2021 Term 1 Week 5

2021 Term 1 Week 5
From the Principal
From my perspective, this week has been a particularly positive week on a variety of levels. We began the week with the commencement of COVID-19 vaccinations in our nation, and the hope that that brings for a return to a more ‘normal’ existence for everyone. Early data from the UK would suggest that the vaccination program there is already showing signs of slowing infection rates and reducing... read more
From the Head of Senior School
As we reach the halfway point of the term, students will have assessment tasks in their subjects. The College encourages students to use SEQTA Learn to track homework that is due, when tests are scheduled, and the due dates for assignments. Being organised is a key to success. The SEQTA Engage module is available for parents. Our Curriculum Coordinators are endeavouring to make course work, assignments,... read more
Yr 11 Flash Mentoring by Flinders University...
On Tuesday, the Year Elevens were able to listen to a variety of mentors from Flinders University talk about their respective courses and their pathway to University study. Hearing from  diverse courses such as Environmental Science, to Law... Psychology to Education to Microbiology, students were able to get gain a quick glimpse in a 10 minute snapshot of  4 student’s journeys - in... read more
Senior School Sports
  • Catholic Coed Swimming Carnival
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SSSA Triathlon State Championships
West Lakes Canoe Club, Wednesday 17th February 2021 Participants: Tiana Cetta, Liam D’Aloia, Luke Henry, Sophie Kelly, Cody McInnes, Will O’Callaghan, Jonathan Nguyen, Immogen Pertini, Mitchell Phillis, Sophie Polyak, Noah Semets and Hugh Serocki.  A group of twelve students arrived at West Lakes Canoe Club eager to test themselves against some of the best triathletes in the state.... read more
House Athletics Carnival
The 2021 House Athletics Carnival will be held on Thursday 4 March. First events begin around 9:00am. Junior School students will be competing on the Bourke Oval and Senior School events will be held on the top ovals (Wallace and Baulderstone). Parking is available for parents on Atkinson Oval and in Manresa Court. Please note: Parents and visitors must check in via the College’s QR... read more
From the Head of Junior School
As we begin the Lenten season, we are inspired by the quote from St Oscar Romero: “Aspire not to have more, but to be more.” Instead of aspiring to have more, we can focus on how we can BE more. Be more kind, more green, more involved, more aware, more giving.  In class this week, children have been considering how we can ‘BE MORE’ for ourselves and neighbours... read more
Junior School Sports
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Out of School Hours Care
Dear Families, A reminder that Friday 5th March is a Pupil Free Day, with the planned activities including a Science incursion at the College. You must secure a place by returning your consent form with payment by Thursday 25 February. Any bookings taken after this time may not be possible and will incur a $20 late fee. Please be aware that bookings are non-refundable, unless your child is sick and... read more
Easter Holy Week Services
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Lenten Talks, Reflections & Project Compassion...
  • Lenten Talks
  • Lentern Reflections - FIRST SUNDAY OF LENT 
  • Project compassion
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Art Show - Call for Committee Members
Call out for 2021 Saint Ignatius Art Show Committee Members Every second year Saint Ignatius’ College holds the Saint Ignatius Art Show as part of the South Australian Living Artists Festival (SALA) during the month of August. Due to a number of circumstances, including COVID and the construction at the Junior School campus, the Art Show will not be going ahead in its usual form, but will instead... read more
Family Fun Fair - Call for Volunteers
The Family Fun Fair is seeking out volunteers to convene a couple of stalls. This is a great way for year level families to get together and have fun whilst helping to make the day a success. Help is needed in the following stalls: Sausage Sizzle Toy Stall Book Stall Silent Auction Drinks Stall If you wish to know more about what is involved or would like to help convene one of these stalls please email... read more