Newsletter - November 14, 2014

Assistant Principal

This week our senior students are away on retreat, giving them a chance to come together as a group. Retreats are an integral part of the faith journey of every student in Catholic education.  I hope that each student finds the time worthwhile.    Read More

From The Principal

Dear Parents, Traditionally, November is an especially important month to pray for the holy souls (although we should keep them in our thoughts and prayers all year round). Many people around the world visit the graves of the departed on All Souls’ Day, November 2nd. Read More

Biathlon Results

As always the boys represented the College with the heart and enthusiasm which makes us proud to take them to these events.   Read More

Year 12 Multimedia

The inaugural class of Industrial Technology Multimedia has had a great start with Karlis Draguns’ work being nominated to be a part of the InTech Exhibition.  Read More

From the Bursar

All families should be finalising their 2014 school fee accounts this week. Families who have unexplained school fee balances after this week will be sent to the Catholic Schools Office for further follow up. Read More

Is Privacy Dead?

Our privacy is being eroded - and we're giving that process a helping hand via social media.  Read More

VET Construction

Construction students undertaking their Certificate II in Construction pathways course have been busy building the main project for the Prelim component of their HSC course, a model cottage.  Read More

Year 8 Skate Park Elements

The Year 8 Technology students finished their Skate Park Elements which was their final assessment task that students had worked hard on this assessment. It was evident by their final product. Read More

P&F Annual General Meeting - Monday 17 November

Our Annual General Meeting is to be held next Monday 17th November at 7:30pm in the S3 teachers meeting room. At this meeting all committee positions will be vacated and new committee members elected for 2015.  Read More

College Prefects Update

Over the past week the prefects of 2015 have started organising various activities for the College.  Read More

Term 4 Alpha Bites

Students in Year 7 and Year 8 have been enjoying weekly Alpha Bite sessions in the Edmund Rice Cottage. Under our College mission motto of ‘Bread, Learning and Love’, Alpha Bites allows students to explore their faith and issues in small discussion groups on Tuesdays at recess. All are welcome.   Read More

Liturgical Band Mass at St Mary’s

The St Paul’s liturgical band made a grand return playing at the 6:00pm Mass at Manly Parish last Sunday under the guidance of Ms Grimes.  Read More

Cambodia Social Justice Immersion Tour Update

Next Friday November 21, Students Angus Armstrong, Aidan Biasi, Thomas Bunting, Mark Cochrane, Anthony Falabella, Ben Ford, Jordan Fuentes, Joshua Gates, Douglas Greenwood, Thomas Greinke, Thomas Johnson, Nic Kemmler, Adam Lavings, Tom Newcombe, Will Quail, Jayden Reber, William Sim, Jack Sloman, Luca Tramonte, Nic White, Curtis Wright, Harrison Wright  and Jarvis Zochling along with Ms Joanne Kalayzich, Mr Brendan Quail, Ms Julie Jones, Mr Christopher McNeil and Mrs Linda Wright will travel to Cambodia for the Social Justice Tour.  Read More

Harley is the National Surfing Champion

Last weekend, Year 10 student, Harley Ross-Webster won the Volcom 500 National Junior Surfing Championships which were held at The Wedge at Whale Beach. Read More

Remembrance Day Commemoration

The Manly Corso Remembrance Day Commemoration held on Tuesday 11th November was attended by St Paul's prefects Angus Armstrong, Jack Dignam and Benjamin Murace and accompanied by Mr Baker.  Read More

Japanese Senpai / Kouhai Cup 2014

Our annual Senpai/Kouhai speaking competition was again another successful event in the Japanese department. Year 9 students known as a Kouhai were coached by a Year 11 student, a Senpai, to compete as a team in a speaking competition.  Read More

St Paul’s Catholic College European Tour 2015

Thank you to all the students and parents who gave up their Saturdays to work on the fundraising BBQs at Allambie Heights over the last four weeks. An extra special mention and thank you to Bray's IGA, Wiseman's Select Meats and Bakers Delight of Allambie Heights. It was with the support and generosity of these local businesses that these BBQs were made possible. Read More

College Photographs

Sports photographs are now available to view and to order at the College Reception. Read More