As part of the Faith in Action Project, and in line with his Mercy Value of Mercy & Justice, St Joseph’s Prefect Joshua Mahoney organised events last Friday in support of the organisation, Swags for Homeless.
Five Year 8 Agriculture Students were lucky enough to attend a drone training workshop with qualified drone pilot instructors recently.
On Monday 4th June, Tamsyn Rosenberg, Founder and CEO of the ALIVE Organisation, made a return visit to St Joseph’s School. Tamsyn and her team, who were at the school last term as part of the National Action against Bullying Day, had the opportunity to work with the Year 11 and 12 students.
On Tuesday 29th May, the three Year 12’s in the St Joseph’s Mooting Team competed in the second round of the USQ Legal Studies Mooting Competition in Toowoomba. In this round of the competition, students competed against Fairholme College, advocating for appellant.
As winter is fast approaching, many of us can take for granted that we enjoy hot meals and a warm, comfy bed. Sadly, many within our community aren’t so fortunate. The work of our local St Vincent de Paul ensures many of the less fortunate are taken care of, especially during these long winter months.
The Queensland Government will introduce new senior assessment and tertiary entrance systems for Year 11 students in 2019. Key changes will be the introduction of common external assessments, the strengthening of the quality and comparability of school-based assessment and the replacement of the Overall Position (OP) with the Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR). St Joseph’s School has been preparing for this system change for the past 18 months.
The Year 7 Geography students enjoyed a morning of perfect winter sunshine as they collected data for their “Liveability” assessment last Friday morning.
When asked to define the term “leadership”, there will generally be a consensus of opinion around the qualities that a person should exhibit if they aspire to be a leader.
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.
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.