Ash Wednesday and more
This Wednesday, 6 March 2019, is Ash Wednesday which begins our 40 days and nights of preparation for the big Christian understanding of the Lord’s Passion, Death, and Resurrection. The traditions in this season are that we give up something or take up something that helps us focus on the real meaning of life. Traditionally we give up meat on Ash Wednesday and on Good Friday and take on fasting on both.
Can we take up some prayer, make a visit to the church, help someone?
Last Tuesday evening our swimmers competed against other schools in our annual Invitational Carnival. Mr. Giles does a great job of
Also last week we welcomed potential students to our Open Afternoon. It was a great opportunity for us to meet with the young boys and girls
- Come at 4.30 pm on Wednesday 6 March or 9.30 am on Thursday 7 March to take part in the High School Survival Workshop delivered by Mrs. Farrugia and Mrs. Dunne. Everything you have always wanted to know…
- At 6 pm we have the MCNS 2018 High Achievers Forum. We have done this each year and I always find it inspiring to hear from our top students. We are also hearing from our top student who achieved an apprenticeship.
- At 7 pm the P and F Meeting. We have the best P and F, come along and support us.
This is Week 6 out of an 11-week term. Generally, many of your sons will be receiving, commencing and submitting assessment tasks in the next weeks. Year 11 will have their eyes opened as to teachers’ expectations of the quality and depth of the assignments that are being set for the Preliminary HSC experience. Most junior courses will have about three assessment tasks in the year. The NSW Education Standards Authority has mandated this number in order to allow teachers and students to focus more of their time on their learning.