Newsletter - may 1, 2015

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Thursday Sport Term 3

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

University of Sydney Information Evenings

Our Year 10 Information evenings are fast approaching and registrations are now open. Limited places are still available but are filling quickly.  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

Assistant Principal

Many thanks to those parents who were able to attend our Year 7 to 11 Parent/Teacher/Student interview day last Wednesday. Due to the increasing numbers of students at the College, we will have a similar evening next Monday 18th May from 4:30pm to 7:30pm.  Read More

Nationally Consistent Collection of Data on School Students with Disability

In 2015, all schools in Australia will participate in the Nationally Consistent Collection of Data on School Students with Disability. The national data collection is an annual collection  that counts the number of school students with disability and the level of reasonable educational adjustment they are provided with.   Read More

​School Regional Surfing Titles

The College took five students down to Cronulla to compete in the 2015 School Regional Titles on 6th, 7th and 8th of May. These students included George Pittar, Remy Gavanga, Declan Quail and Joel Beck in the junior division and myself, Patrick Parker in the senior division.   Read More

Music News

Welcome back to an already busy Term 2. All private lessons and Music ensembles have resumed and if any parent wants further information regarding ensembles or private music lessons please contact me at  Read More

Year 9 Camp

On a not so sunny morning Year 9 assembled nice and early to head off on a three day camping trip to Glenworth Valley and Somersby. It was to be three days of on and off rain, however from all accounts the camp was a success despite the weather. The boys enjoyed all of the activities immensely. Abseiling off the 10metre and 20metre towers, high ropes, some archery and canoeing and swimming in the dam.  Read More

Year 10 Food Technology

Year 10 Food Technology have been studying Food Trends over the last term. As part of their assessment, students were required to observe current trends in food styling and presentation and there was no better way to do this than to visit a local restaurant in Manly.   Read More

Year 7 History 'Got Mummified'

Just another crazy day in the History 7Y class as they mummified 3 innocent students and got wrapped in toilet paper.   Read More

​Year 10 Industrial Technology Timber: Jewellery Box

Year 10 students have completed their first major assessment for the year in their elective subject Industrial Timber. The boys all thoroughly enjoyed the project finding it both challenging and rewarding.   Read More

Additional Years 7-11 Parent-Teacher-Student Interviews

Thank you to those parents who were able to attend Parent-Teacher-Student Interviews held last week. There were a number of parents who did not attend these interviews. This may be due to suitable timeslots not being available, accessing PTO login details or deciding that interviews were not needed at this time.  Read More

Beacon Hill's Best Cricket All Rounder

Year 8 student, Patrick Mace was awarded the Beacon Hill Junior “Best All Round Cricketer in Club” for the 2014-2015 season at his Cricket presentations last weekend. Patrick also received the U14 Batting Average and Aggregate Award for his team.  Read More

HSC In The Holidays: Study Without Stress Workshop

The HSC years can be stressful. An increased academic workload coupled with high expectations to perform often lead to stress and anxiety. This can then lead to a lack of balance between academic pursuits and other activities such as physical and social activity – creating even more stress.  Read More

Macquarie University Information Evening

Macquarie University will be holding a parents and students information evening on Wednesday 20th May 2015. If your son is interested in attending Macquarie University I highly recommend they attend.   Read More

Liam Is Toastmasters Champion

Congratulations to Liam McCarthy of Year 9 who competed in a public speaking competition for the right to represent Sydney North at the upcoming D70 Toastmasters Conference.   Read More

Insights - Do Less, Not More For Your Kids

With school-aged children we can find ourselves making lunches, getting kids out of bed and cleaning out schoolbags rather than giving these basic tasks of living over to them.  Read More

It's All About Attitude

When students start secondary school, they are usually very positive and optimistic about school. Then things can start to get harder, a bit more challenging, maybe they get a bad mark and become discouraged, or maybe their friends start to influence their attitude. Some students are able to overcome these challenges, while others let it affect their attitude and application to school.  Read More

​Mary MacKillop Place Open Day 2015

You are invited to our 20th Birthday celebrations.  Read More

Vinnies Winter Sleep Out - Wednesday 10th June

Thousands of young Aussies sleep on our cold streets each night. We are collecting quality winter clothing, blankets and towels for Vinnies and Matthew Talbot Hostel.   Read More

Vinnies Winter Sleep Out - Pots Of Soup Needed

Each year the College hosts a Vinnies Winter Sleep Out, a night which raises awareness, winter clothing, blankets and donations to help support St Vincent de Paul in all the work they do ease the daily life of people battling the streets.   Read More

Year 10 Catechists

Congratulations to the following Year 10 students who have successfully completed their training as Catechists: Luc Holland, Ben Cumberworth, Mervan Yavuz, Austin Devaney, Brodie Fleming, Raen Johnston, Marc Marifo and Carson Pike.   Read More

​Broken Bay Youth Ministry Conference - 15th and 16th May

The Broken Bay Youth Ministry Conference is being held this weekend. The schools ministry day is being held today, Friday 15th May and the Parish youth ministry day is being held tomorrow, Saturday 16th May at the Light of Christ Centre, Waitara.   Read More

Trivia Night Thank You

Thank you to the following businesses for their generous donations to our Trivia Night on Saturday 2nd May. Next time you are out and about please show your thanks by supporting these businesses:  Read More

Save The Date - St Paul’s 50 Year Anniversary

On the 8th August 1965 St Paul’s Catholic College opened on the current Darley Road site, St Patrick's Estate. 
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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 at 7:00pm. 
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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