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Cross Country – 14th June, Friday

On Friday 14th June we had our annual school cross-country. After a little rain delay, the day got under way. Everyone should be congratulated on the way they ran and supported each other.

We would like to say a big thank you to the P&F for setting up and organising all the food for morning tea and lunch, the Kojonup Golf Club, for letting us use the golf course, Mr Warren Porter, for helping set up the course and all the parents and teachers who helped out on the day. An extra special thanks to Mrs Marinoni for making the day happen.

We were really impressed with how everyone ran and participated. A special mention to the champions and runners-up who were:

5/6 year old girls – Elsie Eyres, runner-up- Grace Perry

5/6 year old boys – Hudson Bellotti, runner-up – Noah sanders

7 year old girls – Charlize Sibley, runner-up – Darcie Clayton

7 year old boy – Sam Clayton, runner-up – Logan Miotti

Intermediate Girl Champion – Poppy Atkinson, runner-up –Sophie Greenup

Intermediate Boy Champion – Will Sibley, runner-up –Charlie Thorn

Senior Girl Champion – Sofia Tunui, runner-up – Chaaya Jury

Senior Boy Champion – Joshua Sanders, runner-up- Jack Leusciatti

We look forward to hosting the Interschool Cross-Country on Tuesday 2nd July at the Kojonup Golf Course

Go St Bernard’s at the Interschools!

Joshua Sanders and Sofia Tunui
Sport Captains

Look at the Gallery on the website for additional photos from the Cross Country

Oral Language Showcase at St Patrick’s Katanning

This term St Bernard’s students in Years 3, 4, 5 and 6 have been preparing for the first Oral Language Showcase at St Patrick’s Primary School in Katanning. The Oral Language Showcase took the place of the Kojonup Speech and Drama Festival which was not held this year.

Students have chosen poetry and prose readings to perform, rehearsed at school and at home, and at school some more! On Thursday 13th June the students travelled to St Patrick’s to present their work. Students selected from Year 4, 5 and 6 performed individual poetry recitals and prose readings to their year groups. All students performed beautifully and should be proud of their efforts.

At recess, students, staff and parents enjoyed a delicious morning tea provided by the St Patrick’s P&F Association. Our students then enjoyed playing outside with the children from St Patrick’s. 

After recess, students were seated in the hall for the choral speaking presentations. All of the students from St Bernard’s performed in a choral speaking presentation, including our Year 3 students. It was the first time our Year 3 and Year 4 students were involved in a Speech and Drama festival and their confidence and performances were incredible. All of St Bernard’s students really shone in the choral presentations and presented amazingly well.

Congratulations to Elizabeth Mathwin who won first place in the Year 6 Poetry section and Sofia Tunui who won first place in the Year 6 prose reading section. There was only one winner for all of the choral speaking presentations across the year levels and this went to a St Bernard’s team of students! Congratulations to Josh Sanders, Ruben Stansbury, Travis Goodall, Elizabeth Mathwin and Sofia Tunui, who performed a lively version of ‘The Three Little Pigs’.

Well done to all of our St Bernard’s performers – you should all be very proud of yourselves. Thank you to St Patrick’s staff for organising and hosting the Oral Language Showcase.

Thank you to the parents who supported their children by attending, we greatly appreciate your support.

There are more photos on the St Bernard’s Website!

Jayne Thorn
Drama Teacher

Literacy Groups in action in Year 3/4


Student Pick Up at KDHS

When collecting students at KDHS, parents are asked to park near the tennis court and walk to the bus area to collect their children.

The bus area is for buses only and parents are asked to keep this area free in the interest of child safety.


P & F News

Thankyou Ebony Macri – our new P and F secretary, these are volunteer jobs and we know everyone is super busy, thanks so much for offering your valuable time. Much appreciated.

Also, if you would like to stay up to date with P and F news, please let Admin or Leonie Smith know, so she can add you to the email list!


P & F Goods and Services Unclaimed Auction Items

If there are any unclaimed P & F Goods and Services Auction items, please contact reception. Thanks


Uniform Shop

The uniform shop will be open Friday 21st June from 8.30 – 9.00 am before the assembly for all your WINTER uniform requirements.

If you are unable to make it on the day the Uniform Shop is open, please fill out a uniform shop order form and leave it with Admin and the Uniform ladies will collate it for you.  This can then be picked up either on the Friday when uniform shop is open or from Admin.


Term 2 – Monday Morning Canteen Volunteer – Thank you Carolyn Mathwin

The Monday Morning collation of lunch orders and delivery to KDHS has kindly been taken on for Term 2 by Carolyn Mathwin, a big thankyou to Carolyn and Melissa who will help her out when she is unavailable.

Time required is from 8.30 am until all orders are collated and competed, approximately 1 hour. NO TIME IN THE KDHS CANTEEN IS REQUIRED, nor is pick up of lunches.

Please contact Administration on 9831 3500 if you would like to help with Term 3, on a regular basis or 1 off volunteering.


Canteen Specials – Term 2

Chicken Caesar Salad $5

Homemade soup (with half bread roll) $4.50 (pumpkin, chicken and veg or pea and ham)

For all updates please like School Canteen KDHS on Facebook


Term Dates

Term 2 dates are Tuesday 30th April – Friday 5th July

Term 3 dates are Tuesday 23rd July – Friday 27th September

St Bernard's

Catholic Primary School


11 Katanning Road,
Kojonup WA 6395
08 9831 3500

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