In Our Schools

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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Mandurah Catholic College celebrates Silver Jubilee with a special memento

Three unique glass crosses have been unveiled as a fitting finale to Mandurah Catholic College’s 25th anniversary celebrations this year. As a Silver Jubilee gift to the College, Principal, Mr Chris Wallace and the P&F Association approved the production and acquisition of three original hand cut and fused glass crosses, crafted by students at Prendiville…

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Mater Dei Animal Assisted Therapy Program

The Mater Dei College Wellbeing Service team recently introduced a special new member, LJ a six-year-old Maltese Cross from Shenton Park Refuge. LJ has been introduced as part of the Animal Assisted Therapy Program which aims to involve animals as a form of treatment to improve students social, emotional and cognitive functioning. LJ, who has…

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Sacred Heart Highgate celebrate 120-year history

Sacred Heart Catholic School in Highgate are celebrating their 120th anniversary this year, with Founders Week the most recent event held in honour of the school’s rich heritage. Staff and students took part in a number or activities planned for Founders Week. They discovered more about their school’s history by visiting the new Heritage Room,…

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Chisholm Catholic College mock trial victory

Chisholm Catholic College reaffirmed its strong showing in this year’s WA Law Society Mock Trial competition by winning the Grand Final of the 2017 championship. Significantly this is the second year in a row that the College has prevailed and won the competition, adjudicated by The Honourable Chief Justice Wayne Martin at the WA Supreme…

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St Francis Xavier reach out to community through ‘Fun on the Foreshore’ event.

On Sunday 26 October students from St Francis Xavier Primary School in Geraldton, took part in the ‘Fun on the Foreshore’ children’s event. The event organised by the Mid-West Early Years Network group included a variety of activities, craft, food and entertainment provided by a range of local agencies and organisations. St Francis Xavier, who…

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John XXIII student becomes first third ACC Letterman

Year 12 John XXIII student Sian Munks was presented with her third set of ACC (Associated & Catholic Colleges of WA) Letters by ACC Director of Sport, Kyle March, at the school graduation ceremony earlier last month. Sian is the first ever ACC athlete to receive ACC letters across all three individual carnivals, Swimming, Cross…

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