Newsletter | Week ending 29 July 2016

Principal's Message

Our Year 10 World Youth Day pilgrims have arrived in Krakow and are now immersed in the World Youth Day experience. I am receiving updates from Ms Berlage who has informed me that the opening Mass was beautiful and that the girls and staff are having a wonderful, faith-filled experience. The formation of our students’ spirituality is a priority at Loreto. During Term 3, students have the opportunity to participate in a Mary Ward Spirituality Course in the Sisters’ Chapel. This course provides Year 9 students with time to reflect, pray and deepen their relationship with God. I thank Ms O’Keeffe for all her work in offering this excellent spirituality course.

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Career's News

Starting to decide which career path to take in the future is a challenge that the Year 10 and Year 12 students are facing this year. Mapping out this future, especially with the uncertainty of the future world of work, requires the students to have some knowledge on which to draw from. To aid in this process, the students have had the opportunity to undertake a variety of activities to help them form their own opinions about what subjects they will choose for Year 11 or which university course they feel may be right for them.

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Academic Excellence Awards

The following students are to be congratulated for their outstanding academic performance across virtually all of their subjects during the first semester of this year. The criteria for an Academic Excellence Award is eight or more ‘A’ grades in a school report. These students have used a range of cognitive skills to achieve at such a consistently high level: retentive memories, persistence, creativity in problem solving, curiosity, and constructive questioning

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