Farewell Mr Napes!

By Liz Day-Liebelt,

Andrew Napier leaves St John’s after a decade of wonderful service and dedication to a school he loves. Andrew has for the most part of that time been the Head of Gooch House and has been instrumental in managing the schooling lives of hundreds of senior students. He has been a superb Science teacher and  … Read more

2016 Celebrations!

By Liz Day-Liebelt,

Living beyond yourself, being the first to say hello, thanking others, applying best efforts and making the most of opportunities – these are values that have been reinforced and built upon in the Middle School this year. As these have been embraced, the culture has gone from strength to strength. Inspiring minds for success through  … Read more

We need your help!

By Liz Day-Liebelt,

Year 9 RITE Journey classes are supporting charities in the lead up to Christmas and my group has chosen to support Share The Dignity’s “#It’s In The Bag” Christmas campaign. This charity supports many homeless women and women in domestic violence shelters who are vulnerable and at risk, living in Australia. Our aim is to  … Read more

Staffing for 2017

By Liz Day-Liebelt,

New Staff for the Secondary Campus In Food Technology we have Emily Jones, a recent graduate and a very successful chef. Her current employer (since 2012) is the Playford Adelaide, M Gallery Collection where she has supervised and trained a team of apprenticed and new kitchen staff. Prior to this she was the Sous Chef  … Read more

From the P&F – December 2016

By Liz Day-Liebelt,

The final newsletter for 2016 – yippee! Clearly that means I should be much further advanced in my Christmas baking and shopping than I actually am, however that also means we are much closer to some lazy summer mornings and making a serious dent in my holiday reading… lots to look forward to! By the  … Read more

2016 reflections from the Junior School

By Liz Day-Liebelt,

As with most years’ reflections include tears and fears, laughter and cheers and we certainly have had our share of all of these. Unfortunately, too many tears for my liking.  Staff are getting to the age when their parents are often ailing and some have passed away – always sad moments and times. When young  … Read more