Good News Stories

Sharing the Good News from our schools around the Diocese.

Leading the way in exemplary and innovative teaching practice

Aug 4, 2022 - Two teachers from our Catholic schools have received the Lead Teacher accreditation medal at the ann...

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Students at St Joseph’s College, Banora Point, take to the sky.

Jul 28, 2022 - Year 7 & 8 students at St Joseph’s College, Banora Point, become geospatial scientists and...

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An Outstanding Vocational Success at St Mary’s Catholic College, Casino

Jul 21, 2022 - St Mary’s Catholic College, Casino, Year 12 student Sophie-Rose Hastie wins the annual School-...

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Awards windfall for Paul’s College, Kempsey, agriculture students

Jul 14, 2022 - St Paul’s College, Kempsey, agriculture students achieved a series of remarkable successes at...

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Stepping back in time at St Brigid’s Primary School, Kyogle

Jun 23, 2022 - St Brigid’s Primary School, Kyogle, Stage 2 students engaged in an exciting historical inquiry...

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Through the Elements at Mount St Patrick College, Murwillumbah

Jun 16, 2022 - Mount St Patrick College, Murwillumbah, showcased the wonderful talents of an incredible group of st...

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Be Brave. Make Change at St Joseph’s Regional College, Port Macquarie

Jun 9, 2022 - A heart-warming celebration of National Reconciliation Week was held at St Joseph’s Regional C...

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Imagination and Creativity Illuminate the Night at St Augustine’s Primary School, Coffs Harbour

May 25, 2022 - A stunning display of imagination and creativity illuminated the night as the community of St August...

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Our College Backyard

May 18, 2022 - Newman Senior Technical College, Port Macquarie, Year 12 students, launched their sustainable garden...

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Mother’s Day Gallery

May 11, 2022 - School communities from across our Diocese came together to show gratitude to the mothers and mother...

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Seeing Our Elders through the Eyes of an Artist at St John’s Primary School, Mullumbimby

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Bee Amazed at St Mary’s Primary School, Grafton

Mar 23, 2022 - St Mary’s Primary School, Grafton, school community designed and created a fantastic natural h...

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A Celebration of St Joseph’s Work in Action

Mar 19, 2022 - A special combined school celebration for the Feast of St Joseph was held between the school communi...

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HOPE - St Joseph's Primary School, Woodburn

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St Francis Xavier Primary Students Give Some ‘Sunshine’ to Their Peers in Northern NSW

Mar 11, 2022 - The St Francis Xavier Primary School Woolgoolga community rallied together on ‘Sunshine Day&rs...

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WriteOn Competition Success at St James’ Primary, Yamba

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Kick-Starting Career Prospects at St John’s College, Lismore

Feb 16, 2022 - Five Indigenous students at St John’s College, Lismore, are showing that hard work perseveranc...

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2022 First Day Photos

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My Disability Gives Me Extra Ability

Dec 14, 2021 - McAuley Catholic College, Grafton, Year 11 student Janet Irwin won the annual ABC Heywire Competitio...

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Class of 2021

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The ‘Flippa Lines’ wins The University of Newcastle Business Plan Competition

Nov 19, 2021 - McAuley Catholic College, Grafton, Year 11 student Anna Gillies wins The University of Newcastle Bus...

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St Augustine’s STEM team wins National Award with the Innovative Commotion Controller

Nov 16, 2021 - Three St Augustine’s Primary School, Coffs Harbour, students won the 2021 STEM MAD Event in th...

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The Mischief Making Room

Oct 26, 2021 - Mount St Patrick Primary School, Murwillumbah, Year 4 student Rafe McAndrew won a writing competitio...

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MacKillop College, Port Macquarie, Places First at the Tournament of the Minds International Final

Oct 17, 2021 - MacKillop College Port Macquarie Tournament of Minds STEM team are Regional, State and now Internati...

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Anggaliya Artwork

Oct 7, 2021 - St James Primary, Yamba, celebrates through indigenous art, the story of St James fishing in the Sea...

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St Patrick's Primary School, Macksville, students help redesign Dawkins Park

Sep 17, 2021 - St Patrick's Primary School, Macksville, Stage 3 students were invited to participate in a collabora...

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Strengthening Connection and Community

Sep 9, 2021 - Highlighting the many ways schools across the Diocese connect and strengthen their engagement with t...

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Book Week 2021 Goes Virtual 

Sep 2, 2021 - As Learning from Home continues, schools find unique ways to celebrate Book Week in 2021.

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Letting Go: Community Art Project

Aug 23, 2021 - St Francis Xavier Primary School, Ballina, participated in an engaging and innovative community art...

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Faith and Hope for the Future

Aug 19, 2021 - Mount St Patrick College, Murwillumbah, student Amelie Ogg was selected as guest editor for a specia...

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Standing in Solidarity with Sikh Community, Woolgoolga

Aug 12, 2021 - St Francis Xavier Primary School, Woolgoolga, hosted a special community event 'Standing in Solidari...

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An Exciting Opportunity: Pathways to Leadership: Leading with Impact Program 2021

Jul 22, 2021 - The first phase of the DLCSL initiative for developing high-performing leaders started this week at...

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Social Justice in Action at St Joseph’s Primary School, Alstonville

Jul 20, 2021 - Social Justice was in action at Joseph’s Primary School, Alstonville, as they held engaging ac...

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Learning STEM through Play at St John’s Primary School, Mullumbimby

Jul 15, 2021 - St John's Primary School, Mullumbimby, Kindergarten students designed and made machines to save stra...

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Lemonade Day Raises Awareness for Motor Neurone Disease

Jun 18, 2021 - St Joseph's Primary, Wauchope, hosted 'Lemonade Day' to raise awareness and funds for Motor Neurone...

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Stand Up and Speak Out

Jun 15, 2021 - MacKillop College, Port Macquarie, Year 11 and 12 Legal Studies students raised $4000 to help suppor...

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Checkmate at St Mary's Primary, Bowraville

Jun 15, 2021 - Students of St Mary's Primary, Bowraville, were treated to an exciting experience when Nambucca Vall...

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An evening of popcorn and laughs at Xavier Catholic College

Jun 4, 2021 - Xavier Catholic College, Ballina hosted a fundraising night for Lismore headspace to thank them for...

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Let’s Hang It!

Jun 4, 2021 - St Joseph's Regional College student Lorena Dionigi finalist for the University of New England Schoo...

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Congratulations Olivia Mosse, Senior Geography Competition Winner

Jun 3, 2021 - Congratulations to St John's College, Lismore Year 12 student Olivia Mosse for winning the Brock Row...

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Mount St Patrick College, Murwillumbah, hosts Creative and Performing Arts Showcase.

Jun 1, 2021 - Mount St Patrick College, Murwillumbah, hosted a Creative and Performing Arts Showcase, providing an...

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St Finbarr’s Battle of the Bands

May 26, 2021 - St Finbarr’s Primary School, Byron Bay, showcased their musical talents in front of an audienc...

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Making Jesus Real through Art

May 20, 2021 - Mount St John Primary School, Dorrigo, students participated in an Art Enrichment Workshop facilitat...

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Feast of Fun and Fireworks at St Joseph’s Primary, Woodburn

May 14, 2021 - St Joseph's Primary, Woodburn hosts its annual Community Fair.

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St Brigid's Primary and St Finbarr's Primary Celebrate 200 Years in National Anthem Video

May 12, 2021 - To celebrate 200 Years of Catholic Education in Australia, ministry musician Andrew Chinn invited sc...

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Esports Victory

May 6, 2021 - St Joseph's College, Banora Point won the Northern NSW FUSE Cup in the School Competitions and Indiv...

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St Joseph's Primary School, Alstonville Catholic Schools Week Music Rally

May 6, 2021 - Staff, students and families sang, danced and laughed together to celebrate the end of the school's...

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No Us & Them .... Just Us

May 3, 2021 - St Mary's Primary, Casino, hosted the organisation Autism Mates for a workshop as part of the school...

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Our Lady Help of Christians Year 4 chairs are on strike!

May 3, 2021 - Year 4 students of Our Lady Help of Christians Primary School, South Lismore, have been given a wond...

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St Joseph’s College Students at the UN

May 1, 2021 - Students from St Joseph’s College, Banora Point, participated in the ‘Model of the Unite...

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Celebrating Catholic Schools Week at St Brigid’s Primary, Kyogle

Apr 30, 2021 - St Brigid’s Primary School, Kyogle, hosted an Open Classroom, Liturgy and Shared Lunch as part...

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New Friendships Forged in Coraki

Apr 28, 2021 - St Joseph's hosted a Family Friendship Night as part of the school's Catholic Schools Week celebrati...

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Successful Catholic Schools Week of Celebrations at St Mary’s Primary, Grafton

Apr 27, 2021 - Fun and excitement at St Mary's Primary, Grafton as staff, students, and families celebrate Catholic...

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The Underlibrary of Unofficial Histories Interactive Experience

Mar 17, 2021 - NORPA in partnership with the Catholic Schools Office are providing primary students with an immersi...

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Building Aspirations and Awareness for Indigenous Students

Mar 12, 2021 - St Joseph’s Regional College, Port Macquarie, students attend the Port Macquarie University As...

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Him in Heels

Mar 4, 2021 - Sixteen boys from Years 11 and 12, accompanied by Mr Evans and Mr Kelly, represented MacKillop Colle...

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