St Pat’s News

Charles Bennett Lefebvre

LEFEBVRE, Charles Bennett- – – – SPC 1907-1908DoB:- – c1893, St Kilda, VICFather:- – Albert Edward LefebvreMother:- – Eliza, nee BennettCharles Lefebvre and his brother Reginald (SPC 1907-1908) were boarders at St Patrick’s from Birchip, a small town in the north-west of Victoria.Service No:- 77Rank:- – Driver, later Corporal, later SergeantUnit:- – 2nd Motor Transport…

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William ‘Bill’ Leo Larkin

LARKIN, William -‘Bill’ Leo- – – – SPC 1909-1913 DoB:- – – – – – – – 1898, Hawthorn, VIC Father:- – – – – Michael Larkin Mother:- – – – – Elizabeth, nee Guerin (both Michael and Elizabeth were immigrants from Ireland -“ they met and married in Melbourne) Bill Larkin attended St Patricks,…

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John Vernon Larkin

LARKIN, John -‘Jack’ Vernon- – – – SPC 1903-1905 DoB:- – – c1893, Hawthorn, VIC Father:- – Michael Larkin Mother:- – Elizabeth, nee Guerin (both Michael and Elizabeth were- – – immigrants from Ireland -“ they met and married in Melbourne) John Vernon attended St Patrick’s as did his brother William -‘Bill’ Leo (SPC 1909-1913)….

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Josh Coward earns Australian selection

Year 12 student Josh Coward has been selected to represent the Australian Youth 7s team at the upcoming Youth Commonwealth Games in Samoa from September 4-12. It will be the first time a current St Patrick’s College student has represented his country at any level in rugby. In March this year Josh and Year 11…

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1st XV report – July 18 – SPC d Geelong Grammar

St Patrick’s College 1stXV vs. Geelong Grammar (18/07) Fulltime:– 80-19 (HT 40-0) Tries:– Joshua Coward 4, Mickitja Rotumah-Onus 4, Nicholas Donghi 2, Dyvontae Tippett 1, Marcus Kaponga 1 Conversions: Joshua Coward 10/12 It has been a calendar month since we last played. This period off always concerns me as the boys leave for a significant…

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SPC Goes CSI

A group of St Patrick’s College Year 11 Chemistry students recently delved into the world of forensics with a CSI-like mock murder investigation, as part of a- -‘Monash Murder Mystery Challenge’ with the Monash University School of Chemistry. The 16 budding forensic scientists were provided with a mock murder scenario and charged with the task…

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Careers Update – July 17, 2015

Work Experience Wrap Over the June-July holiday period Year 10 work experience was held. Over 180 students faced the world of work head on and came away with a deeper understanding of what career directions they could follow. Nearly all reports back from the employers showed an outstanding commitment by our boys to the tasks…

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New eReader App for Learning Field

– LearningField is the provider of textbooks from a huge range of publishers via the cloud for years 7-10. They have released a new eReader app with better functionality and a broader range of features. For more information and user guides go to: http://krc.stpats.vic.edu.au/new-learningfield—web-portal–app.html For help with the eReader app come to the KRC!

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Rowing Report – July 16, 2015

Rowing in term three is about to begin with land based, gym and ergo training starting next week, leading into the water sessions in a month’s time. I have met with the boys and encouraged them to come over to the boatshed and begin their preparation for the new season. I know some lads are…

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Boarding Report – July 16, 2015

Managing expectation -“ last year I was fortunate to attend a Professional Development session on -‘Managing Expectations’. As our boarding cohort returns for arguably the busiest of our College terms I felt it prudent to share what I had gleaned from this PD in the hope that it provides guidance to all. Whether your son…

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