This semester the Stage 3 students have been completing a major project integrating S.O.S.E. and English. The students have been set the task of choosing a topic that relates to multicultural Australia.
Each year Students from Years 3-7 are offered the opportunity to participate in the Australian Schools Competitions in the areas of Science, Computer Skills, English and Mathematics.
Last Monday night the Stanthorpe Lions Club invited Leo Club President Bridget Campbell, Leo of the Year Sophie Sims and her family to their meeting.
St Joseph’s School has always tried to support members of the community of Stanthorpe. One ongoing commitment to the community involves students volunteering to assist with Meals on Wheels.
After much discussion with staff, the Athletics Carnival took on a different path this year for the younger students, aged 5 to 8 years. A decision was made for these students to participate in their own carnival specifically designed to meet their physiological and developmental needs.
Students from St Joseph’s Secondary Choir and St Joseph’s Vocal Ensemble were invited to sing at “Voices of Stanthorpe” which is a community event held at the Art Gallery last Sunday afternoon.
The Students and staff of Stage 3 value reading and this term they have not only focused on reading novels for homework, but also analysing the characters and the motivations behind their actions and the cause, effects and resolution of conflicts.
Last term the Year 4 class had some exciting and fun lessons in Italian with their LOTE teacher Ms Sandra Miller.
Welcome back to Students and Staff to what will be another demanding and busy term.
Book Week is the longest running children's festival in Australia, celebrating its 65th birthday in 2010. Each year, St Joseph’s joins many schools and public libraries from all over Australia in celebrating books and Australian authors and illustrators.