Elbow deep in soil and vegetable scraps, the Year 5 & 6 students are all smiles at St Joseph’s as they begin the development of a large scale practical environmental project.
The surf was certainly up this week when twenty-six Year 11 and 12 Geography students visited the Gold Coast. Students are currently studying a unit on the coastal environment and the best practice methods that are being used to manage these important areas of our world.
Secondary students are engaging in a wide variety of innovative learning experiences in Mathematics, Science and Technology departments this term which have been engaging, challenging and at times, chaotic.
Under the banner of the Mercy Value - ‘Respect’ students from Year 7-12 of St Joseph’s School were encouraged to dress in their finest camo gear to help fundraise for the Veterans Care Association.
St Joseph’s Students will be stepping out on the Futsal court in new uniforms this year. The School has purchased Girls and Boys futsal uniforms to have students representing their school with pride
On Wednesday 1st February, the St Joseph’s school community welcomed in it’s 2017 School Leaders. In a traditional ceremony, held after the start of year Mass, Sports Captains, Student Leaders and Student Captains were inducted into their new positions.
After a strong performance in the Semi-Final against St Ursula’s, St Joseph’s Stanthorpe took on the much larger St Joseph’s College Toowoomba in the final of the Red Lion Plate. Playing in Toowoomba the match began evenly with both teams tightly pressuring in attack and defence.
On Sunday 28 August, 2 teams of students , coordinated by Mr Fleming and accompanied by Mrs Muller, Mr Irvin and parents, competed in the Toowoomba Region Opti – MINDS challenge in Gatton. The Challenge is an inclusive team challenge which empowers participants to Think, Create and Communicate and gives them an opportunity to participate in open ended, creative problem solving events with exciting challenges that require experimentation and reward sustainable practice and divergent thinking.
It was all about internet safety this week at St Joseph School when on Wednesday 3rd August Brett Lee from Internet Safe Families visited the campus to chat to primary and secondary students, parents and teachers about internet safety.
This year, for the first time, a student team from St Joseph’s travelled to Toowoomba to take part in the Darling Downs Robocup Junior competition, held as a regional event at the Clive Berghofer Centre at USQ on Tuesday 26th July.