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Gioia House revealed!

Gioia House revealed!

Smiles and joy abounded on our inaugural Gioia House Orientation Day. The students of Year 5 and 6 2021 were welcomed by Year 9 big sisters and started the day in the Santa Sabina Chapel before heading to their newly refurbished home in the Martin de Porres Centre. They spent

25 November 2020

Youth Impact Ambassador Finalists for the Westpac Youth Impact Challenge

Youth Impact Ambassador Finalists for the Westpac Youth Impact Challenge

A huge congratulations to Kyra Gomes and Isla The from Year 3 who have been selected as the Youth Impact Ambassador Finalists for the Westpac Youth Impact Challenge for the Primary category. The Youth Impact Challenge was run as part of our Gifted Enrichment program this term. Kyra and Isla submitted a social

5 November 2020

OnSTAGE nominations

OnSTAGE nominations

Dreams do come true for the dedicated, artistic and committed. Two of our Drama students have been nominated for the HSC Drama showcase OnSTAGE for their individual performances: Olivia Ayoub for Prima Facie by Suzie Miller and Isobel Burkhard for Elizabeth, Almost by Chance a Queen by Dario Fo. Isobel said that studying drama has enhanced her creative

15 October 2020

ARTEXPRESS nominations

ARTEXPRESS nominations

Congratulations to our HSC Visual Arts students whose Bodies of Work have been nominated for ARTEXPRESS, the NSW Government’s annual showcase of the best artworks from across the state. The works cover traditional and new mediums – Olivia Ayoub’s video: ‘Rewind’, Alyssa Facioni’s digital drawings: ‘Posthuman Transgenesis’, Celine Ho’s drawings:

15 October 2020

Santa Sabina College sings ‘Thulele Mama Ya’ with Lisa Young

Santa Sabina College sings ‘Thulele Mama Ya’ with Lisa Young

In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic caused schools to move to Remote Learning. Part of Santa Sabina College’s Remote Learning experience was the #SantaStrong Co-Curricular Program. The Year 6-12 M.A.D. Monday (Music, Art and Drama) Whole School Singing Project was a series of eight whole school virtual singing sessions with Guest

24 September 2020

College Leaders for 2020/21

College Leaders for 2020/21

On 10 September 2020 our College Principal, Paulina Skerman, announced via livestream the College Leaders for 2020/2021. The College Captains for Term 4 2020 and until the end of Term 3 2021 are Emma Graham and Sophia Juarez. The other leaders are:Mission and Identity Prefect: Clara Elias    

11 September 2020

Santa Stories: The Late Jill Emberson (Class of 1976)

Santa Stories: The Late Jill Emberson (Class of 1976)

By Margaret Rice, friend of Jill’s and fellow graduate of the Class of 1976 So many of us will never see pink and teal together, without thinking of Jill Emberson. Which is good. That’s what she wanted – for all of us to think about that colour combination forever –

19 August 2020

International Ethics Olympiad

International Ethics Olympiad

Our Year 11 International Baccalaureate Philosophy class gained the singular honour of second place in the national Ethics Olympiad and then proceeded to the international competition against teams from Canada, China and the USA (a six-hour online marathon exploring issues including those surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic). As student Sophia Juarez

11 August 2020

A day in the life of a pathology sample for COVID-19 testing

A day in the life of a pathology sample for COVID-19 testing

In one of the HSC and IBDP July holiday workshops presented to Year 12 the students of Biology had the immense good fortune of a two-hour visit from a very busy NSW Health pathologist/microbiologist who has spent the months since March focused on the stressful and time-consuming work of COVID-19

7 July 2020

Holding the key to coral rebirth

Holding the key to coral rebirth

Congratulations Maree Sialepis of Year 9 who has won second place in an international competition and was the only Australian to become a finalist. The Science Without Borders Challenge engages students to promote the need to preserve, protect, and restore the world’s oceans and aquatic resources. Maree’s compelling artwork, Holding

3 July 2020

Taking action to help the homeless

Taking action to help the homeless

On the last day of Term 2 2020 Year 5 students created snack packs for homeless people in Sydney.  Santa Sabina College’s usual roster on the Night Patrol van has been cancelled due to COVID-19. The sandwiches usually made by our families are now provided by the caterers at the

29 June 2020

Leadership for a new generation

Leadership for a new generation

A pandemic certainly doesn’t have much to recommend itself. It has brought untold suffering both to lives and livelihoods; it has brought out the worst in people but thankfully, it has also brought out the best. It has also given us an opportunity to see leadership done well, leadership done

5 May 2020