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Waste Wise Competition

Further to our announcement last week of Kapinara winning last terms Waste wise competition, the Year 5 students were present with prizes by Amanda Elizabeth, “The Shark Lady”, who gave a very interesting and entertaining talk about sharks and her work as a marine conservationist. She obviously reinforced the message of plastics in our ocean as one of the main threats to marine life. Each student got a MyEarth sandwich wrap ethically made in India, a Waste Wise School Onya bag which could be scrunched up small and attached to a school bag and a Waste Wise School pencil.  Sue Jonklaas








Containers for Change

Thank you to everyone who has been participating in Containers for Change. Our first collection has resulted in $35.10 being returned to the school which is great news for us and the environment!

Parents of Swim Squad Participants

Bold Park have advised that they are subject to contact tracing registration as of 5 December. This does not apply to children. If you normally wait for your child inside the foyer, it would be preferable for you to wait outside as you will need to scan a QR code or complete manual registration if you go inside.

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The Y Outside School Hours Care
Before School Care:         6.30am until school starts
After School Care:            School finish until 6.00pm

The Y Kapinara OSHC provides before and after school care for children from Kindergarten to Year 6. Children can play, relax and even finish their homework in the safety of the Y’s service. The Y believes children learn and grow best through play, so environments are set up to encourage children to explore, interact and enjoy both themselves and their surroundings. Each child is a piece of the Y puzzle, bringing their own personality, knowledge and excitement.

‘The Y’ have a team of qualified and passionate educators who are committed to providing a high quality and inclusive environment for all school aged children.
For more information on the service, bookings and enrolment costs please visit Kapinara Before and After School Care | the Y WA (

Even if you have not registered your child with the service, you are invited to sign up to the Kapinara YMCA mailing list to receive information about the Kapinara vacation care programs running during school holidays, student free days and early booking discounts. To do this, please send an email to      with ‘Kapinara mailing list’ as the heading (your email will not be used for any other marketing material).

Kapinara on-site phone number, contactable during 6.30-9.00am and 2.30-6.00pm – 0409 641118

The Perth Flying Squadron Yacht Club will be hosting a Junior Sailing Program aimed at 7-12 year olds during the January School Holidays. Tackers presented by SunSmart is a prefect opportunity to give sailing a go in a fun, safe and affordable environment. What better way to spend the Summer Holidays than out on the water, learning new skills and making friends?! Kids don’t need to have any sailing experience or club membership to participate. All the equipment, including the boats, is provided. For more information please contact Emily on 9386 6437 or To register please click here.

Found Powerplay hood. Please see the office.

Reunion East Manjimup Primary School is having their 50th Anniversary and eager to contact past students and staff. Please visit their webpage if interested. 


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