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De La Salle's code champions on top of the world

Posted on 28 August 2018
De La Salle's code champions on top of the world
De La Salle College Ashfield students have achieved top marks in the 2018 Grok Learning Web.Comp. Year 11 Software Design and Development student Jonathan Doolan achieved a perfect score. He shared first place in the global competition, which quizzes students on their knowledge of HTML and CSS coding languages as they learn. The competition gives students the skills to build a website and is one of many opportunities the form part of the Newman Selective Gifted Education Program at...
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Br Mandy Visits St Michael's College

Posted by Mr Robert Dempsey on 27 August 2018
Br Mandy Visits St Michael's College
Last week, Br Mandy visited the Primary and Secondary campuses, working with the Year 9 classes, a selection of Year 10 classes and Primary classes. The students were engaged with his captivating way of getting a message across. Br Mandy's use of storytelling and relating it to childhood fairy tales was a feature this year and has formed part of his Doctoral studies. The story of Hansel and Gretel as a metaphor for our life was appealing to the students. The idea of a journey a...
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Anniversary of the passing of Br Paul Kent

Posted by John Foley on 27 August 2018
Anniversary of the passing of Br Paul Kent
August sees the anniversary of the passing of Br Paul Kent, a much loved Brother and stalwart of St Michael's College. We thank God for the many gifts He gave Br Paul and for enabling Br Paul to use those gifts to bring much joy, hope, encouragement and love into so many lives. The following, from Br Paul's Eulogy, provides some insight into the man and an opportunity to remember and acknowledge his commitment to the Lasallian mission... "Br Paul w...
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Catholic education sector welcomes new minister

Posted on 27 August 2018
Catholic education sector welcomes new minister
Victorian MP Dan Tehan has been appointed Education Minister by new Prime Minister Scott Morrison.

Mr Tehan replaces Senator Simon Birmingham who was heavily criticised by the Catholic Education Commission of Victoria over controversial Socio-Economic Status scores which are used to allocates federal money to Catholic and independent schools.

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Joy. Fun. Laughter. Enthusiasm. Community. Connectedness.

Posted by The Young Lasallians Team on 24 August 2018
Joy. Fun. Laughter. Enthusiasm. Community. Connectedness.
Joy. Fun. Laughter. Enthusiasm. Community. Connectedness. All of these flowed from the Gleeson Auditorium at ACU Strathfield (Sydney) on Tuesday the 21st of August. The event was yet another successful Young Lasallians Evening, hosted by the Young Lasallians Team. This Evening gathering was uniquely energetic as it was also the official Launch Party for next year's Lasallian Youth Gathering (to be hosted in Melbourne. Nearly 100 Lasallian students, teachers, Brothers, Youth Ministe...
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Appointment of new ANZPPNG Communications Manager - Jordan Grantham

Posted on 23 August 2018
Br David Hawke, Visitor, and Mr Merv McCormack, Executive Director of the Lasallian Mission Council (LMC) are pleased to announce that Mr Jordan Grantham will commence duties as Communications Manager of LMC on 3 September 2018. "On behalf of Br David and the Lasallian Mission Council, I am very pleased to welcome Jordan to the team" said Merv. "Jordan is highly regarded by his colleagues for his conscientiousness, work ethic and warm sense of service." Jordan i...
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Statement from Archbishop Coleridge on Pope Francis' letter on sexual abuse

Posted by Br David Hawke on 22 August 2018
Statement from Archbishop Coleridge on Pope Francis' letter on sexual abuse
Please see below statement from Archbishop Mark Coleridge, president of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference, on Pope Francis' letter regarding child sexual abuse. Archbishop Coleridge explains that the Australian bishops welcome and share the Holy Father's determination to protect young people and vulnerable adults. Archbishop Coleridge also affirmed that it is critical that words are accompanied by actions in ensuring safe places in Church settings. --------------------...
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De La Salle Brothers Back and Working to Improve School Status

Posted on 3 September 2018
De La Salle Brothers Back and Working to Improve School Status
The De La Salle Brothers have returned to ad...
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What's happening in LEAD?

Posted on 30 August 2018
What's happening in LEAD?
The Lasallian East Asia District (LEAD) is a...
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New Appointment for Stephen Kennaugh

Posted by Merv McCormack on 29 August 2018
New Appointment for Stephen Kennaugh
Mr Stephen Kennaugh, Principal of De La Sall...
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