Why Diocesan Dux, Sam Harrison, chose Catholic education IMAGE Catholic Schools

Why Diocesan Dux, Sam Harrison, chose Catholic education

May 03, 2017 Alyssa Faith, Gabrielle Sutherland

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.

A dynamic duo leads with ability at Muswellbrook IMAGE Aurora Magazine

A dynamic duo leads with ability at Muswellbrook

May 03, 2017 Comments Amanda Skehan

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.

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You’re invited to a youth festival like no other

May 03, 2017 Comments Caprice Skinner

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.

Satellite classes continue to thrive in the Hunter IMAGE Aurora Magazine

Satellite classes continue to thrive in the Hunter

May 03, 2017 Comments Gabrielle Sutherland

This story explores the partnership of diocesan schools and Autism Spectrum Australia during Autism Awareness Month.

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A healthy mindset for the HSC

May 02, 2017 Gabrielle Sutherland

Late last month, Year 12 student from St Francis Xavier’s College, Hamilton, Caleb Faragher, was awarded Star Of The Month by Taylors Beach Top Coach personal training.

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Catholic Schools Office launches new Learning Framework

May 01, 2017 Alyssa Faith

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.

DR MICHAEL SLATTERY: Launch of Learning Framework IMAGE Opinion & Comment

DR MICHAEL SLATTERY: Launch of Learning Framework

May 01, 2017 Dr Michael Slattery

The Catholic Schools Office was proud to launch The Learning Framework last week at St Joseph’s Lochinvar.

GALLERY: Schools gather to commemorate ANZAC Day 2017 IMAGE Catholic Schools

GALLERY: Schools gather to commemorate ANZAC Day 2017

April 27, 2017 Gabrielle Sutherland

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.