At the end of Term 2, Year 5 students were learning about the early Church in Australia in their Religion Class. Interestingly we learnt that there were no Catholic Priests until the1800’s. So what did Early Australian Catholics do? They prayed the Rosary. It was a big part of their lives, praying the rosary kept their faith alive.
From time to time there are opportunities in academic study in which students can get really creative, and becoming your favourite written character is definitely one of them.
Year One students visited the Stanthorpe Museum on Friday 29th May as part of their class history unit ‘What Was It Like?’, looking what life was like for children in the past.
On Tuesday the 19th May the St Joseph’s Young Winemakers Program students took part in a winery tour to investigate different way local wineries promote and market their products and attract customers to their cellar doors.
Mr Stanley visited the school last week to address students pushing out the message of ‘Chill out and walk away’, an anti-violence message for youth.
This year’s production of ‘Annie’ is looking to be bigger and better than ever with one of the highest participation by students the school has seen.
Undertaking a school leadership position at St Joseph’s is no empty promise. Leaders don’t just set an example, their goal is to inspire others and make a difference in the school and wider community. St Joseph’s Leader Thomas Jensen, who represents the school Mercy Value, Options for the Poor, undertook a fundraiser this term that was highly ambitious and required a great deal of commitment and planning.
St Joseph’s Year 11 Physics students travelled to Dreamword on the Gold Coast on Thursday 5th March as part of the current unit in Physics
On Thursday 16 February, students from the St Joseph’s Young Winemaker's programme travelled to Symphony Hill Winery to crush & press what is to be the first ever St Joseph’s chardonnay.
On Sunday 18th six St Joseph’s School leaders, accompanied by Assistant Principal, Mrs Megan Mahoney and Principal, Dr Michael McCarthy, travelled to St. Patricks Cathedral in Toowoomba for the official launch of Project Compassion presided over by Bishop Robert McGuckin.