2019 Term 3 Week 5

2019 Term 3 Week 5
From the Principal
During the course of the past week, a number of staff at the Senior School have commenced the process of interviewing all Year 12 students as they approach the end of their journey at the College.  I have written about this before, but I am drawn back to it because of the Primary Assembly (Years 3 to 6) last Thursday at the Junior School. At that assembly, Old Ignatian Taylor Ortlepp (’15)... read more
From the Rector
During our consultations for our new strategic plan, Striving for the Magis, and through work done by staff and student groups, the College identified six pairs of virtues we seek in an Ignatian today. Just and Courageous Faith-filled and Hopeful Curious and Wise Reflective and Discerning Loving and Generous Grateful and Joyful During these weeks, we are offering some reflections on these pairs of virtues.... read more
Ignatian Ethos
Community Over the past few weeks I have spent considerable time working with staff as they continue their journey with Ignatius. We look at the man, his spirituality and how that guides all we do in a Jesuit school. I have been fortunate to work with new staff, staff who have been at Saint Ignatius’ for a few years and some who have been at the school for many years. I have also spent some time... read more
From the Head of Senior School
There has been excitement at the senior campus as we participate in this year’s Intercol with Mercedes College. We got off to a start this week with cross-country and table tennis. Our teams are keen to continue last year’s winning form and create history by going back to back. Next Wednesday and Thursday, we have open soccer and hockey, and over Friday and Saturday, fixtures for debating,... read more
Senior School Sports
  • TERM 3 WEEK 4 SPORTS REPORTS
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Intercol 2019
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. Senior students from both schools compete for a total of 21 shields across the co-curricular activities... read more
Senior School News
  • School Aerobics National Championships 
  • Congratulations Emma Field
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Vocational Services Report
SATAC Applications The SATAC website is now live and last week Year 12 students were instructed on how to set up their applications. Students are encouraged to log in and familiarise themselves with the process as well as with the courses in the “Explore” section. Applications for courses such as Medicine, Vet Bioscience, Dentistry, Oral Health and some other courses which require interviews... read more
Parent Information Evening
On Wednesday 4 September you are invited to a parent information seminar, conducted by Encounter Youth, entitled A PARENT’S GUIDE TO YOUNG PEOPLE, ALCOHOL & PARTIES. This parent information seminar will follow presentations delivered to Years 10-12 on Friday 30 August, and will support you with evidence-based strategies for talking to you son or daughter about alcohol, protecting your home... read more
From the Students (Senior School)
Blue Week During Week 3 of this term, the Senior School took part in Blue Week, supporting Beyond Blue and encouraging a positive mental health and wellbeing for all members of the College community. To put the theme “Starting the Conversation” into action, students ran a range of activities throughout the week which promoted the importance of a proactive approach to positive mental health.... read more
Arts and Activities
  • YEAR 12 DRAMA, THE BOOK OF EVERYTHING - TONIGHT
  • FESTIVAL OF ARTS CONCERT PHOTOS
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From the Head of Junior School
This week is Book Week, where we recognise and celebrate the power of books in our lives. Beginning with the first oral books, Dreamtime stories provide a wealth of Aboriginal knowledge, spirituality, and wisdom, from when time began. The storyteller role was that of a teacher. Although the medium may have changed from oral to paper print and now electric devices over the years, the gift of a great... read more
Junior School Sports
  • Year 4, YEAR 5, YEAR 6 RED Football 
  • TERM 3 WEEK 4 SPORTS REPORTS
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Junior School News
  • Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)
  • SCHOOLAEROBICS NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS - CONGRATULATIONS VIOLET COLGRAVE
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P&F - From the President
  • FOUNDATION BREAKFAST
  • UPCOMING P&F EVENTS
  • UPCOMING COLLEGE EVENTS
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P&F - Parent Reps (Class Events)
  • YEAR 4 COFFEE MORNING
  • YEAR 5 DAD'S DRINKS
  • RECEPTION EVENING
  • YEAR 1 DAD'S AND KID'S BOWLING DAY
  • RECEPTION COFFEE MORNING
  • YEAR 6 FAMILY NIGHT
  • YEAR 3 MUM'S DINNER
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Tuckshop Term 3
  • SENIOR SCHOOL ROSTER
  • JUNIOR SCHOOL ROSTER
  • BURGER DAY - FRIDAY 20 SEPTEMBER
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