Issue 299 4 May 2018 W3T2

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 4 May

Year 8 Camp return (Central Australia)

Generations in Jazz (TBC) Mt Gambier

GSV Senior Water Polo Training (Before School)

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

Years 9 & 10 Accounting Excursion 1.10pm – 3.30pm

GSV AFL Round 2 (After School)

Foundation Annual Thank You Evening (State Library of Victoria) 5.00pm – 8.00pm

Saturday 5 May

Cross Country Training – Righetti Oval (Kooyong) 8.30am

Snowsports Swap Public Check-in of items 9.00am – 12.00noon

Sunday 6 May

Snowsports Swap 10.00am – 12.00noon

Monday 7 May

GSV Senior AFL training (Before School)

Sherren Singers (Years 7 to 8) 7.30am

Year 8 Trio 3.30pm

Years 3 & 4 Afterschool Sport

GSV Years 11 & 12 Round 2 (After School)

Girls Talk Parent Seminar 7.00pm

Tuesday 8 May

Finance Committee Meeting 7.45am

GSV Waterpolo Round 2

Theory Club 7.30am

GSV Years 7 & 8 training

Open Morning 10.00am

Cross Country Training (After School)

Jorgensen Strings 3.30pm

Senior Concert Band 3.30pm

Years 5 & 6 Afterschool Sport 3.45pm – 5.00pm

GSV PB Meet/STC Selection Trial @The Tan 3.30pm

PFA Year 9 Social Evening

Wednesday 9 May

Theory Club 7.30am

GSV Intermediate & Senior Training

PFA Committee Meeting 8.45am

PFA Mother’s Day Pop Up Shop, Mary Davis Cafe, Recess and Lunchtime

GSV Years 9 & 10 Round 2

Year 10 Art visit to Shoreham 10.30am – 3.20pm

2018 Rotary Ainger Public Speaking Awards 7.00pm

Thursday 10 May

Careers Breakfast (Years 11 & 12) 7.45am

SS Swimming Training (Before School)

Years 7 to 12 Cross Country Training (Before School)

Percussion Ensemble 7.30am

Chamber Flutes (Year 9 to 12) 7.45am

Viva Voci (Years 9 to 12) 3.30pm

Debating Round 3 Training Session 3.30pm

GSV Years 7 & 8 Round 3 (After School)

Foundation Board Meeting 5.30pm

PFA Prep Social Evening

Friday 11 May

PFA Mother’s Day Breakfast 7.15am

PFA Mother’s Day Stall – Junior School

PFA Mother’s Day Pop Up Shop, Mary Davis Cafe, Recess and Lunchtime

GSV Senior Water Polo Training (Before School)

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

VCE Economics Breakfast 6.15am, Crown Palladium

Junior School District Cross Country (10.00am – 3.00pm)

GSV AFL Round 3 (After School)


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

From the Principal

Through Choice Comes Growth

Through the diverse choices we, as a School and as parents provide, our girls will develop a strong sense of self, realise their passions and navigate their way through their educational journeys.


Early Learning Centre

Campbell House News

Young children generally have an innate desire to explore the natural world. This curiosity helps them to learn about, and make connections with, the world around them.


Junior School

Junior School Sport

Barbreck Sport

District Cross Country The Barbreck District XC runners are looking forward to their District competition on Friday 11 May at Kooyong Park. The girls have been training on…


Director's Insights

School News

VCE Insights

VCE Insights

In this edition of VCE Insights, St Catherine’s Director of Teaching and Learning, Mr Robert Marshall dispels many of the myths associated with achieving success in VCE and some top tips for students and parents.


Senior School

From the Head of Year 9

The cooler weather has led to ‘Old Fashion Fun Friday’ where the Year 9 girls were able to play some classic board games and build on their negotiation and cooperation skills.


Senior School Sport

AFL in the GSV

Our Senior AFL teams kicked off their GSV season on Friday afternoon with the first annual St Catherine’s V Lauriston Cup at Scotch College.


Community News