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Edition 3, 5 March 2015
Fr Chris Middleton SJ
Rector

One the most dramatic moments in the history of St Patrick’s Day celebrations occurred in Melbourne in 1920. It was a time when Irish-Australians and Catholics generally, were still looked on with some suspicion by the rest of the Australian community.

 

Dr Chris Hayes
Principal

One of the great delights of each February is being present for the annual Xavier/Genazzano musical and this year, the 40th anniversary performance, was simply outstanding! 

 

  • Camp Gallipoli is a once in a lifetime opportunity for all Australians and New Zealanders to come together on the 100th anniversary of Gallipoli to sleep out under the same stars as the original ANZAC heroes did 100 years ago

  • During Term 1, students in Years 4 – 9 across all three campuses will be engaging in online screening in some key areas of learning. 

  • It’s that time again when we all get together to celebrate Maytime Fair!

  • Much research has suggested outdoor education can lead to significant improvement in cognitive development, self-discipline, imaginative and creative expression, language skills and social interactions.

  • The College’s Student Leadership system at Kostka Hall provides students leadership training and skill developments and there are many opportunities to experience positions of responsibility.

  • This week we sent off our poppy contribution for the 5000 Poppies Project Anzac Centenary Event.