2013 4 April

TO                          :               ALL PARENTS

DATE                     :               20 March 2013

SUBJECT               :               Circular to parents – April 2013

CIRCULAR NO.   :               April 2013

 

  1. Kelulusan Pelepasan Cukai Kepada Penderma Di Bawah Subseksyen 44(6) Akta Cukai Pendapatan 1967

1.1          The Inland Revenue Department has given tax-exemption status to St. Joseph’s Private School for donations towards the Building Fund received from 01.12.2012 to 30.11.2015.

1.2          Lembaga Hasil Dalam Negeri, Malaysia letter Ref. LHDN 01/35/42/51/179-6.7371 dated 22 Nov 2012 refers.

1.3          Parents who wish to donate to the St. Joseph’s Private School Building Fund will be issued with a receipt which will enable them to file for tax deduction from their total income.

 

  1. First School Examination 2013

2.1          The First School Examination for Transition, Form 1 and 2 will begin on Wednesday 10 April 2013 and end on Wednesday 17 April 2013. Primary 1, 2 and 3 will begin their examination on Thursday 11 to Wednesday 17 April 2013.

2.2          Timetables for the examination have been issued to all students concerned on Friday 15 March 2013. Kindly ensure that your children spend sufficient time revising for the examination.

2.3          All extra-curricular activities (ECA) will be suspended from Monday 8 April to Friday 19 April 2013 to give more time for your children to do their revision for the examination. All ECA will resume from 22 April 2013.

2.4          The Chinese Examination for Form 1 will be held on 3 and 8 April and for Form 2 on 4 and 9 April 2013.

2.5          Dismissal times during the examination period (10-17 April 2013) are as follows:

Primary 1, 2 and 3                            –              12:00 noon

Transition, Form 1 and 2                –              12:30 p.m.

 

  1. School Report Cards

3.1          Report cards for the Frist School Examination will be issued to students on Monday 29 April 2013.

3.2          All report cards must be signed by the parents and returned to the class teachers by Monday 6 May 2013.

 

  1. Parents – Teachers Interview (PTI) – (Transition, Form 1 and 2)

4.1          Two Parents-Teachers Interviews (PTI) are scheduled for the year 2013.

  1. i) 2 (Thursday) and 3 (Friday) May 2013
  2. ii) 27 (Tuesday) and 28 (Wednesday) August 2013

4.2          Teachers will normally contact parents with whom they wish to discuss matters on the first day.  Parents may make appointments to meet teachers on the second day.

4.3          Parents who wish to discuss the progress of their children with teachers (on 3 May) may call the secretary Ms. Nancy Ong, Tel. 414575 to make an appointment.

4.4          Parents are encouraged at other times to liaise with the class teachers concerning the studies, conduct, attendance and welfare of their children, but please make appointment with the secretary.

 

  1. Food for your Children                   

5.1          Parents who bring food for their children during lunch are kindly requested to leave the food on the tables as indicated.

5.2          Do not disturb the canteen as they are busy preparing lunch for our students.

 

  1. Important Dates

23.03.2013           Saturday              –              Term 1 Holidays begin

24.03.2013           Sunday                 –              Palm Sunday

28.03.2013           Thursday             –              Holy Thursday

29.03.2013           Friday                    –              Good Friday (Public Holiday)

(Fasting and Abstinence)

30.03.2013           Saturday              –              Holy Saturday

31.03.2013           Sunday                 –              Easter Sunday

01.04.2013           Monday               –              Term 2 begins

05.04.2013           Friday                    –              Last Day for payment of fees (2nd Term)

09.04.2013           Tuesday               –              University NSW Computer Skills competition

10.04.2013           Wednesday        –              First School Exams until 17.04.2013

Staff meeting

(No ECA/ Chinese Class)

22.04.2013           Monday               –              ECA resumes

23.04.2013           Tuesday               –              University of New South Wales Science Competition

Art competition (Secondary school)

29.04.2013           Monday               –              Report Card Day

30.04.2013           Tuesday               –              Closing date for admission to Form 1 (2014)

 

St. Joseph’s Private School – education beyond the ordinary.

 

………………………….

GERALD LEE

Director

St. Joseph’s Private School

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