St Pat’s News

Old Boys and boarders bond in special virtual chat

In an exciting new experience, seven Old Boys recently chatted with our current boarders as they bonded over their shared experiences of boarding at SPC. Old Boys, Allan McKinnon (SPC 1966-69), Alan Jubb (SPC 1954-59), Paul Squires (SPC 1981-86), Michael Ewing (SPC 1991-93), Dominic Bushell (SPC 2006-08), Gordon Hutcheon (SPC 2006-10) and Patrick Farnan (SPC…

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September 11 – College update on COVID-19

Dear Parents, Carers and Guardians of St Patrick’s College, Firstly, I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone for your fantastic support and guidance as we near the end of another incredibly challenging term. Now, as we approach the end of Term 3 and begin our preparation for the commencement of Term 4,…

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SPC “Famous Faces” Quiz

In the last edition of the Green, White and Blue e-newsletter, we tested your knowledge with 20 quiz questions about SPC. This time, we are delighted to continue the fun and share some of SPC’s ‘famous faces’ over the years. We hope you enjoy checking out these ‘SPC Famous Faces’ below. See how many you…

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John O’Connor (SPC 1950) reminisces about school life

One of John O’Connor’s favourite memories of his time at SPC is playing footy. John remembers playing in the U15 school team during his one year boarding at SPC in 1950. “I remember playing St Kevin’s, but I never got to play in the seniors,” he told the GWB recently, from his home in Warrnambool,…

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Where are they now – Peter Howley (SPC 1963-66)

The College recently reconnected with Peter Howley (SPC 1963-66) whose close connection with SPC continues to this day as a committee member on the SPC Old Collegian Association committee.  Peter generously shares his thoughts on the huge role that SPC has played in his life, wonderful memories of school life and its people, and his…

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September 8 – Letter to parents of Year 11 and Year 12 students

Dear Parents, We are again bringing Year 12s (and Year 11s doing certain 3/4 Studies) on-site to complete SACs. This will occur on Tuesday and Wednesday of Week 10  (September 15 and 16). While some schools have opted for remote assessment, we feel the authentication issues this creates and our duty of care to those…

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KRC Update

by Director of Library and Information Services, Ms Leonie Darken Click and Collect Last Crest Article saw us launch our Click and Collect service, allowing boys to borrow books while engaged in remote learning. We did have some boys take up this opportunity and thought it an opportune time to consolidate the procedures for this…

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Acting Principal’s Message

By Acting Principal, Mr Stephen Hill Happy Father’s Day! This Sunday’s celebration of Father’s Day will most likely be quite different for many families. While the opportunity to gather as a family in recognition of our father will be limited, we can still take the time to reflect, and hopefully share, those aspects of our…

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Teaching and Learning Report

By Director of Teaching and Learning, Mrs Julia Petrov Mid-Semester Reports Given the majority of this term’s learning has been conducted remotely, the Mid-Semester reports will provide an overview of a student’s remote learning work habits and academic results for the term. Some students find studying remotely more challenging than others and this may be…

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Boarding Bulletin Board

As we begin to navigate our way through the remaining few weeks of this term, our Boarders continue to try their hardest both with their online learning and keeping occupied by participating in different activities in and around the Boarding Precinct. Exciting news in Boarding as we recently began the process of electing our 2021…

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