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Formation & Service Week 7 Term 4

Patrick Robinson receiving the Community Spirit award from Mr Scott Emerson MP

There is always so much to celebrate within our ATC Community and last week we acknowledged the extraordinary achievements of our Service Program and its participants by presenting 104 Gold Certificates.

The Silver and Bronze will be presented during Year Level Assemblies in the coming weeks. Each student who completed the necessary hours without attaining these awards will also receive a certificate of participation. The following are some highlights for 2016:

Total Hours Logged: 13,500
Gold Certificates Awarded: 104
Silver Certificates Awarded: 76
Bronze Certificates Awarded: 65

To receive an award Junior School students need to complete:
Bronze - 15 hours of service
Silver - 20 hours
Gold - 30 hours

To receive an award Middle School students need to complete
Bronze - 25 hours of service
Silver - 30 hours
Gold - 40 hours

Gold Service Award Winners

Required Service Hours
Each student is required to complete the following hours prior to the end of the academic year depending on which Year Level they are in. These will also be documented in your son’s Semester Two Academic Report.

Year 4 complete 4 hours
Year 5 complete 8 hours
Year 6 complete 12 hours
Year 7 complete 16 hours
Year 8 complete 16 hours
Year 9 complete 20 hours

Most Hours Registered 2016:
Year 4: Toby Smith (49)
Year 5: Matthew Perissinotto (126)
Year 6: Daniel Morris (96)
Year 7: Oliver Cook (99)
*Year*8: Alexander Davies (166)
Year 9: Patrick Robinson (311)

Any service hours accumulated past our recent deadline e.g. since then or during the school holidays will be included in a student’s 2017 tally. In the interim, please continue to email a short description of each service initiative with some images to Signum Fidei. We will share your good new stories through Facebook, ATConnect, College yearbook, Year level and College assemblies etc.

It’s In The Bag!

The ATC community has rallied around the Share the Dignity campaign which provides for the needs of vulnerable women. A special cause was launched this year in the lead up to Christmas called “It’s in the Bag” to extend the gift of giving to others. As a result, we are pleased to announce that over 105 handbags were donated as well as many items of personal hygiene to fill these bags. The library team extend their thanks to the female staff at the College as well as members of our extended community who have supported us. We hope to have made a positive difference in the lives of women less fortunate than ourselves this Christmas.

Cu Chullain Awards

Year 6: Darcy Molloy, Alexander Sherlock, William Coubrough
Year 5: Oliver Clements, Ethan Casey, Tom Davis-Taylor, Alex Rollston

Mr Conor Finn, Dean of Formation
finnc@atc.qld.edu.au.

Working Bee

Need more Service Hours? Join the boys from the Environment Club this Sunday 20 November 7am to 9.30am. We have 50 cubic meters of mulch to spread along the southern end (riverside) of the gully and we want your help. Equipment required: Wheelbarrow, rack, digging fork, hat, enclosed shoes and lots of water. If you are able to assist the Environmental club, please email me by Friday 18 November.

Mr Bernard Wong, Service Program Coordinator
wongb@atc.qld.edu.au