Term 4 - 20 January 2018

From the Principal


So what does it all mean?
Last week I farewelled my father who had recently passed away. Dad was 92. My sister Anna, brother Richard, and I delivered the eulogy at the Memorial Service. While it was the hardest speech I have ever delivered, it was also one of celebration due to the life that Dad had led.

Why do I share this story? Firstly, to express my gratitude that Dad died peacefully, that his life left a strong legacy of generosity to others, and that he had a family that he …

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Chaplain’s Corner


I thought my position was totally fair and reasonable ... that since our daughters were in their late teens and early twenties that the day of the small Christmas stockings filled with lollies and little trinkets was officially over. The reaction showed …

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From Community Relations


As we come to the end of another year filled with learning, opportunities, growth moments, challenge and reward, it is important to reflect on all that we are grateful for, being part of such a united and supportive school community …

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Exciting Redevelopment for Carey Middle School Commencing in 2018


We are creating a new home for Middle School education at Carey! It will be a nurturing, inclusive and collaborative environment where students and staff can forge strong learning partnerships and supportive social relationships underpinned by the School’s Teaching and Learning program and House system.

The physical learning environment will include a variety of purposefully designed learning settings to promote a range of hands-on learning experiences, together with places for recreation and relaxation. This integrated environment will support the ‘flow’ of …

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Ed Richards drafted to the Western Bulldogs


Year 12 leaver, and Vice-Captain of this year’s First XVIII, Ed Richards was drafted to the Western Bulldogs on Friday 24 November with pick 16 in the AFL Draft. Ed now has the chance to follow his lifelong dream of playing football in the AFL, and is delighted to be heading to the 2016 Premiers and staying in Melbourne with family and friends …

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Carey Medal nominations open for 2018


Those in attendance at last night’s Middle School Presentation Night heard from 2017 Carey Medallist Professor Michael Quinn, AM. Michael received the medal this year for his significant service to medicine in the field of gynaecological oncology. …

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Christmas Tree Sale

Christmas Tree Sale

The annual Friends of Carey Music Association (FOCM) Christmas Tree Sale is on this Saturday. Pre-purchase your 6ft or 8ft Christmas Tree on TryBooking for a discounted price, and support FOCM. Christmas Trees are freshly cut the …

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Pink Ribbon fundraising


The organising committee from the very successful Pink Ribbon Breakfast held earlier this term is proud to announce that they have raised over $14,000 for breast cancer research. This fantastic total includes proceeds from the events at …

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Monday 18 December

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Thursday 21 December

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Wednesday 3 January 2018

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