Oakhill College 1st in the Australian Ration Challenge for Refugees

Posted on 24 July 2017
Oakhill College 1st in the Australian Ration Challenge for Refugees
During Refugee Week (18-25 June),16 students,6 staff and 1 parent under the team name of Oakhill4humanrights participated in the Ration Challenge collectively raising a $17304. 20 and finished up 1st on the National Team Leader board. This is a remarkable effort for the first year the initiative has run as a school initiative. The Ration Challenge organised by Act for Peace which is the International Aid agency of the NCCA required participants to live on refugee rations to raise money and...
 

Buttimer experience described as 'life-changing'

Posted by Mr Peter Houlihan on 24 July 2017
During the break, I was privileged to once again attend the Buttimer Institute of Lasallian Studies for my third and final year. The Buttimer Institute returned to its roots this year by being held at Manhattan College, in Riverdale, New York where it first took place in 1984. Buttimer, a program of the Office for Lasallian Education at Christian Brothers Conference, is named in honour of Brother Charles Henry Buttimer (1909-1982), the first American Superior General of the Brothers o...
 

Oakhill College celebrates academic success

Posted on 24 July 2017
Oakhill College celebrates academic success
At the recent Assembly Oakhill College proudly celebrated the significant success of many students in various competitions with over 150 students crossing the stage. Six teams from Oakhill College recently participated in the Australian-wide UNSW ProgComp programing competition. DeskCheckers, using Python code, was awarded a Distinction, beating many nearby rivals. Congratulations to DeskCheckers (Adam Taras Yr 12, Adam Parslow Yr 12, Lucas Barbosa Yr 11). Lachlan Elliott (Yr 10) achie...
 

Lasallian Character Development Conference 2017

Posted on 21 July 2017
Lasallian Character Development Conference 2017
EVENT REMINDER  Character Development is an important theme of Lasallian education. There is now a great deal of research evidence that suggests that what matters most in terms of a child's success in life is the development of their character. Do they have a growth mindset? Do they demonstrate resilience and enthusiasm? Can they communicate with others effectively? The Lasallian Conference is a sub-set of a wider conference aimed at all schools, which examines what we can...
 

The Lasallian Global Women's Symposium 2017

Posted on 21 July 2017
The Lasallian Global Women's Symposium 2017
Delegates and guests from the Lasallian Global Women's Symposium were given a whole-hearted welcome (haere mai) by the host country and friendly locals in Auckland, New Zealand 16-19, July. After an amazing display of culture and national pride, two women chanted Maori greetings at the opening ceremony and a group of Lasallian students performed the traditional 'haka' while delegates gathered in the foyer. Symposium organiser, Trish Carroll, joined by the Symposium Steering...
 
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