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Year 3 students give pocket money to the poor

Helping others: Year 7 students Mya Hillman (centre) and friends Asha Cahill, Alex McAvoy, Elise Welsh, Natalie Welsh, Adrian Chan and Max Chan gave their pocket money to help a school in East Timor.

By Emilie Ng MYA Hillman is only eight years old but the St Joseph’s Primary School, Kangaroo Point  student has already proven to be a budding philanthropist. The Year 3 student donated all her pocket money to her self-organised raffle raising money to build an early learning centre in a sister school in East Timor. “Well I’ve always wanted to do ... Read More »

Unleashing power

Leading lights: Some of the student leaders at the Powerhouse of Leaders

By Isaac Murphy BRISBANE archdiocese’s young leaders of today and tomorrow gave their hearts to facing the challenges before them now and into the future when they gathered for the annual Powerhouse of Leaders at Brisbane Powerhouse on Monday (May 25). Student leaders from 36 secondary schools across the archdiocese attended the event which was hosted by Brisbane Catholic Education. ... Read More »

Message sent with five golds

All gold: Kayaker Matt Messenger wearing his gold medals.

By Isaac Murphy IT’S a rare and special occurrence when a young man finds his calling; when success follows it’s just a bonus. Matt Messenger is one of the lucky ones, with the unassuming Year 7 Ambrose Treacy College student having claimed five gold medals at the recent National Kayak Sprint Championships. “We had school canoe club in the pool ... Read More »

Disaster inspires $26,000 donation

Reaching out: Lourdes Hill College students Caitlin Kearney, Grace Alchin, Tessa Onraet and Tahnee Snelleksz with their $26,000 cheque for Caritas Australia’s Project Compassion.

By Emilie Ng TOUCHED by the shocking devastation in Vanuatu after a recent cyclone, Lourdes Hill College students cleaned out their wallets to raise more than $26,000 for the country’s worst-hit homes. Year 12 student Tessa Onraet was among those leading the school’s biggest fundraising effort. The entire school community raised a total of $26,713.65 for Caritas Australia’s Project Compassion ... Read More »

Birthday bash at St Laurence’s for a grand century

Double centenary: St Laurence’s College Old Boy Robert Scott, 100, cuts the Laurie’s 100th birthday cake with school captain Zane Playle and the school’s youngest student Euen Lynch.

By Emilie Ng SECOND World War veteran Robert Scott celebrated the first of two 100th birthdays at a special event for students and staff at St Laurence’s College, South Brisbane. The college, which is in the middle of centenary celebrations, invited Mr Scott, the oldest living past student and turning 100 in October, to help cut the birthday cake at his ... Read More »

Honouring the Anzacs

AS the nation came together to commemorate 100 years since the first Anzacs landed on the shores of Gallipoli, many Catholic schools in their own special way remembered those who had made the ultimate sacrifice. At Holy Family School, Indooroopilly, members of the National Servicemen’s Pipe and Drums Band joined serving and retired defence force personnel for a commemorative service. ... Read More »

Ringing in new beginning

By Emilie Ng HIGH school can seem like unfamiliar territory to most starting students, but not for boys at Ambrose Treacy College. A majority of the new Catholic school’s first intake students had been there the previous year when the school was originally Nudgee Junior College. Waking up for the first day of his new school was “pretty straight forward” ... Read More »

Prayers for refugees on patron’s day

MARY MacKillop College, Nundah celebrated St Joseph’s Day with a special focus on refugees. St Mary MacKillop and Fr Julian Tenison Woods chose St Joseph, who embraced truth and courage and was known by many titles including – the Dreamer; the Worker; the Protector; the Carpenter, as the patron for their Josephite Sisters, who founded the college. He was also ... Read More »

Expo helps students in ‘making a difference together’

By Isaac Murphy SOCIALLY aware students converged on Iona College’s Social Justice and Mission Expo on Tuesday, March 17, to collaborate and expand on their growing sense of social awareness. The event was held in Iona’s performing Arts Centre, where students first listened to presentations from leading social justice groups from around Australia, before being given the opportunity to display ... Read More »

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