Lives are full of surprises, and one of the real gifts we can be a part of is the gift of new life. Without being too self-indulgent I would like to briefly mention the birth of our third grandchild, Patrick Alexander Sprenger. It was no surprise that Patrick came along to bless us all after watching my daughter Dani carry him for nine months. What is always a surprise is the opportunity to feel the depth of experiences you get at times like these.
- Principal’s Message
- Formation & Service
- Co-curricular Activities
- Coming Up
- Week In Review
In the 21st Century the notion of restraint and routine seem antiquated, yet they are precisely two of the key characteristics that students need to succeed. Some years ago, this was born out in a study conducted by Stanford University.
‘If you are coming to help me, you are wasting your time. But if you are coming because your liberation is bound up with mine, then let us work together.’ An Australian Aboriginal
Off the back of one of the greatest series come backs in the history of State of Origin, there has been much talk about the difference that strength in character makes in key sporting moments. Back when I first started following Rugby League and Rugby Union it was people like Mal Meninga and John Eales, Tim Horan and Jason Little who stood out as men of substance, ethic and talent.
The College community today celebrated NAIDOC with a Mass for all students, followed by activities for Years 4-7 students. This is a significant celebration for our community and acknowledgment of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures. It also provides an opportunity for our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander boys to lead different activities with the other students. A full gallery of photos from today’s Mass is available on our Facebook page.
Whether your son loves writing, robotics, running, racing, rugby or reading, there really is SOMETHING FOR EVERY BOY at ATC. Just type in the ATC Vimeo password for 2017 and see what we have been up to lately:
BOOK NOW! The theme is ‘Countries’ and each table is required to have a theme song to go with their choice of country. Bonus points for dancing to your theme song! Tickets are on sale now for $25 pp by clicking here. Please see the attached flyer for full details. If you have any queries, please contact Be Yeo-Bradshaw, Trivia Night Coordinator.