Newsletter - may 1, 2015

Please Bookmark Links for Future Reference

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


WYD16 Update

Expressions of interest are currently being sought from students in Year 9 and Year 10 who wish to embark on the World Youth Day pilgrimage to Poland in July and August 2016.   Read More


Parent Well With The Mood Meter Program

Building Emotional Intelligence   Read More


Years 9 & 10 Half Yearly Examination Timetable

Please click on the links below to view the Year 9 and 10 Half Yearly Examination Timetable 2015.   Read More


Join Our Team For The Manly Scenic Fun Run - Sunday 24 May

The Manly Scenic Fun Run is just over a week away and with the interest shown again this year by students and staff, St Paul’s has entered a team to participate on Sunday 24 May.   Read More


P&F Meeting - Monday 18 May 7:30pm

Our next P&F meeting will be held this Monday 18th May at 7:30pm in the staff meeting room. Everyone welcome. Check the next newsletter for information on the night’s presentation. Read More


P&F Trivia Night - A Huge Success

What a fun night we had! Michael Lister, the Trivia Master did a wonderful job ensuring the night ran smoothly and entertaining us with his humorous anecdotes!  Read More


From The Bursar

Thank you to the families who are up to date with their school fee payments. It is a Catholic Schools Office requirement that continuous follow up of overdue school fees occurs. Therefore, if you are behind in your payment plan please expect a reminder email or phone call from the College Office over the next couple of weeks.  Read More


Sydney Writer's Festival

The Sydney Writer’s Festival is fast approaching and it represents a great opportunity for your sons and yourselves to engage with the world of books. If you are looking at ideas to either get or keep your son reading I suggest you have a look at the program for Young Adult fiction.  Read More


Helping Students Get Ready For The NAPLAN Tests

The most resilient children and young people are those who rise to meet rather than retreat from the challenges presented to them. Perhaps it’s best to view the  NAPLAN tests as good learning experiences rather than dreaded pressure tests.  Read More


Mother Of All Jobs

As an ex-house dad, I take my hat off to mothers. Read More


ANZAC Day Commemoration

On Friday April 24th, the College commemorated ANZAC Day for 2015. It being the centenary of the Gallipoli landings in 1915, particular attention was paid to Manly's involvement in the First World War and the impact the war had on the local area. Read More


Tom Walmsley Receives The Highest Accolade

During the recent school holidays, Year 11 student Tom Walmsley attended Adventure Training at Majura Military Training Area in Canberra as part of his Army cadet interaction. Read More


Design & Technology

Year 11 Design and Technology students have completed their first unit for the year. This consisted of them having to design and create a chair which was to be designed so that it is suitable for a range of different situations and to satisfy a list of design factors.  Read More


P.A.R.T.Y Program

On the 2nd of April a group of 34 students from Year 10 and Year 11 attended the P.A.R.T.Y. Program at Royal North Shore Hospital.   Read More


Songwriting Workshop

Light Youth of Broken Bay are hosting an exclusive songwriting workshop with Steve Angrisano on Thursday 14th May. Read More


Parish Ministry Formation Day

If you are interested in attending the Parish Ministry Formation Day on Saturday 16th May, please see Ms Joanne Kalayzich.  Read More


Youth Mass - Sunday 3 May 6:00pm

You are invited to attend the 6:00pm Mass this Sunday 3rd May at St Mary’s Church, Raglan Street Manly. The liturgical band will be playing and is always looking for additional members and singers. It is always encouraging to have our St Paul’s community present to encourage our students. Please see Ms Adrienne Grimes or Ms Joanne Kalayzich if you wish to join the band. Read More


Broken Bay Youth Ministry Conference / Praise And Worship Night

The Broken Bay Youth Ministry Conference and Praise and Worship Night will be held on Friday 15th May at Pennant Hills. The bus will leave the College at 7:30am and return at 10:00pm. Students will participate in a variety of workshops throughout the day.  Read More


Nepal Earthquake

Next week we will be collecting gold coin donations from each student to support Caritas’ Nepal Earthquake Appeal. Over 3000 people have been killed and over 6000 injured in the 7.9-magnitude quake. Vast tent cities have sprung up in Nepal’s capital, Kathmandu, for people displaced by the major earthquake at the weekend as strong aftershocks continue.  Read More


Assistant Principal

It certainly has been an interesting start to the term. I would like to thank all members of our community for their cooperation and patience with the disruption to schooling last week.  Read More


A Reminder To All Parents And Guardians

No one is to drive inside the gates of the College to drop off or pick up their son(s) please, this is a Workplace Health and Safety concern. It is advised that you should drop off and pick up in adjacent Marshall Street, which is off Darley Road; your son(s) can walk around the corner on the sealed footpath up to the College.  Read More


Prioritising

Do you ever find that you spend a long time doing little fiddly things then find that you have no time left for the larger tasks you need to get done? Read More