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24th July 2015                                    Term 3, Week 2             

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Upcoming Events & Dates to Remember

MONDAY, 27th July (Day 1)

Staff Briefing 8.30am Year 11 2016 Subject Information Day      Year 7 & 9 ACA NAPLAN P1&2

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Principal's Message

Year 7-10 Award Ceremony

Congratulations to all the recipients of academic awards which were handed out at the Year 7-10 Award Ceremony last Friday. I am always impressed by the level of commitment our students show to their studies and the Award Ceremony reflected this. While the majority of students received application awards the following students achieved either a Gold or Green Award for …

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Yr11 2016 Interview Bookings

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 29th July in the College Library To book you interview please go to and enter the following code: CODE FOR INTERVIEWS:    77PEM Bookings open at 9.00am on Thursday 23rd July and close at 9.00am Monday 27th July.  

Useful websites: Here you will find many useful resources …

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Year 10 team trumps the da Vinci Decathlon

On Tuesday, 21st July, 17 SJRC students travelled to St Columba Anglican School (Port Macquarie) for the inaugural Year 9, 10 & 11 Mid North Coast da Vinci Decathlon.  Throughout the day, students worked collaboratively, to solve various challenges across a range of academic disciplines, including; Science, Creative Producers, English, Philosophy, Mathematics, Engineering, Art and Poetry, Cartography, Code Breaking and …

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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

Listen to Dr Anita Heiss' & students from SJRC speaking on ABC Local Radio....

During her visit last week, Dr Anita Heiss was interviewed by Cameron Marshall from ABC Local Radio along with some of our students. She had some very complimentary things to say about our students, our Library, and the way in which we value reading here at …

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Careers News 

Camden Haven Future Options Careers Expo

This week, all of Year 12 attended a comprehensive Expo at Camden Haven High School showcasing Training and Education options for post-HSC consideration. There was a vast range of Universities, Private Education Providers, TAFE, statutory bodies and so forth. Students were prepared with relevant questions to ask, and were enthusiastic participants in this very …

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Great gathering & social night for Year 7 mums

Thank you to the Year 7 mums who came to the Tapas night last Friday. It was a great evening out and everyone enjoyed the opportunity to meet other parents.

There will be another evening organised later in Term 3 for those who were unable to make this last get together.

Stephanie Pepper, Organiser

Borrowed Uniform Items

We have a supply of uniform items that students borrow in cases of emergency or in the event of a forgotten item. Unfortunately many items have not been returned. Students who have borrowed uniform items this year are asked to return these items to Mrs Carol Avery or the College office.

As mentioned in last week's newsletter, outstanding borrowed uniform items will now be billed to your College account.

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Animals on College grounds

Dear Parents & Guardians It has been brought to my attention that some parents are bringing their dogs onto school grounds when delivering to, or collecting children from, school. Some of these dogs are large breeds, un-muzzled and often given to children to handle ......

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Uniform Shop

SJRC UNIFORM SHOP Open on Wednesdays from 2.45pm - 3.45pm  

Joprim's  Unifrom Shop Winter Opening Hours – June, July & August

• Monday:  Closed,      

• TuesdayFriday: 12:30pm – 4:30pm

• Saturday: 09:00am – 12:00pm    

phone: 6584 1076    Read more.

2015 SJRC Athletics Carnival Report

2015 SJRC Athletics Carnival Report

On Tuesday the 14th of July we ran our annual athletics carnival on our school ovals.  We were blessed with a beautiful day, although a little crisp to start.  The prize was the CC Adams Shield which is awarded to the winning House. The day began with the first of six rotations. All students competed in the 100m, 200m, Javelin, Shot Putt, …

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