Principal’s Update – 14 November 2019

Principal’s Update – 14 November 2019

We have some early very good news about the 2019 HSC students. Congratulations to Georgia Robinson whose HSC Textiles major work has been selected for inclusion in Texstyle, the annual exhibition of outstanding Major Textiles Projects developed by HSC Textiles and Design students to be held in early March 2020.

14 November 2019

Principal’s Update – 31 October 2019

As I approach my last weeks as College Principal, I am delighted to share our updated strategy with you. It is the culmination of months of collaboration with College leaders, staff and students, as well as the College Board. This strategy, ‘Towards 2025’ represents a continuation of the College

4 November 2019

Principal’s Update – 17 October 2019

Principal’s Update – 17 October 2019

Welcome to Term 4. We have much to look forward to, and still much to celebrate. Our music students and staff who have just returned from their European music tour will share the highlights of that tour in a concert at St Brigid’s Marrickville this evening (17

17 October 2019

Principal’s Update – 19 September 2019

Principal’s Update – 19 September 2019

As the last week of term approaches Santa Sabina has continued to be a lively community for students, staff and parents. From major exhibitions, competitions and actual HSC examinations in Music, Visual Arts, Drama and Design & Technology, to voting for leadership, students have demonstrated the skills and attitudes we’ve

19 September 2019

Principal’s Update – 5 September 2019

Principal’s Update – 5 September 2019

Last week we had a very special blessing in the chapel for the two icons of St Dominic and St Catherine. These icons were commissioned as part of our 125th anniversary. Created by the accomplished iconographer, Michael Galovic, these icons are unique to Santa Sabina. While we have

5 September 2019

Principal’s Update – 22 August 2019

In this ever-saturated media world in which we live, we – parents and teachers – are not short on advice from all quarters. Whether it be criticisms of the way we parent or the way we teach, everyone has an opinion. Unfortunately, these opinions are often just that. They are

22 August 2019

Principal’s Update – 8 August 2019

Principal’s Update – 8 August 2019

Our 125th St Dominic’s Day last Friday was a joyous community event that ‘celebrated the harvest’ of our great tradition and history. I would like to thank all of those who attended and supported us in different ways. I particularly acknowledge the presence of our Dominican Sisters, Dominican Education Australia

8 August 2019

Principal’s Update – 25 July 2019

As Term 3 commences, we have much to share and celebrate. One of our most important College days is the feast of St Dominic, and we look forward to a particularly special St Dom’s Day next Friday. It will be our 125th celebration of St Dominic’s Day, and it is

25 July 2019

Principal’s Update – 20 June 2019

Principal’s Update – 20 June 2019

Our 125 Celebration Concert, A Golden Thread, at Sydney Town Hall on 14 June, was a magnificent tribute to all that Santa Sabina represents. Artistic Director Mr Timothy Chung wrote that “our golden thread has weaved its way through the College’s rich and proud history up to now and will do so in

20 June 2019

Principal’s Update – 6 June 2019

Community is one of the four key pillars of Dominican life and therefore of our Catholic, Dominican College. But what do we mean when we talk about “community”? Is it more than just about gathering together for events? Is it more than the fact that we happen to work, study

6 June 2019

Principal’s Update – 23 May 2019

Principal’s Update – 23 May 2019

  Following the announcement of the 2020 Principal, Ms Paulina Skerman, I would like to share with you that I met Paulina in 2015 when we both participated in the Principals’ tour of the Torres Strait Islands. While neither of us had any idea that our paths would cross again,

23 May 2019

Principal’s Update – 9 May 2019

Principal’s Update – 9 May 2019

The creativity of Santa Sabina students and staff has been expressed in multiple and diverse ways in these first two weeks of term. It has also been accompanied by great acts of generosity. In a world where we are often saturated with bad news, we need to take the time

9 May 2019