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Staff and students return to St Pius X High School, Adamstown and St Francis Xavier’s College, Hamilton following enforced isolation

Published 19/08/2020

Staff and students from schools in the Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle, St Pius X High School, Adamstown and St Francis Xavier’s College, Hamilton who we…

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Sporting chances curtailed

Published 18/08/2020

Charlie Hawke was on the way to completing his domination of school swimming events in his final year at St Francis Xavier’s, Hamilton. But he was left stranded…

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Justice through unity and respect

Published 29/05/2020

Catholic school students across the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle have displayed a mature, thoughtful and in one case a hands-on approach to reconciliation, sho…

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The show must go on

Published 6/05/2020

About 130 students and teachers came together via Zoom on Wednesday 29 April for ASPIRE’s Dramafest — an annual event where professional artists deliver special…

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Remote learning right as rain

Published 14/04/2020

The coronavirus pandemic has created a learning curve for everyone. Teachers, students, parents and grandparents are acquiring new skills and techniques in rela…

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ASPIRE performers tread the keyboards

Published 9/04/2020

Creating online learning opportunities is nothing new for schools across our Diocese, however, COVID-19 government-enforced restrictions are the impetus to expl…

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Defining experience

Published 19/03/2020

A thoughtful and moving acceptance speech from the Diocesan Dux was one of the highlights of the Academic Awards Ceremony, held in the Toohey Room, Cathedral Ho…

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Faith-life example acknowledged

Published 13/03/2020

Acknowledged by her peers as being an outstanding Assistant Principal responsible for wellbeing, Carmel Wright of St Pius X High School, Adamstown was formally…

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Talkin’ ’bout my generation

Published 9/03/2020

Members of the “silent generation” are typically characterised by their discipline, gratitude and appreciation of life’s simplicities. Attending school in the 1…

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