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Principal’s Report: Term 4, Week 7

Dear Parents and Caregivers, Welcome to the final edition of the Coracle for the year. In the past week we have held the Carols Night and the Senior School Prayer and Presentation Evening. Thank you so much to all our families for your support of the Carols Night. Our thanks go to the Junior and Middle School Choirs and to...

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Volunteers Liturgy It was a privilege to welcome our Volunteers to a liturgy to thank them for all the hard work they do. These people give freely and generously of their time and talents so that staff, students and other parents are supported, encouraged and enriched by their generosity. The benefit to our school is huge and it is important...

Vic Calleja: On a Winning Journey

Junior School Library Assistant, Mr Vic Calleja, has been awarded an NGS Super Scholarship Award to assist him in his role as an education support staff at the College. This week at the College, Mr Calleja was officially presented with his award by NGS Super Customer Relationship Manager, Elaine Santos. The award, formerly known as the Dedicated to the Dedicated...

Principal’s Report: Term 4, Week 5

Dear Parents and Caregivers, This year we have reviewed our Student Personal Responsibility Policy. A draft document has been formulated. A key focus of the policy is to provide a clear overview of our approach to support all students to make responsible decisions and choices. Each day students interact and engage with a range of people; peers, staff, visitors and...

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Operation Christmas Angel No doubt the sight of the Christmas decorations in the shops has sparked the idea of presents, family gatherings and too much food. For some in our community, however, this has bought about a sense of dread at not being able to provide for their family. It is sometimes easy to forget, that as a group, we...

Tamikha Cruz: Taking Control in the Kitchen

The kitchen is where all the action happens for Year 11 student, Tamikha Cruz. It’s the place that has awarded her a title of Super Crew Champ and a week-long study tour to Los Angeles. Participating in McDonald’s Super Crew Competition as an employee of the world-renown food chain, Tamikha was selected as a finalist to fight-it-out in the title...

Principal’s Report: Term 4, Week 3

Dear Parents and Caregivers, Last Friday, we farewelled our Year 12s as they completed their formal education at the College. We began the morning at 7:30am with a staff-cooked breakfast, which was followed by Mass with members of their family. Graduating from school brings a range of emotions for everyone involved especially for the students themselves; happiness, joy, sadness or...

Hayley Young: Artist with a different stroke

An avid horror movie fanatic, Year 10 student Hayley Young's obsession with gore and havoc has put her in the spotlight in the Special Effects industry. Hayley recently won an Australia-wide ‘BYS Cosmetics – SFX Make-up Artist Search’ competition, providing her with the opportunity to attend an all-expenses paid exclusive BYS Cosmetics Halloween Party ‘Spooktacular 2017 Soirée’ at Luna Park...

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YEAR 12 LEAVERS’ MASS Last Friday we celebrated ‘The End of One Chapter and the Beginning of Another’ for our Year 12 students. The day began with a cooked breakfast, provided by staff members, and concluded with Mass celebrated by Father Pat Woods (Catholic Parish Priest, Elizabeth Parish). As our Year 12 students prepare for exams and the completion of...

Principal’s Report: Term 4, Week 1

Dear Parents and Caregivers, Welcome back to Term Four. It is hard to believe that we have reached the final term for the year. I hope the two week break went well for your family. The last few weeks of this term will be especially important as we hold special events to celebrate the year and the many achievements of...