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Rediscovering beauty

By Emilie Ng SYDNEY Catholic woman Judi Limbers hopes young Brisbane women can fight a culture of negative body image with help from her homegrown business, Workshop. The educational organisation, formed in 2011, offers interactive and holistic beauty, friendship, social media and identity programs to schools and youth groups, ... Read More »

Passionate for science

SUSAN Peatey’s decision to be a teacher at 40 has been vindicated after the educator received recognition at the 2014 Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science. The science teacher at St Columba’s Primary School,Wilston, was runner-up for the Prime Minister’s Award for Excellence in science teaching in primary schools. Adelaide teacher ... Read More »

Award for VET program

ST Columban’s College, Caboolture, has won this year’s national Australian Training Awards – School Pathways to VET Award. It was third time lucky for the college who were finalists in 2012 and 2013. Hosted by the Federal Government, the ATA are the peak national awards for the Vocational Education and ... Read More »

All Hallows’ community counts super-storm cost

By Paul Dobbyn SHATTERED stained-glass windows in All Hallows’ School chapel and collapsed ceilings and water damage throughout the historic school are reminders of the ferocity of the November 27 super storm. To add further drama to an already dramatic day, one of the school’s buses burst into flames and ... Read More »

Film hit for St Ita’s

By Emilie Ng EIGHT budding filmmakers have made St Ita’s Primary School, Dutton Park history after being named finalists at this year’s international film festival Tropfest Jr. The Catholic primary school students created a four-minute film that has landed them as one of 15 finalists in the world’s largest short-film ... Read More »

Artistic welcome to G20 visitors

STUDENTS at St Pius X Primary School, Salisbury, used their artistic skills to show what they love about Brisbane as part of the G20 Cultural Celebrations Children’s Art Project. The Year 5 students were among 21 schools invited to create artworks inspired by the themes of the G20, including the ... Read More »

Emerging artists on show

CREATIVE artwork from students at St Brendan’s Primary School, Moorooka, and a talented artist from Marymount College, Burleigh Waters, topped this year’s Brisbane Catholic Education Prize for Art Competition. St Brendan’s whole-school artwork impressed judges who gave it top spot in the primary school section while Aisling Waugh’s pencil drawing ... Read More »

First place for St Ita’s team

SEVEN boys from St Ita’s School, Dutton Park, flew to the Tournament of Minds’ Australasian and Pacific Finals in Melbourne to compete for “survival”. After achieving first place in the state finals, second place going to St Ita’s girls’ team, the boys were off to Melbourne. St Ita’s specialty field ... Read More »

Catholic teachers among state’s most inspirational educators

TWO Catholic educators have been honoured by Queensland’s prestigious education awards at tonight’s World Teachers’ Day celebrations in Brisbane’s Parliament House. St Joseph’s Nudgee College principal Daryl Hanly received the top award for his outstanding contribution to teaching. The Queensland College of Teachers regarded Mr Hanly as “one of the ... Read More »

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