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Music Count Me In

Music Count Me In

Year 6 Music classes have joined with students across Australia to perform Different People(Stand Together) as part of Music Count Us In, a national initiative to encourage music participation in schools. Our singers and instrumentalists demonstrated great talent and enthusiasm as they performed in this exciting event which

1 November 2012

Teangi Lunch

Teangi Lunch

The College P&F have hosted a fantastic luncheon in the Secondary School for the winning colour house from the Fair, Teangi.  From orange slushies to orange cupcakes, rice paper rolls and pizza, the girls were treated to a delicious feast.  Our thanks go to the P&F for providing this special lunch in

1 November 2012

Marie Bashir Peace Award

Marie Bashir Peace Award

The congratulations of the College community go to Karen, a Year 11 student and 2011-2012 Social Justice Leader, who has been recognized in The Marie Bashir Peace Awards 2012 with one of four Highly Commended Certificates, for her efforts towards fostering peace and harmony. Karen has made an enormous contribution

28 October 2012

Trivia and SPICE

Trivia and SPICE

Santa’s spirit of community set sail with the P&F Association’s’Bon Voyage’Trivia Night as pirates and sailors came together to meet the challenge of the trivia questions and best decorated table, while also honouring the 20 year commitment to the College P&F by Elizabeth Pooley. Generosity of spirit and the many

28 October 2012

Yr 6 Go Global on SKYPE

Yr 6 Go Global on SKYPE

Year 6 students have made iPad movies to show their SKYPE friends in San Francisco some glimpses of their school. The girls chat to the students from Kent School in San Francisco using SKYPE and have discovered the challenges of working out the time zones for the two classes to

24 October 2012

Theatre Restaurant

Theatre Restaurant

An appreciative audience of parents and staff has enjoyed a new collaborative initiative of the Year 10 Music Theatre and Year 10 Food Technology classes on the production of a Theatre Restaurant.  The Music Theatre class created a script and rehearsed their amusing performance over several weeks. The Food Technology students designed

23 October 2012

Citizenship Awards

Citizenship Awards

Representatives from the current cohort of ‘Homework Help’ volunteers have accepted an award in the West’s Ashfield Community Citizenship Awards. Since 2004, groups of Santa students have gone each week after school to St Joachim’s Primary School in Lidcombe to help refugee children with their homework. The recognition brings a cheque

22 October 2012

South African Immersion

South African Immersion

Students and staff have returned from the annual Immersion trip to South Africa, with students asserting that the experience will stay with them forever. The girls visited our ‘sister school’ in Kwa-Zulu Natal and lived with a host family in a township. They taught a lesson at a primary school where the

21 October 2012

Challenges for Year 4 at Tallong

Challenges for Year 4 at Tallong

A challenge climb, bush walk, scavenger hunt and camp craft were someof the highlights of the recent Year 4 camp experience at Tallong Campus.Teamwork was the focus as the children held the ladder, manipulated the rope and encouraged each other every step of the way to the top, with the

21 October 2012

Footprints to Sustainability

Footprints to Sustainability

As part of the Year 7 COMPASS program students have presented their range of projects on the theme of ‘Footprints to Sustainability’. The enquiry-based projects range from greenscaping, solar energy and management of waste to the re- design of learning and social spaces. The girls have demonstrated outstanding skills of research, problem

21 October 2012

Dancing Champions

Dancing Champions

Santa dancers have wowed the judges to win the 2012 CGSSSA Championships with our best ever results. As one of 14 schools, Santa contested each of the 7 sections at the championship and along with over 400 dancers in 51 teams they entertained the audience and judges in a fantastic

21 October 2012

Academic Excellence

Academic Excellence

Year 11 students have commenced their HSC studies as their peers in the Year 12 Class of 2012 line up daily at the Hall to undertake their final HSC exams. At a special assembly to mark the end of the Yr 11 Preliminary year, students who gained 1st place in their

21 October 2012