Category Archives: News & Events

Tristen Baldwin

13/11/2017 Suzie McErvale

It was a normal Wednesday evening at my place. It was the middle of winter, freezing cold, and I was sitting at the dinner table, trying to get motivated enough to do my homework. I could hear my sister speaking to someone on the phone. She sounded serious, for once, and I could hear her carrying on with the call as she walked down the stairs towards me. My younger sister was sitting on the couch opposite me and looked at me, we knew something was wrong. My old

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Education Perfect Grammar Program

13/11/2017 Suzie McErvale

There has been really pleasing student engagement in the recently acquired ‘Education Perfect’ Grammar Program. Specifically, Salesian boys have ranked in the top 10% in questions answered, with an estimated 103 hours logged on the program since its inception at the start of Term 3. Further, there have been a number of boys who have received gold awards for improving their writing skills – a positive outcome indeed! In 2018, we encourage parents to sit

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Parents’ Association

13/11/2017 Suzie McErvale

Dear Parents, As we come to the end of another school year, we acknowledge the amazing teachers and staff at Salesian College. We’d like to show our appreciation by hosting a Thank You Morning Tea for them on Friday 1 December. If you can assist, we would greatly appreciate a donation towards this Morning Tea. To make it a bit easier, we have put together suggested items, organised by Year Level. However, please note these are only a guide and not a re

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Exam Participation

13/11/2017 Suzie McErvale

Dear Parents In Week 9 of this Term (commencing December 4), all boys in Years 7 to 9 will be beginning exams at various times throughout that week. As a part of our process of preparing boys for their education, it is critical that boys attend all exams, as many are worth as much as 30% of the total result for the subject. We encourage your family to speak about the importance of being well prepared beforehand, and present on the day. Boys who miss

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From the Rector

13/11/2017 Suzie McErvale

Dear Friends; As I was looking at my various commitments for the next few weeks, I realized that in four weeks’ time (on Friday 8 December, to be precise), the school year will be over for students, although staff will still have some work to do during the following week. Before we finish the school year, there will be an opportunity to say THANK YOU to God, and to all the people who have contributed to another successful year. Recently I came across

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