Important Notices

Important notices for all families.

Balgo VCAL Immersion – Donations wanted

For the second year running 10 VCAL students, led by VCAL Coordinator Mr Tim Hogan and accompanied by Materials Technician Mr David Murray and Maintenance Officer Mr Tom Buick, will be going to Luurnpa Catholic School at Balgo Hills in Western Australia. On this occasion they will carry out identified maintenance tasks over seven days at the request of the new principal.

The school has also requested various items for the use of the children at Luurnpa. If you have any of the following items in good order or new but no longer needed please contact Michael Bohan, College Property Manager, on 0439 172 465 ( to arrange for handover/storage at the College until the team set off. Items needed include:

  • second hand clothes for boys and girls aged 4 – 15
  • toys/board games for the younger classes
  • sports equipment
  • books for the students to take home
  • bathers (board shorts, one piece for the girls) and towels
  • basic toiletries (soap etc.).

Any donations would be very much appreciated by the Balgo Hills community.


Balgo Team

Time and Space for Mothers and Sons

De La Salle College is delighted to offer you an opportunity to experience a lifetime memory with your son at the annual ‘Mother and Son’ Evening.
This innovative single evening program is part of some special transition events that we offer our Year 7 students and it is happening here in our school
community on the evening of Monday 23 May. Click here for more information or to register. 

Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend

Invest in your most precious asset… your marriage!

Forget life’s tensions and interruptions and rekindle the closeness, intimacy, love and romance that brought you together. Recharge your relationship batteries and explore the precious nature of your marriage, allowing you both to share your feelings, hopes and dreams with each other in ways that normal, daily living tends to inhibit.

There is no group sharing. Couples and a priest present for the weekend. It is based around Catholic values but couples of all faiths are welcome.

2016 Melbourne weekend dates : 17–19 June, 19–21 Aug, 11–13 Nov 

Starts 7pm on Friday. Ends 5pm Sunday. Accommodation and all meals provided.

Information/Bookings: PH: Marianne & Marcel (03) 9733 0997 Email:


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