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St Teresa's Ravenshoe is a Catholic primary school catering for boys and girls from Prep to Year 6. At 920 metres above sea level, Ravenshoe is Queensland's highest town and is situated 147 kms south west of Cairns. It is surrounded by World Heritage listed rainforest and boasts distinctly beautiful wildlife, birds and many tourist attractions.
St Teresa's has an enrolment of 140 students and a staff of 17. The school was established in 1950 by the Sisters of Mercy and despite the absence of the Sisters in the school, the charism of the Mercy order remains an integral part of daily life.
Our school was named in honour of St Therese of Lisieux; known universally as The Little Flower hence the rose in our logo. Our motto; Knowledge, Love and Truth informs and underpins all that we aspire to achieve.
We welcome you to our school community and look forward to the journey that we will take together; a journey characterised by respect, dignity, hard work and excellence and guided by the person of Jesus Christ.
I invite you to browse our website so that you can learn more about our wonderful school; St Teresa's.
Catherine McKechnie (Principal)
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CURRICULUM / e-LEARNING UPDATES
Year 6 have been working with me using Google Drive and it is pleasing to see the students grasping the use of some of this new technology. This week we will be attempting a Google hangout with another school. We will keep you posted. Library will be open each Thursday for Chess and other reading opportunities.
Just a friendly reminder about our National Family Reading month and to find out how everyone is going. Family reading time is one of the best ways to grow a child's interest in books and the wonderful world of fact and fiction around us. Make reading a daily habit by setting aside a minimum 10 minutes each day. Let me know how you are going so we can spread the enthusiasm.
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