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News & Events

Farewell Julie Feeney

June 24th, 2022

As Term 2 draws to a close, we say a very fond farewell to our Deputy Principal – Staff and Students, Julie Feeney.

Julie’s life has been intertwined with the Mater Christi community – first as a student, then as a parent and staff member.

Students Farewell Mrs Feeney

June 23rd, 2022

 

At our end of Term Assembly, the students farewelled Deputy Principal - Staff and Students, Julie Feeney with some touching and heartfelt tributes, including this one from our College Captains, Sienna and Jasmine, and a guard of honour as Mrs Feeney left the Hall.

NCCD Information Sheet for Parents, Carers and Guardians

June 23rd, 2022

Each year, schools are required to collate data for the Nationally Consistent Collection of Data on School Students with Disability (NCCD). The NCCD counts the number of students who receive additional support at school because of a disability. This information helps governments plan funding accordingly.

Term 2 Sports Report

June 23rd, 2022

 

Term 2 has been an incredibly busy one for sports at Mater. Our Sports Captains, Maudie and Madi, provided a great wrap up of all the sporting achievements at our end of Term Assembly today.

We had a big term of sporting events, with many students excited to get back on the court or pitch to play some of the winter sports for the first time in two years.

2022 STEM Cup

June 21st, 2022

Hey everyone, it's your STEM Captains here with a rundown of all things Science, Technology and Maths at Mater Christi!

Our main event for Term 2 was the STEM Cup, which is a school wide event where students do fun STEM-related activities to earn points for their houses.

Where are they now? Emily White (2002)

June 21st, 2022

Emily White is a ‘do-er’! She didn’t shy away from subjects she found difficult at school, because she recognised their benefits. She travelled from Melbourne to Ballarat each week, for a four-hour shift as a radio journalist, just to show her enthusiasm.

Mater Moments – Amy Isma

June 6th, 2022

Amy Isma has been able to combine her teaching experience with her love and passion for libraries, in her role as Head of Learning Commons at Mater Christi. She sees the Mater Christi Learning Commons as much more than a traditional library, but rather a vibrant community hub - connecting students and staff to each other, and to information and resources that create diverse learning opportunities.

Building Resilience Post Pandemic – a SchoolTV Special Report

Unfortunately, the mental health of young people has been significantly impacted by the pandemic. As many families settle back into pre-COVID routines, there seems to be a pervasive sense of optimism about what lies ahead.

Unfortunately children and teens are not immune to what is now being termed the “psychological pandemic”. Young people are at risk of not achieving the primary demands of developmental tasks such as procuring independence, identity formation, as well as obtaining and maintaining peer relationships.

Mater Moments – Sarah Owen

May 24th, 2022

A lifelong love of Dance is fulfilled in Sarah's role at Mater Christi, where she draws on the high bar set by her own secondary school teachers. Sarah aims to do, for this generation, what her teachers did for her - creating a dynamic, engaging classroom where students are challenged and supported - setting them up for success beyond the walls of Mater Christi.