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  • Destination Education takes St Mark’s Catholic College to Brazil!

    The Catholic Learning Community of St Mark’s College Stanhope Gardens was chosen from schools right across Australia to be documented by Brazilian film crew Canal Futura for its ‘Destination Education - Innovative Schools’ program. Read more...
  • 'Questions are not there to trick students': 2018 HSC exams begin

    The importance of eating breakfast on the morning of HSC exams is one of the many pieces of advice imparted to every Year 12 student, but Mark O'Connor, teacher and leader of wellbeing at Emmaus Catholic College, is worried they won't listen. So he has decided to bring breakfast to them before the first exam on Thursday. Read more...
  • Golf Day raises $15,000 for Education Scholarships

    160 golfers were blessed with perfect blue skies on 9th October as they raised education scholarship funds for impoverished and disadvantaged students. Read more...
  • Meet Nagle Colleges’ trial motorcycle champion!

    Just one year into trial motorcycle riding, Nagle College Year 11 student Geraldine Vella is proving she is a force to be reckoned with, taking home the NSW Mototrial Junior Women’s Championship title. Read more...
  • Parramatta Marist students ‘light up’ Parramatta Lanes Festival

    Year 9 and 10 Visual Arts students from Parramatta Marist last week appeared on television having been selected to participate in the Parramatta Lanes Festival and showcase their four kinetic sculptures - Serenity, ParraBatta, Fowl Play and Frills & Ruffles. Read more...
  • Brock musters support for farmers!

    Xavier College Llandilo recently held a flannelette-fuelled Mufti Day to raise money for drought-stricken farmers. The fun fundraiser was the bright idea of Year 8 student Brock Mackenzie-Hillen. Read more...
  • St Canice’s ‘cray cray’ project

    What do you know about crayfish? Probably not as much as St Canice’s Primary, Katoomba Year 3 and 4 students! These clever kids recently become custodians of the Blue Mountains Crayfish. Read more...




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