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30th October 2015               Term 4, Week 4         

Welcome reader: 

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You're a most welcome to join us on Wednesday night at the annual SJRC Display Night. Enjoy being entertained by Dance, Drama and Music students and also view the excellent works on display in the College hall by our TAS and Visual Arts students. See the below advert for more info.

Dates to Remember

MONDAY, 2nd November (Day 1) HSC Examinations Staff Briefing 8.30am Regional Jazz Band in Performing Arts Centre 3.30-5.00pm Homework Hub in Library 3.15pm-4.30pm TUESDAY, 3rd November (Day 2) HSC Examinations Diocesan … Read more.

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Principal's Message 

Year 11 Major Award Ceremony

On Thursday I had the pleasure of attending the Year 11 Major Award ceremony. I am always impressed by the level of commitment our students show to their studies and the Award Ceremony reflected this. Our College prayer aims to capture all that we stand for at St Joseph’s Regional College. It speaks of respect, justice, faith, …

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News from the Leader of Catechesis and School Evangelisation

One Body Many Parts

This week saw some of our Year 10 students working with residents at Emmaus Nursing Home, their task, to design Christmas cards to be used by the parish. Some great conversations were had on the topic of what is the true meaning of Christmas. As always both students and  residents had a  …  Read more.


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Young People and Risk Taking

Our Year 11 students will participate in the seminar at Port Macquarie Panthers Auditorium on Friday,6th November   Risk-taking is an essential part of learning and personal development for young people. Teenagers need to explore their own limits and abilities, as well as boundaries set by adults. They also need to express themselves as individuals. It’s …   Read more.

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Year 11 Hospitality Excursion

On Wednesday, 28th October Year 11 Hospitality students went on an industry excursion to a variety of venues around the Port Macquarie area. The first stop was to Peak Coffee where Ainsley, an experienced barista and   …    Read more.

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Girls in Trades - Girls Can Too!

Last Thursday, 17 students from SJRC joined other students from local schools to attend Wauchope TAFE where they participated in a program called Girls Can Too! It allowed girls to have a taste of trades that have traditionally been male dominated. The girls experienced hands-on activities in construction, automotive,  …   Read more.


Music News- Performance Timetable for Term 4

Please find below the notice of performances for Term 4 2015. Wednesday November 4th Performance at MacKillop Assembly SAPSS Concert Band (straight after morning rehearsal) Wednesday November 4th Display Night Concert 1- 5.30pm, Sax Ensemble 6.30 – 7.00pm  …   Read more.


Library News 

Genrefication Project

Our project to place all of our fiction into specific genres is almost complete. It has been a huge task, and has taken us all year to this point where we find ourselves very close to completion. This week, Ms Toni Howard put together an eye-catching display to alert students to our …   Read more.

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Careers News 


November 20 – Nursing Scholarship closes November 23 – Applications close for Medical Receptionist position at Greenmeadows Medical November 27 – ZONTA Scholarships close (girls only) November 30 – UAC preference for Early December Round offers needs to be set as No 1 December 3 – SRS and Early Entry offers made December 16 – NSW HSC results …   Read more.

Students departing in 2016

If any student is not intending on returning to the College in 2016, we ask that you contact Mrs Michelle Reynolds in the College office immediately on 5525 4100.

Independant research

PDHPE - Year 12 HSC Community and Family Studies – Term 4 2015

Year 12 HSC Community and Family Studies (CAFS) students are undergoing an Independent Research Project for their first assessment task. Projects are on current social topics and selected by the individual student. The HSC students are required to gain data from groups of  …  Read more.

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College Fees 

With the end of the school year drawing near, our office is reviewing balances on families' accounts. Please review your payment plan to ensure your account has a NIL balance by 31st December 2015. Payment can be  …   Read more.

Whooping Cough

Whooping Cough Alert

There has been a large increase of whooping cough (pertussis) in NSW, mainly affecting school-aged children.  Coughing spreads the infection to others ...  Read more.

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  …  Read more.


Donations needed

Donations of old towels, tea towels are needed for the art department.   We are almost out of our supply which we use for ... Read more.

Uniform items needed

We are urgently in need of uniform items, in particularly Girls blouses, boys shirts and shorts. If you have any uniform items that you no longer require please drop them to the College office. All donations are very much appreciated.

2015 Year 8 Term 4 Sport Elective Choices

2015 Year 8 Term 4 Sport Elective Choices

In week five, year eight students will choose an elective sport that they will do for the remainder of the term.  The Sport Selection program (available through the student  - sport tab in Moodle) will open at 9:25am on the 3rd November. It is first in best dressed - once a choice is full it will not let you …

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