St Pat’s News

Director of Sport Report – August 13, 2015

Please click- on this link– to view this week’s Sports- Wrap from the Director of Sport, including- match reports from the- recent- football and rugby finals.–

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Headmaster’s Message – August 13, 2015

Dear Staff, I write this editorial after a truly memorable and proud day in Melbourne last Saturday watching the 1st XVIII Football Team in the Herald Sun Shield Final followed by the 1st XV Rugby team in the Division 1 VSRU Grand Final at Marcellin College. Our 1st XVIII played Essendon Keilor College at Port…

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Teaching and Learning Report – August 13, 2015

2015 Semester One Chris Nolan and VCE Headmaster’s Excellence Awards assembly The Chris Nolan and VCE Headmaster’s Excellence Awards assembly has become one of the College’s most important academic celebrations. This is the eighth year that boys attaining academic excellence have been recognised with a Chris Nolan Award.- We were fortunate to again be able…

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Wellbeing Report – August 13, 2015

Saint Mary MacKillop On Friday we celebrated the life of one Australian who ran the race to the end, kept the faith and in doing so created a greater legacy for Australia -“ Friday was the feast day of Saint Mary MacKillop, Australia’s first officially recognised saint. Starting her race in the humble town of…

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Mission Report – August 13, 2015

Next Tuesday is our annual Social Justice Assembly. To work for justice and peace is a natural aspect of Christian self-understanding. – -Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?- Jesus replied: –‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ This is the…

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College Chaplain Reflection – August 13, 2015

I Believe-¦ One of the difficulties of the English language is that we can use the same word in entirely different settings. On a given Saturday in winter I can tell my rugby team at half time, -You only need to believe in yourselves and you can win this!- and then follow that up in…

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Information Technology Update – August 13, 2015

Keeping our Safe online There was an alarming article in last week’s Herald Sun with regards some of the dangers our children, indeed all of us face when going online. It also highlighted the major role we as parents can play in keeping our children safe online. Obviously in the cyber world, unscrupulous people are…

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Boarding Report – August 13, 2015

Director of Boarding Change!! By now you will have all received the Headmaster’s correspondence announcing the changes in boarding for next year and beyond. C.S.Lewis wrote -Mere change is not growth. Growth is the synthesis of change and continuity, and where there is no continuity there is no growth.- I share this with you not…

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Middle School Report – August 13, 2015

Year 9 Social Last Wednesday evening’s social with Year 9 students from St Patrick’s College and Loreto College, was the culmination of a number of after school dance practices. The boys were exceptionally fleet footed and proved themselves more than capable in all dance routines.- The attention to dress, hair (and makeup) by the girls,…

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Careers Update – August 13, 2015

Parents and students are reminded that all career news and information can be found at the – SPC Careers blog — http://spccareersblog.edublogs.org/– -‹Recent Posts: Ctrl+Click or tap to follow the link”>Weekly Career News T3 W5 ACU’s Early Achievers Program Victoria Police Work Experience Program VET Health Taster Program Holmesglen -“ Fashion Taster Free VCE revision…

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