Principal’s Blog – Term Three, Week Eight

Term 3 may be winding down, but there is still plenty going on at the college. In fact, the final weeks of the term could be the busiest yet. After all the excitement of Australian Business Week, our Year 11 cohort left on Sunday August 28 for their Snow Camp, one of...

Principal’s Blog – Term Three, Week Seven

Encouraging inquisitive minds is one of the most important things we as educators do. I’m proud that we nurture our students’ natural curiosity in so many ways, from offering more subjects than any college in Sunraysia to providing diverse excursions and experiences...

Principal’s Blog – Term Three, Week Six

From Sunday to Wednesday, I attended the Principals Association of Victorian Catholic Secondary Schools (PAVCSS) annual conference in Healesville. Each year, the PAVCSS conference allows principals from Catholic colleges all over the state to share ideas and best...

Principal’s Blog – Term Three, Week Five

‘We must never say “it is enough,”’ could be Catherine McAuley’s most powerful quote. Direct and poignant, it inspires us at St Joseph’s College even now to persist in the face of difficulty, help others, and strive for excellence. Persistence Despite illness and...

Principal’s Blog – Term Three, Week Four

A fortnight ago, the college held its first Debutante Ball in more than two years. Normally held for Year 11 students, we thought our Year 12 cohort rightly deserved a second chance to dance because they missed out last year. So, on the magical, wintry evening of...

Principal’s Blog – Term Three, Week Three

2023 VO and Senior School Pathways Information Evening Many of our students took the next steps in forging pathways towards a bright future when they attended the college’s VO and Senior School Pathways Information Evening on July 26. The college has not been able to...