are too afraid to ask? Then the Surf Online Safe information evening is for you!
Join us on Tuesday, 17 May 2022, for a very informative evening on Cyber Safety with 2022 WA Australian of the Year, and Australia’s leading Keynote Speaker on Internet Awareness, Paul Litherland.
Please register through this link. Tickets are free of charge. Surf Online Safe
ENROLMENTS YEAR 7 2023 and Year 7 2024
Please be advised that there are only limited spots available at the College for Year 7, 2023.
We invite families who have yet to put in an enrolment application to do so as soon as possible via this link:
Applications for Year 5 students commencing Year 7 in 2024 are now open and enrolment interviews will be held in Semester 2 of this year. Please complete an application via this link: Online Application for Enrolment Form.
For Year 7 – 12, 2022 Mid-Year Entry Enrolments, please contact the Enrolments Department by phone first, as some year groups are currently at capacity.
BLAZER AND WINTER UNIFORM:
We are happy to announce that the College Blazers have arrived and are available to purchase. Please visit the Uniform Shop for further information and sizing requirements.
Also, a friendly reminder to families that as the cooler weather approaches to visit the Uniform Shop for all your winter uniform needs.
Unfortunately, COVID is still impacting delivery dates of certain items, therefore it is recommended that families get in early to avoid any disappointment.
UNIFORM SHOP OPENING HOURS:
Normal opening hours:
Tuesdays 8.00am – 3.00pm (closed for lunch 12.00pm – 1.00pm)
Thursdays, 2.30pm – 4.30pm
Please refer to the College Website Uniform Page for the Uniform Policy, Pricelist and current Uniform Shop Opening Hours.
The shop is located at Lot 101, Leisure Drive, Australind.
ABSENTEE NOTIFICATION METHODS
When a student is absent from school, it is required that on the day of the absence, a parent contacts the College before 9.30 am. A medical certificate is required if a student is absent for a period of more than three consecutive days. Contact to the College may be made by:
SMS: 0481 883 568
Phone: (08) 9720 3300, Option 2
Please state Student Name, Year, Date and Reason of Absence.
In order to enable families to stay up-to-date and informed in relation to current COVID-19 regulations, the College has created a special COVID-19 information page.
This page contains links to College correspondence, Catholic Education WA updates and F.A.Qs. To visit the page, please click here.
Our Lady of Mercy College School Breakfast Club Program started again this Term. Students have been enjoying fresh fruit and toasted sandwiches.
The popular program runs every Wednesday and Friday morning from 7.50-8.20am at the servery window outside the new Gym.
All students are welcome.
The College offers a successful tutoring program for our students during school hours and after school.
It is important that students access these extra classes to assist them in the areas where they are experiencing difficulties. If you have any questions regarding your child's need to attend these tutorials, please feel free to contact your child's teacher or Head of Year. Times and Locations can be found on our website.
CONTAINERS FOR CHANGE
Did you know that you can now be green and support the College at the same time? Simply use the ID below and the name of the College when you drop off your empty containers at participating depots.
SCHEME ID: C10374340
Money raised will go towards creating engaging spaces for students. This year, the money raised will fund the fit-out of the Year 12 Common Room.
Visit https://www.containersforchange.com.au/wa/where-to-return for locations of drop off points.