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Sustainability News

Well done to Clonard students, Mia H, Montana M and Lauren D who attended a rally protesting against Viva Energy’s planned floating LNG import and regasification terminal on Corio Bay. As Australia pledges to reduce methane emissions, Viva Energy pushes forward with plans for gas […]

Ideas for a Sustainable Christmas

 The Year 10 PreCAL class have been busy investigating sustainability and the UN 17 Sustainable Development Goals. 🎄 Here are some Top Tips for a more Sustainable Christmas: 💲 Buy Less🪂 Give the Gift of an experience♻️ Choose sustainable brands🎁 Avoid wrapping paper✔️ Buy Quality!

Brigid’s Garden Program Update

The Brigid’s Garden Program students have been very busy in and outside the garden, with a visit to Genu Nursery last week and cooking up a storm in the kitchen this week. Recently, the Brigid’s Garden Program students visited Gen-U Nursery in South Geelong. Last […]

Brigid’s Garden Program Update

Students have been learning about the importance of bees and birds, their role in the garden, and within the life cycle of plants and pollination. We participated in the Aussie Backyard Bird Count which encourages spending 20 minutes in your favourite outdoor space to observe the birds you see during that period and then […]

Sustainability News – September 2022

“Nature cannot be regarded as something separate from ourselves or as a mere setting in which we live. We are part of nature, included in it and thus in constant interaction with it.” – Pope Francis (Laudato Si’ n139) SUSTAINABILITY STUDENT LEADERS A huge thank you to […]

Brigid’s Garden Program

7 Years for 7 Avocados – This Term in Brigid’s Garden we have been so excited to finally harvest some avocados from our tree after waiting for over 7 years. Thanks to the maintenance team for devising an extra-long fruit picking basket tool to reach […]

Sustainability News

Students participated in two separate tree planting days with The Koala Clancy Foundation (KCF) who received funding to work with school groups this year. The KCF conduct their hands on planting days throughout the winter months and Clonard students participated during August, in Lara, and […]

Clonard Enviro Week 25 – 29 July 2022

Enviro Week Reflection from Year 12 Sustainability Student Leader, Lauren Dillon In Enviro Week, we introduced a new waste system through the partnership of Recycle. This trial bin will collect soft plastics and then be recycled by the organisation into benches, roads, and posts. A […]

Sustainability News – June 2022

We need a conversation which includes everyone, since the environmental challenges we are undergoing, and its human roots, concern and affect us all” (Laudato Si #14) Clonard Enviro Week 25 – 29 July 2022 Stay tuned for Enviro Week next Term with lots of activities […]

Brigid’s Garden Program

To finish the Term, the Brigid’s Garden Program students visited Geelong Table Tennis on Wednesday 22 June and honed their skills with some warm up games, followed by single and double matches.