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Catholic College Sale


A welcome from the Principal


It is with great pleasure and a sense of excitement that I commenced my duties as Principal of Catholic College Sale on st the 1 February, 2011. I feel very privileged to be appointed as Principal of a Catholic Secondary College with such strong foundations in the Marist and Sion charisms and tradition. It is very obvious that the community, staff and students are very proud of their College and my prayer would be to work towards enhancing the deep spiritual and educational tradition of the College.


14 MAR Labour Day th 25 APR Easter Monday th 26 APR Anzac Day th 13 JUN Queens Birthday st 1 NOV Melbourne Cup TERM DATES Term 1 Term 2 Term 3 Term 4

04 FEB - 08 APR 27 APR - 01 JUL 18 JUL - 23 SEP 10 OCT - 09 DEC

IMPORTANT DATES TO NOTE: WED 23 FEB 2011 Parent Student ICT Forum Year 9 & 11 Netbook Handout . Bishop Phelan Stadium MON 28 FEB 2011 EMA Applications Close No late applications can be accepted so please ensure we have your application th by Monday 28 February. Thankyou.

The College Staff and students have been extremely welcoming and I feel very supported in my initial weeks as Principal and I know this support will continue into the future. I believe strongly that little is achieved in isolation and that the three pillars that support educational development are the student, the parent and the College working together to support spiritual, personal and academic growth and development in a caring and supportive environment. Our opening school Mass celebrated by Bishop Chris Prowse was a magnificent event that was inclusive of all students, parents and staff, who attended. Bishop Prowse‟s message reinforced that we are a Mission College here to serve all who seek our Catholic values and traditions. Student participation in our recent swimming sports for both the Sion and St Patrick‟s campuses was outstanding and while we acknowledge swimming skill and achievement it was great to see the support for all students who were willing to participate in all events on the days. I am looking forward to many years of serving our College community and providing appropriate leadership to ensure our students achieve their very best while developing a strong faith-filled character. It is with sadness that we acknowledge the passing of Matt Hall (past student of the College) and as a community our

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thoughts and prayers are with Vin and Ros (past staff members of the College) and their family. I congratulate our students in Years 7,8,10 and 11 who provided a respectful guard of honour for Matt. Newsletters will appear fortnightly and initially will be given to the youngest enrolled student in the family. A Child Of Mine I‟ll lend you a little while A child of mine, God said For you to love the while he lives And mourn for when he„s dead It may be six or seven years, Or forty-two or three But will you, till I call him back Take care of him for me? He‟ll bring his charms to gladden you And should his stay be brief, You‟ll have his lovely memories As a solace for your grief I cannot promise he will stay For all from earth returns But there are lessons taught below I want this child to learn. I‟ve looked the whole world over In my search for teachers true And from all beings that crowd life‟s land I have chosen you Now, will you give him all your love Nor think the labor vain. Nor hate me when I come to take This lent child back again I fancied that I heard you say “Dear Lord, Thy will be done. For all the joys Thy child will bring The risk of grief we‟ll run We will shelter him with tenderness We‟ll love him while we may And for the happiness we have now know Forever grateful stay.” But should the angels come for him Much sooner than we‟d planned, We‟ll brave the bitter grief that comes And try to understand

CCS Feb 2011

38TH Marist Cricket Carnival Catholic College Saleâ€&#x;s Marist XI cricket team narrowly went down to host team Marist College th Canberra in the 38 Marist Carnival held last week. Sharing four wins and one loss each, Canberra was awarded the honours on a slightly better quotient (0.102). The College played outstanding and thoroughly entertaining cricket all week. All members of the team contributed well, whether with the bat or ball, or in

the field. Chris Smart played the innings of the week, smashing 109 runs off 122 balls against Assumption College. Rohan Diamond also played a number of entertaining innings, especially his 97 (99 balls) against Sacred Heart Adelaide. Best performances with the ball came from J.Davis 4/8 against ACK, N.French 3/6 against Lismore and M.Walters 3 for 21 against ACK. Rohan Diamond was

named Player of the Carnival and was selected as Captain of the Marist All Australian XI. Chris Smart also gained selection in the Marist All Australian XI. With most players still available, the team is looking forward eagerly to completing in next yearâ€&#x;s carnival to be held in Auckland New Zealand.

Results: CCSale 8/271 d Assumption College Kilmore 197 C.Smart 109, J.Scott 45, R.Diamond 43, T.Tatterson 23, M.Walters 3/21, B.Sykes, 2/41 CCSale 243 d Sacred Heart Adelaide 94 R.Diamond 97, M.Walters 62, N.French 38, J.Davis 4/8, J.Kiss 2/12 CCSale 182 lost to Marist Canberra 5/179 (D/L system) R.Diamond 75, N.French 30, J.Davis 22, L.Floyd 2/20, J.Davis 2/46 CCSale 5/136 d LaValla Traralgon 9/135 C.Smart 35, J.Davis 35, M.Walters 21, J.Kiss 2/20, B.Sykes 2/25, C.Smart 2/27 CCSale 1/64 d Trinity Lismore 62 C.Smart 28no, J.Davis 16no, N.French 3/6, C.Smart 2/0, J.Kiss 2/18

Opera Bootcamp - Sydney Year 12 CCS student Shakira Dugan, received a scholarship to attend the Opera Australia Bootcamp - 'Heatwave' held in Sydney in January. After auditioning, Shakira, along with 39 other young opera singers from around Australia, attended a six day bootcamp in Sydney. The company rehearsed opera and caberet songs and dance with a

'Heatwave' theme, before giving two 2 hour performances, at the Australian Institute of Music, Surrey Hills. The musical directors of the Australian Opera were so impressed with Shakira talent, that they have offered to tutor her to further enhance her voice for the future.

CCS Feb 2011

College Rowing Rowing has started for 2011. Continuing students are asked to complete this year‟s enrolment form and return to the Office or Ms Perry as soon as possible. Forms and information are available from the Student Office and Sion Office. Students will once again have the opportunity to enter the Swing Bridge Challenge – a 9km race from the rowing shed to the Swing Bridge and return. Last year we had a student crew achieve first place and a mixed student /staff crew place third.

Have you ever wanted to try rowing? It is a great team activity that is suitable for all ages and abilities. Students in Year 7-12 are invited to try rowing with a 3 week introduction. $50 covers all equipment, coaching and insurance. You will start on the rowing machines then progress to having a go on the water, both rowing and coxing. Forms are available from the Student Office and Sion Office.

We need more coaches! Parents who are interested in volunteering 2 hours per week are needed so that more students can have the opportunity to become involved. You don‟t need rowing experience – beginners will be paired up with an experienced coach and you will learn as you go. Times are Monday 4-5.30pm and/or 5.30-7pm. Reduced student fees apply if a parent coaches! Contact Gail Perry at St Pat‟s Campus for more information.

Have you ever wanted to try rowing? It is a great team activity that is Year 9 students have beenforlearning suitable all ageshow and to fingerspell, introduce themselves and count. Students should be practicing abilities. Students in Yearthese skills at home at least three times per week. 7-12 Activity can be found in the students‟ areideas invitedfortopracticing try textbook and on MyClasses. rowing with a 3 week introduction. $50 covers all equipment, coaching and insurance. You will start on the rowing machines then progress to having a go on the water, both rowing and 23rd February coxing.Wednesday Forms are 7pm available from the Student Office and Sion Office.

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Parent Student ICT Forum

in Bishop Phelan Stadium We need more coaches! Parents whoYrare 9 &11 Netbook Handout interested in volunteering 2 hours per week are Visit the College website for further needed so that more information including students can have the policies and consent forms opportunity to become involved. You don’t need rowing experience – beginners will be paired up with an experienced coach and you will learn as you go. Times are Monday 4-5.30pm and/or

CCS Feb 2011

Canteen News Another year is upon us as we welcome all the new year 7 students to the Sion Campus and look forward to them familiarising themselves at the JUNIOR CAMPUS while the year 9 students are taking another step to the SENIOR CAMPUS - we also acknowledge any other new students to the college. Again we thank all who have volunteered their time to the canteens You should have received your 2011 roster ( GREEN Sion ) ( PINK St Pat's ) Unfortunately we have QUITE A FEW VACANCIES at ST PAT'S and we would be most grateful if you could spare 1 hour every six weeks (This can be managed in your lunch hour if you are a working parent) (Dads/Nana's/Pa's) are MOST WELCOME please phone June on 51439733 A reminder to those volunteers who have as yet, not submitted their "WORKING WITH CHILDREN CERTIFICATE" number to the canteen, we ask that you bring it with you on your first duty- these are available from any Post Office. The Canteens are open at both Sion and St Pat's for morning recess with a LIMITED MENU. The canteen is open for AFTERNOON RECESS AT St Pat's only also with a LIMITED MENU At both canteens we take pride in making sure that all students have the opportunity to a HEALTHY menu

IMPORTANT: ALL STUDENTS are asked to place their lunch orders NO LATER than 9.00a.m in the appropriate boxes to secure their chosen lunch ST PAT'S CAMPUS - Boxes are situated near the STUDENT OFFICE and the CANTEEN SION CAMPUS - box is situated at the CANTEEN ALL LUNCH BOXES ARE CLEARED @ 9.00 a.m PLEASE have your student see the Canteen Managers if they have any concerns in regard to the lunch order procedure. They will have a great deal to absorb during the first weeks and we don't want them hungry as well Lunch bags are available from all pastoral rooms FREE for your students to write their lunch orders out. Please ensure that all bags from home are CLEAN and large enough to accommodate the students lunch. All orders are ordered FRESH each day. We carry a SMALL amount of extra food for EMERGENCIES. Placing orders on time will enable your student to have a substantial lunch and not have to retreat to an unhealthy alternative. There will be GENUINE reasons as to why lunches have not being placed and these can be organised at RECESS at both canteens CREDIT IS NOT AVAILABLE FROM THE CANTEEN CORRECT MONEY WOULD BE APPRECIATED A combined price list for the canteens' is attached to the newsletter Please contact us at the canteen if you have any queries. We look forward to meeting our "NEW" volunteers and catching up with the "OLDIES for a cuppa and a chat.

June Armstrong (St Pat's Campus)

Angie Ridgeway & Julie Slattery (Sion Campus)








Meat Noodles Soup Soup and a roll Chicken

$3.50 $2.00 $1.00 $1.60 $3.50

Scrolls Apple/Coffee Finger Buns Apple Shuttle Custard Tarts

Egg & Bacon Quiche Pasties Vege Pastie Sausage Rolls Dim Sims Pizzas Toasted Foccacias Cheese Tom/Cheese/Avo Chicken/Ham Extra $1.00 Lasagne

Tukka Tubs (Wedges) Spagetti Bolognaise Chicken Burgers Cheese/Lettuce/Mayo Chicken Chilli Wrap Lettuce/Cheese/CSauce) 2 tenders extra Chicken Royale In Roll Cheese/Lettuce Mayo SANDWICHES/ROLLS Plain/Wholemeal/Multigrain Chicken Salad Ham/Salad Chicken (Mayo) Salad Egg Lettuce Salad Wraps Cheese Vegemite Ham Rolls Plain/Wholemeal Toasted Cheese/Tomato Baked Beans/Spagetti Extras: Egg/Jumbo/Avo

$3.50 $3.50 $3.50 $3.50 $2.50 $0.60 $2.50

Muffins - Large St Pat’s - Small Yoghurt

$2.20 $2.00 $2.50

$2.50 $2.00 $1.60

DRINKS $2.00 $3.00

$4.00 $3.50 $3.50

Big M’s - Large - Small Plain Organic OJ Milo

$3.00 $2.00 $2.00 $2.50 $1.00




$1.00 $2.00 $3.50

Fruit Juice


Up & Go Straw/Choc/Vanilla Primas (Sion only)


Fruit Salad Trm1&4





$5.50 $5.00 $4.50 $4.50 $4.00 $4.50 $2.00 $2.00 $3.00 $0.60 $2.50




CCS Feb 2011




Education Maintenance Allowance 2011 The Education Maintenance Allowance (EMA) is provided to assist eligible families with the costs associated with the education of their children. To be eligible for receipt of the EMA you must:

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be either a parent or guardian of a primary or secondary school student up to the age of sixteen; and

be an eligible beneficiary of a Centrelink pension, allowance or benefit within the meaning of the State Concessions Act 2004 or be a Veterans Affairs (TPI) pensioner or be a foster parent.

Consequently parents/guardians are able to access the EMA if they have a valid Health Care Card or valid Pension Card. The eligibility criteria must be met as at the first day of Term 1 ( 1 February 2011) which is the first day for teaching staff) and Term 3 ( 18 July 2011). The EMA application must be submitted to the school by 28 February 2011 for the first instalment and 5 August 2011 for the second instalment. The EMA provides an annual amount of $230 for primary students and $460 for secondary students and is paid in two instalments. Students turning 16 years in 2011 will be paid on a pro rata basis. Payment Amounts

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Parents with continuing eligibility, who are paid the first instalment of 2011 through this school will not be required to complete a new application for the second instalment. Parents who transfer children to another school after 28 February 2011 and prior to or on 5 August 2011, must reapply at the new school for the second instalment. Contact: School Office for application form and further information.


CCS Principal Mr. Chris Randell congratulates the 2011 School Captain Ashleigh Robbins and Daniel Luhrs

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