Winning the 50m breast stroke final was a moment Trelise Dance will remember for a long time. Trelise who trains for two hours a day, five times a week says, “I am really glad to have won, it was a close and tough race. The 50m breast stroke is my favourite event.”

Read more: Swimmers reach finals

At lunch time Mass a special blessing was given to the sixteen students and three staff heading away to Japan on an educational trip. The Japanese language students will get a chance to experience the authentic Japanese way of life and practice their Japanese language skills.

Read more: Japan, here we come

At Sancta Maria College we are well aware that we are not immune from the abuse that happens via the internet and electronic devices such as cellphones. It is important to get students talking about this problem as their tendency is to hide it from adults because they are afraid their access will be taken away. It is amazing what they are prepared to put up with.

Read more: Cyber-bullying – does it happen here?