Mary Immaculate Primary Newsletter

Term 1 Week 7: Monday 8th March 2021

Letter from Executive Director

Learning at MIPS

Blacktown Zone Swimming

Congratulations to theses students :


Junior Boy Champion - Lomax M

11 Years Girl Runner Up- Olivia D

ZONE RECORD- New Blacktown Zone Record 3:00.81

Junior Girls 4 x 50m Relay- Ruby D, Lillian W, Indiana O, Myeesha S

Congratulations Lomax and Olivia

Diocesan Swimming Carnival

The following students will compete at the Diocesan Swimming Carnival on Tuesday 9th March:

Hayden R, Lola R, Siyana S, Kade D, Indiana O, Ruby D, Chayse F.-S, Jamie J, Lomax M, Lillian W, Olivia D, Adam S, Jonathan C, Myeesha S, Zane W, Levie F.-S, Rosco L.

We wish them the best of luck!

Water Smart

On Monday 1st of March students from a number of grades participated in a water safety workshop. The workshop was led by Royal Life Saving NSW and provided students with safety skills which help keep them and others safe around water. Students enjoyed the sessions and received a CPR magnet along with a certificate for completing the workshop. 

Year 6 students were trained in CPR during their leadership training session. Each participant was provided with their own mini CPR Anne pack which they will be able to use when sharing their learning with peers. A special thanks to Royal Life Saving NSW for providing this vital workshop to our students. 

Get Ready for The Big Vegie Crunch!

 On Thursday 18 March at 10 am our school will be joining hundreds of schools across NSW to break the record for the most students crunching vegetables simultaneously.

 But we need your help to make it a success!

 On Thursday 18 March, please pack your child a container of vegetables (not fruit this time) for them to crunch on.

 Need some ideas?

  • carrot, celery, cucumber – cut into sticks or left whole.

  • capsicum – cut into sticks or wedges.

  • corn – raw baby corn spears or a cooked corn cob.

  • broccoli or cauliflower florets - raw or lightly cooked to keep their crunch.

  • tomatoes – small cherry tomatoes or a large tomato that can be eaten like an apple.

  • beans or snow peas - raw or lightly cooked to keep their crunch.

  • mushrooms – sliced or left whole.

  • if fresh veg isn’t possible, try canned or frozen vegetables instead.

Miss Rowena  Benjamin

Vegetable Week School Coordinator

Latest News

2021 School Fees

Payment for instalment 1 2021 fees are due by Wednesday 17th March 2021.

If you have changed details, eg. new address, email or phone number, please let us know in writing by using the “Change of Details” eForm in the Skoolbag app.

Please refer to the detailed information that was enclosed with your school fee statement for further payment options. You can accept the payment arrangement by setting up your payment plan via and selecting “flexible payment options”. 

Liz Padlan

Senior Finance Officer

Annual Diocesan Fees Schedule for 2021

Upcoming Dates

Tuesday  9th March Diocesan Swimming.
Thursday 11th March Kinder 2022 Open Day from 9:am-12pm
Wednesday 17th March

Year 3 Excursion: Hyde Park, where they will visit the ANZAC War Memorial, participate in an Aboriginal Experience and take a monument walk.  

Thursday 18th March The Big Vegie Crunch at 10am.  Please pack your child a container of vegetables for them to crunch on. 
Friday 19th March MIPS Cross Country. Note is being sent home today. 
Friday 19th MarchMufti Day. Please wear clothes and footwear appropriate for completing the cross country run. 
Friday 26th March League Stars Inspire Respect Workshop Years 3 to 6.
Thursday 1st AprilLast day of Term 1.
Friday 2nd April Good Friday.
Sunday  4th April Easter Sunday. 
Monday 19th AprilTerm 2 commences. 

Community News

Community Advertising

"Please understand we are happy to support local businesses and programmes. However, the following notices are supplied for community information.
This by no means surmounts to an endorsement by the school." (Principal, Mr Stephen Dowd)

At Mary Immaculate we communicate with parents via the free Skoolbag app that is available from both the App Store and Google Play Store. Skoolbag can be installed on any iOS (iPad or iPhone) or Android device. Downloading the app means you immediately receive updates and reminders to your mobile phone or ipad. Remember to subscribe to your child's Year Group so that you will receive messages relevant to their year.  Instructions on how to download the Skoolbag App are available via this link.