In Our Schools

Carnevale 2017 takes over Perth Cultural Centre

Yesterday the Catholic Education Carnevale event for 2017 took place in the Perth Cultural Centre, where 700 students from over 20 Catholic schools from across Western Australia came together for a day filled with exciting performance and interactive displays. Held annually in Perth city each September, primary and secondary school students showcase the vast array…

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CEWA students sleepout for homelessness

Irene McCormack students from Years 11 and 12 recently took part in the annual Winter Sleepout to gain a firsthand experience about homelessness and the realities that come with living on the streets. On Thursday 24 August, 61 students experienced sleeping in the cold night air with only a cardboard box and pillow, after a…

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CEWA launches 2017-2018 Aboriginal Employment Strategy

 On Wednesday 13 September, staff members and special guests joined together to celebrate the launch of Catholic Education Western Australia’s Aboriginal Employment Strategy at La Salle College in Middle Swan. The 2017-2018 strategy has been developed as the next step for CEWA in improving employment outcomes for Aboriginal people. The strategy engages directly with target…

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Santa Maria College students target domestic violence in advocacy project

Year 12 students at Santa Maria College have attracted 12,000 views to a video they created as a part of an advocacy project undertaken by students studying Children, Family and the Community as a part of their course. The students came up with the idea of creating a video campaign called “Just One Thing”, to…

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St Bernard’s student receives NAIDOC Award of Excellence

Congratulations to St Bernard’s student, Alexander Mathwin, who received a NAIDOC Award of Excellence for his colouring-in entry in the Koori Kids NAIDOC Week School Competition. He was one of 20 recipients from across Western Australia to receive a medal for this award. St Bernard’s School participated in the state-wide competition this year, where students…

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St Norbert College teacher wins AFL Ambassador award

Congratulations to St Norbert College Head of Health and Physical Education, Melanie Robinson, who was recently recognised with an AFL Ambassador award for her outstanding work to promote Australian rules football in the school and school community. Melanie received the award in the ‘Outstanding Multicultural Program’ category, for developing and implementing a program designed to…

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CEWA student wins world Muay Thai title

Year 10 Mandurah Catholic College student, Shannon Gardiner has taken out the Muay Thai world title in her age group. After impressing judges at the 2017 Australian National Championships, Shannon was selected to represent Australia at the International Federation of Muay Thai Amateur (IFMA) Youth World Championships in Thailand. Following ten weeks of dedicated training…

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CEWA students join Perth Glory players at the ACC Inclusive Soccer Carnival

On Friday 11 August, Year 11 and 12 Irene McCormack Catholic College Sport and Recreation Soccer students assisted in running the NO LIMITS Associated and Catholic Colleges (ACC) Inclusive Soccer Carnival (ISC) at the Pat Goodridge Reserve in Wembley. Seven schools entered integrated soccer teams (mainstream and inclusive) to compete under the new NO LIMITS Program.…

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Dan Sultan performs with CEWA students during NAIDOC celebrations

Students of Christ the King Catholic School in Djarindjin, Lombadina were lucky enough to be joined by singer-songwriter Dan Sultan during their NAIDOC celebrations in August. School Music and ICT Coordinator, Matt Ryder, spoke about the significance of Dan’s visit. He and his students have been singing Dan’s song ‘Kimberley Calling’ throughout the year as…

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Emmanuel Catholic College Cultural Immersion Tour

 In August this year, seven Year 11 students and three staff members from Emmanuel Catholic College (ECC) were fortunate enough to take part in a cultural immersion tour, visiting Ngalangangpum School Warmun, a remote Aboriginal community in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. Students and staff spent the week with students of the Ngalangangpum School,…

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