Year 12 Trials
Please continue to keep our Year 12 HSC ATAR students in your thoughts and prayers as they continue next week with their HSC trial examinations. The boys have turned up this week with enthusiasm, punctuality and in good spirits. We wish them all the best over the weekend with their preparations.
Years 7 to 9 Academic Award Winners
Congratulations to our Semester 1 Academic Award winners in Years 7-9. Their dedication and persistence has paid off and we congratulate them on their fine achievements. These boys were recognised at this week’s academic assembly.
ART and DESIGN HSC Showcase
Parents, students and Waverley community members are invited to attend the St Clare’s and Waverley College annual ART and DESIGN HSC showcase on Wednesday, 17 August.
The event is a collection of Year 12 major works from the students of 2022. For further details, please read the newsletter article by Ms Natalie Oates – Head of Visual Arts.
Clancy Religious Art Prize
Waverley College entered submissions from Zac Coonan (Year 10) and a collaborative piece by James Iatrou, Finn Stranix and Anderson Franulovich (Year 11). Zac Coonan’s photographic work ‘My Connection to Heaven’ placed 3rd, receiving the Brian Jordan Prize.
Congratulations and well done to Zac, Finn, James and Anderson in their efforts to create such conceptual and reflective artworks of our faith.
Last Saturday before the 1st XV game, the community gathered to recognise that the greater understanding of Indigenous history and culture is essential in creating a more united future for all.
We were lucky enough to have Uncle Dean Kelly, Jeff Hardy and Richie Chan-Hampton lead our opening ceremony as well as a great halftime performance of ‘We Are Australian’ from respected Aboriginal singer and pioneer of the Indigenous Music Industry, Uncle Col Hardy.
Parents’ Association Meeting – Come and Join us Online!
- Tuesday 9 August – 6pm to 8pm online zoom – All welcome to attend.
All parents are warmly invited to attend Waverley College Parent Association (WCPA) meetings. The Principal and Deputy Principals will present reports on College activities and developments. WCPA meetings are normally held once per term.
Zoom link: Meeting ID: 882 5607 2239 | Passcode: 029937
Speed Mentoring Event
There will be a Speed Mentoring Event in the Senior Library, Wednesday 10 August 4pm – 5.30pm which is open to all Years 9, 10 and 11 students.
We have over 10 incredible Old Boys who will be available to talk to students one-on-one about their respective careers and study pathways, and answer any questions the boys might have.
It is an amazing enrichment opportunity for the students, with mentors who are from fields including sport and sports science, business, engineering, entrepreneurship, IT and gaming and television production.
Light refreshments will be served.
Please encourage your sons to join if they are interested, and want to know more information in the following fields:
- Sport – Professional rugby, physiotherapy, Fox sports presenter
- Business – Founder/CEO and Company Director specialising in engineering and Internet technologies; Digital Asset Manager and Crypto Analyst; General Manager distribution company, E-commerce, Director and Lead Engineer of a Construction Business
- Entrepreneurship – Technology Startups, Founder of a Film Production Company
- IT and gaming
- Television production
Please RSVP here by Monday, 8 August.
Waverley’s Winter Appeal Supporting Matthew Talbot Hostel and Homelessness
The winter period is particularly difficult for those in our society experiencing homelessness. Waverley is having a Winter donation drive during Weeks 3, 4 and 5 from 1-19 August to support the Matthew Talbot Hostel in Woolloomooloo.
2022 Non-Government School Census
The Australian Government requires certain information about non-government schools, staff and students to ensure that funding is calculated and managed correctly.