John Christensen - Stella Maris

Athletics Carnival

Records were broken and age champions announced despite the wet weather at our recent Athletics Carnival. Approximately 175 competitors practically waded out to the Academy of Sport at Narrabeen and participated enthusiastically, smiling and enjoying their events despite the...

Year 8 Retreat

The Year 8 Retreat was held at the Elanora Conference Centre. Ms Chin and Ms Boyde led the girls and the pastoral care teachers in a reflective program focusing on their relationships and their sense of self. The retreat program running in Year 8, Year 10 and Year 12 is an...

Dawn Service

Holly T, Mrs Han and Ella M arrived at Manly Dam bright and early for the ANZAC Day Dawn Service. The service started under the stars where they were told about the events that played out on the 25 April, 1915 in Gallipoli, and the importance of the ANZAC spirit. As the sun was...

Athletics

Congratulations to Emily S (Year 11) who won the U18 400m Hurdles at the Australian Junior Athletics Championships. Stella is very proud to have an Australian Champion athlete! The Stella Maris Athletics Squad is open to all students and trains twice a week.

The Matchmaker

There was a wonderful response from the Stella and Saint Augustine’s community to the recent performance of The Matchmaker, a Stella/St Augustine’s co-production. The whole cast should be very proud of their performances.

Peace Eggs for Mater Dei

Each year we focus on our connection to one of our sister schools, Mater Dei. We managed to sell a staggering 750 Peace Eggs in 10 days of which the funds go directly to Mater Dei to increase support for their students with special needs. Our St Patrick’s Day fundraiser has also...

Year 7 Camp Reflections

Asha C: My Year went to camp. We were able to do Laser Tag, Leap of Faith (drop pole), orienteering, rock climbing, archery and beach activities. Leap of Faith was my favourite because everyone was so encouraging and everyone in my PC gave it a go despite some being really...

Swimming Carnival

Noonuccal took out our 2021 swimming carnival in perfect weather. Participation levels were high and our carnival spirit was not dampened by COVID restrictions. Although we were unable to cheer and sing, there was music, dancing and dress ups. A big thank you is due to all of our...

Year 12 Formal

Year 12 got their glam on to ‘formally’ farewell each other at the Novotel in Manly. After questions at the end of last Term about whether the Formal could go ahead it was a double celebration with the opportunity to gather and to dance! Thank you to Ms Ferguson, her PC team and...

Back in the Pool!

The Stella water polo team were outstanding at our first inter-school carnival since Term 1! November saw the CGSSSA Water Polo Championships held at Sydney Olympic Park. It was fantastic to be back playing sport at a competitive carnival again! Our team was very young,...