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02 Jul 2022
It's awesome seeing so many of our students (and former students) benefiting from Vocational Education and Training (VET) which is certainly the case for those who were finalists at the recent regional NSW Training Awards. Check out some of the great pics from the night: - Holly Zaccaria (Catherine McAuley Westmead) VET in Schools Student of the Year + classmates Macy and Daniella who were finalists. Read their story here: https://www.parra.catholic.edu.au/2022-CMW-VET - Lucinda Boreham (CathWest Innovation College) School-Based Apprentice of the Year - Ammaleah Astruc (former Caroline Chisholm College) Trainee of the Year + Jessica Libreri (former CathWest) who was a finalist. *Special shoutout to 2021 NSW state winner of the VET in Schools Student of the Year Ethan Zammit from St John XXIII Catholic College. You can also check out this fun video from the event featuring all our finalists: https://fb.watch/d_8lSSk0ma/
02 Jul 2022
HIP, HIP, HOORAY for Yale!😍🤩🥳🎂🎈🎉🐾However the bigger celebration is surely the amazing impact the birthday boy has had on students since arriving at Trinity C.P.S Kemps Creek.🦮🥰☺️ Take a look at the beautiful birthday messages created by students for Yale's 2nd birthday... they highlight perfectly how Yale is helping improve wellbeing for students and staff at this lovely school in Kemps Creek. 😇😍 You can find out more about the caring school community at Trinity CPS here: https://www.trinitykempscreek.catholic.edu.au/About-Us
01 Jul 2022
Who did a better Maverick & Goose? The teachers or students.🤔🤣🤣 Cyndi Lauper and Olivia Newton-John were also in attendance.😆 Big hair, colourful outfits, legwarmers,🥳👩🎤🕺 Our Lady of the Way School, Emu Plains did it all for their super awesome 80's bash🤩🙌 and even used it to donate to a flood-affected school in Lismore, Our Lady Help of Christians. 💞😇🤲 What a wonderful way to wrap up Term 2! We absolutely love it.😍👏👏 Don't their smiles say it all.😁
01 Jul 2022
What a beautiful way to finish the school term😁🤩, having our lovely families visit🥰👨👩👧👦 and spend time together in time for the school holidays.💞💞 Students, parents, teachers and carers from Sacred Heart Primary School Mount Druitt joined for a school picnic🧺 and had a wonderful time enjoying the sunshine☀️ as well as some very tasty treats. 🥗🥪🍕 It's been so wonderful welcoming our families back on-site and we look forward to seeing more of you next term.😊💖
30 Jun 2022
Amid such a chilly start to winter🥶☃️❄️🥶, spare a thought for those in our communities struggling through this time of year.🤲 The caring school community at Our Lady of the Nativity, Lawson NSW certainly is, holding a heart-warming Winter Sleepout at school - all in aid of Vinnies NSW Winter Appeal. The local Blue Mountains Gazette also covered the story which you can read here: https://www.parra.catholic.edu.au/2022-Sleepout😇🧤🧣 "We're in the midst of quite a cold winter, especially up here in the Blue Mountains," said Principal Lisa Samojlowicz. "It's important that everyone understands the hardships some people face at this time of year." Find out more about this lovely local school here: https://www.olnlawson.catholic.edu.au/About-Us
30 Jun 2022
In light of the statistic of one in eight Year 12 student leaders experiencing online bullying, broadcaster and journalist Erin Molan is full of admiration for those who lead in the Catholic schools in Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains.
30 Jun 2022
How wonderful!🤩🙌😍 Makayla from St Monica's Primary School Richmond won the Woolworths Junior Landcare Grant and went on the radio to talk about it!👏🗣🎙 Makayla featured on PulseFM Radio to discuss how the grant for Garden Club – Restoration and Education will help students to engage with our environment, grow new seedlings🌱, water them💧 and have fun along the way. 🌺🌞🌻 Take a sneak peek🤫 into their beautiful school gardens🪴🌼 and take the 360-degree virtual tour here👉 https://ceo-web.parra.catholic.edu.au/tourstmonicasrichmond/
29 Jun 2022
It's a HAT-TRICK! Lucinda Boreham last week became the third CathWest Innovation College student in a row to be named School-Based Apprentice of the Year at the NSW Training Awards (Western Sydney & Blue Mountains).🎖🏆🙌🙌🙌 It's a remarkable achievement not only for Lucinda but also CathWest which continues to build on it's wonderful reputation for providing great pathways for students with a strong focus on developing skills for success. Special shout out also to CathWest's 2020 winner Jessica Libreri who was at the 2022 awards as a finalist for Trainee of the Year and continues to do amazing things after school. Read about Lucinda's success here🤩🤩: https://www.parra.catholic.edu.au/whats-on/latest-news/2022/06/21/01/28/lucinda-boreham-quotes Find out more about CathWest Innovation College here - it really is school done differently: https://cathwest.parra.catholic.edu.au/About-Us