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Headmaster’s Reports

Principal’s Message

by Principal, Mr Steven O’Connor Student Leadership – 2023 Student Leaders This week, I finalised the appointment of the new Student Council for the remainder of this year and 2023. These appointments were finalised after an extensive and rigorous process which included: Year 11 students nominating themselves Staff providing detailed feedback on the nominations and…

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Principal’s Message

by Principal, Mr Steven O’Connor 2023 Student Leadership Interviews In recent weeks, the Deputy Principal, Mr Brodrick spoke with all Year 11 students about the process towards consideration and appointment to the key leadership positions for the remainder of 2022 and into 2023. These positions include College Captain, the Vice Captains of the College, House…

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Principal’s Message

by Principal, Mr Steven O’Connor SPC in Concert On the evening of Thursday, 4 August a wonderful showcase concert was presented by a variety of SPC music ensembles at the Wendouree Performing Arts Centre. The standard of the ensembles was incredibly strong and encouraging. Reflecting the talent of our current students and boding well for…

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Principal’s Message

by Principal, Mr Steven O’Connor A Community in Mourning Earlier this week, we received the sad news of the death of Rohan Cosgriff, one of our Year 11 students. As a community, we join Rohan’s family as they grieve the loss of their much beloved son, brother, grandson and cousin. During lunch on Thursday, a…

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Principal’s Message

by Principal, Mr Steven O’Connor Welcome to Term 3 It is always a great day at a school when students and staff return from holidays for a new term; it was the same earlier this week as we welcomed everyone back across the Staff Day on Monday and then students back into classes on Tuesday!…

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Principal’s Message

by Principal, Mr Steven O’Connor End of Term This edition of The Crest is the last for Term 2. It has been a very busy and productive term and I thank everyone for their tremendous efforts, contributions and involvement throughout the term. I hope that the term has provided every student with challenging opportunities to…

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Principal’s Message

by Principal, Mr Steven O’Connor The EREA Touchstones St Patrick’s College is proudly a Catholic school in the Edmund Rice tradition. As a member of Edmund Rice Education Australia (EREA) we are informed by the Touchstones which are the bedrock or framework of all EREA schools. As an EREA school, our Touchstones provide a direction…

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Principal’s Message

by Principal, Mr Steven O’Connor SPC Drama Production: 12 Angry Men I am really looking forward to the College’s production of Reginald Rose’s courtroom drama ’12 Angry Men’. The students and staff involved in this production have been preparing and rehearsing for several months and I know are looking forward to the opening night on…

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Principal’s Message

by Principal, Mr Steven O’Connor Welcome to Term 2 I hope that everyone in the St Patrick’s community enjoyed a restful holiday and a happy and holy Easter. It is always a very happy day when students and staff return to the College for a new term and it was, in this sense, terrific to…

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Principal’s Message

by Principal, Mr Steven O’Connor Artist in Residence It was Vincent Van Gogh who once said, “I dream my painting, and then I paint my dream”. We are very fortunate at St Patrick’s College to have a vibrant, enriching and fulfilling Art faculty. Over the last weeks we have been blessed by the presence of…

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