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March 26 – College update on COVID-19

Dear all parents, carers and guardians of St Patrick’s College, It is important as you read the following email that you take some assurance from the fact that, at time of writing, the College has not been informed of any member of our community being diagnosed with COVID-19 coronavirus, nor have we been informed of…

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History repeats at St Patrick’s College

In the space of three years St Patrick’s College has built a brand new boarding precinct, experienced the sudden departure of a principal and now endured school disruptions due to a worldwide pandemic. Amazingly, this is all nothing new for St Patrick’s College. In fact, it is all eerily reminiscent of a time exactly 100…

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March 23 – College update on COVID-19

Dear all members of the St Patrick’s College community, We have prematurely arrived at the conclusion of an extraordinary term in the life of St Patrick’s College. There have been many unexpected developments in recent weeks, and I would like to take this opportunity to thank you all for your patience and understanding as we…

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Where are they now – Craig Dallimore (SPC 1954)

The College recently reconnected with Craig Dallimore (SPC 1954), who made his career as a well-respected pharmacist, and continues to exchange Christmas cards with a SPC classmate every single year since 1954.   Where has life taken you since leaving SPC? Having only spent one year at SPC, my experience was rather limited compared to…

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Old Boys in the News – March 2020

Our Old Boys have been busy, including: We heard from Old Collegian Jimmy Fahey (SPC 2007-12) recently. Jimmy is now a doctor and is completing a year of residency at Eastern Health, in Melbourne, focussing on critical care medicine, which he is keen to explore in the coming few years. This followed an internship at…

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Engagements, Marriages and Births – March 2020

ENGAGEMENTS, MARRIAGES AND BIRTHS   MARRIAGES Congratulations to Old Collegian Jonathan Willey (SPC 2006-11) and Felicity Canny on their wedding on March 7 in the St Patrick’s College Chapel. BIRTHS Congratulations to Daniel James (SPC 2003-08) and wife Cass on the recent arrival of their gorgeous baby daughter Millie.   If you have some exciting…

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March 22 – College update on COVID-19

Dear all members of the St Patrick’s College community, Following today’s announcement by the Victorian Government that school holidays will commence from Tuesday, March 24, we write to confirm that St Patrick’s College follow government directives. To be clear, this means that Monday, March 23 will be the final day of classes for Term 1,…

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Mental Health support resources

The St Patrick’s College counselling team has created the following list of links and resources for students to access for mental health support. This list may be useful for students feeling they require extra support as the world continues to respond to the COVID-19 coronavirus.   Stay Informed https://www.health.gov.au/news/health-alerts/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov-health-alert Online Self-Help http://braveonline.psy.uq.edu.au/ https://ecouch.anu.edu.au/welcome https://www.thedesk.org.au https://moodgym.com.au/…

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Where are they now – Tynan Drought (SPC 2012-14)

The College recently reconnected with former boarder Tynan Drought (SPC 2012-14) who has established a career in the finance sector and has many happy memories of his time as a boarder and member of the first V basketball program.   Where has life taken you since leaving SPC? After leaving SPC in 2014, I moved…

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Continuity of the Learning Environment – Off Campus Learning Arrangements

by Director of Studies, Mrs Julia Petrov While we look forward to seeing your sons on their return from holidays next term, rest assured we have invested much time planning for the possibility that this may not occur. In the possible event of the school being closed, we have been working to ensure the continuity…

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