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IMPORTANT DATES
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22nd to 23rd July
Boarders Leave Weekend


23rd to 29th July

Catholic Education Week


24th to 26th July

Year 9 Maths Enrichment Camp


26th to 28th July

Year 8 Camp at Echo Creek


31st July

Visit from Tokyo Uni Agriculture HS


1st - 2nd August

District Athletics 13-19yrs
Atherton SHS


3rd August

Year 7 & 8 Maths Quiz Atherton SHS



13th - 14th August

Peninsula Athletics Barlow Park Cairns


15th - 18th August

Year 9 Expedition Walsh River


17th - 20th August
Qld Catholic Schools & Colleges Music Festival Villanova College Brisbane


25th August

NAIDOC Day & Open Day at MSB


26th - 27th August

Boarders Leave Weekend

 

 

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Mount St Bernard College offers a quality, Catholic secondary education for young people, male and female, in Years 7 through 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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CATHOLIC EDUCATION WEEK
Catholic Education Week is an opportunity for all Catholic schools to celebrate and promote their distinctive mission and ethos.  Catholic education strives to make a difference in the lives of those in our schools and in the wider community by challenging young people to live out the message of Jesus and to reach their full potential as compassionate, contributing, life-giving members of society. Catholic education:

  • Is a faith-based education which places the values f Jesus at its centre
  • Is a high quality, holistic education for 1 in 5 young Queenslanders, educating them to be well-informed, highly skilled and constructive members of the community
  • Values diversity and treats each student with dignity enabling them in turn to promote and respect the dignity of all
  • Nurtures in students a commitment to social justice and a critical social consciousness
  • Prepares students for global responsibilities through stewardship of the earth’s resources
  • Is an integral part of the local and universal Church
  • Occurs in welcoming, inclusive, and connected communities.

MSB CONFRATERNITY TEAM 2017
What a pleasure and a privilege it was to take our squad of 20 players and support personnel to the 2017 Confraternity Carnival. Congratulations need to be extended to the following team members for their involvement and commitment – Daniel, Richard, Meku, Billy, Euwanae, Keane, Lee, Yarus, Daniel, Zjahndalee, Barry, Percy, Toby, Braiden, Matthew, Tyrese, Dale, Tommy, Daniel and Nabil. What a team! Ash, Tanneal, Jason, Tina and David spent the first week of the recent school holiday’s in Brisbane while the team of 20 young men competed in our first outing at the Confraternity Carnival. Please see the current newsletter for more photos and information.

Confraternity Team 2017

NAIDOCNAIDOC DAY
NAIDOC Day is fast approaching. The College will provide a Bus Service from Cairns on the morning of Friday 25th August and return to Cairns in the afternoon. This will coincide with the Boarders free weekend. Bus Pick up points are, 1st, Gordonvale, Picconne’s Supermarket Edmonton, Stockland Earlville, Seville Centre Earlville, Cairns Central, Smithfield Shopping Centre and Mareeba Information Centre. These will be central pick up points not residential addresses. Please advise college if you will require this bus service asap. The Naidoc Program will be running all day from 9am—3pm. Program includes Liturgy, Cultural feast and of course our famous dancers. More details to come about other exciting events and entertainment. NAIDOC shirts will be for sale. Cost $50.00 All family are welcome to attend. RSVP no later than Tuesday 15th August. If you have any further queries please contact MSB’s Transition Team on PH: 40 961 444 We look forward to seeing you.

Woolworths Earn & LearnWOOLWORTHS EARN & LEARN
This year we will be participating in the Woolworths Earn & Learn program. Through this program we will be able to get new educational resources for our school. Of course, participation is entirely up to you. How it works: From Wednesday 26th July to Tuesday 19th September we are collecting Woolworths Earn & Learn Stickers. You will get one Woolworths Earn & Learn Sticker for every $10 spent (excluding liquor, tobacco and gift cards). Drop stickers into Student Reception, the Library or the Collection Box at your local Woolworths. At the end of the promotion, we’ll be able to get some great new equipment. The range is extensive and offers lots of items ideal for our students – including resources for Maths, English, Science and some fantastic fun supplies for Arts & Craft, Sport and for our library. If you’d like to know more visit woolworths.com.au/earnandlearn

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR 2018 NOW OPEN
A number of scholarships are available to students attending Mount St Bernard College.

If you are interested in applying for a scholarship in 2018 please refer to the links above or contact the college directly on 4096 1444.

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