In Our Schools

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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A celebration of the Eucharist during Anti-Poverty week

On Wednesday, the 18th of October, on the Feast Day of St. Luke the Evangelist, many Archdiocesan schools came together at Infant Jesus Church Morley for a celebration of the Eucharist with a Reflection on Anti-Poverty. The Mass was celebrated by Auxiliary Bishop Donald Sproxton. The Mass was sponsored by Catholic Mission, Caritas Australia, Lifelink…

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CEWA early years educators present at national conference

Staff from CEWA’s AFaFE (Aboriginal Families as First Educators) programs around WA travelled to Canberra recently to participate in the 7th SNAICC (Secretariat of National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care) National Conference. The conference was an opportunity for the AFaFE staff to meet with and hear from policy makers, researchers and representatives from organisations involved…

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2017-2018 Social Justice Statement – Everyone’s Business: Developing an Inclusive and Sustainable Economy

The 2017-2018 Social Justice Statement – Everyone’s Business: Developing an Inclusive and Sustainable Economy, was launched by the Justice Ecology and Development Office (JEDO) on 21 September. The morning began with a Welcome to Country by local Aboriginal Elder Aunty Marie Taylor from the Whadjuk Noongar tribe, after which the Statement was officially launched by…

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CEWA CARE School: St Francis’ School, Maddington

St Francis’ School in Maddington is one of Catholic Education Western Australia’s (CEWA) four CARE (Curriculum and Re-Engagement) schools. CEWA’s CARE schools play an important role in our education system, providing a place for those who are vulnerable and educationally marginalised to reach their full potential through a modified curriculum that suits their individual needs.…

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CEWA Students State Champions at Tournament of Minds

Congratulations to Our Lady of Grace (OLG) Primary School students who competed in the Tournament of Minds (TOM) competition last month, with two of the school’s four teams making it through to the TOM Australasian Pacific Finals (APF) taking place in Adelaide on 28 October. Celebrating 30 years of excellence this year, TOM is a…

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