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St Vincent’s Confirmation Retreat

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On Tuesday, 5 September as part of the preparation for the St Vincent’s Parish Confirmation Program, the Year 6 students at St Vincent’s participated in their Confirmation Retreat. Continue Reading…

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Year 12 Dance at the Beach

IMG_3881Throughout term three the Year 12 Dance students have been studying the ‘Chunky Moves Dance Company’.

This company aims to extend the boundaries of dance and perform in different environments to get the intent of their dance pieces across to the audience.

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Catholic Performing Arts Festival 2017

Drama Students Brian Davies and Tylah Webster

Performing Arts Students from all areas, music, dance and drama not only performed very strongly but also represented the College beautifully in the Catholic Performing Arts Festival. Continue Reading…

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2017 Titration Stakes

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Year 12 students, Brandon Paragas, Peter Podlaha and Tommaso Spissu represented the college in Round Two of the Titration Stakes, following their earlier performance of 10th position in Round One.

Participants are judged on their proficiency in the lab and the accuracy of their analysis, by comparing how close their calculated concentrations for ‘unknown’ samples match the actual concentration of that sample.

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Brad Hogg comes to Kolbe

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Have you heard about what happened on the evening of Tuesday 29 August at Kolbe Catholic College?   On this night, 140 parents and students gathered together to share in a special evening with former Test Cricketer, Brad Hogg.

The College’s Parents and Friends Association invited Brad to present to community members about ‘Bouncing Back from setbacks’. Continue Reading…

40 hr famine group

40 Hour Famine

This year 50 students and three staff took part in the 40 Hour Famine, with fasting beginning from 5.00pm on August 24 and ending at 9.00am on August 26.

This event is organised by World Vision and works to raise money to support programs that aim to help refugee children and their families to live a safer, healthier and more peaceful life in places such as Syria, South Sudan and neighbouring countries.

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Opti-MINDS Creative Sustainability Challenge

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Six teams comprised of 34 students from Years 7-9 competed in the Opti-MINDS Creative Sustainability Challenge at Curtin University on Saturday, 26 August 2017.  

This Challenge is an inclusive team challenge which empowers participants to think, create and communicate. Continue Reading…

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2017 Mackillop House Day

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Thursday August 25 saw Mackillop House unite together to celebrate Saint Mary Mackillop’s Feast Day.

The morning began with mass where representatives from the Salvation Army attended to talk to our students about how their commitments to serve others will continue to change the lives of many people within Western Australia.

Sister Dianne and Sister Kathleen from the Sisters of Saint Joseph also attended and solidified the traditions and virtues of St Mary Mackillop.

 

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2017 Bushrangers Camp #2

IMG_8284On Thursday 17 August, 33 enthusiastic and excited Bushrangers from Years 7-12 headed off to Dwellingup for a three day, two night camp staying at Nanga Bush Camp, Dwellingup.

The bushies first stop was at the Forest Heritage Centre in Dwellingup where they took part in a geocaching exercise which involved using GPS and two way radios to l0cate hidden items in the bush before reporting back to base.
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