On Friday 29 August, six of our Year 7 students competed in the Victorian RoboCup Junior State Finals.
On Friday 29 August, six of our Year 7 students competed in the Victorian RoboCup Junior State Finals.
After qualifying from the initial round in May, Emma Walling (year 8) participated in the semi-finals of the DAV Public Speaking competition at Leibler Yavneh College
Congratulations are extended to both Joigny Tournament of Minds Teams!
On behalf of the Boileau family, we extend our thanks for the kind words and heartfelt messages received from the Sacré Cœur community. Details about the service follow:
It is with great sadness that I write to inform you of the peaceful death on Saturday 9 August of a much loved and respected member of the Sacré Cœur community, Judith, Lady Boileau (Hannan 1956).
We celebrate current Year 12 student, Hannah Ryan, who is one of ten Australian Year 12 students, (and the only Victorian) who have been chosen to attend the London International Youth Science Forum.
We are thrilled to congratulate Anabelle Smith (2010) and Maddison Keeney for winning the Bronze medal!
Atlanta Eke, a Melbourne-based dancer, choreographer and teacher, has won the inaugural Keir Choreographic Award with Body of Work, a piece that achieves what it promises: "an infinite present, a present always already there and continuing on into the unknown future".
It is with much sadness that I write to inform you that one of our dearly loved and much respected RSCJ, Sister Philomene Tiernan, was on the Malaysian airlines flight that was shot down on the Russian-Ukraine border.
Here is the first Sophie's Contemplative Corner for Term 3 2014
It is with great sadness that I convey to you that Rosemary Hayes, our Student Receptionist passed away quietly on Saturday morning, surrounded by her family.
In the spirit of being children of the Sacred Heart, our School Co-Captains Alexandra Hopkins and Bridie Brittain incorporated an extra item into the Year 12 Procession of Lanterns service.
It is with great pride that we congratulate Karishma Mallawarachchy of Year 12 (2013) who was nominated by the examiners of the 2013 Speech examinations for the Australian Speech and Communication Association (ASCA) Directors award for excellence.
At the end of 2013 Geoffrey McSkimming made contact with our Head of Information Services, Sharon Roth in regards to holding his next book launch at Sacré Cœur.
NEWS Corp Australia has revealed the winners of its 2014 Cannes Young Lions competition to represent Australia at this year’s advertising festival. Finalists were challenged to respond to a brief inside 24 hours for the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute. The brief supports the MCRI’s ongoing campaign to encourage people to take a break from social media for 48 hours and instead refocus on things that are more important. The entrants were also tasked with helping the MCRI raise funds and awareness for child health research.
There have been some very exciting developments in Mathematics at Sacré Cœur this year.
On Tuesday 29 April Mrs Jennifer Carter (Director of Studies), Ms Poulson (Global Politics teacher), Mr Maguire (Australian History teacher) and Mr Scott (Psychology teacher) attended the Premier's awards for 2013 to witness two of our Class of 2013, Emma Hodge and Bernadette Toohey receive awards.
The results are in and we have much to be proud of including two Silver medals and five new records!
On Wednesday 26 March, Round 2 of Debating was held with very exciting results – 9 out of 12 wins and 12 best speakers!
More than a game of tennis! On Tuesday 25 March the Parent’s Associations from Sacré Cœur and St Kevin’s joined forces for the sixteenth annual Tennis Day, followed by a luncheon at the St Kevin’s Pavilion.
On Sunday 15 March, current Year 8 students, Jessica Mounas, Emma Walling, Krystal Salloum and Madeline Barr won The Kairos Award (Secondary) at the CEOM Annual Art Exhibition 2014.
It is with immense pride that we announce current Year 12 student Zoë Alford was shortlisted and performed in the Contemporary Dance section of The Season of Excellence - Top Class 2014.
To finish a successful week of celebrating women, we were fortunate enough to meet the Honourable Ms Bronwyn Bishop, speaker of Parliament at Ms Kelly O’Dwyer’s office in Malvern.
More how we celebrated International Women's Day in the next Newsletter!
For the benefit of our new students and staff members, you may remember that within our Sacred Heart Tradition we have a Focus Goal guide our practice over the year. At our brief assembly on your first day I shared with you our Focus Goal for 2014 'A personal and active faith in God'...
Sacré Cœur inducted our Year 6 students to their leadership positions on Friday 24 February. During the liturgy, each Year 6 student stood before all the Joigny students and teachers to make their promise of commitment and pledge their leadership by example.
On Tuesday, staff and members of the Barat community joined together with Sr Marita to celebrate the 70 year anniversary of her entry into the Society of the Sacred Heart.
It is with immense pride that we announce that Class of 2013 students, Bella Kelly, Emily Hubbard and Monica Sestito have had their VCE Studio Arts artworks selected for Top Arts 2014.
Rachael McDonough, from the Class of 2012, has been named to the Dean’s List at Dickinson State University in North Dakota, USA.
Year 12 student, Emma Hodge, has been awarded the 2013 University of Melbourne Extension Program Prize for Academic Excellence in Psychology for her work in the University's Extension Program this year.
Once again our students have excelled in their VCE results with a remarkable 85.14% of the cohort achieving an ATAR of over 80.
Year 12 students Bella Kelly, Emily Hubbard and Monica Sestito, have had their Studio Arts work shortlisted for Top Arts and Charlotte Nanfra has been shortlisted for Top Designs for her Visual Communication Design work.
The School warmly congratulates Year 10 students, Caroline Xue and Sathya Thavendran, on their selection into the University of Melbourne’s 2015 Kwong Lee Dow Young Scholars program.
Congratulations Joanna Weston (Class of 2011) who has been selected for the Australian Fast5 team that will compete in November’s Fast5 Netball World Series in New Zealand.
It was with great pride that we farewelled the Class of 2013 at this week’s Valedictory celebrations.
An intimate group of approximately twenty students, all with dreams of strutting the stage, had the opportunity to talk to Marg Downey (Class of 1979) about life in the performing arts.
On Saturday 12 October, the second annual ‘Small Pleasures Luncheon’ was held in the Florence Buckley Hall to raise money for the Sacré Cœur Small Pleasures Fund.
Congratulations to Year 11 student, Bertille Dalle, who achieved first place in Victoria in the Year 12 oral section of the Alliance Française Berthe Mouchette Competition.
Year 11 students Eliza, Sangita, Elena and Karen achieved a second place in the Senior Theatre division of the RoboCup Junior Australian National Championships, held in Brisbane.
Twenty positions of leadership – the Blue Ribbons – were announced at a Special Assembly today.
Today we celebrated Coloured Ribbon Day to raise funds for the Love Courage Hope Foundation.
Sacré Cœur warmly congratulates Cathy McGowan (Class of 1971) on her successful election to the seat of Indi.
An unprecedented four students have been selected to attend the 2014 NYSF in January 2014.
Schools are certainly busy places but a number of our students have enjoyed recent successes at competitions held outside of school.
Although the weather is still feeling a little wintry, the Sacré Cœur gardens are definitely looking like spring!
Sacred Heart Week is a beautiful tradition at Sacré Cœur and in our 125th year it is especially poignant.
Class of 2012 student, Carla Massaria, has won an Australian Student Prize for academic excellence.
Sacré Cœur celebrated its musical heritage at the 125 Year Whole School Music Concert at the Melbourne Recital Centre last night.
Sacré Cœur welcomes ten students from Sacred Heart schools in France, USA and Japan as part of the School’s annual Exchange Program.
On Monday, Year 9 students were treated to a funny and inspiring presentation by author and columnist, Danny Katz.
Congratulations to Emma Hodge and Bernadette Toohey who are the recipients of a prestigious Premier’s Award for studies undertaken in 2012.
Over seventy past Captains, Vice Captains and Duxes gathered in the Kirby room on Saturday to enjoy a luncheon celebrating leadership in our 125 Year anniversary.
The Year 12s headed with their teachers to the local coffee shops to raise money for the Prahran Mission Café.
Year 10s were treated to an insight into the mind of the political cartoonist this morning with a visit from Herald Sun cartoonist, Mark Knight.
A Memorial Service for Sr Margaret Lentaigne RSCJ, much loved member of the Barat Community for many years who passed away in early May, was held last Thursday in the School Chapel.
On Monday , Joigny students in Prep, Years 1 and 2 met Network Ten’s Totally Wild presenter, Natalie Hunter and Producer, Kylie Smith to further enhance their inquiry into animals.
Close to 400 mothers and daughters came along to our annual celebration of Mothers and Daughters – the Mother Daughter Mass and Breakfast on Sunday.
Congratulations to Stuart House who won House Arts Festival trophy 2013
On Saturday, our Blue Ribbon Co-Captains Anna Xue and Kathleen Shirer helped coordinate a number of fellow student volunteers who manned the Snow-Cone stall at the Xavier Maytime Fair.
Eighteen teams competed in an Ambrose event for the 2013 Sacré Cœur Foundation Golf Day on Monday 29 April and helped raise funds for the Sacré Cœur Foundation Building Fund.
As an ongoing commitment to the building of our faith community we have been able to offer to both students and staff more opportunities to celebrate Mass on a regular basis. This increase in offerings is due to the generosity of Fr Hien Vu from St Michael’s, Ashburton.
“The building of community as a Christian value” is this year’s focus goal and yesterday, the School shone in the way it lived out this Sacred Heart goal with over 1000 people enjoying two major events.
In what was a fabulous community event on the weekend, the School raised over $5600 in its inaugural McGrath Foundation Pink Stumps Twenty 20 Cricket match on Sunday.
Congratulations to our Year 12 students on the wonderful results they have attained for their VCE examinations.
Ten pieces of artwork from students from Prep to Year 12 have been selected for the CEO Visual Art Exhibition in March 2013.
Year 12 students, Lauren Conti and Stephanie Rogers, have been shortlisted for the VCAA Top Designs exhibition which forms part of the VCAA Season of Excellence program.
Congratulations to Year 10 students, Emily Coady and Sangita Iyer, who have been selected for the University of Melbourne's prestigious Kwong Lee Dow Young Scholar's Program.
Twenty large boxes chock-full with backpacks left Sacré Cœur last week on their mission to bring smiles to the faces of 90 poverty stricken children who attend the Sacred Heart Learning Centre in Samar, Philippines.
Year 10 Drama students yesterday staged a modern version of the Greek tragedy Antigone.
What a beautiful 24 hours we have enjoyed with our Year 12s. Mass and a Valedictory celebration with their parents on Tuesday evening were followed by the traditional Valedictory breakfast enjoyed with the Principal, the Leadership Team, the Barat community and their teachers on Wednesday morning.
Thousands of people attended our biennial French Village Fair on Saturday and once again, the spirit of the Sacré Cœur community was captured by the joy, love and laughter present on the School grounds.
Not many buildings can boast such a creative “ribbon cutting” ceremony as our new Janet Erskine Stuart Centre when Sr Joan Pender RSCJ used a silver mallet to smash rubber tubing that had been soaked in liquid nitrogen.
In a special Assembly held in the Hall this afternoon, our new Blue Ribbon leaders for 2012 / 13 were announced to the entire senior school staff and students.
Year 9 students braved Melbourne’s unpredictable weather in the last few weeks to assist the Kinglake community with tree-planting, clean-up and restoration projects.
Congratulations to the Year 10 group who entered the RoboCup Junior Victoria competition and took out the state title for Senior Dance Theatre champions.
Sacré Cœur dads were treated to an early Father’s Day today as the girls brought their cherished dads to School participate in the annual Father’s Day Mass and Breakfast.
The annual Formation to Mission Conference was held at Burke Road last week and our Kirby Centre was filled with guests from Kincoppal-Rose Bay, Stuartholme, Baradene College and Sacré Cœur.
Last week our students participated in numerous activities to celebrate National Tree Day and Schools Tree Day.
Year 12 student Lexi Saul has been awarded a great start to her future career with a cadetship from the accountancy firm, Ferrier Hodgson.
Sacré Cœur is pleased to offers scholarships for entry into Years 9, 10 and 11 in 2013.
Four Sacré Cœur students have headed to Brisbane this week to participate in the Stuartholme’s Rich Task Week.
Year 10 student Claudia Sullivan and Year 7 student Melanie Nagle have been selected as finalists for the prestigious Silk Cut Awards.
The School is immensely proud to announce that Class of 2011 students, Stephanie Lightfoot, Anna McDermott and Vanessa Nanfra, have been awarded VCE Premier’s Awards.
Ten Year 11 students and two of their teachers spent a cold night on the gym floor last night to raise money for City Mission.
Over 160 people enjoyed the first of our annual Shining Light Dinners and listened to guest speaker, Ms Christine Nixon, give a truly inspirational speech about leadership.
The Sacré Cœur community welcomed staff and Year 12 students from Korowa Anglican Girls’ School to the schools’ annual Ecumenical service.
Rock Frogs, multiple Hansels and Gretels, Fairy Godmothers and Goldilocks and the Three Bores were amongst a wondrous cast of colourful characters in this year’s Joigny Musical – Fairy Tale Soup.
Congratulations Class of 2011 student, Stephanie Lightfoot, who has been awarded the Australian Student Prize.
On Thursday, sixteen Joigny students received the Sacrament of Reconciliation for the first time.
Sacré Cœur has celebrated its annual Week of Prayer in a number of reflective and faith-based activities and today we celebrate the Feast day of our Foundress, St Madeleine Sophie Barat.
On Tuesday night, over 60 mothers (and one proud father) along with some staff members and special guest presenters came together for an evening of activities designed to enhance and build upon the connection between mother and daughter.
In a hotly contested event that pitched the ancient worlds against each other, Digby’s creative depiction of Meso-America was a triumph at this year’s Arts Festival.
Over 400 mothers and daughters gathered on a chilly Sunday morning to participate in a Mass which celebrated the pivotal roles of mothers in our lives.
Over sixty mums and dads from Prep to Year 6 came back to school on Thursday for a parent information session on contemporary maths learning.
Year 6 parents were delighted by the range of action plans presented by their daughters in the Year 6 Action Project – the Leader in Me.
In response to parent requests, the School is hosting a series of cyber safety workshops for parents of students from Years 5 to 9 facilitated by cyber safety expert, author and psychologist, Ms Tena Davies.
It was a culmination of six weeks work that saw the Year 9 students proudly displaying their printed Zines at the Notre Monde Expo last week.
The Top Arts and Top Designs exhibition will both open this week. Art and design works from Class of 2011 students, Bronte Berenger and Jessica Xuan will be on display.
Over sixty dads and their daughters strode the red carpet to the School’s Kirby Centre last night to learn how to make movies using their iPads at the Dads and Daughters iMovie Night.
Madeline Wood, Class of 2011, will be awarded the Julia Flynn Memorial Prize by the Catholic Education Office in a special presentation this weekend.
Students from Prep to Year 12 today donned purple ribbons in celebration of International Women’s Day.
In celebration of World Maths Day, Joigny students from Years 1 to 6 had the opportunity to compete online in mathematics games with students from all over the world.
The School will hold its annual Open Day this Sunday 4 March from 1pm to 4pm.
High achievers of the Classes of 2011 and 2010 were celebrated at the annual High Achievers assembly last Thursday.
We welcome back the fourteen Years 11 and 12 students and two staff members who participated over the summer holidays in the inaugural Antipodeans Abroad Expedition to India and the Himalayas.
Class of 2011 students, Bronte Berenger and Jessica Xuan, have had their works selected for the Top Arts and Top Designs exhibitions.
Sacré Cœur has again achieved outstanding VCE results including a rare perfect ATAR score of 99.95 from the Dux of the School, Stephanie Nesbit.
On Monday night, the school community came together in the name of sport for the Celebration of Sport Evening. This event recognises the teams, and the individuals within those teams, who play such an important role in making sport so significant at Sacré Cœur.
Our senior students always speak highly of the amazing guidance and advice given to them by our Careers Counsellor, Mrs Pauline Steedman, and this has been validated through her achievement of the 2011 CEAV David Osborne Regional Careers Award.
Over 1000 parents, students and staff attended the new look Speech Night at the fabulous Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre last night.
Exciting news from The Arts faculty this week as we receive news that four students have been shortlisted for Top Arts, and seven students have had their artwork selected for the Catholic Education Office annual visual arts exhibition in 2012.
All Sacré Cœur families, past and present, are invited to a Mass and Picnic on Monday 28 November to farewell Mrs Ros Leyden upon her retirement at the end of 2011.
To add to the accolades that our girls are achieving across many subject areas, we congratulate Year 8 students Vishwethaa and Sathya on attaining Distinctions in the recent 2011 Maths Enrichment Stage.
It was with great pride that Sacré Cœur farewelled the Class of 2011 at the Valedictory celebrations on Thursday 27 October.
As works get well underway for our new Science buildings, our students continue to achieve amazing results in this discipline.
Once again Sacré Cœur students have distinguished themselves in the annual Alliance Française Berthe Mouchette Poetry Competition with many of them having received a Mention Très Honorable (High Commendation) and a Mention Honorable (Commendation).
Sacré Cœur has scooped the pools in the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI) Chemical Analysis Competition with our best ever results - five teams placed in the top eight places.
Over 100 Joigny Junior School children participated in the Joigny Walk Safely to School Day today.
Over seventy guests attended an afternoon tea held by the Alumnae Association in the Kirby yesterday to celebrate alumnae who have children in the School.
Fantastic results for Year 10 student, Christina Damicoucas, who was awarded state winner and Year 7 student, Irene Wang, who came second in the state in the recent Alliance Française Berthe Mouchette competition.
Current and past Sacré Cœur fathers are invited to the Inaugural Sacré Cœur Foundation Brownlow Medal Night hosted by 3AW’s Tony Leonard on Monday 26 September.
Feel the beat of those dancing feet...on the avenue I'm taking you to...172 Burke Road!
On 3 September, two secondary teams and three primary teams participated in the Tournament of Minds Regional Tournament and we congratulate all those who participated.
This morning Mary Boberic from Red Group spoke to our Years 1 and 2 girls about the exciting recycling initiative the school is undertaking through the RED Project.
Year 9 students competed in a “MasterChef” team challenge where they were given a budget and 45 minutes each for an entree, main course and dessert – all cooked on a trangia camping stove.
On Thursday the School left plastic wrapped lunches behind and participated in a Nude Food Day – an entirely student-driven initiative.
The students, from Years 8 to 11, will participate in this tradition of tennis involving our sister schools.
Last Friday 17 Sacré Cœur students participated in the RoboCup Junior State Finals.
Year 11 Student Katherine Power has been selected to attend the prestigious National Youth Science Forum and will head to Canberra in January 2012.
The achievements of our girls at the recent Girls’ Sport Victoria Track and & Field Carnival elevated some of them in to the upper echelon of Sacré Cœur performances (Top 10) over the past 11 years of our involvement in GSV.
On Tuesday Sacré Cœur hosted the Annual Latin Reading Competition and we congratulate Year 10 student Deirdre Mair who came third in the State Finals. This comes hot on the heels of recent Junior and Senior school successes in the Alliance Française Poetry Competition.
As part of the 125 Years celebrations in 2013, we are now calling for nominations from our community of people who have made a significant contribution to the School in its 125 year history.
Sacré Cœur immerses itself in all things scientific in celebration of National Science week.
The annual Father Daughter Mass and Breakfast is always a special date in the calendar for our community and again we invite dads to spend a special morning with their daughter/s at Sacré Cœur on Friday 26 August 2011.
The School is well into its annual Sacred Heart Week celebrations as we pay tribute to our distinctive Sacred Heart education and live out our 2011 focus goal - ‘A Social Awareness That Impels to Action’.
Mary Spanos (Year 10), Isabella Smith (Year 7) and Vanessa Nanfra (Year 12) were selected to go to the Australian Teachers of Dance (ATOD) Australasian Scholarships Competition in Sydney last weekend.
Prime Minister Julia Gillard has written to four Year 7 students in response to a letter and petition they sent to her earlier in the year.
Year 12 student Joanna Weston has been offered a cadetship with KPMG commencing in 2012.
As part of this week’s Notre Monde activities, a group of Year 9 students have had their letter to the Editor published in the Herald Sun newspaper.
Staff and students have donned wizard-like apparel and round glasses, the Brown Stairs have begun to move and House Quidditch is being played on the front oval.
A team of eight Year 7 students participated in the da Vinci Decathlon held at MLC on Tuesday and achieved a first in the science discipline.
The inaugural Celebration of Sport evening was held in the Florence Buckley Hall on Tuesday 28 June.
On Thursday evening, our Year 3 students made their First Reconciliation in our beautiful Chapel.
Joigny Junior School embraced the principles of re-using and recycling by holding their lunchtime Book Swap in the Hall today.
Principal, Ms Maureen Ryan, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Janine Hogan to succeed Mrs Ros Leyden as Head of Joigny Junior School from January 2012.
Resilience was the word for the Senior School girls who competed in the House Athletics event yesterday in wintry, windy conditions.
Sacré Cœur welcomes eleven students from Sacred Heart schools in France and USA as part of the School’s annual Exchange Program.
Year 12 students will participate in the annual prayer service with our neighbour Korowa Anglican Girls' School on Thursday morning.
For the first time, artworks by Sacré Cœur students will be on display at the annual Independent School's Victoria Art Exhibition.
Carla has been selected in the under 16 Water Polo team for the 2011 School Sport Australia Water Polo Championships in June.
Over 120 girls from Years 7 to 12 participated in the Rio Tinto Big Science competition yesterday.
Year 12 student Stephanie Lightfoot is the recipient of a Premier's Award for Legal Studies.
Year 12 students supported the Cancer Council’s Biggest Morning Tea by putting on a gold coin donation morning tea for staff and students in the School’s library today.
To celebrate this important event in our calendar – a number of activities and events have been planned including a twilight Retreat for staff.
Over 80 women attended the Alumnae Association’s Mass and Annual General Meeting yesterday.
Forty girls assisted at the Pathways Centre in Glenburn, where they helped clean up a site and another forty girls assisted in the Kinglake area.
The School will hold an information morning and school tours on Friday 20 May at 9.15am.
Mr Rohan Long from Melbourne Water spoke to the Years 3 and 4 students about Melbourne’s frog population today.
Matthew Wright, Executive Director of Beyond Zero Emissions organisation, told our Year 12 students today that the choice for a future with renewable energy was still in their hands.
Year 8s have begun the two-week Citycite program where they will explore the city of Melbourne and undertake independent research projects.
Sacré Cœur has launched its exciting Year 9 program for 2012 and beyond– Notre Monde (Our World).
Last week, Sacré Cœur Glen Iris was privileged to host the annual ANZNet Conference involving our sister schools in Australia and New Zealand.
Sacré Cœur students switched off lights and computers in support of Earth Hour.
Sacré Cœur welcomed Sr Caroline Joy Luz RSCJ and nine PhD (Educational Administration) who visited the School as part of a study tour.
Year 9 students at Sacré Cœur are saying a definitive NO to bullying. In support of “Say no to bullying” week last week, Year 9 student Kaila Bianco took it upon herself to rally her classmates to the cause.
Year 4 student Rebecca Raffaele and Year 12 (2010) student Lara Milsteed have won prizes in the annual Catholic Education Office Visual Arts Exhibition.
Year 12 student, Bridget Leggatt, has been accepted into the Theatre Studies performances for Top Class at the Recital Centre on 1 April.
To acknowledge the 10 year anniversary of Girls Sport Victoria and our association with GSV since its inception, Sacré Cœur is holding a Team of the Decade evening on Saturday 26 February 2011.
The Sacré Cœur community raised $1650 in a gold coin fundraiser for flood victims last Friday.
Year 10 student, Laura Cutroni and Year 9 students, Eliza Garlepp and Sarah Gordon are off to Stuartholme, our sister school in Brisbane, as part of an ANZNET exchange opportunity - Moving Opera.
Three Sacré Cœur students have been invited to exhibit their work in the Top Design and Top Arts VCE Season of Excellence exhibition and three have been selected to audition for Top Acts.
The Principal, Maureen Ryan and the staff of Sacré Cœur warmly congratulate the Class of 2010.
Year 12 student, Madeleine Hale, will tour through Europe for three weeks in January with the Chamber Strings of Melbourne.
The Year 5 Choir delighted shoppers at Chadstone today as they sang Christmas Carols in Melbourne’s fashion capital.
The Musicians and Choirs of Joigny Junior school performed for our beloved Barat community Sisters as well as parents and friends in a short concert on Wednesday afternoon.
Year 12 student Anabelle Smith has won the 3m Springboard event at the Australian Open Diving Championship giving Anabelle her first national title.
The Year 8 Writers’ Group today launched the novels they have spent the last two terms writing and perfecting.
Matilda Holden, Charlotte Stoltz, Nina Wyatt and Ashini Nanyakkakara have been shortlisted for the VCE 2011 Top Arts and Top Designs exhibitions, as part of the VCE Season of Excellence awards.
Our very own Brynmawr Buskers, a string quartet comprised of Year 9 students, played at the Young Australian Art & Writers Awards evening at the Hilton last Saturday.
The achievements of Sacré Cœur over 2010 were celebrated at the annual Speech Night held on Wednesday 17 November at the Melbourne Town Hall.
The Preps all had a go at being mini firefighters today when the Fire Brigade came to visit.
Sacré Coeur won the “Best Production” Award in this year’s Japanese Video Festival Contest organised by The Japan Foundation, Sydney.
Year 9 girls attended the Go Girls, Go for IT seminar this week.
Year 8 student, Madelin Craig, ran her own Girls Night In event last week and raised $925 for the Cancer Council's Pink Ribbon Day.
It was with great pride that Sacré Cœur farewelled the Class of 2010 at the Valedictory celebrations on Wednesday 20 October.
Year 8 student Kate Power performed in the Australian Ballet Company’s production of Nutcracker at the Melbourne Arts Centre in September.
Mr Mark Oski and Year 10 student Alexandra Saul will be representing the school at the Canonisation of Mary MacKillop in Rome on the weekend.
Sacré Cœur Prep students are finalists in the Yarra Valley Water 2010 National Water Week short film competition.
Year 12 student, Anabelle won her first Commonwealth Games medal yesterday.
Year 11 student Annabel Ellison has qualified for the Australian team for the Taekwondo World Championships to be held in Wellington in March 2011.
Sacré Cœur students won nine bursaries in this year's Science Talent Search Competition organised by the Science Teachers Association of Victoria.
Our own Anabelle Smith embarks on her Commonwealth Games adventure today as she jets off to China today for a four-day training camp before heading to Delhi.
Fantastic news from the science faculty as two Year 11 students are chosen to participate in the Monash University Chemistry Challenge and three teams of Year 12 students are placed in the top 10 in the State for the Victorian RACI Chemistry Titration Stakes.
Mel Rak, Class of 2009, attended the third Insights @ Brekkie to speak to our current Year 12s as they prepare for their final weeks of classes.
Amazing success for Joigny as one team goes through to the Tournament of Minds State Finals and two teams received Honours for their efforts last weekend.
Year 10 student, Louisa Guo, has just completed her LMus examination in Piano Performance. This is the ultimate exam in the Australian Music Examinations Board system.
This is how Artist-in-Residence, Gregg Brown described the process of making a short claymation animation film “Backflips and Butterflies” with our Year 5 students.
Sacré Cœur and De La Salle senior students present an adventurous interpretation of this enchanting tale.
The Sacré Cœur Past Parents’ and Friends’ Association proudly presents Piano Masterworks, a recital by virtuoso pianist Anthony Halliday in the School Chapel on Friday 17 September.
Year 11 student, Sinem Gultekin has been selected to participate in the National Youth Science Forum in Canberra in January 2011.
Sacré Cœur congratulates Jane Turner on receiving a prestigious Monash University Distinguished Alumni Award.
The Year 6 Dance team won the RoboCup State final held at ScienceWorks last Friday.
The third i@B will take place on Thursday 2 September in Kirby Centre.
All the Year 6s and a team of Year 9 students will compete in the RoboCup Regional competition held in Toorak on Saturday 31 July.
For the first time, Sacré Cœur hosted the annual Classical Association of Victoria inter-school Latin Reading Competition which took place on Tuesday 27 July.
Year 10 student, Isabella Genobile, won a silver medal at the 4th World Taekwondo Culture Expo in Korea during the recent school holidays.
Year 11 student, Sinem Gultekin, won three medals at the Australian Business Week program held at our sister school Stuartholme in Brisbane last week.
Superior-General Kathleen Conan, representative of the General Council, Sister Hiroko Okui and Provincial Council member Sister Diana Hayes, visited the School on Monday 26 July.
Parenting expert, Michael Grose, attended a Professional Development day at Sacré Cœur to share parenting insights with our staff, based on his vast experience.
Sacre Cœur's own Anabelle Smith has qualified for the 2010 Commonwealth Games Diving Team in the 3 metre, Platform and Platform Synchro events in Delhi, India.
Public Speaking aficionado Annabel Ellison has won the state finals of the Rostrum Voice of Youth competition.
2009 students Anna Rodway and Zoe Papageorgiou have been awarded Premier’s Awards for their VCE studies.
All Year 12 students are invited to the second “i@B (Insights at brekky)” for 2010 on Friday 18 June.
Sacré Cœur’s new Wilmer Kirby Centre - a project funded by the Federal Government's Building Education Revolution, was officially opened on Thursday 6 May 2010.
Sacré Cœur was rated 38 out of Australia’s top 100 schools for Reading in the Years 7 to 9 category in a table published in the Weekend Australian this week.
Year 12 (2009) student, Rebecca Hetherington has been selected to perform at the Top Class - Dance, as part of the VCE Season of Excellence.
With the opening of our new café in the renovated Kirby Centre all Year 12 students are invited to i@B which stands for Insights at Brekky.
Sacré Cœur has won its first Diving Premiership by taking out the Division 2 Championship at MSAC on 16 March.
Year 12 student and champion Diver, Anabelle Smith won a Bronze medal at the 2010 FINA Russian Grand Prix held from 5-7 March in Moscow.
On the first morning of the 2010 school year, new Principal, Ms Maureen Ryan, urged the girls to “make 2010 the year you decide- that you matter! Remind yourself that you are worth it; you will risk it and try something new; you will give something back to the community and you will give to those less fortunate than yourselves.”
Celeste Watson, who completed her Year 12 in 2009, has had her work for Visual Communication and Design Unit 4 selected for the Top Designs exhibit at the Melbourne Museum.
Our languages students continue to shine with outstanding successes in the ACER Language Competence Testing across the senior school.
Year 7 student, Georgia Quinn, has had her work published in the November edition of Oz Kids in Print.
Two Year 10 girls, Stephanie Khaw and Stephanie Nesbit have been accepted into Melbourne University's Kwong Lee Dow Young Scholars Program.
Year 12 student, Meg Musarra, has been awarded a Monash Student award for Enhancement Studies in Biology.
Year 10 student, Annabel Ellison is bound for Argentina in November to compete as a junior in the ITF Taekwondo World Championships.
“Don’t invent your leaders; identify them, they are already there,” counseled Principal, Mr John Fox to the Years 7-11 students who voted for the School’s 2010 student leaders, the Blue Ribbons. And indeed they did identify them.
Year 7 student, Amy Chew, was the State runner up in the recent Alliance Francaise poetry recital competition.
Year 1 girls came back to school in their pyjamas last week for beautiful Prayers in Pyjamas ceremony.
Sacré Cœur students create and donate home-made quilts and pillows to Melbourne's homeless.
Sacré Cœur science students came first, second and third in the Victorian Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI) Chemistry Titration competition.
Over forty Primary and Secondary Sacré Cœur students participated in the recent Tournament of Minds competition, with one Primary team winning the Language and Literacy section and going through to the State Finals to be held in September.
The community recently farewelled twenty International Exchange students who had spent two months visiting the ‘House’ as part of the Sacred Heart International Exchange Program.
National Science Week was capped off this year with notification that Year 11 student, Monica Pham, has been chosen to attend a Rotary National Youth Science Forum in Canberra in January 2010.
Year 9 student, Morgan Welch, will sing for the Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI, at the Vatican as part of a three and a half week tour to Hong Kong, France and Italy.
Year 6 students participated in a joint City of Stonington and Duldig Studio artist-in-residence program.
Students from Sacré Cœur and De La Salle College will collaborate in a music and fun-filled production of Hot Mikado!
Year 11 student Anabelle Smith won four gold medals in the recent Australian Junior Elite Diving Championships.
Fifty two Sacré Cœur students participate in RoboCup competition.
Sacré Cœur students participated in a focus group for Penguin Publishing last Thursday.
Year 4 girls hosted a cake and produce stall to raise money for their sustainability project.
The Australian Youth Ambassador for the United Nations, Chris Varney, meets the SRC.
Sacré Cœur students declared last Wednesday "ECO” day.
Class of 2008 student Monash 'Star of Science'
The Board of Sacré Cœur and the Provincial of the Religious of the Sacred Heart are pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Maureen Ryan to succeed Mr John Fox as Principal of the School from 1 January 2010.