Students Learn More About Homelessness

Members of the co-curricular group Young Vinnies learnt more about the plight of homeless people last week, during their annual Homelessness Evening. Students from Years 10 – 12, participated in the evening, sharing a dinner consisting of soup the girls had made themselves and bread.

Punmu – The Trip Of A Lifetime

For many, it might sound like a cliché, but the Punmu immersion trip really is life changing. For the twelfth consecutive year, students from our Year 11 cohort headed north to a remote indigenous community in the Great Sandy Desert.

2018 Winter Appeal Launch

This week saw the launch of our annual Winter Appeal. With this year, being our 80th year, we are hoping for our biggest appeal yet! We are very fortunate to have a College community that responds with such generosity and compassion, to assist those who are in need of winter comforts.

Rottnest Island’s Shameful History

Our Seeds of Justice girls recently hosted students from Mercy Schools around Perth to hear from Professor Len Collard, Noongar Elder and Chief Investigator at UWA School of indigenous studies who shared his wisdom on the topic of Rottnest Islands

Students Line Up To Sign Up For Service Groups

Service Sign-up Day was a great success! At both recess and lunch on Thursday, the leaders of each service group displayed boards outlining the activities their group engaged in. This gave students an opportunity to see which activities they may want to take part in.

Service Program

Part of the OGA Service Program, calls upon volunteers to assist senior members with various duties – cleaning, gardening, transport etc.

Last weekend, a group of Old Girls had the opportunity to assist and sprang into action!

Just One Thing – Turns into Hundreds of Things

A huge thank you to everyone who has supported the Year 12s in the Just One Thing campaign by donating goods. We are so thankful for the amazing generosity shown by our community! The campaign is now finished and we are no longer collecting items.

Seeds of Justice Combined Conference

This week, 15 Year 10 students, selected as a part of the Seeds of Justice Leadership Group, attended a combined Mercy Schools Conference, with Aranmore, Mercedes and St Brigid’s Catholic colleges, focusing on Aboriginal issues.

Why should we bother trying to make a difference?

Recently, a student asked me about why they should bother trying to make a difference. Why should they be the one to use less plastic, or recycle, or plant a tree?
Eco Sisters is about educating our students to be environmentally responsible.

Outreach Mass

The College annual Winter Appeal was a huge success. Staff, students and parents responded with generosity and compassion to the call for much needed donations.

Reconciliation and Sorry Day

Today in Wellington Square, Perth our Just Leadership group attended a very special event. The girls prepared and served morning tea to Indigenous Elders and organised activities for the public as part of Sorry Day.

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