Category Archives: News & Events

Biology Excursion

22/08/2017 Suzie McErvale

On Tuesday 25 July, 49 students studying Units 3 and 4 Biology attended Melbourne University on an excursion. They have been looking at different genetic manipulation techniques, and were given the opportunity to have a hands on experience in the university laboratories. They undertook a number of experiments, looking at how genes are inserted into bacteria and how DNA can be analysed. They also observed the genetic characteristics of flies. The students had a

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Snow Trip

22/08/2017 Suzie McErvale

The moment you go on the bus, the fun starts. You meet people outside your peer group, you meet new staff, and you meet the people who you don’t talk to as much in your year level. Exiting school grounds, early, in a comfortable bus and in casual clothes, is the best feeling ever - especially when you have the most enjoyable weekend of your life awaiting you. Although the 4-hour drive to the lodge was tiring at times, the adrenaline and excitement builds the

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Parents’ Association News

22/08/2017 Suzie McErvale

Father’s Day Mass & Breakfast – Friday 1 September The College is looking forward to see the boys and their Dads begin Father’s Day celebrations at the annual Breakfast and Mass. Please come along on Friday September 1, commencing at 7.30am in the Bosco Chapel, followed by a delicious breakfast in the Father Terence Jennings Room. Committee Meeting Our next meeting will be held on Tuesday 12 September – please meet in the main office foyer

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Student Reflections – Year 8 Experiential Week

22/08/2017 Suzie McErvale

On Monday 7 August we had Medieval Day, and I thought that it was a lot of fun. We learnt about lots of different things like costumes, arms and armour, medieval games and medieval music. My favourite activity was probably learning about the arms and armour, because you got to see what they use to fight with, and how hard and dangerous it would have been to fight back then. I loved that we got to play a little game of fencing with foam swords. I learnt that wit

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Year 8 Experiential Week

22/08/2017 Suzie McErvale

Year 8 Experiential Week was an epic week for our Year 8 boys! The week consisted of three events, Year 8 Retreat, Medieval Day and Environmental Day. The purpose of the week was to provide an opportunity for students to be immersed in hands-on learning experiences. For Medieval Day, a troupe of performers were invited to the College to work with the boys, to help provide them with a more realistic ‘hands-on’ view of life during medieval times. Armor,

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