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26th June 2015                                    Term 2, Week 10             

Welcome reader: 

As Term 2 concludes, it is timely to remind families to check your child's College uniform meets our College uniform requirements which can be found on our website

The staff at SJRC wish all students and their families a safe and restful break.

Students return for Term 3 on Monday, 13th July 2015 in winter uniform.

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Principal's Message

Street Retreat

Last week, I had the pleasure of attending the Street Retreat in Brisbane along with six wonderful students who were ambassadors for our College. Jack Steinmetz, Taylor Lo Monaco, Katherine Martin, Gus McPhail, Lewis McKecknie and Mary Shelley. Street Retreat enables our students to engage with many people who live on "the edges" in Australian society. Through this …

Read more.      about SJRC students who visited Emmanus Nursing home


Assistant Principal- Curriculum 


Today our Year 10 students received a booklet giving them information about subject selection for Year 11. I would encourage students and parents to familiarise themselves with this information over the next 2 weeks so they are in a position to make wise decisions about subjects for Year 11. Early next term students will …

Read more.    about the Year 11 Study Seminar

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News from the Leader of Catechesis and School Evangelisation 

Year 11 Mass This week the Year 11 students celebrated a beautiful Mass in our College Chapel with Fr. James and our special guest, Sister Marjorie. The focus of the liturgy was on reaching out to others and making the world a better place through the work of our hands. Students who had attended the Street Retreat in Brisbane last …

Read more.   about the Farewell to Jordan Hodge

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Thank you- SJRC students help Westmead Children's Hospital

The College would like to congratulate Casey Burgess, Grace Keys and Sophie Newman and pass on the thanks of Westmead Children's Hospital. The girls decided to raise money for the Children's Hospital to try and help children with cancer. They organised and ran a cake sale and raised $234.35 The hospital writes, "thank you so much for your donation. It …

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Pen 2 Paper

News from the Leader of English

Pen 2 Paper Junior Writer’s Group 2015

Starts in Term 3 On the back of a very successful trip to Sydney in May for the Young Writer’s Festival and the popularity of Pen 2 Paper last year, we are happy to announce the start of Pen 2 Paper in Term  …

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News from the Leader of Mathematics 

State of Origin Vs Maths

For us Maths teachers, it has been quite entertaining to see the State of Origin competing with Maths for headlines in the papers recently. Maybe a slight exaggeration, however, in case you are one of the few who read the back pages and missed the articles about Maths, it centred on which course gains the …

Read more.  about the structure of Mathematics at SJRC


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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Creative Arts News- Senior Soiree

Congratulations to our very talented Year 11 Music, Visual Arts, Drama and Dance students for another wonderful Senior Soirée this week. Many thanks to Mr Kelly and the Year 12 Hospitality students for the delicious treats and to Ms Hamlin for running the coffee shop. Thank you to the family and friends of our college community for sharing the evening, and your talented children with …

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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.  

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Careers News 


June 29 – Macleay College Career Taster Day – Event Management, Marketing, Advertising, Journalism, PR, Travel & Tourism June 30 – Macleay College Career Taster Day – Real Estate & Marketing, Advertising & Sports Business, Journalism & Event Management July 23 – “Future Options” Expo at Camden Haven High School – Year 12 compulsory event “Successful Transitions” …

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2015 Year 9 & 10 Sport Elective Choices

Term 3- Year 9 & 10 Sport Elective Choices

The sport selection program will open on Wednesday the 15th July (Term 3, Week 1) morning at 6.00am and close on Thursday the 16th July at 3:00pm.  It is first in best dressed - students only need to make one choice. Year 9 & 10 Sport Elective Choices

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2015 Athletics Carnival Invite

2015 Athletics Carnival Invite

Our annual athletics carnival will be held on Tuesday the 14th July 2015 (Term 3, week 1).  Any interested parents are very welcome to attend as spectators.  With so many staff on site we are right as far as officials go.  A program is at the link below, with times for each event and age group. Program

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2015 7-10 Football Gala Day

7-10 Football Gala Day

Congratulations to our boys and girls 7-10 Football teams.  The boys finished seventh and the girls lost the final in a penalty shoot out.  More information from our coaches soon. Thanks Mr. Morson & Miss Tamblyn.

2015 CCC touch Selection Trial Reports

2015 CCC touch Selection Trial Reports

OPEN BOYS The boys met and trained together late Monday afternoon in Port Macquarie to prepare for what is always a challenging carnival full of talented touch teams. The team bonded well and enjoyed their time together and throughout the tournament showed many of their touch skills. While not making the semi-finals the team were competitive in all their games …

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