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28th May
Aldi BBQ 10am to 2pm


29th May

Borobi Commonwealth Games
Mascot Visit 9am-9.30am


1st June
Liturgy of the Word (Yr2)


6th June
P&F Meeting 7pm


8th June
Prep Excursion


13th & 14th June
Book Fair


15th June
Liturgy of the Word (Prep)


16th June
Athletics Carnival


23rd June

Last day of Term 2


10th July

Classes resume for Term 3

 

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Welcome to the website of Mother Teresa School

Click here to view our Vision and Mission StatementOurs is a new school built by Brisbane Catholic Education in response to the need for a Catholic Primary School in the rapidly growing Ormeau area. We are situated on Eggersdorf Road, which is the main road leading off exit 45 on the M1 Motorway.

Our school offers classes from Prep to Year 6. The plan for Mother Teresa’s is to become a three stream school, with an eventual population of between 500 and 600 students. 

Why Mother Teresa?
Our school is named in honour of Mother Teresa of Calcutta, whose life was dedicated to the betterment of others. Mother Teresa often said that a worthwhile life is one that is lived in the service of others. It is this notion of servant leadership that we hope to instil in our children. Service to
others in the modern world involves key elements such as:

  • Conservation of our environment for future generations.
  • Using skills to build communities by building positive relationships.
  • Developing high academic standards to maximise our talents for the good of the community
  • Developing and sharing recreational, sporting and artistic skills to enrich our world.

As a member of the Archdiocese of Brisbane Catholic Education, we take up the challenge of education to Teach, Challenge and Transform.

We encourage any and all parents who are interested in learning more about our wonderful school and the fantastic opportunities it can offer your family, to contact us and come in for a tour of the school, so you can see these things for yourself!

Mr Peter Kerrins
Principal


Community News......

SACRAMENTAL PROGRAM
Please keep the children involved in the current Sacramental Program in your prayers as they prepare to receive the Sacrament of First Communion at St Patrick’s this term.

Please let the school office know if your child is preparing to receive the Sacraments at another Parish so that we can also include them in our prayers.

The Sacramental Program for Confirmation is beginning with a general information session for parents about sacramental preparation, presented by Carole Danby from Evangelisation Brisbane, 22nd June 2017, 6:30pm or 11th July 2017, 6:30pm, at St Patrick’s Catholic Church Beenleigh.

Parents who intend to enrol their children for Confirmation preparation for 2017 are asked to attend one of these sessions, which will explain the important dates & times in regards to the sacramental program. Please be aware that only Baptised children 8 years and older are able to commence the Sacramental Program this year. For further information please contact the St Patrick’s Parish Office on 3287 2282.

SIMULTANEOUS STORYTIME
On Wednesday 24 May, we will be joining with over 520,000 children at over 3,500 locations across Australia at 11.00am and reading The Cow Tripped Over the Moon by Tony Wilson and Laura Wood.

National Simultaneous Storytime:

~ promotes the value of reading and literacy;
~ promotes the value and fun of books and
~ promotes an Australian writer and publisher

The Prep and Year 1 students will be completing an activity that compliments the story.

BOROBI COMMONWEALTH GAMES MASCOT VISIT
On Monday the 29th of May, we are excited to welcome the 2018 Commonwealth Games Mascot, Borobi, to our school. We will have a special whole school assembly at 9am where students will be part of an interactive stage show. Parents are invited to join us for this assembly.

READ ALOUD MONTH OF MAY
May is the month to read aloud to anyone that will listen.  Year 1 students will be given an opportunity to take part in a Reading competition for May. They have been given a bookmark that needs to be signed by a parent or caregiver that they read aloud with each day this month. They are to return their signed book-mark at the end of the month and go into the draw to win a prize.

PREP 2018 ENROLMENTS
If you child's birthdate is between 1/7/2012 – 30/6/2013 they are eligible to commence Prep in 2017. We are currently taking enrolments for Prep 2018. If your child is eligible to commence Prep in 2018 please complete an Enrolment Form and return to the Administration Office along with your child's Birth Certificate, Baptism Certificate and Immunisation Records. There is a $50 non refundable Administration Fee payable on submitting these forms. Enrolment Forms are available here or from the Administration office. After your enrolment application is lodged, you will be invited to attend an enrolment interview with the Principal. A placement offer will occur after these interviews. Please note : Siblings of current students are required to complete the above process.

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