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Principal’s Message

The Gift that Keeps on Giving

20 March 2017

I don’t know about you, but I find the task of gift giving to be getting harder. In a world where many people have a disposable income and easy access to technology, it makes it easy to access whatever they want. Many people simply buy what they want and hence often don’t need a lot. This simple change seems to have altered the world that we live in and made the simple art of gift giving more complex. Or is it really complex?

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It's OK to be Different

13 March 2017

“You must stand for something!
It does not have to be grand, but it must be a positive
that brings light to someone else’s darkness.” Anthony Carmona

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Small Efforts + Small Gestures = Big Gains

06 March 2017

At the weekend Community Mass, I mentioned at the start that is an interesting time for us all. Understanding that we had just come to the end of a very successful camp week is just part of the story. Last week saw our staff and students venture off to 11 different venues where challenge and comfort zones were the order of the day. Comfort zones are very individual and I hope that all students could have attempted something new or achieved something that they may have not though possible before. All in all, I hope it was a time for growth.

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Shared Values, Shared Beliefs

27 February 2017

This week provided a backdrop for me to look at the College through the lens of community. Here at ATC we are very deliberate in the use of the word community. We would hope that what we do collectively goes beyond the safe boundaries of what we traditionally understand about a school.

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The Ripple Effect of Giving

20 February 2017

“Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi
Last Friday was our opportunity, as a community, to reflect on one of the College’s three pillars – Leadership. When we sat down as a leadership team to look at what was going to be the basis on which we would form young men at Ambrose Treacy College we decided that leadership, learning and service would be the keys.

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