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Year 7 Camp
Year 7 Camp

24th June 2021

The busses rolled out Traeger Avenue at 6.55am Tuesday, on what was quite a balmy morning. First Stop Erldunda! Hopefully the rain stayed away. Our Year 7s are currently attending their outdoor education camp and are due to return on Friday. I’m sure they will return with some wonderful stories. I hope the weather wasn’t too cold and wet. ...

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Kitchen 702 - the pop-up restaurant
Kitchen 702 - the pop-up restaurant

24th June 2021

With the Covid-19 pandemic, the Year 12 Food and Hospitality students were challenged on how to complete their assessment on “Food Establishment – Catering”. Although there are no restrictions applied in Alice Springs, the students decided to play safe by putting up a catering event called “:Shared Plates”. In this task students worked collaboratively to organise a po...

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Gamechangers
Gamechangers

23rd June 2021

One of the core aspects of Game Changers is the opportunity for students to make a change through hands on ministry projects. This term the participants in the Year 12 Hermitage Track organised 2 BBQ fundraisers to raise funds to provide assistance within the school and the local community. The YR 12 group are to be commended for their outstanding efforts during these fundraiser events at Bunnings...

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Year 10 VET Health
Year 10 VET Health

10th June 2021

Year 10 students have been practising ‘donning’ and ‘doffing’ their Personal Protective Equipment as can be seen in the photos. They are learning about the importance of PPE and hygiene, which is extremely important as the world still battles the COVID pandemic. The class have completed modules on infection control, performing safe cleaning and delivering services at a high...

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Cross Country and Founders' Day
Cross Country and Founders' Day

10th June 2021

On Friday the 4th of June OLSH hosted the Combined Cross Country Carnival as part of our 2021 Founder’s Day celebrations at the Telegraph Station. The brisk morning air was met with the readied competitors, shivering from both excitement and the cold. Once the starting siren sounded the chill was quickly combated with thunderous running – each step bringing the competitors closer to wa...

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Reconciliation Week
Reconciliation Week

2nd June 2021

National Reconciliation Week is a time for all Australians to learn about our shared history’s, cultures and achievements. This week offers us a time to reflect on what has been achieved, and explore how we can continue to contribute to achieving Reconciliation in Australia. The dates for National Reconciliation Week remain the same each year, from the 27th of May to the 3rd of June, these d...

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200 Years of Catholic Education Mass
200 Years of Catholic Education Mass

2nd June 2021

On Monday 24th May, the whole College united in the Marian Centre to celebrate 200 hundred years of Catholic education in Australia. From humble beginnings, 31 students entered the now St. Patrick’s Primary in Parramatta. With 770,000 students across Australia in 2021, this Mass was celebrated at the same time in every Catholic school. Our students were respectful, participated well and Bath...

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Dark Skies Festival
Dark Skies Festival

13th May 2021

Students were enthralled by many aspects of the dark night sky, but the highlight had to be viewing “The Emu”. Year 8.2 students had the opportunity to visit the Earth Sanctuary last Tuesday evening to participate in the Dark Skies Festival. This was a celebration of light, sound, and darkness; exploring the universe in a fusion of art, science, and culture! Thank you to Mr S for organ...

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Athletics Carnival
Athletics Carnival

12th May 2021

On Friday the 30th of April, Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Catholic College successfully conducted their second Combined Sports Carnival for the year. With the event having been shifted to earlier in the term, students were able to enjoy the festivities of the 2021 Athletics Carnival in a warmer climate than in previous years. This provided new challenges as both staff and students had to be dilige...

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Year 12 Retreat

5th May 2021

Year 12 Retreat 2021 Like previous years, our Year 12 cohort headed off to their retreat at Ross River Resort on Wednesday morning 21st April for three days of reflection, relaxation and fun. Retreats by their very definition are to be a time of ‘retreat’ from the pressures of everyday life. For our students this is a retreat from the pressures of completing their final year of school....

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ANZAC Day
ANZAC Day

5th May 2021

ANZAC Day at OLSH Thank you to all who organised our students to be there. With over 100 students from each campus, OLSH’s banner and uniforms were a distinctive sight in the march. In a respectful service, the brave soldiers of significant wars were remembered. With COVID restrictions still in place, the service took place at Anzac Oval, as we were restricted this year from going up Anzac H...

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OLSH Traeger Choir
OLSH Traeger Choir

9th April 2021

Catholic Education celebrates 200 years of Education in Australia! The Traeger Choir has represented the Northern Territory in this segment contributing to an Australia-wide video collaboration. Watch the video below....

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OLSH Netball Squad
OLSH Netball Squad

8th April 2021

A huge congratulations from all of us at OLSH to the following students from Traeger Campus for making the 12YRS/Under Netball Squad: Charlotte Whittle, Jorja Torres, Tjipsy Te Maiharoa, Shae Driver & Ruth Masani. These talented girls will be representing Alice Springs at the 2021 U12 Netball Competition in Darwin on the 7th to 9th of June. Good luck girls. Train hard, play fair, but most of a...

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Easter at Bath Street
Easter at Bath Street

8th April 2021

Wow, what a wonderful celebration of the Easter Story we had during Holy Week! Transition began with a Palm Sunday song and short movie. Year 2 then followed sharing the story of Jesus washing the disciples’ feet. Year 1 dressed up and re-enacted the Last Supper. Year 3 shared the re-enactment of Jesus in the Garden of Gethsemane and the grand finale’ was the Year 4 students who shared...

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VET and CAREERS

18th March 2021

VET and CAREERS Week 7 saw the New VET students attend their first weekly block. Attendance at CDU was excellent and there were many positive comments from lecturers regarding our students. Some students may be attending Short courses in Working at Heights and Working in Confined Spaces next week. A letter has been sent home for parents of Year 9 students regarding their week block in Week 9 ( 29 ...

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'Sacred People Sacred Earth'
'Sacred People Sacred Earth'

18th March 2021

‘SACRED PEOPLE SCARED EARTH’ Climate change is the change in whether of a place recorded over a certain period of time. Naturally the earth warms up as a result of the planet moving closer to the sun, the eruption of a volcanoes and natural greenhouse gases. Unfortunately humans too are contributing to the change in earth’s climate. Majorly, the burning of fossil fuels, industria...

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Swimming Carnival
Swimming Carnival

4th March 2021

The swimming carnival went ‘swimmingly’ last week with many opportunities for our students to participate and excel in the pool. Thank you to coordinators and all the staff who organised the day, ran events and supervised the students. House Captains also excelled with their leadership; organising the students to enter various events on the day. Student behaviour was ‘top notch&r...

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Welcome Back
Welcome Back

18th February 2021

Welcome back to 2021. The children have settled in extremely well and there is a beautiful calm across the campus. The children shared many of the interesting things they did over the holidays but they all seems very keen to re-establish existing friendships and get to know the new students in their...

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Remembrance Day
Remembrance Day

27th November 2020

Remembrance Day in Australia is dedicated to Australians who died as a result of war, particularly from World War I onwards. Remembrance Day is annually observed on November 11, at 11am. Each campus held their own service: Bath Street – A traditional Remembrance Day Service, with poppies laid as each class filed past the flags with respect. Traeger – Held an on-line Remembrance Day L...

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NAIDOC week
NAIDOC week

27th November 2020

That was a great celebration, done so respectfully. Each campus did it their own way: Bath Street – Many thanks to Ben Swan for all his work. Ben went around every class completing NAIDOC activities; making bracelets, badges and snakes. Traeger – Many thanks to Aimee Clift, Jess Wright and Paul Tolliday for their contribution. Paul ran a Yarning Circle session with the Year 7’s;...

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