Parents Hub Articles

  1. Home
  2. /
  3. Parents Hub Articles
What a privilege it is!…

What a privilege it is!…

17 May 2024 Follow my advice, my son; always treasure my commands. Obey my commands and live! Guard my instructions as you guard your own eyes. Tie them on your fingers as a reminder. Write them...

read more
Greater love has no one than this…

Greater love has no one than this…

3 May 2024 “Greater love has no one than this, that one lay down his life for his friends.” Jesus (John 15:13) Welcome back! All too quickly (and for some not quickly enough 😉 the school holidays...

read more
Why High School at RCC?

Why High School at RCC?

1 March 2024 Education the RCC Way... It is not new, our next generations, your children are striving to make sense of their world and their role in it. The difference however, in today’s world, is...

read more
Meet the Teachers Principal’s Address

Meet the Teachers Principal’s Address

19 February 2024 Welcome to RCC. Thank you for coming tonight and investing in this partnership, between staff and parents, it is one of the most critical partnerships in the success of your child’s...

read more
Welcome to 2024!

Welcome to 2024!

2 February 2024 I wonder what you would say if I asked you what freedom means? Would you say: words like liberty, salvation, delivered, pardoned, independence, rescued, unshackled, relief… Maybe...

read more
Jacca Time!

Jacca Time!

30 October 2023 Being an ‘old-skool’ Grafton boy, I love seeing Jacaranda trees in full blossom with a purple carpet underneath, especially silhouetted against a fresh spring sunrise or the imposing...

read more
Doing hard things….

Doing hard things….

13 October 2023 It has to be a thin world surely if you ask for an emblem at every turn, if you cannot see bees arcing and mining the soft decaying galaxies of the laden apricot tree without wanting...

read more
Graduating class of 2023….

Graduating class of 2023….

22 September 2023 Music has power, doesn’t it. It impacts us, don’t you think? When you hear Pharrell Williams “Happy” … you can’t help but cheer up a little What about Baha Men “Who let the dogs...

read more
Birthdays….

Birthdays….

8 September 2023 7 Sleeps! We are getting very excited about next week… 30 strong years and many more to come. Birthdays are funny things aren’t they. Ask a 7-year-old about their birthday and the...

read more
Stories….

Stories….

25 August 2023 I love stories. I love anything that tells them too, especially books.  I have realised, however, I do not love dressing up, nor making costumes. BUT, wow, don’t our kids love...

read more
Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying

26 May 2023 On the 15th of April, I underwent professional development, targeted at Cyberbullying, and learnt how as a school community we can implement preventions and interventions targeted at...

read more
My God is So Big!

My God is So Big!

26 May 2023 For those who went to Sunday school, I am sure you remember the song: My God is so big, so strong and so mighty, there’s nothing my God cannot do? For those who missed out:...

read more
Lest we Forget

Lest we Forget

28 April 2023 Lest We Forget… Thank you. I must say that this time of year is always one that causes me to stop, reflect and be thankful. It may seem trivial to some, but that moment before the...

read more
Parenting with Resilience Part 3 & 4

Parenting with Resilience Part 3 & 4

17 March 2023 Let us hold tightly without wavering to the hope we affirm, for God can be trusted to keep his promise. Let us think of ways to motivate one another to acts of love and good works....

read more
Parenting with Resilience Part 1 & 2

Parenting with Resilience Part 1 & 2

3 March 2023 So teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom. Ps 90:12 As a parent of three teenagers between 13yrs and 16yrs, I know firsthand how hard and long the...

read more
Discipline is for the ones we love

Discipline is for the ones we love

3 February 2023 Discipline is for the ones we love… A warm welcome to our new families and welcome back to those continuing the journey with us. It is a privilege to have you with us. Stephen Covey,...

read more
Principal Celebration Speech 2022

Principal Celebration Speech 2022

Dec 13, 2022 We are no different to well-known symbols. When someone looks at us, they immediately see something. We represent something. We have markers that make people think – oh yeah. If I have...

read more
Perspective Not Formula

Perspective Not Formula

Sep 12, 2022 In our staff devotion time this week one of our teachers suggested that we must learn perspective not a formula. It certainly gave me pause. What does it look like to operate in terms...

read more
Principal’s Address to BCEA AGM

Principal’s Address to BCEA AGM

May 31, 2022 The AGM of our association was held this week where I shared the following vision for RCC.  If you would like more information I would be happy to chat. Many of you have seen our...

read more
RCC Celebration Speech 2021

RCC Celebration Speech 2021

Dec 9, 2021 What do you do when it all gets too hard? Do you start yelling at mum or dad? Do you fight with your brother or sister? Maybe you start to hit stuff or maybe you go quietly to your room...

read more
Enjoy the process

Enjoy the process

Sep 20, 2021 After watching Felipe Toledo, Word Surfing League’s number 3 in the world, win his final play-off under extreme pressure I heard him interviewed and asked how he managed to stay calm...

read more
What’s your favourite moment?

What’s your favourite moment?

Aug 10, 2021 I absolutely love the Olympics, not just to be able to watch the sports that we never get to see (like sport climbing – that was amazing!), but we get to look at life from a different...

read more
Praise the Lord

Praise the Lord

Jul 29, 2021 Without getting too deep into a philosophical conversation, with everything going on around us at the moment, I would like to share with you a thought I had in the middle of the week....

read more
Tribulation

Tribulation

Jun 16, 2021 … We also glory in tribulations, knowing that tribulation produces perseverance; and perseverance, character; and character, hope. Now hope does not disappoint, because the love of God...

read more
Talking to Jesus

Talking to Jesus

 May 26, 2021 I was recently listening to a new song that tells the story of the impact of faithful prayer on one family. It is called Talking to Jesus, by Elevation Worship and Maverick City...

read more
Seize the Day

Seize the Day

 May 12, 2021 Opportunity can take many forms, and often it is the way we choose to see something that enables us to truly make the most of the opportunities before us or run from them. The...

read more
Identity. Purpose. Hope.

Identity. Purpose. Hope.

Mar 29, 2021 Education the RCC Way… In the world our children are inheriting, their sense of hope, purpose and identity are entangled in media driven notions of success, popularity (especially in...

read more