Issue no. 31 | 17 October 2014 From the Principal Welcome back to Term 4! With only 69 days until Christmas we have much to fit in before the year ends. Hot on the heels of the release of the Government’s Review into the Australian Curriculum, we were pleased to welcome the Hon. Christopher Pyne, Minister for Education, […]

Issue no. 30 | 26 September 2014 From the Principal Term 3 has been a busy and exciting one for students and their Houses. Throughout the term, there has been many opportunities for the girls to enjoy House activities, including the colourful and festive House Dinners held in the Arts Centre, Sports Day at the SA Athletics Stadium, and, […]

Edition 3 – September 2014 Come and Try – I love it! That was the response from many of the girls on Sunday 7 September as they got, what was for many, their first rowing experience on the River Torrens. Other than the gusty breeze, the weather was perfect for rowing and the large group of first […]

Issue no. 29 | 19 September 2014 From the Head of Middle School They say that good things come to those who wait. Six of our girls have been doing just that since they first expressed an interest in an overseas exchange visit. Last week their waiting finally ended and they set off on their adventures to new schools […]

Issue no. 28 | 12 September 2014 From the Head of Senior School As we enter into the final weeks of Term 3 the Prefect selection process for 2015 begins. I have met with all Year 11 girls and asked them the question: “Does being a Prefect mean that you are a leader?” Absolutely not; everyone is a leader […]

Issue no. 27 | 5 September 2014 From the Director of Teaching and Learning A letter to a 17 year old me: Dear Meredith, As your exams approach I want to tell you some things that I have learnt as a young and then older woman, teacher and mother. You may not listen right now as you […]

Issue no. 26 | 29 August 2014 From the Director of Early Learning We are in the midst of a very exciting phase in the history of the Early Learners’ Centre. The centre’s expansion has begun and the scene is set for the new foundations to be poured. The excitement builds each day as our young learners, […]

Issue no. 25 | 21 August 2014 From the Principal As teachers we are fortunate to experience those ‘wow’ moments – those moments where you sit back in awe and marvel at what your students have achieved. Last Saturday I experienced one of those moments. The Music Festival of the Sisters of the Church culminated in a […]

Edition 2 – August 2014   Saints Girls Ergo For Cancer On Wednesday 6 August, members of the Saints Rowing squad visited Prince Alfred College to row in the Ergo for Cancer event. This was an indoor rowing fundraiser organised by members of PAC’s rowing squad. Participants aimed to set a new Guinness World Record of the […]

Issue no. 24 | 15 August 2014 From the Chaplain A Shared Spirit “Music does bring people together. It allows us to experience the same emotions. People everywhere are the same in heart and spirit.” – Henry David Thoreau What better way, then, to celebrate and sustain the shared spirit of the schools founded by the Community of […]

The August edition of the Old Scholars’ Enews was distributed recently. It’s a packed edition, with all the latest news of Old Scholar events and reunions. This edition includes: Welcome Join us to celebrate 120 years of Saints Girls Ladies’ Golf Day and Lunch Invitation Old Scholars’ Playgroup Morning Tea Invitation Interstate Reunions Wrap Class […]

Issue no. 23 | 8 August 2014 From the Head of Junior School Starting School – the important role that parents play At the commencement of the school term, we welcomed our newest Mid-Year Reception students. This class of students joins an ever increasing number of students moving from our Early Learners’ Centre into our Reception classes. The […]

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