Exceptional People

Introducing Ana Nebauer, Art Teacher

Introducing Ana Nebauer, Art Teacher

Mrs Ana Nebauer is our new specialist art teacher always seen wearing her distinctive art apron. All Primary Years students have the joy of learning art under her guidance, either every week (in Kindergarten and Prep) or in six-week blocks (in Years 1 to 5). Born in Portugal yet raised

Introducing Ana Nebauer

Art Teacher

Santa Stories: Emeritus Professor  Jenny Edwards PhD (Class of 1964)

Santa Stories: Emeritus Professor Jenny Edwards PhD (Class of 1964)

Emeritus Professor Jenny Edwards PhD, MSc, BSc (Hons) is a first generation IT educator, champion of women in computing and was dux of Santa Sabina College in 1964. Entering the University of Sydney in 1965 from Santa Sabina as an undergraduate studying science, Jenny went on to hold university teaching

Santa Stories

Emeritus Professor Jenny Edwards PhD

Introducing Tia O’Carroll, PDHPE teacher

Introducing Tia O’Carroll, PDHPE teacher

As our Remote Learning Program started up again after the Easter break, students in Years 8, 9, 10 and 11 noticed an unfamiliar face pop up on their screens at PDHPE time. It couldn’t have been a hacker – she was wearing a Santa Sabina sports shirt…It was Tia O’Carroll,

Meet Tia O’Carroll

PDHPE teacher

Introducing Alana Moore, Year 1 Teacher

Introducing Alana Moore, Year 1 Teacher

Alana Moore BA BEd is a specialist infants teacher whose catchwords are literacy and technology. For the last four years she has taught Kindergarten and Year 1 in Del Monte. In 2020 she is responsible for 24 boys and girls, mostly six years old, who are blossoming in her classroom.

Year 1 Teacher

Introducing Alana Moore

Re-introducing Kendal Hann, Tallong Campus Manager

Re-introducing Kendal Hann, Tallong Campus Manager

Kendal Hann, our new Manager of the Tallong Campus, has a broad range of experience in schools, TAFE and the corporate sector. He says education is at the heart of all he does. He teaches and he learns, holding a Bachelor of Sports Science degree and a Master’s in Organisational

Tallong Campus Manager

Introducing Kendal Hann

Introducing Andrea Biddle, Music Teacher and new Head of House for Kurrawa

Introducing Andrea Biddle, Music Teacher and new Head of House for Kurrawa

Our much-loved music teacher takes on an important pastoral role in 2020. In the entrance hall of our spectacular music department, Holyrood, the students have erected and decorated a Christmas tree with photos of their teachers instead of baubles. In prime position on the top of the tree is

Introducing Andrea Biddle

Music Teacher and Head of House for Kurrawa

Introducing Stella Azizian, Co-curricular Coordinator

Introducing Stella Azizian, Co-curricular Coordinator

We have a teacher in our midst who has lived and worked in the UK, Russia, Armenia, Azerbaijan and New Zealand, who speaks a mix of three languages at home and whose first career was as an elite, government-sponsored international athlete representing two countries, including at the Commonwealth Games.  With

Introducing Stella Azizian

Co-curricular Coordinator

Shooting for Australia – linking the concert stage with the basketball court

Shooting for Australia – linking the concert stage with the basketball court

Alana Goodchild of Year 10 is the super Santa Sabina student who shows that sport and music – at high standard – can create an interesting case of symbiosis. Alana has recently been selected to play basketball for Australia in the FIBA Under-16 Asia Championships. Although the timing and venue

Shooting for Australia

Alana Goodchild

Playing Water Polo for Australia

Playing Water Polo for Australia

Santa Sabina College HSC student Megan Miranda has just been selected to play Water Polo for Australia in Japan this month. In the ‘Born 2002’ Australian Water Polo squad, Megan will head to Japan for training and the tournament as soon as she finishes her HSC exams this month. After

Playing Water Polo or Australia

Megan Miranda

First in Australia for Geography

First in Australia for Geography

Year 10 Santa Sabina College student Rachel Frecker placed First in the Year 10 division of the nationwide 2019 Australian Geography Competition. Competing against over 16 000 students, Rachel scored a remarkable 39/40 in this challenging competition that tests not only geographic skills and knowledge but also requires an understanding

First in Australia for Geography

Rachel Frecker

Introducing Zeina Chalich, Learning Leader – Technology

Introducing Zeina Chalich, Learning Leader – Technology

Zeina Chalich is on a mission to shift our students from being consumers of technology to being active creators of it. As our inaugural Learning Leader – Technology and Innovation and Gifted Coordinator P-5, Ms Chalich is breaking down classroom walls and bringing the outside world in through collaboration and

Learning Leader – Technology

Teacher

Introducing Rachele Rugiero, Gifted Education Coordinator

Introducing Rachele Rugiero, Gifted Education Coordinator

Real and relevant learning Ms Rachele Rugiero, our Gifted Education Coordinator, believes that catering for the needs of individual learners is not just a job, but a vocation. ‘I have a passion for what I do; I really believe in it’, she says. Ms Rugiero has taught Science at Santa

Introducing Rachele Rugiero

Gifted Education Coordinator