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Encyclopedia > Chevalier College
Chevalier College
Motto Fortes in Fide
'Strong in Faith'
Established 1946
Type Independent co-educational secondary
Affiliations Roman Catholic, Sacred Heart, ISA
Headmaster Mr. Fred Stubenrauch
Chaplain Fr Terry Herbert
Students 1200
Grades 7–12
Location Bowral, NSW, Australia
Campus 104 acres
Colours Blue & Maroon           
Website www.chevalier.nsw.edu.au

Chevalier College is a Catholic co-educational school in Bowral, New South Wales conducted by the priests and brothers of the international religious order, the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart (M.S.C.). It is a member of the Independent Schools Association (ISA). Image File history File links Chevalierlogo. ... For other uses, see Motto (disambiguation). ... Educational institutions are often categorised along several dimensions. ... The Roman Catholic Church, most often spoken of simply as the Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with over one billion members. ... Missionaries of the Sacred Heart is a Roman Catholic missionary order founded in 1854 by French priest Jules Chevalier. ... The Independent Schools Association is a grouping of schools primarily based in Sydney, Australia, for the purposes of sporting competition. ... Bowral Station Bowral is a town located in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales, Australia, in Wingecarribee Shire. ... “NSW” redirects here. ... The Universitätscampus Wien, Austria ( details) Campus (plural: campuses) is derived from the (identical) Latin word for field or open space. English gets the words camp and campus from this origin. ... School colors are the colors chosen by a school to represent it on uniforms and other items of identification. ... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos or other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML... Coeducation is the integrated education of men and women. ... Bowral Station Bowral is a town located in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales, Australia, in Wingecarribee Shire. ... Missionaries of the Sacred Heart is a Roman Catholic missionary order founded in 1854 by French priest Jules Chevalier. ... The Independent Schools Association is a grouping of schools primarily based in Sydney, Australia, for the purposes of sporting competition. ...

Contents

Current and past students and staff

A group of students from Chevalier College have created the webpage http://chev.tk in 2006 in order to promote continued peer relationships and provide a network through which to find old Chevalier friends. This group, Chevalier College Students and Friends, also aims to provide Year Ten, Eleven and Twelve Chevalier students with discussion sessions about the workforce after school, TAFE and tertiary studies through citing personal experiences from members of the group. There is also a Forum for those members interested in meeting other Chevalier Students and discussing important issues in, outside and beyond Chevalier.


Mission statement

In the caring spirit of the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart, Chevalier College provides excellence in Catholic education in an environment which encourages both staff and students to deepen their faith in a loving God and develop their talents and full potential as joyful, intelligent, compassionate and socially conscious people.


Chevalier College embodies:

  • Growth in Faith through as extensive Religious education programme and a rich liturgical life.
  • Personal development through a strong pastoral care and youth ministry programme, quality teaching and the recognition of each individual's uniqueness and giftedness.
  • Intellectual progress by challenging each individual to achieve his or her best within a wide and varied curriculum.
  • Physical development through high endeavour in sport and other outdoor activities.
  • Cultural awareness by embracing the profound influence of the Arts and other related activities that have moulded our society.
  • Social development by interaction with other members of the community and by the challenge to share goods and talents.

Notable alumni

Academic

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Politics and the Law

  • John Fahey - Former premier of NSW and federal Finance Minister [2]

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Sport

Rugby Union


Rugby is a major sport at "Chev", which the boys compete in quite regularly. The competition in which they compete is called "ISA Division 1". They compete against such schools as ;


St Stanislaus, Kinross Wolaroi, St Pat's Strathfield, Newington College, St Andrews, St Augustine's and Oakhill


Rugby at Chev has been going strong for 60-odd years, and only now is beginning to wane due to strong Rugby League and Soccer influences throughout the Southern Highlands.

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References

  1. ^ "NSW Rhodes Scholars" — University of Sydney list, (retrieved 16 April 2007)
  2. ^ a b Crikey.com.au: Famous alumni on Latham's hit list (accessed:26-04-2006)

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Further reading

Several past students from Chevalier College have set up webpages relating to Chevalier. Currently several are known:


1. Chevalier College Students and Friends For past and present students and staff, with a photo gallery, forum and a 'next meet up' or reunion feature.


2. Sunny's Chevalier College Sub-Home Page For links to other Chevalier related sites (including past events).


3. Forty Years Later A personal story about Chevalier College in 1959 by Denis Strangman. Photos from the past and a wonderful narrative about a period in Chevalier when 30-strong cohorts were common.


4. Chev 96 For 1996 graduates from Chevalier College. An forums, photos and 'meet ups' are often arranged here.


See also

  • List of Non-Government schools in New South Wales

External links

  • Chevalier College website
  • Chevalier College Students and Friends website

 
 

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