World Wetlands Day 2021

World Wetlands Day 2021 2 February each year is World Wetlands Day to raise global awareness about the vital role of wetlands for people and our planet. Wetlands Wetlands are land areas that are saturated or flooded with water either permanently or seasonally. Inland wetlands […]

Season of Creation

SAVE OUR OCEANS AND MARINE LIFE // Celebrating the Season of Creation brought to you by Ella from the Sustainability Team. http://clonard.vic.edu.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Save-the-ocean.mp4 SAVE THE BEES // Celebrating the Season of Creation brought to you by Lauren from the Sustainability Team.  http://clonard.vic.edu.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/save-the-bees.mp4

National Science Week

Celebrating science & technology National Science Week is Australia’s annual celebration of science and technology. Running each year in August, it features more than 1000 events around Australia, including those delivered by universities, schools, research institutions, libraries, museums and science What is happening at Clonard? […]

Principal’s Blog

Sometime last year, at a formation day with the Kildare Ministries Principals and Managers of the KM community works, we were challenged to consider ‘how will we be known?’ The answer, for us, is in the way we express a spirituality of justice inspired by […]

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 […]

Clonard Chronicles – episode 4

In the fourth episode, your College Captains are back at school! We have an update on the quarantine cup, a new challenge from your social justice leaders and the latest from your sustainability and triumph leaders.

St Brigid’s Garden

St Brigid’s Garden has continued to grow while everyone is away from school in ISO.  Hundreds of kiwi fruits have been waiting on the vine, ready to harvest. We usually harvest in April or May and share them within the Clonard . They are used […]

Clonard’s Native Grassland Garden

Earlier this year some students under the direction of Lisa Singline were involved in the planting of some native grasses in the raised garden bed where a beautiful old gum tree stands. As an ecologist (a scientist that studies the interactions of plants and animals […]

Pre CAL re-grow vegetables

Another week of remote learning ticked off and we’ve had some great learning experiences that may never have eventuated in traditional learning conditions. Some students were given the challenge to re-grow vegetables at home from scraps and germinate seeds with re-purposed waste. A few successes […]