Community News
Latest News
School News

April 2019
February 2019
November 2018
October 2018
September 2018
August 2018
July 2018
June 2018
May 2018
April 2018
March 2018
February 2018
November 2017
October 2017
September 2017
August 2017
July 2017
June 2017
May 2017
April 2017
March 2017
February 2017
December 2016
November 2016
October 2016
September 2016
August 2016
July 2016
June 2016
May 2016
March 2016
February 2016
November 2015
October 2015
August 2015
July 2015
June 2015
May 2015
April 2015
March 2015
February 2015
January 2015
December 2014
November 2014
October 2014
September 2014
August 2014
July 2014
June 2014
May 2014
April 2014
March 2014
February 2014
News & Events
SPARC Leads ‘Clean Up Lourdes Day’ - 11 March 2015

The Lourdes Hill College environmental group, SPARC (Students Protecting and Restoring Creation), held their annual ‘Clean Up Lourdes Day’ during lunch on Friday 27 February. The event raises awareness for environmental issues and promotes Clean Up Australia Day which was held on Sunday 1 March this year. 

The stewardship of the earth is an important aspect of Catholic Social Teaching and a value that the service group is committed to promoting.  2015 SPARC Captains, Ella Decouto and Alana Pepe, led the students on a clean-up race around the school with the winning team of Ella Sendall, Anna Michajlow, Gemma Galovic, Sarah Boevink and Alicia Exley receiving Tuckshop credit for their efforts. 

Very little rubbish was collected during the race as Lourdes Hill College students demonstrate great care for the wonderful grounds they are so blessed to enjoy. The fun event was less about ‘cleaning up’ and more about encouraging students to be more environmentally aware.

SPARC would like to thank Cr Shayne Sutton for her gift of ice-blocks for all participants and her ongoing support of the College.

During Term 2, SPARC will be holding its annual Recycled Fashion Show, where students will have the opportunity to showcase their design ability using only recycled and recyclable materials.

Peter Dougherty

SPARC Coordinator