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McAuley Students Breaking Ceilings

Deanne R., Year 12 has always had a fascination with the stars and space which has developed into a passion for flying and a desire to become a pilot. On a recent flying experience with an instructor from the Sydney Flight College Deanne was told she was a natural at flying and was very good for her first time!

Wonderful Achievements By McAuley Students At The PDSSSC Athletics Carnival

Catherine McAuley had a large team of students who competed at the PDSSSC Athletics Carnival this week on Tuesday, 9th August. The Parramatta Diocese Secondary Schools Sports Council (PDSSSC) Athletics Carnival sees students from across Catholic schools in the Parramatta Diocese compete against each other. Catherine McAuley did exceptionally well!

Year 9 Debating Team Runners Up in CSDA Debating Competition

The Year 9 Debating Team competed in the Grand Final of the CSDA Competition last Friday night.

School Captains 2023 Announced

Jasmine O. and Jacinta A. have been announced as the Catherine McAuley School Captains for 2023! Jacinta and Jasmine will begin their positions starting next term (Term 4).

Year 11 Ronald McDonald House Volunteers

The Ronald McDonald House volunteering program has re-started this term after having been on hold for the past two years

LeaderShift - Empowered Women, Empower Women

On Friday, 29th July, Bel, Sarah and Sophie from yLead ran a program called LeaderShift with Year 9. The program created a paradigm shift away from the ‘leadership badge’ and towards the idea of positive influence through positive choices and positive actions. The experience also focused on building strong relationships within the cohort and explores positive group behaviour.

CSDA Debating Semi Finals

The CSDA Debating Semi Finals were held on Friday night at St Patrick’s College Strathfield and Catherine McAuley had three debating teams who had made it through.

Unity Week - A Celebration Of Friendship

This week the Student Leaders of Culture, Social Justice, Technology and Hospitality organised ‘Unity Week’ as a way to celebrate the ‘Grow In Unity’ school theme for 2022 and to celebrate friendship.

Krispy Kreme Stall Helps Buy Chickens

Clare and Dobson Houses are fundraising this term for the Mercy Works Timor Leste Chicken and Egg Nutrition Appeal.

Your Attitude Can Increase Your Chance of Having a Car Accident

Samantha, a Year 10 student, was most intrigued to learn at the recent Rotary Youth Driver Awareness (RYDA) Program, which all Year 10 students attended on Friday, that a driver’s attitude can affect their driving.





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