While the Enright Campus buzzed with activity all week, things were very quiet at the Mercy Campus because the Year 8 cohort was away in the Grampians. We ended Week 5 on a high note with a colourful IDAHOBIT celebration of equality.

Grampians Camp

The bonding and camaraderie formed on school camps enriches a student’s high school years and lays a foundation for a support system that can last a lifetime. Our senior students and alumni speak most highly of the Year 8 Grampians Camp.

Spending time in the great outdoors hiking, abseiling, cycling, and so much more provides young people with opportunities to move out of their comfort zone, knowing that their teachers and friends are still there to support them.

Our current cohort enjoyed spectacular weather throughout their week in the south of the state. If the photos below are anything to judge by, they had an amazing time.

Seeds of Justice

Two of our student leaders, Faith Captain Fiona Maria Denny and Mercy Action Captain Juliet Moodley, attended the Seeds of Justice conference on 15–17 May in Melbourne. This year’s event focused on the efforts Mercy ministries takes to support victims of modern slavery and human trafficking.

Mercy was founded upon Catherine McAuley’s wish to improve the lives of women and children in poverty through education and housing assistance. Since its inception, Mercy has worked to create a world where everyone’s value and dignity receive the respect these both deserve.

IDAHOBIT

At lunchtime today, Friday 17 May, our student LGBTQIA+ Rainbow Alliance led our college’s celebration of IDAHOBIT, the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia. They sold rainbow cupcakes, gave their classmates face paint ‘glitter glow-ups’, and invited everyone at Enright Campus to join them in creating a chalk rainbow mural in the area near the flagpole. It was a fabulously colourful way to show support of our rainbow students and families.

First 2024 Human Powered Vehicle Race

On behalf of everyone at the college, I wish our Human Powered Vehicle squad safe travels and the best of luck for a successful race. The team will compete in their first meet of the year, a six-hour event, on Saturday 18 May in Tailem Bend.

Finally, be sure to check out the highlights below from last week’s Mother’s Day Breakfast with Jean Kittson AM. Once again, I thank our community for letting us host their mothers, grandmothers, and the other special women in their lives. It was an honour.

In the spirit of hope and faith,

Mr Greg Kluske
College Principal

A Colourful Week
Mother's Day Breakfast 2024
Mother's Day Breakfast 2024
Mother's Day Breakfast 2024
Mother's Day Breakfast 2024
Mother's Day Breakfast 2024
Year 8 Grampians 2024
Year 8 Grampians 2024
Year 8 Grampians 2024
Year 8 Grampians 2024
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