MacKillop College Newsletter

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Our Mission

“Enabling every student to achieve the fullness of life.”

Our Vision

“MacKillop College will be a place that nurtures authentic, courageous, faith-filled people with a passion for learning, respect for relationships and an ability to contribute to a global community.”

Mary MacKillop Feast Day & Big Day Out Festival

The MacKillop College Big Day Out is a biannual event that forms part of our Saint Mary MacKillop Feast Day. We celebrate the spirit of Mary MacKillop and her want to 'never see a need without doing something about it' by fundraising for communities less fortunate than our own.

A number of PC led activities and events take place during the Big Day Out. Other features of this day include sporting competitions, performances from live bands and a local DJ. Through support and participation in this event, the college community unite to embrace and strengthen our school spirit and to celebrate the fantastic school that we are. This is a compulsory school day that students are expected to attend. 

The Big Day Out is a festival-like event where students and staff can participate in a variety of activities. Some events need to be scheduled to a timetable due to the type of activity it is, otherwise students are welcome to ‘rove’ and partake in the various activities. The MacKillop College Christian Outreach program aims to provide opportunities for the marginalised, less fortunate and the underprivileged, fostering a relationship with our College community.

In the past we have shared a very special relationship with Visale High School, our sister school in the Solomon Islands. Unfortunately, due to circumstances out of our control we can no longer maintain this relationship, however we remain in contact with our friends in the Solomon’s.

We are currently working towards establishing a relationship with a community closer to home. The Cultural Immersion Program aims to empower our students to be involved in an initiative underpinned by Gospel values. In essence, the program aims to 'make a difference' and put a face to christianity through a Cultural Immersion Program.

If the weather is poor, families will be notified via text if Big Day Out needs to be cancelled. 

Lost Property

We have a number of items in lost property some of which are pictured below. If you recognise anything, please collect it from the front office.

We also have school hats, jumpers and jackets. If your child has lost an item that didn't have their name on it, please ask them to see the ladies in the front office.

All remaining items at the end of term will be donated to charity.

Second Hand Clothing Items

We currently have a small collection of Sizes 10, 12 & 14 college jumpers in our clothing pool. All items are $15.00 each and are able to be purchased via the front office. 

Assistant Principal Mission

St Mary of the Cross MacKillop

Prayer

God of all blessings, you revealed in Mary MacKillop a sensitivity to the rights and dignity of every person, regardless of race or creed.

May we learn from her to overcome the obstacles of prejudice and fear.

Help us to value the goodness of each person and all the blessings of unity in diversity.

We ask this through the depth and unity of you, our bountiful God, who holds all things in being.

Amen

On Monday, 8 August we celebrated the feast of the name saint for our College, Mary MacKillop.

As many will know, Mary MacKillop is the first Australian recognised by the Catholic church as a saint. That is, Mary led such a good and generous life of service that, at her death, she had achieved an intimate closeness to God. A Saint’s feast day is the date of their death. This is when their spirit leaves the human body and becomes present with God in ways that we in mortal bodies cannot conceive.

Street Retreat in Daily Life

Congratulations to Year 11 students, Ellie Fallon, Jasmine Gallery, Caitlin Green, Sheridan-Lee Greentree, Tia McGrath, Damon Murfitt, Chloe Dray Pongos, Fleur Sherlock and Elliott Worner on their generous action to participate in the Street Retreat in Daily Life. Between 28 July and 9 August these young people supported Homeless Week by joining in the good works of a number of organisations serving the homeless on the Mid North Coast. They volunteered their services before, after and during school hours and also on weekends.

The Year 11 students assisted in providing homeless people with their physical needs, mostly food and clothing. Equally important, however, was their presence with an open mind and heart, recognising the humanity and dignity of every person they encountered.

The simple, yet profound act of presence was broken into three focuses:

  • sit with them
  • listen to their story
  • be there as a friend

Special thanks to Marg Gobius (Leader of Evangelisation) for creating this opportunity for our young people.

God Bless

Peter Murphy
Assistant Principal Mission

Principal's Update

Mary MacKillop Feast Day

Last Monday was the Feast of our College patron Saint, Mary of the Cross MacKillop. Mary continues to be a source of great inspiration across the College with each year group making Mary’s words their theme for the year.

Year 7 - "Be kind, be very kind"
Year 8 - "Find happiness in making others happy” 
Year 9 - "We have much for which to be thankful"
Year 10 - "How truly wonderful are God’s ways"
Year 11 - "Never see a need without doing something about it" 
Year 12 - "Be calm and full of hope"

Next Tuesday we celebrate the Feast Day with our College Feast Day Mass and Big Day Out; an opportunity for students and staff to come together in prayer to ask God’s guidance for each of us to become more like Mary MacKillop in the way we live our lives. The Big Day Out activities allow students and staff to raise funds for our College Mary MacKillop Fund, a fund established to support students in our own school community or causes identified by students as being in need of our assistance. It is our hope that we will combine these funds to re-establish a Cultural Immersion program between MacKillop College and a remote community. 

Who was Mary MacKillop?

Mary MacKillop was born in Melbourne in 1842. Her parents, Flora and Alexander MacKillop, were Catholic immigrants from Scotland. Mary, the eldest of eight children, was raised in the working-class Melbourne suburb of Fitzroy.

At 16, Mary went out to work, to support her younger brothers and sisters. Two years later she took a job as a governess on her uncle's farm in the small country town of Penola in South Australia. Here Mary met the man who would change her life forever, Father Julian Tenison Woods.

Father Woods, a charming and eccentric priest, shared Mary's dream of educating the poor. He became her mentor and spiritual guide. Mary later wrote: "I heard the Pastor... speak of the neglected state of the children in the parish... and I had to go and offer myself to aid him". Together, Mary and Father Woods opened the first free Catholic school in Penola in 1866, at first in a converted stable and later in this more substantial stone building.

A year later the pair formed a new religious order of nuns - the Sisters of St Joseph - devoted to teaching the poor. Mary took her vows, becoming the order's first sister and its leader. She was just 25 years old. The Sisters of St Joseph was the first Catholic order founded by an Australian. They vowed to live in poverty, own no property and were committed to equality. These were central to the order's rule. As well as schools, Mary MacKillop and the sisters founded hospitals and orphanages, as well as providing shelters for the homeless, former prostitutes and unmarried mothers. 

Source: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2010-10-14/mary-mackillop-biography/2297906

Tell Them From Me Partners in Learning Survey

Parents and guardians were sent an email last week inviting them to complete the Tell Them From Me (TTFM) Partners in Learning survey. As we value the role of parents and carers within our school community we would greatly appreciate your feedback. The information you provide will be used to maintain our commitment to working together in partnership to further improve student learning and wellbeing at MacKillop College.

The survey is anonymous and will take approximately 20 minutes to complete. If you did not receive the email and would like to complete the survey, you are able to access the parent survey on your computer or mobile device by using the URL below: The survey closes on 31 August.

http://tellthemfromme.com/mackillop2022

Students will also be completing a similar survey in Week 5. 

Census

Please click on the following link to our College website for information on the Commonwealth School Data Collection Notice. 

2022 Census Privacy Notice

Cath Eichmann
Principal

Wellbeing

At times it is difficult to explain to students the value of concentrating on their wellbeing. It can be a challenge to get them to understand the reasons why they should use Pulse every week or why they should focus on developing their character strengths; however, it is a challenge worth pursuing. A recent study in The Educator “found that almost a third of students reported they were not coping well over the first half of the year… the capacity of young people to cope had declined from 74% in Term 1 to 61% in Term 2”. Never has a focus on Wellbeing been more important.

At MacKillop College we have a Pastoral Care system where every student is looked after by a Pastoral Care Teacher, Leader of Pastoral Care Coordinator and Stage Coordinator. There is an extensive emphasis on ensuring that students are cared for, known and that they have someone they can talk to if a problem arises. In conjunction with this there are numerous intervention programs such as Project Up and other wellbeing initiatives that are periodically put in place throughout the year. One of the important parts of our Pastoral Care system are our counsellors. 

Mental health issues within schools, and students needing access to support, is continuing to increase and we are so fortunate at MacKillop to have three wonderful school counsellors/psychologists who can provide short term intervention and assistance within the schooling environment. Three respected professionals who support our students in crisis and assist them through the various challenges that they are facing. Referrals are made by any staff member who is concerned about a student’s wellbeing, however they are usually sent through by a Leader of Pastoral Care. Alternatively, students or parents (on the student’s behalf) can ask for an appointment directly. This can be done by visiting the school Moodle page at https://moodle.pmaclism.catholic.edu.au/ and scrolling down to the bottom of the page to find the form, which looks as below:

Whilst confronting, it is important to know that “the capacity of young people to cope (has) declined from 74% in Term 1 to 61% in Term 2” and do all we can to improve that statistic.

If you are concerned about your child/children, please do not hesitate to contact whoever at MacKillop College you or they feel most comfortable with. Take advantage of the wonderful Pastoral Care system that we have in place in order to ensure that our young people not only cope, but thrive.

Have a wonderful weekend.

Lisa Kable
Leader of Wellbeing - Social and Emotional Support

Year 11

Hospitality

Year 11 Hospitality students are continuing with the work placement program in the St Agnes' Food Services Production Kitchen. This is a mandatory part of the Hospitality course where students experience working in the Hospitality industry and are able to practice skills working alongside qualified chefs.

Students assisted with the catering for the 260 plus meals/day for the Catholic Care of the Aged patrons. Thank you to our new Food Services Manager, Dean Matheson for providing our students with such an opportunity. In particular, a huge thank you to the Production Kitchen Chefs for taking students under their wing during the placement. We are very lucky to have such a wonderful collaboration where students can learn directly from experiences in the work place.

Georgina Pender
Hospitality Teacher and VET Coordinator

Year 10

Year 10 students (and parents/carers) have had a very busy two weeks with the MacKillop College Subject Information Day being held last Monday, and both the MacKillop and Newman College Subject Selection Interviews commencing on the Thursday. By all accounts the Subject Selection Day was very successful with many sessions providing valuable information for our students who were still unsure of their pattern of study in 2023. All students will be notified of their finalised subject selections and possible reselections on 29 August.

Year 10 students Ava Kyan, Harmony Mitchell, Caitlyn Pares, Sienna Taylor, Ranen Tebbit and Andrew Yates attended the Luminosity Youth Leadership Summit where they were able to spend three days hearing from such noted speakers as Dr Karl Kruszelnicki AM, Journalist Allison Langdon and Michael Crossland. Each student said the event was a fantastic and an inspiring experience.

I’d also like to congratulate, Grace Dawson, Andie McGrath, Hayley Purkis and Sally Temple who have each secured an overseas exchange between now and the end of 2022. How exciting!

The remainder of the term will see students continuing with their winter sporting commitments and also sees them continuing with their extensive assessment schedule: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/11x05cuinqvJIdesWBM29BETdmMw-5XE4TMtUDFcfYW0/edit#gid=841367490

As always, if you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact me.

Congratulations

Congratulations to Harmony Mitchell who has received a Leader of Pastoral Care Award.

David Kennedy
Year 10 Leader of Pastoral Care

Year 9

Year 9 Camp to Canberra 2022
31 October – 3 November

Our Canberra trip is booked and all going ahead! We will be speaking with the students next week and handing out notes and information during our talk.

Organisation

Each day, our students are expected to organise themselves and prepare for the day ahead. It is ultimately their responsibility to have the correct uniform on, bring the required equipment to school, use their diary and set themselves up for success. If they forget their hat, leave their diary in the car or don’t bring a pen to school, then they are only failing themselves. It is hard to explain this concept to 14-15 year olds but with so many of our Year 9’s now getting part time jobs, it is even more important that they understand the importance of being organised and taking responsibility for their own success.

Learning Goals and Subject Reflections

During extended PC in Week 2, Year 9 completed pages 84 and 85 of their diary. This activity focuses on how they went during Term 2 and how they can improve. Could I please encourage you to sit and have a look at this activity with your child? It is important that we reflect on what we achieved and what areas need some attention. 

Congratulations

Congratulations to Kyla Roach who has received a Leader of Pastoral Care Award.

Daniel O’Dell
Year 9 Leader of Pastoral Care

Year 8

We, at MacKillop College, are a community who values positive relationships with which students may thrive.

Words have impact!

Words can build up or tear down. They can motivate or discourage. Words influence others and build relationships at school. They can tear down relationships.

Of late I have been hearing that some student’s in Year 8 have been tearing people down with words. Year 8 are encouraged to consider the nature and the impact of their words and actions and collectively work together to strengthen a school culture where RESPECT and KINDNESS is authentic and visible and be that kind of person who builds people up, not tears them down with wrong words.

Out and about

Last week on one of my many wanders through the school, popping into classrooms and touching base with students, I was blessed to witness so many examples of students learning through practical tasks. Year 8 continue to work hard in class but they also like lunch and 'hanging' with friends! Here are a few snaps:

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Congratulations

Congratulations to the following students have received a Leader of Pastoral Care Award: Olivia Green, Chloe Kapila, Ruby Menin and Marcellus Skea.

Greg Finney

Year 8 Leader of Pastoral Care

Year 7

Big Day Out: Tuesday 16 August

Each year we celebrate the Solemnity of Saint Mary of the Cross MacKillop, Australia's beloved first saint and patron saint of our school. St Mary MacKillop's impact on Australian education was remarkable.  She was a trailblazer and a leader who passionately advocated for the holistic Catholic education of children in rural areas and opened a door of hope into the future for them and their families teaching the value of justice, hope, collaboration, compassion and respect.  

To honour her legacy, our school community varies from routine to celebrate Big Day Out next Tuesday, 16 August. This is a compulsory school day and promises to be a lot of fun.

The day begins with a liturgy and for the remainder of the day students join in the various activities being run, similar to a festival-like atmosphere.

Year 7 PC groups and their teachers have collaborated and will run an activity on the day through a roster system. It is wonderful to see the students' enthusiasm and responsibility in preparing for their activities:

  • 7 Innes 1 and 2 are making and selling donuts;
  • 7 Innes 3 and Flinders 1 are hosting an activity they call Ninja Warrior;
  • 7 Oxley 1 and 2 will challenge staff and students to a throwing competition with ‘Cream Pie’; and
  • 7 Macquarie 1 and 2 have prepared an Escape Room.

This is an out-of-uniform day. The SRC has encouraged students to dress for a ‘circus’ theme befitting our character strength focus for this term, humour and playfulness. Students and families are urged to check the student out of uniform Code of Presentation outlined in the diary to ensure their attire is appropriate.

For practical purposes, the Big Day Out is essentially a ‘cashless’ event. Students are able to purchase pre-sale tickets through the front office of each campus. Tickets are $1 each. As a guide, most students spend anywhere between $20-50 on the day and most activities are between $1-$5 each. 

All funds raised will be donated to help others access education in indigenous communities as part of our Cultural Immersion Program. 

A special thank you to parents for your support of your child’s efforts and contributions to their PC activity and for helping with the purchase of tickets. 

Year 7 Extended PC Wednesday, 17 August

We always begin this Wednesday with a Year Assembly to celebrate student achievements and reinforce specific areas for progress. Matters I will address will include the importance of taking care of our school property and our environment. As carers are well aware, students carry in their bags expensive devices and I will reinforce the need for careful behaviour and respect for each other's school bags to avoid damage. It has also been disappointing that some Year 7s have been called out for throwing food and leaving litter or food waste in their playground area. Given all Year 7 has spoken about the need to take care of our environment in English, I will be pressing environmental practice starts with them at school where we are all responsible for maintaining our awesome grounds.

Each Year 7 student will also be invited to nominate themselves or a peer for four positions on the Student Representative Council (SRC); their office will begin in Term 4 in order to continue the representation of students as Year 12 leaders prepare for the HSC. Please encourage your son or daughter to carefully consider who they consider will be an effective, positive leader - it may be themselves! The SRC is the voice of the students and offers various opportunities to be active in our school in a leadership role. 

In PC, students will then complete a Tell Them From Me survey to evaluate areas for school improvement and have a say about matters that concern their schooling.

So, a big week ahead! Again thank you for working with us to guide our young ones towards being their best selves and valuing the opportunities available at our school for holistic education, as we strive to continue the practice of Saint Mary MacKillop. 

Congratulations

Congratulations to Paige Goldie and Angelina Mifsud-Scriven who have received a Silver Principal’s Award.

Congratulations to the following students who have received a Leader of Pastoral Care Award: Dasha Cressida Bayot, Blaze Colthorpe, Ayla Cross, Toby Fraser, Paige Goldie (x2), Poppi Maltman, Charley McGuigan, Angelina Mifsud-Scriven, Hayley Rickard, Mylee Roach and Faith Urquhart.

Nicole O’Connell
Year 7 Leader of Pastoral Care

Sport Update

Athletics Carnival

Unfortunately due to poor weather, we were forced to cancel our annual Athletics Carnival. However, we were keen to still provide an opportunity for our athletes to compete and earn the rights to represent the College at the Lismore Diocesan Athletics Carnival on Wednesday, 24 August. Over the past two weeks we have run all of the competitive events throughout the timetable. I have been very impressed by the student’s competitive attitude to maintain a high standard of participation while not having the atmosphere of a carnival to compete in.

Thank you to the many staff who gave up their free periods to make this happen for our students, and especially to Mandy Palin and Gretel Worner for making the logistics of this work for every event. Thank you to all staff that ensured the day ran smoothly in particular to Noel Stevenson, Chris Gridley and Gretel Worner for their help assisting to prepare all things Athletics.

Congratulations to the Champion House FLINDERS who were crowned the Champion Athletics House for 2022 well lead by their House Captains Samantha Thresher and Lauren Nichols.

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Results 

Age GroupAge ChampionHouse Runner UpHouse
12 GirlsCharlotte TaylorOxleyNessa KinchingtonInnes
12 BoysLuke Everson
Charlie Power
Macquarie
Flinders
Diarmuid Barltrop
Alex Saunders
Macquarie Macquarie
13 GirlsClaire MorrisOxleyArliah MorrisFlinders
13 Boys Noah PociaskInnesBenjamin SpencerOxley
14 GirlsCara McIlroyInnesLane JordanMacquarie
14 BoysKale HaeseFlindersJarvis LinehamInnes
15 GirlsClaire PierenInnesLily TaylorOxley
15 BoysKodie Baird MoranFlindersWilliam OliverOxley
16 Girls Tallara DuckMacquarieEmily PrinceMacquarie 
16 BoysCody MillsOxleyArchie KayInnes
17 GirlsCassidy PierenInnesFleur SherlockMacquarie 
17 BoysElliot WornerFlindersLennox JensenFlinders
18 Girls Dominica TooheyOxleyTahlia LaceyFlinders
18 BoysDylan De DomizioFlindersLiam JonesFlinders

Records Broken

NameAgeGenderEventPrevious RecordNew Record
Cara McIlroy14FemaleHigh Jump1.42m (2002)1.43m
William Pamplin17MaleDiscus31.29m (2015)36.40m

Representative Sport

NSWCCC Opens Hockey Championships

Congratulations to Zara Ferguson, Samantha Thresher, Tobias Toohey and Dominica Toohey who represented their respective NSW Hockey Open Boys and Girls teams at the NSW All Schools Hockey Championships held earlier in the term. The girls won gold and the boys finished with a silver medal. This is the largest contingent of players that we have had represent NSWCCC in hockey and we are very proud of their achievements.

Congratulations to Charlie Ford who pursued the representative pathway as a referee. We all know how crucial officials are in sport to ensure a high quality competition.

NSW All Schools Touch Football – 9/10 Boys

The Year 9/10 Boys Touch team competed in the NSW All Schools state finals on the Central Coast this week. Despite a number of key players missing the tournament through illness and injury, the team proved to be a very competitive outfit on the day. 

Calling on younger players Cruz Lewis and Jesse Andrews to fill the void, the team managed to finish the tournament with two wins and two losses, missing the semi-finals on for and against. After a strong 6-1 win early over Kingscliff High School, the boys had an unlucky loss to Brisbane Waters College in Game 2. Hunter Sports High proved too strong but the boys rallied together for an awesome 4-3 win against Narabeen Sports High in our final game. 

Ethan Tombs was again outstanding in attack and was the team’s MVP in the day. He was supported well by Beau Chegwidden, Joe Carrick and Billy Gleeson. 

A great effort for the boys. 

Warren Lorger
Coach

NSW All Schools Touch Football – 7/8 Girls

The Year 7/8 Girls touch team proved themselves as one of the top school teams in NSW winning three of their five games at the NSW All Schools State Finals. The girls only losing 1-0 to the eventual State Runners-up. 

Great wins were had against teams from Wagga, Singleton and Tweed Heads. Overall the team scored 11 tries and only had 8 scored against us. 

Made up of some of Port Macquarie's best junior Touch players, combined with some great athletes new to Touch, the team did themselves and the College proud displaying great teamwork and sportsmanship throughout the day.

Led by Captain Milla Swain, the girls never gave up and defended exceptionally well throughout the day. Moments of both team and individual brilliance also shone through in some excellent tries being scored. 

I look forward to watching this team over the next few years and believe some players will go on to represent NSWCCC in the future. 

Cath Eichmann
Coach

Diocesan Basketball – Junior Girls

Our junior girls team showed enormous spirit and determination over the two days of competition.

With very little basketball experience within the team, the girls showed dramatic improvement every game.

They played cohesively as a team, showed each other a lot of support and encouragement and played each match with excellent sportsmanship. Most importantly, the girls had a lot of fun both on and off the court.

Stephanie Connor
Coach

Diocesan Basketball – Junior Boys

The 7/8 Boys Basketball team played well over the Diocesan tournament ending up with an equal third place. The team played well and had convincing wins against both St John's Woodlawn and Trinity Lismore before going down to both eventual finalists throughout the round games. The boys should be commended for the teamwork and camaraderie they displayed throughout the tournament. 

Adam O’Brien
Coach

Diocesan Basketball – Intermediate Girls

Congratulations to the Year 9 and 10 Girls’ Basketball team who represented the school at the recent Diocesan Basketball carnival.  After a baptism of fire, and a significant loss, against John Paul College Coffs Harbour, the girls regrouped and with an exceptional team spirit and determination won the rest of their pool games.

Meeting Coffs Harbour again in the final was daunting but we proved we were up to the challenge.  The game was close for its duration and although we eventually went down by 10 points, we pushed them until the end.

Each player gave their all and should be congratulated for their effort.  It was a steep learning curve for our less experienced players.

Most Valuable Players for the tournament were Trelise Kirkby and Cara McIlroy who led by example in every game.  

Nicole Thompson
Coach

Diocesan Basketball – Intermediate Boys

The Year 9/10 Basketball team recently enjoyed success at the Diocesan Championships in Coffs Harbour. The boys started the competition strongly, enjoying wins against Xavier College, Ballina, St Joseph’s Regional College, St John Paul College, Coffs Harbour, Woodlawn College and Trinity Catholic College, Lismore.

This placed us first in the pool and put us up against St John Paul College, Coffs Harbour in the final. The team started well, getting out to 20-0 lead. The boys continued their strong performance, rounding out winners.

Congratulations to all the team on a great effort and being Diocesan Champions. The team now moves onto the NSWCCC finals in Sydney in Term 4. The team is Sam Blain, Toby Harper, Xavier Proud, Riley Harmer, Joseph Post, Blake Collins, Blake Romer, Kaden Lawler, Brayden Champion, Zake Morris, Kaeleb Morris and Lucas Scott.

Ryan Adams
Coach

MacKillop College Events and Registration

All registrations for MacKillop College sport teams will be completed by students via logging into the school Moodle page. Go to the Student Links tab on the left hand side and click on the Representative Sports Registrations link. Click on the relevant sport and fill out the google form.

Students will be notified through the morning notices of when to sign up, and when trials will occur.

Click on this link to register.

Sport

Event

Date

Feast Day and Big Day Out

16 August

Netball

NC Regional Netball finals 7-10 Boys and Girls – Port Macquarie

25 August

Rugby League

Harry Wells 9s Boys – Wood Street Port Macquarie

13 September

Lismore Diocesan Events and Registration

Please note that the following sports are currently open for students to be able to sign up to or register their interest to trial. These sports have been advertised to students through morning notices over the past week.

Please click on this link below to register for the sports.

Sport

Event

Date of event

Registration Closing date

Athletics

Athletics carnival in Coffs Harbour

24 August

5 August

Netball

Diocesan Junior/Intermediate/Senior Championships Girls – Port Macquarie

8 September

5 August

Volleyball

Diocesan Boys and Girls Championships – Coffs Harbour

14 October

9 September

Gymnastics

Grafton - TBC

25 October

21 September

NSWCCC Events and Registration

Students MUST be registered for the event with parent and Principal approval (or Principal delegate).

Registration is through the CSNSW Sport portal. Details on how to register:   csnsw.atlassian.net/servicedesk/customer/portal/2/article/198901765?src=584134009

Registrations are via the CSNSW.sport portal. For instructions on how to register go to:  Guide For Parents – Sport Registrations >>

Please note that the NSWCCC Sport registrations for individual nominations for 2022 selections are open for the following trials:

Sport

Event

Date of event

Registration Closing date

Rugby League

Girls – St Mary’s Stadium

17 August

Football (Soccer)

Boys & Girls (Junior and Senior) Knockout finals - Glenwood

30 & 31 August

Athletics

Sydney Olympic Park

12 September

1 September

For further information, go to the CSNSW Sport website Sport pages. https://csnsw.sport/

NSW All Schools Events

The selection for these events are a result of the NSWCCC events.

Sport

Event

Date of event

Football (Soccer)

Glenwood – This event follows the knock out competition and the results at the end of the term

7 September

Community Sport

NSW Country Rugby Union

Congratulations to Tess McWilliams and Wil Rosenbaum who were selected in the NSW Country Rugby Union teams which played at Bathurst on 30 and 31 July. Unfortunately, Tess was too unwell to play. Wil was in the winning Country team that beat City 13-12 in a historic win. Congratulations to both players this has been a massive commitment travelling to Sydney most weekends to pursue this level of Rugby Union.

Basketball NSW Junior State Cup

Congratulations to Evie Bullen who recently went to Sydney representing Port Macquarie Basketball Association for the Basketball NSW Junior State Cup.

NSW State Cup Volleyball

Congratulations to Thomas Watson who was selected in the North Coast Academy of Sport Volleyball team to represent the team in Sydney last weekend at the Volleyball State Cup. Thomas is a keen volleyball player – it is great to see him getting to represent at this level. Well done Tom.

If your child has achieved outstanding sporting results in their community sport, we would love to hear about it. Please email myself, or your child’s respective Leader of Pastoral Care, so we can acknowledge these achievements. 

If you have any questions regarding sport at MacKillop College, please do not hesitate to contact me either by email or phone at the College.

Erin Denham
Leader of Sport

Music News

“Beautiful music is the art of the prophets that can calm the agitations of the soul; it is one of the most magnificent and delightful presents God has given us.”- Martin Luther

Co-curricular Performing Arts Showcase

Congratulations to all students who performed at the annual Co-curricular Performing Arts Showcase. This concert represented all ensembles from dance, music and drama programs at the college that operate outside of class time. Rehearsals are before and/or after school. Students and staff involved are to be commended for their commitment to rehearsal and performance in addition to ‘sticking it out’ amongst such difficult times over the past two years.

The following ensembles took part:

  • Year 7 Dance Group
  • Year 8 - 11 Dance Group
  • Year 7 Drama Club
  • SAPSS Senior & Junior Drumline
  • Senior & Junior Percussion Ensembles
  • Senior Band
  • Junior Band
  • Collective Praise Band & Singers
  • Musical Theatre Company
  • Saxophone Ensemble
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Thank you to the MacKillop College staff who direct these ensembles for your time, skill and energy. Sam Adams, Cara Stewart, Mark Spence, Jamanda Eggert and Phoebe Baylis.

We are already looking forward to the 2023 showcase! We hope to see you all there!

Junior Instrumental Recital

The Annual Junior Instrumental Recital will take place in the Theatre on Wednesday, 31 August from 6:00pm - 7:30pm. This recital is an opportunity for students taking tuition on a instrument either at the college, privately at home or elsewhere in the community, to perform to family and friends. The recital has a relaxed and supportive atmosphere and is perfect for beginners through to advanced musicians.

All students interested in performing are to express their interest to Cara Stewart (MacKillop College Music Teacher) as soon as possible either in person or via email cara.stewart@lim.catholic.edu.au

In addition, the recital will feature junior instrumental ensembles that include the junior band, junior percussion ensemble and saxophone ensemble.

Links & Forms

Music Ensemble Sign Up Form

Music Tuition Request Form

Co curricular Music Google Classroom

Senior Band STILE PAGE

Junior Band STILE PAGE

The Collective Pop & Rock Praise Band STILE PAGE

Saxophone Ensemble Google Classroom

Musical Theatre Company Google Classroom

Upcoming Events

Feast Day Mass

  • Week 5 - Tuesday 16 August - Period 1, College Hall Collective Praise Band & Singers

Youth Mass

  • Week 6 - Sunday 28 August, meet 4:15pm at St Agnes' Church for a 5:00pm start. Mass concludes at 6:00pm Collective Praise Band & Singers

Please contact Mr Denham with any questions relating to the co-curricular music program at MacKillop College.

Robert Denham
Leader of CoCurricular Music

Evangelisation

Vinnies Winter Appeal

We have officially begun our Vinnies Winter Appeal, where we will focus on making life a little easier and warmer for those in need.

We encourage everyone to think about sorting through their clothes and blankets for donations (please ensure that they are clean and are good quality clothes).

When we give clothes to Vinnies, some go directly to people who need assistance with clothes, while the rest go into the Vinnies Shop and the money made from their sale goes to assisting people with vouchers for electricity, rent and food. 

This ministry is a really important one and so we ask everyone to carefully think how YOU can make a difference. 

Some of the other plans we have during this time include: a hot chocolate stall, cake stall, out of uniform day (Thursday, 25 August) and our Vinnies Sleep out (Friday, 26 August). Students should keep their ears open to hear about the opportunities offered over the next few weeks.

Homelessness Week and St Agnes Parish Street Retreat in Daily Life

The National Homelessness Week this year runs from 1 – 7 August. With this in mind, an enthusiastic group of our Year 11 students began their 'St Agnes' Parish Street Retreat in Daily Life' with a launch night on Thursday, hearing from LIFELINE how they support those who are struggling and one group on Friday evening assisting at the Port Outreach BBQ.

In Week 3 students will work in groups to assist at both the Port Outreach events and the Hastings Homelessness Committee 'Travelling Road Shows', which will serve the marginalised in Port Macquarie, Wauchope, Lake Cathie and Laurieton.

Everyone is invited to donate a Coles gift card which be given to those who are being supported at the 'Travelling Road Shows' – these can be dropped into the College office or via PC teachers.

There is a Public Homelessness Awareness Event on Friday, 5 August on Town Green.

SHINE unites Youth Ministry students in Parish Secondary schools in the Diocese of Lismore. The Youth Ministry program is offered to Year 9 and 10 students, allowing those with a willingness to nurture their faith an opportunity for Christian fellowship and spiritual formation in the area of peer to peer youth ministry.

This two-day event combines elements of praise and worship, inspiring keynote speakers, student testimonies, small group discussions, interactive workshops, prayer, Eucharistic Adoration and Mass. A feature of the gathering is peer-to-peer ministry; we welcome all Senior Ministry Team members to apply for the roles of: Small Group Leaders, Testimony and Workshop facilitators.

An integral part of the Proclaim Lismore students continuum of student discipleship retreats, SHINE will again be held at St John Paul College in Coffs Harbour on Thursday 18 – Friday 19 August, with over 550 participants expected. Please join us in praying for its ongoing success.

Youth Ministry students from MacKillop College will attend SHINE.

Date

August 18 – 19

Location

St John Paul College, Coffs Harbour

Personnel Responsible

SEACS School Evangelisation Strand (Matt de Dassel - Consultant, Kate Nestor - Education Officer). 

Attendees

Year 9 and 10 Ministry Class students from across the Diocese.
Year 11/12 Senior Youth Ministry Team students from each Parish Secondary School as available.

Marg Gobius
Leader of Evangelisation

Sport Update

Term 3 Sport

Representative sport

Katrina Fanning Cup Northern Regional Finals– U14 Girls

Tuesday, 26 July Mackillop College competed in the Katrina Fanning Cup Tackle competition. This competition hosted all the winning teams in their region. Our first game was tough against the overall winners of the day going down to St Joseph's Aberdeen by one try (10-4). Try by Charlee Lawlor. 

With two games off, the girls regrouped for their second game against St Joseph's College, Banora Point. They won this game 18-4. Tries to Natalie, Darcie, Milla and three successful conversions to Lily.

Our final game was against Kyogle. This was a hard hitting game with limited interchange players left due to a number of injuries. The girls dug deep and demonstrated skill, team work and enthusiasm to win this game 22-0. Tries to Sehtaya, Darcie, Milla x 2 with Lily again kicking three out of four successful conversions. 

The U14 team finished 2nd overall. Well done to the whole team as it was a competitive competition with some hard hitting plays and strong defensive play. 

Team list: Milla Swain, Arliah Morris, Lily Moseley. Sehtaya Gordon, Darcie Gleeson, Charlee Lawlor, Suki Fraser, Leah Hanson, Charlotte Weatherley, Inala Gibbs, Jasmine Lacey, Natalie Howard and Evie Hewens.  

Kate Cowan - Coach

Katrina Fanning Cup Northern Regional Finals – U16 Girls

Congratulations to our Under 16 Girls Rugby League team who travelled to Coffs Harbour on Tuesday to contest the Northern Regional Finals of the statewide Katrina Fanning Cup competition.

The girls played three games playing Ballina Coast High School in Game 1. This was an extremely physical game against a team that clearly had a lot of rugby league experience with the opposition scoring three early tries.  Our girls fought back in the second half, however went down 22-4.

Game 2 was against St Joseph’s Banora Point. Immediately our girls took control in attack, scoring a try in the opening minutes. Banora put on a counter attack but was not enough to withstand our girls strong defence and attack. Our girls scored again late in the second half sealing an 8-4 win.

Game 3 ended up being the Preliminary Final against Ballina Coast High School. Given the score line in game 1, the girls were nervous. Our girls came out firing and had Ballina on the ropes initially, scoring a try and converting the goal going into the lead 6-0. Ballina hit back with a try without a successful conversion, with a half time score line of 6-4; our girls were excited.

Unfortunately a couple of decisions didn’t go our way early in the second half with the opposition capitalsing on this and scoring two quick tries to put us on the back foot. We finished the game 18-6.

I was super proud of the girls as one of our key goals was to improve throughout the day which clearly they did. The girls had to really dig deep and muscle up. Notable performances from Briana Anderson, Penny Sprague, Tess McWilliams and Niah Evans playing consistently well in the three games and were well supported by their fellow team mates. Congratulations to Briana Anderson who was named Most Valuable Player. Special thanks to Evie Washington and Tana Marino for runing water for the girls.

Erin Denham - Coach

NSWCCC Open Football – Boys

After a tough and physical hit out against a technically strong and well organised St Francis Xavier College, the Open Boys Soccer team were unfortunate to come away with a loss. Even though we had a dominant first half and held our own in the second, goals from St Francis Xavier College late in each half slowed the team's momentum as the score settled at 2-0 after the full time whistle. Despite the score line, our boys showed great character and resilience to keep pushing, and were unlucky not to have converted a few quality chances. All the boys should be proud of themselves for the effort and commitment shown to have progressed so far in the competition. 

Daniel Watts - Coach

MacKillop College upcoming events and registration

All registrations for MacKillop College sport teams will be completed by students via logging into the school Moodle page. Go to the Student Links tab on the left hand side and click on the Representative Sports Registrations link. Click on the relevant sport and fill out the google form.

Students will be notified through the morning notices of when to sign up, and when trials will occur.

Click on this link to register.

Sport

Event

Date

Feast Day and Big Day Out

16 Aug

Netball

NC Regional Netball finals 7-10 Boys and Girls – Port Macquarie

25 Aug

Rugby League

Harry Wells 9s Boys – Wood Street Port Macquarie

13 Sept

Lismore Diocesan events and registration

Please note that the following sports are currently open for students to be able to sign up to or register their interest to trial. These sports have been advertised to students through morning notices over the past week.

Please click on this link below to register for the sports.

Sport

Event

Date of event

Registration Closing date

Basketball

Junior & Intermediate – Coffs Harbour

2 & 3 August

22 July

Athletics

Athletics carnival in Coffs Harbour

24 August

5 August

Netball

Diocesan Junior/Intermediate/Senior Championships Girls – Port Macquarie

8 September

5 August

Volleyball

Diocesan Boys and Girls Championships  Coffs Harbour

14 October

9 September

Gymnastics

Grafton - TBC

25 October

21 September

NSWCCC events and registration

Students MUST be registered for the event with parent and Principal approval (or Principal delegate).

Registration is through the CSNSW Sport portal. Details on how to register.  

Registrations are via the CSNSW.sport portal. For instructions on how to register go to:  Guide For Parents – Sport Registrations >>

Please note that the NSWCCC Sport registrations for individual nominations for 2022 selections are open for the following trials:

Sport

Event

Date of event

Registration Closing date

Rugby League

CCC Girls ½ Day camp

16 August

Rugby League

Girls – St Mary’s Stadium

17 August

Football (Soccer)

Boys & Girls (Junior and Senior) Knockout finals - Glenwood

30 & 31 August

Athletics

Sydney Olympic Park

12 September

1 September

For further information, go to the CSNSW Sport website Sport pages. https://csnsw.sport/

NSW All Schools events

The selection for these events are a result of the NSWCCC events.

Sport

Event

Date of event

Touch Football

NSW All Schools Touch Football – 7/8 Girls, 9/10 Girls and 9/10 Boys at Central Coast

1 & 2 August

Football (Soccer)

Glenwood – This event follows the knock out competition and the results at the end of the term

7 September

Community sport

Exciting Oppurtunity....Media Rookies

Calling all junior journos! We’ve got an opening for two rookies in our media squad, and we want you to enter the draft! 

The FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup 2022 (FWBWC22) Media Rookies program is open to Australian high school students aged 14 years and over who have a keen interest in sport, journalism or media, and who love to create content. We’ll be choosing two students for the program, and providing them with a money-can’t-buy experience at the World Cup this September.

Our Media Rookies will get to sit alongside international reporters during games, attend press conferences, and gain insight into what goes on behind-the-scenes at a World Cup. They’ll get the opportunity to create content for Basketball NSW’s social media channels, and may even have the chance to interview an athlete!

Here’s exactly what our Media Rookies will get:

  • Official media accreditation for games at Sydney SuperDome on Monday, 26 and Tuesday, 27 September (each student will get to attend one daytime and one evening session).
  • An opportunity to attend press conferences.
  • Interview opportunities with athletes (pending availability).
  • Lunch/dinner pending the session they are covering.
  • Potential to have their content featured on Basketball NSW social media channels.
  • 1 x complimentary adult ticket for the session they are covering to have a parent/carer accompany them to the event.
  • Parking vouchers for parent/carer if required (free train travel is provided with event tickets).

Please note: Any additional travel or accommodation expenses will be the responsibility of the successful applicants.

Read the Media Rookies Program Terms and Conditions on the webpage.

How to Apply

To apply, you need to be enrolled in an Australian secondary school and aged 14 years or over at first date of event (22 September 2022).

In your application, we’d like you to tell us a little bit about yourself, the content you like to create and your favourite sports social media account. You’ll need to come up with three questions you’d ask an Opal in an interview, and then shoot a 1min video of yourself telling us why you want to be a Media Rookie.

Applications close on Friday, 19 August at 5:00pm AEST and short-listed candidates will be invited to an interview during the week commencing Monday, 22 August. Our lucky two Media Rookies will be notified during the week commencing Monday, 29 August 2022.

Click on the link: Media Rookies Program

If you have any questions, please send them to schools@womensworldcup.basketball. Good luck!

If your child has achieved outstanding sporting results in their community sport, we would love to hear about it. Please email myself, or your child’s respective Leader of Pastoral Care, so we can acknowledge these achievements. 

If you have any questions regarding Sport at MacKillop College, please do not hesitate to contact me either by email erin.denham@lism.catholic.edu.au or phone at the College.

Erin Denham
Leader of Sport

Music News

“Beautiful music is the art of the prophets that can calm the agitations of the soul; it is one of the most magnificent and delightful presents God has given us.”- Martin Luther

A Theatre of Song

In November the College Musical Theatre Company will lead a performance in the theatre that will be a variety show of sorts with a musical theatre theme. In addition, a musical theatre solo voice competition will also take place (more on this later).

Commencing in Week 3, personnel from the senior band will be reshuffled to form a musical theatre style ‘pit band’ that will accompany the singers at this concert. Rehearsals will be on Friday mornings. A select number of students will be involved. These students have already been notified.

In addition, the College band will rehearse on Thursday mornings. This includes students from the junior and senior band (who are not in the pit band). They will be working on repertoire for performance later in the term.

Links & forms 

Music Ensemble Sign Up Form

Music Tuition Request Form

Co curricular Music Google Classroom

Senior Band STILE PAGE

Junior Band STILE PAGE

The Collective Pop & Rock Praise Band STILE PAGE

Saxophone Ensemble Google Classroom

Musical Theatre Company Google Classroom

Upcoming events

Centenary of the Smith Family performance (Senior & Junior Drumline)

  • Week 2 - Saturday 30 July, 1:20pm - 2:20pm, Laurieton United Services Club, SAPSS Junior & Senior Drumline

Youth Mass

  • Week 2 - Sunday 31 July, meet 4:15pm at St Agnes Church for a 5:00pm start. Mass concludes at 6:00pm. Collective Praise Band and Singers

Assembly performance

  • Week 3 - Wednesday 3 August, Period 1, College Hall, Junior Percussion Ensemble.

Please contact Rob Denham with any questions relating to the Co-curricular music program at MacKillop College.

Robert Denham
Leader of Music

Year 12

Our Year 12 focus for the term is on 'the Little time we have left TOGETHER rather than the little time we have left to do everything'. We started on Wednesday with an extended PC and after a few formal business reminders we got in and had plenty of fun together.

Year 12 are working solidly towards their Trials next week, managing the content as we teach it, revising and preparing at the same time. Term 3 is a stressful time but if we 'chunk' the many items on the ‘to do’ list down into manageable pieces, it becomes more achievable and less daunting. I and many other teachers have been working with students individually to help them create a specific study timetable and manage their time more efficiently.

It really is the pointy end with Year 12. This was evident at the end of term when many students and parents attended the Careers/University talk presented by Jo Pilgrim. It was great to have so many families in attendance and the feedback was very positive. The university road is exciting but also a bit daunting. There is lots to do and many dates to be on top of with applications. One of the most significant dates is the close of UAC applications, and also the SRS application (Schools Recommendation Scheme) which allows the opportunity for early entry. Early entry takes a lot of pressure off students and is one of the many ways students are entering into tertiary education these days.

My advice is at this stage to focus on study but when you have a moment during the Trial period make sure both your UAC application and SRS application are submitted. Remember that preferences for UAC can be changed at any time, so no pressure to know exactly which course you want to study, just put something you are interested in for now and refine it as we go. The Careers Newsletter is a must read for every Year 12 student and parent. Jo Pilgrim was also kind enough to share her presentation through this newsletter for those who were not able to attend on the night.

At the end of last term we also visited Newcastle University for a bit of an idea on what uni life might entail. It was freezing cold and wet, and most of the students were on the end of semester break so it didn’t exactly have the 'buzz' that it usually has. However, it was a great day and a good experience and the university went to a lot of trouble to show us around. A big thanks to Jo Pilgrim for arranging this and attending the day with us.

In the meantime, plans are in motion for the Celebration of Excellence and the Year 12 Graduation. It's always good to keep the fun stuff in mind when life gets busy and stressful. As time gets closer I will ask for some parents to volunteers as a working party to help set up the Graduation on the day.

Andrea Huxley
Year 12 Leader of Pastoral Care

Year 11

Last Wednesday the Year 11 Mass was held in our College Chapel. The Year 11 theme 'Never see a need without doing something about it' was our theme for the Mass. Jonathan Cains started the Mass with a beautiful introduction on his experiences at the 'Street Retreat' in Brisbane last term, and how we can support those in need through the Vinnies Appeal this term by bringing in blankets, clothes or Coles Gift Cards to donate. Many of our Year 11 students were involved in the Mass either through playing music (thank you to Rob Denham and the Year 11 Music class), reading or prayer, the altar in the procession or operating the tech equipment. Thank you to everyone who put their hand up to be involved in our Mass.

Dodgeball competition

Last term there was the highly contested Dodgeball Competition taking place on Fridays during Lunch 1 in the Lochinvar Hall. There was plenty of fun, laughter and flying balls on Fridays with Alexa Harveys PC8 coming out as Champions on our final Friday. They happily munched down on a chip lunch this week as their prize.

The final Dodgeball placing were as follows:

1st Place- PC8

2nd Place- PC7

3rd Place- PC5

4th Place- PC17

5th Place- PC2

6th Place- PC13

Congratulations PC8 on the Championship!!!

CareerQuip 

The Year 11 students were given the opportunity to attend the Mid Coast CareerQuip this week in Taree. The day provided the students with advice about training, study and job opportunities. Exhibitors included universities, private and vocational colleges, student support services, Australian Defence Force recruitment, TAFE, NSW Police, local and regional skills shortage employers plus trades and vocations.

It was a wonderful opportunity for our students to speak to people about some of their options post school and start to think about what their future might look like.

Thank you to Jo Pilgrim, Leader of Career Transitions and Pathways for organising the day for our students.

Tracey Bewicke
Year 11 Leader of Pastoral Care

Year 10

Year 10 have continued their transition activities with a visit to Newman Senior Technical College last Thursday which was well received by all students. This week also saw some students attend either the Newman and/or MacKillop College Information Evenings on Tuesday and Wednesday nights. Week 3 will see all Year 10 students attend the MacKillop Subject Information Day on Monday, before they begin their interviews for both MacKillop and Newman on Thursday. This transition theme will continue right through August with subject selection and confirmation of enrolment occurring in September.

Lastly, for any students who may have been absent, we have spare copies of Newman and MacKillop Subject Selection and Information booklets available in the front office.

As always, if you have any questions or would like to discuss your child’s progress do not hesitate to contact me.

David Kennedy
Year 10 Leader of Pastoral Care

Year 8

Welcome back to another Term and a new Semester. Hopefully everyone was able to get some rest over the break, and start the new semester with a refreshed set of goals.  

During Extended PC this week Year 8 students were asked to evaluate their academic report, look closely at their approaches to learning and set their learning goals for the semester.  This can be found on Page 84-85 of the student diary.

Please look closely at this, and for some students it may directly relate to their success or areas of improvement in their academic performance.

The school diary is one of our key methods of communication and diaries are to be signed on a weekly basis by caregivers. Teachers and students will use the school diary to record tasks, reminders and important information. Caregivers are also encouraged to use the diary as a way reciprocating this communication. Working together is key to assisting our young people to achieve their personal best. Please do not hesitate to make contact with your student’s PC teacher or myself at any time.

Well done

It's great to see so many smiles, showing how happy students were with their efforts in achieving success in their latest Science topic test. They did such a great job, that they were awarded with a Merit Certificate and a medal! Well done on the hard work and effort everyone.

Congratulations to the following students for these awards:
Silver Principal Awards: Daisy Duncan
Pastoral Coordinator’s Awards: Alexandra BransdonDaisy DuncanSpencer LeeAmy McWilliams (x2), Madeline Poulton, Savannah SivellBrianna Waller (x2), Elliot Williams, Olivia Green, Chloe Kapila & Ruby Menin.

Greg Finney
Year 8 Leader of Pastoral Care

Year 7

Welcome back to a new semester! Refreshed by a break with quality time with family and friends, it is wonderful to see Year 7 return to settling into the routines of school life with preparedness, positivity and energy to ‘do better’.

One way to keep momentum: think it, plan it, do it.

A new semester brings the promise of new possibilities. At our Year Assembly, I encouraged every student to reflect on their school report and set two new goals to plan and work towards (pages 84-85 in their student diary). Clarifying a goal keeps students moving forward; achieving goals translates to feelings of success and confidence for students, which in turn leads to greater confidence and productivity. Please take 15 minutes to sit with your son or daughter and speak with them about the goals they have set for themselves this term.

Athletics Carnival

Although it was a shame our Athletics carnival could not run as a whole school community gathering, students still have the opportunity to participate in running and field events; they also earn House points by registering for events on Moodle. I applaud the efforts and enthusiasm many of our Year 7s have demonstrated in the sporting arena already in pre-events and look forward to learning more about individuals’ participation and successes.

Winter Woollies Appeal - Warm items you can spare and share

Our Winter Woolies Appeal has begun. Next week is National Homelessness Week and so it is nice to recall that we have something to offer others. If you have GOOD QUALITY winter clothes AND/OR BLANKETS you could donate to others, please organise your child to bring these items to their PC teacher.

Let’s take care of the ‘little things’ while they are still little

I would like to call on parents and carers to remind and support Year 7 to continue to tick these boxes: wear the correct uniform; use the College Diary; complete homework; be punctual; follow the teachers’ instructions and engage in your learning, and most importantly, be respectful to your peers and staff. It is by taking care of such matters that we set up Year 7 for greater success to develop positive relationships and engage more effectively at school. 

Congratulations to the following award recipients:

Pastoral Coordinator’s Awards:  Ebony Hassett,  Gracie Huxley,  Spencer Lee,  Amy McWilliams (x2),  Keegan Pope,  Aidan Wadwell,  Zoe Mizzi, Blaze Colthorpe & Mylee Roach

Nicole O'Connell
Year 7 Leader of Pastoral Care