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Seeking New Cheese

I extend a warm welcome back to school to students, staff and families. The Winter Term is generally filled with activities and events including the Catholic Schools’ Performing Arts Festival, …

Be Optimistic and Change the World

Address to the Community of Holy Cross College
Autumn Term Assembly
Friday 3 July 2020

Who am I

  • I live on a farm
  • I play hide and seek
  • I feed

Connecting Communities and Fostering Partnerships

On the evening of Wednesday 17 June 2020, Holy Cross College hosted a dinner for the School Boards of St Helena’s Catholic Primary School and Holy Cross College. The evening …

Br Pat Kelly cfc Middle School Academic Scholarship

Congratulations to Clarissa See from St Helena’s Catholic Primary School who is the recipient of the 2021 Br Pat Kelly cfc Middle School Academic Scholarship. Clarissa’s strength is in writing …

Your heartbreak is my heartbreak

To minimise the spread of the Coronavirus one of the strategies was to house homeless people in city hotels. Suddenly, the streets seemed almost empty of people who, only days …

Cultural Connectedness

A question that I have never been asked, but perhaps should be asked, is “what do teachers do on a pupil free day” or, as we say at Holy Cross …

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 …