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Shining Stars of ATC

It was great to welcome recipients of Signum Fidei awards and their parents to the College over the past week. These awards recognise and celebrate the quiet and consistent achievers across our pillars of learning, leadership and service. Well done and thank you to these students who are modelling the way in the simple and ordinary every day through their example and actions. We have shared the Awards photos to our Facebook page.

ATC Foundation Long Lunch Event

The Ambrose Treacy College Foundation is pleased to be able to host the third ATC Long Lunch on Sunday, 12 September at 12.00pm on the lawn of Brothers Oval. This community event aims to raise funds to support a bursary for a young man to attend the College who may not otherwise have the opportunity.

Tickets will be released on Friday 11 June, and a table of 10 is $750. Our 2019 and 2020 ATC Old Boys are encouraged to attend at the special price of $25pp or get a table of 10 friends together for $250. Food is BYO, entertainment is provided and drinks are for sale at the bar. This is an 18+ event. We look forward to a wonderful community occasion.

A significant milestone in the history of the College has taken place with Patrick Robinson, College Captain of 2019, becoming a Director of the Ambrose Treacy College Foundation Board to formally commence our Old Boys Network journey. Welcome and thank you Patrick!

Magic Round

It was great to see so many boys and families on Jack Bowers Oval for sport on Friday afternoon and Saturday for our Football and Rugby games against Padua College, St Patrick’s Shorncliffe and St Joseph’s College, Gregory Terrace. Thank you to our volunteer team who have assisted to get our canteen running again, our many helpers, coaches, Grounds and Property Staff, Music staff for the Taiko Drums which feature at all Reds Rugby home games and our Sport leadership team of Mr Damian Steele, Mr Jarrod Turner, Mrs Lisa Mortlock, Mr Michael Wright and Mr Brandon Wellington who continue to expand and consolidate opportunities for our boys.

Week 7

Experience has taught me that Week 7 of a term is when it is important that we all do the simple things well in order to finish the term positively. We have a busy three weeks of term remaining and some students and staff grow tired during this time.
Some possible tips:

• Time for a re-set; haircut, shine shoes, tidy room, clean out school bag and the locker.
• Less online time; limit screen time post 8pm whether it be scrolling, social media, gaming and even school work-busy minds need time to unwind to get a decent sleep.
• Balance; fun, relaxation, sleep, exercise, school work-team work makes the dream work.
• Work rate; this should be a time of term where the benefits of a steady study routine are kicking in and an increase rather than a last minute cram is what is required with assessment work, revision and preparation.

Prayers

I ask the community to please keep these students, staff and their families in your thoughts and prayers during their time of need. We hope that the passage of time will help heal the pain of their passing.
The Sheridan family – Joseph Sheridan (8 Treacy), following the recent passing of his Grandmother in Scotland;
The Prain Family – Joseph – 5 Treacy, Isaac 8 Lynch and Alexander Connacht 4), following the recent passing of their Grandfather.
The Reid family – Therese Reid (Classroom School Officer) and her son William Reid (Munster 2), following the recent passing of Therese’s Father.
The Carroll and McMeniman families – Tom (9 Conn) and Joey Carroll (8 Campbell) and Hamish (Munster 2) and Oliver McMeniman (Munster 3) following the recent passing of their cousin.
Eternal rest grant unto them O Lord, may perpetual light shine upon them, may they rest in peace. Amen.

God Bless.

Chris Ryan