Tagged with events

More Marvellous Music

More Marvellous Music

Another of our fabulous VCE Solo Music Performance students entertained students and staff in the library at lunchtime. Marc performed his solo guitar pieces as part of our Live at the Library series. Patrick then joined him for an impromptu duet. Meanwhile on some of our other cold wintry lunchtimes, it was The Commonwealth Games that … Continue reading

World Cup and music combine

World Cup and music combine

We watched many great performances in the last weeks of term – plenty of soccer on the big screen and live music at lunchtime. The library was a place of refuge before school and at lunchtime given the wintry weather we had. The Pastoral Care groups enjoyed a little bit of competition….. Staff and students enjoyed our … Continue reading

Live at the Library

Live at the Library

Library, lunchtime and music! Last week the three were combined when we launched Live at the Library series. Our VCE Music Solo Performance Piano students played a range of repertoire to an appreciative audience of staff and students. It was rewarding to be able to perform in front of an appreciative audience at the library.  Thanks … Continue reading

Welcome to 2014

Welcome to 2014

The library has kicked off the year by screening the 2014 Super Bowl. It was a lovely cool place for students and staff to watch the Seattle Seahawks defeat the Denver Broncos 43-8. Meanwhile, some kept reading……

We celebrated!

We celebrated!

We recently celebrated and acknowledged students’ achievements in the Premiers’ Reading Challenge and Book Week activities. Students, their extended families and staff enjoyed the afternoon tea held in our Library. Certificates and prizes were presented to each student by our Principal, Mr John Finn. Students who read more than 15 books this year met the Premiers’ Reading … Continue reading

Melbourne Writers Festival

Melbourne Writers Festival

Eighteen Whitefriars boys arrived at Flinders Street Station last Thursday.  Along with Mr Treyvaud and Mrs Kay-Taylor, we were to participate in the Melbourne Writers Festival.  We began the day with a tour of the Immigration Museum, which focused on identity.  Both positive and negative notions of Australian and world history were portrayed here.  The exhibits … Continue reading