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2017 Year 6 Immersion Day

IMG_3637On Tuesday, May 23 Kolbe Catholic College welcomed Year 6 Students from local primary schools to give them an insight into classes at high school.

The day allows students an opportunity to understand life as a Kolbe student and the vast array of learning experiences on offer.

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Class of 2007 10 Year Reunion

IMG_3260On Saturday, May 20 many of those belonging to the Class of 2007 reunited after 10 years, with the gathering drawing the largest attendance of any reunion.

Around 70 people attended the event, including 11 couples who formed during their time at the College and are still together!

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“The World Is Your Ocean”

unnamed-1Over three consecutive days, artist Brenton See has turned the visual arts classroom wall into a masterpiece that captures the coastal vibe of the City of Rockingham.

The idea behind the project was to have a visual cue in the classroom to inspire students working on their own pieces.

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Year 10 Future Focus Day

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On Monday, May 15 the Year 10 cohort were presented with the countless career opportunities available after high school during Future Focus Day.

Leading up to the day students chose which sessions they would like to attend, with a range of WA universities, TAFES and industries represented by guest speakers.

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Exams Are Coming!!

As of next week Year 11 and 12 students embark on their Semester exams, which are leaving many stressed out.

For Year 12 ATAR students this is the first of many in the lead-up to their WACE exams.

Kolbe Catholic College graduates have provided their tips to exam success for the current Senior School students. Continue Reading…

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Year 11 2017 Mother’s Day Breakfast

IMG_2995In anticipation of Mother’s Day, over 75 Year 11 students and even Head of Year 11, Mr Michael Brook, brought their mums to school and treated them to breakfast on Friday morning.

As they were fed croissants, danishes and fresh fruits, they were entertained by a very talented group of Year 11 musicians.

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Year 8 STEM Day

DSC_0482Year 8 students solved real world problems facing developing countriesDSC_0513 as part of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) day on Monday, May 8.

Students tried their hands at recycling plastics to avoid landfill, controlling the spread of disease, transporting tomatoes down the side of a mountain, filtering water within a budget, building catapults and designing efficient wind turbines.

Some students even challenged themselves to try some coding.

Head of Science, Mrs Michelle Prasad said students enjoyed the day and it was fantastic seeing them think outside the box to solve these real world problems.

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Chop or Shave for Cancer

IMG_2463Over 25 students across a range of year groups put their hands up to either chop or shave their hair, with some girls doing BOTH.

Most of us know at least one person who is fighting or has fought a battle with cancer. It is something that is certainly touching our community right now. Continue Reading…

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Rice House Mass

IMG_2268A sea of green greeted the students of Rice House as they gathered for Mass on Thursday 4 May to give thanks for the life of their patron, Blessed Edmund Rice. Continue Reading…

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ANZAC Day Ceremony

THE-POPPYThe College held its ANZAC Day ceremony on Wednesday 3 May 2017.

Our guest speaker was Captain Brett Dowsing, a career naval officer with forty years experience, who reminded us of the sacrifice of our servicemen and women and the opportunities that they have provided our nation. Continue Reading…