I extend a very warm welcome back to all students and staff.  I commend students for their enthusiastic return to school and hope each has come back ready for an invigorating term of academic and personal growth.  Term 2 commenced for all staff on Monday with an inspiring interactive address by Dr Suzy Green (D.Psyc.…

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From the Principal, Ms Judith Potter   2016 – The Year of Felicity  “Felicity is an attitude of mind, a disposition of the heart which manifests itself in cheerfulness, good humour, joy, hope, optimism, friendliness, courtesy, positive thinking, inner peace, self-acceptance and courage”        (Loreto Schools of Australia Mission Statement)   It was a great joy to…

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From the Principal, Ms Judith Potter “Felicity is an attitude of mind, a disposition of the heart which manifests itself in cheerfulness, good humour, joy, happiness, hope, optimism, friendliness, cheerfulness, courtesy, positive thinking, inner peace, self-acceptance and courage.” (Loreto Schools of Australia Mission Statement)   The International Women’s Day Breakfast is a key annual event here…

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From the Principal,  Ms Judith Potter The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse continues to shine a much needed light on, and gives voice to, the immense suffering and trauma of survivors of sexual abuse.  The courage of these survivors and their strong desire to assist others and ensure that structures and…

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From the Principal, Ms Judith Potter   “Have a cheerful mind, a good understanding and a great desire for virtue. Of these a cheerful heart is most essential.”   (Mary Ward)   I saw great example from students and staff of cheerful hearts in my visit to the Year 7 Camp last week.  It was a delight…

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From the Principal, Ms Judith Potter The 2016 school year is now in full active mode.  I thank all parents and students who joined with the Loreto Sisters, staff and members of Council and Council Committees at The Opening School Year Family Mass, celebrated by Bishop Paul Bird CSsR (Bishop of Ballarat). It is great…

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From the Principal, Ms Judith Potter “Education is an important mission, which draws young people to what is good, beautiful and true.”                                                                                         (Pope Francis)   During lent we are called to reflect on our daily lives and to consider what we can do without, in order to support others who are in need of our care…

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