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

November 9, 2017

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…

Nagle Catholic College receives Green Award

November 9, 2017

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…

Ursula Frayne wins 1-Minute Film Competition

November 9, 2017

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…

Lumen Christi College ICT Explorers students attend national competition

November 9, 2017

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…

CEWA Principals honoured with John Laing Award

October 24, 2017

Two CEWA leaders were presented with Principals Australia Institute’s (PIA) John Laing Award at a recent ceremony. Suzanne (Sue) Bursey, most recently Principal of St Clare’s School in Lathlain, and Greg Wyss, Principal of St Joseph’s School in Boulder, were two of the five principals honoured with the peer-nominated award for 2017. The John Laing…

2017 Commissioning Mass for Catechists

October 20, 2017

The Mass, held on 11 October, was celebrated by Bishop Sproxton and concelebrated with 18 priests and two Deacons. The annual event was attended by more than 200 people and celebrated the commissioning and blessing of 50 Catechists from three groups, including the Catechist Service, Personal Advocacy Service (PAS) and Rite of Christian Initiation of…

A celebration of the Eucharist during Anti-Poverty week

October 20, 2017

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…

CEWA early years educators present at national conference

October 19, 2017

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…

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

October 18, 2017

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…

CEWA CARE School: St Francis’ School, Maddington

October 18, 2017

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.…