It is no secret that environmental challenges facing the world are growing in scale and complexity. These may include climate change; an emerging global crisis in water availability and water pollution; record loss of biodiversity and long-term damage to ecosystems; pollution of the atmosphere, deforestation and land degradation to name a few concerning and growing environmental factors currently endured throughout the world.
Yes, I’ve heard them all and you probably have too – jokes about percussion players can be harsh and downright mean! However, percussion is a crucial instrument – it is a big part of the modern day music we all enjoy and it can be found in almost every ensemble we have in our Music program at Ambrose Treacy College.
Acting is not about being someone different. It’s finding the similarity in what is apparently different, then finding myself in there. ~ Meryl Streep. Members of the Ambrose Actors’ Studio get together each week to explore that exact sentiment. How can we as performers add truth and reality to our performances to ultimately emotionally engage, move and inspire an audience?
This July, the inaugural Ambrose Treacy College Rugby League team will travel to Bundaberg to compete in the 2019 Confraternity Rugby League Carnival. Having started in 1980, this event has grown into the largest schoolboy carnival in Australia with 48 schools competing in three divisions. Hosted by Shalom College, the carnival begins with a welcome mass in which all 48 schools attend. Students will then compete in six games over five days of competition, culminating in the selection of the Honorary Confraternity Team on the final day.
Some very talented ATC students competed at the recent Australian Nationals and Oceania Canoe Polo competitions in April. We congratulate Jack Steel in Open Men and U/21 men, Harry Elder in U/21 Men, Cameron Booth in U/16 A and Tate Davidson, Callum Hickey, Will Reid, Angus Mulvihill and Daniel Morris who all competed in U/16 B team.