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.
The Southern Downs Youth Council is an advisory committee whose role is to represent the voice of young people who live, work, study or volunteer in the Southern Downs region and provide input into Council activities and decisions.
As part of the Year of Youth celebrations, the Toowoomba Catholic Schools Office arranged for renowned American musician Jesse Manibusan to visit schools to perform and conduct workshops with the students.
Last Saturday night, the Bathersby Stadium was transformed back in time to the 1980s. Over 250 people took the opportunity to dress up in 80s fashion, and turn back the clock to relive this fascinating period. An array of costumes were on display as trivia fanatics gathered for this St Joseph’s P&F Association fundraising event.
Last term, the Year 11/12 Industrial Technology students worked on the final stages of a school community project designed for Early Years children, a cubby house. In 2017, the Year 11/12 Industrial Technology students interviewed the Prep class about what they wanted for their class cubby house.
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