In Our Schools

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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St Mary’s Merredin invite community to celebrate 90th anniversary

St Mary’s School Merredin recently celebrated their 90th anniversary, with parents and the wider community joining students and staff, past and present, for the festivities. A Saturday full of celebrations began with the school’s Family Fun Fair, with a range of activities organised and market stalls. Merredin Parish Priest, Father Andrew, blessed the Mother Mary…

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Nagle Catholic College receives Green Award

Nagle Catholic College recently took out the Green Senior Secondary School Award in recognition of their exceptional environmental activities and achievements over the past year. Students have worked on several innovative recycling projects and helped outdoor environmental activities such as tree-planting at the Chapman River, and an annual student excursion to study the Rabbit Proof…

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Ursula Frayne wins 1-Minute Film Competition

Congratulations to two Ursula Frayne students who have taken out first prize in the lower secondary category of the 1-Minute Film competition. The 1-Minute Film Competition is an initiative of Australian Teachers of Media (ATOM) and ClickView. It provides Australian and New Zealand primary and secondary school students with the opportunity to make a 60-second short film or…

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Lumen Christi College ICT Explorers students attend national competition

Lumen Christi College’s Year 10 team of Young Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Explorers have been invited to attend the national competition of the Young ICT Explorers in Sydney, NSW. During the recent WA competition, the team, consisting of members Patrick Morton, Patrick Padua and Zachary Rodrigues, were awarded a perfect score by the judging…

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