On Friday the 5th of September, 55 St Joseph’s students set out in the early hours to attend the Brisbane Writers Festival at the Queensland State Library on a day trip that would see them meeting some of their favourite writers.
On Monday 16th our School Crossing Supervisors were presented with certificates of appreciation and gifts to commemorate 30 years since the launch of the Queensland School Supervisor Scheme.
Last term St Joseph’s Year 8, 9 and 10 students competed in The National Geography Competition, testing the student’s knowledge and understanding of Geography based on the Australian National Curriculum.
St Joseph’s science department is taking the ‘hands on’ approach to learning this term as senior chemistry and biology student’s focus on practical sciences and experiments. During the last few weeks students have been conducting extended experimental investigations that include several presentations by local scientists, winemakers and doctors.
Year 12 student Anna Yates has every reason to celebrate and feel extremely proud having recently been accepted into the very prestigious Australian Air Force Flight Camp for Girls.
It was always going to be an exciting week when Primary Students arrive on a Monday morning to the presence of a talking giraffe. Complete with his own mobile home, a giant encyclopaedia of the human body and a starlit roof, Harold from Life Education Australia is considered a celebrity visitor on the St Joseph’s Primary Campus.Life Education visited St Joseph’s School on Monday 28th April to Thursday 1st May, running sessions aimed to enhance the education of Junior School Students in health, safety and the human body.
St Joseph’s Principal Dr Michael McCarthy will be out of the office as of this week until the end of Term 2 in the name of technology research. Commissioned by the Catholic Education Office to undertake a strategic research project, Dr McCarthy will be travelling throughout the diocese and beyond over the course of the term in order to provide recommendations in respect of technology in schools.
St Joseph’s School will be playing host to some new and friendly faces over the next two weeks as 4 students and 4 teachers from Fiji experience and embrace Australian school life.
Congratulations to Grace Manahan, who on the 15th March won Overall Winner in the Regional Final of the National Australia Bank Lions Youth of the Year Quest.
Well done to all those St Joseph’s Students who have trialled for sport in the past weeks. A valiant effort was put in by all those who participated. A HUGE congratulations to all those students who made District Teams.