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Diocese of Toowoomba Catholic Schools

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DIOCESE OF TOOWOOMBA CATHOLIC SCHOOLS MASS FOR 2021 YEAR 12 ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER GRADUANDS

The Toowoomba Catholic Schools’ Mass for 2021 Year 12 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Graduands was celebrated at St Patrick’s Cathedral on Tuesday, 14 September.

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MARY MAC GIRLS MAKE GRAND FINAL HISTORY!

The Senior Girls Soccer Team at Mary MacKillop Catholic College made history, defeating St Ursula’s 4-2 in the Grand Final at the Clive Berghofer Stadium on Monday night.

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LOCAL AUTHOR, RORY H. MATHER TO VISIT OUR LADY OF LOURDES PRIMARY SCHOOL FOR BOOK WEEK CELEBRATIONS

The Toowoomba based picture book enthusiast and author will visit Our Lady of Lourdes Prep to Year 3 students on Wednesday, 25 August as a part of their Book Week celebrations.

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TOOWOOMBA CATHOLIC SCHOOLS - A PASSIONATE AND INSPIRATIONAL COMMUNITY

last night Toowoomba Catholic Schools held its annual Excellence Awards ceremony.

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LONG SERVICE AWARDS - 8 STAFF CLOCK UP 345 YEARS OF SERVICE BETWEEN THEM!

With seven staff celebrating 40 years of service and another with 45 years, Toowoomba Catholic Schools must be a great place to work.

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Catholic Education Week 2021 – Spirit of Catholic Education Award Recipient

Mater Dei volunteer recognised for being a Good Samaritan in the Catholic Education Week 2021 – Spirit of Catholic Education Awards.

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OPENING AND BLESSING OF NEW TEACHING FACILITIES

On Thursday, 24 June St Thomas More’s Primary School’s new building and facilities will be officially opened and blessed by the Reverend Bishop Robert McGuckin, Bishop of Toowoomba as the school also celebrates its 60th anniversary.

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Good Samaritan College runs great race!

On Thursday, 24 June students from the Good Samaritan College will run its second 'Great Race'. The event is open for young people who have achieved 85% attendance or above for the semester.

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ST JOSEPH'S SCHOOL, STANTHORPE FIRST IN QUEENSLAND TO BE ACCREDITED WITH INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNISED AWARD

St Joseph's School, Stanthorpe have been recognised as the first Visible Learning+ certified school in Queensland and joins only two others in Australia with this award. With only 8 schools across the world who have Level 3 Visible Learning+ certified school status, this is a great accomplishment.

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Youth Entrepreneurs and STEAM (YES) Conference at capacity

Over 500 students. Teachers and STEAM experts will gather for the Youth Entrepreneurs and STEAM (YES) Conference on Wednesday, 2 June to share, network and connect with inspiring industry role models, innovators and universities for a day of interactive STEAM workshops.

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COLLEGE STUDENTS LEAD RECONCILIATION WALK TO MARK 20 YEAR ANNIVERSARY

Good Samaritan College Reconciliation Walk to mark 20 year anniversary.

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New build at St Mary’s School, Warwick due for completion in November

The historic change to St Mary’s School, Warwick, to the locate the school on the single site, known as the ‘upper campus’, is well underway.

“The planning of this amalgamation to one site has been a long time in the planning,” said Dr Pat Coughlan, Executive Director: Catholic Schools.

“This planning involved the school and local community, Warwick Council, members of the Toowoomba Catholic Schools Office, architects and other building specialists.”

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Mass to celebrate the bicentenary of Catholic education in Australia

What: Mass to celebrate the bicentenary of Catholic education in Australia
When: Monday, 24 May 2021 at 10.30am
Where: St Patrick’s Cathedral, 123 Neil Street, Toowoomba

A National Mass will be celebrated simultaneously across Australia, on Monday, 24 May 2021, at 10.30am, acknowledging the bicentenary of Catholic education in Australia.

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NEW OUTSIDE SCHOOL HOURS CARE (0SHC) TO SUPPORT LOCAL TOOWOOMBA AND OAKEY FAMILIES

Toowoomba Catholic Kindergartens and Care will open six new OSHC services on Monday, 19 April. Five of the services are attached to Toowoomba schools, St Saviour’s Primary, Our Lady of Lourdes Primary, St Thomas More’s Primary, Sacred Heart Primary and Mary MacKillop Catholic College, and the other service is at St Monica’s School, Oakey.

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CONGRATULATIONS TO QUEENSLAND COLLEGE OF TEACHERS

Toowoomba Catholic Schools congratulates Queensland College of Teachers (QCT) on 50 years of upholding and improving the standards of the teaching profession. The QCT and the Toowoomba Catholic Schools system align in their ambition to have high quality teachers in every classroom.

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FUTURE IS EVEN ROSIER AT CATHOLIC SCHOOLS IN WARWICK

With multi-million-dollar new facilities and enrolments growing, St Mary’s School and Assumption College in Warwick are flourishing.

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TEACHING THE JOEY’S WAY

In 2021, St Joseph’s College, Toowoomba’s Student Engagement Team is rolling out two significant initiatives that are designed to maximise attendance, positive behaviour, achievement and safety of all students.

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ST SAVIOUR’S COLLEGE PRINCIPAL RECOGNISED WITH NATIONAL LEADERSHIP AWARD

Sharon Collins, Principal of St Saviour’s College Toowoomba has been recognised nationally, and received an ACEL Leadership award for her outstanding school leadership as a strong advocate for educational excellence in diverse environments.

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WELCOMING OUR NEW PRINCIPALS FOR 2021

As the new school year approaches, parents, staff and students are starting to get excited and many are ready to return to school for 2021. Toowoomba Catholic Schools has this week welcomed three new principals to the Diocese.

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FIFTY NEW TEACHERS JOIN DIOCESE OF TOOWOOMBA CATHOLIC SCHOOLS

Fifty new teachers, both experienced and beginning their career in teaching are joining the Diocese of Toowoomba Catholic Schools in 2021. Of the new staff, 19 are graduates. These new staff have spent the past two days week in an intensive orientation program designed to prepare them for their new position and teaching in a Catholic school.

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INAUGURAL YEAR 12 UNIVERSITY OFFERS IN MEDICINE AND ENGINEERING

The long awaited University offers are in for our Inaugural Year 12 graduates at Mary MacKillop Catholic College, Highfields, and for College Dux and 2020 Captain, Caitlin Lang, the results couldn’t be better! Caitlin has been accepted at the University of Queensland to complete a Doctor of Medicine.

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Toowoomba Catholic schools best in country for reading and spelling

Catholic school students from across the Toowoomba Diocese are leading the country in reading and spelling as a result of a three-year focussed strategy led by Education Officers from the Toowoomba Catholic Schools Office.

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