St Pat’s News

April 3 – College update on COVID-19

Dear Parents, Carers and Guardians of St Patrick’s College, As we come to the end of the first week of the Term 1 break, I would like to take this opportunity to update you regarding the operation of St Patrick’s College for the second week of the term break and what we currently know about…

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April 2 – College update on COVID-19

Important Update about College Fees Dear Parents, Carers and Guardians of St Patrick’s College, As a school community, we are facing an unprecedented situation. The current coronavirus pandemic is an international challenge, the consequences of which continue to unfold each day. Our dedicated staff have been working tirelessly to prepare for a range of contingencies…

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March 26 – College update on COVID-19

Dear all parents, carers and guardians of St Patrick’s College, It is important as you read the following email that you take some assurance from the fact that, at time of writing, the College has not been informed of any member of our community being diagnosed with COVID-19 coronavirus, nor have we been informed of…

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History repeats at St Patrick’s College

In the space of three years St Patrick’s College has built a brand new boarding precinct, experienced the sudden departure of a principal and now endured school disruptions due to a worldwide pandemic. Amazingly, this is all nothing new for St Patrick’s College. In fact, it is all eerily reminiscent of a time exactly 100…

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March 23 – College update on COVID-19

Dear all members of the St Patrick’s College community, We have prematurely arrived at the conclusion of an extraordinary term in the life of St Patrick’s College. There have been many unexpected developments in recent weeks, and I would like to take this opportunity to thank you all for your patience and understanding as we…

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Where are they now – Robert Anon (former staff)

The College recently reconnected with former staff member Robert Aron, who enjoyed many different roles at SPC and was a well-respected and much-loved by the students during his tenure in the 1980s.   What were your various roles and responsibilities during your time at SPC? During the eight years I was at SPC, I held…

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Where are they now – Craig Dallimore (SPC 1954)

The College recently reconnected with Craig Dallimore (SPC 1954), who made his career as a well-respected pharmacist, and continues to exchange Christmas cards with a SPC classmate every single year since 1954.   Where has life taken you since leaving SPC? Having only spent one year at SPC, my experience was rather limited compared to…

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Old Boys in the News – March 2020

Our Old Boys have been busy, including: We heard from Old Collegian Jimmy Fahey (SPC 2007-12) recently. Jimmy is now a doctor and is completing a year of residency at Eastern Health, in Melbourne, focussing on critical care medicine, which he is keen to explore in the coming few years. This followed an internship at…

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Engagements, Marriages and Births – March 2020

ENGAGEMENTS, MARRIAGES AND BIRTHS   MARRIAGES Congratulations to Old Collegian Jonathan Willey (SPC 2006-11) and Felicity Canny on their wedding on March 7 in the St Patrick’s College Chapel. BIRTHS Congratulations to Daniel James (SPC 2003-08) and wife Cass on the recent arrival of their gorgeous baby daughter Millie.   If you have some exciting…

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March 22 – College update on COVID-19

Dear all members of the St Patrick’s College community, Following today’s announcement by the Victorian Government that school holidays will commence from Tuesday, March 24, we write to confirm that St Patrick’s College follow government directives. To be clear, this means that Monday, March 23 will be the final day of classes for Term 1,…

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