Making good on a second chance at life

The success stories are real and numerous at a special college in Cairns that is changing the lives of youth and making a real difference. Even when their students leave school, staff at Holy Spirit College keep in touch to ensure they’re happy with … [Read More...]

90 years of family history at St Clare’s, Tully

Noela Nissen’s link to St Clare’s School in Tully goes back way before she was born, which is one of the reasons she won’t be missing the school’s 90th birthday celebrations in September. Her father Andy Ronan Sr was one of the first students when … [Read More...]

Lee’s support for libraries recognised

The annual Queensland School Library 2017 Principal of the Year award that recognises and encourages outstanding support of a school library and school library staff has been won by St Andrew’s Principal, Lee MacMaster. “Winning the award was a … [Read More...]

Championing for humanitarian charities

Working with humanitarian charities in Nepal may have contributed to Maureen Cameron receiving a significant local award, but those charities close to her heart will also be the beneficiaries of the $2,000 cheque that accompanied it. “The cheque … [Read More...]

Eyes on Para Olympics

St Andrew’s College student Jasmine Manning, pictured left with Deputy Principal Head of Senior Years Brad Greene, has been selected as a development player for the Women’s National League Wheelchair Basketball team, the Queensland Comets. The Year … [Read More...]

Musical dedication to fallen soldiers

A musical ‘dedication’ to each of the 126 individual fallen Cairns soldiers whose names are etched on the Cairns Cenotaph World War 1 Memorial will be performed at St Andrew’s Catholic College. Centenary of Armistice is the latest project of … [Read More...]

Building works St Monica’s

The third and final stage of St Monica’s rebuilding process will start this year, completing the 128-year-old college’s capital works Master Plan. “It’s going to bring our teaching spaces into the 21st century,” said Scott Sheppard, the College’s … [Read More...]

Didge Kids’ chance to shine

Excitement overcame any nervousness for Mount St Bernard College students Keane Ryan and Mathew Ederer as they performed in front of more than 30,000 people at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony. The two Year 12 students were … [Read More...]

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