Month: March 2017
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Poetry Workshop

Poetry Workshop

Other

Peter Rainey visited the College in week 9 to share his passion for Poetry. A retired English teacher and former Deputy Headmaster at The King’s School Parramatta, Peter has been promoting poetry throughout his career and seized the opportunity to present a workshop, How poetry works, explaining techniques in poems including The Red Wheelbarrow by

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Year 8 Retreat

Excursion

The Year 8 Retreat was held on Wednesday 22 March. The Retreat theme was “Growing in Friendship”. The day started with mass at St Brigid’s Catholic Church and was followed by a presentation by Mr Graham Hyman. The presentation focused on the importance of friendship, the influences friends can have on our lives and the

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Music Students attend ‘Encore’

Creative Arts

On Monday 20 March all St Johns Elective Music students travelled to Sydney to watch ‘Encore’, a selection of the highest achieving HSC Music students in the state for 2016. The concert was delivered in the world class Sydney Opera House and for some of the students it was their first visit there! Our students

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iSTEM Giraffe Building Challenge

Other

Year 9 iSTEM students competing in their giraffe building challenge. The winner was a freestanding giraffe made of only newspaper and tape and measuring an impressive 2.19m!

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Year 11 Retreat

Excursion

Year 11 students are currently on retreat at Lake Keepit. They are taking part in a range of activities including abseiling, canoeing, archery, rafting, ropes course, and bivouac.

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Year 10 Geography conduct fieldwork at the Zoo

Year 10 Geography conduct fieldwork at the Zoo

Excursion

Year 10 Geography classes undertook fieldwork at Taronga Western Plains Zoo last Thursday and Friday. They examined wetlands throughout the Zoo, and conducted water testing at Billabong Camp. The students were also involved in a catch and release fishing experience run by DPI Fisheries Education officer Brett Smith. The fieldwork was linked to Land and

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Year 7 Curriculum Information Evening

Announcements

On Monday 20 March from 7.00pm to 9.00pm St Johns College will be hosting a Year 7 Curriculum Information Evening for parents. The evening is designed to: provide information on the learning that will be taking place in each subject area and provide strategies that will enable parents to assist and encourage their child’s learning.

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162 Sheraton Road, Dubbo East NSW 2830
PO Box 4019, Dubbo East NSW 2830
Phone: 02 6841 5100
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