Principal’s Message

Every Ending Comes With New Beginnings

21 November 2022

I deeply love the days before Christmas, the preparations, the anticipation, and the excitement of little ones. A special time is when we put up our tree and decorations together as a family. We always get a real pine tree that fills our house with a fantastic aroma and is a wonderful place of evening contemplation and relaxation on the nights before Christmas.

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The Dash to the Finish Line

14 November 2022

This is a big week of ceremony and ritual. We look forward to welcoming the extended community at Riverlife tomorrow night for our Celebration of Excellence. Warm congratulations to all of our prize winners and performers in anticipation of a terrific night. Thank you to Mr David Gardiner, Ms Tammy Sleeth and all staff involved in preparing for this special occasion.

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A Time to Remember

07 November 2022

Last Tuesday evening saw our Clontarf Foundation families gather in NJ Hall for their annual awards evening. Congratulations to all the students who received an award, in particular our major award winners, Owen Hedge – Warrior of the Year; Brock Compton – Clontarf Spirit Award; Jye Duncan-Cope – Employment Award; Jontay Gothachalkenin – Community Service Award and Elwyne Murdoch – Teachers Choice Award.

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Empowering the People

31 October 2022

This week is ‘Empower Week’ and it is included in our Courage Framework and refers to the challenge to learn and grow in our understanding of themes and issues that can be complex. Given the current Ukraine War, this Semester in Empower Week, we are highlighting the issue of refugees. Students will learn more about this in Formation Classes and we will also explore this theme as part of our College Assembly.

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Ready for the Second Half

24 October 2022

This Friday sees us meet the halfway point of Term 4 after a very full and diverse year. Thank you for your support at home helping your son keep his form together as we come into the final weeks.

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