Term 1 - 21 March 2018

From the Principal


At Senior School Assembly this week we celebrated the Arts. I’d like to share my message in that Assembly with you:

We know from our history lessons that strong commitment to the Arts goes hand-in-hand with a civilised community. Conversely, some of the most …

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Chaplain’s Corner


Last week I was in a taxi and asked the driver about his life as a taxi driver. He was from Somalia and explained that he considers it a great privilege to be in Australia, having escaped the trauma of his land of birth in 2009. He said ‘I always …

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From Archives


William Carey Memorial Plaque and ‘the Tree of Life’
One of the fundamental symbolic features of the William Carey Chapel disappeared in 1998. The William Carey Memorial plaque, located on the north side of the Chapel, is a heavy bronze bas …

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Open Mornings 2018


We were blessed with beautiful weather on Tuesday morning for the first of our Open Mornings this month. Junior School Kew was bathed in sunshine as prospective families took the opportunity to tour around the campus and see Carey in action. As …

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Jason Ball visits Carey


Celebrating diversity
Social equity in our community was one of the many themes that 2017 Young Australian of the Year for Victoria, footballer, political candidate and social activist, Jason Ball, spoke about in his address to both the Senior and …

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International Women’s Day


The Carey community gathered this morning to celebrate International Women’s Day with a free breakfast and an inspiring guest speaker. Students, staff and parents arrived at school earlier than usual to take part in what has fast become one of the …

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SchoolTV – Diet and Nutrition


The 21st Century has seen major shifts in dietary intakes globally, with a significant increase in the consumption of sugars, snack foods, takeaway foods and high-energy foods. At the same time, the consumption of nutrient and fibre-dense foods is …

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Performing Arts News


Senior School Musical – The Drowsy Chaperone
Tickets for the 2018 Senior School Musical, The Drowsy Chaperone, are now on sale, and you can secure your seats by visiting TryBooking. Don’t miss the opportunity to support our hard working and …

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Art & Design – Year 11 and 12 Hobart Study Tour


On Friday 2 February, a group of VCE and IB art students had the privilege of going on a study tour to Tasmania to visit and explore some of the art and design facilities in Hobart. After an early plane flight on Friday, we arrived in Hobart and …

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CLOSA Parents group


Last week marked Natasha Wright’s final morning tea at the helm of the CLOSA Parents group. Philip Grutzner opened the event, which was supported by a wonderful attendance of parents from our overseas and international community, and school …

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Carey Celebrates Literature in May 2018


The annual Carey Celebrates Literature Festival returns to Carey in May this year. Each school section will have a number of special activities to celebrate the role that reading and writing plays in all of our …

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Carey Mothers Day Luncheon


Save The Date
Our annual Mothers Day Luncheon will be held on Friday 4 May from 11.30am to 2.30pm at the stunning Leonda On The Yarra (2 Wallen Road, Hawthorn). This is a great opportunity for all Carey mums to …

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Fairview (near Cluny Green)
Monday 2.00-4.00pm
Wednesday 8.00-9.00am
Thursday 3.00-4.00pm
First Saturday of the month 11.00am - 1.00pm

Labour Day Public Holiday (School Closed)

Monday 12 March

Snowsports Club Committee Meeting

Wednesday 21 March
UN Room

The Drowsy Chaperone (Senior School Musical)

Thursday 22 March to Thursday 29 March
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Communion Service

Thursday 29 March
William Carey Chapel

Term 1 Ends

Thursday 29 March

Good Friday

Friday 30 March
(School closed)

Easter Sunday

Sunday 1 April

Daylight Savings Ends

Sunday 1 April
(Move clocks back one hour)

Easter Monday

Monday 2 April
(School closed)

Term 2 Commences

Tuesday 17 April

Safe Sleep Space (Carey Community Forum Event)

Thursday 26 April
Metcalfe Hall

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