Federal Election 2016: Parties asked about Catholic education priorities
24 JUNE 2016
The National Catholic Education Commission (NCEC) recently sent a series of questions to the Coalition and to the Australian Labor Party, providing the parties with the opportunity to outline how their policies will support students and families in Australian schools, including Catholic schools. Today, the NCEC has released the following which summarises the parties' responses.
Catholic school Principals to sleep on the street
21 JUNE 2016
This Thursday evening, two Catholic primary school principals from the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle will sleep on the streets of Newcastle in an effort to raise money and bring attention to the fact that on any given night, more than 100,000 people across Australia experience homelessness*.
St Joseph's Denman wins Upper Hunter Science & Engineering Challenge
20 JUNE 2016
On Thursday, 16 June, the St Joseph's Primary School, Denman, the Year 5/6 class competed in the Upper Hunter Science and Engineering Challenge.
Michael Eccleston begins run for refugee awareness
17 JUNE 2016
All Saints College, St Joseph's Campus, Lochinvar teacher, Michael Eccleston, began his 150km Refugee Awareness Run this afternoon (Friday) at St Joseph's High School, Aberdeen, surrounded by cheering staff and students.
SFX student selected as Australasian delegate for Harvard Model United Nations
16 JUNE 2016
Year 12, St Francis Xavier’s College, Hamilton student Olivia March, has been selected as one of 15 high school students to represent Australasia at Harvard Model United Nations in January 2017.
01 JUNE 2016
In an effort to inform people of the plight of refugees, St Joseph’s Campus, Lochinvar, teacher, Michael Eccleston, is embarking on a Refugee Awareness Run from Aberdeen to Mayfield this month.
NSW Polding Winter Sports trials
31 MAY 2016
The NSW Polding Winter Sports trials were held in Bathurst earlier this Term. The Maitland-Newcastle Open league team was highly successful, going through the rounds undefeated.
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20 December 2016
The name of the Hunter's newest secondary school is officially announced – St Bede's Catholic College, Chisholm
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