Category Archives: News & Events

Don Bosco Camp

23/05/2017 Suzie McErvale

Mother’s Day Mass and Breakfast

23/05/2017 Suzie McErvale

On Friday 12 May our College community celebrated Mother’s Day with our traditional Mass and Breakfast. This year we broke records, having over 280 people in attendance! Our mass celebrated the beauty of motherhood with a retelling of the story of how Don Bosco’s mother, Mamma Margaret raised him, and the special relationship she shared with him. Father Bertagnolli eloquently spoke in his sermon about the sacrifice that Mary, Mother of Jesus, made for her S

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Parent’s Association News

22/05/2017 Suzie McErvale

Parents’ Association News Mother’s Day Mass & Breakfast – Thankyou The Mother’s Day Mass and Breakfast held at the College on Friday 12 May was a wonderful way to commence the Mother’s Day weekend. There was a great turnout (nearly 300 attendees), and Mums enjoyed sharing a lovely Mass and breakfast with their sons. The Parents Association would like to thank the staff at Salesian College who helped, and the PA volunteers who arrived ear

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Host Families and Exchange Students

22/05/2017 Suzie McErvale

A number of exchange students from Italy, France, Germany, Japan, Austria, Norway, Sweden and Finland are hoping to come to Australia this July and August to study for a term, a semester, or even two (which would mean they would be with the same family who chooses them over Christmas and the summer holidays). If you’re a family that would like the worthwhile experience of hosting a boy or girl aged 15-17, can afford an extra member of your family at mealti

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Badminton

22/05/2017 Suzie McErvale

On Wednesday 10 May, four Salesian boys competed in the ACC Open Badminton Tournament, determined to maintain the ascendancy established by Salesian last year. Competing against 8 other ACC schools, our veteran badminton team faced an unprecedented challenge as a new challenger arose as a clear theat. That reality, that threat, was St Joseph’s College, Ferntree Gully. The first match against St Bernard’s gave us the confidence and motivation to believe in o

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