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by Principal, Mr Steven O’Connor Lockdown and Remote Learning v5 Welcome back to Term 3. This certainly is not how I wanted the new term to commence and I am conscious that returning to lockdown and remote learning yet again, is less than an ideal way for the College to operate and for students to…

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Principal’s Message

by Principal, Mr Steven O’Connor Lockdown v4 How quickly things can change! When I last wrote for The Crest, I recall that I noted how much I was looking forward to viewing the production of ‘Private Peaceful’ amongst other things in the week after the newsletter was to be published. The onset of the recent…

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Principal’s Message

Thursday, May 27, 2021 by Principal, Mr Steven O’Connor Temporary return to remote and flexible learning from Monday, May 31 As you may be aware the State Government today announced a seven-day lockdown to help combat the growing COVID-19 outbreak. We understand this presents another challenging time for us all and will cause some distress…

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Temporary return to remote and flexible learning from Monday, May 31

Thursday, May 27, 2021 Dear Parents, Carers and Guardians of St Patrick’s College, As you may be aware the State Government has today announced a seven-day lockdown to help combat the growing COVID-19 outbreak. We understand this presents another challenging time for us all and will cause some distress in our community. Your ongoing understanding…

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Principal’s Message

by Principal, Mr Steven O’Connor NAPLAN Tests This week, students in Years 7 and 9 participated in the prescribed literacy and numeracy tests known as NAPLAN. During the course of 2020 and as a result of COVID-19, NAPLAN tests did not run across the nation. Thankfully, things are far more settled this year and NAPLAN…

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Principal’s Message

by Principal, Mr Steven O’Connor Term 2 Welcome to Term 2. This term promises to be a very busy term and I am pleased that the boys and staff have hit the ground running from last week. I wish all members of the College community the very best for the term and encourage all boys…

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Principal’s Message

by Principal, Mr Steven O’Connor 1st IV National Champions! Congratulations to the St Patrick’s College 1st IV crew and coach for their tremendous results at the National Rowing Championships held in Tasmania last week! The crew were rewarded with a bronze medal in the U19 Men’s Coxed IV final on Friday and backed this up…

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Principal’s Message

by Principal, Mr Steven O’Connor St Patrick’s Day Celebrations I was thrilled to participate in this year’s celebrations to mark the feast day of St Patrick, the patron Saint of the College. As a Catholic community, it is important that we gather regularly in communion in the Eucharist and we were blessed to have Bishop…

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Principal’s Message

by Principal, Mr Steven O’Connor The Term Goes On! The term has bounced back strongly into its full stride following the recent circuit breaker lockdown. It is great to see everyone back on site and enthusiastically taking up the many opportunities available to them here at St Pat’s. I acknowledge the resilience and optimism that…

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Principal’s Message

Circuit Breaker Lockdown I wish to thank the College community for its response to the decisions taken by the Victorian Government and agencies to send the State into a circuit breaker lockdown from midnight on Friday, 12 February. The professionalism of the College Leadership Team and several other members of staff in working through the…

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