International Women’s Day

On Wednesday 8 March, the St Clare’s community celebrated International Women’s Day. Our goal was to encourage the community to ‘be bold for change’ and break out of their cocoons. Students and teachers were invited to write on a butterfly how they will be bold for change in 2017 and add it to the wall... Read more »

Term 2 will commence on Wednesday 26 April

The published term dates for Students in ACT Catholic schools shows Term 2 starting on 24 April 2017. ACT public school commence Term 2 on 26 April following the ANZAC Day public holiday on Tuesday 25 April. Following extensive conciliation and a further hearing in the fair work commission on Thursday 9 March in relation... Read more »

University of Wollongong STEM awards

On 15 December St Clare’s College was awarded the Overall Winning School for Year 11 STEM at the University of Wollongong STEM awards. Congratulations to: Chloe Hart Runner up of the Year 11 Industrial Design Award   Grace Lustri Runner up of the Year 11 Physics Award   Sophia Paragalli Runner up of the Year... Read more »

Mathematics Grades

Grade in Mathematics, Years 7 to 9 This semester the grade stated at the top of the report is the grade awarded across the entire year group, similar to a NAPLAN result. The information regarding the grading process was published on the College’s website in March 2015. The outcomes, however, are awarded at the level... Read more »

Jindalee Aged Care Residence Visit

On Tuesday 29 November, Year 10 participated in a College Preparation Day. For the service to back to the community component, Year 10 Ulamina invited members of the Jindalee Aged Care Residence to visit for morning tea. The girls baked home cooked sweet and savoury dishes and served them tea and coffee. Some residents were... Read more »

Year 9 and 10 Japanese

  Year 10 Excursion to Mee’s Sushi On Friday 18th November the Year 10 Japanese class walked to Manuka to eat sushi at Mee’s Sushi Restaurant. The girls have studied Japanese for 4 years and were able to put into practice their language and cultural knowledge about ordering food and eating with chopsticks. It was... Read more »

Reception hours in January 2017

The College reception will be open from 8:00am until 12:30pm from Monday, 23 January to Wednesday, 25 January 2017. Reception will return to normal coverage, 8:00am until 5:00pm, on Friday, 27 January 2017.

Unleashing Our Potential Days 2016

On the 6 and 7 December all Year 7-9 students were involved in an exciting “Unleashing Our Potential” program. This two-day program offered both students and staff the opportunity to engage in a range of engaging, innovative learning opportunities as the 2016 school year draws to a close. Students were required to wear full PE... Read more »

Sports Fun Day

St Clare’s College Sports Coordinator and Physical Education teacher Mrs Sepi Hawke has been the ambassador for One netball for two years. The Australia Post One Netball program aims to use the power of netball to attract and inspire individuals and communities. The program is an advocate for women, multicultural and Indigenous Australians, people with... 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 »

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 »

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 »