The staff and students of St Francis Xavier College are proud to invite you to assembled. The 2014 Electives Showcase is on Wednesday November 5, 6pm - 8pm at the College. It is a collection of a work celebrating the students contributions from the Visual Art, Food and Textile, Technology, Performing Arts and Applied Technology Departments. All welcome.

From Thursday 18 September to Tuesday 30 September eight Year 11 students, along with SFX teachers Bridie McNeill and Sue Carroll, will travel to the remote Aboriginal community of Warralong in the Pilbara, Western Australia, for an immersion experience. This program is organised through Catholic Mission and provides participants with the opportunity to gain insight into the realities of life for Indigenous people living on their land. 

 

Parent Teacher Afternoon will be held at the College on Tuesday 16 September from 3.30pm – 7pm. Parent Teacher Interview meeting times can be booked using the online booking system PTOnline.  Using this system enables parents and carers to book the interview time from any internet connected computer. Parents will receive login details through PTO Online. Parents are asked to please contact the school if they do not receive this information.

The map showing were teachers will be located for the interviews is available here: PTO map locations 2014

Interviews will be 5 minutes.

The ACT Training Excellence Awards 2014 recognise, reward and promote the achievements of apprentices, trainees, vocational students, trainers, employers, schools and registered training organisations committed to vocational education and training in the ACT. 

Two students from St Francis Xavier College were finalists in each of their sections this year; Larissa Caston and Veronica Plunkett.  Larissa Caston was a finalist in the ACT Vocational School Student of the Year category and studies Certificate II in Live Production, Theatre and Events.  She is to be congratulated on reaching the finals.

Veronica Plunkett won the Australian School-based Apprentice of the Year Certificate II category.  Veronica is completing her apprenticeship in Sport and Recreation with the Australian Training Company and is working at McGregor Primary School.  Veronica has received glowing references from her supervisor who comments on her ‘ability to develop a positive and strong rapport with students and her willingness to be involved in all facets of school life, going ‘above and beyond ‘normal’ duties’.  Veronica has developed a passion for social work and assisting those less fortunate and she plans to continue her training in this field when she leaves College.   Congratulations Veronica!

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