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Catholic Schools Debating Association Competition Begins

The Catholic Schools Debating Association (CSDA) Competition began on Friday night with Catherine McAuley hosting St Patrick’s Marist College Dundas. After two years of COVID style Zoom debating it was such a breath of fresh air to be able to welcome students, parents and guests back on site.

Former School Captain Class of 2016 Returns To Run Debating Workshops

Last Thursday the Stage 4 debaters were fortunate to be able to attend a debating workshop run by former School Captain Class of 2016 Annya Reshty.

Year 10 Bookclub

The Year 10 Bookclub has started up again for 2022! With a focus to begin on short stories the books will be easy and enjoyable to read each week and will no doubt stimulate many interesting discussions.

Year 9 STEM Club Enters Metro Minds Competition

The Year 9 STEM Club have entered the Metro Minds Competition, a competition run by Sydney Metro inviting students to help solve real challenges in Australia’s biggest public transport project.

Duke of Edinburgh Students Back On Track

After numerous disruptions due to Covid restrictions the 32 Catherine McAuley students who are participating in the Duke of Edinburgh International Award are preparing for their practice journey these upcoming school holidays.

CSDA Public Speaking Grand Final

Well done to the four students who competed in the CSDA Public Speaking Grand Final last Friday evening.

Students Attend All About Women Festival

A small number of students and staff attended the ‘All About Women’ festival held at The Sydney Opera House over the weekend.

CSDA Public Speaking Zone Final

The CSDA Public Speaking competition continues with seven students competing in the Zone final last Friday evening.

Celebrating International Women's Day

Tuesday, 8th March was International Women’s Day and to mark the day the Year 12 Student Leaders, along with Mrs Refalo, School Principal and Mrs Beadman, Year 12 Coordinator, attended the Western Sydney 29th Annual IWD Breakfast hosted by the Zonta Club of Sydney Hills.

Year 12 Student Wins Public Speaking Award

Congratulations to Victoria C., Year 12 who represented Catherine McAuley at the Crestwood Lions Club Youth of the Year Program held last Thursday evening.





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