Issue 313 31 August 2018 W7T3

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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

Friday 31 August

Inter School Gymnastics Training @ St Catherine’s Gymnastics Centre 6.45am-8.00am

Father’s Day Breakfast 7.15am-8.30am

Boot Camp 7.15am-8.15am

GSV Div 1 Track & Field Championship Carnival @ Lakeside Stadium 7.45am-2.00pm

PFA Father’s Day Stall 10.00am-3.45pm

Saturday 1 September

Year 8 Learn to Row Session @Mercantile Rowing Club

Sunday 2 September

Father’s Day

Monday 3 September

JS Interschool Gymnastics (TBC)

SS Track and Field Years 7-8 Training @St Catherine’s Wintergarden (Before School)

GSV Senior Badminton Training 7:00am

Sherren Singers (Years 7-8 Before School)

Years 3 & 4 Afterschool Sport 3.30pm-4.30pm

Year 8 Trio 3.30pm

Year 7 & 8 Play rehearsals 3.30pm-5.00pm

GSV Years 11 & 12 Round 5 (After School)

2018 Debaters’ Assoc of VIC Junior Secondary Debating – Round 2

Tuesday 4 September

Inter School Gymnastics Championships – Day 1

Theory Club, Epstein Room, 7.30am-8.25am

Building and Property Meeting 7.45am

Auxiliary Liaison Meeting 8.15am

Years 1/2 Camp Parent Information Session 8.15am

Track and Field Years 7-8 Training @ Lakeside Stadium 3.30pm-5.30pm

Jorgensen Strings 3.30pm-4.15pm

Senior Concert Band 3.30pm-4.15pm

Years 5 & 6 Afterschool Sport 3.45pm – 5.00pm

Jorgensen Orchestra 4.15pm-5.15pm

Wednesday 5 September

Aust. Interschool Snowsports (Perisher)

Inter School Gymnastics Championships – Day 2

GSV Inter & Senior Training 7.00am-8.15am

Theory Club 7.30am-8.25am

SS Athletics Victoria All School Relays @Lakeside Stadium

GSV Years 9 & 10 Round 5 (After School)

Thursday 6 September

Aust. Interschool Snowsports (Perisher)

Inter School Gymnastics Championships – Day 3

SS Swimming Training (Before School)

SS Track and Field Years 7-8 Training @Righetti Oval, Kooyong

Percussion Ensemble 7.30am-8.25am

Chamber Flutes (Yrs 9-12) 7.45am-8.30am

Viva Voci (Yrs 9-12) 3.30pm-4.45pm

GSV Years 7 & 8 Round 5 (After School)

Friday 7 September

Aust. Interschool Snowsports (Perisher)

Inter School Gymnastics Championships – Day 4

Senior Spring Concert Rehearsal (Scotch College) Year 7-12 Ensembles and Soloists 9.00am – 3.30pm

Year 3 Camp Parent Information Session 7.45am

Inter School Gymnastics Training @ St Catherine’s Gymnastics Centre 6.45am-8.00am

Boot Camp 7.15am-8.15am

JS Division Athletics (8.00am-2.00pm)

Senior Spring Concert Performance (Scotch College) Ian Roach Hall, Scotch College 6.00pm

 

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

From the Principal

From the Principal

Upon his commencement at St Catherine’s School, our Director of Teaching and Learning, Mr Robert Marshall, conducted an audit of the academic programs offered in the Senior School.

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Early Learning Centre

Junior School

Barbreck News

With the intriguing theme of “Find Your Treasure”, the 2018 Book Week activities in Barbreck were well enjoyed and celebrated by students from ELC to Year 6.

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Junior School Sport

Director's Insights

Director’s Insights

As part of the Girls Talk: Raising Confident, Courageous Girls Parent Seminar series, psychologist and author Andrew Fuller delivered a ‘Building Resilience’ presentation to St Catherine’s parents on Monday evening.

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School News

GSV Soccer

GSV Weekly Soccer has been underway throughout the term, with good numbers of St Catherine’s students braving the cold to work on their skills at morning training sessions.

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VCE Insights

VCE Insights

‘Clock-on’ sessions for VCE students commenced this week. These sessions run every alternative Tuesday and Thursday from 3.30pm to 5.00pm until the commencement of the end of year exams.

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Senior School

Teaching: A Scientific Enterprise

Educationalists are often so focussed on the “doing” and not so much about the “telling” of what we do, that the profession falls prey to those who have not been informed about the complexity and science of teaching (Marzano, 2009).

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Science Week

This year marks the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein that has inspired genetic engineering, biotechnologies, prosthetics, bionics, genetic modification, brain enhancement and ethics.

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Senior School Sport

Community News