24th Week of Ordinary Time
This week marks an end point in our Class of 2017’s formal learning journey that was initiated in Kindergarten in 2005. They have been a noteworthy year group whom have endeavoured for the greater good to maintain the name of “Aquinas Catholic College” and seen that it has sustained widespread community esteem. Student leadership, excellence in social justice, performing arts, sport, debating, Timor Léste immersion, academic pursuits, commitment to Blood Bank, Peer Support, ‘Girls’ nights in’, pancake production, Vinnies sleep outs, staff trivia challenges and care for each other have been major characteristics of the Year 12 group. We keep all of them in our prayers are they prepare for the Higher School Certificate examinations and the actuality of life outside the Aquinas gates. It is our hope that they make the most of the opportunities that they have been delivered by the backing and kindness of their families and the labours of Aquinas staff over the last six years and their primary educators in the previous seven. Godspeed Year 12 and continue to be
Please find attached a letter to parents and carers from His Grace, Archbishop Anthony, co-signed by Dr Dan White Executive Director of SCS, with respect to the postal survey on marriage. The letter is a genuine endeavour to articulate, in a sensitive and thoughtful manner, a Catholic perspective on the marriage debate.
A reminder to all families that Term 4 begins on Monday October 9th and by then we will also be in Eastern Standard Daylight Saving Time.
Dear Parents and Caregivers,
Thank you to the small, yet strong, contingent of parents and caregivers who attended the seminar last Wednesday evening about Staying Safe Online. Great discussion was had, as well as some useful strategies being shared among the group. As a result of the success of this evening, a follow up session will be held early next term. Details about this event will be in this newsletter, as well as being texted to parents and caregivers.
These videos show how to manage a device using the Parental Control options which are built into the device’s own operating system.
Computers & Laptops
Smartphones and Tablets
Controlling YouTube Content
Students and parents can connect with our school Learning Management System run by SEQTA Software. Students and Parents can use the links below to access the portal that is relevant to your needs. Students access SEQTA Learn and Parents/Carers access SEQTA Engage
Skills courses will be run in the parish later this year. Details are as follows ...
NB: the early bird cut off date is 1st Aug.
Full details are available in this Skills for Children flyer.
NB: the early bird cut off date is 3rd Oct.
Full details are available in this Skills for Teenagers flyer.
Congratulations to the HSC Class of 2016
Congratulations to the HSC Class of 2016 … 76% of subjects above state average
Congratulations to the HSC Class of 2016 … 50 Band 6s / E4s
Congratulations to the HSC Class of 2016 … 248 Band 5s / E3s
Congratulations to the HSC Class of 2015 … 298 Band 5s / 6s or E3s / E4s
Aquinas Catholic College Menai is a co-educational, Years 7-12, Catholic High school, established in 1993. The present accommodation includes the Administration Building, College library, general classrooms and the full range of specialist rooms.
College Dux Jushua Swan
HSC Courses above state average
50 Band 6's / E4's
Band 5's / E3's
Ph: (02) 9543 0188 | Fax: (02) 9541 0398 | Anzac Rd, Menai NSW
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