International Women's Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. Marked annually on March 8th, International Women's Day (IWD) is one of the most important days of the year to celebrate women's achievements.
Catholic Education Sandhurst will be highlighting the impact that remarkable women have on our community. Each week a video reflection will be shared to bring to life the inspirational deeds and influence of the women in our lives.
Click the banner above to view our first video, recorded by the Executive Director of Catholic Education Sandhurst. Mr Paul Desmond.
Sandhurst Catholic Early Childhood Education and Care Ltd has celebrated the launch of their brand new website!
The website contains information and resources for parents and features the Early Childhood Education communities of, Assisi Kindergarten in Strathfieldsaye and St Mel’s Kindergarten in Shepparton.
In addition, a Sandhurst Catholic Early Childhood Education & Care Ltd Facebook page was also launched to celebrate ‘all things’ Early Childhood Education and Care.
With 'Early Learning Matters Week' commencing on Monday 26th July the timing is perfect to engage with Sandhurst Catholic Early Childhood Education & Care Ltd.
Please visit the website and like the Facebook page.
Doxa School Bendigo prides itself on being a welcoming place, so it comes as no surprise that they have chosen to feature an artwork in their foyer which provides a cultural welcome to all who enter the space.
The original design by indigenous artist Troy Firebrace features an Acknowledgement of Country with the heading Wominjeka, meaning welcome. As you approach the design the sculptural depiction of Bendigo Creek immediately catches your eye. The bright blue creek extends beyond the artwork, inviting you on a journey across Dja Dja Wurrung country.
Read more: A welcoming place
This Safer Internet Day, the eSafety Commissioner is calling on everyone to play it safe and fair online.
Join the global initiative that brings families, schools, organisations and governments from 170 countries together to raise awareness about online safety.
There is no place for online abuse. We can all help to make life online enjoyable by being kind and respectful to each other.
Explore eSafety's range of resources to find out how you and your community can get involved in the 2022 campaign.
Sign up to support Safer Internet Day. Together, we can all #PlayitFairOnline.
Click on READ MORE for Educator resources from the eSafety Commissioner
Read more: Safer Internet Day 2022
It is a joyous occasion to witness the baptism of one child, but on the final day of Term 2, the St Peter’s School community welcomed eight children into the Church family.
The entire school community gathered at St Kilian’s along with the families and Godparents of the children who were to be baptised. Fr Junray presided at the Mass which also celebrated the feast day of St Peter, the patron saint of the school.
Read more: Baptism joy
If all that is old is new again, then one of Australia’s most iconic program has found a new generation to delight this year, when St Augustine’s Primary School Wodonga discovered why Hey, Hey it’s Saturday was one of the nation’s most popular programs for almost three decades.
The long running Australian variety program inspired the schools 2021 musical production which was aptly named, ‘Hey, Hey it’s St A’s!’ With appearances from many of the shows well-loved characters, live music from the fabulous 70’s, 80’s and 90’s, and the antics of not one, but two plucka ducks … well you couldn’t help but remember why the show held such appeal for so long.
Read more: Hey, hey, it's awesome!
There were 200 reasons to celebrate on Monday, May 24 as every diocese in the country held a Mass to mark the bicentenary of Catholic Education in Australia. The Sandhurst Diocese gathered at St Kilian’s Catholic Church, the site of the first Catholic school in our diocese, established in 1853. The event was livestreamed so that all Sandhurst communities were able to join in the celebrations.
Read more: 200 reasons to celebrate!
Tuesday 26 January, 2021
St Mary of the Angel's Secondary College has been recognised in the 2021 Moira Shire Australia Day Awards for their contribution to the local community through their outstanding VCAL program.
The award was announced by Deputy Mayor Julie Brooks, who congratulated the College for winning the 'Event of the Year' award for their community initiative.
Read more: Community at Heart
Monday 18 January, 2021
A remarkable contribution recognised as the Elmore community farewell the Daughters of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart.
After 91 years of service to the Elmore community, the Daughters of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart were farewelled by the Elmore Community at a commemorative Mass on Tuesday 5 January 2021.
After arriving in Elmore in 1929, the Daughters of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart (DOLSH) have played a crucial role in the provision of Catholic Education and in the broader ministry of the Elmore region for almost 100 years.
Read more: Farewell and thank you
Tuesday 8 December, 2020
Bishop Shane Mackinlay has announced the membership of the inaugural boards for Catholic Education Sandhurst Ltd (CES) and Sandhurst Catholic Early Childhood Education and Care Ltd (SCECE&C). The directors of these companies will lead Catholic Education and Early Childhood Education & Care in the Diocese into a new era of governance from 1 January 2021.
Read more: New Boards Announced