Monthly Archives: November 2016

FREE Driving Skills for Life (DSFL) teen safe driving program

We invite you to attend Ford’s award-winning FREE Driving Skills for Life (DSFL) teen safe driving program in Canberra This course is available to young newly-licensed drivers (learner, provisional or full). Did You Know? Australians aged 17-25 are responsible for a quarter of all deaths on our roads, which is alarming given they make up... Read more »

Julie Nichols supports the creative talent of Fashion and Textiles students

Back in October, Julie Nichols, the brilliant mind behind Handmade Canberra and The Local Larder, visited the senior Fashion and Textiles class to enlighten us on marketing concepts and the tricks behind creating a successful brand. The girls are studying the Marketing A Designer Label unit and had completed their product but needed to learn... Read more »

Savvy Schoolwear

Please refer to the attached flyer about the Mitchel Store relocating to inside Lowes at Gungahlin.

Year 10 Hospitality students’ donation to Karinya House

  As a part of the Year 10 Hospitality program at this time of year, students prepare a variety of Christmas products to create a hamper that they take home and enjoy over the Christmas period. This year, the Year 10 Hospitality students initiated the concept of donating their hamper to a charity so that... Read more »

Do elephants have a growth mindset?

Baby circus elephants are tethered when they are young by a relatively small rope so they don’t run away. The interesting thing is that the rope doesn’t need to get much stronger as the elephant grows older because the elephant learnt from the early days that it had no chance of escaping. It accepted its... Read more »

Fee Reminder

Fees were due on 7 November 2016 for payment in full unless arrangements have otherwise been approved by the College. If you would like to adjust your fee installment payments for 2017 please contact the Accounts Clerk on 62609461. Deb Hale Accounts Clerk

Vex Robotics Regional Competition

Students from St Clare’s College travelled to Goulburn for the first Canberra Goulburn Regional VEX Robotics Tournament on Saturday 19 November. Tylah Forsyth, Kaylah Edwards, Madeleine Dunley, Ashleigh Ward and Isabelle Collaery have been working for six months to construct and program a VEX EDR robot to compete in the Starstruck Competition. Teams work in... Read more »

Teen Start-Up

Teen Start-Up: First Responders is an innovation camp for 12-18 year olds during the January school holidays. Over three fun-filled days, students are taken through the innovation development process from idea to execution. Students form teams, work with mentors, hear from industry experts and come up with an idea for a business or social enterprise... Read more »

Parentline ACT

Being a parent is the hardest job we’ll ever have. All parents at some time experience difficulties and stress. Parentline ACT is a confidential and free telephone and face-to-face counselling and information service.   Phone Parentline if you would you like: To talk with someone about those parenting issues. Help with some ideas on raising... Read more »

2016 Outdoor Education Camp

Shout out to the Hippies of the Outdoor Ed Camp 2016 – India, Kate, Charlie, Tash, Amy, Laura, Evie, Ashley, Michaela – and to our outta this world teacher, Mama Hollingsworth. We Hippies had a blast at our crazy campsite, scaling 20m cliffs and absolutely digging the caving. With a vegan keeping it natural and... Read more »

Year 9 Reflection Day

Year 9 Reflection Day 2016, was jammed packed with fun filled activities that helped us reflect on how we should appreciated what we have. The day began with a liturgy reflecting on the qualities we each have and how unique each and every one is. We than listened to inspirational stories from Mr Maas and... Read more »

Girls Night In

On Friday the 28 October, the Senior girls and their mothers attended ‘Girls Night In’ at the College. The evening consisted of sharing a meal, discussions, reflections, guest speakers and a screening of the documentary ‘Girl Rising’. Girl Rising follows the stories of nine girls from developing countries as they overcame great obstacles to obtain an... Read more »