At Holy Family Maroubra on Friday 12th May, youth from Sydney Catholic Schools came together for an evening of worship, adoration and song. This is one of a number of events in the lead up to the Australian Catholic Youth Festival taking place in December this year. The special guest for the evening was US songwriter and youth minister, Steve Angrisano.
Last Friday two of our senior students attended a student forum at Notre Dame University. Archbishop Fisher and Bishop Umbers were the special guests at the forum. The forum commenced with His Grace inviting the students to discuss the challenges and blessings of leadership. Both His Grace and Bishop Umbers responded to these issues reflecting on their own experiences as leaders within the Catholic Church. Both affirmed the work being done by our young leaders in our schools. This was followed by a Q and A session where students could direct questions… Read More
Parents and Carers are invited to attend the Parents’ Association Meeting on Tuesday, 9 May commencing at 6pm in the Library Mezzanine. Mrs McGahan, College Principal, will report on the year to date with a look at what’s ahead, followed by the President’s Report from Mr Jack Simos. We aim to conclude the meeting by 7pm.
Last term, Year 8 was given the task to select a book from the library and create a ‘showbag’ for it. To do this, we had to read our book of choice, and create a bag filled with a book review, photos, character cards and almost anything related to the book. I was amazed by the creative things that my classmates put into their showbags. There were advertisements, souvenirs from the hometowns of the characters, and even plans for film adaptations. In conclusion, I enjoyed this assessment task thoroughly, because it exercised… Read More