Principal’s Blog

Living Justice – Celebrating Refugee Week Our refugee students and families play a vital role in creating an opportunity to celebrate the differences and diversity within our schools, helping students look beyond their own personal experiences to help others. Whilst this week in our Church […]

Online Safety – parents as partners

Parenting can be challenging and hard and the instruction manual we all crave does not exist. Parents have to rely on their gut, their friends, their own parents and upbringing to get support. 2020 has thrown us and our young people many hurdles.  At Clonard […]

Sustainability in review

While we have been learning remotely, there has been plenty happening at Clonard behind the scenes. Here are some sustainable highlights worth celebrating from the year so far: • Move to Nude Food – The canteen has been working hard this year to introduce more […]

VCE Exam Timetable

The VCE examination timetable has been released.  All the information you need regarding the exam period can be found via the following link: Other Important Dates:Tuesday 27 October – Last day of classes Wednesday 28 October – Practice and Graduation Mass  Thursday 29 October […]

Library Books – we need your help!

The Clonard Library needs your help. As a result of COVID and remote learning, we have a significant number of library books that are now overdue and need to be returned. Can you please remind you daughter to return any book borrowed in Term 1 […]

Crying in the name of Science

Crying in the name of science! Year 12 biology students are completing Area of Study 3 practical investigation where they are testing the antibacterial effectiveness of tears compared to antiseptics and disinfectants. Tears contain enzymes called lysozymes which have antibacterial properties and help destroy pathogens […]