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Christian Brothers College Newsletter Senior Campus 214 Wakefield Street, Adelaide SA 5000 P 08 8400 4200 F 08 8400 4299 Junior Campus 324 Wakefield Street, Adelaide SA 5000 P 08 8400 4222 F 08 8400 4220 CBC Community 178 East Terrace, Children’s Centre Adelaide SA 5000 P 08 8223 5469 F 08 8223 7803 A Birth-12 Catholic College for boys in the Edmund Rice Tradition Email Website Term 1, Week 5 | Friday 28 February, 2014 Junior Campus students visit the Clipsal 500! May the fragrance Of a breathing meadow Refresh your heart And remind you are A Child of the earth… From The Principal Dear Parents, Friends and Caregivers, Prayer for the Senses Last week I attended a meeting of SA Catholic Secondary principals and I was deeply moved by the final prayer adapted and reproduced in shortened version from the words of John O’Donohue: May the touch of your skin Register the beauty Of the otherness That surrounds you. May your listening be attuned Staff Overseas Deputy Principal Shaun Clarke has been selected to attend the world chapter of Christian Brothers in Nairobi, Africa as one of eight lay observers chosen worldwide. Shaun will be joined by EREA Executive Director Dr Wayne Tinsey. Both delegates have been chosen for their deep and active commitment to the charism of Blessed Edmund Rice. We wish Shaun and Wayne every blessing for a safe journey and a period of deep discernment as the Brothers chart their vision into the future. Three members of staff Mr Lee Del Col, Mr Emmanuel Gaitaneris and Ms Scarlett Lucero will participate in an overseas immersion program during the Easter holiday break. They will be assigned to a school in Jinan, China and will be involved in a homestay. New Appointment Ms Mary White has been appointed to the replacement contract position of Office Assistant/Receptionist at the Junior Campus. Mary brings to the College extensive experience in the office environment as well as a To the deeper silence Where sound is honed To bring distance home. Liberating Education We open hearts and minds, through quality teaching and learning experiences, so that through critical reflection and engagement each person is hope-filled and free to build a better world for all. Faith Excellence Community Compassion multitude of other skills including being a professional proofreader and writer. I take this opportunity to thank Mary-Anne for her professionalism and dedication to the CBC community over the past 6 months and wish her well as she re-enters her retirement. Visiting Students Last week we welcomed two exchange students from Uganda -- Richard (Bugingo) Kiwanuka and Fred ZZiwa. Both boys were able to visit classrooms and experience life in Australia. Student Leadership Congratulations to the students in the Junior Campus who were commissioned as leaders in an assembly last week. I am pleased to announce the new O’Brien Student House Captain is Joseph De Donatis. Joseph will carry the dual leadership role in rowing as well as House Captain in 2014. I wish to thank Charlie Meyer the previous incumbent whose leadership blessed us all. Charlie has left CBC to follow a dream with an apprenticeship. I wish both students every blessing for the exciting times ahead. On Monday night members of the College Leadership Team and Heads of House shared dinner under the vines in the Senior Campus with the Year 12 leadership team and their parents. This was a lovely opportunity to

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