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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

The Dons : up close with Archie Fusillo

The Dons : up close with Archie Fusillo

Archie Fusillo spoke to the Year 8’s about family and growing up in Fitzroy. He talked about his novels Sparring with Shadows (1997) and The Dons (2002).  Sparring with Shadows was his first book and the one that is the most closely based on his own life. The Dons (2002) is his most successful book … Continue reading

Shared Stories Anthology Launch

Shared Stories Anthology Launch

On Tuesday 20 November, the students chosen to be published in the 2012 Shared Stories Anthology, Josh Bridge, Matthew Farry, Luke O’Loughlin, Thomas Bailey and myself, Julian Virgona, accompanied Ms Anne Maree Wight and Fr Paul to Star of the Sea College to celebrate the launch of the annual

Declan returns!

Declan returns!

Our Year 11’s had the privilege of meeting Declan Fay as part of their Flying Start Program. We enjoyed his humour and appreciated his inspirational words.