2019 Term 4 Week 8

2019 Term 4 Week 8
From the Principal
As our school year draws to a close this week and the end of 2019 looms, our Church year begins again with the season of Advent. To suggest that this is a bit incongruous is not unreasonable, but many things associated with Christmas are. Some of this incongruity is associated with the simple fact that seasons in the southern hemisphere are at odds with the northern hemisphere, and so much of the narrative... read more
From the Rector
As we come to the end of another year, Mr Coffey and I thank all our staff, our families, and our students. Hopefully we can find time during the Christmas period to thank God for the opportunities given this year: for the joys shared, and the challenges faced. Many will engage in College activities over the holidays through immersions to India and to Cambodia and Vietnam, Kairos, or the JACSA Tennis... read more
Mass Schedule - December/January
Chapel of the Holy Name Saint Ignatius’ College, 2 Manresa Court, Athelstone Advent Sunday Masses 9.00am on 1, 8, 15, 22 December Christmas Eve service on Tuesday 24 December on the Bellarmine Lawns will commence with Carols at 7.00pm, followed by Vigil Mass at 7.30pm There is no Mass at Athelstone on Christmas Day 9.00am Sunday Masses resume on Sunday 26 January 2020 Weekday 8.00am Wednesday... read more
From the Head of Senior School
This is the first week in our liturgical year. The Advent season is a time of expectant waiting and preparation for the celebration of the Nativity of Jesus at Christmas. This continual coming of Jesus, as for the first time, inspires us as we say goodbye to students at the end of term, to have great hope for them in the year that awaits. The end of a year is a great opportunity to celebrate all that... read more
Ignatian Virtues Design Challenge
This term in Design, the Year 7, 9 and 10 classes were involved in the Ignatian Virtues Design Challenge. There were many outstanding posters across all year levels and all participants are to be commended on their efforts. We would like to congratulate the following class and overall year level winners on their fine achievements. Mrs Liz Wedge Curriculum Coordinator Art & Design Year 7 Design –... read more
Senior School Music News
  • Instrumental Music Tutor retirement - GREG KNIGHT
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Vocational Services Report
Adelaide and Mount Lofty Coastal Youth Ambassadors Training Program Are you 13-15 years old? Love the beach and the outdoors? Want to learn how to protect our environment? The Coastal Youth Ambassadors Training Program gives young people the training and resources to immerse yourself in the marine environment in order to protect the coast through exciting activities like kayaking and snorkelling! The... read more
Music Theatre Camp 2020 - ‘Found’...
With the end of year and January school holidays looming, award-winning production company Pelican Productions is once again excited to present MTC 2020 – 'FOUND'. In its sixteenth year, MTC takes the best of the best from Broadway and the West End and presents a music theatre performance like no other.  This year's performance includes some of the newest shows wowing audiences... read more
USA Music Tour
The College is currently inviting expressions of interest from parents/caregivers for students who would like to attend the January 2021 USA Music Tour. If you have a child that plays a musical instrument/s or sings; is in Years 9, 10, 11 or 12 in 2020 and would like to experience art, music and drama, visiting and performing in schools and churches in America, in places such as San Francisco,... read more
From the Head of Junior School
What might that baby, born of Mary so many years ago, mean for us?  What is the relevance of the Christmas message some 2000 years on? In the same way that God’s love broke into the world through the birth of Jesus, we were all born to make manifest the love and hope that God has for each one of us. Where our children reached out as individuals and as a school to communities beyond our gates,... read more
Junior School News
  • STEM - Reception
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Junior School Sports
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P&F - From the President
Dear Parents and Caregivers With the end of another busy year upon us, the Parents and Friends Committee would like to thank all our volunteers and community, who helped make our events so successful. We’d also like to thank the convenors of the various events - your hard work and hours of planning is greatly appreciated. We take this opportunity to wish everyone a wonderful holiday season, a... read more
Out of School Hours Care
Dear Families Please note that bookings for Vacation Care have now closed! For those booked in, we ask that you please arrive by the advertised time for excursion days. It is important that all children are present for the safety talks given prior to leaving the College. Children arriving late puts pressure on educators to ensure correct numbers and also creates delays for the whole group. There are... read more
Entertainment Book - All Year Round
The Gift of Entertainment is a new Digital Membership valid for 12 months from the day of activation. It is available in a Single City or Multi City Membership and 20% of the sale from each Membership supports the College. Click HERE to buy now. read more
Old Ignatian Art News
Congratulations to Olivia Bradley (Class of 2017) for her winning artwork for the Premier’s Be Active Challenge Poster for 2020. Olivia was also in the same Year 12 Art Class as Jake Yang who won the Premier’s Reading Challenge Poster for 2020. Mrs Liz Wedge Curriculum Coordinator Art and Design Above: Olivia Bradley's Premier's Be Active Challenge poster Above: Jake Yang's Premier’s... read more
Community Notices
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