St Francis Xavier’s College graduate, Sam Harrison, was earlier this year awarded 2016 Dux of the Diocese, with an ATAR of 99.50. You may be interested to learn that Sam actually chose a Catholic education for himself.
On Wednesday 14 December 2016, Mary Ballard, along with the parents of 14 other school captain hopefuls, waited with bated breath as principal Niamh Marzol announced the St James’ Primary School, Muswellbrook, school leaders for 2017.
The Australian Catholic Youth Festival (ACYF) will take place in Sydney from 7-9 December. Organisers are expecting 15,000 young people (Year 9 - 30 years) from around the country to attend. Caprice Skinner has attended the previous two festivals and World Youth Day in Poland and encourages young people from our diocese to attend this year.
This story explores the partnership of diocesan schools and Autism Spectrum Australia during Autism Awareness Month.
Diocesan principals and student leaders, members of the Catholic Schools Council and Catholic Schools Office (CSO) staff gathered at St Joseph’s College, Lochinvar on Thursday, 27 May, for the launch of the new CSO Learning Framework.
It was an early start on Tuesday, 25 April, for many students and teachers throughout the diocese who gathered alongside the general public and veterans at services and marches to pay their respects on ANZAC Day. Schools also came together to commemorate with school liturgies and special assemblies.