Aranmore Girls’ Sevens team success

Aranmore Girls’ Sevens team success

May 25, 2017

Aranmore Catholic College’s Girls’ Sevens team traveled to Japan in April to compete in the Sanix World Rugby Youth Tournament, and was the only Australian school competing in the prestigious event. Top teams from eight countries competed for the title, with Aranmore’s Sevens team finishing fourth. What an incredible achievement – congratulations to the team!…

CEWA Students - national athletics champions

CEWA Students – national athletics champions

May 25, 2017

St Norbert College students MJ Jansen van Rensburg and Lubin Benedict are national athletics champions after winning events at the 2017 Australian Athletics Championships, held in Sydney in March and April. Competing against 22 of the best young athletes in the country, MJ won the Under-18 men’s 2,000 metre steeplechase event, while Lubin took first…

Congratulations OLSOTS on their Certified School Digital Citizenship!

Congratulations OLSOTS on their Certified School Digital Citizenship!

May 25, 2017

Common Sense Media, a non-profit organisation dedicated to helping kids and families thrive in a world of digital media and technology, has recognised Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Primary School (OLSOTS) as a Common Sense Certified School: Digital Citizenship. Digital citizenship is a concept embedded throughout the school’s day-to-day teachings at OLSOTS, and as…

Make A Difference Day at La Salle College

May 25, 2017

On Friday 12 May, La Salle College held their annual festivities for Make A Difference Day (MAD). 64 Pastoral care groups came together to sell food and drinks, and partake in activities to raise money for LifeLink, Catholic Caring Agencies, Lasallian Foundation and St Vincent De Paul. The event started in 1963 and is now…

Emmanuel Catholic College’s unique ECCspresso coffee blend

May 25, 2017

As a part of Emmanuel Catholic College’s Certificate II in Hospitality, year 11 and 12 students are involved in practical hospitality service throughout the year, allowing them to practice and fine tune their barista and customer service skills. And as a part of this unique learning experience within the curriculum, students run the school’s ECCspresso…

Holy Rosary student's inspiring story

Holy Rosary student’s inspiring story

May 25, 2017

Six-year-old Marlee, currently a Year 1 student at Holy Rosary Primary School, will be participating in her fourth HBF fun run this year. After being diagnosed with Rett Syndrome, a rare neurodevelopment syndrome, at 18 months old, this fun run is a testament to Marlee’s resilience and the support she receives at home and school…

Holy Cross College students’ 120km pilgrimage experience

Holy Cross College students’ 120km pilgrimage experience

May 25, 2017

On 14 April (Good Friday), a group of students and staff taking part in the annual Holy Cross College (HCC) pilgrimage walked 120 kilometres of the ancient pilgrimage route, the Spanish Camino de Santiago, from Tui to Santiago de Compostela. Pilgrimage is an important faith practice at HCC that students from Kindergarten to Year 12 participate…

Pope Francis appoints Fr Michael Morrissey, Ninth Bishop of Geraldton

May 17, 2017

The Holy Father has this week appointed Fr Michael Morrissey, the Vicar General and Chancellor of the Diocese of Geraldton, as the ninth Bishop of Geraldton. Archbishop Denis Hart, President of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference welcomed the appointment, “On behalf of the Australian bishops, I join priests and people in welcoming Fr Michael Morrissey as…

Government updates: Funding and Amalgamations

Government updates: Funding and Amalgamations

May 10, 2017

During the first few weeks of Term Two we have seen two significant political developments which will impact on Catholic Education Western Australia (CEWA). Most recently, Prime Minister, Malcom Turnbull and federal Education Minister, Simon Birmingham announced a proposed plan for federal education funding. Senator Birmingham has said the changes will provide increased commonwealth funding for…

National Sorry Day, Reconciliation Week and Remembering Indigenous Service

National Sorry Day, Reconciliation Week and Remembering Indigenous Service

May 9, 2017

  National Reconciliation Week 2017 will take place around Australia from 27 May to 3 June, providing an opportunity to focus on reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians. Since the Bringing Them Home report was tabled in the Australian parliament 20 years ago, people have gathered each year at Wellington Square in East Perth to mark National Sorry…