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Resilient Young Minds

In order to best support our young people, we need to understand the landscape they’re living in. Currently in Australia, 1 in 5 young people are living with anxiety, and 1 in 6 will experience depression. We know that when young people are struggling, more than half won’t seek help. Therefore, it’s important that we,…

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Newman News Term 3 Week 2: From the Director of Mission and Catholic Identity

On 23 July Marists across the world celebrated the birth of the Marist dream which started with twelve seminarians in 1816, when they climbed the steep steps to the to the Fourvière chapel in Lyon to pledge themselves “as soon as possible, establish a most holy congregation of Marists.” This foundational event in began the Marist story…

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Newman News Term 2 Week 10: From the Deputy Principal Secondary

Term Two has come to an end, and it was certainly a term filled with challenges. Despite this, our students have continued to strive for excellence and have made some outstanding achievements that were recognised during our Principal’s Assembly this morning.  In particular, I would like to acknowledge the following achievements:  Curtin University Innovative School’s…

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Newman News Term 2 Week 10: From the Principal

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KfkAbuK9BPA School Registration As a result of Marist Schools Australia Limited becoming incorporated earlier this year, Newman College was required to undertake a further School Registration Audit, conducted by the Department of Education WA.  This process was similar to the Audit conducted under Catholic Education WA in 2021 where the College received a very positive…

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Newman News Term 2 Week 10: From the Director of Mission and Catholic Identity

Year 9 Retreat The recent Year 9 Retreat Day followed our Vision for Mission: to form “Good Christians and Good Citizens” offering students an opportunity away from normal school routine to pause and reflect on their relationship with others, themselves and God. The Retreat proved to be a positive and rewarding experience for our students.…

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Newman News Term 2 Week 8: From the Principal

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=523tfefWu9Y Champagnat Day Our K-12 College community celebrated Champagnat Day today, Friday 17 June, with Mass and annual Fete Day activities. As one of 52 Marist schools across Australia, the Feast Day of St Marcellin Champagnat is an opportunity to gather, give thanks, and to celebrate our shared Marist identity.  In 2022 we celebrate 150…

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Newman News Term 2 Week 8: From the Director of Mission and Catholic Identity

Key Dates College Calendar Link – In recent times, our school calendar has changed regularly. Primary Lifelink Launch  On Wednesday 8 June Year 3 Red participated in the annual Lifelink launch, which was held online this year. Lifelink is an organisation that assists the work of social service agencies established by the Archdiocese of Perth. …

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Newman News Term 2 Week 8: From the Deputy Principal Secondary

Key Dates College Calendar Link – In recent times, our school calendar has changed regularly. Senior School Exams  This week all Senior Schools students have returned to their usual timetable following their Semester One Examinations. I would like to congratulate students on their efforts towards these exams and as they begin to receive their feedback on…

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NAS Sport Term 2 – 2022

NAS Sport Despite some challenges and disruption to the season we managed to complete a full Winter NAS season. Well done to all students who participated and enjoyed healthy competition in the right spirit. We would also like to thank all of the NAS Coaches who gave up their time and energy to coach a…

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Newman News Term 2 Week 6: From the Vice Principal

Last week I had the pleasure of attending the Marist National Assistant Principals Conference in the Hermitage in Mittagong, the spiritual heart of our Marist organisation. Guest speaker, Hugh Mackay, esteemed author of twenty-two books and social psychologist, presented to the group on the Kindness Revolution; how we can restore hope, rebuild trust, and inspire…

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Newman News Term 2 Week 6: From the Deputy Principal Secondary

Key Dates College Calendar Link – In recent times, our school calendar has changed regularly. Inclusive Sport Fun Run  On Friday 20 May the students who attend the Education Support Centre participated in the Inclusive Sport Fun Run and Activities Day at Jackadder Reserve. The students ran, walked or jogged two laps around Jackadder Lake then…

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Newman News Term 2 Week 6: From the Deputy Principal Primary

Key Dates College Calendar Link – In recent times, our school calendar has changed regularly. National Simultaneous Storytime  National Simultaneous Storytime (NSS) is held annually by the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA). Every year a picture book, written and illustrated by an Australian author and illustrator, is read simultaneously in libraries, schools, pre-schools, childcare…

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Newman News Term 2 Week 6: From the Principal

https://youtu.be/QhhMtRUOyMc Dear Parents and Guardians Reconciliation Week 2022, 27 May-3 June – #BeBraveMake Change The National Reconciliation Week 2022 theme, ‘Be Brave. Make Change.’ Is a challenge to all Australians – individuals, families, communities, organisations and government – to Be Brave and tackle the unfinished business of reconciliation so we can Make Change for the…

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Newman News Term 2 Week 4: From the Director of Mission and Catholic Identity

Key Dates College Calendar Link – In recent times, our school calendar has changed regularly.  Year 4 Holy Communion Retreat On Thursday our Year 4 classes joined together for a retreat, led by 24:7 School Ministry to further their understanding of the Sacrament of the Eucharist, as they prepare to receive the sacrament in their…

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Newman News Term 2 Week 4: From the Principal

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VVwlRiW47GE Primary Capital Development Community Consultation Marist Auditorium  |  Wednesday 25 May  |  5.00-6.00pm As families would be aware, Newman College is embarking on a once in a generation development that will see our Pre-Kindy to Year 12 community united for the first time in our history on a single campus.  I warmly invite all…

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