Shalom College
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9 Fitzgerald Street
Bundaberg QLD 4670

Phone: 07 4155 8111
Fax: 07 4152 6083

26 February 2018

Principal’s Reflection

At a time in our history when the ‘brand’ of the Catholic Church has been severely and justifiably damaged by the scandals surrounding child abuse, it is also worth noting that the Church, despite its failings, continues to do great work around the world for those most at risk. On Friday afternoon, the Shalom community had a great afternoon supporting Caritas Australia through our Colour Fun event. Caritas Australia helps people help themselves — regardless of ethnicity, religion or political beliefs.

Caritas supports long-term development programs in impoverished communities in Africa, Asia, Latin America, Indigenous Australia and the Pacific — helping oppressed people to rediscover their dignity by taking greater control over their lives and overcoming poverty. Caritas Australia is one of 165 elements of Caritas International that supports those most in need across the globe. In Australia, during Lent, Caritas promotes Project Compassion. The money raised by all of those families who supported their kids getting ‘coloured’ on Friday, will go directly to those who need it most. Friday was great fun and it was tremendous to see how much support this event generated. Particular thanks go to Miss Claire Stallard and those who assisted her in putting together this event.

Internet Issues – despite how many times we remind our young people about taking sensible precautions on-line, it is still quite common to have to deal with students who chat on-line with people they don’t know. Internet predators just love kids being that gullible! I spoke about this with students, again, on Assembly last week. Please continue to have those conversations with your child. Remind them also, if they have something important to say to someone, do that face to face. I also reminded them, as I know their parents do, that once they hit ‘SEND’ nothing is private.

Sr Mary Stallard returned to the God who loved her and to whom she was so faithful all of her life, last Monday. Today in Rockhampton, we celebrated her life. Sr Mary has a long association with Shalom and Bundaberg. Sr Mary taught at both Loyola school in Bundaberg and Shalom. Last year, Sr Mary was the recipient of the ‘Spirit of Catholic Education’ Award for Queensland. She was a wonderful person and a great educator. Our sympathy and thanks go to the Stallard family – so many of whom have made such a positive contribution to education, the Church and the local community.

Enrolments 2019 – if you have a child currently in Year 6 please note that our Year 7 Information Evening is on Wednesday evening this week February 28, commencing at 7pm in the Theatre. Our Open Day is on Friday March 9, please arrive at 9:15am for a 9:30am start in the Theatre. Please pass on this information to anyone who might be considering enrolment at Shalom in 2019.

Mr Dan McMahon

Newsletter Articles

Student Welfare

Head Lice Alert

It has been reported to the school that head lice are currently an issue in the community.

Head lice are a very common problem in schools everywhere in the world. They are not a threat to health and do not transmit disease, however, if they are not treated effectively, they can continue to spread throughout a community. Anyone can get head lice. They are not a sign of poor hygiene. They have no preference for hair colour, hair type or age.

All parents should check their children and other family members for head lice regularly as early detection decreases treatment time and helps break the breeding cycle.

Queensland Health advises that the most effective way to detect head lice is by using the hair conditioner and combing method. This method along with other treatment advice can be found on the Qld Health website in the link below.

The College requests that families make regular checks of their children at this time so that the breeding cycle can be broken.

As well as following the treatment recommendations on the Queensland Health Website, children should also be advised to:

  • Avoid head to head contact
  • Keep long hair tied back or in plaits
  • Do not share brushes, combs or pillows

Mr Robin Wust
Assistant Principal Staff & Development

School Dental Service

The School Dental Van will be arriving to Shalom College on March 2. School Dental Service will be offering a free dental examination and free dental treatment to all students that return their Dental Consent Forms. All Dental Forms must be completed in ink. Please complete both sides of the form and return to school (Student Reception) as soon as possible.

Dental forms are distributed via PC Teachers/House Coordinators during week 5 and Week 6 to students in grade 8, 10 and 12. All students enrolled at Shalom will be given the opportunity. Consent forms for grade 7, 9 and 11 students will arrive at a later date.

Mrs Mia Dawson
Daily Arrangements/Office Manager

Year 7 Curriculum update

The year 7 students appear to be settling into life at Shalom nicely. Please assist your child to ensure that they pack for school each day: charged iPad, Record Book, stocked pencil case and subject requirements for the lessons of the day. By accessing Parent Lounge, you will notice the assessment and the respective dates have been added. If you have any queries, please email your child’s teacher.

The Shalom homework policy, as per the Record Book, states that 30 minutes to 1 hour is the expectation in year 7 through to year 8. If you find your child is working in excess of this suggested time, you may write a brief note in your child’s Record Book explaining that all of the homework was unable to be finished.

Core Studies A – (Mathematics and Science) and Core Studies B – (English and Humanities)

By teaching and providing feedback to students on skills like collaboration, creativity, critical thinking and communication, we are preparing our students to be 21st century ready.

Collaboration is the 21st Century Skill that the Core Studies team of teachers will focus on this term. This skill will be embedded amongst the curriculum of our first projects for the year, with feedback provided to each student.

Year 7 students have been engaging with the learner assets required for effective learning and the skills required to work collaboratively. Ms Kathryn Maroney and Ms Nicole Don, from Autism Queensland, held a workshop with all of the year 7 students focusing on working successfully in teams. Students learned the importance of showing decency and respect for others as well as recognizing the difference between reacting and responding to situations when working collaboratively. The notion that we are not perfect at all skills and we are always learning leads students to consider their strengths and weaknesses when working in teams. Thought was given to who would be a good role model for the student and how they might go about improving their identified area of weakness. This will continue to be built on in classes.

The first project for the year will begin in Core Studies B classes next week, followed by a Science project beginning in week 7 in Core Studies A classes. Throughout these projects, students will address benchmarks representing required skills which may be individually assessed or assessed as a team submission.

Developing the practice of regular reading is important for success in life as it is a necessary skill. Year 7 students were introduced to the Reading Log requirements recently in their Core Studies B classes. I would hope that reading is seen as good practice rather than homework and is additional to the Shalom homework expectation.

Math Pathways, a student targeted mathematics program, is now up and running in Core Studies A classes. Running alongside this are various rich tasks performed individually and in teams to practice problem-solving skills.

Term One is a crucial time for setting up our year 7 students for success in the classroom, and for their years ahead at Shalom College. The support provided by parents and caregivers is valued and appreciated.

Mrs Megan Munckton
Middle School Coordinator

Quiet Achiever

Walsh House Captains Madison Masterman-Smith and Jordan Nio are two very worthy ‘quiet achievers’ as they have taken on the role as House Captains very well. Both students have been very busy so far this year with many activities including: the Ash Wednesday liturgy, the Bombardment team, the Year 7 and Year 12 Buddy activity last week during assembly time and many other things they do within their own PC class. I really look forward to having Madison and Jordan continue to do their best as the leaders for Walsh this year. Nothing is ever a problem for them, which makes each day much easier.

Thank you Madison and Jordan for a great start as Walsh House Captains for 2018.

Mr Chris Roelofs
Walsh House Coordinator


Assistant Minister for Vocational Education and Skills, Hon Karen Andrews visited Bundaberg last week to discuss funding to boost apprenticeships in Bundaberg at the Real Skills for Real Careers Forum. It was a pleasure to welcome Assistant Minister Hon Karen Andrews and Member for Hinkler Mr Keith Pitt to the Shalom College Mount Sion Trade Training Centre where they chatted with students who had the opportunity to proudly showcase our industry–focused facility and the great work our students do.

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Sugarland Animal Hospital

Ph. 07 4151 3550
Fax. 07 4151 3226

This week, Shalom College would like to recognise and acknowledge Sugarland Animal Hospital for their involvement in school based traineeships.

Thank you! Your contribution is invaluable in creating the futures of our young people.

University and TAFE Contacts

Students can now access a comprehensive contact list, also detailing the respective Open Days, for Universities and TAFE on the Intranet under the PATHWAYS tab or access here.

Angels Community Group

Angels Community Group is a local charity organisation that provides an outstanding array of services that fly under the radar of most of the Bundaberg population.

They have given support in assisting Shalom College students with work placements and work-ready training opportunities, so now it is our turn to support their most recent project. If there are any members of the Shalom Community who can assist, your support would be most appreciated.


Next month Angels Community Group will be launching their new community project that will see the conversion of a second-hand caravan into a mobile commercial kitchen, known as the AngelCart Community Kitchen.

Once completed, the AngelCart will provide many benefits to the local community. Although some funding has been provided to undertake the project, further assistance is still needed.

We are calling on any local tradies/businesses who would like to get involved by donating their time or any leftover/unwanted building materials such as sheeting, wall and flooring materials, screws, plumbing accessories, paint, electrical appliances etc.

Not only will you be recognised through AngelCart promotion, but more importantly, you will also be supporting a local community project that will make a huge difference in the lives of those people who need it the most.

To get involved or for further information, contact Sue Tasker on 0411 592 594 or or see the website in the link below.

Mrs Liza O’Donnell
Pathways Coordinator

P & F Association

To all P & F Members, you are reminded that our monthly meeting is held in the staff common-room. All parents are welcome. The 2018 Shalom P&F Association AGM will be held on Tuesday March 6 starting at 5:30pm. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Click here for more information

Mrs Gail Norris
P & F Secretary

Where are they now?

Name: Kate Harrison Nee Suthers
Graduating year: 1998
Subjects studied: Maths, English, Religion, Health and Physical Education
Current role: Australian Defence Force – Army – 15 years’ service to date

What qualifications and work experience have you gained since graduating high school?

Diploma in Nursing cert IV, Bachelor of Nursing/Midwifery

What has been the most rewarding, challenging or interesting experience in your study or work so far?

The most rewarding, challenging and interesting experience to date has been providing humanitarian aid to locals in 2014 in Papua New Guinea. The Defence Force deploys to many diverse counties to achieve many different things, but humanitarian aid touches your soul like nothing else. It’s emotional, rewarding, comforting and really makes you appreciate how very lucky we are to live in this country.

How did your senior studies contribute or impact on your tertiary study and/or career choices?

Whilst a student at Shalom, the thought of joining the Defence Force never entered my mind. Once I’d graduated and realised sitting around doing nothing wasn’t an option, I pursued career avenues that would allow me to travel, learn, excite and be a part of something important. I walked past a Recruiting Poster one day and thought to myself “Do it” and I did. I haven’t looked back, not once.

Can you identify one invaluable thing that you learned at Shalom?

Shalom really fostered a love of learning for me and encouraged critical thinking which has allowed for my very successful career in the Defence Force.

What advice can you offer to current students interested in your field?

Enlist, whether that be as an OR ‘other rank’ or as an Officer. The Defence Force offers almost 100 different occupations from Truckie’s, Riflemen, Engineers, Forward Observer’s, Pilots, Intelligence, Medic’s and Dog Handlers to name a few. It’s such a diverse workforce and no other occupation pays you to maintain a fit and healthy lifestyle while allowing you to further your education. It teaches you valuable life skills, expands your horizons and has far exceeded my expectations. I am proud to be Australian Soldier.

Where are they now? Is a semi-regular feature where we hope to profile many ex-students to learn more about their successes and achievements post-Shalom. If you, or someone you know, might be interested in being featured in Where are they now? please email Georgia Halpin at the address below.

Mrs Georgia Halpin
Community Relations Officer

Instrumental Music

Music Folders

Payments can now be made through Parent Lounge.

On Parent Lounge, select the TAB ‘Make a Payment’, choose ‘Tours & Excursions’, accept the invitation and follow the prompts for payment by credit card.

This is our preferred method of payment, however, payments of $15 may also be made to the Finance Office.

Bundaberg Music Eisteddfod

The entry box for the 2018 Bundaberg Music Eisteddfod is now at Inspirations Paint and Colour Centre. Entries close on Friday March 23. Please note that no late entries will be accepted (this message was sent to me by the Bundaberg Eisteddfod committee)

Performance uniforms

Could all Year 7 and other new students in the instrumental/choral music program please go to the uniform shop for sizing of the vest. Mrs Stephenson needs to finalise the sizing’s as soon as possible so that an order can be placed. She will also advise where the shirt and black pants can be purchased.

2018 performance schedule

Please let me know if you didn’t receive a copy of the 2018 performance schedule which was email out in week 2. Please note that the first concert for the year will be March 13 where all groups will be performing.

Performance groups

The newest group, the middle school vocal ensemble is a small group of very enthusiastic singers who are working very hard to sing at the Senior Induction liturgy as well as the first concert. New members from years 7-9 are still very welcome to join.

Roll marking

Thank you for your cooperation in relation to advising our tutors and Mrs McAtee if your child/ren are not able to attend a rehearsal.

Mrs Robyn Edgar
Instrumental Music Coordinator


Wide Bay Tennis Trials

On the February 7, students from local schools competed to gain selection in the Bundaberg team to compete at the Wide Bay trials. Shalom students performed well on this day, with four students gaining selection for Bundaberg: Hamish Corpe, Simon Rathbone, Frances Corpe and Katie Maher.

These students then travelled to Gympie on February 16 to trial for selection in the Wide Bay team. In sweltering conditions, our students performed exceptionally well with Hamish Corpe (Yr 10) gaining selection in the Wide Bay team as the number 2 player. Hamish continues to improve combining determined consistency and accuracy with controlled aggression.

Frances Corpe (Yr 8) missed out on selection in the Wide Bay team by a mere couple of points in a heartbreaking tiebreaker. At only 13 years old this year, a talented Frances is likely to be a strong performer in years to come.

Simon Rathbone (Yr 12) and Katie Maher (Yr 8) showed their skills in strong performances, winning some matches but unfortunately falling in the later rounds.

Hamish will now travel to Toowoomba on March 8 - 11 to compete for Queensland Selection. We wish Hamish the best of luck in his endeavours.

If you wish to become involved in tennis at Shalom there are a number of avenues. For beginning/intermediate players, there is the Thursday Afternoon After-School Activities and B-Division Summer Sport Tennis. For more advanced players, there is a Tuesday morning hit, A-Division Summer Sport Tennis and the Queensland Secondary Schools Team competition later in the year as well as the normal representative pathways.

Please contact me if you would like to know more information about getting into tennis – a sport you can play for life.

Left to right: Katie Maher, Simon Rathbone, Hamish Corpe, Frances Corpe

Mr Brendan Maher
Wide Bay Tennis Coach

Ten Pin Bowling Update

Two weeks in and Shalom College Ten Pin bowlers are going well. After week 1 Shalom is in second place behind Kepnock in both the scratch and handicapped school competition. Some standouts from the last two weeks are:

Week 1

Amber Craven-Hughes: highest female game – 133
Connor Dingle:
Second highest male game (scratch) – 179
Jude Hellmuth-Williamson:
Second highest male game (with handicap) – 223
Ben Fuller:
Highest Series with handicap – 401

Week 2

Emily Obst: first game of the season (scratch) - 116
Amber Craven-Hughes:
highest female game (scratch) – 148
Connor Dingle:
highest male game (scratch) – 202, followed up by 182

Congratulations to all players for a great start to the season. Great team work and sportsmanship is being displayed throughout. Keep up the good work.

Mrs Debbie Bishop
Ten Pin Bowling Coordinator

State Surf Recue 2018

Bundaberg hosted the State Championships for Champion Lifesaver and Patrol competition over the weekend of February 16-17. This competition is not only about the physical side of Surf Lifesaving but also the theory and practical - first aid, resuscitation, patrol rescue, first aid scenarios - all the aspects of what makes a comprehensive Life Saver.

Included in the squad were Shalom students Rachel Findlay-Udris, Thomas Pascoe, Ky Woods, Jasmine Therakauf, Ella McCaig and Oliver Collins. They were mentored by past Shalom student Haley Bowman, Jocelyn Bowman, Janet Lindsay and Laura Greenhalgh.

Not only were these kids competing at an elite level but they also did themselves very proud and conducted themselves with dignity and great sportsmanship.

They achieved the respect of their club and their parents by just being themselves. They also managed to bring home some medals.


Over the Australia Day long weekend, some 8,000 people converged onto the Sunshine Coast for the State Oztag Championship. 157 teams competed in over 500 games with a strong representation of Shalom students in Bundaberg teams. Oliver Collins (U15) and Benjamin Toft (U13) were selected as shadows for the Qld Country Mavericks while Caileb Dimes (U15) and Ezekiel Monckton (U13) made the starting teams. These players were selected from over 2,500 kids over the Junior State Cup Weekend. Caileb and Oliver, who were playing in the U15 boys, had over 250 players in their age division and Ezekiel and Benjamin, who were playing in the U13 Boys, had over 270 players in their age division with only 16 selected plus 8 shadows. Caileb and Ezekiel will now compete in the upcoming Tri Series Tournament from June 15-17. This carnival will be attended by 78 teams from across Queensland and New South Wales. A Queensland Merit Team will be selected at the conclusion of this carnival.

2018 Shalom Swimming Team

Attached is the Shalom Swim team that has been selected to compete on Monday night (February 26) in the District Swimming Carnival. The carnival starts at 4pm (be at the pool by 3:30pm) and should finish at approximately 8pm. No cost for the students and please wear your Shalom Sports Uniform. Let Mr Gills or Mr Luthe know if you cannot make the carnival.

Bundaberg District Cluster 2 Trial Information

Any student wanting to trial for 13-19yrs Bundaberg Schools team, please see Mr Gills in the Sports Office. Please click here for more information.

Mr Simon Gills
Sports Coordinator

Commonwealth Games Trials

Good luck to our two Shalom swimmers who will contest the Commonwealth Games selection trials at the Gold Coast later this week. Year 12 student Connor Simms and Year 9 Jaime Krueger, who are both members of Fairymead Swimming Club, have qualified to compete in the Men’s Open 50m Freestyle and Women’s Open 100m Butterfly respectively. With no semi-finals, Connor, 16, whose personal best for his event is 23.60sec, is aiming to “rank the best I can” at his first Commonwealth Games trials. “It will probably take a low 23 or a high 22 to make the final, and I just want to soak up the atmosphere against the best in Australia and do my best. I am hoping for 22.40 but I’m just stoked to make the trials and I want to benefit from the experience and hopefully go on to bigger and better things,” Connor said. At the age of just 13, Jaime will be in the youngest age group at the trials, and just to qualify for the event is an amazing achievement. Her personal best for the event is 1:03.1, and like Connor, Jaime wants to lower that mark. “It would probably take 1:01 to make the final, but I just want to do a personal best and get as high as I can in the rankings,” Jaime said.

Mr Vince Habermann OAM
Teacher Aid


The Shalom 1 open girls volleyball team had a convincing 2 sets to nil win over St Luke’s. Shalom was led by Jessica Lane who served an incredible twenty consecutive serves in the first set! With a better understanding of positional play, the Shalom girls were able to attack the ball in most opportunities and clinch the game.

A great team effort.

Shelley Greenhalgh
Volllyball Coach

College News

McAuley House Movie Night

Don’t miss out on your chance to sit back relax, grab some dinner and watch a movie under the stars.

McAuley House is holding their Family Movie night under the stars on Friday March 9 with all proceeds going to their house charity CARINBUNDI.

There will be drinks, a sausage sizzle, ice cream, milk shakes, and lollies available for you to purchase on the night, plus the opportunity to win some wonderful prizes in our raffles.

So bring some pillows, a blanket, some chairs and all your family and friends at 6:30pm to settle back and watch “MOANA”

WHERE: Shalom College OVAL
WHEN: Friday MARCH 9
AT: 6:30pm - 9:00pm

Hands-on experience for history students

This week Year 10 history classes had the opportunity to investigate a number of artefacts from the Australian War Memorial (AWM) as part of their study of World War II. The artefacts were accessed via the AWM’s “Memorial Box” program – an initiative that sees boxes of artefacts (some original, some replicas) lent to schools in regional areas. The artefacts include items of Australian, American and Japanese uniform, medals awarded to Australian servicemen and women, photographs and maps. Students are currently working on a research assignment focused on one WWII battle involving Australians. As part of this task they will select and research artefacts relevant to the chosen battle. Accessing the Memorial Box was a great way for students to experience the real-work of a historian and an organisation such as the AWM. If your child is in Year 10, start a conversation with them about the importance of remembrance and the significance of items from past events in commemorating our history. Everyone can get involved in history!

Reece Santalucia with Soldier's
Steel Helmet and Mackinley
Pointon with a variety of medals,
including the Pacific Star, Africa
Star and Dickin Medal.

Xavier Kummerow holding photos
and drawings from the WWII

Harrison Little examines and item
from the box.

Alyssa Cadeddu, Kane Murray and
Kurt Reid with a piece of Japanese
uniform from the Memorial Box

Mrs Patricia Allen
Subject Coordinator
Senior Humanities and 8 & 9 Core Studies B

Taking Care of Business

ASX Sharemarket Game

Once again the Business Faculty is taking registrations for students/teams to play the ASX Sharemarket Game. If you are interested in forming a team and participating, please collect a registration form at POD2 from Mrs Norris. Forms will need to be returned by Monday March 5 in order to have these finalised before the game commences on Thursday March 8. Each team must have a team name and can have up to four members registered. At present Shalom has over 10 teams registered to take part in this real life learning opportunity.

For those unfamiliar with the ASX Game it is all about investing in the share market. Students receive a virtual $50,000 which they can investing over a 10-week period, in 200 companies listed on the ASX. The prices students buy and sell at are the same prices as they would get in the live market. More information available at in the link bellow.

Financial Literacy – The Wealth Academy Resource

The Business Education Faculty in conjunction with the Shalom College P & F have subscribed to The Wealth Academy. As a subscriber the school and our school community has access to a variety of resources targeting financial literacy for teenagers. The program aims to help build financial capability across the community, as these issues can be of a significant concern. As parents and community members I encourage you to log onto The Wealth Academy website and examine the variety of resources available.

When accessing this site, it is best to use Internet Explorer as your browser. The following information is also available on the Shalom Intranet under the eResources tab. The login is the red button on the top right hand corner of the page.

Username: QP_Shalom Password: Shalom_p
Video password: twavideo_p (if required)

While visiting this site you and your student may like to check out the most recent issue of the Teenfinca Magazine.

Click here to view the most recent issue of the Teenfinca Magazine

Mrs Gail Norris
Business Faculty Coordinator

Duke of Ed Adventurous Journey

Nine of our Bronze award, Duke of Edinburgh students, travelled to Stanley River Environmental Education Centre over the weekend to begin their practice adventurous journey. We departed Shalom College at 4am Saturday on a four-and-a-half-hour bus trip with our equipment and food to camp out overnight. Once arriving at Stanley River, the students mapped out hiking adventure to the top of Mt Goonneringerringgi (495m at the peak) using local maps and compasses. No easy feat as they hiked 6.1km and gained 287m in temperatures of 35°C, with their tents, cooking equipment, sleeping bags, food and water. Upon arriving at the campsite, tents needed to be erected and dinner cooked, using trangias and spondonicals, with the supplies they had carried. Sunday morning saw a 5am rise, packing our supplies in barrels and canoeing on the North tip of Somerset Dam for two and a half hours, covering 6km. Our practice journey was led by Ms Andrea Newton, Adventurous Journey Supervisor, who educated us about local indigenous history, landmarks and geography of the local area. We arrived back at Shalom, challenged but exhausted, at 4:30pm.

Duke of Ed Adventurous Journey
Duke of Ed Adventurous Journey
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Mrs Debbie Bishop
Joint Award Leader for the Shalom Award unit

Science and Mathematics Competitions for 2018

This year Shalom College students have the opportunity to participate in the following national and international competitions:

ICAS Science Competition: Tuesday May 29
Australian Mathematics Competition: Thursday August 9

Students are assessed against other students in the same school year, state and country. The competitions are designed to be a fun event, removed from the pressures of formal assessment with problems and questions designed to stimulate the interest of students. All students receive a certificate showing their level of achievement and a detailed report outlining their performance.

If your student would like to participate in either the ICAS Science Competition or the Australian Mathematics competition parents need to complete the appropriate nomination form and students’ then submit it to student reception. Parents are encouraged to make the required payment online through Tours and Excursions in the Parent Lounge Portal by Friday April 20.

Competition Fees: ICAS Science Competition $9.00 per student
AMC Competition $6.50 per student

If you have any questions regarding any of the above competitions, please contact me via email:

Competition Coordinator
Mrs Debbie Bishop

Think It – Make It – Share It!

Shalom’s MAKERSPACE room is coming soon! It will be opening Week 7 on Monday March 5.

Makerspaces are taking over the educational world and with good reason. They are the perfect spaces to support Project Based Learning through hands-on, interactive activities. They support innovation, creativity, critical thinking and communication skills in our students.

MAKERSPACE will begin by opening 3 lunch times a week:
MAKER MONDAY – Where you can make wearables and other cool stuff.
LOW TECH TUESDAY – build things using all sorts of materials.
HIGH TECH THURSDAY - coding, robotics, flight simulation, building and making.

The MAKERSPACE room is located in the Goondeel Resource Centre. We look forward to seeing students connecting and creating in this exciting new space.

Mrs Kim Toll
MakerSpace Assistant

Shalom Sunday Markets

Tuckshop Markets Roster


6.00am - 9.30am

Murray/Michele Flick

Greg/Jenny Jackson

Andrew Lucht

Janelle Test

Clarissa Pointon

Brendan/Yvette Simpson

9.00am - 12.30pm

Sharon Anderson

Terry/Leanne Emmitt

Sandra Killer

Belinda Prossliner

Warren Vaschina


6.00am - 9.30am

Bruce/Kayleen Bryan

Mary Buchanan

Robert/Mellisa Doyle

Keightley Family

Peter O’Beirne

Steven Schiffke

Maria Walker

9.00am - 12.30pm

Rodney Allport

Michelle Purkis


6.00am - 9.30am

Leone Aslett

Suzanne Brown

John Delaney

Mechalle Kimber

Mark Morris

Allison Toft

Jennifer Walsh

9.00am - 12.30pm

Marissa Browne

Anne Exelby

Renita Snare


6.00am - 9.30am

Christine Buwalda-Nicolson

Joanne Godfrey

Richard/Fiona Hayes

Martin Kelly

Rohan/Maddy Lloyd

Karlee Pfeffer

9.00am - 12.30pm

Wayne Fuller

Bruce Green

Kylie Johnstone

Markets BBQ Roster

March 4

Relay for Life

March 11

St Joseph’s P&F

March 18

Confraternity R.L.

March 25

Cambodia Trip

April 1

Fairymead Swim Club

Community Notice Board

The Catholic Parish of Bundaberg – News

Catholic Schools Raceday

Junior Rugby League Club

Triple P Parenting

The State Government is funding free access to Triple P, which is the world’s most evidence-based parenting program and has helped more than four million children and their parents around the world develop closer, more positive relationships.

Please click on this link, which will take you to the website where you can access information relevant to your situation.

This link will remain in our Newsletter with Triple P sending us regular updates and helpful tips.