Student enrolments in Cairns Catholic schools have topped the 12,000 mark for the first time.
Principal Profile: Narelle Hunt, Mount St Bernard College, Herberton
This month we speak to newly-appointed Principal of Herberton’s Mount St Bernard College, Narelle Hunt. Narelle shares what is most special about the multiculturally-diverse College located in the historic hills of the Tablelands town.
Stage Two of State-of-the-Art Catholic College Underway
Staff Spotlight: Shana Backshall on Changing Careers
For Shana, a professional opportunity led to a passion for working with young students and changing her career to become a teacher at St Stephen’s Catholic College, Mareeba. She shares her story as well as the benefits of switching careers.
Principal Profile: Ruth Mallon, Mother of Good Counsel School, North Cairns
In this month’s Principal Profile, Mother of Good Counsel School Principal, Ruth Mallon, shares what is most special about the North Cairns school as well as what makes her most proud to be the leader of the thriving inner-city school community.
Novel Idea: Students Share Love of Books
Students at Newman Catholic College, Smithfield have shared their love of reading with the next generation as part of a heartfelt group project with purpose.
Staff Spotlight: Shannon Grantley, Highly Accomplished Teacher
St Thomas of Villanova Parish School Year 2 Teacher Shannon Grantley is the latest teacher in the Cairns Diocese to receive Highly Accomplished Teacher status.
Principal Profile: Deanne Garrett, Our Lady Help of Christians School, Earlville
This month we spoke to Deanne Garrett, Principal of Our Lady Help of Christians School, Earlville. Deanne shares what she hopes to achieve as Principal and the best thing about living and working in tropical Far North Queensland.
Torres Strait School Helping to Preserve Critically Endangered Local Languages
Year 5 and 6 students at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart School at Waibeni (Thursday Island) have been learning local traditional language as part of the school’s commitment to preserving the critically endangered languages of the remote region.
Swapping the Big Smoke for Island Life
Our Lady of the Sacred Heart School teacher Hannah Cantwell shares her experience swapping her big city life in Melbourne for a slower-paced existence on Thursday Island – and the career opportunities that came with it!