St Joseph's School, Stanthorpe | Living Mercy since 1875

From the Principal

The Importance of Reading

I was reminded of the importance we play as parents and carers in helping our children to read and learn when we welcomed the new Prep students for 2018, with their parents and carers, to the school this week. It was an exciting time to see all these wonderful young people having their first experience together before they start school next year. ...more...

What Makes A Leader

What is leadership? Leadership is a collective, not singular, activity – everyone acting together for the common good. Leadership is not one person directing others or doing something to others so they do what he or she wants them to do. Leadership is about doing influential acts of encouragement, empowerment, support, facilitation and service. At the heart of leadership is service of others. It is not about “I”, it is about “we”. ...more...

News

Final Fundraiser for Project Compassion

Final Fundraiser for Project Compassion

As part of her Mercy Value of Compassion, School Captain, Ann-Mary Vincent has been busy promoting Project Compassion. Being an advocate for compassion, particularly through Project Compassion, was one of Ann-Mary’s goals this year.  ...more...

Senior Students engaging with the Preps

Senior Students engaging with the Preps

During this term, the Year 12 students have been crossing the road and visiting the Primary Campus each Monday and Friday from 8:20am. Before school commences, the Year 12s spend time with the primary students, playing handball and taking part in other school activities, before moving into classes. ...more...

Year 8 Chemistry

Year 8 Chemistry

As part of their Year 8 Chemistry unit, Year 8 students at St Joseph’s School have been using molecular model kits to represent what happens in simple chemical reactions. These kits help to develop their understanding of atoms and molecules and to visualise bonds breaking and reforming during a chemical reaction.  ...more...