As most of you would be aware, Caroline Payne s husband Michael passed away peacefully late last Friday evening, 4 November 2016. Michael s Requiem Mass took take place at St Thomas More Church, Bateman at 1.00pm on Saturday, 12 November.
Caroline has been comforted by the many messages of condolence expressed by the community. Please keep Caroline and the family in your thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.
A Celebration of Sport
The Burgundy, White and Blue Celebration of Sport Dinner was held recently in the David Heath Gymnasium. There have been many contributors and achievers in sport in 2016, and the dinner event, aims to acknowledge and award these students publicly in front of their peers, teachers and parents. Students were acknowledged in the following categories: Sporting Colours, Service to Sport, ACC All Stars and Captains, Best all Rounders’, Fairest and Best and State and National Representatives.
I would like to inform the College community of the staffing changes in Term Four for the remainder of the year: - Vice Principal, Mrs Karen Prendergast has been appointed as Acting Principal by CEWA Executive Director, Dr Tim McDonald for the remainder of 2016. - Campus Dean, Ms Sally Farrington is joining the Leadership Team.
- Head of Science, Mr Brian Hurn.
- Congratulation to Mr Ian Hagen who has been appointed to the role of Principal of St Francis School Maddington, a position he has held in an Acting capacity since Term Two of this year.
- Luke Walkey, Teaching Assistant, commenced as a part-time Teaching Assistant on Monday 24 October for the remainder of the term.
Professional Code of Conduct
The College is currently working on an update to our Professional Code of Conduct. CEWA have informed the College that the Federal Government requires the Catholic system to implement a Code of Conduct for all community members, staff, parents, students, volunteers and visitors by 1 January 2017.
A copy of the updated Code of Conduct will be posted on the College website as from Term One 2017.
Mrs Karen Prendergast