Mount Waverley Secondary College
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COLLEGE PRINCIPAL’S REPORT

  COLLEGE PRINCIPAL’S REPORT       NAPLAN Success The Australian Curriculum Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) has informed me that our college demonstrated substantially above average gain in our Numeracy NAPLAN results from Year 7 to Year 9. Congratulations to our Maths teachers and our Year 9 students on achieving this great result.   Clean Up Australia Day On …

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CAJ

Senior Campus Principal’s Report

  News from the Senior Campus Principal   Student Leadership in action As the college community is aware we have a proactive group of student leaders across the college. I invite you to read the Student Leadership News and also the College Captains’ Report for all the details of their activities.     Student/Parent/Teacher Conferences – 17 March Thank you …

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Junior Campus Principal’s Report

News from the Junior Campus   Junior School Leadership A Junior Campus assembly was held on Friday 4 March to hear from our prospective Junior Campus Captains. The quality of the speeches was outstanding with all candidates having prepared well and thought carefully about how they can contribute to the college as a student leader.   It is with great …

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SHEEHAN Matt

Middle School News

Middle School News   What an incredibly busy start to the year it has been for our Middle School students! Our Year 9 students have settled in seamlessly to the Senior Campus; finding their way around the grounds and handling their classes with aplomb. Orientation Day last December seems so long ago. Now the nervous anticipation and excitement of the …

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STUDENT LEADERSHIP UPDATE

Student Leadership Update   The Senior Campus Student Leaders have been busy working together to organise a range of events and activities for Cultural Diversity Week (12-20 March), National Close the Gap Day (17 March), National Day against Bullying and Violence (18 March) and Harmony Day (21 March). Please take the time to read the College Captains’ report for more …

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Teach the Teacher + MWNPS

NEWS FROM THE COLLEGE CAPTAINS

JUNIOR SCHOOL STUDENT LEADERSHIP   Over the last few weeks, the Deputy College Captains joined us in the selection process for the Junior School Student Leaders; reading written applications and conducting interviews. This allowed the applicants to see that student leadership at the college is student run and student led for students. The calibre of the applications was outstanding, which …

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Waverley District Swimming first time first

Sports News

WAVERLEY DIVISION SWIMMING CARNIVAL - WINNERS Thursday 3 March saw our swim team travel to the newly built Aquanation at Ringwood for the District Swimming Sports. In what was a memorable day for the college as it is with great joy that we announce for the first time in many years, Mount Waverley Secondary College took out the Waverley Division …

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Maths

Maths help for Years 9 and 10

Does your child need help with maths? If your child is struggling with maths, the Senior School Student Leaders are available to assist Years 9 and 10 students in Term 2. Day: Thursdays Time: After school – 3.00pm to 4.00pm Venue: Senior Campus Library For more information please email ree@mwsc.vic.edu.au     Mrs Amanda Sfindilis Reed Teacher & Learning Leader …

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KAM0018 Kamalinee KAMALAKARAN

Congratulations

Congratulations!   Spellmasters Australia applauds Kamalinee Kamalakaran of Mount Waverley Secondary College for achieving first place in the Senior Division of the 2016 Round 2 competition. On Sunday 6 March, Kamalinee won the first place Macquarie Dictionary prize, a $50 voucher and earned a place in the Senior Grand final at the end of the year.       Mrs …

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Careers

Year 10 Work Experience – Frequently asked questions

  Year 10 Work Experience – Frequently asked questions   Question Where can my student locate written advice on obtaining work experience including lists of potential employers, how to do the Safe at Work procedures, resumes? Answer Students have access to the college intranet and on the careers tab they can locate a page titled Work experience and resumes and …

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Fiji fundraiser

Cyclone Winston - Fiji Fundraiser

Cyclone Winston - Fiji Fundraiser   A fundraising effort was held during the first week of March to collect much needed items for the victims of Cyclone Winston. This was to help support the not-for-profit organisation, Island Breeze. The items will be shipped to Ovalau Island and distributed to affected villages by representatives from Island Breeze. Staff and students on …

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UGANDA

UGANDA CRAFT PROJECT

Uganda Craft Project   From 4-11 March, our Year 12 Prefects sold raffle tickets in support of a woman named Rachelle Dowzer-Hayne. At only 24 years old, Rachelle has worked in Western Uganda for 7 months with different communities and NGOs, such as Caritas and NET, and began a small craft project within a parish to provide income to students …

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BOONYUEN Charlene

2016 MWSC Production News

Production News   Earlier this term, the production team set up a competition for Year 11 Visual Communication students to create a poster for our show, ‘Beauty and the Beast’.   Congratulations to Charlene Boonyuen for creating an amazing poster. Most of her work on this poster is hand drawn and embellished with colour on photoshop. Charlene received a $100 …

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COLLEGE PRINCIPAL’S REPORT

COLLEGE PRINCIPAL’S REPORT

College Council Congratulations to our new members who were successful in their nominations for College Council for the term March 2016 to February 2018. They will join our other parents, staff and community representatives on our College Council with the first meeting of the new council to be held on 17 March. 2016 Parent Members are: Mr Russell Bunce Mr …

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News from Senior Campus Principal

News from Senior Campus Principal

University of Melbourne Network of Schools (UMNOS) I am working as the Success Coordinator for the network in conjunction with the University of Melbourne. I have attended two seminars this term and the focus is on using data to improve student outcomes and working on common educational issues. During the year the college will develop a more specific project and …

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News from Junior Campus Principal

News from Junior Campus Principal

PFA Year 7 Welcome Picnic The Year 7 Welcome Picnic run by the PFA was held on Tuesday 16 February at the Junior Campus. With parents talking over dinner and meeting other families from that year level the night was a great success. It was also pleasing to see groups of students playing on the oval and basketball courts over …

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News from Student Leadership team at MWSC

News from Student Leadership team at MWSC

  Lions Youth of the Year Competition On Wednesday 24 February, College Captains Liz Chiem and Chester Ngan along with Deputy Captain Shivani Thiyagarajah, competed in the Lions Youth of the Year (YOTY) competition. Each competitor completed a written application at the end of last year, and recently they were visited at their homes and interviewed by a panel of …

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Monash Science experience

Monash Science experience

Monash Science experience On Tuesday, 19 January 2016, sixty students, all eager and passionate about science, gathered in Monash University to be greeted by the enthusiastic volunteers from the Young Scientists of Australia. The students were divided into groups and were introduced to their leaders, whom they would spend the following three days with, exploring the world of science. The …

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Careers Update

Careers Update

Work Experience Program – Year 10   Families are reminded that all Year 10 students are expected to participate in the compulsory annual work experience program. This year, the work experience program occurs between Monday 30 May and Friday 3 June. All Work Experience Arrangement forms are to be handed in at the Careers office by Friday 15 April. We …

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Year 10 Camp

Year 10 Camp

A fantastic Phillip Island Camp! On Wednesday 10 February, the Year 10 cohort (including myself) arrived at school, laden with luggage and anticipating the few adventure filled days away from home and homework ahead of us. For the first time since Year 7, our entire year level of over 300 students would all be on camp at the same time …

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