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Middle School

Cybersmart Parent Presentation

St Patrick’s College will host a special presentation by the Australian Communications and Media Authority, providing parents with information about how to keep their children safe online. The Cybersmart Outreach-”Internet Safety Awareness presentation is thorough and nontechnical. It covers a range of issues including: * the ways children use the internet and emerging technologies *…

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SPC v Marcellin – May 9, 2015

St Patrick’s College 45 d Marcellin College 34- (HT 19-10) Try Scorer/s: D Tippett (3), J Coward (3), C Saunders (1) Conversion/s: J Coward (4), M Kaponga In a little over twenty four months we have played Marcellin on seven separate occasions, contested two Grand Finals with both sides enjoying success on one occasion. The…

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Mothers Day Mass and Breakfast 2015

The College was delighted this morning to play host to more than 550 people for the Annual Mothers Day Mass and Breakfast. Mass, celebrated by Old Collegian Fr Justin Driscoll, commenced at 7am in the College Chapel and featured a wonderful homily and ceremony, focusing on the importance of loving mothers in raising fine sons….

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2015 Edmund Rice Day

Ballarat’s infamous weather – has intervened to force the postponement of today’s Edmund Rice Day Walkathon. With rain, hail and freezing temperatures forecast, teachers made the decision to postpone the walkathon and instead revert to normal classes for much of the day. Deputy Headmaster Jon Franzin said further details would be announced this week about…

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2015 Edmund Rice Day Homily

Old Collegian Fr Justin Driscoll (SPC 1981-82) delivered the following homily to the College’s full-school Mass on Edmund Rice Day in the Br W.T. O’Malley Sports Centre on Tuesday, May 4, 2015: Over the course of the past ten days it’s amazing the events that have taken place. Only ten days ago we were commemorating…

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Mother’s Day Mass and Breakfast

Tickets remain available for the 2015 Mother’s Day Mass and Breakfast despite record interest in the incredibly popular event. Already more than 430 people have reserved their spot at what has become the most popular annual function on the St Patrick’s College calendar. This means that all available places in the OCA Pavilion and the…

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Wellbeing report – May 1, 2015

Dear Parents, Friends and Students of St Patrick’s College, Uniform: The start of the new term saw the great majority of boys looking very smart in their winter uniform. Thank you to all the parents who went through the regular ritual of dragging out last year’s winter gear, discovering what still fitted or was in…

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SPC students feature at Anzac parade

St Patrick’s College had a strong and impressive presence at the City of Ballarat Anzac Day march and memorial service at the weekend. Members of the College Marching Band took centre stage by leading the march along Sturt St past the Cenotaph. The recognition of the crowd that was extended to our young men is…

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Junior and Middle Schools Lap of the Lake

Hundreds of St Patrick’s College students from Years 7, 8 and 9 tested their middle-to-long distance running skills today during the 2015 House Lap of the Lake event. Starting in Session 7, straight after lunch, the students made their way to the start line outside the St Patrick’s College Rowing Shed prepared to tackle the…

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SPC students attend Shrine service

A delegation of students from St Patrick’s College attended the Shrine of Remembrance in Melbourne on Thursday, April 23 2015 as part of Legacy’s commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli landing. Four students,- Fletcher Loader, Matthew Aikman, Matthew Duffy and James Parini were chosen to represent the College as they joined others from…

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