2018 Students take time-out to enrich the lives of others
17 May 2018
St Paul’s Catholic College, Greystanes senior students volunteered their time to learn about what it is like to give unconditionally to others through the school’s Works of Mercy Program (WOMP)
At the end of Term 1, Year 12 Co-ordinator David McMinn took a group of Year 11 students to Youth off the Streets in Canley Vale.
“The boys had a great time. They played pool, table tennis, PS4 games, competed in little challenges as well, both physical and mental challenges,’’ Mr McMinn said.
“The students learn to mix with other young people from different communities. It helps them realise we are all the same.”
The program invites students to volunteer their time at either Youth off the Streets, nursing homes, Westmead Children’s Hospital and even help out with the Vinnies Van.
"I think the program is a great thing for the young men to engage in,” Mr McKinn said.
"Schooling is not just about academics. I obviously want my students to do their best academically, but the type of young men they continue to grow into is the most important element in their education.”
31 Mar 2023
Congratulations to the Year 11 Mock Trial students who absolutely dominated and won the first round of Mock Trial against St Patrick’s College Strathfield. The boys fought hard for 4 hours and brought their A game. Miss Spirkoska and Miss Femia were blown away by their efforts. Well done to all involved.
30 Mar 2023
🌿🌊🍃 Last week Year 11 Biology and Investigating Science students visited Hunts Creek and Parramatta Lake to undertake fieldwork as part of their depth studies. The Biology students were investigating human impacts on the environment whilst the Investigating Science students were investigating the water quality of the catchment. Catholic Schools Parramatta Diocese
23 Mar 2023
☕️🍶☕️ Year 12 VET Hospitality Food and Beverage students attended the Australian Barista School in Haymarket. They had a fantastic day developing their Barista skills and learning how to create coffee art. They will now receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment bearing the units of competency SITHFAB005 ‘Prepare and serve espresso coffee’ and SITXFSA001 ‘Use hygienic practices for food safety’ which will contribute to their Certificate II in Hospitality and HSC course. We are so proud of their efforts - Well done gentlemen! Catholic Schools Parramatta Diocese Australian Barista School Sydney - CBD College - RTO No. 91399
21 Mar 2023
New teachers and leaders called to serve
Beginning teachers, new school principals and leaders gathered for a moving celebration at St Patrick’s Cathedral Parramatta as Bishop Vincent Long and Parish Priests blessed and welcomed Catholic Schools Parramatta Diocese staff to their new roles.
16 Mar 2023
👷🏽♂️🧰🦺 The Yr 12 Construction class completed their ‘Concrete Pour Competency Task’ today. Congratulations to all the boys as they did a fantastic job! Catholic Schools Parramatta Diocese
15 Mar 2023
Year 9 Visual Arts students like to recycle. Today they painted these great portraits in 1 lesson using discarded wood offcuts from our TAS department that so graciously allowed us to go through their bins and salvage some wood.🖌🎨✍️🖼
02 Mar 2023
As part of their PDHPE studies, year 9 students attended a 'SMASHED production' incursion where students had the opportunity to explore and reflect on vital underage drinking themes, including relationships, consent, health, safety, and career aspirations.
02 Mar 2023
Congratulations to Cooper, Mitchell and Riley who competed at the NSW All Schools Triathlon on Friday. They represented the College in a very proud way. 🏊♂️🏃🏻♂️🚴♂️
01 Mar 2023
Students have been busy composing and rehearsing a graphic percussion score for performance in class next week. 🥁🎼🎹🎸🎺
24 Feb 2023
Is your child in Year 7 or Year 10? Provide your consent for their routine school vaccinations online. In Year 7, students are offered vaccines for diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis (dTpa) and human papillomavirus (HPV). In Year 10, students are offered the meningococcal ACWY vaccine. To provide online consent you will need: · The link provided by our school · Your Service NSW log-in details · Medicare card details for you and your child If you or your child do not have a Medicare card, consent can still be provided by requesting a paper-based consent form directly from our school. Need more information? Visit: health.nsw.gov.au/schoolvaccination