St Joseph's School, Stanthorpe | Living Mercy since 1875

From the Principal

The Importance of Reading

I was reminded of the importance we play as parents and carers in helping our children to read and learn when we welcomed the new Prep students for 2018, with their parents and carers, to the school this week. It was an exciting time to see all these wonderful young people having their first experience together before they start school next year. ...more...

What Makes A Leader

What is leadership? Leadership is a collective, not singular, activity – everyone acting together for the common good. Leadership is not one person directing others or doing something to others so they do what he or she wants them to do. Leadership is about doing influential acts of encouragement, empowerment, support, facilitation and service. At the heart of leadership is service of others. It is not about “I”, it is about “we”. ...more...

News

Students attend Mooting Competition

Students attend Mooting Competition

On Monday 14th May, Year 12 Legal Studies students Joshua Mahoney, Natasha Petroccitto and Jessica Munson travelled to Toowoomba to take part in the first round of the USQ Legal Studies Mooting Competition. A moot is a mock judicial proceeding set up to examine a hypothetical case as an academic exercise. ...more...

Faith in Action

Faith in Action

St Joseph’s School prides itself on teaching students how to live out the Mercy Values of Compassion, Options for the Poor, Mercy & Justice, Service and Dignity. The Student Leaders, during their year of leadership, ensure they are examples of these Mercy Values and depict ways for their peers to follow their lead.  ...more...

St Joseph’s School host SDRC Youth Council

St Joseph’s School host SDRC Youth Council

The Southern Downs Youth Council is an advisory committee whose role is to represent the voice of young people who live, work, study or volunteer in the Southern Downs region and provide input into Council activities and decisions.  ...more...