Principal’s Update

Principal’s Update 2017 – 13 August 17, 2017

The first stage of the Siena Senior Centre – the landscaped amphitheatre – is ready to be “unwrapped”. While the lawns and new planting will... Read More

Principal’s Update 2017 – 12 August 3, 2017

It was wonderful to celebrate our annual St Dominic’s day with the whole Dominican family of Sisters, staff, students, parents, ex-students and special guests. It... Read More

Principal’s Update 2017 – 11 July 21, 2017

Welcome to Term 3 to all our families, and a particular welcome to those families who have just joined our community. During the recent school... Read More

Principal’s Update 2017 – 10 June 16, 2017

“All had gone now and we looked to see our abode [on the steamer “Avoca”]…the last bell had been rung. It was proposed we should... Read More

Principal’s Update 2017 – 9 June 2, 2017

 National Reconciliation Week (NRW) this year marks two milestones in Australia’s reconciliation journey: The 1967 referendum and the historic Mabo decision, respectively. The theme... Read More

Principal’s Update 2017 – 8 May 18, 2017

The biennial Dominican Education Conference was held at Siena College in Melbourne last weekend, and involved Board, Executive and staff representatives from Dominican schools in... Read More

Principal’s Update 2017 – 7 May 4, 2017

We have reached a very exciting point in our IB Diploma Programme journey with a three-day verification visit next week. Two consultants from the IB... Read More

Principal’s Update 2017 – 6 April 7, 2017

Our College mission to ‘educate students to achieve personal excellence’ has been reflected in a multitude of ways in these last two weeks of Term... Read More

Principal’s Updates 2017 – 5 March 22, 2017

How hard is it to be a parent today? Whatever our parenting style it’s likely to have a label such as “helicopter” or “bubble”, or... Read More

Principal’s Update 2017 – 4 March 9, 2017

Principal’s Updates On 1 March, Pope Francis was at Santa Sabina Rome to begin the holy season of Lent. In his homily during Eucharistic celebration... Read More