P&C News Week 5

Canteen is open tomorrow! Thank you to those who have volunteered. Next week all spots are filled, thank you.

Can parent reps please email their classes to ensure rosters are filled. Thank you.

The link to sign up is https://signup.com/go/DhXpJHh

Week 5- 12th Nov- 5ZH – filled

Week 6- 19th Nov- 1C – 3 spots vacant

Week 7- 26th Nov- 2/3D & 3FJ – 6 spots vacant

Week 8- 3rd Dec- PP2 – 3 spots vacant

Week 9- 10th Dec- 3H – 8 spots vacant

Please sign up when you can to ensure canteen can open. Your child will receive a free recess for a half shift (8.45-10.45 or 10.45-1pm) or a free lunch for a full shift (8.45-1pm). Thank you.

Book Fair is on next week!! It will run from Monday 11th Nov to Thursday 14th Nov. 8.15 to 9.15am and 2.45 to 3.45 pm. Special opening at Art’s Night 6-7pm!

See attachment below for details. This is an important P&C fundraiser for the school and a great way to get some Christmas shopping done early!

Arts Night– next Thursday 14th Nov!! There will be food and drinks to purchase on the night. Family sculpture entries are a fantastic way to get involved. Hope to see everyone there.

Mulch busy bee– the mulch on the bottom oval is needing to be spread on the slope area and the P&C are asking for volunteers to sign up for a busy bee next Sunday 17th Nov 3-5pm. The more volunteers we have, the quicker the job will be. Please sign up when the link is sent out. Volunteers will need to bring wheelbarrows, pitchforks or shovels to use.

Uniform shop– bathers sell off!

Cotton shirts are still an option for those wishing to order some.

The uniform shop is asking for donations of any old school bags and clothes to go to an overseas charity.

Swim squad season is here! Kapinara bathers on sale now at the uniform shop.
Girls Speedos – $20  Boys Speedos – $5    Boys Skins – $10    Rashies – $10

Lost property– please note that any lost property not claimed by end of term will be donated to a local charity.

End of year concert– this is now on the 5th of Dec- please note the change of date.

Year 1 cake stall is on 29th Nov after school, please support and bring some change for afternoon tea.

2020 P&C positions– please consider nominating for a position on the P&C in 2020. After many years and a huge amount of hard work, support and coordinating of events, Nic Schmidt (President) and Naomi Taylor (Vice President) will be stepping down from their roles at the end of this year. The P&C would like to thank these ladies for their fabulous contribution which has benefited the school community and our children so much. Office bearers are needed so please come along to the next P&C meeting on 26th November to find out what plans and activities you could get involved in. Please also consider nominating for class rep positions in 2020 so that these positions are filled early in the school year.


P&C News Week 10

Wishing everyone a fantastic and safe holiday break, see you back in Term 4:)

Sport news

Redhage are running basketball training again in Term 4, flyer is attached.

Coastal Tennis will be running tennis lessons in Term 4 again, see the website for contact details.

Quiz night

Thank you list – apologies for omitting Ocean Village Pharmacy from our original list of thank yous, thanks for all the support in a very successful fundraiser.


The Term 4 roster is now out, and the link to sign up is https://signup.com/go/DhXpJHh

Week 1- 15th Oct- 3H- 8 spots vacant
Week 2- 22nd Oct- 4/5P- 4 spots vacant
Week 3- 29th Oct- 2BJ- 7 spots vacant
Week 4- 5th Nov- 3FJ
Week 5- 12th Nov- 5ZH
Week 6- 19th Nov- 1C
Week 7- 26th Nov- 2/3D
Week 8- 3rd Dec- PP2
Week 9- 10th Dec- 3H

Please sign up when you can to ensure canteen can open. Your child will receive a free recess for a half shift (8.45-10.45 or 10.45-1pm) or a free lunch for a full shift (8.45-1pm). Thank you.

P&C 2020

Now is the time to start thinking about if you would like to become part of the Committee next year and help your school’s P&C to continue to be a success. To be eligible you need to attend the Term 4 meetings and let us know what position you are interested in as all positions become vacant. 

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P&C News Week 8

Sport news

Soccer is being run at Kapinara oval before school from 7.30-8.30 in Term 4, 21st October till 2nd December. Miss Burrows has kindly organised this opportunity for children from Kindy-Year 6. See attachment below for details.

Volleyball free skills training being held on the upper oval on Tuesday afternoons for 3 more weeks.


We still need one volunteer for the late shift this Thursday 12th Sept 10.45am-1pm. Your child will receive a free recess if you are able to volunteer. Please sign up with https://signup.com/go/dxrmStS

Thank you.

Cake stall

There will be a Year 3 cake stall on Friday 20th September after school. Please support this fundraiser and give your child some small change to enjoy a yummy afternoon tea.

Faction carnival

A big thank you to all the parents who assisted in the events and those who cheered and supported the students. Also thank you to all the kind parents who baked goods and assisted at the P&C stall, your help was greatly appreciated and helped raise over $800 🙂


Congratulations to Jade Arnold Eyer’s (Year 5) whose band has been asked to play at the WAM Fest in November to showcase the top 100 bands in WA.

They have also been shortlisted to play on Telethon! and have been airing on Triple J, Rage and RTR stations. Check them out


Quiz night 

A big thank you to all those who attended and supported the Kapinara Quiz night, we hope you had as much fun as we did. The night raised approx $7000!!! for our school and kids.


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Cake Stall Volunteers and Baked Goods Contributions – Faction Carnival

Hi all, 

Looking forward to seeing the kids participate in Mondays Faction Carnival, it’s shaping up to be a beautiful day, forecast 28 degrees.

We have made up a new volunteer spot with the change of date.  If you are able to contribute with baked goods or some spare time to assist in the stall is would be greatly appreciated. 

Please sign up using the link below (if you previously signed up on the Wednesday you will need to sign up again as this was deleted)


With thanks, 

Your P&C ?

P&C News Week 6

Faction Carnival

Next Wednesday 4th September. There will be a cake, toastie and coffee stall available on the day, and we need volunteers to run and contribute to the stall please sign up at https://signup.com/go/pTCmDuF

The Kapinara Quiz Night 

Friday 6th September..make sure you get your ticket and table booked and be ready for a great night! Anyone keen to join up to a table please reply to kapinarafamilies@gmail.com and we can assist, ticket sales close this Friday.

We are also calling for any unwanted gifts and items for hampers for the night. If you are able to donate any items i.e. Wine, Gourmet Foods, a Service, accommodation please leave at reception. 

A reminder that dinner is available on the night prior to the commencement of the quiz night.


The canteen will be open again this Thursday. Thank you to all the class reps for your efforts in emailing your classes and helping to fill the volunteer positions, we appreciate it:)

A reminder that the next P&C meeting is next Tuesday 3rd September at 7pm, all welcome.

Volleyball Sessions – learn and practice some new skills!

Year 4s, 5s and 6s. Parents welcome to join in and learn too.

Tuesday 3rd, 10th, 17th and 24th September.

3.15-4.15pm on the top oval.

Sessions run by Tara Banks (no registration just turn up ready to dig, set, spike).

This Friday there will be a gardening session at the Patch after drop off, anyone is welcome to join in.

Lost Property

As of this afternoon there are over 40 jumpers in ‘lost property’. In addition there are hats, lunchboxes and drink bottles 😮

We are still seeking 2 volunteers to assist in lost property management, if you can help please reply to kapinarafamilies@gmail.com. Only time required is Friday mornings for about 30 minutes.

On the forthcoming weekend there is a festival at Kings Park. If you are interested there is a URL below.


P&C News Week 5


Lately there have been several children who thought orders had been placed but who did not have orders on the system. Could families please be aware that if you do not receive a confirmation email for the child’s order then it has not gone through. Sometimes the ‘add item’ and ‘pay and place order’ buttons have been missed. Please check for the email to ensure your child’s order will be received. Thank you.

We are requiring one volunteer for the late shift this Thursday 22/8 please?

PP2 are scheduled for next week’s canteen and are struggling to fill their shifts. The canteen at this stage cannot operate next week as we have only 1 shift filled for Tuesday and 2 shifts filled for Thursday. Could anyone able to help PP2 fill the volunteering shifts please sign up using the link https://signup.com/go/dxrmStS

Please remember that canteen shifts are from 8:45-10:45am and from 10:45am-1:00pm. Parents will receive a free recess for their child(ren) if they work 1 shift or a free lunch for their child(ren) if they work 2 shifts (ie, from 8.45am-1.00pm).

Quiz Night

Go your tickets for the Quiz?
Tickets can be ordered through www.trybooking.com/BENCO

Got your platters ordered?
Orders need to be completed by this Friday 23rd, order directly from the Scarborough Sportsmens Club.

P&C News Week 4

Quiz night

13 of the 20 tables have already been sold! Make sure you organise your table and join in for a fantastic night of games, silent auction, quiz questions and fun. Fundraising is for the redevelopment of the lower oval playground AKA ‘the wobbly’. Ideas for the redevelopment are focused on nature-based playgrounds, and we need lots of support to have the necessary funds for this project. A reminder that tickets are $25 per head, with tables of 8 people ($200) to be purchased (Remember if unable to secure 8 let us know and we can find others in the same situation). To be held on Friday 6th September at 6.30pm at the Scarborough Sportmans Club, 75 Deanmore Rd, Scarborough. If anyone is able to make a donation to the silent auction please reply to this email. Thank you. Follow the link to book your table https://www.trybooking.com/BENCei

1/2 T need help to fill Thursday’s roster please! We need 1 volunteer for the early shift 8.45-10.45 and 1 for the late shift 10.45-1pm. Please remember that Years 3-6 are able to order lunch, but will not be at school for recess due to their excursion. The link is https://signup.com/go/dxrmStS

Week 5 -PP1- Tuesday 20/8 1 spot to fill; Thursday 22/8 1 spot to fill

Week 6- PP2- Tuesday 27/8 4 spots to fill; Thursday 29/8 3 spots to fill

Week 7 – 4W- Tuesday 3/9 3 spots to fill; Thursday 5/9 3 spots to fill

Week 8- 2/3 D- Tuesday 10/9 1 to fill; Thursday 12/9 2 to fill

Week 9- 6D- Tuesday 17/9 full; Thursday 19/9 3 to fill

Week 10 – 6S- Tuesday 24/9 4 to fill; Thursday 26/9 4 to fill

Uniform shop update 
Cotton only polo shirts- Cotton School Polo shirts will be available to families who would like this option Via ORDER ONLY at $32 each. There is a minimum order limit that needs to be reached for this option to go ahead. Please contact kapinara.uniform@gmail.com with, please provide sizes and quantity required. Last orders for this round is by 13th September.
Need a new faction polo shirt ?
Get into the team spirit, and look great in a new faction top. We have all sizes and factions available.
Hair Scrunchies
School hair scrunchies are now available at the Uniform shop. In school and faction colours at $4 each.
Second hand stock
We always have a moving range of second hand stock. Come have a look for something to help reuse and recycling. We are happy to receive all outgrown uniforms to add to this double good cause as all funds go towards the P&C for the school.

Other News

A Rotary talk on ‘picky eaters’ is coming up soon. See attached flyer for details.

Last chance to complete the survey regarding onsite child care at Kapinara.  Please note this is currently in very early stages of investigation and is not something that can be promised to happen, but the possibility is being addressed by the interested parties. Any outcomes will be shared with the school community as required. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/TLJMKKN

Cricket registrations are open at Wembley Districts Junior Cricket Club. wdjcc.wa.cricket.com.au

Thank you for the Year 4 & 5 parents for the fantastic cake stall the students all enjoyed last week. Close to $1000 was raised for the P&C.


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There are a lot of vacant spots on the roster for volunteers. We are needing 1 volunteer for the late shift tomorrow to help 3H please. Please volunteer your time where you can. Thank you.
Class reps for the below classes, please email your class and have volunteer positions confirmed as soon as you can, thank you.
Please go to the link below and cut and paste to sign up. Thank you for your help. https://signup.com/go/dxrmStS

Canteen Roster for Term 3:

Week 2 -3H–  Thur 6/8- 1 late shift to fill

Week 3- 1T– Tues 6/8- 3 spots to fill

                      Thursday 8/8- 2 spots to fill

Week 4- 1/2 T – Tuesday 13/8- 2 spots to fill

                          Thursday 15/8- 4 spots to fill

Week 5- PP1 – Tuesday 20/8 – 1 spot to fill

                         Thursday 22/8- 2 spots to fill

Week 6 – PP2 – Tuesday 27/8 – 4 spots to fill

                          Thursday 29/8- 4 spots to fill

Week 7 – 4W – Tuesday 3/9- 3 spots to fill

                         Thursday 5/9 – 3 spots to fill

Week 8 -2/3D (10/12th Sept)

Week 9 – 6D (17th/19th Sept)

Week 10- 6S (24th/26th Sept)

Community Patch

There will be a market stall next Friday 9th August.

Annual Kapinara P&C Quiz Night is on Friday 6th September!

Tickets will be on sale from next week. There will be tables of 8, so start organising your table and watch out for the link to ticket sales!
We are also seeking donations for prizes and silent auction items, if you have a service or goods you can offer it would be greatly appreciated in our main fundraiser for the year.  Please reply to this email if you can help out.

The WACA is hosting an All Girls Can Carnival Day on Sunday 25th August 11-3pm. It is a free event with hip hop, silent disco, yoga, cricket
activities and the Perth Scorchers meeting the girls. Boys welcome too.

Walk for Hirschsprungs Disease

Sunday 15th September 8-12 noon. The walk starts at Bold Park 9am, ending at Kings Park Synergy Playland with a barbecue starting at 11am, cooked by Jazzey from My Kitchen Rules, we will be having free face painting & sand card art workshop for the kids along with Ex West Coast Eagles Players Kasey Green & Adam Hunter Kicking an Football around with the kids. 

We have over 50 raffle prizes to be won donated by businesses all over Perth.  

Tickets are $10 per adult & $5 per child for the walk. But if people want to come to the barbecue only then it is free. Sausage sizzle is $4 for sausage & drink Raffles are $2 each or 3 for $5. 

All profits going straight to Bowel Group for Kids to help for Families going through Childhood Bowel diseases, such as Hirschsprung’s Disease. 




P&C News Week 10

Wishing all Kapinara families a restful holiday break 🙂

Annual Kapinara P&C Quiz Night

Save the Date!! Friday 6th September. Any families who are willing to help with providing items for the silent auction, please reply to this email. Thank you for your support of this fun night that is an important fundraiser for the P&C.

Canteen info

Canteen roster for Term 3

Week 1- 5Z (23rd/25th July)
Week 2- 3H (30th July/ 1st August)
Week 3- 1T (6th/8th August)
Week 4- 1/2T (13th/15th August)
Week 5 – PP1 (20/22nd August)
Week 6 – PP2 (27th/29th August)
Week 7- 4W (3/5th Sept)
Week 8 -2/3D (10/12th Sept)
Week 9 – 6D (17th/19th Sept)
Week 10- 6S (24th/26th Sept)

Class reps for the above classes, please email your class and have volunteer positions confirmed as soon as you can, thank you.
Please go to the link below and cut and paste to sign up. Thank you for your help and a special thanks to all those who have filled in last minute during Term 2 due to vacancies and sickness. https://signup.com/go/dxrmStS

Entertainment Book

Thank you to all those families who have supported our Entertainment Book fundraiser.
To those who still have their books and do not wish to purchase them, please return them to the Front Office as soon as possible.

Year 2 Cake Stall

Thank you to the Year 2 families for providing all our students with lovely treats and fundraising for the P&C.

Banking is on today in the instrumental room.

Naidoc Week is being celebrated with a NAIDOC Week Family Nature Day at Herdsman Lake Wildlife Centre (Sunday 7 July)


Sports News

Wembley Districts Junior cricket club are hosting free cricket sessions for girls at Revo sports these holidays, with a session on Thursday 17th July for girls aged 5-11. See attached flyer for details to book.

Redhage Basketball is coming to Kapinara on Friday afternoons in Term 3! Flyer is attached below. The program is open for Years 1-4.

Coastal Tennis will be returning in Term 3. Tennis lessons will be held before school on Friday mornings. Please visit the school’s page at www.coastaltennis.com.au for more information and enrolments. 

Stay safe these holidays, looking forward to seeing you in term 3 

Your P&C ?

P&C News Week 8

Lost Property

The P&C are currently seeking 2 helpers to sort and distribute lost property back to our children on Fridays. This role needs less than 1 hour of your time a week.    A big thanks to Leith and Christina for their assistance for the last few of years in this role. Pleas reply to this email  if you can help. 

Community Patch

There will be a sale of fresh organic produce after school this Friday in the quad.

School banking

All children welcome for school banking every Wednesday! It helps our kids to learn great saving habits and it also helps the school with fundraising. See the team in the instrumental room before school every Wednesday. Thanks for your support of this valuable program.


Thank you to those who have helped at the last minute in canteen these last few weeks. We have some vacant spots to help in the next 2 weeks, if you can assist classes 4/5P and 2 BJ that would be fantastic.


4/5 P- Tues June 25th- 1 spot to fill
4/5 P- Thursday 27th June – 4 spots to fill
2 BJ- Tues July 2nd- 2 spots to fill
2 BJ- Thursday 4th July- 2 spots to fill


It’s nearly end of financial year and the P&C building fund is very low after spending money on improving the canteen. Any donations from the Kapinara community are very welcome and tax deductible. The P&C account details are: BSB: 016-305. Account number: 3408-95699. Thank you 🙂

Around the School

Safety for our kids is paramount around the school, could drivers please ensure:

  • They are not accessing staff car parks for drop offs or U-turns
  • No U-turns are performed on the street surrounding the school, especially using our neighbours drive ways
  • Kiss and Drive used as prescribed, i.e moving forward, moving on around the block if your child is late for another pass

Entertainment book: 
Your eldest child should by now have brought home an inspection copy of the Entertainment Book (unless you opted not to receive one). The Entertainment Book is one of the P&C’s main fundraising activities for the year, so please take a look at the book and see what’s in it for you. The book contains hundreds of great offers across dining, retail, travel, leisure and more.
The book can be purchased as a print copy or as a digital app. You will find instructions for purchasing the book on the yellow handout which came home with the book. If you would prefer not to purchase the book, as a print copy or at all, please return it in the labelled envelope provided, to the box in the Front Office. Thank you for your support!

Disco Thank You

Thank you again to everyone who helped with the School Disco.  

The night was a huge success and it all wouldn’t have been possible without the support of the wonderful Kapinara children and their families. Special thanks to Isabelle Ropers fabulous Mum, Carolyn, who kindly donated her time and materials to face paint our kids for the night. Another big thank you to Honey and Lucy Wards parents, Mel and Chris, who very generously supplied the stunning Hollywood letter lights, they looked spectacular!

Another shout out goes to Nathan from Creative Meats at The Herdsman who provided over 350 top quality snaggers for everyone to enjoy.

One last thank you to the Floreat Surf Club and their generosity towards our event. The disco was all that more fabulous for hosting it at Floreat Surf Club. The venue is available for regular hire for parties, events and weddings. Floreat Surf Club is a great community Surf Club that would love to welcome new members into their surf lifesaving programmes. Next season opens on Sunday October 27th. Contact the club directly on 9385 9370 to enquire about their Nippers programme or to hire the main hall for events and weddings. They look forward to many more discos at Floreat SLSC.

Carolyn’s Face Painting: 0409 293 146

Mel & Chris’s Vintage Letters & Co: www.vintageletters.co

Nathan – Creative Meats: 9284 9884

Have a great day.
Your P&C ?