One of Adelaide’s newest Catholic schools celebrates its fifth anniversary next month and while reaching the milestone will provide an opportunity to reflect on achievements, the clear focus continues to be providing its students with a ‘safe, supportive and joyous’ learning environment.
Although admitting to a few nerves before she began talking to a roomful of strangers, Adelaide’s Hannah Beard gave a heart-warming account of ‘her story’ at the National Inclusion Conference held last month.
Logie award winning comedian Shaun Micallef returned to his old school, Sacred Heart College, last month for the annual Founder’s Day celebration.
As part of its 60th anniversary celebrations, St Paul’s College commemorated the feast day of Blessed Edmund Rice at a whole-of-school Mass in St Francis Xavier’s Cathedral.
Year 7 students and teachers from Gleeson College attended a Mass celebrated in memory of Archbishop James Gleeson, Bishop Andrew Killian and Archbishop Philip Kennedy on April 4.
As part of this year’s Easter celebrations, Year 10 and 11 students from Mercedes College volunteered at the annual Ladies of Variety Children’s Easter Picnic held on March 27.
Standing on stage at the Catholic Schools Music Festival belting out a spine-tingling rendition of Louis Armstrong’s 'What a Wonderful World', 12-year-old Michaela Lucas knew in her young mind that this was where she belonged and she was determined to pursue a life on the stage.
Student leaders from Our Lady of the Sacred Heart College turned the tables on teaching and learning and became the facilitators at a workshop last term.
The foresight of a group of parents who saw a need for an integrated educational facility for students with intellectual disabilities and the generosity of two Adelaide women were acknowledged at the official opening of the Siena Wing at Cabra Dominican College last month.
There were tears in the audience when Year 12 student MIKAYLA DAVEY gave a speech at the official opening of the St Mary’s Unit, the Learning Centre and atrium at Cabra Dominican College. Here is an edited version of her moving reflection on how the school’s Learning Centre has helped her to reach her full potential.
Celebrating what it means to be a Catholic school will be one of the features of this year’s Catholic Education Week being held from May 25 to June 1.