Newsletter - March 20, 2015

Please Bookmark Links for Future Reference

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Canteen Menu

Click here to view the Canteen Menu. Read More

Parent Reminder - Photo Permission Form 2017

There are many families who have not yet returned their Photo Permission Form to the College for their son(s).  Read More

Thursday Sport Term 3

Please click on the link below to view Term 3 sport arrangements for Years 7 to 10.  Read More

School Pilgrimage To WYD Krakow 2016

Bishop Peter Comensoli has asked that we aim to send 500 young people to WYD next year. Expressions of interest are currently being accepted for this pilgrimage. Please contact College Youth Ministry Coordinator, Joanne Kalayzich for further details.  Read More

St Paul’s P&F Trivia Night - Saturday 2 May

Run by Trivia Master Michael Lister, the night promises to be lots of fun, with games and great prizes to be won! Don't forget to wear a Wig! Read More

Enrolment Information

Year 7 2017 enrolments will close on Friday 17 April 2015. All late applications received after this date will be placed onto a separate waiting list. Read More

From The Principal

Dear Parents, The journey to Easter; do we know Christ? “Herod questioned Jesus at length, but he gave him no answer. The chief priests and scribes, meanwhile, stood by accusing him harshly” (Lk 23:9-10) Read More

Assistant Principal

As the end of Week 8 draws near, many students are coping with the stress of assessments and due dates. Units of work are often designed to fit into a Term and therefore home study turns into assessment.  Read More

We Say Goodbye But Also Welcome

At the end of the Term, we will farewell our English KLA Coordinator, Mr Anthony Catanzariti. We wish him well in his new job. Read More

College Swimming Carnival

Well done to all students who raced on Wednesday at the College Swimming Carnival. Participation was high, records were broken and the College spirit is well and truly alive. Read More

Year 12 VET Workplacement

Year 12 VET Construction, Hospitality and Retail students have undertaken workplacement during March gaining a taste for working life in the various trades and careers linked to their courses.  Read More

Sports Camps During the Holidays

Sports Camp Australia are running a Basketball Camp and Soccer Camp these coming school holidays. Read More

Sports Star of the Month

The 2015 Sports Star of the Month awards commenced last week with the awards for February handed out at the College Assembly. The following students were our first recipients; Read More

2015 College House Captains

I am delighted to announce the 2015 College Sports Leaders for 2015. The students will form a sports leadership group at the College, performing their necessary duties at sports carnivals and assisting with sport throughout 2015. Congratulations to the following students.  Read More


The Opens Rugby league team travelled to Holy Cross College in Ryde last Monday for the NSW CCC cup. Read More

Praise & Worship

Last Friday Cian Ryan, Sebastian Lightfoot, Damian Frei, Ivica Covic, Jayden Ibarburu and Dane Elliot attended the Praise and Worship Night at St Agatha’s, Pennant Hills.  Read More

What Bullying Isn’t, and What To Do When It Happens

Bullying should not be confused with teasing, rejection, random acts of violence or physicality and conflict. While children will often tease or fight, this bickering should not be confused with bullying.  Read More

P&F Meeting Thank You

Many thanks to Mrs Vicki Broome who presented at our meeting on Monday night. As always, Vicki’s presentation was very informative and well worth attending.          Read More

Music - Open Evening

On Thursday March 5, the combined Jazz Group, Big Band and Percussion Band performed for three hours to adults and students at our annual Open Evening.  Read More

Be Brave and Shave

Congratulations to Will Quail in Year 11, who raised over $800 for @be_brave_and_shave last week. Will had his head shaved in front of the whole College at Recess.  Read More

Year 7 Surf Safety

In Thursday Sport, Year 7 are continuing their Surf Safety activities at Manly Beach. The weather today was great and all the students really enjoyed it. The Year 7’s completed proficiencies in the run, swim, run and the ironman which consisted of board riding, swimming and running. It has been a fun experience for everyone learning about surf safety and something they can use in their future when visiting the beach. What a fantastic place for Year 7 to learn about the surf.  Read More

Year 7 Academic Information Seminar

A big thank you to all the Parents/Caregivers who came to the Year 7 Academic Information Seminar a couple of weeks ago.  Read More

Reading From Screens Vs Paper

View the latest tip here on reading on screens vs printed materials:
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Australian Defence Force Gap Year

The ADF Gap Year program provides an opportunity for young Australians, who have finished Year 12 (or equivalent) and are aged between 17 and 24, to experience military training and lifestyle whilst gaining new skills and pay over their Gap Year. Read More

Year 7 Boys Basketball Squad Training

We are putting together a group of boys to be trained in basketball, with the aim they enter a team into the next Year 7 boy’s competition to run on Monday’s from July to December 2015.  Read More

AYCC's Youth Sustainability Summit at Taronga Zoo

This year AYCC is running a two-day transformative summit for high-school students on the Northern Beaches, in partnership with Earth Hour and Warringah Council. Read More

Come To The WYD Launch Festival

We invite interested students, parents and teachers to attend the WYD launch event on Friday 27 March, 5:30 to 9:00pm at the Light of Christ Centre Waitara. This will give everyone a small taste of the WYD experience as well as the Polish culture we will be encountering on the journey. This event is open to everyone in the diocese, not just those that WYD targets. St Paul’s will be organising a bus to take interested students and teachers to the launch. Please let Joanne Kalayzich know, if you would like to attend this event. Read More

Host a Japanese Student in August

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 the 26th July to 7th August 2015. Read More

#ShareJesus this Lent

This Lent we are participating in a new video social media project called #ShareJesus. I wanted to ask you if you would join me in being a part of this.  Read More