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Schools shine on St Patrick’s Day

Friday’s Catholic Education Week celebrations featured a series of special events to coincide with St Patrick’s Day.


Game, set, match for science

Tennis courts and a new science centre have been officially opened and blessed at Nazareth College, Noble Park North, following the ‘Opening of the School Year’ Mass.


Melbourne Catholic schools helping NASA discover new foods to grow in space

Catholic Regional College Caroline Springs, Caroline Springs, and Mount Lilydale Mercy College, Lilydale, will partner with Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria (RBGV) in the Australian pilot of the ‘Growing Beyond Earth’ (GBE) program.


More growth out west

Two new buildings were officially opened at St James the Apostle School, Hoppers Crossing North, as the school continues to cater for the learning needs of its community.


In the light of Christ

The theme of this year’s Catholic Education Week, ‘forming lives of faith, hope and love in the light of Christ’, is a focal point for celebrations throughout the week.


New school honours St Teresa of Kolkata

Construction has begun on Melbourne’s newest Catholic school, St Teresa of Kolkata Catholic Primary School, Tarneit North.


Nourish and flourish

As part of a strategic commitment to building a thriving community and disrupting disadvantage, CatholicCare Victoria works closely with teachers and families of St Anthony’s School, Melton South.


Meet the teacher: work towards a greater good

Jayden Tracey is a Prep teacher and Mathematics Leader at St James the Apostle School, Hoppers Crossing North.


Celebrating Lent

At the beginning of Lent, the community at Mount St Joseph Girls’ College, Altona, reflects on the rituals and ceremonies at this important time of the year for all Catholics.


Leading teachers recognised with national certification

Five outstanding teachers from Catholic schools across the Archdiocese of Melbourne have been awarded national certification as part of the AITSL program for certification of Highly Accomplished and Lead teachers.


World Youth Day changes lives

The excitement for World Youth Day in Lisbon is building and a conversation at St Monica’s College, Epping, has helped inspire a new generation of pilgrims.


Partners in love, faith, hope and learning

The community at Our Lady’s School, Craigieburn, is working hard to involve parents and families in the many dimensions of life in the school.


Student’s illustration may catch Pope’s eye

When a student from Galilee Regional Catholic Primary School, South Melbourne, submitted an entry to an international drawing competition, he may never have thought it would reach the Vatican.


Meet the teacher: never done learning

Lize Viljoen, a Year 3 teacher at St James the Apostle School, Hoppers Crossing North, reflects on her time in the classroom and the opportunities available to her students, particularly those opportunities in the garden.


From warzone to class captain

Over the last year, seven-year-old Leza Solovei has made a successful transition from being a student in Ukraine to being elected class captain at Sacred Heart School, Kew.


Best in class

The great work of Sarah Reed, teacher at St Aloysius’ School, Queenscliff, was acknowledged in the Herald Sun on 21 February as part of News Corp’s ‘Best in Class’ campaign.


Project Compassion appeal underway in Melbourne’s Catholic schools

Auxiliary Bishop of Melbourne Martin Ashe joined students and teachers from around the Archdiocese today to officially launch this year’s Project Compassion appeal at Caroline Chisholm Catholic College, Braybrook.


Meet the teacher: every day is different

Emily Patmore has started her teaching career at St Francis Xavier’s School, Box Hill, this year, but her path to teaching began as a learning support officer. 


From Melbourne to Mars

Shelley Waldon’s career has taken a giant leap all the way to Mars and she’s taking teachers from Catholic schools with her.


Western United partnership grows

St Monica’s College, Epping, has extended its partnership with Western United Football Club.


Meet the teacher: every door is open

Luke Lanciana, a senior teacher at St Pius X School, Heidelberg West, comes from a rich family tradition of teaching. He discusses family engagement and explores what ‘lighting their path’ means to him.