Important Notices

Lasallian Zeal Awards

The Achievement and Recognition Policy – Lasallian Zeal aims to enhance the positive learning community whereby students feel respected and valued. It seeks to affirm and develop positive learning behaviours. The Achievement and Recognition Policy – Lasallian Zeal encourages students to set higher goals for themselves and to achieve their personal best. Motivation to learn is dramatically impacted by being successful.

The five Core Lasallian Principles encompass the categories of achievement and recognition and will be known as Lasallian Zeal. Students will build up nominations over the course of their time at De La Salle College. Students will receive a certificate and a Lasallian Zeal badge in the appropriate colour as described below.

  • Bronze Lasallian Zeal 10 awards in any category
  • Silver Lasallian Zeal 20 awards (10 Bronze Lasallian Zeal plus two in each category)
  • Gold Lasallian Zeal 30 awards (20 Silver Lasallian Zeal plus two in each category)
  • Platinum Lasallian Zeal 40 awards (30 Gold Lasallian Zeal plus two in each category)
Student Name House Year Level Award
Panos Menidis Leo’s Year 12 Bronze
Rodny Garrido Edwin’s Year 12 Bronze
Jackson Reed Mark’s Year 12 Bronze
Amedeo Perri Mark’s Year 12 Bronze
Angus McLean Mark’s Year 12 Bronze
Mitchell Barnett Edwin’s 9 Dunstan Bronze
Adrian Chiera Austin’s 9 Dunstan Bronze
Evan Ferentinos Austin’s 9 Dunstan Bronze
James Francis Leo’s 9 Dunstan Bronze
Harry McAuliffe Austin’s 9 Benilde Bronze
Dean Neaves Mark’s 9 Dunstan Bronze

Jordan Burns, Year 12 — St Austin’s House, received his Bronze Award last week from Austin’s House Coordinator, Mr Shane Mackintosh.

Congratulations to the students who received their Bronze Zeal awards.

Ms Lisa Harkin
Deputy Principal — Students

Photo Permissions for Blue and Gold

There are 26 students who do not have permission to have their photograph included in the Blue and Gold yearbook. An email was sent out to all families whose sons do not have permission to feature in school publications, and we ask parents to please check their emails and confirm if this is their preference by 21 October.

Ms Hermione Gilchrist
Communications Coordinator

New Zealand Tour 2019

New Zealand 2019 expression of interest form is due for Year 9 students by Friday 19 October.

Mr Andrew Clements
Outdoor Education Camps Coordinator

Buy Early and Save on Uniforms!

Get in quick and save, the annual Buy Early Sale ends on Wednesday 31 October 2018! 

Beat the back to school rush and save on a range of selected items, including:

  • Blazers
  • Pullovers
  • Summer Shirts
  • Bags
  • Sportswear

With a painless returns policy, now is the time to plan ahead. Whether your son finds a few extra centimetres over the holiday break or not as many as you’d thought, the Uniform Shop has you covered with free returns and exchanges*. For further details or to book a professional 20-minute uniform fitting please call the Uniform Shop on 03 9576 2678 or by email:

Opening Hours:

Monday 8:30am — 11:30am
Wednesday 8:30am — 11:30am
Friday 12:00pm — 4:00pm

*Terms & Conditions apply. Sale available in-store only. Click here for full Uniform Price List.

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