Term 4 - 19 November 2017

From the Principal


Remembrance Day
Every year since 1918, on the 11th minute of the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month, we celebrate Remembrance Day. This Saturday we acknowledge the exact time some 99 years ago when an armistice was signed between the …

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From the Deputy Principal


Where am I going, how am I going, and how will I get there?
Not one student this year has asked me ‘Is this task going on my report?’ This is a promising sign, and shows that Carey’s approach to learning and feedback is working. Not so long …

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Chaplain’s Corner


Most people would acknowledge the importance of ‘being in the moment’ and enjoying the present. Yet in the pressures of day-to-day life we can often be thinking of what is coming up or what has happened, and the present moment is lost. Recently …

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SchoolTV – School Transitions


This edition of SchoolTV focuses on school transitions. Starting school is not just about the first day, it is a process that begins when children and families begin preparation in the months before a new school year. The process involves many …

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From Archives


The introduction of co-education at Carey
The question of co-education at Carey was first debated and reported in the 1970 edition of the Carey Chronicle by the Student Representative Council (SRC). A lively debate resulted in Headmaster …

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From Admissions


Scholarships for 2019 Entry
Carey is pleased to offer a number of academic scholarships for Year 7, 10 and 11 entry in 2019. Scholarship testing will take place on Saturday 10 February 2018 at the school. Applications can now be lodged online via …

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From the OCGA


Year 12 Welcome Breakfast
Our Year 12 leavers were up nice and early on Wednesday 17 October for the annual Year 12 Welcome Breakfast. The OCGA hosts the breakfast each year to welcome students into the Carey alumni community, and to introduce them …

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Carey Art Exhibition


A rapture based on creative concepts and developing a design thinking approach to art and design were the general themes of guest speaker Julian Ditchburn’s opening speech for this year’s annual Carey Art & Design Exhibition – illustrating …

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Performing Arts News


It was a terrific privilege to work with more than 50 talented and hard working Middle School students on the Middle School Play/Performing Arts tour over the long weekend. After a short season of performances in the IWA early last week, the …

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Summer Torch is on its way!


The Summer edition of Torch magazine arrived on campus this week and will be making its way to your mailboxes in the coming weeks. It is jam-packed with some great features, including the beautiful Ruffey Lake Park art installation assisted by our …

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Pink Ribbon Breakfast


Last Friday the Quad was awash with the colour pink as the Carey community gathered to raise valuable funds for breast cancer research. Guests were treated to a delicious breakfast and heard Professor Jane Visvader and Professor Geoff Lindeman …

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Christmas Tree Sale

Christmas Tree Sale

The annual FOCM Christmas Tree Sale is back on again, with collection scheduled for Saturday 9 December – just in time to decorate the house for the festive season! Pre-purchase your freshly cut 6ft or 8ft Christmas tree and support the Friends …

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Carey Sport Water Bottles


Carey Sport Water Bottles are now available for purchase. The 800ml bottles are BPA free, dishwasher safe, recyclable and Australian made – great for students, parents and supporters! They are available on TryBooking for $10 (plus TryBooking …

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