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In memory of Ben Northey

Dear Galen Community,It is with great sadness that our Galen Catholic Community mourns the death of Year 9 student, Ben Northey, who passed away on Wednesday evening (16/8/2017).Galen is a tight knit community and the loss of a student is felt deeply by all. Our hearts go out to the family and they are in …

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STEM Expo and Digital Harvest Conference

Wednesday 16th August – STEM Expo 2017stemexpo2017.weebly.comDuring National Science Week 2017 we are proud to announce our STEM Expo is back! Last year’s event was extremely successful and we’ll be bringing more exciting exhibitors and activities again to this year’s event.With the theme of Future Earth, you’ll see how we use technology to help plan …

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Proposed Uniform Changes – Have your say!

Dear Members of the Galen Community,The Galen Catholic College uniform committee was set up last year by the Galen School Board to review the current school uniform and make recommendations to the Board on how to improve it. The committee is made up of parents, school leaders and uniform shop representatives. The committee has met …

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Timeline for new Year 7 students (2018)

Wednesday 30th August – Year 7 2018 Testing DayThis is NOT an entrance test. Your son/daughter’s enrolment with us has been finalised once you accept the position and pay the deposit.The purpose of the assessment is to provide us with information about your son/daughter’s skills in language and mathematics. It assists us in identifying possible …

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Bree receives VCAA Board Appreciation Award

2016 Galen Catholic College graduate Briellen Ramsay has been announced as a recipient of the 2017 VCAA Board Appreciation Awards.The Board Appreciation Awards celebrate the talent, hard work and dedication of VCE students whose works are featured in VCE Season of Excellence exhibitions. Winners receive a certificate and $1000 to put towards their continued education …

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Galen teachers inspired by Sir John Jones

Teaching staff at Galen Catholic college had the opportunity to hear from the inspiring Sir John Jones yesterday at Catholic College Wodonga. During three sessions, staff were challenged in terms of their current teaching practice and questions were raised about looking forward to the future, catering to the needs of students and the skills they’ll need …

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Vinnies Winter Appeal

Over the last three weeks the Galen community has donated much needed goods in support of the work of St Vincent de Paul. The Galen Social Justice Group and St Vincent de Paul would like to thank you all for your contribution of non-perishable items and money donations to buy blankets for those in need …

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Refugee Week Circle of Silence

Staff and students stood in solidarity last Thursday 22nd June by participating in a ‘Circle of Silence’. The Circle of Silence was an opportunity for the Galen community to express support for people seeking asylum, and encourage reflection and discussion about the treatment of refugees and people seeking asylum in our communities, as part of …

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