In The Swim
21 Mar 2016
“It takes time to get back into the school routines after holidays”, said Teone Fava a Year 8 student at Emmaus Catholic College at Kemps Creek. Teone’s comment was made as she discussed the College’s swimming carnival. “It’s always held very soon after we return to school after the long summer holiday”, she explained, “so it gives us a great chance to get together with our House members, students from other years and our teachers”.
Teone enjoys swimming all year round both with school and with a swimming club. She was very successful at the Emmaus carnival in the 50metre breaststroke and butterfly. Having participated in competitive swimming for the past three years, Teone is used to regular training and dedicated to improving strokes. “I like competing”, she said, “but my aim is to continue enjoying my swimming and keeping fit”. Matthew Aston-Brien was another successful competitor at the Emmaus event. A Year 10 student, he was first in both 50 metre backstroke and freestyle in the Under 16 events.
“I’ve also taken part in the NSW All Schools Swimming Competitions”, he said, “and like Teone, I enjoy the challenge of competing. Regular training is essential though, and I find it really takes a lot of self-discipline to keep it up. I do training through all seasons and I’m sure that keeps up my fitness level”.
Matthew also plays soccer, “so with training for that, weekly games in the soccer season, swimming and school work, it really keeps me busy”.
Teone and Matthew agreed that the College supports individuals and teams to the maximum. “We are encouraged and helped before and during events and competitions” said Matthew, “and always given awards if we have had success which inspires us to continue and gives pleasure to our parents”, concluded Teone.
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