Principal’s Blog

What a wonderful day of celebration yesterday to conclude our College year. The activities of our final day allowed our school spirit to shine through as we celebrated all that is good with joy and gratitude. This followed our previous eight days of early commencement […]

Principal’s Blog

Dear world leaders,  Your people, the world’s young people and future generations are calling on you to act with vision and purpose.  A new vision for education in the 21st century is taking shape.  Above all, quality education must support the development of the individual […]

Principal’s Blog

Today many of us will don our red poppies and pause at 11.00am to remember those who served our country to defend the freedoms and values that mark our democracy. Our College led by our students gathered to ensure their sacrifice was not forgotten.  Remember […]

Principal’s Blog

Thresholds are connected to the Celtic and Brigidine tradition. It is said that St Brigid was born on the threshold and so it has a rich symbolism for us in our community. It is important to recognise and celebrate these crossing moments.  The rituals of […]

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The best thing about being a teacher is that it matters. The hardest thing about being a teacher is that it matters every day! Today in Australia we celebrate World Teachers Day. It is a day to reflect with gratitude on the dedication, commitment and […]

Principal’s Blog

As we come to the end of our 30th week of face to face teaching in 3 years, it has been wonderful to witness the return of school spirit in our coming together over the past fortnight at R U OK? Day, Tri-UMPH Lite and […]

Principal’s Blog

There is something about the first spring sunshine. It is as though Mother nature in her infinite wisdom recognises that our spirits are becoming weary as we come to the end of winter and for us in Australia near the end of third term, and […]

Principal’s Blog

Last Sunday I was a Godparent at a Baptism celebration. The Church was teaming and alive with families across generations and the sound of children, lots of little children. Seven children were welcomed into the Catholic Church. It was a paradoxical scene to what I […]

Principal’s Blog

This week brought an all too familiar feeling as our first Kildare Ministries Retreat in three years was cancelled at the last minute. Bags were packed, flights had been booked but Mother Nature had other ideas. The focus of our retreat was to spend time […]

Principal’s Blog

With Week 2 of the term almost done we are well and truly into the swing of the second semester of our year. Our Year 12s presented their English orals and staff reported a high standard of performance from many of the students. I worked […]