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Principal's Welcomehttp://www.sansisto.qld.edu.au/ourcollege/Pages/Principal%27s-welcome.aspx, http://www.sansisto.qld.edu.au/ourcollege/Pages/Principal's-welcome.aspxPrincipal's WelcomeEducating young women in Years 7 – 12 is an extraordinary privilege, and I thank you for expressing interest in our college as the school for your daughter.
Academic Excellencehttp://www.sansisto.qld.edu.au/enrolment/Pages/Our-College.aspx, http://www.sansisto.qld.edu.au/enrolment/Pages/Our-College.aspxAcademic Excellence​As a Catholic secondary college in the Dominican Tradition we are committed to the education of young women. Our aim is to provide a learning environment that supports the individual student to meet the challenges of the future.
Enrolmenthttp://www.sansisto.qld.edu.au/enrolment/Pages/default.aspx, http://schoolauthoring16.bne.catholic.edu.au/schools/sansisto/enrolment/Pages/default.aspxEnrolmentThrough our authoritative, whole-of-college pedagogical framework, we strive to provide quality learning and teaching experiences that are challenging, innovative, exciting and inclusive.

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Equestrian Kick Offhttp://www.sansisto.qld.edu.au/latest-news/Pages/San-Sisto-College-Equestrian-Kick-Off.aspxEquestrian Kick Off<p>San Sisto College is excited to have a team competing in the Equestrian Queensland Inter-School (IQ) competition for the first time. The competition provides a wonderful opportunity for our students to share their passion for horse riding with other like-minded school students. Our team will compete in Show Jumping, Eventing and Dressage events throughout the year.</p><p>The qualifying rounds began in February.  Thus far, the team has participated in Show Jumping competitions, completing clean rounds and placing in the top six riders in their jump height category. </p><p>Senior student, Bailey Kelly, started riding when she was very young. Like most equestrian enthusiasts, she is passionate about riding and spends hours preparing for competitions. She believes horse riding has many benefits:</p><p>“Horse riding is a sport that really works you hard, both mentally and physically, but is also extremely rewarding and enjoyable. Your resilience and persistence are often tested, but you learn to keep going, get back in the saddle and continue moving forward."</p><p>While this is the first year of the competition, San Sisto students are training towards high goals. Year 10 students Lucy Vaschina and Lili Green are sharing their passion for competing in Show Jumping events with their horses, Mystic and Dane. Both girls began riding when they were very young and are enjoying the opportunity to compete in the Inter-School competition.</p><p>Lucy said, “Riding has taught me to be patient and persistent while dealing with frustrating situations, as well as loving what I'm doing when it's going well."</p><p>She also acknowledged the commitment, time and expense involved in Equestrian as a sport. “I am forever grateful to my family for their constant support, and the San Sisto staff and community for welcoming this idea and team."</p><p>“We have a very young equestrian team that has managed to excel in this our first year of competition," Principal, Mrs Shelley Hamilton said. “The team has developed a strong sense of camaraderie, trust, respect and school spirit that is a credit to them."</p><p><img src="/latest-news/SiteAssets/Equestrian.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /> </p>
Dancehttp://www.sansisto.qld.edu.au/latest-news/Pages/Dance.aspxDance<span lang="EN"><span style="line-height:107%;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;font-size:11pt;"><font color="#000000">This year our new elective, Dance, has started off with a bang! Both classes have been travelling out to Arete Arts Academy to undertake their practical lessons, plus one theory lesson on campus with dance teacher, Jodi Hursford. Our girls have been working hard on their assessment exploring Contemporary Dance to Florence and the Machine’s, Heavy in your arms. Each lesson Ms Hursford has been teaching the choreography step by step, from basic contractions and fluid floor work, to a touch of classical movement. All girls are showing so much potential - well done girls! </font></span></span><p> </p>
Lord Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council 2018http://www.sansisto.qld.edu.au/latest-news/Pages/Lord-Mayor’s-Youth-Advisory-Council-2018.aspxLord Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council 2018<span lang="EN"><p align="JUSTIFY" dir="LTR">We are pleased to announce that Year 10 student Annika Poole will be our 2018 San Sisto representative on the Lord Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council (LMYAC). Each year, Brisbane high schools are invited to nominate one Year 10 student to the represent on the council. LMYAC delegates act as representatives of their school and community, and are a voice for raising issues or sharing ideas that affect young people. </p> <p align="JUSTIFY" dir="LTR">LMYAC aims to develop young people as leaders, and is specifically designed to provide an opportunity for young people in Brisbane to participate in decision making at the local and citywide level. Students identify issues and engage with each other in a public forum, where they are encouraged to provide feedback and give their opinion about Brisbane City Council policies, local laws, services and programs that affect young people.</p> <p>Congratulations to Annika and well done to the other Year 10s who put forward a nomination for this position. It is wonderful to see that we have so many Year 10 students who want to be of service to our college and the wider community. </p></span><p>​</p>
International Women’s Day Fun Run 2018http://www.sansisto.qld.edu.au/latest-news/Pages/International-Women’s-Day-Fun-Run-2018.aspxInternational Women’s Day Fun Run 2018<span lang="EN"><p align="JUSTIFY" dir="LTR">The International Women’s Day Fun Run was held on Sunday 4 March. The morning was a great success with over 75 students, staff, family and friends participating in the 5km and 10km run or walk event. As a College we raised $1767 towards breast cancer research. A big thank you to those who donated. There was a lot of fun had by all whether they were running or having an enjoyable walk with friends. Congratulations to all who participated, this is a great event that we look forward to every year!</p></span><p>​</p>
Sister Squadhttp://www.sansisto.qld.edu.au/latest-news/Pages/Sister-Squad.aspxSister Squad<p style="text-align:justify;">The San Sisto Sister squad, an opportunity for Year 9 girls, is now in its second year and going strong. The girls selected in the Sister squad lead the college in the school spirit dance, work with Year 7 and Year 8 students in fostering school spirit, perform on assembly, San Sisto Day and support our Interschool Swimming, Cross Country and Athletics teams. They also take a lead role in singing the college song at the end of every assembly. As a college, we talk often to students about fostering school spirit and how it is not just about cheering at carnivals, but about how students talk about their college, how they behave both in and outside school, how they wear their uniform, it's about how tidy they keep their school grounds. The Sister Squad girls are living joyfully, building community and seeking connectedness with others. A perfect combination for life.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">In 2018 there are 28 girls in the squad who have made a commitment to the college, rehearsed together as a team, interacted with younger students,  shared ideas together and I could not be prouder of these young women.</p><p>Recently the girls did a tremendous job at the Interschool Swimming carnival, along with our newest San Sisters, and the Year 12 House Leaders. The atmosphere was electric and all these girls cheered in hot, humid conditions for hours. San Sisto's performance at the dance/cheer off was brilliant. Feedback from other schools about our students support of the San Sisto swim team and other teams was heart-warming. Well done girls. Be sure to view the video on the <a href="https://www.facebook.com/SanSistoCollegeCarinaQLD/videos/2034111073525655/"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">San</span><span style="text-decoration:underline;"> </span><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Sisto College Facebook</span> page to see their awesome performance.</a></p><p>​</p>
Register Now for Open Dayhttp://www.sansisto.qld.edu.au/latest-news/Pages/Register for Open Day.aspxRegister Now for Open Day<p>​The College hosts a number of events throughout the year enabling families the opportunity to explore what San Sisto College has to offer. </p><p><span>Experience first-hand our holistic learning environment that drives academic achievement and a rich co-curricular program which ensures an engaging and balanced education.</span></p><h1 class="ms-rteElement-H1">​​​​​​<span>Open Da</span><span>y 2018</span></h1><p class="ms-rteElement-P"><img src="/latest-news/SiteAssets/Open%20Day.png" alt="" style="margin:5px;width:582px;" /> </p><p class="ms-rteElement-P"><span style="font-size:16px;"><strong>Register for Open Day 2018. ​​Discover the San Sisto difference.​</strong></span></p><p class="ms-rteElement-P"><span style="font-size:16px;"><a href="https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/OpenDay2018" target="_blank"><strong>Click here to register.​</strong></a></span></p><p style="text-align:justify;">San Sisto College has an exciting Open Day event planned for Sunday 20 May. “Open Day is a wonderful opportunity for families to experience first-hand our holistic learning environment that supports our academic and co-curricular programs, and ensures an engaging and balanced education," said Principal, Mrs Shelley Hamilton.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Mrs Hamilton added, “We provide our students an education and the skills to engage with and lead their communities, whilst arming them with the tools and resources to confidently shape their circumstances – they are women of integrity shaping the future."</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Various activities and displays are organised for visitors of all ages at the Open Day. These provide a unique snapshot of what it feels like to join the San Sisto community. Displays including those from English, Maths, Languages – Japanese and Italian, HPE – Sport and Physical Enrichment, Drama, Textiles, Art, Humanities and Science are always popular, and there will be dress-ups in the Rose Retail Shop. Our café, coffee cart and barbeque will provide refreshments for those keen to take a rest and enjoy the Cecilia Square student entertainment activities. Music and voice presentations of all kinds will be on offer, from ensembles to busking. With the smell of food and the sound of music in the air, there will be plenty to see, experience, do, taste and listen to at Open Day 2018.</p><div><span style="font-size:14px;"><p class="ms-rteElement-P" style="text-align:justify;">Our Open Day tours are conducted by our student ambassadors with our leadership team and teaching staff available to take your questions.​</p><p class="ms-rteElement-P">Our next Open Day will be held on Sunday 20 May 2018.</p><p class="ms-rteElement-P"><a href="https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/OpenDay2018" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:14px;">Click here to register.​</span></a></p></span></div><h1 class="ms-rteElement-H1"><span>College <span>Tours</span></span></h1><div><p class="ms-rteElement-P"><br>College tours are conducted during a normal college day to provide you and your family with a true sense of our San Sisto community. All members of the family are welcome to attend. ​</p><div><p class="ms-rteElement-P">Term 3:          Friday 27 July 2018 at 9 am</p><p class="ms-rteElement-P">Term 3:          Tuesday 18 September 2018 at 9 am</p><p class="ms-rteElement-P">Term 4:          Thursday 25 October 2018 at 9 am​​</p><p class="ms-rteElement-P"><a href="https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/collegtour2018" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:16px;">Click here to register.​</span></a></p></div></div><p><span><span>​</span></span><span>Nothing replaces a visit to our college to appreciate how much we love our school for experiencing our passion for learning.</span></p><h1 class="ms-rteElement-H1"><span></span><span>Buddy Day</span></h1><p><br>Once you have toured our college facilities, to help you and your daughter with the final decision to choose our college, we offer students the opportunity to spend a day with us through our San Sisto College Buddy Day Program.</p><div>This program offers prospective students the perfect opportunity to share in the excitement of the college day, have fun meeting new friends and teachers, and experience our programs and our beautiful college.​<br></div><p>To register, please email <a href="mailto:scarina@bne.catholic.edu.au" target="_blank">scarina@bne.catholic.edu.au</a><span>​</span>​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​</p>

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Labour Day Public Holidayhttp://www.sansisto.qld.edu.au/Lists/Calendar/DispForm.aspx?ID=106Labour Day Public Holiday7/05/2018 12:00:00 AM
Working Beehttp://www.sansisto.qld.edu.au/Lists/Calendar/DispForm.aspx?ID=90Working Bee11/05/2018 10:00:00 PM
P&F Meetinghttp://www.sansisto.qld.edu.au/Lists/Calendar/DispForm.aspx?ID=86P&F Meeting14/05/2018 9:00:00 AM
Working Beehttp://www.sansisto.qld.edu.au/Lists/Calendar/DispForm.aspx?ID=91Working Bee18/05/2018 10:00:00 PM
Open Day 2018http://www.sansisto.qld.edu.au/Lists/Calendar/DispForm.aspx?ID=104Open Day 201820/05/2018 3:00:00 AM
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