Chisholm Catholic College artist selected for Stations of the Cross art exhibition

Chisholm Catholic College artist selected for Stations of the Cross art exhibition

March 29, 2018

Aliesha Mafrici, Chisholm Catholic College’s Visual Arts Technician and Class of 2012 alumnus, was recently commissioned to produce a sculpture for the annual Stations of the Cross art exhibition, currently on display at Wesley Uniting Chuch in Perth CBD. Aliesha created a sculpture titled The Resurrection of Christ, named for the 15th and final station.…

Year of Youth – how you can get involved!

Year of Youth – how you can get involved!

March 9, 2018

At World Youth Day in 2016, Pope Francis called young people and the Church to ‘open new horizons for spreading joy’. With Catholic youth being a key focus in the church, 2018 was nationally launched as the Year of Youth at the Australian Catholic Youth Festival (ACYF) in December last year. “My friends, Jesus is…

Prendiville Catholic College TIDE products to reach Canadian shores

Prendiville Catholic College TIDE products to reach Canadian shores

March 9, 2018

Prendiville Catholic College’s TIDE, (Technology, Innovation, Design and Enterprise) business has been running successfully under the school’s FlexEd program since it opened at the start of 2016. Previously known as Manual Arts, it since evolved into TIDE through the vision of Subject Coordinator Warrick Palmateer and Lynn Vroombout who is now TIDE Coordinator. Prendiville Catholic College…

29th Performing Arts Festival - entries now open

29th Performing Arts Festival – entries now open

March 9, 2018

The 29th Performing Arts Festival is taking place from 19 July through to 31 August this year. The Catholic Arts Office has recently sent an information pack to all Catholic Education Western Australia (CEWA) schools that contains information about the 2018 Festival. The Festival provides a wonderful opportunity for schools to showcase students’ talents through…

The Fourth Week of Lent

The Fourth Week of Lent

March 9, 2018

  With this week, we begin the second part of Lent.  We ask more and more deeply to be with and like Jesus.  We desire to celebrate the approaching mystery of our salvation with greater freedom and greater joy. Meditation Lead us to the joy of Easter. May we keep our bodies pure, – as…

Inter-school 'Whadjuk Gift' engages students in learning and reconciliation

Inter-school ‘Whadjuk Gift’ engages students in learning and reconciliation

March 9, 2018

Hundreds of students from six Catholic primary schools will come together at Mater Dei College in Edgewater for the inaugural Whadjuk Gift this month – a reconciliation initiative combining sport, creative design and culture. Central to the project are t-shirt designs, with about 350 students each having created a design representing an Aboriginal nation. Students…

IMCC class of 2017 students return with meaningful gift

IMCC class of 2017 students return with meaningful gift

March 9, 2018

Some of the academic high achieving students from Irene McCormack Catholic College’s class of 2017 returned recently, presenting the College community with a gift of thanks from their cohort. The gift was a mural titled Legacy, painted by a group of ten 2017 alumni, featuring a portrait of College patron Sr Irene McCormack, a stylised…

CEWA educators carry Queen's Baton in Commonwealth relay

CEWA educators carry Queen’s Baton in Commonwealth relay

March 9, 2018

Two CEWA educators recently had the privilege of running as baton bearers in the Queen’s Baton Relay, in the lead up to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. Julie Hornby, Principal of Mercy College, and Donna Johnson, a Teacher Assistant at Mater Christi Catholic Primary School, were selected to take part in the 388-day relay,…

350 CEWA students gather for 2018 Project Compassion launch          

350 CEWA students gather for 2018 Project Compassion launch          

February 23, 2018

Around 350 students, as well as staff and principals from 25 Catholic secondary schools, were joined by Caritas Western Australia, Parish representatives and a number of Catholic agencies and organisations from across the Archdiocese of Perth to participate in the 2018 Project Compassion launch, held at Newman College on 13 February. Running for the last…

Seton Project Based Learning course inspires useful apps

Seton Project Based Learning course inspires useful apps

February 23, 2018

Seton Catholic College’s embrace of Project Based Learning is resulting in the development of apps by students that help deal with real-world problems. The focus on Project Based Learning reflects a recognition by the College that new demands on work and life after school require new skills to be fostered in high school, including collaboration,…