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Reflections from Year 8 Medieval Day

September 17th, 2018

 

On the 11th day, of the month September, of the year 2018, the Year 8 students had Ye Olde Medieval Day.

The day included many, many awesome activities as well as dressing up like people from Medieval times.

The activities included sword fighting, ‘battling a war’, playing instruments, trying on new outfits and playing Medieval games.

NEW uniform item

September 13th, 2018

In response to student requests, we are pleased to introduce shorts as an additional summer uniform item. The shorts can be worn as an alternative to the summer dress or skirt, and are to be worn with a summer blouse.

Shorts are available by order through the Uniform Shop at a cost of $47.00. The Uniform Shop is open Tuesdays and Thursdays 1.00 - 4.00pm with extended hours on Thursday 20 September 1.00 - 7.00pm.

Variety Night

September 13th, 2018

Variety Night 2018 was a night of laughter, awe and community building and a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the amazing talents of Mater Christi and St Joseph’s students.

The night showcased a variety of acts; comedy, dance, poetry, singing, musical pieces, circus tricks and skits.

Principal’s Desk 12 September 2018

September 13th, 2018

How quickly the term goes, as we are only days away from our third term break.  Already we have welcomed the Year 7 students of 2019 and at College Assembly next week will present the student leader team for next year!

As always, the end of term brings a flurry of community activities.

It’s a wrap – Term 3 Sports

September 11th, 2018

 

It has been a busy term in all aspects of College life, and sport is no exception.  From basketball to sports aerobics, AFL to Lacrosse – our students have put in their best effort and shown fantastic sportsmanship, as always.

Basketball

We had three teams compete in the Champions Cup Basketball competition, with Intermediate and Senior Teams making it through to the finals.

Year 8 Reflection Day

September 10th, 2018

Last week, Year 8 students participated in their Reflection Day around the theme -  Belonging to the Good Samaritan Community.

The day was designed to complement their RE unit on Benedictine values and Good Samaritan communities.  Students explored the values through a series of activities and stories.

Mission accomplished

September 10th, 2018

Mars... the mere mention of the name stirs the imagination in many of us.   It is our closest planetary neighbour, one "rock" closer to the sun, and yet it remains tantalisingly beyond our reach.  What we've learned from humankind's brushings of its surface only further stokes the fires of our curiosity.

Term 3 Progress Statements and Meetings

September 5th, 2018

Term 3 Progress Statements will be available on the Parent Portal for Years 7-11 students from 3.00pm Friday 14 September.

Bookings Years 7- 12 Progress Meetings:

Open 3.00pm Friday 14 September
Close on Wednesday 19 September at 5:00pm.
Reopen on Friday 21 September and close Tuesday 9 October at 5:00pm.

5 important lessons for budding artists

September 4th, 2018

Local artist and French Support Teacher at Mater Christi, Jessie Yvette Journoud-Ryan had some inspiring and wise advice for students keen to pursue a career in the Arts when she officially opened our 2018 Art Show at Burrinja Cultural Centre. Below is an edited extract of Jessie’s presentation.

A focus on wellbeing for Year 7

August 22nd, 2018

Year 7 can be a huge year in the lives of students.  As girls transition from primary to secondary school they face a range of new challenges and opportunities, along with the uncertainty that comes with establishing new friendships and finding their place at school.