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Community farewell to Mrs O'Hea and Mr Williams

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Year 8 camp - boys

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K-2 Carols 2017

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Most popular names for 2017

The most popular boy's name at Dominic in 2017 was Jack, with William coming second. The most popular girl's name was a tie between Ella and Lily.The top five for each male and female were:Top Five BoysTop Five Girls ...

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School banking - final day 15 December

Thank you for a great year of School Banking. We would like to thank all of our students who have participated in the CommBank School Banking program this year. Our final School Banking day for 2017 will be 15 December 2017. If your child is eligible to order a reward item please ensure ...

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Beautiful K-2 carols

On Wednesday afternoon, the Savio Centre was filled with our wonderful K-2 parents,and grandparents as they gathered to be inspired by the carol singing of our students in the Early Years classes.Our K-2 students sang with excellent musicality and sincere tenderness and joy. There was not a dry ...

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Community farewell for Mrs O'Hea and Mr Williams

Following the student farewell on 29 November to our retiring stalwarts, Mrs Janine O’Hea and Mr Paul Williams, the wider College Community joined the school to bid them farewell after classes 8 December in the Savio Centre. On this very special occasion, we acknowledge the blessings Mrs O’Hea and Mr ...

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Year 6 Final K-6 Assembly

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Year 6 Final Assembly Awards & Candle Presenation

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Can you help us in the garden?

Can you help us? Betty and John Stefankowski are grandparents who volunteer at Dominic College, working in the Mamma Margaret Kitchen Garden, planting, watering, weeding and looking after vegetables and herbs. They do such a great job! Betty and John have been helping now for about five years, and they ...

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Year 8 Camp - the boys.

This week Year 8 students have been on camp at Coles Bay/Freycinet Peninsula. Mr Pritchard asked four of our Year 9 student leaders what their highlights and challenges were:My highlight of the Year 8 Camp at Freycinet National Park was the beautiful scenery. I had a chance to experience nature and ...

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Launch into Learning grows bigger for 2018

Launch into Learning - the Foundations of LearningThe children in Dominic College’s Launch into Learning (LIL) program for pre-kindergarten students and their families, have had a wonderful year of learning, friendship and fun.LIL started in February this year with 22 children in the morning session and five in the ...

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Salesian Captains Conference

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Students farewell Mrs O'Hea and Mr Williams

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Cambodia calling

A group of ten Year 9 and 10 Dominic College students along with Mr Davey and Mrs Marcenko are about to depart on a trip of a lifetime to Cambodia. This is Dominic’s first trip with the World Challenge organisation which involves a trekking phase, a community project phase and a ...

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End of Year Awards on stage

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Year 10 2017 Leavers Mass and Graduation

Earlier that day, the students had completed their final exam, and spent lunchtime and afterwards watching a show about their time at school, remembering the highlights of their years, and the special moments of friendship and spirit that characterised their journey.Felicia and Noah, College Captains, lit the Dominic College ...

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Thank you, Luke McGregor

Luke was in Hobart for some public commitments and managed to juggle his schedule to return to Dominic College to talk to students about his days at school and his pathway to performing arts.Luke was very generous with his time and students enjoyed not only a brush with fame, ...

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End of Year Award winners

Congratulations to all our wonderful Subject and Special Award winners.The improved visual access thanks to projection of live action on the big screen was a successful innovation. ...

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Style and glamour arrive for dinner

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Game-a-thon champions

The Gameathon was a charity gaming evening where students brought in their gaming consoles and played them together with other students in a relaxed and enjoyable atmosphere. The students paid a small entry fee and we were able to raise over $200 for our St. Vincent de Paul’s charity. Sarah ...

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Michael Lampard, Hall of Achievement

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GYC and Catholic College VET National Award

In 2017, the senior secondary pathways offered were in the fields of agrifood, automotive, business, community service, construction, early childhood education and care, engineering, health services, horticulture, hospitality kitchen operations, sport coaching and tourism. One of the features of the system is that VET is fully integrated into the timetables of ...

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Students farewell Mrs O'Hea and Mr Williams

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K-6 Assembly 15 November

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K-6 Picnic

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Year 8 camp - girls

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Glenorchy Council elections

For those voting in the Glenorchy Council elections, you may be interested to know that the following candidates have connections with Dominic College: Jan Dunsby – old scholar Simon Fraser – current parent Kristie Johnston – current parent Anne Lacy – current parent Gaye Richardson – current grandparent Best wishes to all candidates! The full ...

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Madelyn Carver

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Animal holiday

Over the holidays the animals are having a rest getting ready for the new students starting or returning students continuing the Animal Husbandry in 2018. Animals need daily care especially as the alpaca Izzy is due to drop her Grow in the next few weeks. Dominic will be separated at the ...

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Bell Shakespeare partnership

The renowned Bell Shakespeare Theatre Company has announced that Dominic College's Head of English, Mrs Jan Marcenko, is one of just 30 teachers nationally (just two from Tasmania) to receive a Regional Teacher Mentorship. This mentorship gives Dominic College a fully-funded, year-long mentorship with the company.Mrs Marcenko will receive professional ...

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Creative Arts hub development update

Whilst our students and hopefully their siblings and parents/guardians enjoy some well-deserved holiday time over the summer, Maveric builders are back onsite arranging the finishing touches to our new Fra Angelico Creative Arts Centre. Having been able to attend a creative arts project site visit with Liminal Architecture just ...

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Alicia McMahon

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2018 College Calendar available

The 2018 College calendar has been printed and mailed to families last week. We hope you will begin to review and mark in dates important to you and your family.The calendar will also be available from the Business Office and can be downloaded in it's printed format here: 2018 Dominic College ...

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School bus transport during the first week

Dear Parents and Guardians,Dominic College has been advised that Metro, Redline & Creswell School Buses will be running as normal from Thursday 1 February.Please note that as Metro will be running their service for Dominic College Students, the buses will be signed Dominic College with the route number on the ...

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Uniform Shop now open for 2018

The Uniform Shop at Dominic College, run by Permapleat, has re-opened for 2018.The Back to School Opening Hours are, this week, Monday 22 January - Thursday 25 January 8am-4:30pm and then next week Monday 29 January - Thursday 1 February - 8am-4:30pmThe uniform shop can be contacted directly on 6274 6031 or via email ...

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Year 8-10 student timetables

Welcome back to 2018. You’ll be pleased to know that students from Years 8-10 can now access their timetables from SEQTA. Students in Year 7 will receive their username and passwords at the Laptop Induction Evening. They will receive a hard copy of their timetable on their first day of school. ...

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Stephen Casni

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Old scholars Christmas Eve Mass 2017

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Weather station online through holidays

Did you know our live weather webcam has been operating now for nearly six months?Any time of the day - it doesn't update views at night - you can check on the weather over Mt Wellington, from Dominic College.But you can also replay a cool time lapse video ...

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Snapshots: Learning in the last week of Term 4

Learning never stops at Dominic College!As we finish a very busy year of learning our students from Kinder to Year 9 are focused on finishing the year, undertaking a range of enriching learning opportunities. You can see a snap shot of the activities students have been engaged in yesterday: Snapshots: ...

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Carols from the choir

Following the special K-2 carols presented to parents at Dominic College there have been several more opportunities for the community to enjoy carols from our lovely choirs.Glenorchy Carols by Candlelight – A Not So Silent NightOn Saturday evening 12 December, nearly 50 Dominic students from Years 3–10 sang their hearts out on the ...

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Snapshots: Learning in the last week of Term 4

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Last day - Flags

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Last day - K-9 Mass

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Year 9 - the Abyss

Over Monday–Wednesday of the last week of term 4, Year 9 students participated in their final challenge as part of The Rite Journey – our Year 9 EMPOWER Program. Students were only allowed to take with them on their overnight camp a booklet filled with reflective questions and thought-provoking stories, a dream catcher ...

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Sam Walker - athletics achiever

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2017 Yearbook on website

The Dominic College 2017 Yearbook was printed, and distributed to students in the alst week of term.Year 10 students had the opportunity to collect the Yearbook with their leavers' USBs and references and reports, while for the balance of families, the eldest child was given a yearbook to take home.Please ...

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Christmas Mass times at St John's Glenorchy and at Dominic College

Christmas MassesSaturday 23 December 9am and 6pm - Masses at St John’s as usual Sunday 24 December 9am - Mass at St John’s and Family Mass at 6pm with Carols beforehand at 5:30pmSunday 24 December 9.30pm Carols - Mass 10pm at Dominic College Monday 25 December Christmas Day 9am Mass at St ...

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Christmas Eve in the Dominic College Chapel

The old scholars Christmas Eve Mass is not just for old scholars!DOSA Chairman, Tony Webb, and DOSA stalwart Diane Cerritelli, invite all old scholars, and all members of the Dominic College community, to worship and celebrate Christmas at the traditional Christmas Eve Mass in the College Chapel.We will ...

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Vinnies group presentation

Mr David Reinbach - Dominic College Vinnies Coordinator ...

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End of Year Award winners

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End of Year Awards Ceremony

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Year 7 visit UTAS museum

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Asian Festival success

We have had an excellent start to our Asian Festival festivities at the College on Monday and Tuesday and an exciting culmination at our assembly on Wednesday 25 October.There was study of the various cultures, dancing, cooking, demonstrations and games, in and out of the classrooms.Students in Prep to ...

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Fees and payments

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Provincial Council visit

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Uniform Shop news

There are extended trading times for NOVEMBER 2017 Monday 8am – 12.30pmTuesday 10am – 2pmWednesday 12.30pm – 4.30pm Regular Opening times will resume from Monday 5 February 2018 Mondays 8.00am – 12.30pmWednesdays 12.30pm – 4.30pm ...

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Art and photography at the Hobart Show

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Photography and art at the Hobart Show

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Music Count us in

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K - 2 Athletics Carnival

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2018 leadership speeches

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Talking Heads 2017

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Asian Festival - assembly performances

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Asian Festival - Day 2

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3-6 Athletics Carnival 19 October

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Project Rockit launch at Dominic College

Project Rockit is a group of young people who address the issues young people have with Technology and Social Media.For over ten years Project Rockit has been empowering school students to stand up to hate instead of standing by watching. Through the lens of (cyber) bullying, their workshops explore ...

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K-6 assembly 18 October 2017

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Project Rockit Launch at Dominic

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Fred Hollows Humanity Award Tasmanian Presentation Ceremony

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Pastoral care: being a good sport

This term in Prep–6 we are focusing on ‘Being a Good Sport', and this was talked about in our K-6 assembly on Wednesday afternoon.Part of this is recognising students who display the qualities of being a good sport whilst out in the playground. We want to recognise and congratulate ...

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Fred Hollows Humanity Awards recipients from Dominic College

Last term, Year 6 students, Bianca Russell and Kitean Aitken were nominated by Dominic College for a Fred Hollows Humanity Award. The Fred Hollows Humanity Award celebrates Year 6 students who show compassion, integrity and kindness in their lives, just as Fred Hollows did.Bianca and Kitean, with other Year 6 student nominees ...

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Professor James Vickers guest of honour at IMD breakfast

Year 5 to Year 10 boys, their fathers, grandfathers, uncles, caregivers and all staff and friends of the Dominic community are invited to join Professor Vickers and staff for breakfast. on Wednesday 15 November at 7.15am-8.30am to celebrate International Men’s Day. ...

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Coming to Dominic in 2018 or 2019?

Whilst the end of the academic year is fast approaching, the College is also forward planning for 2018 and 2019. Dates for Orientation sessions for students commencing 2018 in Kindergarten and Year 7 are listed below. A College Open Day is being held on Wednesday 25 October for parents wishing to view College facilities and ...

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Year 3-6 Athletics Carnival - a great day in tough weather!

On Thursday 19 October the 3-6 Athletics Carnival was held at Dominic in testing conditions of wind, rain and sunshine which can be described as a typical Tasmanian day. The normal running of the day was impossible due to early heavy falling of rain so events were postponed and then students ...

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Mano's Cup experience for a great Dominic team

The Year 4 children from the Dominic U/11 Soccer team ended up their holidays on a high, but very tired, note! The team did themselves very proud by participating in the ‘2017 Manos Cup’ in Launceston on Saturday 14 October. This U9 and U10 competition is open to all boys and girls from ...

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Music - Count Us In

On Thursday 2 November, 650 000 students around Australia celebrated music together, through Music Count Us In. Our Kinder to Year 1 students sang their hearts out at school, whilst our Year 2-6 students travelled to Bellerive Boardwalk with 1000 other students, from 7 other schools, to take part in the Hobart Music Count Us In ...

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Community Fair 2017

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Int Mens Day breakfast 2017

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New leaders receiving their badges and ties

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Dominic College Fair 2017

Our annual Community Fair was held last Friday and even though the weather forecast predicted thunderstorms, constant rain and hail, the whole school community still turned out in droves to support the event and the day was a great success.We had a great mix of old favourites like lucky ...

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Upcoming exams for Year 10

The End of Year exams for Year 9 and 10 students are getting close and students are starting to get into exam mode. Exams can seem daunting initially however our aim is to alleviate some of this stress by ensuring students are prepared and focused, which is why we’ve introduced end ...

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Taiko drumming performance

Dominic College Year 8-10 students of Japanese attended 11 taiko workshops with the awesome team from Taiko Drum. The group performed the songs they learnt at these workshops at our recent Asian Festival Assembly as part of our grand finale. Please enjoy their performances of “Isami Goma” and part of “Bruny ...

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Leadership induction ceremony

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2018 Year 6 Captains

It is with pleasure that we announce this week, the 2018 K-6 Captains and Vice Captains. 2018 K-6 Captains are Harry Johnston and Zoe Swan and our Vice Captains are Oscar McGann and Alarna Waller.These four students were clearly identified and supported by their peers and younger students as leaders committed ...

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Year 10 Graduation Mass

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FLL tournament at Dominic

STEAM – Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics STEAM is an educational approach to learning that uses Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics as access points for guiding student inquiry, dialogue, and critical thinking. The end results are students who take thoughtful risks, engage in experiential learning, persist in ...

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Student Leadership 2018 ceremony

On Friday 17 November we officially inducted our 2018 College student leaders, in a beautiful ceremony in the Savio Centre. Students received blessed badges and ties, were presented to the College community and recited their act of dedication together. We are very proud of all of them and are sure they will ...

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International Men's Day breakfast 2017

On Wednesday 15 November, we held our traditional International Men’s Day Breakfast. This is a day where we encourage the boys and men in our community to focus on what kind of men they want to be and promote the concept that they support each other to become good men ...

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Community farewell to retiring teachers

I want to alert parents to the community farewell we are planning for the retirement of Mrs Janine O’Hea and Mr Paul Williams. This will take place on Friday 8 December at 4.00pm in the Savio Centre. All families will receive an invitation to this occasion. Members of the community, ...

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2018 College Captains announced

This week, our 2018 College Captains and Vice Captains have been announced. Our College Captains are Will Parkinson and Maggie Baker. Our Vice-Captains are James Stansbie and Ashley Cano-Calderon. They emerged out of an amazing field of outstanding Year 9 leaders all of whom we commend and recognise as wonderful young leaders ...

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Cows Create Careers success for students

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Animal Husbandry stiudents at the Hobart Show

Showing my Dorper Ram, OliLast Wednesday morning I went to the Royal Hobart Show to compete with my ram, Oli. Oli is a Dorper ram; he was entered in the section for rams not exceeding 1.5 years. When we got to the show grounds, we put Oli in a pen and ...

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​Glenorchy City Council Safer School Communities Awards

These were formally known as the Junior Neighbourhood Awards. These awards are presented to Primary School students who demonstrate pride, safety and community spirit both at school and in the wider community. This year Dominic College had six students who were awarded for their incredible efforts. They were:Josie Stefankowski ...

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Nominations for College Captains 2018

On Tuesday, 31 October, Year 9 students wishing to be considered by their 7-9 peers and staff for College Captains presented speeches to their fellow students.It was with tremendous pride the staff and I listened to the reflections of these fine young men and women who spoke of their love of ...

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Talking Heads 2017 quality drama

It takes, courage and conviction for any student to step into the spotlight and extend themselves with a monologue. Students are to be congratulated on the very believable characters they created and their expert management of the actor-audience relationship. We were entertained, amused and were disturbed by the characters who ...

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Old scholar, Les McGuire Schultz visits

Les is probably the oldest old scholar we know - he was first admitted in 1946, before even Fr John Brennan and the Salesians arrived to take over from the Archdiocese in running the orphanage. Les, now 77 years old visited from Queensland with his wife, Helen, who has family in Hobart. ...

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Basketball grand final 6 November

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7-10 Swimming Carnival

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