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Hampers of hope delivered for Christmas

Hampers of hope delivered for Christmas

December 18, 2020

Teachers and students who spent weeks collecting goods to provide to residents in the nearby Emmaus Community wrapped and delivered 65 hampers just before Christmas. The Emmaus Community, near St Norbert College in Queens Park, provides long-term independent community living for adults living with mental illness. Students returned to school during the December holidays to…

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World Disability Day: Our ambassadors for change

World Disability Day: Our ambassadors for change

December 4, 2020

MOST students have no exposure to, nor understanding of, what it’s like to live with a disability such as blindness or a condition that requires the use of a wheelchair. So, on the International Day of People With Disability on December 4, St Norbert College students Tegan Reder and Thomas Rogers relished an opportunity to…

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900 Years of the Norbertines

900 Years of the Norbertines

November 23, 2020

In 2021, Norbertines across the world will celebrate the 900th anniversary of the founding of the Order. It was on Christmas Eve in 1120 that the First Norbertines – around 40 in number – made their first profession in the Valley of Prémontré. Christmas 2020 will mark the 900th year of the foundation of the…

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Presentation Night - like no other!

Presentation Night – like no other!

November 2, 2020

St Norbert College hosted an annual presentation night like no other to showcase students’ talents and achievements in a year like no other. Breaking with a 45-year tradition due to audience capacity restrictions still in place at the Perth Concert Hall, the College commissioned a Perth film-making company to produce an entertaining alternative – a…

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Br Patrick Doolan Award

Br Patrick Doolan Award

September 22, 2020

One of the awards presented at the College Presentation Night is the Br Patrick Doolan O Praem Award. In honour of the memory of Br Patrick Doolan O Praem, who passed to eternal life in January 2006, a medal carrying his name is presented annually to a member of the College staff who has given…

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The Arts

College end-of-year events plan

September 14, 2020

THE following letter – sent to all parents and carers by Mr Harvey on September 11 – outlines the College’s plan for end-of-year events in 2020: “We are all aware that 2020 has been a year like no other and will be forever remembered for the impact that the COVID-19 virus has had on us…

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History of the ACC

History of the ACC

August 20, 2020

AUTHOR Dr Ken Spillman has been commissioned to write the history of the Associated and Catholic Colleges of WA sporting history and is asking for anyone in the St Norbert College community with feedback and information about the organisation to complete the attached document. DOWNLOAD QUESTIONAIRE: ACC document for St Norbert Please email your completed…

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College cross unveiled for NAIDOC Week

College cross unveiled for NAIDOC Week

August 11, 2020

  Students and staff were witness to a beautiful moment with the unveiling of a special Aboriginal cross for our College community, made from our own materials and decorated in Aboriginal art. The cross represents St Norbert College and its relationship with the Whadjuk Noongar people of this land, as well as its commitment and…

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St Norbert Day 2020

St Norbert Day 2020

June 3, 2020

June 6 is a special and significant day in the life of our College and for Norbertines throughout the world. It is a day in which staff and students celebrate the six College values – Respect, Heritage, Community, Friendship, Adaptability and Commitment – while honouring the life and ministry of Saint Norbert of Xanten, the…

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Day in the life of learning from home

Day in the life of learning from home

May 1, 2020

1 May, 2020. YEAR 12 Courtney McCrostie is on a vocational pathway at St Norbert College, studying a Certificate III in Music Industry and Drama. For the time being, Courtney is continuing her studies from home. Here, she reveals what she is enjoying and finds challenging about remote learning. “At first remote learning was very…

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