Last Sunday morning, Mrs Megan Mahoney and several Student Leaders went to the launch and induction of Project Compassion Leaders, held at St Patrick’s Cathedral Toowoomba with Mass being celebrated by Bishop Robert McGuckin.
On Thursday 8th February, Year 6 students, Clancy Moncada, Claire Williamson, Rylee Vedelago, Annie McCosker, Callan Grace and Brigid O’Dea went to Sacred Hearts Primary School, Toowoomba to learn about people around the world who are living in poverty.
“As the Principal of St Joseph’s School, I feel it is important that we keep the lines of communication open and honest. The staff and I are aiming to ensure parents are comfortable to ask questions and to actively engage in their son/daughter’s education,” Mr Kendall said. “In the past week on both campuses, we have extended invitations to parents to visit the school and engage with where we are heading."
Thursday 1st February was World Read Aloud Day. Every year, on this day, people all around the globe read aloud together and share stories to advocate for literacy as a human right that belongs to all people.
In 1984, Petri Laitinen was a Rotary exchange student who completed Year 12 at Stanthorpe State High School. Petri enjoyed his year staying with families such as David and Judy Lee and Helen and Neville Jones.
Last week a new cohort of Year 7 students braved the milestone of beginning secondary school. To ease their transition and to help them feel welcome to the school, a buddy afternoon was arranged with the Year 12 cohort.
Several new staff members have joined the St Joseph’s School community.
There were plenty of smiles at St Joseph's School when students returned last Monday and Tuesday for the 2018 school year.
After a solid campaign in the lead up to Confraternity it was a confident St Joseph’s / Assumption Rugby Team that travelled to Padua College, Brisbane, hosts of Confraternity 2017, on Sunday 25th June.
On Thursday 22nd June, Year 10 and 12 Students travelled to Willowbank Raceway to participate in the Drive Safe Program and Expo.