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24th April 2015                                    Term 2, Week 1

Welcome reader: to the first edition of our new look e-newsletter.  Same great information, just in a different format. To view further information about any of the included articles just click the read more button. 

We have some exciting news we wish to share, very soon families will be able to access our new website which plays an integral part in the relationship between our College, families and staff. The user friendly website will have live and up-to-date information available at your fingertips. 

Jim Dempsey edited

Principal's Message 

Restorative Practice at St Joseph’s Regional College. This week we paid a special welcome to Adam Voigt of Real Schools Australia who commenced working with us on further developing Restorative Practices here at St Joseph’s Regional College. With 1100 students and a large staff to match, it is timely for us to revisit this very important approach to engaging …  Read more.


Protected Industrial Action: Tuesday 28th April

Dear Parents and Guardians of St Joseph's Regional College, I write to inform you of the Independent Education Union’s most recent determination to take Protected Industrial Action on Tuesday 28th of April. This effectively means that an adequate number of staff will be present at the College for limited supervision of students on the day. I would request that students …  Read more.


ANZAC Day 2015

The SRC would like to invite all students to join the College at the ANZAC Day march and wreath laying ceremony in Port Macquarie on Saturday, 25th April. We will gather for the march between 9.15am and 9.30am outside of Beau Thai Restaurant on Horton St. Students are required to wear full winter uniform (with a tie!). We would love … Read more.

African Childrens Chior

Assistant Principal- Pastoral Message

African Children's Choir In May the College has the wonderful opportunity to host the African Children's Choir. The children are aged 8-13 and travel the world for five months performing to raise money for schools and orphanages in Africa. On Monday evening 25th May the choir will be performing a singing and drumming workshop at SJRC and a concert, with …  Read more.

Yr7 2016 Enrolment Open Nights

Year 7 2016 Enrolment Open Night & Tours

Parents and students are invited to attend the Year 7 2016 Enrolment Open Nights & Tours.   If you have any enquiries please contact Michelle Reynolds in our College office. We look forward to seeing you on Monday, 27th April at 6.00pm in our College Hall.   Read more.


News from the Leader of Catechesis and School Evangelisation

Proclaim Students 2015 YEAR 11 STREET RETREAT – A PENTECOST EXPERIENCE Lismore Proclaim Students 2015 aims to provide a comprehensive continuum of Intentional Student Discipleship Programs across the Diocese for students from Year 5 to Year 12. These gatherings aim to bring Catholic secondary students together to meet like-minded peers and to celebrate and meet with other young people who …   Read more.

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Indigenous News

A reminder to parents of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students, we are holding an information session next Wednesday, 29th April at 2.00pm, regarding your child's Personalised Learning Plan (PLP). We invite you to attend and enjoy some afternoon tea and an opportunity to yarn with other parents, educators and community members.

Adrian Daley Indigenous Educational Worker   



In May 2015 the National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) will be completed in Years 3, 5, 7 and 9. NAPLAN has the support of all State and Territory Education Ministers and will assess the literacy and numeracy skills of students across Australian schools. The results of these tests will …   Read more.

Collage Library

Library News 

Digital Citizenship We aim to assist all students to become positive digital citizens. Be it researching online for an assignment, playing an on-line game with friends, commenting and communicating online or purchasing goods and services on the internet, students and parents need to be mindful of the issues concerning ethical and safe behaviour. The website listed below contains many resources, …

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News from Lismore Catholic Schools Parent Assembly

Dear parents Inspiring Parenting Conference - Free of Charge A number of FREE places are still available to parents who are interested in attending the NSW Parenting Conference jointly hosted by Lismore Catholic Schools Parent Assembly and Council of Catholic School Parents on 16th/17th May. The Conference features renowned parenting experts Michael Grose and Bruce Sullivan … Read more.

2015 Isaac Sanderson Australian Champion

2015 Isaac Sanderson Australian Champion

Congratulations to Isaac Sanderson who competed at the Australian Surf Lifesaving Championships in the school holidays on the Gold Coast.  In a field of fifty 14 year olds, Isaac won the 2km beach run, to claim his first Australian Title..... Read more.

2015 SJRC Cross Country Report

2015 SJRC Cross Country Report

With a category 1 cyclone to the south and torrential rain to the north we managed to run our annual cross country carnival on Tuesday without a hitch.  The weather was perfect and  the track was in A1 condition thanks to our groundsmen, John Sprague and Martin Loane. All 450 year 7 & 8 students ran in the morning, following … Read more.

2015 Northern NSW CCC Rugby League Team Announcement

2015 Northern NSW CCC Rugby League Team Announcement

Congratulations to Harry Hanley who was selected in the Northern NSWCCC 15s Rugby League Team, after a trial at Smithtown in term 1. Lismore Diocesan Representatives - Open & 15s Teams... Read more.

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swirl Uniform news

SJRC Uniform Shop

Open on Wednesdays from 2.45pm - 3.45pm  

Joprim are out of sport socks in sizes 2-8 and 8-11. New stock will be arriving soon...... Read more.

Mass Times

Mass Times

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