Artist visit for Lino Print Workshop
Artist, Rona Green, visited Sacré Cœur today to run a lino print workshop for our Year 7 students.
Sacré Cœur is a busy and dynamic learning environment! Each week there are a number of visitors, guest lecturers or special incursions happening at the School.
Artist, Rona Green, visited Sacré Cœur today to run a lino print workshop for our Year 7 students.
Sacré Cœur celebrates its 125 year anniversary of Sacred Heart education at Burke Road this year!
The Prep to Year 3 children were treated to a Christmas show with a difference from artists Jilly and Terry from Nexus Art today.
Vietnam War Veteran Grant Coulthard-Smith spoke to our 20th Century History students about the realities of the Vietnam war, the then emerging role of the media in times of war and our alliance with the USA.
Our students were enchanted by a performance of the Magic Flute by Opera Australia’s Oz Opera today.
Renowned author, gardener, TV presenter, wombat lover and Aussie icon, Jackie French, visited the School today to speak to the students about her books, characters, inspiration, love of storytelling and the craft of writing.
Ellie O'Reilly, from Kryolan Makeup, gave our VCE Theatre Studies students the tips and tricks of the trade for using theatre make-up to age themselves and even to change gender.
Renowned Young Adult fiction author, Cath Crowley, spoke to the Year 7 students today about finding writing inspiration and the creation of her characters. The Year 7 Writers’ Group were also involved in writing workshop with Cath.
Storyteller extraordinaire, Graham Davey, visited Sacré Cœur today as part of Joigny’s Book Week celebrations.
Students from Obayashi, Sacred Heart sister school in Japan, visited the school last week.
Our Year 6 Students have enjoyed an artist-in-residence program with sculptors from the Duldig Gallery visiting over the last two Mondays.
Years 11 and 12 Business Management students shared an informative business lunch with parent experts – Helene Gordon and Paul Cowan.
A warm welcome home is extended to Madeline Garlick (Class of 1986) who is visiting Australia from Belgium where she works as Head of the Policy and Legal Support Unit in the Europe Bureau for the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).
As part of the lead up to the Blue Ribbon process, Tom Gardner from the Reach Foundation facilitated a Leadership Workshop with our Year 11s today.
Sacré Cœur offers a warm Sacred Heart welcome to eleven students on exchange from the USA, France, and Japan. These students are hosted by the families of girls in Years 10, 11 and 12 and will participate fully in school life at Sacré Cœur.
Jennifer Morris from the Monash University Science Centre visited Joigny yesterday and engaged our youngest scientists in a range of hands on experiments.
Welcome boys from St Kevin’s and Xavier Colleges, Melbourne Grammar School and girls from Genazzano FCJ College who joined our Year 6 girls for the Interschool Debating Competition. Well done to all the teams!
Sacré Cœur welcomes the History Teachers Association of Victoria (HTAV) who will undertake a Professional Learning seminar on the implementation of the Australian Curriculum.
Writer, lawyer and teacher, Alice Pung, visited the School today to run writing workshops with our Year 10 students
Year 10 art students worked with Australian Printmaker, Jazmina Cininas, in the Art Studios today.
Mr Angelo Campagna, Spiritual Director, will speak to Year 12s of his very personal experience doing the Camino pilgrimage in Spain last year.
Detective Senior Constable Lou Gerardi visited the School today to speak to our Years 10 and 11 Legal Studies students about the role of the Police.
Students from our sister school, Stuartholme in Brisbane, will spend this week at Sacré Cœur and participate in our annual Arts Festival.
Jenny Holdenson, from Career Wise, will provide Year 10 students and parents feedback on their Career Assessment reports tonight.
Dux of 2011, Stephanie Nesbit, spoke to our current Year 12 students at the Insights@breakkie event this morning.
Dr Joy Lopez, Director of Technology at the Sacred Heart Schools in Atherton, USA, will be meeting with Sacré Cœur staff today to talk about the learning potential of iPads and strategies to deal with challenges of portable devices.
Dr John Pastoriza-Pinol spoke to Year 8 students on endangered plant species in the Kirby Centre today.
Our most junior students met Constables Amanda Jones and Adam McKenzie-Edwards in a special visit from the officers from Malvern Police Station yesterday.
We welcome this year’s first exchange student, Kimberley Marks, from the Convent of the Sacred Heart in Montreal, Canada.
Prep, Years 1 and 2 students were enthralled by a visit from the Fire Brigade today.
Mr Adam Yee, Tutor at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, will advise our VCE Music students on their VCE work requirements and SACs.
Joigny students will enjoy an incursion from ChessKids today. Chess Kids is involved in providing chess coaching to schools Australia wide – helping students build their ‘mental muscles’.
Year 10 students participated in an Elevate Education session as part of the Headstart program, in preparation for their move into Year 11 in 2012.
Sacré Cœur welcomed Claire Teisen who delivered a traditional Japanese storytelling experience using colourful origami figures.
Joigny Junior School welcomes Ms Jane Byrne, Mosaic Artist-in-Residence, who is mentoring our Junior school students in the creation of a mosaic mural for the Joigny Garden.
Years 7 and 8 drama students enjoyed a performance by Impro Melbourne today.
Art Inspire visited the School today to present an interactive Japanese culture experience for the Year 6 students in relation to their Unit of Inquiry.
Tonight we welcome Senior Constable Vanessa Bate, Policewoman and Youth Resource Officer for the City of Stonnington, who will facilitate a parent seminar on Keeping Our Girls Safe.
This week, Year 6 students commence a five week dance program with the Footsteps Dance Company.
Mr Grant Coltman-Smith, a Vietnam Veteran who now works with the Vietnam Veterans Education Team, spoke Years 10 and 11 students about his war time experiences.
Today we welcome Adam Ballesty and Jessica Bibby from Pacific Brands who will discuss the marketing of the iconic Dunlop Volley shoe over a business lunch with the Year 11 Business Management students.
Olympic medalist and six-time world champion, Marion Clignet, is visiting Sacré Cœur today to give a special lunchtime talk to our students and staff.
The Complete Works Theatre Company is performing Macbeth for the Year 10 students in the gym this morning.
Tonight our Joigny Junior School will welcome the Prep families of 2012 in the first of a series of transition events for families about to send their young daughters to Sacré Cœur.
Year 6 students will be participating in a full-day clay workshop today with Stafan, Artist in Residence, from the Duldig Museum, and art teacher Susan McDonald.
Joigny Junior School parents and their girls are encouraged to attend the Wonder of Living seminar this evening to be held in the Kirby Centre from 5.30pm to 7.45pm.
Mel Rak, Class of 2007, is attending the Year 12 Insights@brekkie this morning.
Chef Marco and a team of parent helpers are participating in today’s French Day in our Joigny Junior School.
Today Susan McDonald, Junior Art Teacher, will be hosting the Annual General Meeting of the IPSHA Art Interest Group in the School's Children's Parlour.
Zumba instructor, Emilio Ricciuti, put our Year 10s to a fitness test with an energetic Zumba class in the gym this morning.
Today, Sacré Cœur is hosting a professional development meeting of the Catholic Development Network, with 45 visitors from Catholic schools across the state who work in the areas of marketing, enrolments and communications.
This afternoon Sacré Cœur will host the annual Classical Association of Victoria inter-school Latin Reading Competition.
As part of Book Week, we welcome Fiona Wood, author of Six Impossible Things, who will facilitate Master Classes for our Years 8 and 9 students.
Thirty students from Obayashi, a Sacred Heart sister school in Japan, are visiting Sacré Cœur today.
Sacré Cœur is holding School Tours this morning.
In celebration of National Tree Day for Schools, Sacré Cœur welcomes Hon Michael O’Brien, Member for Malvern, Minister for Energy and Resources, Minister for Gaming and Minister for Consumer Affairs.
We welcome our second wave of international exchange students today from Sacred Heart sister schools in France, Japan, USA and Canada.
Sacré Cœur welcomes Sr Lydia Collado RSCJ, Director of the SHIFT Program in the Philippines.
Mr Adam Yee, Tutor at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, will advise VCE Music students on their VCE Analysis Outcome today.
Today we welcome Ian Dockeary and Dale Simmonds who will speak to the Year 9s about water and energy saving initiatives as part of Notre Monde week.
Magistrate Susan Wakeling will be running a workshop with our Legal Studies classes today.
Today we are hosting a luncheon for Registrars from Catholic and Independent schools from all over Melbourne.
The School welcomes back Jayne Campbell from the Salvation Army who will present certificates of appreciation to Year 9 students for the work they did in the areas devastated by the Black Saturday fires.
Ms Duong, an accredited Sports Dietician, will run two sessions with the girls on healthy food habits and healthy school lunches.
Current Year 12 students will welcome back their classmates from the Class of 2010 at this term’s Insights@Brekkie event on Friday morning.
Today Sacré Cœur is hosting the Stonnington Green Schools Network meeting.
Theatre LOTE Fantastique will be performing a combined French/English play called Le Petit Empereur et les Planètes for Years 7 and 8 in the Hall today.
Mr Ross Huggard, an Assessor in VCE English, will speak to the Year 12s today on how to prepare for the English SACs and the November Examination.
Dr Liz Cosgrove, will facilitate a wellbeing session for our Year 12 students on Thursday.
Sacré Cœur’s Music Department will host the Association of Directors of Music in Independent Schools meeting today
Jordan Rowe, a professional Graphic Designer, visited the School today to to give tips to the Year 12 Vis Com students about their folios.
Instructor, Mr Joe Templin, will teach equip our Year 10 girls with self-defence skills in the Gym today.
Matthew Wright, 2010 Environment Minister's Young Environmentalist of the Year, will speak to the Year 12s today.
There is much activity in 'the House' this week. A visit from the Salvation Army, Dr John Long from Deakin University, a life drawing artist and more!
Sen Constable Vanessa Bate from Prahran Police Station spoke to our Year 10 students about staying safe at parties during the forthcoming holidays.
A small group of ladies who left Sacré Cœur from 1941-43 will hold their reunion at the School today.
Joigny Junior School students will enjoy a special treat today with visits from Grandparents and Special Friends.
RMIT Industrial Designs students are touring the School today to research paperless initiatives for schools.
Liz will oversee a practical, hands-on calligraphy workshop with our Year 9 Japanese students.