Wednesday, November 22 2017

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Author: Julie Cooper

The Dawson Library: A Modern Learning Space

The Dawson Library: A Modern Learning Space

From the Principal
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Have you been inside the Dawson Library? When? If you have not been in there recently, you might be in for a bit of a surprise! In the past our library looked a bit like this picture - all books, shelves and few/no people! In many schools the library is a place of s ...
Open Boys Touch Football Gala Day

Open Boys Touch Football Gala Day

Football, Sport
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In perfect conditions at Nelson Bay last Friday, our Open Boys Touch players proved us all proud this year. The team produced some excellent Touch with spectacular drives and dives, with Manning Lawrie scoring a hat trick in the first game and some great winger tries also scored throu ...
Parenting Adolescents – Your Biggest Challenge Yet?

Parenting Adolescents – Your Biggest Challenge Yet?

Pastoral Care
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As part of our mission to provide a safe environment for our children where they can grow into well rounded flourishing adults, we have many Pastoral Programs which foster social and emotional skills as well as citizenship skills, including digital citizenship. This process is heavily de ...
Success is a Funny Thing

Success is a Funny Thing

From the Principal
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Success is a funny thing. Sometimes what looks like failure turns out to be success (in the long run). For several years I have had the opportunity to teach students a Higher School Certificate unit based on the film “Blade Runner” - one of my favourite all time movies. And I am looki ...
SCAS Student Business Plan Competition State Finalist

SCAS Student Business Plan Competition State Finalist

Academic News, Secondary
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Year 11 student Laura Ausling has reached the final of the University of Newcastle Business Plan Challenge. The competition continues to grow and this year 434 students from across NSW submitted business plans with an exceptionally high standard of entry. Laura has been awarded $1000 ...
Stage 1 Disco Fundraiser

Stage 1 Disco Fundraiser

Pastoral Care
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Earlier this year Stage 1 Crusaders decided that one way we could be God’s lights and show His love to others is by sponsoring a child. So last Friday afternoon, we hosted a fundraiser disco for our new sponsor child, Ratthaphum. The disco was loads of fun, and our Year 3 leaders, Jan ...
Kindergarten Visit to Petting Farm

Kindergarten Visit to Petting Farm

News
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Kindergarten recently spent the day at Rose’s Vineyard and Petting Farm for an excursion full of exciting learning. Students met an array of farm animals both big and small. They got to feed bottles of milk to the calves and lambs as well as pellet feed to the bigger cows, sheep and ...
Year 10 Commerce Visit Sydney

Year 10 Commerce Visit Sydney

Academic News, Secondary
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SCAS Year 10 Commerce students travelled to Sydney recently, enjoying a perfect Sydney day. Student explored the Sydney CBD, including a tour of the Reserve Bank of Australia, NSW Parliament House and an exclusive sneak peak in the office of financial investment firm Perpetual. They then ...
French Students Tour Noumea

French Students Tour Noumea

Academic News, Secondary
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During the recent September school holiday break, fourteen of our Year 9 French Language students and their teachers travelled to Noumea in New Caledonia. Students and teachers enjoyed immersing themselves into the French language and also spent time learning about the Kanak culture.  ...
Year 8 Drama Film a Finalist in 2017 Bloodfest

Year 8 Drama Film a Finalist in 2017 Bloodfest

Drama, Performing Arts
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Year 8 Drama students Andre Pelser, Bryce Turner, Spencer Burt, Jesse Beard and Will Marchmant have successfully had their Semester 2 Drama film 'Hide' selected as a finalist in '2017 Bloodfest'. Bloodfest is a kid's horror film festival and international film competition. The student ...