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Dear Parents and Guardians

Welcome to Week 3.

Seven Holy Founders

This week the College celebrated a very important date on the school calendar in the form of the Seven Holy Founders Feast day. In gathering together at our community Mass on Friday this week, we paused to celebrate the contribution that our Seven Holy Founders made in building our Servite story.

We were blessed to have a large number of our Servite Frairs and Sisters present. We are most grateful to Fras Peter, Chris, Oscar, Miles and Liam, along with Sisters Chitra and Nivisa for attending the mass. A special thanks to Fras Peter, Oscar and Miles for concelebrating this significant occasion.

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#UNDERSTAND #CONNECT #PARTICIPATE

Newspaper headlines and evening news reports have often brought to our attention the potential dangers associated with using the internet and various forms of social media. I am sure many of us may already take the internet, email, smart phones, Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram and Twitter for granted or have contemplated how we ever got by without the use of such time saving and remarkable tools. Digital technologies and devices have become integral to our curriculum and to giving our students 'voice and choice' in how they present evidence of their learning. However, just as contemporary digital communication channels can offer many benefits, they can also bring about much heartache and concern when used inappropriately.

Chat rooms, websites and camera phones unfortunately have the potential to place young people in compromising positions. Our College and parents play a pivotal role in teaching young people not only about the ways they can ensure they remain safe but also of the responsibility they have to one another to use technology in an appropriate manner. At Servite students are aware of the expectation to act responsibly. Students and parents enter into an agreement with the College as outlined in our internet and computer use policy and you will have recently signed this with your child. This, together with regular discussions with students about careful and appropriate use of the latest technology has proven to be highly effective.

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Servite College Inter-Priory Swimming Carnival

When: Monday 20 February 2017

Where: HBF Stadium, Stephenson Avenue Mt Claremont WA 6010 (Outdoor 10 Lane Pool)

Time: 9.00am – 3.00pm

 

Rules and Etiquette

Clothing

  • Students are required to wear their College sports shorts, their predominantly white sports shoes, College socks and their Priory t-shirt. Bathers should be worn underneath the Priory uniform on arrival to school.
  • Additional clothing in Priory colours may be worn while in the stands but not while competing (e.g. fairy wings, tights, head bands etc).
  • Boys may wear College bathers or swim shorts, and an appropriate rash vest. If the student does not have College bathers then plain board shorts are required.
  • Girls may wear College bathers, swim shorts and rash vest or plain one-piece bathers.
  • College sport shorts are not to be worn in the pool.
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