Members of our Missions of St Vincent CAN group have been busy this week making lolly necklaces to sell at today’s ExtravaCANza event. The lollies were a big hit with Middle school students!
Congratulations to Lily Weaver who competed in the Southern Steel Group International Three Day Event and Eventing QLD State Championships over the weekend at Tamborine. Lily rode with great confidence on Saturday through her dressage test and showjumping round. On Sunday she completed the 2km, 19 fence cross country course without fault, securing a 10th place overall in her class and a 3rd place in the junior class.
Last Thursday 21 of our Year 10, 11 & 12 French students attended a live theatre performance in French of ‘Hélas, Avril’ at the Metro Arts Theatre. It was a rare treat for the students to experience live theatre in French (with surtitles projected above the stage). The amusing performance was enjoyed by all!
Congratulations to Milly Hunt and Sasha Brooks who recently competed in the State Cross Country Championships in Buderim. Milly Hunt came 6th in the 3 km event and her 13 years girls MET North Relay team came 1st. Milly is off to the National Cross Country meet in Maleny on August 24th. Sasha Brooks competed strongly in the individual and relay events.
Congratulations to Jaime Cope who has been selected in the Brisbane Junior Rugby Union U15 squad for the State Championships to be held at Bond University in the Sept/Oct holidays.
Year 7 enjoyed an enriching day on retreat under the guidance of Project Hatch. They strengthened their bonds with each other through games, singing and reflection; creating new friendships and memories along the way.
Congratulations to Dr Donna Ahern (Deputy Principal Students) and Kathy James (College Psychologist) who co-presented with Kate Wilkie (The Positivity Institute) at the 2018 National PESA conference. Their popular session on Mental Toughness for Teens highlighted the important knowledge and skills MSM students are developing through the MSM Positive Education program. The focus on sequential development of knowledge and skills for a flourishing life assists students in understanding, navigating and overcoming challenges and recognising and celebrating the positives in life.
This week we celebrate Mission Week and Catholic Education Week. All are welcome to attend our Mary Aikenhead Day Eucharist on Friday 3 August, 11:10 am in the Sophia Centre.
Congratulations to Ms Juliette Bentley who presented at the 2018 National PESA Conference. Juliette presented ways in which digital applications can be used to differentiate Positive Education teaching resources.
Congratulations to Sophie Magnussen who competed at the 2018 Queensland Surf Life Saving State Pool Rescue Championships at the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre and won a Silver medal in the Line Throw Event. This is a timed event that requires skill, precision and efficiency, simulating rescuing a patient from the water. This is the second year in a row that Sophie has medalled in this event at these State Championships.