2020 Term 2 Week 2

2020 Term 2 Week 2
From the Principal
I am sure that in the near future I will be writing pieces in The Ignatian that have no reference to COVID-19 at all − and I look forward to that very much. In fact, I commented to others recently that I have noticed that news services are, on occasion, beginning their broadcasts with stories unrelated to the pandemic. Regrettably, these stories are usually associated with some other tragedy or... read more
From the Rector
Coping with Coronavirus brings out interesting aspects in people. There are stories of behaviour that are slightly dystopian, and there is much that is almost utopian. Last week I shared a reflection by Laura Kelly Fanucci about “When this is over …” In a similar vein, Catherine O'Meara, a retired Wisconsin teacher, wrote in mid-March: “And the people stayed home …... read more
Ignatian Ethos
The current situation of the way we live our lives can leave us feeling more vulnerable than usual. The lack of connection with close friends and family members can also mean we do not receive some of the love we usually do from those people. Luckily, God is always with us, and I was reminded of this when an email turned up in my Inbox from IgnatianSpirituality.com. This article speaks of ‘God... read more
From the Head of Senior School
It was great to hear the sound of excited voices and to see the sense of joy on the faces of almost 850 students on Monday morning as they returned to school. Many spoke of how much they had missed being with their friends and teachers in person during these past weeks. Most students appreciated the dedicated work of their teachers in preparing online lessons and resources, but their preference was... read more
Entertainment Membership - Mother’s...
GREAT GIFT IDEA FOR MUM! Purchase a membership by 10 May 2020, and receive a BONUS $20 BIG W eGift Card for Multi City or Multi Plus Memberships or $10 BIG W eGift Card for Single City Memberships*. With a growing list of businesses offering takeaway and delivery for food, shopping and services continually being added, it's perfect for treating Mum. Latest additions include eGift Card offers... read more
Art and Design
  • 2020 SACE ART SHOW
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From the Parents & Friends
Dear Parents & Caregivers On Wednesday night (6 May) we recommenced our P&F Committee meetings for Term 2, in an online format which worked well and went quite smoothly.  The Committee’s focus for 2020 has shifted from organising fundraising and friend-raising events to working on connecting the community better and supporting the families of the College. With that said,... read more
Annual General Meeting
Please be advised that the Annual General Meeting of the Saint Ignatius' College Foundation Incorporated, will be held on: Tuesday, 19 May 2020 6:30pm-8:30pm Richard Flynn Theatre, Saint Ignatius’ College, 2 Manresa Court, Athelstone. Due to the restrictions imposed on gatherings as a result of COVID-19, the Foundation will facilitate a ‘hybrid’ AGM where members... read more