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11th September 2015               Term 3, Week 9         

Welcome reader: 

We ask that you continue to keep our Year 11 students in your prayers as they complete their End of Preliminary exams next week. Please contact the College if you are absent for any reason from your exam.  Following is the link to the exam timetable. 

Upcoming Events & Dates to Remember

MONDAY, 14th September (Day 6) Regional Jazz Band in Performing Arts Centre 3.30pm-5.00pm Homework Hub in Library 3.15pm-4.30pm

TUESDAY, 15th September (Day 7) Saxaphone Ensemble in PAC 8.00am-8.45am Year 12 Photos 8.30am Vocal Group Rehearsal in C2 8.30am-9.10am Homework Hub in Library 3.15pm-5.00pm

WEDNESDAY, 16th September (Day 8) College Assembly SAPSS Jazz Band in Performing Arts Centre 7.30am-8.45am …

Read more about important dates and events coming up at SJRC.

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Principal's Message 


During the coming week our College will farewell the Year 12 students of 2015.  This year a total of 104 students will graduate from our College. Preparations have been underway for the formal celebrations. Parents and family members are encouraged to attend where possible to celebrate this great milestone in these young peoples’ lives. …

Read more about important dates for Year 12, Staff Long Service Awards, Year 8 SWR camp & Students departing our College.


News from the Leader of Catechesis and School Evangelisation 

Proclaim Pilgrimage Walk

“ Someone who goes on a pilgrimage prays with their feet and experiences with all their senses that their entire life is one long journey with God.” (Youcat #276)

This Friday and Saturday 40 year 10 students from MacKillop College and St Joseph’s Regional College will embark on a pilgrimage walk from Crescent Head to Port Macquarie …

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Prayer Sponsors for Year 12 Students

This week I spoke to Year 12 students about filling in their HSC timetable so that prayer sponsors can be given the information. Prayer sponsors are members of our parish community, primary schools and staff who wish to prayer for students as they prepare and sit their HSC exams.

Ms Nora Swain
Leader of Catechesis and School Evangelisation

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Year 12 Studies of Religion 

Jewish Wedding Re-enactment

As part of their study of Judaism students in Year 12 learn about a significant practice or ritual in the religion and how it expresses the principal beliefs. On Thursday, 10th September Mr Jennings’s 2unit SOR class hosted their re-enactment of the Jewish Wedding ceremony in order to engage further with the theological understanding of this ceremony. …

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Creative Arts News

HSC Students 'OnStage' Nominations

A huge congratulations to Kathleen Fingleton and Christopher Treeves who both received nominations for "OnStage" for their HSC individual drama performances. OnStage features outstanding Drama performances from the previous years Higher School Certificate and just getting nominated is a very high achievement . We wish them both luck in the submission of their individual performances to …

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Library News 

Indigenous Literacy Foundation During the visit in June by Dr Anita Heiss, and again at Upbeat, monies were collected specifically to donate to the Indigenous Literacy Foundation. It is my great pleasure to announce that $332.60 was raised across these two events and has been paid to the Foundation. St Joseph's Regional College should be very proud of their contribution …

Read more poems written by students for Natinal Literacy & Numeracy Week. 'The Open Door'

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Careers News


September 12 – Australian International Aviation College Open Day at Port Macquarie Airport September 15 – Applications close for Boarding Kennel Assistant at Tallowood Boarding Lodge

September 30 – On-time applications to UAC close November 23 – Applications close for Medical Receptionist position at Greenmeadows Medical Link to Australian Universities Open Days 2015   ALUMNI As some …

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Homework Hub

Homework Hub

The “Homework Hub” was established to provide students with a chance to complete set work and study away from the distractions that can occur at home. It takes place in the library on the following times: Monday and Wednesday:  3.15pm to 4.30pm Tuesday and Thursday:  3.15pm to 5.00pm and Friday:  3.15pm to 4.00pm.   Attendance is voluntary and is under …

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Immunisation Clinic 2015

TERM 4        Thursday, 8th October 2015 Year 7         

HPV – dose 3 all students - dose 1 or 2 for students that missed the clinics in term 1 & 2,

Varicella – Catch-up for students that missed the clinic in term 2, 

Boostrix – Catch-up for students that missed the clinics in term 1 & 2 Year …

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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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