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Ballarat Community Notices

Past parent Leanne Barnes, mum to Old Collegian Samuel Tipper (SPC 2014-19) is organising a movie night as an ADHD Fundraiser this coming Friday evening at 8pm at the Regent Cinemas with the movie screening Maverick Top Gun. She would love our support!

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KRC Update

Raising awareness for Reconciliation Week The KRC continues to connect with both student learning and community events.  This week has seen us display a rich collection of physical books relating to Reconciliation Week.  The display promotes our Fiction and Non-Fiction books that have a connection with our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples.  We can…

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Football report

Congratulations to Sam Butler (2021 SPC 1st XVIII Captain and Captain of Galvin) who was selected to debut for the Hawthorn Football Club against Richmond last Saturday at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Sam became the 119th Old Collegian to have played a senior game at VFL/AFL level, a number thar we are extremely proud of….

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Principal’s report

EREA SCHOOL RENEWAL PANEL Dear Members of the St Patrick’s College Community, I write to inform you of the upcoming visit by the School Renewal Panel from 8 – 10 June 2022. As you will know, St Patrick’s is a Catholic school in the Edmund Rice tradition.  As such, it is one of over 50…

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Careers News

Please read the Weekly Career News each fortnight to ensure you keep up to date with upcoming career events and key dates. Please click on the below links to view the current Careers News. Careers Newsletter May 2022 Mr Anthony Meehan Careers and Transition Manager  

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Enhance Learning

Hi everyone,   The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (AATIS) in proud partnership with Melbourne Apprenticeship Disability Network (MADN) bring you a series of blog posts and resources to support those living with a disability, to understand Australian Apprenticeships and how they can be a viable pathway for all Australians.  The first instalment of…

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Middle School Report

Last week, saw the Year 9 Social a roaring success, with everyone enjoying themselves immensely. A number of our boys provided the following comments: We recently participated in the Year 9 Social and it was a blast!!! We got to interact with the girls at Loreto as well as having fun with our mates at…

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Boarding report

Despite the flu taking a stranglehold on our boarding community, it is pleasing to see that many boarders continue to take up the College’s opportunities. Furthermore, and most delightful, many of our boarders have been giving up their time by assisting various aspects of our College, including goal umpiring, boundary umpiring, scoring, coaching, or assisting…

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Senior School report

Our Year 10s experienced their “One Night of Homelessness” on Thursday May 19. Craig Schepis, who instigated the Soup Bus along with many other initiatives to support the homeless, generously gave of his time to make our boys more aware and understanding of the plight the homeless people in Ballarat.  One important message for our…

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One Night of Homelessness

Thursday, May 19th was a very chilly night for our Year 10 cohort. They experienced One Night of Homelessness; a night of sleeping rough in the cold Ballarat weather to gain understanding and empathy for the thousands of homeless people around Victoria, including here in Ballarat, and the struggle they face on a daily basis….

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