2016 – Term 4 Week 8

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Principal’s News

The Term 4 APSPA meeting was held recently which is a gathering of Principals from across the province. Mr Peter Wright, Acting Director of Religious Education, participated in one of the days in which the 2017 Strenna was announced. The focus for this new Strenna is ‘family’: We are a Family: Every home, a school

November 22nd, 2016|

VIC Baseball Team Selections

Congratulations to David Hurley (10 O’Sullivan), Riley Light (8 O’Mara), Conor Myles (9 Chambers) and Richard Kiel (11 Edwards) (pictured above from left to right) for their recent selections into the Victorian State Baseball Teams. Riley and Conor have been selected into the U16 Team, while David and Richard the U18 Team. All four

November 22nd, 2016|

2016 College Fees

Please note that all 2016 College fees are now overdue. Please contact the Business Manager should you be having difficulty meeting the payment. Next year’s fees will be finalised shortly with invoices sent in the coming weeks. As per last year, early payment and sibling discounts will be applicable. A detailed information pack that includes

November 22nd, 2016|

Why Become a Host Family?

One of the great experiences offered through hosting an international student is learning about another culture as you get to share your own. Students are excited about learning Australian English and culture and your warm welcome improves their chances for academic success and cultural acceptance while far from home. Students will share their traditions, meals

November 22nd, 2016|

Anaphylaxis

Anaphylaxis is a severe and sudden allergic reaction and is potentially life threatening. It needs immediate treatment and urgent medical attention. The most common allergens in young children are eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, cow's milk, fish and shellfish, wheat, soy, certain insect stings and medications. The safety and wellbeing of children who are at risk

November 22nd, 2016|

What’s on in Term 4?

The Year 7s are well and truly into the swing of Term 4. It’s hard to comprehend that only eight months ago the Year 7s were the new kids on the block and now they are practically part of the furniture! It has been a busy term already with EISM sport, the Year 12

November 22nd, 2016|

The Smart Generation Parent Evening

You could hear a pin drop as the powerful, evocative stories from Sonia Karass were shared at the Smart Generation evening Thursday 27 October. Her engaging delivery left audiences captivated and enthralled. With over 100 parents in attendance, the evening was a great success. This special evening, dedicated to exploring the issues surrounding the

November 22nd, 2016|

Head of Valdocco

2016 Valdocco Market a Great Success Friday 4 November saw the culmination of months of hard work in preparation for our annual Term 4 market. It was a great delight to walk around the market and see so many students actively engaged in a variety of tasks. All were working diligently to ensure that the

November 22nd, 2016|

Social Networking: What is it? and How to Engage Safely?

Social Networking: What is it? and How to Engage Safely? We often hear or read about the risks of young people using social networking sites (SNSs) along the likes of Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter and other online spaces which can be used for social interaction (e.g. YouTube, gaming sites etc). Exposure to cyberbullying, harassment, sexual

November 22nd, 2016|