Thursday, September 29, 2011


Nothing says 'Springtime' like baby chickens and at St Michael's Primary the'Composting Team' were fortunate enough to welcome the new chicks to the Nagle College farm! 'Farmer Mykel' and the Ag students were conducting an experiment with the different types of grain being feed to the chickens and checking their varying weights.

The Nagle College bus received a Springtime spruce up too, sporting a new label!

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Nano's Nature Nurturers

The NNN meeting at Nano Cottage on 8 August was an opportunity for local school representatives to discuss important issues, such as reduction in Lost Property, Climate Club, the Mobile Phone Muster and disposal of plastic bottles.
Recycled pots, containing soil and seeds were sold at the Fathers' Day stall, along with 'Nano Chefs' recipe books.

St Michael's school has been successful in an application for a ‘Birds in Backyard’ grant and will receive $2000 which will cover the setting up of bird feeding boxes and the purchase of binoculars!
The next meeting will be held on Monday 31 October at 3.15pm in the Father Kevin Dadswell Learning Centre.

St Nicholas of Myra Primary Penrith

The 6th Parramatta Learning Community for Sustainability was held at St Nicholas Primary Penrith on 31 August ... the eve of Spring!
Educators from around the Diocese gathered in the new hall with a dedicated area to St Mary MacKillop and a Kitchen Garden near by.
Luke Edwards, (Acting Director of Catholic Earthcare Australia) presented 'The Call to Care', inspirational and practical stories from schools were shared and a generous donation of seeds, was gratefully received!
The next meeting will be hosted by St Andrew's Primary Marayong, on Wednesday 16 November, from 2-4pm.