Newsletter - June 10, 2016

Follow Us On Social Media

Are you following us on social media? Important communication will continue to be emailed, posted and placed in the newsletter but social media is another way to keep up to date with the happenings here at St Paul's. Read More


Canteen Menu

Click Here to view the Canteen Menu. Read More


Please Bookmark Links for Future Reference

College Website:                  www.stpaulsmanly.nsw.edu.au  Read More


Thursday Sport Arrangements Years 7 to 10, Term 1

Please click on the link below to view Term 1 Sport Arrangements for Years 7 to 10. Read More


Information Sessions / Days for Career Advisers

Volunteer Overseas Online Information Session Projects Abroad arrange safe, sustainable and worthwhile volunteer programmes for individuals and groups alike. Working in 30 developing countries, volunteers from year 10 upwards can make a contribution to projects in childcare, construction, conservation, education and human rights among may others. This session gives an overview of the projects and the chance to send in questions throughout. Read More


Other News

Sydney Film School has a new home In what is an exciting development for creative screen arts education, International Screen Academy (ISA) and Sydney Film School (SFS) have come together to form a new alliance. The partnership will see Sydney Film School relocate to ISA's Studios in Young Street, Waterloo to create a new hub of acting and filmmaking excellence. To find out more visit www.sydneyfilmschool.com Read More


Cadetships, Apprenticeships & Traineeships

Automotive Apprenticeship Assistance Automotive Group Training (AGT) is a well-established group training company assisting NSW’s young people with advice, in partnership with Careers Advisors, on vocational paths available within the automotive industry. AGT can be called upon as a useful resource in providing apprenticeship information and presentations. Contact Scott Johnston on 02 9796 3655 or scottj@agtnsw.com.au for information
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Expos and Forums

National Skills Week 2017 DATES ANNOUNCED! August 28 – September 3, 2017. Every year National Skills Week recognises, celebrates and informs students and the wider public of the diversity, benefits and career pathways associated with Vocational Education and Training (VET). For more information visit http://www.nationalskillsweek.com.au/  Read More


Open Days

Whitehouse Institute of Design 2016 Graduate Exhibition & Parade celebrates design thinking, creativity and innovation, showcasing the work of graduating students from across Creative Direction & Styling, Fashion Design and Interior Design disciplines. Sydney campus, 2 Short Street, Surry Hills on 23 & 29 November 2016. School concession matinee 11am for 12:30pm runway show on Tuesday 29 November. Bookings: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/2016-sydney-graduate-exhibition-parade-school-matinee-tickets-27669501223
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Courses & Workshops For Students

Career Focus Day - November 2016 Final Career Focus Day (CFD) program for 2016. NOV 29 - DEC 1. This is a 3-day live-in trial of life as a BMIHMS student including workshops across all departments of hotel operations and behind the scenes tours of 5-star hotels in Sydney. $325. All transport, meals and accommodation included. Call Gabriella for conditions and information on 0438568377.  Read More


Course & Institution Information Sessions For Students & Parents

AIM Information Day Visit AIM in December to find out more about studying music or performing arts. Courses start 23 January 2016. ► AIM Sydney: Saturday 17th December 2016. 1-55 Foveaux St, Surry Hills. 10am-2pm ► AIM Melbourne: Saturday 10th December 2016 120 King St, Melbourne. 10am-2pm. For enquiries email events@aim.edu.au www.aim.edu.au  Read More


A Reminder To All Parents and Guardians

Please do not drive inside the College gates to drop off or pick up your son(s). This is a WHS concern.  Read More


Jobs and Careers Opportunities for Students

Apprenticeships. Many opportunities exist at the moments for Year 11 and 12 students looking for apprenticeships are in construction related fields. Please see Mr Casburn for further information. Read More


Early Entry

Early Offer Opportunity – Sydney City School of Business & Law from Top Education Institute Reserve your spot and secure $500 scholarship into our Business or Law degrees before sitting your HSC exams.  Read More


New Courses

Career Assessments Accreditation Workshop ACER is pleased to announce a half-day workshop that will teach and accredit practitioners how to use some of our popular career assessment tools including the Self Directed Search (SDS), the Knowdell Card Sorts, and many more. For more info & to enroll go to: https://www.acer.edu.au/professional-learning/events/new-career-assessments-accreditation-workshop  Read More


Courses for Careers Advisers

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Work Experience

Land Surveying opportunities Students can still apply for a work experience placement with a Surveying firm for 2016. Read More


Competitions and Surveys

Au pair in America Competition for students Win an Au Pair in America program. This amazing prize allows applicants to gain valuable personal and professional experience as an Au Pair in the USA, the opportunity to travel and explore one of the world's most diverse and beautiful countries. For more details please view our website http://www.aifs.com.au/aupair-america/competition/  Read More


Whooping Cough (Pertussis)

Coughing spreads the infection to others nearby. Whooping cough can spread to anyone at home, including younger brothers and sisters. Whooping cough can be especially dangerous for babies. Read More


Proofing Asssessments

1st Proof: It’s a good idea for students to relocate from their work space for this. For example, they could take their assignment to a park or another room – somewhere they will sit with new focus for a set time.  Read More


Broken Bay Diocese Anniversary Mass

Last week Mr Baker, staff and senior prefects attended the 30th Anniversary Mass for Catholic Diocese of Broken Bay Feast of Blessed Mother Mary Star of the Sea. Read More


Pre-loved College Uniforms

If you have pre-loved school uniforms in good condition and would like to donate them to Sustainable School Shop, please do so via http://www.sustainableschoolshop.com.au/  Read More


Sport Report

It has been a busy few weeks for Sport for St Paul’s, here are some of the results from team events that have taken place recently:  Read More


Year 7 Basketball

With amixed team of beginners and experienced players they have worked well together. Learning skills from their Year 11 coach, Marc Manjon, they have improved over the season. Finishing off the season with a win, they are to be congratulated on their constant effort and team work.  Read More


From the Principal

Dear Parents,As Catholics we have now completed our Paschal (Easter) celebrations and the Sundays following the Easter Season which are Solemnities in Ordinary Time, Trinity Sunday and Corpus Christi.  Read More


Next P&F Meeting

Our next P&F Meeting will be held on Monday 20th June, 7.00pm at the College in the room behind the staffroom in the main building.      Read More


P&F News

St Paul’s P&F are looking for parents from Years 7, 8 and 9 to take over the organisation of the school dances in 2017 please. Read More


Assistant Principal

We are currently concluding our examination/assessment block and the majority of boys have approached these well. Any student who has struggled during this time should ensure that they approach their teachers and or their Year Coordinator. This maybe just about approaches to study or additional feedback when the results are given back. Remember, no question that is asked is a silly question.  Read More


Soup Needed for Vinnies Winter Sleep Out

If you would like to contribute to the Vinnies Winter sleepout, we would like several pots of soup for our students participating overnight on Wednesday June 15. Please contact Ms Joanne Kalayzich on email joanne.kalayzich@dbb.catholic.edu.au to advise know what sort of soup you can make. Read More


Vinnies Winter Appeal

This week the College launched our annual Vinnies Winter Appeal. Please start bringing in your clean and warm winter items that are in good condition that can be given to the homeless. All items are to be taken to the Edmund Rice Cottage. Read More


Vinnies Winter Sleep Out

Raising awareness of the issues surrounding homelessness. Read More


Scholarships

Kenvale College - HIGH FLYER PROGRAM - Hospitality, Cookery & Events Scholarship Program  Read More