2019 Term 2 Week 9

2019 Term 2 Week 9
From the Principal
During the past few days, the College has been fortunate to receive some very favourable media coverage related to student activity. Of course, we do not determine the success or otherwise of an event by the coverage it does or does not receive, but it is nice when good-news stories are able to include us. On Friday night, ABC television news presented a reasonably lengthy piece on our senior students... read more
From the Rector
As we come to the end of Term 2, we consider how we have lived the ideals our College promotes. At Saint Ignatius’ College, we seek to link learning with the development of character. We do this in partnership with families, and we ask students to support and lead each other in this special life quest. Our aim is for people to grow in an excellence of humanity, to be people of the Magis −... read more
Ignatian Ethos
Another busy term is coming to an end and we are all, students, parents and staff, looking for a slower pace of life over the next three weeks. Ignatius wanted his followers to be ‘contemplatives in action’ and we have tools such as the examen to assist us with this. At times it is worthwhile to take ourselves on our own mini-retreat and spend more time on contemplation and a little less... read more
From the Head of Senior School
This has been a dynamic week at the College, with the Year 10 students at their various Work Placements, the Year 11s have been dedicated to their community service as part of the Caroline Chisholm program and the Year 9 students involved in their wellbeing and gender-based programs. Thank you to all the staff for their work in ensuring the success of these truly valuable experiences for our students.... read more
Senior School News
  • REFUGEE WEEK
  • SCHOOL AEROBICS STATE FINALS
  • ROBERTO LOMBARDI - FOOTBALL UMPIRE MILESTONE
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Senior School Sports
  • TERM 2 WEEK 8 AND 9 SPORTS REPORTS
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From the Students (Senior School)
Week 8 was Refugee Week, a time in which the college showed our support for those who are forced to flee their homes due to persecution and violence. The theme for the week was ‘Real people. Real stories.’, highlighting the fact that refugees are people like each of us with families, homes, friends and lives that they have left behind. In chapel the Social Justice Group and some Year 12... read more
2019 Saint Ignatius Art Show
The biennial Saint Ignatius Art Show is back again this year with over 85 South Australian established and emerging artists, including indigenous artwork from Kaltjiti Arts and Crafts, a community based, Aboriginal art centre in the community of Fregon in the APY Lands of South Australia. The Art Show has been a very special Saint Ignatius' College event since 2000 and is a wonderful opportunity... read more
Year 12 Drama Production
On behalf of the cast of The Book of Everything, I would like to introduce one of the most amazing and hardworking directors; Karen Sheldon. No stone goes unturned when putting on a massive production and we would like to thank her for all the hard work and effort that Mrs Sheldon has put in so far. This exclusive interview with Mrs Sheldon will show you just how passionate and loving she is towards... read more
Arts and Activities
  • ARTIST AND STUDENT EXHIBITION
  • GIRLS CHESS MASTERCLASS
  • YEAR 12 DRAMA - MASQUERADE
  • MUSIC FESTIVAL CO-COMPERE - TIM WILSON
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From the Head of Junior School
Fr Obwanda Meyo SJ, headmaster and Jesuit priest from Kenya, has spent some time visiting the Junior School this week and last. In celebrating the Mass of the Sacred Heart, he spoke on the virtue of gratitude, one of the founding characteristics of Ignatian spirituality. As a central element of Ignatius’ spiritual exercises, gratitude refers to the appreciation of beauty and excellence in all... read more
Junior School News
  • YEAR 1 ASSEMBLY
  • YEAR 2 ZOO EXCURSION
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Junior School Sports
  • SACPSSA ATHLETICS CARNIVAL
  • TERM 2 WEEK 8 SPORTS REPORTS
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From the OSHC Director
Dear families Bookings for Vacation Care have now closed. Thank you to those families who booked in by the due date, this allows us time to confirm numbers with excursion destinations and special guests, plus purchase the appropriate amount of consumables and craft for the holidays. As we approach the end of term, a reminder to please finalise all OSHC accounts in full by Friday 28 June remembering... read more
P&F - From the President
  • upcoming events
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P&F - Parent Reps (Class Events)
  • Reception Coffee Afternoon
  • Year 5 Coffee Afternoon
  • Year 9 Mum's Drinks
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Special Wine Offer
A reminder the Sevenhill Cellars community offer will be closing tonight, 28 June. Sevenhill have a rich history of supporting our national parish communities and schools. In addition to this support, with every six bottles of wine sold, Sevenhill will forward $10 to the College Foundation, and deliver straight to your door. Click HERE to order. read more
Tuckshop Term 3
  • SENIOR SCHOOL ROSTER
  • JUNIOR SCHOOL ROSTER
  • PASSATA BOTTLES - GIVE AWAY
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