Issue 302 25 May 2018 W6T2

In this issue

From the Principal Early Learning Centre Junior School Towards 2025 Senior School Community News Leading the Way

Upcoming dates

Important Dates to Remember
Friday 25 May

GSV Senior Water Polo Training (Before School)

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

PFA Ruth Langley Luncheon, Leonda by the Yarra, 11.30am – 3.00pm

GSV AFL Round 5 (After School)

Year 7-12 Red Shield Appeal, 3.30pm – 5.30pm

Saturday 26 May

Cross Country Training – Righetti Oval (Kooyong) 8,30am – 9.45am

SCOGA (1988) 30 Year Reunion 10.00am

Sunday 27 May

2018 Rostrum: Voice of Youth Public Speaking Competition (Junior Division: 11.00am – 2.00pm) (Senior Division: 1.00pm – 4.30pm)

Victorian Flute Guild Ensemble Competition 9.00am – 2.00pm

Confirmation, St John’s Anglican Church 3.00pm

Monday 28 May

GSV Senior AFL training (Before School)

Sherren Singers (Years 7 to 8) 7.30am

Legacy Junior Public Speaking Award Competition 9.00am – 2.00pm

Years 3 & 4 Afterschool Sport

GSV Years 11 & 12 Round 5 (After School)

Year 8 Trio 3.30pm

Yalari Committee Meeting 6.00pm – 7.00pm

Tuesday 29 May

Year 5 Beyond Boundaries Camp

Theory Club 7.30am

GSV Years 7 & 8 training (Before School)

Junior School Division Cross Country (8.00am – 1.00pm)

Year 7 2019 Orientation Day (9.00am – 12.00pm)


Chess Victoria Secondary Interschool Tournament 12.30pm – 5.30pm

Years 5 & 6 Afterschool Sport 3.45pm – 5.00pm

SS Cross Country Training After School

Jorgensen Strings 3.30pm

Jorgensen Orchestra  4.15pm – 5.15pm

Senior Concert Band 3.30pm

Victorian School Music Festival 3.30pm – 4.30pm

GSV Waterpolo Round 4

Wednesday 30 May

Year 5 Beyond Boundaries Camp

Theory Club 7.30am

GSV Intermediate & Senior Training (Before School)

Victorian School Music Festival 2.00pm – 4.00pm

GSV Years 9 & 10 Round 5

ELC (4 yo) to Year 4 Father Daughter Afternoon 3.15pm – 4.30pm

Thursday 31 May

Year 5 Beyond Boundaries Camp

ELC 3yo Grandparents/Special Visitors Day

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 4 Training Session 3.30pm – 5.00pm

GSV Years 7 & 8 Round 6 (After School)

Friday 1 June

Year 5 Beyond Boundaries Camp

ELC 4yo Grandparents/Special Visitors Day

GSV Senior Water Polo Training (Before School)

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

GSV Championship Cross Country Carnival @Bundoora 7.45am – 2.00pm

Victorian School Music Festival (Senior Strings) 3.30pm – 4.30pm


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

From the Principal

From the Principal

Emanating through the long running Project Zero Research at Harvard University is the key concept that learning is a consequence of thinking.


Early Learning Centre

Junior School

Barbreck News

A special start date to Term 3 for our students as they commence in our new building! This edition also includes a recap on our Mother's Day Pop Up Store and congratulations to our Write on Wednesday participants.


Towards 2025

Senior School

Think Before you Post

On Monday, the Years 7 and 8 students watched a play by Brainstorm Productions about cyber bullying, the problems of social media and their digital footprint.


News from the Library

It’s not uncommon for children who have been avid readers all through primary school, to become completely reluctant readers when they become teenagers.


Community News

ELC Father/Child Afternoon

St Catherine's ELC and Junior School warmly invites all fathers, grandfathers and significant father figures to our first annual Father/Child Afternoon on Wednesday 30 May.


Leading the Way

Finding the Line

Congratulations to Old Girls Anna Segal (’04 & Nil Magnun Nisi Bonum recipient) and Natalie Segal (’06) on their movie 'Finding the Line A Quest to Define and Understand Fear' which will make its Australian premier at the Astor Theatre on 29 May.