In front of a crowd of more than 800 people, Fr Philip Marshall led a very special liturgical celebration to officially open and bless Kildare College’s newest building, the Brigidine Centre on Wednesday 8 May.
The Kildare Education Ministries Board is delighted to announce the appointment of Mrs Tina Neate as the new principal of Kildare College to commence on 22 July 2019.
The Board is very pleased that it is possible for Mrs Neate to take up the role mid-year and to ensure continuity in the transition from Mrs Margaret Rouggos’s excellent leadership over the past eleven years.
The 2019 Kildare Athletics Carnival was a great way to celebrate community, competition and the students athletic performance. The weather was outstanding which produced record participation numbers. Congratulations to the following students and Houses on their fantastic results.
Congratulations to the following students for their outstanding performances at our Athletics Carnival.
Year level Champions:
Year 7 Charli Hazelhurst (Delany)
& Lilly Sparkhall (Kildare)
Year 8 Lucy Pavia (Kildare)
Year 9 Charlyse Ciccarello (Brigid)
Year 10 Maddie Scott (Chanel)
Year 11 Kristen Coad (Kildare)
Year12 Rachel Etherington (Kildare)
One to watch!
Congratulations to Lauren won the recent National Sprint Canoe Competition in Perth. As part of the national team “Olympic Hope”, she will now travel to Bratislava, Slovakia in September for the World Championships.
This adds to an already extensive list of credentials. Lauren was selected during a SASI talent search program held at Kildare in 2017, and is already ranked #1 in her age group and #5 for women (including seniors) in Australia. We wish Lauren all the best for her future sports career.
Junior Basketball – Kildare 1 56 def Kildare 2 24
Senior Basketball – Kildare 1 20 def by Loreto College 36
Junior Volleyball - Kildare 1 0 sets (70) def by MMC 4 sets (97)
Special mentions to Fleur and Natalie (Fleur with her fine digs and Natalie with her amazing sets)
Junior Volleyball - Kildare 2 0 sets (34) def by OLSH 4 sets (100)
Senior Volleyball - Kildare 1, 2 sets (75) def Pedare, 1 set (53)
Well done to all players on an amazing start to the 2019 season.
Congratulations to Talia Yates, Dux of the College in 2018, who has been awarded a University of Adelaide Principals' Scholarship. Awarded annually, these scholarships provide up to $5,000 fee remission. Talia accepted a first round offer with the University to study a Bachelor of Health and Medical Science (Advanced) in 2019.