Newsletter - MAY 27, 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

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Please Bookmark Links for Future Reference

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


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

From The Principal

Dear Parents, Mary Help of Christians, Patroness of Australia, always a focus and support in Christian Brothers’ schools: Read More


October Dance for Years 7, 8 & 9

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Save The Date

The P&F will hold a social function in the school hall on Saturday 19th November.  Read More


NSWCCC U18 League Trials

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Assistant Principal

Dear Parents, Year 11 completed their half yearly examinations this week. These examinations are designed to give students an awareness of what they do not know and need to work on moving forward. Read More


Mass in June

We invite all members of the St Paul’s community to take the opportunity of walking through Holy Door at St Mary’s Catholic Church, Manly to receive Christ’s mercy in this, the Jubilee Year of Mercy.  Read More


30th Anniversary of The Catholic Diocese of Broken Bay

St Paul's Catholic College Manly would like to extend an invitation to students, families and staff to attend the 30th Anniversary of The Catholic Diocese of Broken Bay celebration Mass on Tuesday 31st May at Our Lady of The Rosary Catherdral, Horsnby Catherdral Parish, 23 Yardley Avenue, Waitara commencing at 7:30pm.  Read More


WYD16

Please keep our WYD16 pilgrims Alexander Cerovic, Noa Valentine, Angus Silvester, James Thomson, Jack Ryan, Jayden Ibarburu and Justyn Pasieczny in your prayers in the lead up to their pilgrimage to Italy and Poland in July.  Read More


Mindfullness Classes for Student

Mindfulness and other stress management tools for high school students. Click here to view the flyer.  Read More


Jacket Found at PTS Interviews

A jacket was found to have been left over from the PTS Interviews. Liz Jordan brand and black in colour. If this is you, please come and collect it from the College Office. Read More


Year 12 Winter Appeal

Homelessness takes many forms. The typical park bench sleeper is only the tip of the iceberg. Homelessness is diverse and effects not just individuals but entire families. Taking refuge with friends and family is common but many do not have this grace and are placed in a situation which means they are on the street. Read More


Sport Report

As we head into the midway point of Term 2, representative sport has had to be put on hold for half yearly exams and various extra-curricular events, therefore there are no results to report back on over the last two weeks.  Read More


Summer Courses

Applications for NYSF 2017 close 31 May Year 11 students interested in tertiary STEM study should be finalising their National Youth Science Forum applications NOW. Applications close on 31 May. Info at www.nysf.edu.au. There's still time to apply if they are quick!      Read More


Free Resources for Students

What's really happening in the health industry? At My Health Career, May is "practitioner month" and health professionals are sharing stories about what's happening in their career and profession. Click on https://www.myhealthcareer.com.au/latest-news to see articles from dietitians, dentists, medical specialists, GPs and physiotherapists.       Read More


Oversees Opportunities

STUDY IN THE USA Internationally Educated assist students in identifying and applying to appropriate US universities. We have recently written an article on optional standardised tests for admission purposes to US uni’s http://www.internationallyeducated.com.au/#!learn/cfpx. Read More


General Course Updates and Changes

Bonus points reference The Graduate Connection has released the 20.17 bonus points reference which lists bonus points by HSC subjects across all universities. There are 28,903 bonus point possibilities. Available as a PDF with update in November. Enquires: directory@grad.com.au  Read More


Medication Policy and Administration of Medication in Schools Procedures

The Medication Policy has been reviewed and updated. Read More


Year 9 Students Are Off To Odawara!

This year, St Paul’s has nine students representing the College and Manly on the annual Manly/Odawara student exchange.  Read More


Making Great Study Notes

With the end of term approaching it is time to think about study notes. But why now? Well many students wait until just before examination time to even consider their study notes then there is no time to learn them and no time to practise the skills of the subject.  Read More


Host a Japanese Student in July

Are you ready to perform a random act of kindness? St Paul’s annually hosts students from our “brother school” Waseda, in Tokyo. We are currently looking for homestay families to host a student from 24 July to 4 August 2016. Boys from Waseda are aged between 13-15 years old and come to school every day with your son. Read More