Newsletter - February 6, 2015

From The Principal

Dear Parents, Welcome back to a new year. A new year is a time to set goals and strategies to achieve those goals. I wish every student and their families well for this year and assure you that St Paul’s Catholic College is doing its best to make this a successful year for all. Read More

2015 Japan Tour

The Year 11 and 12 tour to Japan during the Christmas holidays, was a huge success again this year. It was a pleasure to see the 16 boys grow, as per our school’s slogan, “from Manly boys to manly men”, as they overcame challenges and experienced new aspects of Japanese culture. Read More

Assistant Principal

Welcome to another school year and I hope that all members of our community had a restful break. A warm welcome to the new members of the community and I hope that you and your son have had a good start to the school year.    Read More

Pancake Tuesday 17 February

The season of Lent is fast approaching with Ash Wednesday, that marks the beginning of the annual Caritas Australia Project Compassion appeal. Each week during the plight of marginalised individuals and their communities will be highlighted to students.  Read More

Social Justice Meetings

Social Justice Meetings are held fortnightly in the Edmund Rice Cottage on Tuesdays at recess. Our first Social Justice meeting will be held on Tuesday 10th February. All students are invited to come and see how they can make a difference in the world.  Read More

Music News

Welcome back to a new year at St Pauls. I like to make contact with parents as soon as possible in the New Year particularly regarding enrolments for music lessons and music ensembles. Read More

Asia Pacific University Visit

Last year St Paul’s Catholic College, Manly accepted the request from Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU), an International University situated in Beppu, to come and speak to our students about the opportunities they presented for Australian students wishing to study in Japan. From this meeting I was intrigued and kept in contact with Nathan Bastin (the staff member in charge of recruiting for this region). In a display of generosity Nathan invited me to visit APU so that I could see for myself what they have to offer.  Read More

Old Uniforms Wanted

If you have any old white school shirts, navy or grey shorts or College ties at home that your son no longer wears, please bring them into the College Office as we like to keep a small amount on hand to lend out to students if their uniform gets damaged or dirty. Read More