In Our Schools

Lumen Christi wins PALS Award through innovative Arts project

Students and staff of Lumen Christi College were recently awarded for their efforts in promoting reconciliation in their school community, bringing children’s book “The Toast Tree” to the stage. Head of Arts at Lumen Christi College, Carmen Stewart and Aboriginal Liaison Officer, Simon Stewart together planned a collaborative program that saw wonderful participation of students…

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CEWA school students win big at Tournament of Minds finals!

Two of Catholic Education Western Australia’s schools have taken out first place in the prestigious Tournament of Minds (TOM) competition. Celebrating 30 years of excellence this year, TOM is a problem-solving program for primary and secondary school students that develops students’ skills in enterprise, time management, and team work. This year, the competition involved 15,000…

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St Helena’s CPS and Mercy College receive 2016 Archbishop’s Spirit Awards

Each year the Archbishop presents Spirit Awards to a Catholic primary and secondary school, not in recognition of how much money they have raised, but in acknowledgement and appreciation of two schools that have shown incredible support and active participation in the whole LifeLink initiative as well as LifeLink Day, which was held earlier this…

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Students at Ursula Frayne lead Praise & Worship Workshop

Two Year 12 students of Ursula Frayne Catholic College have shared their experience in pioneering a praise and worship project in their final term of school this year. Student leaders Raymond Yong and Mark de Silva, with the help and support of one of the school’s religion teachers, Mr. Joshua Stock, lead praise and worship…

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CECWA commemorate 500th meeting

The Catholic Education Commission of Western Australia (CECWA) held their 500th meeting on Friday, 3 November, at the Catholic Education Centre in Leederville. Commissioners were presented with a copy of the original agenda and minutes documents of the first meeting, which also convened on 3 November, in 1970, at De Vialar College, Hilton Park (now…

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Ursula Frayne’s recipe for success

Year 12 Ursula Frayne student Yolanda Karumbidza has been awarded a $20,000 scholarship to study a Bachelor of Business (Tourism Management) at reputable hospitality institute Le Cordon Bleu Australia. Yolanda who completed a Certificate IV in Business along with ATAR English as part of her WACE, chose Le Cordon Bleu for its strong industry influence…

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IMCC students participate in Vinnies Street Appeal

On Friday, 8th September Irene McCormack Catholic College students from Years 10 and 11 were rattling and shaking donation buckets for over three hours along Ocean Keys Boulevard in Clarkson, together with thousands of volunteers right across the nation, in the annual Vinnies Street Appeal. The Appeal is a fundraising initiative which supports St Vincent…

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