Linda Stade

Andrea’s Mercy Gift

This term, Andrea Dopson created an altar cloth for a fellow Mercy school in Victoria. A nice act of compassion at a difficult time for that state.

The World is their Oyster.

Year 8 student, Lee-Elle Cooper has ranked in the top 5% of students in Australia for her age group in the 2020 Australian Geography Competition.

Year 7s Focus on Friendships

Healthy friendships are a vital part of positive mental health. Linda Stade spoke to Year 7s about some of the friendship issues they may encounter in early adolescence and some positive approaches they can take.

Leadership Training Day

Last Thursday the leaders of 2021 were commissioned. This week, leadership training and formation sessions were held to start these girls on their journey.

Health Week 2020

This week was Health Week at the College! The Health & Physical Education Department ran a variety of activities for staff and students throughout the week.

Shhhhh…. Don’t Tell

Who does your daughter speak to when she has a problem? This blog from our Director of Staff & Students, Danielle Spark, addresses the resources available to you and your daughter when problems emerge, as they inevitably do in every child’s life.

Nutrition For Life

Vanessa Carmody is our Deputy Head of Boarding and a qualified nutritionist. She spoke to the Year 11 girls last week about nutrition, sleep, and exercise.

Kindness Science at Santa Maria

Acts of kindness positively impact both our community and each student, staff member and parent individually. It’s the perfect marriage of science and faith in action. Read what Santa Maria is doing to promote kindness and why it is important.

Meeting Monsignor Keating

Since standing down from his position as Dean of St Mary’s Cathedral, Monsignor Keating has been saying Mass for the Santa Maria community in the Chapel on Fridays. We sat and talked with him about life since his ‘retirement’.

Kindness Rocks

When we are kind to others it releases in us chemicals that improve our mental health and wellbeing. Check out the novel way Santa Maria College is using this information.

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