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31st July 2015                                    Term 3, Week 3             

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Upcoming Events & Dates to Remember

MONDAY, 3rd August (Day 6) HSC TRIALS SAPSS Jazz Band in Performing Arts Centre 4.00pm-5.30pm Homework Hub in Library 3.15pm-4.30pm

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Principal's Message 

A Catholic Perspective 

This week I would like to sincerely thank the following key staff  members who have been involved in the preparation of the upcoming St Joseph's Regional College 'UpBeat' Music Festival. Debbie Kennaugh, Penny McKee, Tom Inatey, Bruce Smith, Nora Swain, Hannah O'Brien, Richard Battison, Jo Williams, Matt Cato, Cath Eichmann, Karen Bale, Sophie Priddis and Brooke Sheldon. It would …

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Major Awards & Prize Giving Sponsorship needed

Each year St Joseph’s Regional College holds an end-of-year Major Award Ceremony to recognise student achievement in a variety of academic, sporting and cultural areas. Without the support of sponsorship from our local community the cost of this day would render it impossible. On behalf of the College, I would like to extend an invitation to you, to become a …

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Indigenous Family BBQ

Last Friday evening the College hosted the inaugural Indigenous family BBQ. It was a great time to share a meal and spend quality time together. We would like to thank all the families, in some cases we had three generations represented and staff who braved the cold weather to join us and to Nathan Martin who assisted Mr McKee with …

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Book Collection for 'UpBeat' 

We are in need of your unwanted books, which will be sold at the 'UpBeat' Festival. 

Donations of fiction, non-fiction and children's books can be dropped of at the College office or students can take them directly to Karen Bale in the Library.

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Science Competition 2015

SJRC is able to register Years 7-10 students to take part in the Science Perfect World Series. The world series uses an online learning platform. Students have 10 days to complete as many learning activities as possible. To register interest students can click on the Science Perfect icon on the top of their Science Moodle page.

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Science News

Year 11 Chemistry students are into the home straight of their Preliminary course. Over the next few weeks they will be learning concepts and skills to help them with their HSC in 2016. Pictured here is Eric Hammer performing a serial dilution of a solution. The final flask is 1000 time more dilute than his original mixture.           


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Library News 

Term 3 Photo Competition – “Colour” To tie in with the Colour Run event happening at our Upbeat Festival on August 28, we are conducting a new Photographic Competition, with the theme “Colour”. Already entries are in, and each week we will feature one photo… this week, it’s a gorgeous sunrise at Bonny Hills, submitted by Chelsea Beecroft in Year …

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Careers News 

UPCOMING DATES August 3 –University of Wollongong Early Admission program – applications close August 5 – SRS - Applications open August 5 – University of Sydney E12 Program – applications open August 6 – University of Newcastle Open Day – Port Macquarie August 10 – Australian Catholic University Early Achievers’ program – applications open August 15 – Macquarie University …

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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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Visual Art Excursion

Stage 5 Years 9 & 10

The Visual Art excursion is on Friday 7th August (week 4) for all Year 9 and 10 art students.  We will be leaving at 4.00am and returning at approximately 9.00pm. Cost is $55.00 which will be be billed to your College account.   2015 winner of the Archibald Prize Artsist: Nigel Milsom “Judo House pt6 …

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NEW Vocal Group!  Starting Monday, 3rd August at 8.20am in Music Room C2.

For confident vocalists who can sing their own line or carry a harmony part. This awesome group is a short term project, requiring a commitment of 8 sessions.   Both male or female students are welcome.

Volunteers Needed- The college canteen is in need of some extra help. If you would like to help on any day during the week between 9.30am - 1.30pm (or even just a couple of hours in the middle of the day) please phone Mrs Jo Farthing at the College office. 

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2015 Swans Cup AFL

2015 Swans Cup AFL

The 15’s AFL team competed against MacKillop College yesterday.  Consistent team work enabled the boys to keep lead from the start and the momentum continued for 4 quarters in our forward direction.  Sharp goal kicking proved effective, with SJRC winning the day.   A couple of our best on the day were Isaac King, a stalwart in defence, and Will …

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