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Celebrating the end of secondary schooling

Several students from Catholic secondary schools in Melbourne have achieved the top Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR) of 99.95.


St Monica’s College world champions

A team of students from St Monica’s College, Epping, has won the Australian-International Model Solar Challenge with their solar-powered boat.


2018 in Review

The 2018 Year in Review film was recently shown at the annual Celebration of Principalship. The updated films for each term are now available.


End the school funding standoff

Catholic Education Melbourne is urging the Victorian state government to end the stand-off with the Commonwealth over school funding.


Farewelled with love

Teachers at Caroline Chisholm Catholic College, Braybrook, have left a parting gift for the school’s students.


Walk with hope

Primary and secondary principals gathered last week to celebrate all of their achievements in 2018, welcome new principals and farewell their colleagues.


Enterprise and Care at Holy Spirit School

Holy Spirit School in Ringwood North raised $2,400 for CatholicCare through a Small Business Expo held at the school last term.


Aquinas named netball School of the Year

Last month Aquinas College, Ringwood, was recognised by Netball Victoria as ‘School of the Year’ at its Community Awards.


2018 Melbourne Water KTK Conference

St Justin’s School, Wheelers Hill, was one of the participants in this year’s Kids Teaching Kids, a two-day conference held at Melbourne University and the Collingwood Children’s Farm.


Buddy bench design

VCAL students at Marian College, Sunshine West, donated a ‘buddy bench’ to St Lawrence School, Derrimut with the hope that it will help create many friendships in coming years.


Tony O’Byrne - 50 years a leader

Colleagues, friends and family gathered last Thursday to celebrate Tony O’Byrne’s 50 years of service in Catholic education and his unparalleled trajectory as an educator and leader.


Leadership in action

Mark Murphy, Principal of Marcellin College, Bulleen, is one of the recipients of Principals Australia Institute’s annual John Laing Professional Development Awards.


Shanghai beckons for Marymede's Robo Roos

Year 7 students from Marymede Catholic College, South Morang, are the first-ever Australian team to compete at the World Educational Robot Contest to be held in Shanghai, China.


School celebrates at garden awards

St James the Apostle School, won the 2018 South Western Metropolitan Regional Award for primary & special schools with more than 280 students at the Victorian Schools Garden Awards (VSGA).


From darkness to light

Year 12 students from Our Lady of Sion College, Box Hill, have been providing support to people seeking a better life in Australia.


Leap of faith

Ten students from Simonds Catholic College, West Melbourne, have been welcomed into the Catholic faith at St Mary Star of the Sea Church in West Melbourne.


A Connected Community

Santa Maria College, Northcote, has a new space for students and staff to explore life’s deeper questions.


Monkey business

Holly from St Catherine’s School, Moorabbin, is using monkeys to support a unique fundraiser for women and children in Cambodia.


Avila College student represents Victoria in Legacy public speaking competition

Avila College, Mount Waverley, student, Milagros Vargas, participated in the Legacy Junior Public Speaking Award program where she was runner-up in the Victorian State Final. 


Enough of the hypocrisy and ignorance on school funding

Ross Gittins’ Fairfax Media comment piece today is yet another example of the hypocritical and ignorant attacks being made by public education advocates on funding for Catholic schools.


Partnership builds outdoor classroom

St John’s Regional College, Dandenong, presented their handmade outdoor furniture to students, staff and parents at St Francis de Sales Catholic Primary School, Lynbrook.