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...

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PARENT INFORMATION SESSIONS

PARENT INFORMATION SESSIONS

“As the Principal of St Joseph’s School, I feel it is important that we keep the lines of communication open and honest. The staff and I are aiming to ensure parents are comfortable to ask questions and to actively engage in their son/daughter’s education,” Mr Kendall said. “In the past week on both campuses, we have extended invitations to parents to visit the school and engage with where we are heading." ...more...

WORLD READ ALOUD DAY

WORLD READ ALOUD DAY

Thursday 1st February was World Read Aloud Day. Every year, on this day, people all around the globe read aloud together and share stories to advocate for literacy as a human right that belongs to all people.  ...more...

SPECIAL VISITORS FROM FINLAND

SPECIAL VISITORS FROM FINLAND

In 1984, Petri Laitinen was a Rotary exchange student who completed Year 12 at Stanthorpe State High School. Petri enjoyed his year staying with families such as David and Judy Lee and Helen and Neville Jones.  ...more...