All the latest from St Jude’s + 2015 Graduation announcement

Hi Everyone,

I hope you’re well. I want to say a very special thank you to everyone who hosted me or came along to an event while I was in Australia. It was such a great month and a fantastic opportunity to say ‘thank you’ to you all. Kim is still on the road – almost touching down on every continent to meet up with supporters all over the world. Go Kim!

I’m happy to be sharing this jam packed newsletter with you. Highlights include:

  •          Update on our Make Your Mark Appeal
  •          4th Annual Science Fair
  •         Fundraising Highlights
  •         Medical Checks
  •         National Writing Competition Winners and more. 


I’m also absolutely thrilled to announce the date for our very first graduation which will be on 30 May 2015. This will be our first graduating class so you can imagine what a big celebration this will be. Please save the date and stay tuned for details on our special Graduation Tour that we will be running from end of May to mid-June. If you would like to email me to express your interest, please just reply to this email.

Happy reading!


Click here to view the newsletter or on the link below. 


Here is the final issue of the District Alumni Leaders Bulletin for the 2013-14 Rotary year. This newsletter provides information such as alumni updates, relevant articles, important deadlines, upcoming events, and much more.

We also ask that you take a few moments to complete the District Alumni Leaders Survey. Your feedback from the survey will help us improve our support to district Rotary Foundation chairs, district grants subcommittee chairs, and district alumni subcommittee chairs. We thank you in advance for your participation.

Please feel free to share the bulletin and survey with district leaders and others that you feel would benefit from the information. We highly encourage you to keep us informed during the year about your alumni work and relevant information that you would like to see included in the newsletter. We also welcome your comments and suggestions.

Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions or concerns that may arise.


Rotary Alumni Relations Team

Rotary weekly – 18 April 2014 | A roundup of Rotary news

Moving doctor’s office rescues women from breast cancer

Through a global grant, Rotary members in India are fighting disease and raising breast cancer awareness with a mobile lab that brings mammography services right to women’s doorsteps. The project is an example of how you can work sustainability and training into a global grant involving a vehicle. Read more and follow these links for other examples of Rotary members working to prevent disease.

Paralympian Dennis Ogbe defies paralysis

At age three, Dennis Ogbe contracted malaria, and while receiving treatment at a clinic near his home in rural Nigeria, he became infected with the poliovirus. Now a U.S. citizen, Ogbe has made a name for himself in the international Paralympic community. Read his conversation with The Rotarian, and learn more about our efforts to eradicate polio.

Fun, Fellowship and Service in Sydney!

Significant Believing: Exactly what a Individuality

Significant Believing: Exactly what a Individuality

This learner-structured endeavor sequence is made to physical exercise all four tongue-qualifications and motivate both of these serious planning and personal-reflection. Individuals brainstorm for vocabulary based on character traits and aspects, watch a concise online video media section involving some kind of issue and consist of character types with assorted personas, talk about the difficulty and attractive/unattractive people, create a short essay around a personality they appreciate/dislike, and browse and respond to each individual other’s essays. This exercise was made for first and foremost-twelve months no-Language majors enrolled in a compelled university or college EFL instruction, but tend to supply in other practicing contexts.

Supplies VCR and fast movie excerpt of picture, television dilemma, cartoon, and the like. (needs to include a situation or debatable theme and interaction concerning a couple of character types, all developing specific individualities or features), The english language or bilingual dictionaries.

Course of treatment Trainees discuss for as lots of character traits or attributes as you possibly can.Discover More English language or bilingual dictionaries are permitted only subsequent to students have named up all famous language.

In sets or minimal sets, this extensive number is classified into favorable, pessimistic or simple characteristics or properties and young people look into examples from along with their loved ones subscibers, friends and family and TV or film character.

The tutor contributes articles in the labels of people who appear in the video clip. Classmates watch the recording clip and notice characteristics or capabilities for all the personas.

Simple groups sum up the measures or happenings involved in the video recording and review information on qualities and attributes. Discussion are able to go on to personalised personal preferences that can be supported with ideas and obvious reasoning.

Singularly, learners pick one character who they adore, honor and choose to copy. Then they jot down a short essay outlining what the heck is charming about that characteristics and which elements they would like to strengthen or acquire and why. On the other hand, they are able to pick a nature they feel has harmful features or components and write about why they wouldn’t care to replicate them.

Subsequent to peer overview, coming up with seminars and revision, these essays would be circulated within the home for open public reviewing and collectively limited right type reference point.

End results or Shows Main outcome are likely to be learner ready essays detailing aspects or character traits they hope to imitate or steer clear of. Back again, these is submitted to the living room for general population monitoring and in the end bound collectively like a lesson reference point. On the other hand, the discussions might also want to can help college students see multiple viewpoints and push it to make clear their options and views somewhat more totally. This chain must provide chance to follow all of the five vernacular expertise and commence imagining a little more deeply regarding their have possession of personas and properties as well as folks who they would like to imitate. In addition, i really hope people will listen diligently to the partners and commence building up open public discussing skill-sets which includes group and persuasion.

Analysis Assessment of classmates is based specifically on observation notices together with completed essay in addition to all drafts. Perfectly, the coach can utilize this activities to build up on earlier classes and stick to it up frequently to enjoy giving options.