News Category: Mission & Identity

Environment Portfolio Report

Term 3 has been a very successful term for the Environment Portfolio.  We have had record staff and students participating in Trash Free Tuesday with numbers reaching 310 students in Week 7 and 55 staff in Weeks 5 and 6. Being conscious of reducing single use plastic in our daily lives is good for our… Read more »

Modibodi Support Eddies Kenya Immersion

Through one of our wonderful parents in the College community, Modibodi have come on board to help with our donations of women’s underwear for our Kenya immersion. Through one of our wonderful parents in the College community, Modibodi have come on board to help with our donations of women’s underwear for our Kenya immersion. Modibodi… Read more »

Investiture of College Prefects Mass

During a solemn and beautiful mass presided over by Father Timothy, the College welcomed the prefect body for 2019-20. Their badges were blessed and pinned on their blazer by one of their parents. At the conclusion of mass the 2019 – 2020 College Captain and Vice Captains were announced. Congratulations to: Captain:  Jackson Robb Vice-Captain:… Read more »

Environment Portfolio Report

Weeks 5 and 6 have seen record numbers of students and staff participating in Trash Free Tuesday since being introduced at the College! Thank you to students, parents, carers and our staff for your continued support and making permanent changes in reducing single use plastic in your daily lives.  

Students Busy Completing Waterford Hours

Students have been busy this term in the community finalising their Waterford hours for 2019. There has been a big push with the environment within the school and there has been a lot of students filling orange Earn and Return bags diverting thousands of recyclable bottles and cans from landfill. A lot of staff and… Read more »

Cardinal Newman School Visit

On 20 August, five students in Year 11, from Cardinal Newman school in Argentina, accompanied by one teacher, spent the morning at our College. They were shown the many amazing aspects of the day to day teaching and learning that occurs and the wonderful facilities that St Edward’s are privileged to have. During period one… Read more »

Social Justice

A reminder that your son’s Waterford (15 hours) commitment is due at the end of Term 3. Please ensure that he is working towards completion of this and hopefully aims for 100 hours, in which he will receive Edmund Rice Honours at Awards Night. Term 3 opportunities include: MS Readathon 40 Hour Famine Coast Shelter… Read more »

The Latest from the Environment Portfolio

Last term the College averaged over 200 students per week coming to school Trash Free on Tuesdays and over 50 staff adopted the initiative. Students who brought a trash free lunch every Tuesday last term will be rewarded in Week 3 with a pizza lunch from one of our supporters, BamVino.  Members from the Environment… Read more »

Social Justice – Waterford Project

A reminder that your son’s Waterford (15 hours) commitment is due at the end of Term 3. Please ensure that he is working towards completion of this and hopefully aims for 100 hours, in which he will receive Edmund Rice Honours at Awards Night. Term 3 opportunities include: MS Readathon 40 Hour Famine Coast Shelter… Read more »