Monthly Archives: February 2016

National Squash Championships

Congratulations to Erin Chant of 10 Wirana who has been elected to represent ACT at the National Squash Championships in Tasmania. We wish Erin all the best in her preparation and training in the led up to Nationals.

ACT Oztag Representatives

NSW State Cup 12 February – 14 February Congratulations to the large contingent of St Clares girls who competed at the NSW State Cup Oztag Championships in Coffs Harbour during Week 2. The girls played extremely well in the hot conditions against some impressive opposition. Teams from the ACT made either the quarter and or... Read more »

Private Music Lessons Program

St Clare’s College provides an excellent opportunity for those students wishing to learn an instrument.  There are a number of private music teachers who come to the College during school hours.  The fee for each half hour lesson is set by the individual teacher. Lessons held at St Clare’s College Piano Anthony Bozicevic 0416 704... Read more »

ACT 17 Years and Under Softball Team

Congratulations to Rachel Agnew and Kalani Selu on their recent selection in the ACT 17s Softball Team travelling to Melbourne from April 30 to May 7.

Year 7 Head, Heart and Hands Program and Camp

Week 3 was a very busy week for Year 7 students. On Monday and Tuesday Year 7 participated in our Head Heart and Hands program. In PC groups, students rotated through a number of different workshops designed to establish some foundational academic skills in addition to building community and house spirit. The workshops included Praying... Read more »

Snowsport Reminder

It’s not too late! If you ski, snowboard or cross-country ski and would like some information about the St Clare’s College Snowsports team, but couldn’t make it to our information night please contact Mrs Batch or one of the Snowsports captains who will be more than happy to supply you with this information! They can be found at school or... Read more »

Senior Children’s Services

classes have been busy putting their skills and knowledge into practice over the last 4 weeks. We have visited the Narrabundah Early Childhood School to interact with the children and staff. Students have been observing the characteristics required to be an educator in the early years and the strategies that educators use to develop positive... Read more »

Hospitality caters for a local parish retreat

The Hospitality students have been off to an early start this year catering for the St Thomas More’s Parish retreat on February 13 and 14. In the week leading up to this event students in Year 9 – 12 Food Technology and Hospitality classes contributed to the production of food for breakfast, morning tea and... Read more »

Awards, Offers, Organs and Carnivals

It was a great thrill for all of us at the College to pick up the award for the best “Choreographer for a Musical or Variety Show “ for our musical Cats at the Canberra Area Theatre (CAT) Awards gala evening last Saturday. We had seven nominations in the various categories and the competition was... Read more »

My Thoughts on Year 7 camp

Camp was great but NEVER look down the toilet! You will be traumatized!!! Alyssa Fitzgerald I found the activities of camp really fun, though the accommodation was… different!! I’ve never slept in a tent before so it was a whole new experience. Remember when you go kayaking onto put your hand in the water unless you... Read more »

Questacon Smart Skills Program

Last week St Clare’s had the opportunity to participate in the Questacon Smart Skills program here at school. Five classes from Information Technology and Design and Technology engaged in hands on activities to employ design and engineering skills and solve a number of challenging problems. The representatives from Questacon were highly engaging and created a... Read more »

CAT likes ‘Cats’

Our 2015 production of “Cats” received theatre industry acknowledgement on Saturday night at the annual Canberra Area Theatre (CAT) Awards. We had 7 nominations in the following categories: Best Youth Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical (Sophie Edwards) Best Director of a School or Youth Musical (Ms Sally Hendrie) Best Musical Director of a... Read more »

Inter-School Sport Captains 2016

It is with great pleasure to introduce the Inter-School Sport Captains for 2016.     AFL (Joint) Grace D’Mico AFL (Joint) Grace Henry Athletics (Joint) Kara Baker Athletics (Joint) Lily Van Ewyk Basketball Teagan Shaw Cricket Christina Hummer Cross Country (Joint) Olivia O’Donnell Cross Country (Joint) Emily Carroll Dragon Boating (Joint) Megan Braido Dragon Boating... Read more »