2017 – Term 1 Week 3

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Recently, Year 7 students participated in camp activities at the Don Bosco Camp in Safety Beach. I was delighted to have the opportunity to visit the boys. Br Por was also able to come along as part of his two week stay getting to know St Joseph’s College. Br Por, from Thailand, has been in

February 21st, 2017|

All’s Well That Starts Well

Looking forward to an exciting 2017 at Valdocco Often we hear professional sports people talking about the need to start well. This can mean having a “good first touch” or “kicking the first goal” in order to build confidence in one’s performance and maintain a high level throughout. The school year is much

February 17th, 2017|

Another Exciting Journey Begins

Our Years 7s have begun this year with lots of enthusiasm and anticipation. They have enjoyed their first experiences of our College, willingly taking up the new challenges and making the most of the different opportunities available at a secondary school. The Camp at Dromana was a highlight with all the fun they had at

February 17th, 2017|

Excellence in Everything We Do

The St Joseph’s College song contains the line Excellence in everything we do, inspired by Don Bosco’s description of his pupil Michael Magone’s personal pursuit of excellence. It is an apt line to have in our song, as all St Joseph’s students are encouraged to achieve excellence, but also, and far more importantly, pursue excellence.

February 17th, 2017|

Prayer for Young Learners

Father of all mercies We ask that you would bless the youngest and littlest of learners, the most helpless and powerless of persons, with Your infinite and loving mercy, granting them the strength to learn, concentrate, and act in love towards their teachers and fellow students. We also ask that You would watch over them,

February 17th, 2017|