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Mercedes College students Jacob Rigoni and Meg Prosser
were named captains of the under 18 men’s and under 18
women’s basketball teams which competed in the 2015
Australian Under 18 Championships in Ballarat, Victoria, last
Jacob is in year 11 and Meg is in year 12.
“It is a great honour to be named captain of a State under
age team; to have two Mercedes students both named
captain of their respective under 18 team is a pretty amazing
feat,” said principal Mr Peter Daw.
“I have no doubt that both of these students will represent
their team, state and school exceptionally well.”
Both students travelled to America in December 2014 and
gained invaluable experience playing against US College
teams, while back home Jacob and Meg are current
Mercedes basketball captains.
Jacob has played with the Sturt Sabres since U10s and is
currently playing U18s and is in the Sturt men’s ABA team
while Meg has been a junior at Forestville since U10s and is
now playing U18s while juggling the demands of Year 12.
Double sporting honour
Mount Carmel College is one of
eight schools to be invited by
the University of South Australia
to participate in the Innovation
Portfolio Challenge (IPC).
The aim of the challenge is to
promote the study of science,
technology, engineering and
mathematics subjects and careers.
Mount Carmel’s Science and
Mathematics Coordinator, Mr Mark
Roberts, said involving students in
the challenge would provide them
with a great opportunity to develop
their skills in science and maths in a
“As a Catholic school, we are
fortunate to be able to access
support from UniSA in order to be
part of the challenge,” Mr Roberts
“We look forward to really sinking
our teeth into these challenges.”
BRIGHT SPARK: Year 10 student,
Dylan De Angelis, who is part
of the Mount Carmel College
Technology Club, works on
programming a robot.
Taking up the challenge
EGGS GALORE: (L-R) Women at risk of homelessness in Adelaide
were able to enjoy a sweet treat during Easter after St Aloysius
College students delivered hundreds of chocolate eggs, bunnies and
gifts to Catherine House on Holy Thursday. Student representatives
from Years 6, 7 and 10, including Chelsey Webb and Clare Peterson,
organised the egg drive. Centacare Catholic Family Services also
received some of the treats for their clients while Sacred Heart
College Middle School students delivered more than 30 cartons of
Easter eggs to the Hutt St Centre and the Otherway Centre.
EASTER NATURE PLAY: (L-R) Religious education of the Easter story
at Antonio Catholic School spilled out from the classroom to the
playground during Holy Week when students took it upon themselves
to re-create the stations of the cross with twigs, branches and bricks.
Pictured are students (L-R) Jude Watson, Charron Clement, Alex
Killeen, Blake Miller-Coley and Ewan O'Dwyer, who were keen to show
teachers the cross they had made during school playtime.
2 Body part; unit of length.
7 Keyboard instrument.
12 Turkish commander.
13 Interest (abbr.).
14 British rule in south Asia.
15 Defraying expenses.
18 Pacific nation.
19 C 19 German composer; G
B Shaw described him as an
23 Allotted part.
24 NZ locale – southern North
27 Former GMH model.
29 Hasten (archaic).
30 Abbreviated personal name.
31 Locale in South Sudan,
Serbia or Turkey.
32 Coming into a series;
34 Shrub and small fruit of
1 Fellow (informal).
2 Hebrides Overture of 19
across, a.k.a. (7,4).
3 Octavo; October (abbr.).
6 Abut; be alongside.
9 Artificial fibre.
10 Burn; char.
11 Australian Military
16 Asian nation.
17 Province of 16 down.
19 Symphonic work of Paul
Hindemith: ... der Maler.
21 Small antelope.
25 Own (Scot).
28 Jason’s ship.
30 For; on behalf of.
33 Semitic deity.
Solution on page 22
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