Term 3 - 23 July 2018

From the Principal

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Resilience
In a world filled with bad news, it was wonderful to celebrate the recent amazing rescue in Thailand of the 12 young boys and their coach. The rescue team’s logistics, teamwork and bravery were remarkable. The soccer team, like all young people around the world, are curious, wanted to explore, and enjoyed testing the boundaries in the good company of friends. Luckily, in this case, one poor decision did not cost them their lives. Their bravery was remarkable. Imagine spending …

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Chaplain’s Corner

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Like so many around the world, I was inspired as I followed the recent events in Thailand as thousands of people were all committed to rescuing the young boys and their coach who were trapped deep inside a flooded cave system. The courage of those boys (some as young as 11 years old) as they patiently waited in the cave to be rescued was outstanding. Then, as we learned of the commitment of the divers who faced the very real possibility of sacrificing their own lives to rescue people they had never met, we were filled with a genuine …

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From Community Relations

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Welcome back to an action-packed Term 3 full of exciting events across the entire Carey community. As always, the Community Relations team has been working hard over the holidays on a variety of projects, before welcoming back our students and teachers this week. Next month we have another round of Open Mornings which will again provide us with an opportunity to showcase exactly what a Carey education can offer our students. If you know of any families interested in joining the Carey community, please encourage them …

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New Gallery Space Opens

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A new initiative run by students has transformed the entry space in the Senior School this term, bringing life to the entrance to the Quad, and providing a creative exhibition space for all Senior School students to utilise. Co-ordinated through the Art & Design learning area, and IB CAS students, this space now provides a student voice and creative outlet by students, for students.

Cultural Diversity Photo Exhibition
The aim of the first photo exhibit is to promote and celebrate the cultural diversity within Carey. Over our three years at Carey, we have noticed that our community was incredibly diverse. Therefore, we wanted to find a way to show this to everyone, and to explore …

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Performing Arts News

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2019 Music Tour to China
Following on from the success of our recent tour to Adelaide and regional South Australia, the music department is delighted to announce an 18-night tour of China. This trip will feature performances in major cities in China and Hong Kong, and will take place in the September holidays in 2019. The tour is open to current Year 8–10 students. An information session for all interested students and families will be held in the Ian Woolf Auditorium on Monday 30 July at 6.00pm, and all interested students and families need to attend this preliminary session. Parents of Year 8 students who are …

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Act now for your Gen Z’s work future

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The pace of change has never been so great nor as disruptive as it is today. Today’s young people will need to innovate in business, communities, government and the global realm to solve emerging challenges and create a fairer society. To do all this they will need to be able to navigate the new work order – where whole career progressions are being altered, new professions are coming into existence and traditional jobs are being swallowed by automation. So how do we prepare our young people for this future?

The Carey Community Forum warmly invites you to hear from Jan Owen AM at a free public event on Thursday 2 August at 7.00pm in …

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Friday 20 July
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