PRENDIVILLE CATHOLIC COLLEGE
20 June 2018
A MESSAGE FROM THE PRINCIPAL
Francis House provides the House value of Stewardship this week. This value is inspired by St. Francis of Assisi who viewed all of God’s creatures as his brothers and sisters. His story is one of humility, advocating for the responsible care of the earth and demonstrating a preference for the poor and the sick. Stewardship, at its heart, is faithfully and devotedly looking after things for the good of all.
The earth and all life on it are part of God’s creation. We are called to respect this gift. We are responsible for taking care of the world we live in and for sharing all the wonders and resources the earth gives us. Our changing environment prompts us to stop and think about how we live on our planet. We are called to respond and to adopt new ways of living as Pope Francis highlights in his encyclical, Laudato Si': On the Care of our Common Home.
Within the College context, stewardship is one of the leadership domains encompassing care of the facilities and environmental resources, staff development and wellbeing, the institution of compliance and sound accountability structures and the maintenance of financial sustainability whilst ensuring student needs are met. The College Board is stewardship in action - committed people working together to care for Prendiville's ongoing success.
The College Board play a vital role in ensuring the ongoing financial sustainability of the College. Whilst the Board does not get involved in operational matters, they do provide an important body of expertise to provide advice and guidance. We are blessed to have a very talented Board with the common goal of making Prendiville a positive and engaging learning environment.
The Board Meeting this week was a very special one. The meeting was highlighted by the first reports of the new subcommittees that have been formed. These committees are:
- Mission Advisory Committee
- Code of Conduct and Risk Committee
- Marketing Advisory Committee
- Innovation Project Committee
- Finance and Capital Development Committee
Each committee is made up of a minimum of two Board members and a member of the College Leadership Team. These committees will play a key role in advising strategic direction in each of these areas and signal an exciting and new chapter of Board involvement beyond just finance.
Our College Board members and their associated committee are:
Fr Cyprian, Mission
Kevin Peterson, Chair and Finance
Julie Foster, Code of Conduct and Risk
David Villa, Finance
Stephen Dargan, Innovation Project Committee
Brooke McFarlane, Marketing and Mission
Craig McEvoy, Finance
Annette Ellerby, Code of Conduct and Risk
Lisa Duffy, Marketing
Denny Piovesan, Marketing
Stephen Harris, Mission
Terry Raphael and Dianne Doick, Finance
Heather Downsborough and Leishele Pearce (Secretary)
CELEBRATING RETIRING STEWARDS OF THE COLLEGE - PRENDIVILLE FOREVER
At the end of Term 2 three amazing and committed staff members will retire:
Mr Stephen Blaney will retire after 30 years service as a teacher at the College. Mr Blaney has been a compassionate, caring and faith-filled teacher. He has witnessed the College grow over time from its foundation years to now. Mr Blaney’s gentle nature and sincere care for students are hallmarks of his character. Mr Blaney has shown great commitment and love for the College and will leave a lasting legacy for the many students that have been taught by him. I am sure we will see Mr Blaney regularly at the College through his retirement business the unique CANUCK FOOD TRUCK.
Mrs Marie Graystone will retire after seven years as the College Receptionist. Marie has been the first face for visitors at our College. Her patience, smile and dedication has made her the ideal College receptionist. Marie is loved by everyone and will be sadly missed by all.
Mrs Heather Downsborough will also retire at the end of term. Mrs Downsborough has had a very long career in Catholic Education primarily in Finance roles. For the past seven years she has been the College Executive Assistant to the Principal. Mrs Downsborough is respected by everyone for her authentic care and the concern she displays to everyone. Mrs Downsborough has prided herself on serving others in our community and never puts herself first. She has an amazing internal wisdom and has played a major role in supporting the Principal, College Leadership Team and College Board. From a personal perspective, I cannot praise and thank Mrs Downsborough enough for the support she has provided me in my role as Principal over the past three and a half years. Mrs Downsborough has provided support, encouragement and daily advice which have been wholeheartedly valued and appreciated.
STAFF LEAVING THE COLLEGE
We also celebrate Ms Lisa Baltovich’s contribution to College life through the music program over the last four years. Lisa has made the wonderful decision to travel abroad. Lisa has been a talented staff member who has played a significant part in growing the College Performing Arts Program. Lisa is a talented singer, musician and teacher who we wish all the best for her travels.
Mr David Laub will conclude his temporary contract at the College. David has replaced Ms Helen Connor (now Palmateer) whilst she has been on leave. As a graduate, David has been a creative and inspiring Media teacher and we wish him all the best for his future in education.
CLONTARF - PRENDIVILLE - start of a collaborative connection
On June 7 a special collaboration took place at PCC with a visit from Clontarf Aboriginal College. We were lucky to host 25 students from Clontarf who came to work with our FlexEd students. Whilst here, they were able to tour our Gallery and glasswork room and work with our students to create their own unique crosses and glass fish. It was a fantastic opportunity for our two schools to work together in such a positive way and is hopefully the start of an ongoing collaboration between PCC and Clontarf. A big thank you also goes to Stephen Lynch, Lynn Vroombout & the entire TIDE team for helping with the organisation and running of the collaboration and well done to Nathan Pereira for coordinating the initiative with Clontarf.
BEAGLE BAY IMMERSION
We keep the Beagle Bay Immersion staff and students in our prayers this week as they experience life with our friends in Beagle Bay.
Mr Paddy Devlin
Mrs Dawn Toomey
Ms Jade Charles
Ms Chloe McGinnity
Emma Preedy MC1
Rebekah Hopkins CH6
William Preedy MC1
Jacob Murray MC8
Arwen Huttner RO1
Neve MacLeod RO8
Georgia Cutler BR1
Libby McGrath CH2
Zara Martin SA1
Aidan McGurk RO2
Isis Ross FR5
PARKING AND TRAFFIC FLOW UPDATE
Stage 2 of parking and traffic flow project is now in process. The senior students are parking in two designated areas. There are 15 bays allocated in the southern car park and we are using one of the tennis courts in the PAC car park. At present there are around 30 students using this system. Each has a permit. Please encourage your senior students who drive to park in these areas so that we can get a real idea of the numbers who drive to school. This is important as we make decisions on finding a designated area for senior students into the future.
Stage 3 will be a community education strategy on traffic flow and parking rules, expectations and courtesies. This will take place in Term 3.
CONGRATULATIONS SISTER JOAN - former staff member
On June 11 2018, Sr Joan Evans PBVM was awarded the Order of Australia, Officer of the Order (AO), for distinguished service to the international community of Thailand through humanitarian assistance programs for the disadvantaged and for improving the lives of women, children and the elderly.
Sr Joan entered the convent at Iona in January 1951 as a young postulant. She spent just under 30 years working at Iona Presentation College and then taught at various posts across Western Australia including Stella Maris College, Geraldton, Prendiville Catholic College, Ocean Reef and La Salle College, Midland.
She has a very inspiring story:
For 25 years, Sister Joan, a retired religious sister from Perth in Western Australia, lived and worked in the slums of Klong Toey. Education was her core mission. She believed there was a real need to help children and young adults to the point where they can help themselves. Sister Joan's mission used a 'cradle to the workplace' approach. lt started with the Infant Milk Programme, popularly known as the 'Milk Run'. Created by Sister Joan in 1992, the Milk Run now operates each fortnight from two locations in Klong Toey providing baby milk formula and full cream powdered milk for babies up to 12 months of age.
The Milk Run seeks to improve babies’ health and nutrition so they will be sufficiently healthy to attend school when older. A key part of Sister Joan's mission involved buying school uniforms, bags and shoes each year so that underprivileged children and young adults could attend school. Often, a parent's inability to afford these items means their child cannot obtain an education. Sister Joan's annual Education Project enables hundreds of children and young adults to attend school each year. Providing uniforms is only part of the solution. Many parents in Klong Toey cannot afford the transport costs for their children to travel to school and cannot provide them with food or money for breakfast or lunch. Sister Joan’s Fares and Food (2F) Programme filled this gap by providing money for bus fares or other transport costs as well as money for breakfast or lunch.
Learning is much harder on an empty stomach and 10 or 15 baht for food can make a world of difference. Sister Joan has assisted hundreds of students over the years, some of whom have continued with their studies and graduated from university. University graduates are clearly success stories, however, in Sister Joan's view, even a single day’s education is better than nothing at all. While Sister Joan's primary focus was education, her days were often filled with ferrying sick people to hospital, helping out with requests for payment of bills or comforting those in the community who were sick or dying. She also provided food assistance to 90 families each fortnight, providing rice, cooking oil and other essential items.
Sister Joan Evans PBVM is a remarkable Australian who has devoted her retirement years to making a difference in the Klong Toey slum communities - one child at a time. We congratulate Sr Joan Evans on the wonderful work she has done over the years and rejoice with her in this award. It is richly deserved as she has given herself unstintingly to serve the people of Thailand for many years.
This is the last newsletter for Term 2. Thank you to everyone for another positive term at Prendiville Catholic College. Have a wonderful midyear break and we look forward to Term 3.
Term 3 begins for students on Wednesday 18 July.
Parent/teacher interviews are on Tuesday 17 July.
For your children
PAUL LITHERLAND - CYBER SAFETY PARENT INVITATION
On Monday 25 June, Mr Paul Litherland will be speaking to all students in Years 7 - 12 about issues related to cyber safety. He will cover some of the following topics:
- Cyber Bullying – How to act, react and cope.
- Digital Citizenship – Where our kids are going, what they are using and how to stay safe.
- Online Footprint – How easy it is to find them and how to minimise this effect.
- Social Networking – How the networks work and how to overcome their reach.
- Online Gaming and Website Use – What are safe and unsafe practices.
- Information Sharing – Some great examples, tips and hints.
- Sexting & Sexploitation – Where kids are falling down and how vulnerable they can be.
- The Law – How it can protect them but also expose them to risk.
Paul worked for the Western Australian Police for 20 years. In recent years, his focus was in the area of technology crime.
Paul will also offer a session for parents commencing at 7.00pm on Monday 25 June in the Redmond Theatre. The goal of this presentation is to help parents better understand the networks and systems teens are engaging in and to improve communication related to their child's online activities. Paul will offer some tips and hints to help maintain sanity and peace of mind. The session will last approximately 90 minutes and will conclude with a question and answer session.
Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by Wednesday 20 June. Please include your name and the number of people attending.
If you have any queries regarding the above information please don’t hesitate to email.
Acting Deputy of Pastoral Welfare
All grandparents are invited to Prendiville Catholic College on Friday 10 August to share in the life of the College with their grandchild. Activities will include:
9.00am Mass with grandchildren
The day will commence at 9.00am with Mass in the Good Shepherd Chapel and conclude at approximately 11.00am after morning tea. If you wish to take part in Grandparents’ Day please make sure you RSVP by email to Mrs Marg Tavelli. Please indicate student’s name/s and the number of grandparents attending.
We look forward to seeing you all on Grandparent’s Day.
CHRISTIAN SERVICE LEARNING/BEAGLE BAY IMMERSION
Hello, this article is a bit of a mixed bag of a few things.
The first item I will mention is congratulations to the 40 students who took time out a couple of Thursdays ago to door-knock the local area to collect donations for the Salvation Army Red Shield Appeal. Their diligent efforts raised just over $600 for the good work of the Salvos!!
Recently all the Year 10 and 11 students across the College have had their Service Learning journals checked. Well done to the many students who have already achieved their 20 hours of service and especially to the number of students who have 50 or more hours of service - well done!!
A couple of reminders: Year 11 students, your journals and reflection essays are due late Term 3/early Term 4, and Year 10’s, your minimum of 10 hours will be checked mid Term 4. All students must complete their Service Learning programme to graduate. Don’t leave it too late to find opportunities. Many activities run earlier in the year and there is less as the year goes on. For ideas on what you can do and websites you can get ideas from, go to the Service Learning Portal through SEQTA.
Finally, this week a group of Year 10 students and staff have headed off on the Beagle Bay immersion programme. This is a great opportunity for all involved to experience the world’s oldest culture and see some of the challenges involved in being in a remote community. We head to Beagle Bay with a simple plan, we help them out with whatever they need us to do, so we could be helping in classroom, with sport or music or even whatever is required. If you want to see some of what is happening on this exciting immersion, please check out the posts through the College Instagram and Facebook platforms.
Christian Service Learning Coordinator
HBF RUN FOR A REASON – ‘FLICK YOUR KITS’
On Sunday May 27, eighteen Year 10 and 11 students took advantage of a fantastic Service Learning opportunity offered by the St Vincent de Paul Society. As a part of the HBF Run for a Reason event, participants were encouraged to contribute to the 'Flick your Kits' charity drive by donating clothing items before the race. These were in turn collected and bagged by our students over a four hour period and loaded onto the St Vinnies truck to be transported to their clothing depot.
Students are to be commended for making their own arrangements to arrive in the city and meet outside the Wesley Uniting Church by 6.15am. Their assistance proved invaluable as they worked diligently to move around the various collection points and collect the discarded jumpers and jackets amongst the 35,000 participants! A huge thank you to Paige Warner and Sharon Murphy who also braved the weather and early start to assist and supervise.
Feedback received throughout the week from St Vinnies detailed the results of Sunday’s haul:
- 1890.5 kgs of clothing collected (nearly 2 tonnes!!)
- It took 51 loads of washing to wash and dry it all
- They estimated that from the amount of loads and the size of the industrial washers, that it would be in the range of 220-230 bags collected altogether.
Not bad for four hours work on a Sunday!
A sincere thank you once again to everyone who committed and assisted to this worthwhile cause.
Brigid Head of House
ITALIAN EXCHANGE STUDENTS - 2018
It’s that time of the year again, where we throw open our College doors (and arms) to Italian exchange students. This year, Prendiville will be hosting six young ladies from Italy for eight weeks between 25 June and the end of August. The host students are:
- Dion Berry (Year 12) hosting Ludovica Nicosia from Cosenza (in the south)
- Tanisha Lizzi (Year 11) hosting Anna Moro from Pordenone (near Venice)
- Gemma Boothroyd (Year 11) hosting Matilde Luciano from Bergamo (in the north near Milan)
- Amelia Foster (Year 11) hosting Alice Meleri from Sondrio (far north near the Swiss border)
- Rebekah Hopkins (Year 10) hosting Mavi Aliani from Bari (in the south)
- Rhys Whiting (Year 10) hosting Cristina Dassi from Novara (in the north near Milan)
It is always an exciting time for our Prendiville students to host and make friends with someone from the other side of the world. These experiences can be life changing and it’s lovely to see that these relationships, forged across the globe, continue long after the eight weeks are over. Many past Prendivillians return to Italy to visit their exchange students and families in the years after school.
A huge thank you from the Italian Department to the wonderful families who open their homes and hearts to another teenager for eight weeks. We hope this year, like previous years, will be a truly unforgettable experience for you all.
Interhouse Surfing Carnival
On Saturday 16 June Prendiville held the 2018 Interhouse Surfing Carnival at Trigg beach. 75 students participated in the event for both surfing and bodyboarding. We could not have asked for better conditions on the day with beautiful sunshine, perfect winds and a 1.5m swell. We thank parents and guardians for arriving at the beach before sunrise and for the support throughout the day. The atmosphere was exciting and it was a great event bringing the Prendiville community together including competitors, supportive non-participating students, parents and teachers. There was a fantastic level of support for those showcasing their talents in the water. Thank you to all who helped on the day and well done to all participants. Congratulations to the following students who placed first for their events:
- Junior Girls Bodyboarding - Laney Van Der Kroon
- Junior Boys Bodyboarding -Declan McDowell
- Senior Girls Bodyboarding - Jacqui Stevens
- Senior Boys Bodyboarding - Liam Morgan
- Junior Girls Whitewater - Isla Jones
- Junior Boys Whitewater - Joshua Wenz
- Junior Girls Surfing - Ashleigh Westcott
- Junior Boys Surfing - Kane Aylward
- Senior Girls Surfing - Tyrah Spencer
- Senior Boys Surfing - Ben Hillen
The winter CAS finals will occur during Week 8 and 9 this term. It would be great to see parents/guardians, staff and students supporting the finals and last matches for each team. All games commence at 4pm either at the College or an away venue. Parents and students can access CAS results and fixtures via the following link:
This Wednesday 20 June, the Year 8/9 Boys AFL team will verse Irene McCormack at Prendiville in the grandfinal. The Year 7 Boys AFL team will have their final game on Thursday 21st June and have finished on top of the ladder. All other teams who make the finals will play in Week 9. Well done to all participants this year. The inter-school CAS round robin has been a high standard of competition and all students have shown fantastic commitment and sportsmanship.
Acting Sports Coordinator
Opening Hours MacKillop Library
Monday-Thursday: 7.30am – 5.30pm
Friday: 7.30am – 4.00pm
Recess and Lunch every day
Please note there is no supervision of students outside of these hours.
Get in early to organise your holiday reading. Our new fiction titles can be found on the bay ends in the fiction section of the Library.
Alternatively, visit our Wheelers eBook platform where you will find over 3000 titles which include fiction, non fiction and audio books. Our selection of eBooks is wide and varied. Our Wheelers eBooks are available to browse and borrow 24 hourly and can be accessed via the Wheelers App on their iPads.
Any problems playing the audio books, updating the Wheelers app should solve the issue.
Book Week Newsflash
We celebrate Book Week this year during Week 6 of Term 3. The theme for 2018 is Find Your Treasure. We plan to have a whole school dress up again which will take place on Wednesday 22nd August. Please start giving those costumes some thought. You can dress up in any treasure you have found in a book.
Year 7 Homework Club
Each Wednesday in L1 in the Library there is a Year 7 Homework Club, which is run by Year 11 & 12 students.
Study tutors are also available to help with schoolwork on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons in the Library between 3.30pm – 5.30pm.
LABOUR MARKET INFORMATION
Australian Jobs 2018
Australian Jobs is one of the country’s foremost jobs publications. It provides an easy-to-read overview of industry and occupation trends in the labour market, and is designed to meet the needs of students, career advisers, people looking for work and those involved in the national employment service, jobactive.
This year’s edition has identified four key trends:
- Labour market conditions are strong — employment is up by a robust 403,300 over the year to January 2018.
- Young people are benefiting from the strong labour market conditions — industries with large numbers of young workers include Retail Trade (around 386,000), Accommodation and Food Services (385,000) and Construction (175,000).
- Australia’s industry structure is changing — today, more than three in every four Australian workers are employed in a service industry, with much of the growth driven by Health Care and Social Assistance.
- There are now more jobs for higher skilled workers — the majority of employment growth over the past five years has been in occupations that generally require post-school qualifications, and this trend is likely to continue.
The full report and a series of data snapshots is available on the Australian Jobs page.
Download the Report - https://docs.jobs.gov.au/system/files/doc/other/australianjobs2018.pdf
TAFE – North Metropolitan Open Day
July 27-28 | Clarkson, WA
Did you know that if you have completed Year 10, you can start your exciting career in trades in 2019?
Come to our OPEN DAY — you can talk to lecturers, see our Clarkson campus, and sign up for a pre-apprenticeship.
Find out more - http://northmetrotafe.wa.edu.au/
Curtin Open Day
Sunday 29 July |10am to 4pm
Find out more - http://openday.curtin.edu.au/
Edith Cowan University Campus Tours
Wednesday, 4 July | South West (Bunbury) Campus
Tuesday, 10 July | Mount Lawley Campus
Wednesday, 11 July | Joondalup Campus
Wednesday, 26 September | Joondalup Campus
Tuesday, 2 October | South West (Bunbury) Campus
Wednesday, 3 October | Mount Lawley Campus
Find out more - https://www.ecu.edrfu.au/future-students/events/campus-tours
ECU International Night
Thursday 12 July | 6pm | Mt Lawley Campus
This is for International students:
- who aren't Australian citizens or permanent residents, New Zealand citizens, or Humanitarian Visa holders
- thinking about studying their first degree or undertaking postgraduate study
- wanting to better understand what ECU offers students
Our International Nights introduce you to our wide range of courses and the excellent support services you can expect as an international student. We'll cover topics such as course entry requirements, how to apply, fees and scholarships, student accommodation and more. And we'll show you the impressive facilities you can expect at our eight teaching schools.
ECU School of Medical and Health Sciences Info Session
Wednesday 22 August | 6pm | Joondalup Campus
If you have a passion for enhancing the quality of people's lives, this is a study area that offers you a variety of employment opportunities.
ECU School of Science Info Sessions
Science Showcase Evening
Thursday, 23 August, 6.00pm, Joondalup Campus
Security and Computing Information Evening
Wednesday, 19 September, 6.00pm, Joondalup Campus
Our Science graduates keep their career options open by studying emerging disciplines like Counter Terrorism, Sustainability, Cyber Security, or Environmental Management.
Find out more - https://www.ecu.edu.au/future-students/events/science
ECU School of Nursing and Midwifery Info Session
Friday 24 August | 6pm
ECU has the largest Nursing program and the only dual Nursing/Midwifery degree in Western Australia – and our facilities are hard to beat too!
ECU Open Day
Joondalup - Sun 22 Jul 10am - 3pm
Mount Lawley & Waapa - Sun 12 Aug 10am - 3pm
South West - Sun 26 Aug 12pm - 3pm
Find out more and register - https://www.ecu.edu.au/future-students/open-day-registration
Murdoch Uni Open Day
Saturday 28 July | 10am to 4pm
Join us at Open Day 2018 to explore your Think. Discover our wide range of courses and find the one that’s right for you. Academics, students and staff are available all day to answer your questions, show you around and help you uncover where your Think could take you.
More detailed information, including the full program, will be available closer to Open Day 2018.
Find out more - http://www.murdoch.edu.au/study/open-day
UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME
University of Notre Dame Perth – A Day in the Life of a Uni Student
July 6 | Fremantle
Experience A Day in the Life of a Uni Student at our beachside campus in Freo and discover why students say their Notre Dame education experience is #1 in WA.
University of Notre Dame Perth – Open Day
August 19 | Fremantle
Discover the Notre Dame difference while exploring our Campus in Freo’s West End on Open Day. There will be delicious eats, live music, course advice and more!
Find out more - https://www.notredame.edu.au/events-items/open-day-freo
University of Notre Dame Perth - Admissions Info & Expo Evening
September 6 | University of Notre Dame Fremantle
A Notre Dame student panel which will provide first hand insight into what it is like to study and be part of the Notre Dame community.
UNIVERSITY OF WA
UWA Year 12 Individual Advisory Sessions
10 July | 10am – 7.30pm (make an individual appointment)
These school holiday sessions are designed to help answer your questions about future study.
Parents/guardians are welcome to attend.
Bookings are essential due to a limited number of sessions.
UWA Campus Tours
Join us for an informal morning tea after the tour. Our Future Students team will also be available to answer questions on courses, entry requirements and the UWA student experience.
Can't make it to one of our campus tours? You can still view the UWA Perth campus via our virtual tours.
UWA Open Day
Sunday 12 August | 10am to 4pm
Whether you're a future student, parent, teacher or member of the community, there will be so much for you to discover, experience and enjoy on the day.
Explore our amazing campus while you chat to current students, meet our world-class teaching and research staff, and take part in a huge variety of entertainment, activities, tours, displays and information sessions on offer during the day.
Find out more - https://study.uwa.edu.au/openday/
CQU – Open Day
Perth – 23 August
Find out more - https://www.cqu.edu.au/campaigns/open-days
THE HUB OF EXCITEMENT
Tim O Magic
Just a quick 'heads up' to our Prendiville College Community on up-coming events at the Hub. One of our own, TIM O MAGIC, is coming to the Redmond Theatre on the Monday July 2nd for two shows 10AM & 2PM https://www.trybooking.com/book/event?eid=390845 'Your Eyes Are Telling Lies RELOADED'. Book early for the best seats in the house. It is a sensational family show for that first day of the break when Mums and Dads are looking for something different to entertain loved ones. Tim has a new trick that has his sidekick, Sasha levitating across the stage ……. it has to be seen to be believed. Turn the link viral before we all disappear!! Seeing is believing.
Fencing Master Classes
Master Fencer and Olympic representative and future parent of a Prendiville student, Maitre Tuko Maia is keen to start Fencing Classes and Wheelchair Fencing here at The Hub (College Gym) in mid-July. Tuko is a Master Fencing Coach keen to begin a culture fencing here in the northern suburbs.
Click on the link to get started or email Tuko email@example.com if you have any queries.
W.A. Cricket Academy Winter Clinics
The clinics continue at The Hub via The W.A. Cricket Academy these holidays. Clinics for both boys and girls @ 9AM till 12NOON on July 9th – 11th. Then Girls only, same times, from July 12th till 13th. Click on the link to book a spot.
Scroll down to THE HUB for posters and further details.
P & F QUIZ NIGHT
The P&F major focus for next term is a quiz night. This year we invite all students and their families to come along for a great community building event. Get together a group of your friends and challenge each other.
Come along to the gym on Friday 3rd August - 7.00pm start. (Doors open at 6.30pm). There will be prizes for the winning students’ table as well as for the overall winning table on the night.
Tables of 8
Tickets - $5
BYO food and drinks
(There will not be food or drinks available for purchase on the night.)
We hope that this event will be a night well supported by our families and are sure that a lot of fun will be had by all. Tickets available soon from trybooking.com ($40 per table)
Your generosity is sought….
The P&F committee ask for the support of all Prendiville families for the upcoming quiz night. We would like all families to send in an item suitable to use as a prize on the night. (Wine, chocolates, beauty products, gift cards, vouchers, household items etc...). If your family is in the position to provide vouchers for goods and services for your business, we would love to have your support and we thank you for your generosity. We will proudly advertise your business on the night. Donations can be sent into the front office by Wednesday 25th July.
The aim of the night is to build community spirit within the school and we hope that you are able to support us and join us for a fun evening on the 3rd August.
Thank you for your support.
Support Prendiville Catholic College and you’ll be rewarded!
Help us raise funds for our School by buying a 2018 | 2019 Entertainment Membership and for a limited time, you’ll receive 2x BONUS EVENT Cinemas Saver eTickets in time for the school holidays! Hurry, stocks are sure to run out.
Enter promotional code ‘EVENTGIFT’ at checkout and you will receive your eTickets via your email inbox within 48 business hours.
Redeem your EVENT Cinemas eTickets at participating EVENT Cinemas. Click here to find out more.
Here are just a few of the many offers to enjoy with an Entertainment Membership:
SIMON PETER CARE
The Pastoral Care Program of the St Simon Peter Parish with the help of our volunteers will offer short-term emergency care for anyone who lives in the community.
To enquire about these services please contact:
- Angela 0422 341 312 Bereavement
- Bea 0427 064 511 Family Support/meals
- Russell 0405 274 790 Gardening/handyman
- Gerry 0408 990 417 Home Help
- Paul 0407 483 420 Transport
- Henry 0467 731 653 Visitation
- Liz 0412 679 829 Visitation
- Parish Office 9300 4885 Mon-Tues 9am-12pm
Mastermind Tutoring Holiday Program
For any students keen to enrol in a tutoring program during the July break then Mastermind, operating out of Mindarie College, are eligible for discount exclusive for Prendiville students. When enrolling and paying, just quote the fact that you attend Prendiville and you will get $60 off per class taken. These courses may be the difference a good score and an outstanding score!! See Mr Greenwood if you have further queries.
ATAR Revision Sessions
Following the success and demand of our 2017 program, ECU are pleased to announce they will be offering FREE ATAR revision sessions in 2018 for current Year 12 students. We will be offering a variety of subjects, delivered by engaging and enthused teachers, currently teaching the 2018 syllabus.
Each ATAR revision session comprises a four hour seminar covering:
- The Year 12 syllabus per subject;
- examination techniques and hints specific to the revision subject;
- a question and answer session; and
- a copy of revision notes
Year 12 subjects for 2018 include:
- Human Biology
- Maths Applications
- Maths Methods (New for 2018)
- Maths Specialist (Joondalup campus only)
The sessions will run at our Joondalup and South West (Bunbury) campuses between 24-28 September 2018.
How to register
To secure your place for the sessions you would like to attend and for details on the dates and subjects available, please head to:
Joondalup Campus https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ATARJoondalup2018
South West (Bunbury) Campus https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ATARSouthWest2018
If you require any further queries about the ATAR Revision Sessions please contact the School of Science. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday 22 June - Year 10 retreat.
Monday 25 June - Surf Online Safe Parent Information Night, 7pm, Redmond Theatre
Monday 25 June - FlexEd information evening, 6pm
Tuesday 26 June - Music soloists evening, 6.30pm
Thursday 28 June - LinkEd information evening, 6pm, Edith Cowan College
Friday 29 June - End of term
Monday 16 - Tuesday 17 July - Pupil free days
Tuesday 17 July - Parent Teacher interviews
Wednesday 18 July - Term 3 commences
Thursday 19 and Friday 20 July - Year 11 Retreat
REGULAR MASS TIMES
St Simon Peter Parish, Ocean Reef
Sat - 6pm, Sun - 8am, 10am and 5pm
Our Lady of the Mission Parish, Whitfords
Sat - 6.30pm, Sun - 8am, 9.30am, 11am and 5.45pm
St Andrews Parish, Clarkson
Sat - 6pm, Sun - 7.30am, 9am and 5.30pm
St Luke's Parish, Woodvale
Sat - 6pm, Sun - 8am and 9.30am
St Anthony's Parish, Wanneroo
Sat - 6.30pm, Sun - 7.30am, 9am and 6pm
All Saint's Parish, Greenwood
Sat - 6pm, Sun - 7.30am, 9am, 10.30am and 5.30pm
St John Paul II Catholic Primary School, Banksia Grove
Mon to Sat - 8am, Sat - 6pm, Sun - 9.30am
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