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14th August 2015                                    Term 3, Week 5           

Welcome reader: 

Bookings for Parent / Teacher interviews for Years 7, 8 , 9 & 11 are open until 10.00am on Monday 17th August 2015 - You'll find the booking code required in the full article below.

Are you interested in being a prayer sponsor for one or many of our HSC students? See News from our Leader of Catechesis and School Evangelisation for more details.

Upcoming Events & Dates to Remember

MONDAY, 17th August (Day 6) Year 7-9 & Year 11 Parent Teacher Interviews in Hall 4.00pm-7.30pm-  SAPSS Jazz Band in Performing Arts Centre 4.00pm-5.30pm Homework Hub in Library 3.15pm-4.30pm

TUESDAY, 18th August (Day 7) Saxaphone Ensemble in PAC 8.00am-8.45am Vocal Group Rehearsal in C2 8.30am-9.10am Homework Hub in Library 3.15pm-5.00pm …

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Curry night invite

Principal's Message 

In this week’s newsletter I draw your attention to an invitation from our Parent Assembly Cluster Organiser, Peta Rourke to attend an initial gathering on Friday, 21st of August. Peta and our Parent Consultative Representative, Stephanie Pepper are currently investigating new ways of parents engaging as part of the College community. I believe St Joseph’s Regional College does a very good …

Read more  ..... about HSC Creative Arts Night.          

Parent teacher interiviews

Semester 2- Parent-Teacher Interviews,

Monday 17th August 2015 for Years 7, 8, 9 & 11


St Joseph’s Regional College will hold Parent-Teacher Interviews on Monday 17th August from 4.00pm - 7.30pm in the College Hall. These interviews provide an opportunity to discuss your child’s progress since the issuing of their Half-Yearly Report. Parents may also book interviews for Year 11 students with subject teachers (if required). A reminder that Year 11 students …

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News from the Leader of Catechesis and School Evangelisation 

St Vincent de Paul Sleep Out This year the Vinnies sleep out is being hosted by MacKillop College on Friday, 14th August. SJRC have hosted this the last two years and have had a great response from students. This is a wonderful opportunity for students to understand the struggles of being homeless. A variety of activities and speakers are planned …

Read more  ....about how you can become a prayer sponsor for our HSC students.


News from our Parish

Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA)

Have you ever wondered if Jesus is calling you to a closer relationship with him? Are you over 18 years of age and interested in becoming a Catholic? Do you know someone who is interested in learning more about the Catholic faith? Do you want to learn more about the Catholic faith? The Rite …

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TAS News

Year 10 Graphics Technology   -   Architectural Drawing Module

Students have just completed a module on Architecture and have actively engaged in the considerations that architects experience and the processes involved, including the development of land, design, creation of solutions for client needs with the mastery of the Autodesk-Revit Architecture software, which is a professional suit used commercially by architectural companies. …

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Yr 9 & 10 Visual Arts Excursion

Last Friday, Years 9 and 10 elective Visual Arts students braved the cold at 4.00am to head down the highway to Sydney to visit the Art Gallery of New South Wales. Students were privileged to witnessed some incredible exhibitions such as the Archibald, Sulman, Wynne, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and the permanent collections on display. It was such a great …

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SAPSS Band Concert - Tuesday, 18th August at 6.00pm

All families are welcome to attend the SAPSS Band Concent being held in the SJRC PAC. Let us showcase all the wonderful music that was rehearsed at the camp last week. 

Contact Mrs Sharon Green at the College office for further information.


Library News 

Second hand book stall During our Upbeat Music festival on August 28th, we will be selling second hand books to raise money for the Indigenous Literacy Foundation. We would welcome any donations to sell at that stall. Any unsold items will be made available to St Agnes Primary School to sell at their market day, or will be boxed up to …

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Careers News 


August 15 – Macquarie University Global Leadership Entry Program – applications close August 22 – University of Newcastle Open Day – Callahan Campus August 26 – Ellen Fleeton from Southern Cross University to visit over lunchtime August 28 – Hastings District Flying Club Scholarship applications close. August 28 – University of Wollongong Early Admission program – applications close …

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Books & Good Quality 2nd hand Clothing wanted for 'UpBeat' 

We are in need of your unwanted books, and good quality 2nd hand clothing which will be sold at the 'UpBeat' Festival. 

Donations can be dropped of at the College office or students can take them directly to Karen Bale in the Library.

ACARA data collection

Data collection Privacy Notice

ACARA has requested we supply certain student background data. Please contact the College office by Wednesday, 19th August 2015 if you any objections to your personal information being collected. For further details, please click on the image. Appearance  

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