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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.
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Register for a College Tourhttp://www.sansisto.qld.edu.au/latest-news/Pages/Register for Open Day.aspxRegister for a College Tour<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>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><h1>Open Day 2019​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​</h1><p> </p><p>Our next Open Day will be in May 2019.</p><p>Each Open Day we have a wide range of subject talks and displays delivered by academic staff to give you a real taste of the subjects on offer. Teachers and students are on hand at the key locations across our campus to answer your questions.​</p><p style="text-align:justify;">“Our Open Days are 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 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 provides 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 2019.</p>
San Sisto Triumphant Again at the Australian National Titration Competitionhttp://www.sansisto.qld.edu.au/latest-news/Pages/San-Sisto-Triumphant-Again-at-the-Australian-National-Titration-Competition.aspxSan Sisto Triumphant Again at the Australian National Titration Competition<p style="text-align:justify;">Recently, twelve Year 11 and 12 Chemistry students once again competed in the Australian National </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Titration Competition organised by the Royal Australian Chemical Institute, at the University of Queensland St Lucia campus.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">San Sisto has a rich tradition of excellence in titration, this year is no exception.  Although the final results are not published until later in the semester, we do know that San Sisto won a third place in the Regional competition.  This is no mean feat considering that there were as many as forty teams competing at the University on the day.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">The competition involves a very accurate analysis of the concentrations of solutions of acid and base.  There is a high level of skill involved both at the practical and theoretical levels.  Students have had to be dedicated and put in many hours of training in the laboratory to obtain these skill levels. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Loren Toten, Lucy Quach and Brianna Barron were the team placing third.  Other teams competing included Sabrina Gregory, Brooke Jay, Charlie Enright, Yasmin Barraclough, Tayla Heath, Kiana Heath, Sophie Walden, Maria Leal and Talullah Vinney.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">We would like to congratulate all team members as there were some very accurate individual results as well.</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><p> </p></span>
Dancehttp://www.sansisto.qld.edu.au/latest-news/Pages/Dance.aspxDance<p style="text-align:justify;"><span lang="EN">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! </span></p>
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><p> </p>
San Sisto Wins UQ Chemical Analysis Competition 2017http://www.sansisto.qld.edu.au/latest-news/Pages/San-Sisto-Wins-UQ-Chemical-Analysis-Competition.aspxSan Sisto Wins UQ Chemical Analysis Competition 2017<div>A team of twelve enthusiastic chemistry students recently went to the St Lucia campus of the University of Queensland to compete last year in the Chemical Analysis competition.  Four teams of three girls battled it out with more than twenty other teams from schools around Brisbane in the Chemistry Building.  Students had to use chemical analysis techniques to accurately find the concentration of a solution.  Even with breaking glassware, stands collapsing and solutions being spilt, we performed to an excellent standard with several girls obtaining near perfect individual results. ​<br></div> <div><div>​Results for one team were however the best on the day and Brooke Jay, Mika Sato and Lucy Quach won first place and are now eligible to compete in the State competition in October.  Other team members were Maria Harris, Isabeau Lawer, Katy Quach, Brianna Barron, Kiana Heath, Tayla Heath, Sabrina Gregory, Loren Toten, Bailey Kelly and Catherine Adams.  </div></div> <div><br> </div>

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College Tourhttp://www.sansisto.qld.edu.au/Lists/Calendar/DispForm.aspx?ID=77College Tour26/07/2018 11:00:00 PM
P&F Meetinghttp://www.sansisto.qld.edu.au/Lists/Calendar/DispForm.aspx?ID=87P&F Meeting13/08/2018 9:00:00 AM
Working Beehttp://www.sansisto.qld.edu.au/Lists/Calendar/DispForm.aspx?ID=92Working Bee24/08/2018 10:00:00 PM
College Tourhttp://www.sansisto.qld.edu.au/Lists/Calendar/DispForm.aspx?ID=78College Tour17/09/2018 11:00:00 PM

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