On Friday 3 November, students from All Saints College, St Peter’s Campus, Maitland, along with many other schools travelled to Dubbo in Central West NSW to compete for the championship title in the Science and Engineering Challenge National Final.
A dozen of the finest teachers who have made an impact in their local communities in New South Wales have been honoured with ASG National Excellence in Teaching Awards (ASG NEiTA).
On Thursday 19 October, the voices of senior choirs from St Pius X, Adamstown; St Peter’s, ASC, Maitland; St Paul’s, Booragul; St Joseph’s, Lochinvar; St Mary’s, Gateshead and San Clemente, Mayfield, came together at St Joseph’s College, Lochinvar, for the ninth annual Choral Showcase.
Students and young people from across the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle are often engaged in activities that allow them to live out their faith in real and practical ways. From supporting music ministry to engaging with communities through social justice initiatives, attending youth days or helping out within their parish, students and young people have made extraordinary contributions to the life of the diocese.
As parents, your hopes for your children are most likely along the lines of ‘be happy’ and ‘achieve to their potential at school’. One of the best ways in which you can help your children to work towards such goals is to develop their understanding of, and ability to use, a varied and rich vocabulary.
Shane Abell, Learning Technology Co-ordinator at St Mary’s Catholic College, Gateshead, shares with us his passion for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and what competency in this field means for students.