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RACI Titration Stakes

Congratulations to Brandon Paragas, Peter Podlaha & Tommaso Spissu who finished 10th at the RACI Titration Stakes held on Tuesday night!

These students are through to the next round of the competition.

Congratulations also to the College’s second team in the competition made up of Sabrina Beal, Aidan Graham & Katelyn Sinderberry, who finished 23rd!

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2017 Loyola House Day

IMG_7123Tuesday June 19 saw Loyola House come together and celebrate their House Patron, St Ignatius Loyola, through Loyola House Day.

The day began with a lovely mass which was celebrated with Fr. Pier in the morning.

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2017 NAIDOC Week

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The first week of July is a time to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people through NAIDOC (National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee) week.

As a community, Kolbe Catholic College held their own NAIDOC events which included a Mass and a whole school assembly.

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Year 9 Maths Join Forces

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Mrs Cooper’s Year 9 maths class have joined forces with Mrs O’Dwyer’s Year 5 class from St. Bernadette’s to learn about measurement.

The Year 9 students made videos for the St. Bernadette’s students to demonstrate how to practically calculate the surface area of a prism, which they then watched and rated.

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Year 11 Visual Art Stereotypes & Differences

Year 11 Visual Art students have completed projects which explore stereotypes and differences.

Every student interpreted the topic in their own way and have come up with some interesting, thought-provoking pieces.

Each artwork has proven to be unique and inspiring.

The pieces will be displayed at the College’s annual Art Exhibition during Term 4.

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‘Fin Free Soup’

IMG_6059This week, Year 12 General Biology and Year 9 Marine Studies students had the privilege to hear from Shark Biologist Amanda Elizabeth.

Miss Elizabeth spoke about her research into sharks detecting electronic fields, their role in the marine ecosystem and the terrible way sharks are killed through their fins being cut off, which inspired her ‘Fin Free Soup’ movement.

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Year 8 Talkfest

talkfestYear 8 Talkfest (Public Speaking) examinations ran over three days in Block 5 from Wednesday 14 June through to Friday 16 June.

This long held and valued Kolbe tradition requires ALL Year 8 students to present a poetry recital and a prepared speech to a public audience under the guidance of a judging panel.

Considerable time and effort have been put into the preparation of these oral presentations, but they still generate some nervous excitement and trepidation amongst the Year 8 student body.

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Year 10 Parish Immersion Day

As part of the College’s Christian Service Program, on Wednesday, 14 June the Year 10 students participated in the School/Parish Immersion Day.

This is a new initiative undertaken by Kolbe Catholic College, which sees students visiting our feeder primary schools in the area and working with the primary  school students.

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