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Arts and Technology Evening

The Arts and Technology Evening started ten years ago with the launch of the very first vintage of the Pinot Noir grown, pressed and bottled at Valdocco's own winery. Just like our wine, this evening simply gets better with age. I would like to take this opportunity to invite all members of the St

October 24th, 2016|

Head Of Valdocco Article

Having returned to St Joseph’s College after three months of travelling overseas on Long Service Leave, I am very thankful to Mrs Sarah Harris who led the Valdocco community as Head of Campus in my absence, along with Miss Gina Di Stefano and Mr Tom Fay who stepped up into the roles of Year Level

October 24th, 2016|

Leadership Camp Registrations are now OPEN!

Don Bosco Leadership Camp is on again! The annual Leadership Camp is a week-long training course designed to provide leaders and potential leaders with a variety of tools, techniques and, most importantly, hands-on experience in working with young people. The leadership program is a valuable experience designed to support, encourage and equip participants to work

October 24th, 2016|

St Vincent de Paul Society

Dear Social Justice and Religious Education Coordinators, RE: Invitation to attend the Just Art Exhibition    We are excited to extend an invitation to our inaugural Just Art Exhibition that will show case the entries into our Just Art Competition. As you are hopefully aware the topic was ‘Asylum Seekers – Stories of Humanity’

August 12th, 2016|

They’re Creepy and They’re Kooky!

A number of our Year 7 students have stepped out of their comfort zone to become part of the Production Team. Some of these wonderful boys will be showing off their performance skills on the stage whilst other boys are part of the integral back stage crew which is responsible for moving props and

August 1st, 2016|

Purchase your Production Tickets Today

Over the holidays, cast and band members of The Addams Family production have been busy completing an intensive workshop to fine-tune the exacting musical and choreographic demands of the show. It has also been a wonderful team building exercise for all staff and students involved. Three weeks out from opening night and we are all

July 13th, 2016|Tags: , , |

ICAS Mathematics Competition

The International Competition and Assessment for Schools (ICAS) Mathematics paper will be sat on Tuesday 16 August 2016. The Mathematics completion identifies patterns of strength and weakness across the College and cohort performance against their peers nationally. Every competitor receives a certificate ranging from participation to high distinction and a detailed report showing correctly answered

July 13th, 2016|

Senior School News

Dear Parents and Students of Senior School, With Semester 1 now completed, the time has come for Senior School students to begin planning for 2017. The Senior School Course Selection and Careers Expo is a vital part of this planning. The College’s Senior School Course and Careers Expo is on the evening of Wednesday 20

July 12th, 2016|

Deputy Principal – Teaching and Learning Report

"Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible" Francis of Assisi What is the principle purpose of Semester Reports? College reports are a record of your son’s academic and behavioral performance. These reports are designed to be objective and educative, revealing areas of strength, as well as

June 16th, 2016|

Around the Bay in a Day

Around the Bay in a Day is the one day of the year where Melbourne unites to celebrate cycling. Now in its 24th year, Around the Bay has cemented its place in bike riding culture as Australia’s biggest one-day bike ride and will take place on Sunday 9 October. This year St Joseph’s College will

June 16th, 2016|

Experience a morning at St Joseph’s College

We are inviting all current Grade 4, 5 and 6 students to spend a morning experiencing life at St Joseph’s College. The morning will begin at 9.30am and the students will take part in various activities including science experiments, games in the stadium, and visiting our Valdocco campus. Please visit our website for further details

June 3rd, 2016|

Addams’ Family

In the lead up to The Addams Family production, it seems only fitting to give the wider St Joseph’s Community a bit of a sneak peak into all the hard work that has been going on each week behind the scenes. At this stage of the year rehearsals are running three times a week with

June 3rd, 2016|

Holy Saviour Parish Confirmation Program

CONFIRMATION 2016 The six week Holy Saviour Parish Confirmation program is suitable for baptised Candidates in Years 10, 11 and 12 (or aged 16 years+) who have already received the sacraments of First Reconciliation and First Eucharist. The Sacrament of Confirmation will be held on Sunday 21 August at 11am and will be presided by

June 3rd, 2016|

Parent-Teacher-Student Conferences

Parent-Teacher-Student-Conferences are an excellent opportunity for students, parents and teachers to collaborate on improving student performance. Discussions with teachers are not limited to these structured interviews. Parents are encouraged to contact teachers for clarification, advice or to provide information to teachers that can assist the school in supporting your son. This can be done informally

April 22nd, 2016|

Whole School Assembly – Academic Endeavour Awards Presentation Tuesday 19 April

The Principal’s Academic Endeavour Awards are presented to the most outstanding student in each subject (across Years 7 to 12) who best demonstrates consistency of purposeful effort and effective application throughout Term 1 (Years 7 to 12). The recipients of these awards epitomises the attitude of developing one’s abilities to be one’s best. Subject teachers

April 22nd, 2016|