John Christensen - Stella Maris

Year 10 Retreat

This is a world of technology, short on time, starved for reflection. Benedictine leisure is the gift of reflection, meant to bring wisdom and action together. It provides the space we need to begin again (Sr Joan Chittister, 2011). Year 10 have finished up the term with space to...

The Crucible

Congratulations from Ms Carnegie: “The co-production with St Augustine’s of the Arthur Miller play The Crucible, was amazing. I have to remind myself that these are high school students because they have put on such a professional performance and I admire their dedication to...

Year 7 Camp

The Year 7 Pastoral Care teachers spent three days this week away with Year 7 at Camp. Ms Smith and our Counsellor, Kylie Andrew, both visited the Camp and were impressed with the student engagement in the activities at the new Douglas Park centre. Year 7 Camp is a great...

Schools Constitutional Convention

Carla Krnel was among 120 students from around Australia who recently travelled to Canberra for the National Schools Constitutional Convention. The Convention explored a new constitutional preamble for Australia and after hearing from a panel of experts, Carla and her fellow...

AFL First Game for Stella

The Stella AFL team played their first game ever last Saturday against Wenona. The Stella girls were outstanding, overwhelming their opposition with an 80 to 13 win. It was a great start to this new sport at Stella and all of the girls had a fantastic time. Well done to all...

Cross Country Carnival

The Stella Cross Country Carnival was held on Thursday, 28 March at Queenscliff Lagoon. It was a lovely day for a run through the park and along the beachfront! Seventy students in Years 7 to 10 took part in the event and everyone involved had a fantastic time. Congratulations to...

Year 7 Surf Survival

All of Year 7 had an excursion to Manly and Shelly beaches to learn about the surf and some skills which might be needed in the future. We got split up into groups to do different activities at a time. In these groups we had the opportunity to swim, float, surf and run with all...

NSWCCC Water Polo

Well done to Juliette Nankervis, Sophia Thomas, Hayley Economos and Charley Porter who played at the NSWCCC water polo trials on Monday, 18 March. It was a hard selection and all of the Stella girls played very well. Congratulations to Charley and Sophia who were selected into...

BBSSSA Swimming

The Stella Maris swim team competed at the BBSSSA Swimming Championships at Sydney Olympic Park on Monday, 18 March. The level of competition is quite high at this event and the Stela girls did very well against the other schools, finishing in third place overall. Congratulations...

St Patrick’s Day

On St Patrick’s Day we held a mufti day and gelato stall to raise money for our Mater Dei sister school in Camden. Mater Dei is a Good Sam school that provides opportunities and dignity for students with additional needs.