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‘Young Starters Entrepreneurs’ Winner
Congratulations to Year 11 student Grant Sampson who won the recent ‘Young Starters Entrepreneurs’ Competition’ held at Steve Baxter’s River City Laboratory in Brisbane.
Grant’s business development was a fishing app called ‘Brag Tag’. It won him $45,000 worth of start-up prizes to help him enter the world of young entrepreneurs.Read more »
Barefoot in the Park
As part of Under 8s Week, students in Prep to Year 3 participated in our annual Barefoot in the Park morning, which honours all the fun of being a child and learning through play.
Barefoot in the Park is traditionally held during Children’s or Under 8s Week. Schools, child care centres, community groups, churches libraries, businesses and federal, state anf local government agencies all celebrate in many ways, with Barefoot in the Park events being just one of these.Read more »
Saint Stephen’s hosts USA FlipCon conference
Saint Stephen’s College hosted the first FlipCon conference in Australia with keynotes by international ‘flipped learning’ pioneers Aaron Sams and Jon Bergmann.
More than 200 local and interstate teachers attended FlipCon Australia 2015, desgined for emerging and established flipped learning educators.Read more »
Students ‘shave off’ for a great cause.
To the chant of ‘Charlie, Charlie, Charlie’ Saint Stephen’s College student Charlie Pate, 10, shaved her head as part of the World’s Greatest Shave fundraiser supporting Leukaemia research, having already raised $2550!
The College’s Father Andrew Kinmont, said the fundraiser had become one of the highlights of the annual calendar always attracting strong numbers of students and staff to ‘shave or colour’ for the cause.Read more »
International Department Term 3 Round Up
It's been an exciting start to Term Three in our International Department at Saint Stephen's College. We have welcomed a little over 100 students from overseas on short term programmes! This taste of Saint Stephen's is a great way for our staff and students to meet new friends and develop awareness of other cultures (plus show off our amazing College to our visitors too!).
Thank you to the many students who have been great buddies and shown our visitors what it is like to be a Saint Stephen's student! The feedback has been tremendous. Good luck to all of the student buddies for the upcoming theme park tickets draw on assembly!Read more »