Monday, October 18, 2010

Parramatta Learning Community for Sustainability meeting - 1

Jacqueline Remond, National Director of Catholic Earthcare Australia, visits Nano Cottage Kitchen Garden, at St Michael’s Primary Blacktown 

On Wednesday 28 April a gathering of Principals and Assistant Principals met at Nano Cottage Kitchen Garden to hear Jacqui speak about ASSISI – A Strategic Systems-based Sustainability Initiative.

The participants were welcomed to the Cottage by the Language Group students and shown around the Kitchen Garden. Those present were:

Michael Scilliano:  Acting Principal, St Michael’s Blacktown South
Robert Muscat:     Assistant Principal, Nagle College Blacktown
Phillip Mahony:     Principal, St Francis of Assisi Glendenning
Kevin Mills:          Principal, St Patrick’s Blacktown
Cheryl Walsh:       Principal, St Bernadette’s Lalor Park
Richard Grech:     Assistant Principal, Delany College Granville
Gary Borg:            Principal, Mother Teresa Westmead
Jane Misek:          Acting Principal, Greystanes

The group decided to meet again as “Parramatta Learning Community for Sustainability” on Wednesday 8 September at 11.30am, at St Francis of Assisi, Glendenning to continue the conversation with Jacqui. This group is open to all interested schools looking to “do things differently” as regards protecting the environment.

Check out for further information re ASSISI

For further information re Kitchen Gardens in schools please contact Clare Maloney via email

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