Summer Slide 2019 Promotional Video

22nd November, 2019 Each year the library creates a Summer Slide video to show to the students as a promotion for summer holiday reading. The message is a very important one, and we aim to encourage all students to borrow 7 books over the Christmas holidays and to ready one book a week. Below is…

Christmas Book List

Give the Gift of Reading New Book Gifts for 10 -12 Year Olds this Christmas • Wonder, Auggie and Me and White Bird by R J Palacio • Sick Bay: Nova Weeton • The Babysitters Club: Graphix Collection by Ann. M. Martin • Murder Most Unladylike Series by Robin Stevens • Nice Girls Don’t Play…

The Summer Slide

Seven Books For Seven Weeks Have you heard about the Summer Slide? Unfortunately, I am not talking about a slide at a theme park, but the very real decline in reading ability and other academic skills that can occur over the school holidays. Numerous studies show that students who don’t read during the summer holidays…

The Premier’s Reading Challenge 2019

12th November, 2019 The Premier’s Reading Challenge is an annual statewide initiative for Queensland state and non-state schools and home-educated students from Prep to Year 9, as well as children (aged up to five years) enrolled in an early childhood centre. The Premier’s Reading Challenge aims to improve literacy and encourage children to read for…

AHS eSports

12th November, 2019 In week 5 of term 4, students have been participating in a Rocket League eSports tournament on the Nintendo Switch. In teams of two, competitive and determined, students returned across the week eager to continue challenges against rival teams. Students were encouraged to use strategic decision making and were seen adapting to…

The Makerspace Reading Chairs

11th June, 2019 The McAuley library has had a Positivitree since June last year. The tree is situated in the bean bag area of McAuley library and it has been a long journey to acquire just the right chair or chairs to sit under the tree. After some searching we were able to purchase two…

All Hallows’ Open Day 2019

31st May, 2019 Last Sunday 26th of May was the annual All Hallows’ Open day.  This year we had over 2000 visitors come to see our school and learn a little bit about the All Hallows’ spirit.  Students assisted in many areas of the school, looking after visitors and taking tours, as well as staff…