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19th June 2015                                    Term 2, Week 9                        www.pmreglism.catholic.edu.au 

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Lots of exciting activities are happening at SJRC, click on the 'read more' links to stay connected.

Principal's Message

As we approach the conclusion of Term 2, I would like to express my sincere thanks to staff for the many areas of extra-curricular commitments they are making while still in the process of completing students’ reports. This week alone, teachers have enriched students’ learning by taking them to excursions, Year 12 Community and Family Studies students attended an Enrichment …

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Principal Reference

Principal's Reference

Year 12 students are currently working with Mr David Lewis and Mrs Helene Golding on their Principal’s Reference applications. The Principal’s Reference is a very good resource for assisting students in gaining scholarships for universities and residential colleges, gap year and future employment, and, most importantly, encapsulating and affirming one’s overall commitment to the St Joseph’s Regional College community. …

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Student Reports & Outstanding Accounts

Accounts are now overdue. Please contact the College office to finalise your account.

Reports will be distributed to students in Week 1, of Term 3 It is College policy not to distribute reports to families with outstanding accounts. Families who may have difficulties in meeting accounts to contact our College office to discuss alternative arrangements. 

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News from the Leader of Catechesis and School Evangelisation

Year 11 Mass 

Next Tuesday, 23rd June Year 11 students will be celebrating a year group liturgy in our College Chapel at 9.00am. The theme will focus on social justice and particularly how we can make a difference in our community. Sr Majorie who runs the local soup kitchen will be our guest as we take the opportunity to present to …

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Creative Arts News

Year nine art students have been studying the form of sculpture this term. They have studied the work of English sculptor Rachel Ducker and Swiss artist Alberto Giacometti. Their task was to create a wire figurative sculpture using a plaster base and armature wire. Each student will individualise their sculpture to show an action or have their figure with more …

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News from our Leader of Technology

Internet Fair Access Policy 2015

The use of the internet is a finite resource that incurs a monthly fee. To date the school has budgeted for and absorbed these costs. With an increasing number of device users at school coupled with the updating of our internet access speed to cope with this demand, SAPSS has decided to introduce an ‘Internet …

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Library News 

Upcoming Guest  In July, the Library will be hosting Anita Heiss as part of our recognition of NAIDOC Week. NAIDOC (National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee) Week falls in the July school holidays, and we will be hosting indigenous author and academic Anita Heiss in Week 1 of Term 3. Excitement is building as we have commenced awareness sessions …

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Careers News

 UPCOMING DATES June 22 – “Discover Engineering” 5.30 pm SCAS June 23 – Year 10 University presentation in PAC June 23 “Successful Transitions” Information Night in PAC – Year 12 students and parents June 24 – Zoe James from UNE available over lunch for student enquiries June 25 – University of Newcastle Schools’ Visit Day June 29 – Macleay …

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2015 National Lead Climbing Championships

2015 National Lead Climbing Championships

Last weekend Peter & Eric Hammer attended the National Lead Climbing Championships at West End in Queensland. Results: Eric - 8th Place Peter - 11th Place. Top 8 climbers went into the finals. Nerves got the better of Eric and he slipped off the wall early in the final climb.  Unfortunately Peter did not make it to the finals, but Eric …

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2015 Diocesan Open Football Gala Day Report

2015 Diocesan Open Football Gala Day Report

Open Girls The Open Girls Football team had a successful day at the Diocesan round robin. The team consisted of; Abbey Jones, Lauren Brown, Emma Carney, Natalie Cheers, Sweta Dahal, Layni Fens, Elle Hay, Kirrilly Hughes, Marni Kennedy, Taylor LoMonaco, Tamika Quinn, Willow Rissel and Georgia White. At the conclusion of the day Regional Open Girls finished second overall, with …

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2015 Pre-carnival Athletics Events

2015 Pre-carnival Athletics Events

Due to the large number of students we won't be able to run all events on the day of the carnival.  Therefore we have scheduled a number of events for this term.  These events all count towards age championship and house points.  The events are triple jump, high jump, 400m, 800m & 1500m. High Jump has a special permission form …Read more.