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2019 Becoming M.O.R.E.

Watch the 2019 Becoming M.O.R.E. video Listen to the 2019 Becoming M.O.R.E. podcast St Thomas More College, Sunnybank, have developed the Becoming M.O.R.E. Program. This program is designed to help high achieving Year-11 students who are university bound to enrich their experience of senior secondary education and maximise their knowledge, understanding, and appreciation of the profession they are interested in ...

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Welcome to Term Two – New Car Park

Les Conroy

St Thomas More College (STMC), Sunnybank Principal, Les Conroy has welcomed parents and students to Term Two with details about the new car park and drop off/pick up set to commence construction. “The car park is an important investment for the STMC community on many levels,” Principal Conroy said in the video above. “We’ve had much discussion with the Brisbane ...

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Student on Lord Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council

St Thomas More College, Sunnybank Year 11 student, Hayden Boyle participated in the Brisbane Lord Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council last year. The advisory council is made up of Year 10 students from a range of schools that look at ways to make Brisbane better for youth. Hayden reflected on his time being involved in the group. “I would definitely recommend ...

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Students Lift Off with Drone Technology

St Thomas More College (STMC), Sunnybank launched its drone racing club with the aim to engage students and equip them with skills of the future. College Principal, Les Conroy explained the processes and benefits of the initiative. “Today, they had the challenge of starting the drones up, connecting them to their phones, getting some small element of control,” Principal Conroy ...

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Welcome to the 2019 School Year

Les Conroy

St Thomas More College, Sunnybank is looking to an innovative future to ensure students are best placed for their future when they graduate. Principal Les Conroy outlined his vision for the 2019 school year and also mentioned exploring an e-sports initiative. “On top of our academic curriculum, we’ll be exploring e-sports, and we’re pretty excited about that,” Principal Les Conroy ...

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Det Senior Sergeant Richard Lacey Talks About How to ‘Do More’

Australian Police Medal (APM) and former St Thomas More College (STMC) student, Detective Senior Sergeant Richard Lacey recently spoke at a Becoming More event. The Detective Senior Sergeant talked about what he loved about his police job and how he achieved success. “I’ve been fortunate enough to do the National Counter-terrorism course for negotiations and that sort of stuff, which ...

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Welcome Back to Term Four

Les Conroy

St Thomas More College (STMC), Sunnybank Principal, Les Conroy has delivered a welcome back message with an emphasis on making the most of what’s left of the schooling year. “We’d ask them (students) to maintain their focus, maintain their study, and to work hard all the way through to the end,” Principal Conroy said in the video above. Future events ...

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STMC News – Musical Edition 2018

In this news edition, come behind the scenes of the recent college musical, Little Shop of Horrors. Video Transcript: Speaker 1: This year bumper crowds flocked in to see the Saint Thomas Moore College musical, Little Shop of Horrors. Speaker 2: A colossal effort from all those involved, the musical brought together staff, students, and community members as they delivered ...

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