COVID-19 Update

Current letters to Families

COVID-19 Update: 

Under advice from government and health authorities, the following school activities will resume:

  • parents, volunteers, support and other service providers can enter school and preschool grounds. All external service providers and volunteers must complete appropriate entry declarations.
  • school assemblies
  • class photos
  • all school sport competitions, sports days and carnivals, including inter-school competitions
  • school formals, socials and discos
  • larger face-to-face professional learning activities
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Book Week and Book Fair

Monday 19 - Friday 23 October

24.09.20

During Week 2 of Term 4 the Reception to Year 6 students will be celebrating Book Week, which will be held consecutively with our annual Book Fair.

The theme for Book Week this year is Curious Creature, Wild Minds!

During the Book Fair, students will come to the Library in Week 1 and view all the books available and if needed, complete a wish list.

On Thursday 22 October students are invited to dress up as their favourite book character.  If students choose to dress up, they will need to wear/bring their sport uniform under their costume so they can change when instructed by their teacher.

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Implementation of 1:1 Laptop Program

24.09.20

At Caritas College we are committed to providing an excellent Catholic education in the Josephite tradition to enable students to reach their full potential.  We understand and value the role of information technology (IT) in 21st century learning, and endeavour to use it to inspire a love of learning.  We are pleased to communicate to families that the Laptop Program for Years 7-9 will commence from the beginning of Term 4.  Each student will be responsible for their own laptop and will need to adhere to our College's Acceptable User Agreement which provides clear information about their rights and responsibilities of having a school owned device.

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Stage 1 and 2 Holiday Seminar Workshops

15.09.20

A number of workshops have been scheduled by subject teachers for students during the holidays.  The aim of these workshops is to spend time working through set tasks as well as providing extra support for students who have asked for it.  The timetable for these workshops can be accessed via the letter below.

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Sacramental Program 2020

Revised Dates as at 30/07/2020

14.09.20

With the recent lifting of COVID-19 restrictions, the School and Parish community have decided to continue the preparation and celebration of the Sacraments of First Eucharist and Confirmation.

FIRST EUCHARIST:

Information Evening: Wednesday 16 September at All Saints Church at 7:00pm

Celebration of the Sacrament: Sunday 18 October at 10:30am

CONFIRMATION:

Information Evening: Wednesday 4 November at All Saints Church at 7:00pm

Celebration of the Sacrament: Friday 20 November tbc

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The Cat in the Hat Film

10.09.20

As part of Year 3/4 English Studies, students will view the film The Cat in the Hat.  The movie supports the curriculum by giving students an alternative view of the story that has been read in class.

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Year 12 Community Sleep Out

08.09.20

On Thursday 24 September, the Year 12 cohort are invited to participate in the annual school community sleep out, raising awareness for those Australians who are homeless.  The aim of the event is for students to experience some aspects of what it may be like for those individuals who are currently without a permanent home or shelter.

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UniSA STEM Girls Program 2020

The UniSA STEM Girls Program encourages girls in Year 11 to continue the study of science and mathematics throughout their schooling and into university.  The remainder of the 2020 program involves a number of conferences and networking opportunities including an industry day in Adelaide.

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Year 11 Work Experience Update

Work experience as part of the Stage 1 Workplace Practices subject was postponed due to the COVID-19 situation.  However, with restrictions easing the school feels in a position to plan for the program to recommence. Students are encouraged to undertake work experience during Week 10 of Term 3 from Monday 21 September - Thursday 24 September. 

Joy in belonging         Pride in achieving         Hope in serving

Joy in belonging | Pride in achieving | Hope in serving