2018 Term 3 Week 5

2018 Term 3 Week 5
From the Principal
I think that there is little doubt that one of the most enjoyable weeks in the school year – at least at the Junior School – is Book Week. There is obviously the Book Parade, which is a highlight, but there are also a number of other activities that focus on reading during this week. I felt very fortunate to be invited by Mrs Simonetti to be a ‘mystery reader’ in her Year Three... read more
Gala Ball
I offer my thanks to all those involved in the planning, preparation and conduct of the Gala Ball at the Adelaide Convention Centre last Saturday night.  In particular, I would like to acknowledge the work of Ms Therese Bonomi as convenor, with the assistance of Mr Nik Villios and the rest of the Ball committee. I would also like to acknowledge the leadership of Mrs Marina Borrello and Mr Eddy... read more
From the Rector
Catholic parishes around Australia celebrate Migrant and Refugee Sunday on 26 August. (Click on the document titles to read learn more 'Towards the Global Compacts on Migrants and on Refugees 2018' / 'Welcoming, Protecting, Promoting and Integrating Migrants and Refugees'). There are more people on the move than at any time in human history. Australia is a country founded on migrants.... read more
Ignatian Ethos
Our Ignatian Ethos at Saint Ignatius’ College is the centre of who we are and how we proceed in our community. In order to ensure we continue to follow in the footsteps of Ignatius, staff have a number of opportunities to participate in Ignatian Formation. Over the last two weeks there have been two experiences for staff. Ignis 1 is a two-day programme designed by the Jesuit Province for all those... read more
Foundation Breakfast

LAST CHANCE - 12 TICKETS REMAINING
Time is running out to purchase your seat to the Foundation Breakfast.
Make sure you don’t miss the opportunity to hear guest speaker and old Ignatian, The Right Honourable Lord Mayor of Adelaide, Martin Haese, (Class of 1983).

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Temporary Exemption from Attending School...
We remind parents and caregivers that they must apply for an exemption from school attendance when a student is going to be absent from the College for three days or more, for a pre-arranged activity or family commitment. This is a statutory requirement for all students under the age of compulsion in South Australia. Requests for temporary exemption from school should be made in writing (and preferably... read more
From the Head of Junior School
“There are many ways to enlarge your child’s world. Love of books is the best of all.” If Jacqueline Kennedy’s philosophy is right, our children delight in the best kind of love, as witnessed in the array of activities in celebration of book week. From visiting authors and mystery readers, peer reading, pirate dancing and of course the ‘Parade on the Parade’ –... read more
From the Head of Senior School
This week’s Senior School Assembly presented an opportunity to celebrate the College’s co-curricular program. The Australian Jesuit football and debating carnivals and the Australian JACSA Girls Sports Carnival took place during the recent school holidays. The assembly is a great occasion to gather as a community, and hear from the students of their wonderful experiences at such events.... read more
Vocational Services Report
  • GIRLS TRY A TRADE INFORMATION DAY
  • PILOTS OF TOMORROW PROGRAM
  • UNIVERSITY OF ADELAIDE PARENT INFORMATION WEBSITE
  • UNIVERSITY OPEN DAYS / EVENINGS
  • STUDYING YEAR 12 ACCOUNTING AND ECONOMICS?
  • CHANGES TO EDUCATION COURSES APPLICATION PROCESS FOR 2019
  • NEW ENGINEERING PATHWAY PROGRAM FOR UNIVERSITY OF ADELAIDE
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Senior School Sports
Intercol 2018 The annual Intercol sporting competition aims to forge friendship and camaraderie between Saint Ignatius’ College and Mercedes College. Since the first Intercol in 2005, the competition has been both a highlight of and a wonderful conclusion to the winter sports season for staff and students from both schools. Senior students from both schools compete for a total of 21 shields across... read more
Junior School Sports
School Sport Australia Hockey Championships - 13-18 August, 2018 Saint Ignatius’ College would like to congratulate Year 4 student William Mee for representing South Australia in the 12 and Under State team at the School Sport Australia Hockey Championships last week in Newcastle, NSW. William thoroughly enjoyed his experiences playing against the other Australian states and was influential... read more
Senior School Arts & Activities
  • PUBLIC SPEAKING
  • DEBATING
  • CHESS
  • DEBATING
  • MUSICAL
  • MUSIC
  • A NIGHT AT THE THEATRE - SAVE THE DATE
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Junior School News
  • STEM ACTIVITIES
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Ignatius Early Years News
IEY attendance days are currently being finalized for 2019. Waitlists apply for both three and four year old programs. We encourage current families to put any alteration to session forms for 2019 in now. We also encourage families to put in sibling applications for 2020 and 2021 as soon as possible if they have not done so already. Due to the space restrictions this term with the building program we... read more
From the Parents & Friends
It is really with heartfelt thanks that we both reflect on what was an incredible Gala Ball. The effort, passion and heartfelt desire by the Gala Ball Committee, led by Therese Bonomi, truly came to fruition on Saturday night. The night was filled with live entertainment, raffle prizes, silent and live auctions, great music, food, wine and almost 450 guests. Thanks go to not only those who worked tirelessly... read more
Out of School Hours Care
Dear Families OSHC would like to say thank you for your patience as we navigate our way through a new system of invoicing and child care subsidy queries. Could I ask that families please let me know if you are not receiving weekly emails with your OSHC invoice attached, as there have been some glitches in this area. A reminder that if you have not completed your Child Care Subsidy Assessment  in... read more
Tuck Shop Rosters
  • TERM 3 SENIOR SCHOOL ROSTER
  • TERM 3 JUNIOR SCHOOL ROSTER
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