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Acting Principal’s Message

By Acting Principal, Mr Stephen Hill As we head towards the end of Term 2…. The end of Term 2 next Friday will see the conclusion of a period of time that can only be described as truly unique in the very long history of St Patrick’s. At this time, it is appropriate for us…

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Acting Principal’s Message

By Acting Principal, Mr Stephen Hill How apt that in the week that concluded with Pentecost Sunday that the ‘gift’ that are your boys was given to us. As we come to the end of the second week with all Year 11 and Year 12 students and select Year 10 boys back on-site for classroom…

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Acting Principal’s Message

By Acting Principal, Mr Stephen Hill We’re back! (well almost) Almost nine weeks ago the State Government announced that all Victorian schools would be implementing the Remote Schooling program. COVID-19 has required all members of the St Patrick’s College community to adjust and respond to what is truly a unique situation. Shifting to a remote…

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Acting Principal’s Message

By Acting Principal, Mr Stephen Hill In a typical year, this week is one of great celebration at St Patrick’s, usually marked by Edmund Rice Day celebrations and the Mothers’ Day Mass and Breakfast. How different it has been in 2020!  We are told that Edmund Rice encountered personal suffering through the death of his…

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May 4 – Update from St Patrick’s College

Acting Principal Mr Stephen Hill has provided the following update for the wider St Patrick’s College community: “Dear Parents, Carers and Guardians of St Patrick’s College, Traditionally, and in any other year, this would have been a week of great celebration at St Patrick’s College, commencing with Edmund Rice Day activities such as the walkathon…

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Acting Principal’s Message

By Acting Principal, Mr Stephen Hill Congratulations on making it to the end of week 2 of remote learning! The word ‘unique’ is, at times, used far too freely to describe a situation or event. However, the period of time since the declaration of COVID-19 as a pandemic can indeed be described as ‘unique’. Clearly,…

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Acting Principal’s Message

By Acting Principal, Mr Stephen Hill “The world and everything in it is continually changing which proves to us that there is nothing permanent under the sun, and that perfect happiness is not to be expected but in another world!” Edmund Rice to Mother Mary Knowd, Presentation Convent, Dublin. All Souls’ Day 1813 While these…

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Acting Principal’s Message

By Acting Principal, Mr Stephen Hill This week’s visit from Wayne Tinsey, EREA Executive Director, and Durm O’Riordan, EREA Regional Director – Southern. As I have previously communicated to you, Edmund Rice Education Australia (EREA) remains committed to being present and attentive to the needs of all members of the St Patrick’s College community as…

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Acting Principal’s Message

By Acting Principal, Mr Stephen Hill When leadership changes – What does this mean for your son? As you read, listened or watched your various news and social media streams this week, and particularly on Wednesday, I’m sure many of our current parents would have asked themselves one simple question, “What does this mean for…

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Principal’s Message

Dear Parents, Carers, Staff, and Students of St Patrick’s College, Welcome back to the 2020 school year. While it has been an incredibly busy start, it is wonderful to see our students return each year, ready for the journey ahead. In writing this first Crest for 2020, I am ever mindful that the summer break…

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