Monthly Archives: October 2016

GUI and Object Oriented programmes

St Clare’s College welcomed students from Holy Trinity Primary and Holy Family Primary to their IT Lab. The Year 10 Introduction to Programming students had been building their programmes all semester with the end goal that the primary students would test and evaluate their work. A real world ‘client’ to code for provided an engaging... Read more »

Congratulations to…

  Bridgette Mullamphy who competed in the Dancelife Unite Competition during the holidays and has qualified for the Nationals. She also competed at the Nationals in Sydney and came 3rd for the 14 and Under Classical Ballet Section. Bridgette also dances with the National Capital Ballet School in Philip. Tereza Neal, Emma White, Lana Wurtz,... Read more »

Japanese Film Festival

On Friday the 14th October students from the Year 8 and Year 9 Japanese classes were invited to Dendy Cinemas in Manuka to watch the film Bakuman as part of the annual Japanese Film Festival. The film originated from the manga, Bakuman, which was so successful that it was later made into an anime. The... Read more »

What an inspiration!

  Monique Murphy graduated from St Clare’s in 2011 and survived a horrific accident in Melbourne whilst at University. Her rehabilitation required her to return to the pool as part of her recovery especially due to the loss of her lower leg. The love of swimming returned culminating in a silver medal at the Rio... Read more »

2017 College Captains

Congratulations to the following students who have been elected to the following positions of responsibility for 2017: College Captain – Megan Phipps Arts and Culture – Emma Gaynor Faith and Community – Theresa Corson Social Justice – Lily Sarah Sports – Madison Robinson Sustainability – Christina Hummer      

This is Sam – an extract from EndoActive Australia

Edited Extract from Samantha’s Article. Published by EndoActive Australia & NZ on 9/09/2016 This is Sam. She’s only 17 and having a very tough time with Endo but when you read her story you’ll see that while Endo might impact on her quality of life in every way she responds with amazing strength and hope. Dear... Read more »

Bond University Research Challenge

Four Year 10 students entered as a team into the Bond University Research Challenge: Quest for the Golden Researcher. The competition closed on Friday 14 October so it was with much excitement that we received news late that afternoon that we had the top team! The HSCC team consisted to Heather Mills, Casey Horan, Charlotte... Read more »

School Sport Australia 2016 Combined Swimming Championship

St Clare’s College had four girls participate in the School Sport Australia 2016 Combined Swimming Championship in Darwin on 15 – 21 September Abbey Webb, Year 10 competed in the 15 year’s 50 m and 100m Freestyle, winning Gold in both events. All other events were in the dual age (15 – 16 years) where Abbey... Read more »

School Photography Guidelines for Parents and Carers

Information for Parents and Carers We recognise that parents and carers enjoy photographing and recording the progress of their child at school and on school activities. We recognise that many of you like to share these personal memories online and on social media. We ask for your cooperation and care concerning the use and distribution... Read more »

Catholic Education Commission releases summary of ACT election commitments

With the ACT election tomorrow, the Catholic Education Commission and Catholic School Parents Archdiocese Canberra and Goulburn have provided a summary outlining how ACT Labor, the Canberra Liberals and ACT Greens will support education in the territory. Please refer to the attached media release for additional information.

Young Pasifika Day

Pacific Islander United (PIU) program aims to provide additional support to St Clare’s College students of Pacific Islander heritage academically and pastorally whilst staying connected with the traditions and culture of the South Pacific. United with our Pacific Islander group from St Edmund’s College (SEC), PIU entered the Young Pasifika day held on Tuesday 20... Read more »

Funding for ACT Catholic Schools – The Facts

Dear Parents/Carers The ACT election is now just a few days away. The election has provided an important opportunity for us to raise the issue of fair and sustainable territory government funding for St Clare’s College. As an ACT Catholic school we receive the lowest levels of state/territory government funding of any catholic school in... Read more »

St Thomas the Apostle School and Parish Fete – The Arts

Join us to celebrate St Thomas Parish at our community fete the “Arts” There will be Show Bags, Cake Stall, Trash ‘n’ Treasure, Craft Stall, Plant Stall, Community Displays,  Tombola Dodgem Cars, Sizzler Supa Cha Cha, Competitions, prizes, great food & much more.   Where: 39 Boddington Circuit, KAMBAH ACT 2902 When: Saturday 14th November... Read more »

Invitation to a celebration of Sport

St Clare’s College 2016 Sporting Leaders present… an evening to celebrate the superb sporting talent at St Clare’s The evening will begin with a “meet and greet” followed by prizes, trivia, photos, guest speaker and awards. When:                            Tuesday 25 October For whom:                   Everyone – not just “sporty” people Time:                             ... Read more »

Australian Ambassador to the Holy See Her Excellency Melissa Hitchman

Australian Ambassador to the Holy See Her Excellency Melissa Hitchman hosted Monsignor John Woods to debrief the diplomatic corps gathered at the Australian Embassy following the Vatican’s ‘Sport at the Service of Humanity Conference’, 5-7 October 2016.  The Ambassador was a St Clare’s student (1977-1982 and Vice-Captain 1982) at the time Father Woods assisted at... Read more »