The community at St Brendan’s Primary School in Lakes Entrance gathered to celebrate the beginning of the new school year with two significant ceremonies; a Mass, and an official Welcome to Country and Smoking ceremony.
There were plenty of new faces at St James Primary School in Nar Nar Goon on the first day of school, with 17 Foundation students and a new principal all ready to begin the new school year.
Staff and students at St Thomas the Apostle Primary School in Cranbourne East will have a fresh start to the new year, after farewelling their former principal.
The first day of school was doubly exciting for students of St Angela of the Cross, with balloons in the school colours to celebrate the opening of the new school.
After nearly 130 years, the historic Sion Campus of Catholic College Sale has closed its doors, with students set to take advantage of new facilities at the school’s St Patrick’s campus.
To commemorate NAIDOC Week 2020, Diocese of Sale Catholic Education Limited (DOSCEL) acknowledged and celebrated our nation’s story, which began long before European settlement. This year’s theme, ‘Always Was, Always Will Be’ recognises that First Nations people have occupied and cared for this continent for over 65,000 years.
Nagle College staff cooked dozens of meals for St Mary's Parish and the Bairnsdale Corps of the Salvation Army, thanks to a generous donation from Sunrise Rotary Bairnsdale.
St Peter’s College recently held its annual Student Pursuit of Excellence awards via video, so the whole school community could still celebrate the college’s high achievers while most students are learning from home.
St Brigid's Primary School in Officer has been busy preparing online resources and activities for students to undertake remotely, as primary school children begin Term 3 at home.
Staff at Lumen Christi Primary School in Churchill are keeping school spirits high as they prepare for the possibility of remote schooling.
Catholic schools in the Diocese of Sale have begun taking precautionary measures to try to minimise the spread of coronavirus. All schools remain open at this stage, and parents have been advised to send their children to school as usual.