Newsletters

Emmaus College's main form of communication between home and school is the fortnightly newsletter


The newsletter is sent home via email on a Thursday afternoon and is archived on this website for you to download. The latest newsletters can be found below.

  2021 Term 2 Issue 1

2021 term 2 Issue 1: Messages from the Principal; Welcome back to term 2, Staffing news and Key Upcoming dates, Lest we forget. Assistant Principal; The importance of attendance, Sleep is food for your brain. TAS Department; Year 10 Food Technology. HSIE Department; Emmaus’ Own Archaeologist. CAPA Department; Year 11/12 Visual Arts - ArtExpress Excursion, Year 12 Visual Arts, Year 11 Visual Arts, 7.2 Visual Arts. From the Sports Field; Thursday Sport, Student Sporting Achievements. From the Office.

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  2021 Term 1 Issue 4

2021 Term 1 Issue 4: Messages from the Principal; Understanding Easter, Staffing News as of Term Two. Assistant Principal; The Fork in the Road, Happy Easter. Religious Education; Catholic Schools week supporting Project Compassion. NAPLAN Online. TAS Department; Ms Oliveri’s 8.4 Technology Class. CAPA Department; Year 9, Year 10. From the Sports Field; Thursday Sport, PDSSSC Cross Country, Students Experiencing Success. PDSSSC Swimming Carnival. From the Office.

  2021 Term 1 Issue 3

2021 Term 1 Issue 3: Messages from the Principal; Catholic Schools Week, Virtual Open Night, Growth Coaching at Emmaus. Assistant Principal; Everyone Belongs. Religious Education; Sunday Mass: Rules, Year 8 Spirituality Day, Teacher Professional Development. Public Speaking, Year 7 Camp. CAPA Department; Year 12 Visual Arts, Year 8 Visual Arts, Year 7 Visual Arts. From the Sports Field; Lots to Celebrate, Cross Country, Thursday Sport. HSIE News; Year 10 Geography Excursion. From the Office;

  2021 Term 1 Issue 2

2021 Term 1 Issue 2: Messages from the Principal; Lent & Project Compassion, Virtual Open Night. Assistant Principal; Be More. Religious Education; Lent. TAS Department; Year 9 TImber, Year 10 Food Tech. HSIE News; Year 10 Geography Excursion. From the Sports Field; Student selected for NSW Hockey U'15 team as a Goalkeeper. From the Office

  2021 Term 1 Issue 1

2021 Term 1 Issue 1: Messages from the Principal; College Opening Mass. Assistant Principal; Climbing Mountains. Religious Education; Project Compassion. From the Sports Field, Thursday Sport, Rep Trials, Congratulations to Sport Achievers, Up and Coming Sporting Events. Free Webinars to help protect children online. From the office; 2021 Payments to the Accounts Department now cash free.

  2020 Term 4 Issue 4

2020 Term 4 Issue 4: Messages from the Principal; Parent/Student/Teacher conferences, Staffing changes for 2021, Final weeks of school 2020. Assistant Principal; Award Ceremony, Picnic day, Wellbeing Programs, Thank-you. Religious Education; Liturgy at Emmaus, Advent. TAS Department; Year 9. CAPA Department;Virtual MADD, Year 10 Visual Arts, 8.4 Visual Arts. From the Sports Field; Sport for 2021. HSIE News; St Marys RSL Sub-Branch Colin Shepherd Memorial Scholarship. From the Office. From the Community.

  2020 Term 4 Issue 3

2020 Term 4 Issue 3: Messages from the Principal; Year 7 2021 Orientation Day, COVID 19 Updates in regards to school events, Congratulations Mr Stephen Roberts. Assistant Principal; The Road Ahead. Religious Education; End of year Religious Celebrations. CAPA Department; Year 12 Visual Arts Workshop with Johnny Romeo, Stage 4 & 5 Visual Arts. HSIE News; Remembrance day. From the Office. From the Community.

  2020 Term 4 Issue 2

2020 Term 4 Issue 2: Messages from the Principal; School Leaders 2020 Formation Afternoon, Senior Science Lab refurbishment. Assistant Principal; Farewell letter. St Vincent de Paul Christmas Hampers, TAS Department Timber skills,MADD Night,Sport congratulations Anna Dubier. Appointment of new Assistant Principal.

  2020 Term 4 Issue 1

2020 Term 4 Issue 1: Message from the Principal; Term 4, Year 12 HSC, Updated CEDP Draft New Curriculum for Religious Education now available online, TTFM, Ms Bowd. Assistant Principal; Writer in Residence, Farewell. Religious Education; 2020-2021 Social Justice Statement, Parent Survey Results. CAPA Department; Music Room Upgrades, Virtual MADD Night, Year 9 Music. From the Sports Field; Term 4 Sport. From the Office. From the Community.

  2020 Term 3 Issue 5

2020 Term 3 Issue 5: Message from the Principal; Best Wishes and God Bless to Year 12 2020, Year 12 Leaders for 2021, End of Term 3. Assistant Principal; End of Term 3. Religious Education; Migrant and Refugee Sunday. TAS Department; Year 8 Timber, Year 8 Digital Tech, Year 7 Textiles, Year 11 Food Technology. CAPA Department; HSC Music and Visual Arts, Year 9 Visual Arts, Year 8 Visual Arts, Year 7 Visual Arts, Year 12 Music HSC. From the Sports Field; Athletics Carnival/House Spirit Afternoon, Thursday Sport. From the office. From the Community.

  2020 Term 3 Issue 4

Term 3 Issue 4: Message from the Principal; National Child Protection Week 2020, NSW Health Measures Reminders. Assistant Principal; Student Wellbeing during these times. Religious Education; Year 7 Catholic Faith Conversation, World Prayer Day. TAS Department; Year 9 and 10 Food Technology. CAPA Department; HSC, Key Dates, Year 9 Elective Music, Year 8 Visual Art. HSIE News; Mock Trial Competition. From the Office. From the Community.

  2020 Term 3 Issue 3

Our Third Issue for Term 3 2020: Message from the principal; HSC Trials, Wellbeing, Revised Health Measures, Keep in our Thoughts and Prayers the Martin Family. Religious Education; Year 10 Learning Cycle reflection. TAS Department; Year 10 Food Technology, Year 8 Timber. From the Sports Field; Athletics Carnival, School Sport. From the Science Lab; Year 10 “You are Unique. HSIE News; Mock Trial Competition, St Marys Sub Branch Col Shepherd Memorial Scholarships. From the office. From the Community.

  2020 Term 3 Issue 2

Our Second Issue for Term 3: Message from the Principal; Teachers Virtual Workshops. Assistant Principal; Focus Areas. Religious Education; Mary Assumption Day, Letter from Executive Director Greg Whitby. TAS Department; Year 10 Food technology. CAPA; HSC Students, Year 11 Photography, Video and Digital Imaging, Year 9 Photography, HDC Music, Year 9 Elective Music, Year 8. St Mary’s RSL Sub Branch Col Shepherd memorial Scholarships 2020. From the Sports field; College Athletics Carnival, Thursday Sport. From the Office. From the Community.

  2020 Term 3 Issue 1

Our First Issue for Term 3: Messages From the Principal; Welcome back Term 3, COVID Update, Staff Development Day, Year 12, Upcoming Events on hold, Vaping, Western Weekender Chantelle Gordon, Thoughts and prayers. Religious Education; Pillars Week 2020. eSafety Webinar. CAPA Department; Term 3. From the Science Lab; Semester One. HSIE News; Mock Trial Competition, ST Mary’s Sub Branch Col Shepherd Memorial Scholarships 2020. From the Office. From the Community.

  2020 Term 2 Issue 2

Our Second Issue for Term 2: Messages From the Principal; Senior School Enrollment Process, Staffing Term 3, Term 2 Draws to an end. Assistant Principal; Term 2 ending, Clean up Emmaus Day. Religious Education; New RE Curriculum Update, St Vincent de Paul Winter Appeal, Reconciliation and Lunch Mass. HSIE News; Mock Trial Competition.Col Shepherd Memorial Scholarships. TAS Department; Food Technology. From the Sports field; Rep Sport Term 3, Venue and School Sports. From the Office.

  2020 Term 2 Issue 1

Our First Issue for Term 2 2020: Message From the Principal; Post Remote Learning and Moving forward after Covid-19 Lockdowns, Future Young Lawyer Competition 2020, Public Speaking competition 2020, Year 7-10 Parent/Teacher/Student Interviews, Road Safety Request Bakers Lane. Assistant Principal; Junior Mercy 8 Enviro Day. Religious Education; Sundays Feast of Corpus Christi, Week 8 Week of prayer, St Vincent De Paul Winter Appeal, School Chapel. TAS Department; Emmaus Cafe. HSIE News; Mock Law. From the Sports Field; Thursday Sport, PDSSSC Diocesan Representative Competition, Athletics Carnival. Creative and Performing Arts; MADD Night Update. School Photos. From the Office. From the Community

  2020 Term 1 Issue 4

Our Fourth Issue for Term 1 2020: Message from the Principal: Manage Anxiety & Stress in difficult times. Assistant Principal: Project Compassion. Religious Education: Year 8 Spirituality Day. TAS Department: Food Technology, Year 12 Hospitality, Open Night. CAPA Department: Photography Excursion. From the Office.

  2020 Term 1 Issue 3

Our Third Issue for Term 1 2020: Message from the Principal;Lenten Message for 2020, Catholic Schools Week, Year 7 Orientation Camp. Assistant Principal; Walk the Talk. Religious Education; Ash Wednesday, Project Compassion. From the Sporting Field; Thursday Rep Sport, Our College Swimming Carnival, Students experiencing success on the sporting field, NSWCC Teams Triathlon, HSIE Department; Year 10 Geography Excursion, Mock Trial Competition. CAPA Department; Emmaus Junior Band. From the Office

  2020 Term 1 Issue 2

Our Second Issue for Term 1 2020: Message from the Principal: HSC High Achievers Assembly 13th February 2020, Bushfire Appeal with an “Australiana” theme, Student Attendance and Effective Learning, Open Night 2020 Tuesday 3rd March 5pm to 8pm. Religious Education: Monday Mufti Day Fundraiser reflection. HSIE Department: Year 10 Geography Excursion, Mock Trial Competition, Year 9 Canberra Excursion. From The Office.

  2020 Term 1 Issue 1

Our First Issue for 2020! Messages from the Principal: Welcome to our Newest Members of the Emmaus Family! New Leadership Roles and New Staff at Emmaus, Opening Mass, Communicating with Staff via Email, European Study Tour 2020, Cana Building - Food Technology/Chapel Refurbishment and Covered Shelter at Old Bus Bay, HSC Results 2019, Uniform, Grooming and College Standards, Compulsory School Attendance Information and Application for Leave for Parents, Staff Carpark Reminder, 2020 Staff. Religious Education Updates: Sunday's Gospel. Assistant Principal: Welcome Back, Staff Focus, Road Safety. Wellbeing Watch: School Attendance. CAPA Updates: Welcome Back, Pantone 19-4052, Emmaus Junior Rock Band, Music Tuition. From the Sporting Field: Sport Information for Parents, Representative Sport Trials, College Swimming Carnival, PDSSSC/NSW catholic Schools Sport Selection Trials, Amosia Soatini, Lucas Rose, HSIE Updates: Society and Culture, Year 10 Geography, Mock Trial Competition, Year 9 History Canberra Excursion. From the Office.

  2019 Term 4 Issue 4

Last Issue for 2019!: Message from the Principal; Parent/ Student/ Teacher Conferences, Staff Changes for 2020, Final Weeks of school 2019, 2020 Dates. Assistant Principal; Thankyou, Yearly Reports, Europe. Religious Education; Year 10 Spirituality Day and Respect Pillar Day 2019. Creative Arts; Year 7 Visual Art. From the Sporting Field; End of Representative Sporting Year, Sport Selections Term 1 2020, Season 1 Rep Sport. TAS Department; Year 9 Food Tech, Year 11 Hospitality. From the Office. From the Community.

  2019 Term 4 Issue 3

Third Issue for Term 4 2019: Message from the Principal: 2020 Leaders Induction Assembly, Welcome Year 7 2020, St Marys RSL Sub-Branch, Colin Shepherd Memorial School Scholarships, Victor Chang Penrith City Council Science Award, Year 12 Complete their HSC and Thirteen Years of Schooling. Assistant Principal: Social Justice Week. Religious Education: Preparing for Advent-Message from Ms Waring. From the Office

  2019 Term 4 Issue 2

Second Issue for Term 4 2019. Message from the Principal: All Saints and Souls Day, Cathrine Hey, 3D Impression of Chapel, Chapel glass panel, Mercy Project 2019. Assistant Principal: Inspirational quotes-Amphitheatre. Religious Education: All Saints and All Souls Day. Creative and Performing Arts: Captivate Secondary Eisteddfod. From the Office

  2019 Term 4 Issue 1

First Issue for Term 4 2019, Message From the Principal: Good Luck Year 12, Student Leadership Team and Formation Camp 2020, Refurbishment of Food Technology/ Chapel internal Spaces and Covered outdoor Learning Areas, College Entrance and new Signage. Assistant Principal: Capoeira, STARTTS Capoeira Angola Youth Encounter. Religious Education: Journey to Timor Leste. From the Sporting Field: Thanks Mrs Butler, NSWCCC Athletics, Lachlan Sepping Does it Again! Creative and Performing Arts: Year 9 Elective Music. From the Office. From the Community

  2019 Term 3 Issue 5

Last Issue for Term 3! Message from the Principal; Good Luck and God bless Year 12 2019, Year 12 Leaders 2020, Year 7 & 9 NAPLAN Results 2019, End of Term 3, VET Awards. Assistant Principal; Farewell Year 12, Haven Fundraiser. RE Updates. Wellbeing Watch; R U OK Day/Week. Science Updates; Physics Excursion. TAS Department; Year 10 Projects, SMS Messaging. From the Office

  2019 Term 3 Issue 4

Message From the principal; Bishop's Award for Student Excellence 2019, MADD Night, Food Technology and Chapel Refurbishment. Religious Education Updates; Chapel Stained Glass Window Project. Wellbeing Watch; 100% Attendance. From the Sporting Field; PDSSSC Athletics Carnival, CCC Football Knockout, Thursday Sport. HSIE Updates; Year 7 Medieval History Update. CAPA Updates; MADD Night 2019. TAS Updates; Major Projects Finished, Absentee SMS. From the Office.

  2019 Term 3 Issue 3

Message from the Principal; Education is a gift no one can take away, Compass Parent Portal, Recent Events at Emmaus. Assistant Principal; The Haven Fundraiser, Letter from Bishop Vincent. Wellbeing Watch, Men of Honour. From the Sporting Field; Season 3 Rep Sport, Sport Selection for Term 4, Student Sporting Successes, Congratulations Rep Sport Teams! HSIE Department; Vietnam Veterans Day, St Marys RSL Sub-Branch Col Shepherd Memorial Scholarship. CAPA; MADD Night 2019, Year 9 Music, Year 8 Junior Band. From the office.

  2019 Term 3 Issue 2

Message from the Principal; Year 11 Retreat, Well Done Katie Forster, Letter From Bishop Vincent. Religious Education Updates; Diocesan Education Mass, Feast of Assumption. Innovation; STEM. From the Sporting Field; What a Win! End of Season 2 Rep Sport, Football Extraordinaire, AFL Gala Day. HSIE Updates; Congratulations Year 12 Society and Culture, Mock Trial, St Marys RSL Sub-Branch Col Shepherd Memorial Scholarship. Creative and Performing Arts; Year 7, Year 8. MADD Night. From the Office; School Fee's, Students taking leave during the term

  2019 Term 3 Issue 1

First Issue for Term 3, Messages from the principal; Welcome Back, New Learning Space update, Staff News, Year 10 to 11 Senior Enrollment Process, Student Drop Off, ACARA. Assistant Principal Updates; SMART Goals, Pickup Information. Wellbeing Watch; Christmas in July. Religious Education Updates, From the Sporting Field, HSIE Updates, CAPA Updates, From the Office

  2019 Term 2 Issue 5

Last Issue for Term 2! Messages from the principal, Congratulations to Students, RE Updates, Winter Sleep out, HSIE Updates, Parent Student Teacher Interviews, From the sporting Field, CAPA Updates, Updates from the Office

  2019 Term 2 Issue 4

Term 2 Issue 4; Message from the principal, 2019 Athletics Carnival, RE Updates, From the Sporting Field, Sport Selection Term 3, CAPA Updates, MADD Night Auditions, HSIE Updates, Mock Trial, Year 9 Canberra, Messages from the Office

  2019 Term 2 Issue 3

Term 2 Issue 3; Messages from the Principal, Emmaus Day 2019, Mayor's Leadership Awards, Assistant Principal Messages, RE Updates, CAPA Updates, HSIE Updates, Mock Trial, Tell Them From Me, Updates from the Ofice

  2019 Term 2 Issue 2

Message from the Principal; Well-being week, Assistant Principal Messaged, RE Updates, Well-being Watch, Sport Updates, HSIE Department, Mock Trial, Creative Arts Update, From the Office

  2019 Term 2 Issue 1

Message from the Principal, Welcome back to Term Two, Congratulations to the Following Students, Message from the Assistant Principal, Religious Education, From the Sporting Field, HSIE Updates, Mock Trial, CAPA Updates, Korean News, From the Office

  2019 Term 1 Issue 5

Last Issue for T1 2019, Messages from the Principal: Easter is a Time of Hope, Assistant Principal Messages, Religious Education Updates: Year 9 Spirituality Day, Parent Retreat, What's Happening in TAS, HSIE Updates, CAPA Updates,

  2019 Term 1 Issue 4

2020 Enrolments for Year 7, National Day of Action against Violence and bullying, Public Speaking 2019, Religious Education, Wellbeing Watch, Year 7 Camp, HSIE updates, 2020 Europe Study Tour, TAS Updates, Science Update, Public Speaking 2019, Sports Update, Office updates

  2019 Term 1 Issue 3

Lenten Message 2019, Catholic Schools Week, Year 7 Orientation Camp, Pastoral Letter, Assistant Principal Message, Religious Education Update, Wellbeing Watch, HSIE Update, TAS Update, Sports Update, Carnival Photos, Creative and Performing Arts Update, Office Updates

  2019 Term 1 Issue 2

HSC High Achievers Assembly, Well Done to Several Students, Student Attendance and Effective Learning, Upper H Update, School Aussie BBQ for 22 Chinese Students, School Swimming Carnival, Religious Education Updates, Open Night, Innovation, HSIE Department Update, Creative Arts Update, Office Updates

  2019 Term 1 Issue 1

Welcome to 2019, New Leadership Roles and Staff, World Youth Day, 2018 HSC Results, Attendance, Grooming, Having a Growth Mindsest, 2019 CEDP Mission Calendar, Science Update, The Emmaus Junior Rock Band, Representative Sport and Trials, College Swimming Carnival, Canteen Menu, Upcoming Dates

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