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13th November 2015                   Term 4, Week 6          

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Dates to Remember

MONDAY 16th November (Day 1) Staff Briefing 8.30am Fr Rob Galea in Hall 11.10am-12.50pm Fr Rob Galea activities in PC classes P5 Regional Jazz Band in Performing Arts Centre 3.30-5.00pm Homework Hub in Library 3.15pm-4.30pm HSC English Writing Information Evening for parents in Library 5.30pm-6.30pm TUESDAY, 17th November (Day 2)  …

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Principal's Message 

Principal’s Reference – Call Me Old Fashioned!

Parents of my vintage may well remember looking forward - in most cases - to receiving their principal’s reference on completion of high school. Nowadays it would seem that as the pace of the world we live in has accelerated - and become more complicated - that the principal’s  …

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HSC Timber Student Nominations

Congratulations to the following Industrial Technology - Timber Products and Furniture Industries Year 12 HSC students who have been nominated for potential inclusion in InTech 2016. Nicholas Brown Oscar Ford Thomas Hooper Well done to these three   …

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Remembrance Day COLLAGE

Remembrance Day

A Day of Remembrance - At 5.00am on 11 November 1918 guns on the Western Front in France and Belgium fell silent. In early November Germany had called for an armistice and they accepted the allied …

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Postcards Cards for the Troops (9)

Port Macquarie Hastings Support our Troops program

Year 10 RE students thoughtfully completed the "Port Macquarie Hastings Support our Troops Cards"  which were provided and fully funded by the Port Macquarie Hastings National Serviceman’s Association. The  …

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Rotary Club 2015

Rotary International Essay Competition

Each year Rotary International generously sponsors an essay competition for Year 8 students throughout Port Macquarie secondary schools. I am pleased to announce that this year’s bronze, silver and gold awards were all awarded  …    Read more.

Lions Youth of the Year

The public speaking component of the Lions Youth of the Year competition is being held on Wednesday 18th November. This year, three Year 11 students are competing: Mai Dai Quang Le (Matthew Le), Hannah Brown and Mary Shelley.  We wish them the best in their presentations.

Sean Jennings, Leader of SRC  


Year 7 French "Les escargots"

On Wednesday, Year 7 were treated to a French delicacy, "Les escargots" (snails cooked in garlic butter). Responses were varied but most students were excited to try this delicacy with some even coming back for ....

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Early Transision Yr7 2016 COLLAGE

Learning Enrichment

Extended Transition - The College has been truly blessed over the last two weeks to have hosted a number of Year 7 2016 students from our feeder schools. They have met their Pastoral Care group and   …

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Parties - Will You Allow Alcohol at Your Adolescent’s Party?

Many parents and carers will be helping young people in their family celebrate birthdays, special occasions, finishing their school year or leaving school. It is time for careful planning so that everyone enjoys themselves. Some parents may not be aware of their responsibilities …

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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 yaer to this point where we find ourselves very close to completion. This week, Ms Toni Howard put  …

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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   …

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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.