Principal’s Blog

Principal’s News 8 November 2019

Graduation On Tuesday 22 October, we celebrated Mass with the College community followed by the Year 12 Graduation. We were fortunate to have Fr Fr Jim Acreman celebrate the Graduation Mass. On behalf of the entire community, I extend best wishes to all students over [...]

2019-11-10T18:28:05+00:00 November 10th, 2019|Principal's Blog, School News|

Principal’s News 18 October 2019

Forging the Future Over the Term break, I was fortunate to participate in an educational leaders’ conference in Perth. Social researcher, Mark McCrindle, was among a strong line up of speakers over the four days. As Principals of schools across Australia, we were challenged to [...]

2019-11-10T18:22:39+00:00 November 10th, 2019|Principal's Blog, School News|

Principal’s News 20 September 2019

Music Soiree Recently, the College Musical Soiree was held which showcased the talents and contributions of students from Years 7-12. Congratulations to Ms Bronwyn Dean and Ms Sophie Maclure for their leadership of this event and to all staff and students who participated. Queen’s Scout [...]

2019-09-20T14:52:14+00:00 September 20th, 2019|Principal's Blog, School News|

Principal’s News 9 September 2019

The partnership we share with parents and families is very important. At the recent Father’s Day Breakfast, we were able to celebrate the special relationship between fathers and sons. Again, the staff gave freely of their time to ensure everything ran smoothly for which I [...]

2019-09-20T14:44:54+00:00 September 9th, 2019|Principal's Blog, School News|

Principals News 23 August 2019

Recently, I attended the 80th Anniversary celebrations of the Dunlea Centre in Engadine, NSW. The Dunlea Centre is part of our Salesian Network of schools and organisations. Formally known as ‘Boystown’, the Dunlea Centre now caters for boys and girls. On Tuesday 20 August a [...]

2019-09-20T14:43:00+00:00 August 23rd, 2019|Principal's Blog, School News|

Principal’s New 9 August 2019

Father Alan Fox As mentioned in the last Newsletter, Father Alan Fox is leaving the Parish of St John the Baptist in coming weeks to take up an appointment as Parish Priest of Our Lady’s, Cheltenham. At our recent Whole School Assembly, we acknowledged and [...]

2019-08-09T16:47:20+00:00 August 9th, 2019|Principal's Blog, School News|

Principal’s News 23 July 2019

Welcome back to everyone for the start of Semester Two. Over the break, many College activities took place and I am grateful to all the staff involved in supporting students whether it was in making improvements to existing facilities, taking additional classes or being part [...]

2019-07-23T12:18:38+00:00 July 23rd, 2019|Principal's Blog, School News|

Principal’s News 24 June 2019

Kiribati Immersion Departure Our Kiribati travellers are currently enjoying their time in the Pacific region and are pictured just prior to departure at Melbourne Airport. I am fortunate to be experiencing Kiribati for the first time, spending the first four days with the group. Parent/Teacher/Student [...]

2019-06-24T15:56:29+00:00 June 24th, 2019|Principal's Blog, School News|

Principal’s News 11 June 2019

Premier’s Awards In 2018, Harry Foster received a Study Award for excellence in VCE VET Information, Digital Media and Technology. Harry was taught by Mr Domenic Fera, earning a perfect score of 50 for this subject. The annual Premier’s VCE Awards recognise the top-performing students [...]

2019-06-11T16:47:03+00:00 June 11th, 2019|Principal's Blog, School News|

Principal’s News 28 May 2019

40 Years a Salesian This month, Father Jim Acreman sdb celebrates 40 years of dedicated service as a Salesian priest. Father Jim is a very special person at St Joseph’s College. A former Principal of our College, Father Jim knows so much of our history [...]

2019-05-28T16:55:04+00:00 May 28th, 2019|Principal's Blog, School News|