Last Friday, the Year 7s travelled to Brisbane for a day at the Ekka. For many of them this was their first time at the Brisbane Royal Show, and the sights and sounds of the show did not disappoint.
Blessed with perfect weather, the start of Book Week was celebrated with a free dress day and a ‘Bears, Books and Blankets family picnic.
St Joseph’s School welcomed parents of prospective Prep students for 2019 at open sessions held on Tuesday 1st August and Wednesday 8th August.
Last week St Joseph’s Year 11 and 12 Biology and Geography students ventured into the field for a three day excursion to the second largest sand island in Australia, North Stradbroke Island.
This term, in Project Based Learning, the Year 10 students have been given a task to create a project that benefits people globally.
Last Friday, St Joseph’s staff attended the annual Bishop’s Inservice Day held at St Saviour’s College in Toowoomba. This day is an opportunity for all staff members from Catholic schools to gather with colleagues from other schools.
Last week was Catholic Education Week for Catholic Schools and Parishes in the 5 Dioceses of Queensland. This event is held each year to promote the special ethos of Catholic Schools and to highlight the great things that happen in Catholic Schools every day. The theme of this year’s celebration was, “Discovering New Horizons.
On Thursday, 19th July 2018, students from the Senior Ancient History class travelled to Brisbane to view an exhibition at the Queensland Museum, “Egyptian Mummies: Exploring Ancient Lives”.
Last Monday to Wednesday, a School Renewal and Improvement Review was conducted at St Joseph’s School. The purpose of this Toowoomba Catholic School quadrennial school review is to engage the school community in a process of self-reflection and continual renewal, to ensure the school review focus is on the quality of teaching and learning in a Catholic environment, to provide the school community with an opportunity to participate in a thorough reflection on their school’s effectiveness and to provide an external panel perspective including findings and improvement strategies to celebrate and improve teaching and learning.
On Thursday 19th and Friday 20th July, the Real Talk Team visited and worked with students in Years 7-11. This same organisation worked with staff at a Professional Development Day at the beginning of the year. Year 12 students will be working with the Real Talk Team during their annual retreat which is held in November.
Granite Belt Maths Team Challenge
- Oct 17, 2018
Warwick State High Maths Team Challenge
- Oct 17, 2018
St Joseph’s goes yellow for ‘R U OK? Day’
- Oct 09, 2018
Workshopping social issues an enlightening experience for St Joseph’s Students.
- Oct 09, 2018
New Signage to Communicate to the Community
- Sep 18, 2018