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HARMONY DAY

Posted 1 March 2017 by Catholic Education in Yarning Circle – News From Around The Diocese

Harmony Day, 21 March, celebrates Australia’s cultural diversity. It’s about inclusiveness, respect and a sense of belonging for everyone. It is a day for all Australians to embrace cultural diversity and to share what we have in common.

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Schools Open Their Doors During Catholic Schools Week Celebrations

Posted 28 February 2017 by Catholic Education in News

Schools from the Diocese of Wollongong joined with Catholic schools across NSW and ACT to celebrate Catholic Schools Week, from 6-12 March 2017.

 

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20th Annual NSW Combined Catholic Colleges Blues Awards

Posted 21 February 2017 by Catholic Education in Sport News

The 20th Annual Blues evening involves the presentation of awards and recognition of the top students in all sports from NSW Catholic Secondary Schools and Colleges.

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Principal Don Spencer Vying For Spot of No 1 Don

Posted 15 February 2017 by Catholic Education in News

Staff and students of Mary Immaculate Primary School in Eagle Vale, have entered their beloved Principal Don Spencer into the DON Smallgoods Dons of Australia competition! 

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Welcome to the New School Year

Posted 9 February 2017 by Peter Turner in Director's News

With the new school year now underway, I write to wish each of you the very best for a rewarding 2017.

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HSC Outstanding Achievers ~ 2016 Higher School Certificate

Posted 18 January 2017 by Catholic Education in News

We are immensely proud of all our students and there are many success stories that we can celebrate. Some of these were achieved in the face of significant adversity. 

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Christmas Message to Staff

Posted 22 December 2016 by Peter Turner in Director's News

As we bring the 2016 year to a close, I would like to take this opportunity to thank each of you for the myriad of outstanding things that have happened in our schools throughout the year.

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The 20th Annual CDF Sports Awards

Posted 6 December 2016 by Catholic Education in Sport News

On Friday 18 November the Diocesan Sports Council staged the 20th Annual CDF Sports Awards to recognise the outstanding achievements of students from primary and secondary schools across the Diocese.

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UOW Learning Labs An In2Uni Program Supporting our Gifted Young Learners

Posted 5 December 2016 by Catholic Education in News

In2Uni is an outreach initiative by the University of Wollongong (UOW), which aims to build in students, aspirations and awareness toward higher education, while fostering a culture of lifelong learning and engagement with education. Learning Labs, a school holiday workshop program for gifted and talented students in Years 1-10, targets students performing in the top 10-15% in their area of interest.

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Christmas Story Art Competition 2016 Reveals Students' Creative Talent

Posted 5 December 2016 by Catholic Education in News

Catholic primary school students from across the Diocese have again produced stunning works of art for the annual Christmas Story Art Competition and Exhibition.  

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NSW CATHOLIC COMBINED COLLEGES ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS 2016

Posted 14 November 2016 by Catholic Education in Sport News

Some wonderful results from CEDOW students at the recent NSWCCC Championships at Homebush.  Congratulations to all students who represented Mackillop, to all place getters and to the following students for their outstanding performances. 

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Taneesah Cultural Ambassador for Australia after Winning AIA Scholarship

Posted 11 November 2016 by Catholic Education in News

Taneesah was one of three winners Australia-wide to receive the 2016/17 Australia Indonesia Association Scholarship Program. The scholarship involves a two -week homestay program and intensive language course in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

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What Matters to Talented Young Writer Maddie?

Posted 11 November 2016 by Catholic Education in News

17 year old student Maddie Mott, from Holy Spirit College Bellambi, has taken out first prize in the Year 11/12 Category of 2016 What Matters writing competition, with her powerful and stirring poem, 'We Matter', that addresses the significant issue of women and gender in today’s society.

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Tyler Wright Not Only a Champion in the Surf

Posted 11 November 2016 by Catholic Education in News

Last Thursday morning, the 13th of October, several bleary eyed teachers and students arrived at St. John the Evangelist Catholic High School a little later than they normally would after watching history in the making. It was not until the wee hours of the morning that twenty-two-year-old former student, Tyler Wright, was crowned as the 2016 World Surf League Women’s World Champion!

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St Pius X Unanderra Caring for Our Common Home

Posted 11 November 2016 by Catholic Education in News

2016 has been a huge year for the community of St Pius X, taking an active role in caring for our common home. Pope Francis’ Laudato Si inspired the students and staff to do more to our already beautiful school environment to ensure that all the wonders of creation are around for future generations. We felt improvements were needed, not only to the appearance of some areas of our school grounds, but in the way we educate others, so they too are empowered with the knowledge that they can make a difference! 

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Congratulations to St Columbkille's Cast and Crew of Olivia!

Posted 14 October 2016 by Catholic Education in News

St Columbkille's School Production of Olivia! this term, was a delightfully inspiring example of how valuable Arts Education is for our young students.

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