St Eugene College Burpengary


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1st -15th September
Study Zone

2nd -3rd September

QCS Tests

5th - 8th September

11/12 Cert III Outdoor Recreation - Canoeing Camp Koombooloomba Dam

7th September

Fathers Day

16th - 18th September

Block Exams

18th September

BBQ Lunch & Liturgy
Term 3 Ends at 3pm

6th October

Labour Day Qld Public Holiday

8th October

All classes commence Term 4

11th - 17th October

Year 11 Expedition - Cedar Bay

20th October

Student Free Day


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Mount St Bernard College offers a quality, Catholic secondary education for young people, male and female, in Years 8 thru 12.  At MSB we are proud of our Mercy traditions, while remaining responsive to the contemporary needs of students who seek a faith-based education that will stand them in good stead for the future. Catholic Education Office Cairns

Our College is a culturally diverse community which provides a holistic education that nurtures the academic, spiritual, emotional, physical, cultural and social development of individual students in a caring, safe and supportive environment. At MSB we recognise the individuality of every one of our students. We seek to help each student become the best person they can be, by providing quality learning and teaching and making available a rich tapestry of sporting,artistic and other co-curricular activities, to help them discover and develop their personal giftedness.

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Mount St Bernard art students, were recently treated to a visit, from Jane Heraghty, an artist from Cairns.  The students were absolutely fascinated by Jane's freedom and expression as a sculptural artist. Collaboratively, students selected recycled objects such as; toys, ornaments, plastic spoons, etc. to create sculptural art works. The students were encouraged to use coloured pigments in plaster-of-paris, to stick, paint and join their objects together. It was wonderful to see the students explore abstract thoughts, and construction of mixed-media sculptures. Breaking down the thought processes of Realism. Jane allowed the students to stand around a table and move freely in the space, cracking porcelain with hammers and unscrewing plastic toys.

  • Thelma described the workshop as, 'it's a bit weird, but good to use recycled toys, instead of throwing them in the bin, it's a messy wonderland!'

  • Nathan said: "It was a bit messy, but it was great to have a chance to express your imagination in any form you wanted. There are no limits or any boundaries to what she can create."

  • Ursula said: "It was interesting to experience what an artist does every day."

Students working with Jane Heraghty   Visiting Artist Jane Heraghty


We hope to finalise enrolments for 2015 by the end of term 3. Year 10 is nearly full and there are still vacancies for 4 or 5 more in each of years 9, 11 and 12. There are still 25 boarding spaces available across Year 7 & 8.

An absolutely fantastic two days were had with a number of Athletes from our College representing the Tablelands Region at the Peninsula Track and Field trials. The competition was hot and our students shined on both days: Elizabeth 1st Javelin, Romatu 4th Javelin, Liz 4th Javelin & 7th Shot Put, Manaeda 5th 100m & 6th Long Jump, Pearl 2nd Javelin, Jim 4th 100m & 2nd Javelin, Maryanne 7th Javelin, Barry 5th Javelin, Irene 8th Shot Put.

A big congratulations to all these students, they all finished within the top 10 in Peninsula an outstanding effort. A huge congratulations to Jim who is off to the State championships. Jim will compete in the Javelin, Long jump and Triple Jump at this event. He will need to travel to Brisbane and is currently fundraising to enable himself to get there. The State Championships are in Brisbane this year and will cost Jim's family around $900 to get him there, so if your see Jim or know his family please buy a raffle ticket from him to help his cause.

Peninsula Athletics  Peninsula Athletics - Shot Put

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