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* Term 3 started with the excitement and enthusiasm we have come to expect upon the return from a three-week break. Our returning boarding students shared stories of holiday adventures and quality time spent with friends and family. It was wonderful to hear the Boarding Precinct alive with the sounds of excitable chatter. * Over…

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News around the Boarding Precinct Thankyou to all of the students, families and staff who adapted so well to the snap, seven-day lockdown. It must be acknowledged that adapting to remote learning within the space of a few days is no mean feat and it was pleasing to see how well most of our boarding…

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News around the Boarding Precinct On Sunday May 23, we welcomed over 100 friends and family to our term 2 Family Dinner and Mass, coinciding with Reconciliation Week. The Mass was a wonderful celebration which concluded with the attending boarders and day students receiving a candle on the alter. This was then followed by a…

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News around the Boarding Precinct Congratulations to current Year 10 Boarder, Nathan Louw who recently represented BAS at the Victorian Schools Associations Swimming Championships, held at the Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre. Nathan was chosen to represent the Ballarat Associated Schools after his recent success at both the SPC and BAS swimming events. Congratulations Nathan…

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News around the Boarding Precinct During the start of Term 2, we have welcomed four new faces into our Boarding Cohort. David Ellis joins us as part of our dedicated staff team as a Housemaster. David comes to us with a teaching background and plenty of experience with dealing with male adolescents. David, along with…

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 News around the Boarding Precinct Our weekend activities continued with a recent trip to Sovereign Hill. While the weather was not ideal, Boarders enjoyed panning for gold, exploring the mines, and tasting the famous Raspberry Drops!   Boarders were also treated to a few games at Laser Force where they pitted their skills against each other…

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 News around the Boarding Precinct On a relatively cold and miserable Saturday morning, twenty-six of our Boarders volunteered their time to assist with the set up of the Ballarat Cycle Classic. The Cycle Classic raises much needed funds for the Fiona Elsey Cancer Research Institute here in Ballarat. Over $225,000 was raised this year and…

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 News around the Boarding Precinct As we begin to return to a COVID-normal, it is pleasing to be able to offer weekend activities for our Boarders once again. The past few weekends have seen the Boarders try their hand at some ten-pin bowling as well as participating in a tennis tournament at the College. We…

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News around the Boarding Precinct We begin this bulletin welcoming back our Boarders who returned home during the snap lock down period. As with many others, this lock down sent our plans in a different direction, however, all are to be commended on how well they adapted to the change.   Of our Boarding cohort,…

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 News around the Boarding Precinct What a wonderful and, somewhat normal, start to the 2021 Academic Year, here in Boarding at St Patrick’s College. We have been blessed to welcome 57 Boarders and their families to our Community, both returning and new.   Of our 57 students, 25 are new to St Patrick’s College and…

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