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6th November 2015                   Term 4, Week 5         

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Dates to Remember

MONDAY, 9th November (Day 6) Regional Jazz Band in Performing Arts Centre 3.30pm-5.00pm Homework Hub in Library 3.15pm-4.30pm TUESDAY, 10th November (Day 7) Year 7 2016 Information Night in Hall at 6.00pm Saxophone Ensemble in PAC 8.00am-8.45am Vocal Group Rehearsal in C2 8.30am-9.10am Year 12 Geography Case Study Excursion to Sea Acres P1-4 Homework Hub in Library 3.15pm-5.00pm …

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Principal's Message 

Display Night 2015

Last night the College community joined to celebrate learning of our Years 7 to 12 students in Creative Arts and Technology and Applied Studies. I was very impressed by the calibre of students’ work in all learning areas. The great work done by Mr Phil Pares and the TAS Faculty and Mrs Claudette Stace and the Creative …

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Assistant Principal- Curriculum 


Our HSC exams concluded last Wednesday afternoon. Congratulations to all of our Year 12 students on their punctuality and diligence during the exam period. I would like to especially thank Mrs Di Roberts, our Presiding Officer, and Ms Sonia Johl, supervisor, who were present for each of our exams. Di and Sonia looked after our students well and …

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HSC Student Works Selected

Congratulations to the following students who have been nominated for potential inclusion in ARTEXPRESS 2016. Jordan Denley - "Elusive Zoology of Australia" Michaela O'Donovan - "Madonna and Child" Danya Gobius - "Labour of Love"   Well done to these three students we are very proud of you. A huge congratulations as well to the entire Year 12 Visual Arts class …

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News from the Leader of Catechesis and School Evangelisation

Festa Christi

Congratulations to the following students who will represent our College community at the diocesan gathering in Coffs Harbour on the 18th & 19th November. This is a gathering of students from the southern end of the dioceses who join together to celebrate their faith. The students attending are: Fay Phelps, Therese Manns, Chloe White, Layne White, Georgia Tarrant, …

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Year 11 Reflection Day

On Friday 30th October Year 11 travelled to Francis Retreat in Bonny Hills to participate in their Reflection Day. The theme for Year 12, 2016, ‘The Tree of Life’ was introduced. The ‘Tree of Life’ is an ancient symbol representing growth, strength, wisdom and the need to nourish ourselves spiritually, emotionally and intellectually. Students took time to reflect on their …

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RRisk Year 11

Alcohol and Young People Whilst more young people aged between 12 to 17 years of age are abstaining from alcohol than in previous years, almost 5 million people in Australia aged 14 or older (26%) reported being a victim of an alcohol-related incident. Young people are less likely than adults to be concerned about potential negative consequences of alcohol and …

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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 Adventure Fiction section. We have some …

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Careers News 

UPCOMING DATES 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 …

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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.

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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.

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.

Fee reminder

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.

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.

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.