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The St Stephen’s School Crest The School Crest includes the symbols of The Uniting Church in Australia. It illustrates our commitment to be part of the witness of the Church in the community and to provide a caring Christian community.

Mission

Learning today for tomorrow with heads, hearts and hands.

Motto

Server God, serve one another.

The Dove

speaks of our reconciliation with God and the peace that brings us.

The Cross

speaks of Christ’s sacrifice, because of God’s infinite love for us.

The Sunrise represents the resurrection, which assures us that Jesus is the Son of God. The Flames

of pentecostal fire remind us that the Holy Spirit is active in the life of the School.

The Bowl

represents our call to serve, also described in The Motto. “Serve God, Serve One Another.”

The Thorns

remind us that service to God sometimes has a cost – as St Stephen, the first Christian martyr found.

Houses Alethea (Al-eth-ay-ah) Truth House colour – Red

Timae (Tim-ay-ah) Honour House colour – Blue

Carana (Car-ah-nah) Joy House colour – Yellow

PO Box 68, Greenwood WA 6924 Email: admin@ststephens.wa.edu.au Telephone: 08 9246 3466

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Website: www.ststephens.wa.edu.au Facsimile: 08 9243 1028

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ST STEPHEN’S SCHOOL SONG To To To To

live for truth, to give for love raise our eyes to heights above share the hope that God has shown know His Son and make Him known

This is our dream - it’s what we share Our vision’s high - we’ll keep it there And as we grow, our steps are sure We’ll give our hearts, our best, our all, we will endure. To work for peace in how we live To learn to care and to forgive To share the gifts given to us With open hearts, learning to trust This is our dream - it’s what we share To serve our God and one another And as we learn from day to day We’ll seek the Light which guides our path, we’ll know the way. This is our dream - it’s what we share Our vision’s high - we’ll keep it there And as we grow, our steps are sure We’ll give our hearts, our best, our all, we will endure.

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Members of this School have respect for property They have a responsibility to ... • • • •

Take care of their own property. Have their property clearly identified. Leave other people’s property alone. Take care of property on loan (eg sporting equipment, library books).

Examples of responsible behaviour

• Handing in lost property. • Offering to replace equipment if it is damaged. • Returning borrowed property to lenders.

Examples of irresponsible behaviour

• Stealing others’ property. • Deliberately hiding or misplacing others’ property. • Mistreating borrowed property or equipment.

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Members of this School participate in the School’s decision-making process They have a responsibility to ...

• Ensure their group is adequately represented (eg Primary Captains, Student Affair Committee ). • Support the efforts of representatives. • Consider recommendations carefully and positively. • Inform others of discussions and decisions. • Support decisions and policies.

Examples of responsible behaviour • • • •

Offering constructive ideas to representatives. Accepting School decisions. Finding out the views of others before making decisions. Volunteering to assist with implementing policies and decisions.

Examples of irresponsible behaviour

• Failing to discuss issues relating to decisions. • Being ill-informed about decision-making in the School. • Ridiculing the efforts of representatives and volunteers.

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Members of this School work in an attractive and healthy setting. They have a responsibility to ... • • • • • •

Take care of buildings, equipment and environment. Take care of grounds and gardens (eg trees, lawns, seats). Dispose of litter correctly. Notify appropriate people when damage occurs or is noticed. Promote environmental awareness. Behave in a safe manner at School.

Examples of responsible behaviour • • • • •

Cleaning up rooms/areas after use. Informing authorities of damage/vandalism. Avoiding damage to garden beds. Encouraging others to respect the environment. Acting safely in buildings and on pathways.

Examples of irresponsible behaviour • • • • • • •

Leaving work areas in disarray. Damaging equipment and/or trees, garden beds and lawns. Spitting or smoking. Littering. Running or throwing things in inappropriate areas. Throwing balls in an inappropriate area or manner. Throwing inappropriate objects (eg sticks, stones, erasers).

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