29 Apr 2016
The population which comprises the community of Emmaus Catholic College at
Kemps Creek is diverse in ethnic backgrounds, culture and age.
All came together for positive experiences throughout Harmony Week in March.
A mufti fundraiser gold coin day resulted in strong support by staff and students.
Mrs Briony Mowbray, REC explained “the purpose of the day was to support
work being done in the area of the Philippines where a recent cyclone caused
widespread destruction. Money raised will assist the Emmaus World Youth Day
students who will be painting, gardening and building while in the Philippines”.
An annual highlight of Harmony Week at Emmaus is the soccer contest between
students and staff. Mrs Kayla Hely, Head of Sport, reported that “it was great fun
and the victorious student team deserved their victory,” Kayla considers
“sportsmanship and harmony go hand in hand. Healthy rivalries in school sport
release tensions and develop the spirit of fair play with respect for the rules of
As well as the Harmony Cup, Emmaus students also play each year for a House
Cup. “I think it’s great to see loyalty to their Houses demonstrated by the
students,” said Kayla, “and I think at Emmaus we are developing young people
with the maturity to celebrate cultural differences and respect diverse cultures.”
Already new activities are being put forward for consideration in future
Harmony Day activities.
20 Sep 2022
Join us as we farewell our Year 12 students! We are livestreaming the Year 12 Graduation Mass from 12pm tomorrow. Watch from our YouTube Channel with our link provided tomorrow morning.
20 Sep 2022
Join us as we farewell our Year 12 students! We are livestreaming the Year 12 Graduation Mass from 12pm tomorrow. Watch from our YouTube Channel with our link provided tomorrow morning. #hsc #graduation https://t.co/WB760VpF9a
08 Sep 2022
Penrith Valley Sports Foundation holds its coveted annual awards night - One of Penrith’s most inspirational athletes, Cranebrook teen Layla Sharp was crowned PVSF All Abilities Award winner for 2022.
04 Sep 2022
Happy Father's Day to all the families in our Emmaus Community! Year 11 spent some time creating Father's Day cards and our Library Staff created a wall of hilarious Dad Jokes provided by our staff!
02 Sep 2022
Twenty-eight outstanding young leaders from secondary schools across the Catholic Diocese of Parramatta were recently recognised by Bishop Vincent Long at the annual Bishop’s Awards for Student Excellence.
02 Sep 2022
Year 11 Standard English were blessed to have J. C. Burke, Australian Author of the novel they are currently studying speak to them before they write a response about the novel in the Yearly Examination