Newsletter - OCT 30, 2015

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

Please Bookmark Links for Future Reference

College Website:          Read More

Canteen Menu

Click here to view the Canteen Menu. 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

New School Hats Available

St Paul's have introduced a new school hat which can be worn before and after school, during recess and lunch as well as on excursions and whilst representing the College for Sport. (The hats are not to be worn in class) Hats are not compulsory but are strongly encouraged.  Read More

Perpetual Trophies To Be Returned

Those students who received a College Perpetual Trophy at the 2014 Year In Review, would you please return it to the College Office as soon as practical. Thank you to those students who have brought theirs in already.  Read More

Frozen Meals For Our School Community

In the past the P&F have had a number of frozen meals in the freezer at school which can be given to any member of our school community and wider community who would find a pre-cooked meal of some assistance. Read More

The P&F Is Looking For New Members

The P&F will hold it’s AGM on Monday 16th November at 7.30pm. We would love to see some new faces at our meeting and on our committee. Read More

Final Praise and Worship Night for 2015

Join us at St Mary's Parish Manly for a special night of prayer + music + BBQ + celebrations. We will also be commissioning our ACYF participants during this event, so spread the word!!  Read More

Junior Casual Staff Needed at Manly Golf Club

Manly Golf Club are looking for Junior Casual Staff. Click on the flyer below to see the job description. Read More

2016 Dee Why RSL School Scholarship Program

Dee Why RSL Club is proud to announce the launch of the 2016 School Scholarship Program. This is open to local Year 11 and 12 students for the 2016 year of study whose parents or guardians are members of the club.  Read More

Harris Farm Now Hiring Summer Casuals

Harris Farm is looking for casual staff to work over the busy summer period. Click on the link below to view the flyer for details. Read More

From The Bursar

Kindly click on the link below to download the 2016 Family Registration Form which all families need to complete and return to the College Office by Friday 20th November 2015, irrespective of whether you have one or more students at St Paul's. Read More

From The Principal

Dear Parents, We focus on the virtue of Respect. What better place to learn the true meaning of RESPECT than in our own families. It is at the knees of our mothers and fathers that we learn powerful lessons about listening to others, sharing, taking turns and helping those in need. The safe haven of home is also where we learn that we cannot truly love others until we love and respect ourselves.  Read More

Open's Cricket Report - Downie Trophy

St Pauls 3/ 181 (30 overs) def St Edward’s Gosford 9/226 (50 overs) after rain delay reduced the number of overs. Read More

Design Competitions Close Today

REMINDER TO ALL STUDENTS - The Senior Designer of the Year and the Landscaping Design Competitions both close this Friday. Read More

Year 7 Geography Excursion to Long Reef

On Monday 19th October, Year 7 went on an excursion to Long Reef beach. It was to increase our knowledge on plant, dunes and rock formations and to enrich our learning.  Read More

CSYMA Open Day

Year 10 students participated in the Catholic Schools Youth Ministry Australia Open Day last Friday. Tom Hayes, Marc Marruffo, Isaiah Vumbaca, Marc Manjon, Oscar Saunders, Jack McKenna, Joshua Periera, Sione Paklieata, Raen Johnston, Brodie Fleming and Ben Cumberworth represented the College.  Read More

Mission Mass

Damian Frei, Jayden Ibarburu, Luca Cavalieri, Ivica Covic and Blake Harrold represented the College last Thursday at the Catholic Mission Mass. Students presented Catholic Mission a cheque for $1500, raised the previous week through a Mufti Day and Cake stall. Bishop Peter Comensoli con-celebrated the Mass with priests from around the diocese and challenged us to “love your neighbour as yourself”. Read More


Last Tuesday our representative tennis teams competed in the BBSSSA Gala Day at Queenwood Tennis Centre, Oxford Falls. Not only did our teams compete with a positive attitude and a great sense of sportsmanship all teams managed to make the finals.  Read More

Cyber Safety for Parents

This week Year 7 and Year 9 has been emailed a survey on Cyber safety that needs to be completed by the end of next week. All resources on Cyber safety are located in the Information Resource Centre Lighthouse website.  Read More

Manly Sea Eagles Well Represented by St Paul's

Congratulations to Year 11 students Luke Polselli, Justin Burt and Tom van Bokhoven on their selection into the 26 man U18 SG Ball squad for the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles in 2016. Read More

Assistant Principal

Our HSC cohort is fast approaching the end of their examinations and secondary schooling. They are to be commended to their approach to these examinations, practice essays, study sessions and the calmness to which they have approached each exam. Years 7, 8, 9 and 10 are also approaching their exam weeks and I wish them the best for these. Any missed boy who misses an examination is reminded that they will need to complete an illness/misadventure application. Read More

St Paul’s European Tour 2015

After almost two years of planning, organising and fundraising, a day that seemed so far away was finally upon us. Departure day had finally arrived! A contingent of 50 students and 6 staff arrived at Sydney airport to what was to be the start of a once in a lifetime experience.  Read More

HSC Seminars for Senior Students and Parents at UTS and Macquarie University

The University of Technology (UTS) and Macquarie University are running a series of seminars for senior students and parents on Sunday 1st & 8th November. Read More

10 Research-Backed Tips For Raising Happy Kids

I have just returned from a research trip to the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence near New York. The Yale Center is home of the RULER Program, the world’s best emotional intelligence program for children and families. I visited the Center in preparation for the introduction of the RULER Program tool. Read More

Dealing With Exam Pressure

Top 10 things you need to do/remember about dealing with exam pressure:  Read More

Landscaping Design Project and Senior Designer of the Year

A reminder that these are two competitions that are being held at the College. A number of students have shown an interest in these and are working hard on their entries. These competitions close today, Friday 30th October, 2015. Any questions please see Ms Costabile. Read More