Agriculture students from Nagle College, Blacktown South, tasted success at the annual Castle Hill Agricultural Show on 22 March, with the sheep they prepared and conditioned being named Supreme Champion.
Clare Dowd, a learning support teacher at St Joseph’s Primary, Schofields, has been awarded the 2009 Excellence in Teaching Award, an initiative of the Rotary Club of Castle Hill.
On Tuesday 24 March, a new Catholic Early Learning Centre opened its doors for the first time. Located within the Blessed John XXIII Parish, Glenwood-Stanhope Gardens, the centre caters for children aged 3 to 5 years.
Terra Sancta College student, Adam Kharodia, has just begun his final year of school, but already he has secured a place at the University of Western Sydney (UWS) for 2010.
During the week of 16 March, Catholic Education staff and school leadership teams came together for a series of presentations and workshops aimed at improving student learning outcomes throughout the diocese.
Year 10 students from Parramatta Marist High recently took their Project-Based Learning on the road, visiting three local primary schools and sharing their learning with younger students.
On Tuesday 10 March, Australian author, Simon Higgins visited students at Patrician Brothers' College, Blacktown to share his inspiration for writing.
Students at Patrician Brothers' College, Blacktown recently built an altar for the new school hall at sister school, Nagle College, Blacktown South.
As part of the school's celebrations of Catholic Schools Week, Year 5 students at St Mary's Primary, Rydalmere built 'Tippy Taps' which are used in Uganda to collect fresh water to wash their hands.
This week over 240,000 Catholic students from across NSW and the ACT will celebrate special events from concerts, open houses, and displays to fundraising activities, work on the local environment and technology demonstrations.