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The Thermian Salute

Throughout all cultures of  the world, people have unique physical ways of greeting people. The traditional Maori greeting, the hongi is performed by two people pressing their noses together; some …

Rising like a Phoenix

If you have driven along Westgrove Drive in recent weeks you would have noticed the new sports centre rise like a phoenix from what was a field covered in wood …

Adopting Family Role Models

Role models are important for young people to learn from and aspire to be like. We often look to the star power of sports men and women, actors or singers …

Lessons of Lockdown Not to be Lost

During the move to alternate modes of learning to assist in minimising the spread of the Coronavirus, and especially learning from home, I have heard some amazing and heart-warming stories …

Ooh, ooh ooh ooh oo-ooh ooh oo-ooh don’t worry, be happy.

Many of us will remember Bobby McFerrin’s song – Don’t Worry, Be Happy. Just listening to the song would make us smile and we would become even happier. The song …

Welcome Back Students

Today we welcomed back more than 45% of students after a short break of learning at home. It was wonderful to see so many smiling faces keen to be back …

This is OUR Time

One of my favourite family movies is The Goonies. Facing foreclosure of their homes in the Goon Docks area of Astoria, Oregon, USA to an expanding country club, a group …

Stellaluna

Stars and moons are very different celestial bodies, but they work in perfect harmony to keep the universe in balance. They are an example of God’s perfection in creation. The …

Life Lessons From Aesop

We live in challenging times – a viral pandemic; failing economies; a deteriorating climate; a deepening divide between the poor and the rich, and a growing disconnect among the villagers …

Holy Cross College Alumnus Wins Top UWA Prize Honouring Pioneering Doctor

At a function held on Tuesday 11 February 2020 at the University of Western Australia, James Evans, a former student and 2015 Dux at Holy Cross College in Ellenbrook, was …

A Day in the Life of a Door Knob

I believe that the key to all learning is being able to read and write well and confidently. When I was a child I could read and write, but not …

Earworms

An Earworm is a catchy piece of music that continually repeats through a person’s mind after it is no longer playing. They can be fun, at least to begin with, …