Principals set to transform young minds

25/1/2018
System Leadership Day 2018

PRINCIPALS at the System Leadership Day for Catholic Education in the Diocese of Parramatta have embraced the message of transformation and curiosity, using it as motivation to lead them into the 2018 school year.

Here is what some of them had to say:

McCarthy Catholic College, Emu Plains Principal Tania Cairns

"We at McCarthy are excited about 2018 as we have so much to look forward too with regards to our agenda of Transformation. We are especially looking forward to Ptech and our alliance with PWC and Telstra which will work with our Stage 5 students.''


Marist Parramatta, Principal Mark Pauschmann

"We at Marist are excited about both the transformation of the heart and the mind of our school community. We look forward to building up our students and their marks.''


Emmaus Catholic College, Kemps Creek Principal Robert Nastasi

"Here at Emmaus we celebrate 30 years of learning. We are excited about providing PDL and moving our students into a 20th Century learning environment with new classrooms and further renovations. Learning is the best thing!"


Patrician Bros Catholic College, Blacktown Principal Santo Passarello

"I think 2018 for each of us is exciting as we will be further developing a real sense of transformation in working together as a whole school community encompassing all areas, whether it is in Blacktown, Penrith or Windsor.''


Holy Spirit Primary School, St Clair Principal Frances Garzaniti

"We are excited about 2018 which brings with it a new approach, a new agenda. I think the Bishops speech was really inspiring and motivational for us to move in this direction.''


St Agnes Catholic School, Rooty Hill Principal Lisa-Maree Browning

"I have a new role this year which is very exciting. I return to school and I look forward to working for St Agnes as it is such a vibrant community. I recently caught up with a teacher from one of our feeder schools and it was really evident that we have a faith filled community which is integral to our mission to transform young lives.''


Catherine McAuley, Westmead Principal Teash Richmond

"I am really grateful for 2017 as it was a great year and I am excited for Catherine McAuley in 2018 as we continue our love of learning and enabling our students to reach their full potential. We are really enthusiastic about the year ahead.''


Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School Seven Hills Principal Kieran Byrnes

"It will all be about the kids learning, curiosity and relationship in the school community for us in 2018. Also, we can't forget to have fun along the way of our learning journey.''


St Patricks Primary School Parramatta Principal Bernadette Fabri

"We are excited for 2018 as it will bring lots of learning for students, learning for staff and learning for parents. We encourage curiosity and welcome questions which helps with transformation. We are church, we are community and are all about loving and forgiveness.''

 

Posted By CathEd Parra at 25/01/2018 2:38:18 PM
 
   
  
 

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