Issue 297 20 April 2018 W1 T2

In this issue

From the Principal Early Learning Centre Junior School Junior School Sport Director's Insights School News VCE Insights Senior School Senior School Sport Community News

Upcoming dates

Important Dates to Remember
Friday 20 April

GSV Senior Water Polo Training (Before School)

Years 7 to 12 Bootcamp (Before School)

Senior Musical Rehearsals (3.30pm – 6.00pm)

USA Exchange students return

Years 5 to 12 Movie Night, Ludo Cinemas

Sunday 22 April

Senior Musical Rehearsal 10.00am – 4.00pm

Sports Auxilliary Fun Run (RUN4FUN) @The Tan 8.30am

Monday 23 April

GSV Senior AFL training (Before School)

Sherren Singers (Years 7 to 8) 7.30am

Senior School ANZAC Assembly 10.30am

Senior Musical Tech/Dress Rehearsal (3.30pm – 8.30pm) Band from 5.30pm

Years 3 & 4 Afterschool Sport

Tuesday 24 April

Theory Club 7.30am

Junior School ANZAC Assembly 8.45am

Cross Country Training (After School)

Jorgensen Strings 3.30pm

Years 5 & 6 Afterschool Sport 3.45pm – 5.00pm

Snowsports Auxiliary Season Opening Information night 7.00pm

Wednesday 25 April


Senior Musical Tech/Dress Rehearsal (10.00am – 4.00pm) Band from 1.00pm

Thursday 26 April

Debating Round 2 (Scotch College)

SS Swimming Training (Before School)

Years 7 to 12 Cross Country Training (Before School)

GSV Years 7 & 8 Round 1 (After School)

Percussion Ensemble 7.30am

Chamber Flutes (Year 9 to 12) 7.45am

JS District Diving (St Catherine’s hosting) 8.00am – 1.00pm

Year 7 Grandparents Morning (TIDE) 10.00am – 11.30am

JS Chess Tournament: Balwyn North Primary School 8.00am – 4.00pm

Viva Voci (Years 9 to 12) 3.30pm

SS Musical ‘Crazy for You’ 7.00pm

PFA ELC 4YO Parents Social Evening

Friday 27 April

GSV Senior Water Polo Training (Before School)

Years 7 to 12 Running Group/Bootcamp (Before School)

GSV AFL Round 1

SS Musical ‘Crazy for You’ 7.00pm


For further dates and information on upcoming events, please refer to the School Calendar.

From the Principal

From the Principal

How the impact of technology can create 'ghosts in the classroom' through the negative effects of poorly managed devices in the hands of children and adolescents.


Early Learning Centre

Campbell House News

The children have returned feeling relaxed and refreshed with many stories to share of their exciting adventures over the term break. 


Junior School

Barbreck News

A return to School provides updates on winter uniforms, collecting your children in the wet weather and a Year 4 student provides reflections on her camp experience.


Junior School Sport

Director's Insights

Enabling Independence

While helicopter parents are said to hover above children, constantly worrying and fussing over them, lawnmower parents clear a path for their child before they even take a step.


School News

VCE Insights

VCE Insights

Information for parents and carers with VCE students of upcoming academic, pastoral and careers events.


Senior School

Senior School Sport

News from Sport

Come down and cheer on the St Catherine's AFL teams as they take on Lauriston in Round 1 GSV AFL. Full details of St Catherine's Aquatics first Club Night, held in Term 1 with an Australian theme to celebrate the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.


Community News

Crazy for You

The next production to hit the Dorothy Pizzey stage is the 2018 Senior musical – Crazy for You commencing on Thursday 26 April 2018.