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News & Events

College Board Announcement

February 17th, 2020

Dear Members of Mater Christi College Community

Our Principal, Mrs Mary Fitz-Gerald, recently informed the College Board of her plans to retire at the conclusion of 2020 having completed twenty years of leadership at Mater Christi College.

This is a significant milestone for the College community, and we are sure that you, like us, are sad to receive this news, as Mrs Fitz-Gerald has done an outstanding job of leading and guiding our school to its current strong position.

One of the greatest stories ever told

February 17th, 2020

During his homily at our Opening Mass, Fr Chris Ford expressed that the story of the Good Samaritan is one of the greatest stories ever told and urged us to 'go and do likewise', show mercy, be the mercy of Christ for each other.

Below is his full presentation.

Year 12 in hindsight

February 14th, 2020

Our speaker at our High Achievers' Assembly was 2019 College Dux Jessica Taffe. Jess shared her reflections on what success really looks like in Year 12 and how to find balance in a busy school life..

 

My name is Jess and I’d like to start by saying a massive congratulations to my classmates, the class of 2019! All our hard work and hours spent studying was worth it, we made it!!

This year I will be going to university, as many of my peers have chosen to do, and I will be studying Science at Melbourne Uni.

A new way to learn music at Mater Christi College

February 14th, 2020

Mater Christi College has partnered with the Mae Collard School of Music to provide a broad range of music education for our students in 2020.

Mae will lead a team of instrumental teachers, comprised of the Mae Collard School of Music staff and teachers from our College.

Celebrating our High Achievers of 2019

February 11th, 2020

We were delighted to celebrate student achievement with parents, grandparents, guardians and family friends at our High Achievers Assembly.

Congratulations to all students who can feel proud of their achievements in learning and are looking forward with excitement and anticipation to the next stage of their education journey.

2021 Enrolments

There are very limited places available for Year 7, 2021.

We understand that occasionally in the busyness of life, some general life admin gets overlooked. For example, have you enrolled your younger daughter for 2021?

If not, please contact Kylie Lee, Registrar asap.

Principal’s Desk – 6 February 2020

February 6th, 2020

Welcome to new and returning students, parents and carers.  Our College theme for 2020 Let your light shine for others invites us to anticipate a community of shared learning goals.

“We have a mandate and purpose to stay in the Light ourselves, and then shine it for others.

College Theme 2020

February 6th, 2020

Our College Theme for 2020 is 'Shine your light for others'.

“You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden.
Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead they put it on its stand, and it gives light to everyone in the house.

9 ways to support girls commencing secondary school

February 6th, 2020

The move from primary to secondary school is a social and educational shift that opens up new experiences. Students are likely to go through a range of emotions, display varying levels of confidence and feel a bit uncertain at times. Secondary school is a complex place
– usually a bigger school community with more opportunities.

Conveyance Allowance 2020

Students travelling to Mater Christi College may be eligible to claim financial assistance in the form of a conveyance allowance.

In summary, to qualify for the conveyance allowance, a student must reside 4.8km or more by the shortest practicable route from the College.