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…

McAuley New Fiction

Easter Holiday Reads All the ways to be smart by Davina Bell and Allison Colpoys From the award-winning creators of The Underwater Fancy-dress Parade and Under the Love Umbrellacomes this joyful ode to all the unique and wonderful qualities that make children who they are.  Am I There Yet? by Mari Andrew This on-point guide to growing up…

Drones

19th February, 2019 Student’s interest soars in new drone’s unit. It’s one thing to fly a drone, but to actually build a city, host a natural disaster and write the code for a rescue mission is an experience like no other. So, it’s fair to say Year 6 students were flying high after doing just that during…

McAuley Author Visit

14th September, 2018 Students from Junior school were lucky enough to attend workshops with Nicholas Lochel, co author of Zakora, today in the McAuley Library. Nicholas Lochel grew up in Brisbane, Australia, along with his two brothers and sister, Alison, with whom he is co-writing the ZARKORA series. It was the close bond he shared…

Black Out Poetry Competition

6th September, 2018 Last week the winners of the Black Out Poetry Competition were announced.  We had two competitions running: Junior Competition with two categories – Junior Winner and People’s Choice Winner Senior Competition with two categories – Senior Winner and People’s Choice Winner. Scroll down to see both the Junior and the Senior entries. …