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Inaugural Catholic Education Awards recognise excellence


In a first for Catholic Education South Australia – twelve educators have been recognised at the inaugural Catholic Education Awards ceremony on May 12.

The Awards – which are celebrated as part of Catholic Education Week (May 9 – 15 2022) – recognise outstanding achievements and contributions by staff and volunteers across South Australia’s 103 Catholic schools.

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Blessing & Opening of Tenison Woods Centre (St Joseph's School, Peterborough)


On Wednesday 13th April 2022, the St Joseph’s School community warmly welcomed special guests to the Official Blessing & Opening of the purpose built 7-9 learning space, the Tenison Woods Centre. 

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Happy Easter 2022


We wish our students, families, staff and friends a very Happy Easter.

Enjoy this beautiful Easter reflection presented by the children at St Joseph’s School, Gladstone.

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Port Lincoln student awarded scholarship at Teen Parliament


A Year 12 student from St Joseph’s School Port Lincoln has been awarded a $10,000 education scholarship for her impressive role in the Teen Parliament 2022, held in the House of Assembly at state parliament. 

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Spirits ‘doing a happy dance’ as new College officially opened


St Francis of Assisi College, the brand new Catholic secondary school for the Riverland, was officially opened and blessed this month after opening its doors in Renmark at the start of the 2022 school year.

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‘Excitement and pride’ as primary schools welcome first secondary students


Two Catholic schools in the Diocese of Port Pirie have enjoyed their first weeks as expanded Reception to Year 8 schools.

The schools welcomed their first cohort of secondary students in Years 7 and 8 at the start of this term. Year 9 will be added from 2023.

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St Francis of Assisi College Renmark - Building Update


Today the CESA Project Team and the local Implementation Team visited the St Francis of Assisi building site for a tour of the building site. It was wonderful to see the hard work and planning coming to fruition!

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Bishop Karol and Nichii Mardon visit St James School Jamestown


Bishop Karol Kulczycki, Bishop of the Diocese of Pt. Pirie, visited St James School on Friday 14th May, for the first time since his installation as a Bishop. He was accompanied by Mrs Nichii Mardon, Director of Catholic Education in Port Pirie Diocese.  A Bishop’s visit is a special occasion for any school as he is the spiritual leader and guide for the Diocese. He was welcomed by staff and students at a morning tea and special Assembly. He spoke about his childhood, his time as a Priest and his role as a Bishop.  

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St Mary MacKillop School Year 7-9 Building Site Visit


Recently students Macy Venning, Harvie Bourke, Trae Wellgreen and Alexis Costello and Principal Michelle Miller were fortunate to have a guided tour of the 7-9 building site. They met with Michael Feeney (building site supervisor), David Angus and Denis Kalivaci (ICM Building Company) and Tim Hastwell (Architect).

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Bishop Karol and Nichii Mardon visit St Mark's College


Bishop Karol visited St Mark’s College. He was accompanied by the Director of Catholic Education Mrs Nichii Mardon and we were very excited about seeing them. They were able to meet students from Bosco and Benedict.

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