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October 19, 2018

From the College Principal

In my last article I mentioned the article Eight Good Reasons for Being Catholic written by Fr Richard Rohr, O.F.M., and Joseph Martos. Last week, I gave the first two reasons why it is good to be Catholic. These included (1) our religion hasan optimistic view of creation and (2) Catholicism has a universal vision.

The third reason is that the Catholic faith has a holistic outlook. According...


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October 19, 2018

Year 11 Leadership Retreat

This week Year 11 students took part in their Leadership Retreat over two days.It was inspiring to watch these young men begin their leadership journey as seniors with such enthusiasm. The opportunity to come together on retreat are moments which enrich and renew the identity of our College, and enable staff and students to develop those right relationships which are the basis of our community. It is an exciting time for these young men in recognition that...


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October 19, 2018

From the Dean of Teaching and Learning

Online diagnostics galore

Last week, students in Years 5 - 10 completed approximately 3000 online assessments over three days across a range of domains, as part of our annual ACER online testing. Students completed online assessments in Mathematics, Reading Comprehensions, and General Ability. It is a significant investment of time and energy from teachers, IT and support staff, and students alike. However, we are sure that this is repaid back to us multiple times through the...


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