Newsletter - JULY 24, 2015

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Canteen Menu

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University & Private College Open Days

Dear Year 11 and 12 Parents, this month and next all the universities will be holding their annual Open Days. Selecting a university can be a very tough decision and attending these Open Days is crucial in order to compare the universities and make the most informed decision possible.  Read More

From The Principal

Dear Parents, Welcome back to Term 3, a Term when we work to bring together the learnings we have made in Terms 1 and 2. This Term also sees the official opening of The Waterford Hall, our new hall and classroom complex. All of the school community is invited to take part in this day of celebration as the long awaited College hall becomes a reality. Read More

Assistant Principal

Term 3 has started well with our Year 12 students working hard to prepare for their trial HSC examinations. Many of them are submitting practice essays, collating notes and working furiously to complete major work projects. Their examinations begin on Monday 27th July and the boys need to ensure that they are at school well before the commencement of each examination.  Read More

For Those Who've Come Across The Seas: Justice For Refugees and Asylum Seekers

We celebrate Social Justice Sunday on Sunday 27 September. This year's Social Justice Statement is titled: 'For Those Who've Come Across the Seas: Justice for refugees and asylum seeker'. Read More

BBSSSA New Website

The Broken Bay Secondary Schools Sport Association (BBSSSA) has a new website in operation: Read More

Rome Convergence: One Earth, One Human Family

March to St Peter's Square  Read More

Journey Of A Lifetime WYD Krakow 2016

World Youth Day has become the most recognised faith experience that the Catholic Church offers young people on a global level. Since 1985, these international pilgrimages have called young people from every corner of the world to gather with the Pope in an atmosphere where faith is contagious, and lives have been changed. Read More

Sport Report

We again have a busy term of representative sport at St Paul’s with Rugby, Basketball and Water polo the focus in our weekly competitions. At the time of writing we have hopefully, providing the weather doesn’t disrupt proceedings, held trials for both the Under 14’s and Under 16’s Peninsula Cup Rugby Union teams. Due to the recent inclement weather, this week we also have a number of teams competing in finals that have been carried over from Term 2. In the next newsletter we will be able to provide results on how the following teams went this week in their final games; Read More

ARMY Gap Year 2015

Gap Year 2016 has re-opened from 13th July to 7th August for the following roles: Read More

College Fees

The monthly school fee account for June was not emailed early July due to the College being closed for the school holidays. At the beginning of August all families will be sent an updated school fee statement which will show transactions which occurred in both the months of June and July. Read More

AVCAT 2016 Scholarship

The Australian Veterans’ Children Assistance Trust (AVCAT) is a national independent charity helping the children and grandchildren of ex-service men and women to a better future through higher education. Read More

Scholarship Opportunity For Year 11/12 in 2016

The Youth Scholarship Program assists eligible young people living in social housing or on the NSW Housing Register to complete their HSC or TAFE equivalent. Two hundred and sixty six scholarships are on offer statewide, which consists of a one off payment of $1,500 which is administered by the school or TAFE College on behalf of the student. Read More

The UNSW Bragg Student Prize For Science Writing

Win a $500 voucher and celebrate your love of science through words. Read More

2014 Yearbook Distribution

All students in Years 8 to 12 were given a 2014 Yearbook at the end of last term. There are a number of boys who did not receive it and are yet to collect, please ask your son to see Mrs Herring in the College Office if he has not received his. Read More

Year 10 Tokimeki Cup Winners

Whilst everyone else was winding down in Week 10 last term, the Year 10 Japanese team were ramping up for the interschool speech contest held at Manly Council. The boys did a fantastic job winning the Team award. Austin Devaney also won first prize in the individual section. Congratulations to the whole team on a great effort : Austin Devaney, Jesse Welsh, Mitchell Ranken, Dante Cox and Oliver Tabor. Read More

New Standards For Teaching Degrees

If you are thinking of undertaking a teaching degree new standards have been set. Please read the information on the link below carefully: Read More

UAC Applications For Year 12 Students

If you are intending on applying to university the application process begins soon. You should receive a letter in the mail from UAC detailing your application number – please put it somewhere safe because if you lose it the school DOES NOT have a replacement copy. UAC only sends your application number to you. Read More

Why Students Need To Turn Off Devices An Hour Before Sleep

Artificial light from electronic and other devices generally emit a blue light (it may not actually look blue, but that is the underlying light). Blue light, along with ultraviolet light is a type of non-visible light at a very short wavelength. You can see an image of the spectrum here: Read More

​Next P&F meeting

Our next P&F meeting will be held on Monday 7th September 2015. 
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​Presentation by Dr Nick Lim-Howe - Anxiety in Teenagers

The P&F has organised a presentation by clinical psychologist, Dr Nick Lim-Howe on Anxiety in Teenagers / Adolescents. The presentation will be held next term on Monday 17th August, 7pm.
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Last Days To Purchase Tickets For The Red & Black Gala Dinner

St Paul’s Parents & Friends Association  cordially invite you to the  Read More