2018 Term 4 Week 3

2018 Term 4 Week 3
From the Principal
At last week’s assembly at the Senior School, I spoke to the students about a range of things, one of which was the Invictus Games. I was fairly confident that the students would have some awareness of the fact that they were being held in Australia, and that they were intended to provide support to returned servicemen and servicewomen of the participating nations. I think that students might... read more
From the Rector
This week we celebrated the Feasts of All Saints and All Souls. The Feast of All Saints, on 1 November, was once known as All Hallows Day (Hallow meaning Holy Person), and the evening before was Hallowe'en. In the United States and recently in some suburbs of Australia, Halloween has become an occasion for children to disguise themselves in themed costumes and travel from house to house in order... read more
From the Head of Senior School
I have received great feedback from many parents who enjoyed the TED Talk I recommended last term by Angela Lee Duckworth, Grit: The power of passion and perseverance. She suggests that the “best way to develop grit in kids is something called a growth mindset”, an idea developed by Carol Dweck at Stanford University. One of the characteristics, which comes from the Grad at Grad (the profile... read more
Senior School Sports
  • SENIOR SCHOOL SPORT REPORT - TERM 4 WEEK 2
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Senior School Arts & Activities
  • YEAR 12 ART EXHIBITION
  • YEAR 11 DRAMA PRODUCTION - THE WAITING WOMB
  • MUSIC PERFORMANCE EVENTS
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Vocational Services Report
SACE/SATAC Dates  The SACE board have announced that results day for 2018 will be Tuesday 18 December. Students should go to SACE Students Online via the SACE board website and check their pin/login to ensure that they can access their results on 18 December. The Careers Office will be open on this date for tertiary course counselling. Please call the front office to make an appointment. A reminder... read more
From the Head of Junior School
Shifting Pedagogy How schools best use technology in education when technology itself is rapidly evolving, is a quandary that all educationalists face. There are a lot of articles in today’s media about how schools must prepare children for the industrial and technological trends. Our College has also received funding for our own STEM research project, working in collaboration with UniSA and CESA... read more
Junior School Sports
  • JUNIOR SCHOOL SPORT REPORT - TERM 4 WEEK 2
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Out of School Hours Care
Dear families Tuesday 6 November is Melbourne Cup Day, this is a normal dismissal time however numbers are very high in OSHC. Families must book or cancel these days through OSHC, via phone call or email. If you choose to email, please do so before 2:00pm on the day. Any emails received after 2:00pm may not be seen. A new email account has now been set up for all OSHC bookings and cancellations, so... read more
Remove Nauru Children: Bishop O’Kelly...
The Catholic Church in South Australia has added its voice to calls for Prime Minister, Scott Morrison to bring an end to suffering of children and families seeking asylum and currently on detention in Nauru. “At a time when people are greatly concerned about the wellbeing, the care and safe upbringing of children, it seems conflicting that we have permitted innocent children to be confined to... read more
From the Parents & Friends
  • MELBOURNE CUP LUNCHEON
  • ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
  • UPCOMING YEAR LEVEL EVENTS
    Year 8 Drinks
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Tuck Shop Rosters
  • TERM 4 SENIOR SCHOOL ROSTER
  • TERM 4 JUNIOR SCHOOL ROSTER
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The A-Z of People of Faith and Science
  • YOU ARE INVITED TO THE LAUNCH OF THE A TO Z OF PEOPLE OF FAITH AND SCIENCE
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