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COLLEGE PRINICPAL’S REPORT

  COLLEGE PRINICPAL’S REPORT   Mount Waverley Heights Primary School Launch Mr Ian MacLeod (Junior Campus Principal) and I had the privilege of attending the launch of Mount Waverley Heights Primary School (formerly Sussex Heights PS) on Friday 15 April. We were taken on tour by lovely students and were made to feel extremely welcome. After the official opening the …

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Junior Campus Principal’s Report

Junior Campus Principal’s Report Open Day 2016 - What a success! The College Open Day and Open Night on Wednesday 20 April was a huge success with large numbers attending tours throughout the course of the day and evening on both campuses.   With well over 300 prospective parents and students touring the Junior and Senior Campuses this shows a …

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Senior Campus Principal’s Report

Senior Campus Principal’s Report   Student progress and end of semester exams This term is always a busy one for students and teachers alike. Exams will take place for students in Years 9 to 11 during Weeks 7 to 9. Timetables are being developed and students will receive this information shortly. Teachers are assisting students in completing the class and …

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ADVANTAGES OF USING SOCIAL MEDIA TECHNOLOGIES

ADVANTAGES OF USING SOCIAL MEDIA TECHNOLOGIES   Socialisation and Communication Social Media sites allow students to accomplish online many of the tasks that are important to them offline: staying connected with friends and family, making new friends, sharing pictures and exchanging ideas, and completing school work via collaborative technologies such as Google Apps. Social media participation can offer adolescents deeper …

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Student Leadership Update

Student Leadership Update   City of Monash All Schools Leadership Program Year 10 students Leah and Alex have been selected to attend the 2016 City of Monash All Schools Leadership Program from 2-6 May. This program is a much anticipated annual event run by the Monash Council’s Youth and Family Services team (MYFS). Each year, every secondary school in Monash …

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Student Leadership - Close the Gap & Cystic Fibrosis

Close the Gap Day at MWSC! Believe it or not, the ‘gap’ is closing! It may not be diminishing at the scale we want it to but it’s still closing! By the ‘gap’ I mean the health and education gap that exists between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians, where Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people can expect to live 10–17 years …

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Student Leadership - 2016 UBS Young Women's Leadership Academy

2016 UBS Young Women’s Leadership Academy   Over the week of 11-15 April, I was fortunate enough to participate in the 2016 UBS Young Women’s Leadership Academy with 49 other girls across Victoria, NSW and ACT. Held at the Women’s College within the University of Sydney, it was a spectacular week full of seminars and workshops designed to teach and …

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MWSC 2016 Production - Beauty and the Beast

Ticket sales for the 2016 production of 'Beauty and the Beast' are now open.     Don't be disappointed - book now!     http://www.whitehorsecentre.com.au/www.whitehorsecentre.com.au/Disneys-Beauty-and-The-Beast.html

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Careers

Careers News

Careers News   Our Career Practitioners have all recently obtained qualifications in Careers Education through a scholarship granted by the Department of Education and Training. Their courses are all accredited by the Careers Education Association of Victoria. The Careers team works with sub schools in supporting programs and students. Please encourage students to visit the Careers room during recess and …

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PFA Secondhand Shop Opening Times - Term 2

Parents’ and Friends’ Association (PFA) Shop – Term 2 dates   The PFA Shop will be open during Term 2 on the following days and times: Wednesday 27 April 9.30am to 11.30am Wednesday 11 May 9.30am to 11.30am Wednesday 25 May 9.30am to 11.30am Wednesday 8 June 9.30am to 11.30am Wednesday 22 June 9.30am to 11.30am   Do you need …

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Books

Community Information

What’s better than a good cup of coffee? Answer: A good book to read with it.   For less than the price of a cup of coffee the Lions Club of Wheelers Hill have just the book for you to buy at their Second Hand Book Sale at Blackflat Community Centre, cnr Springvale & Waverley Roads, Glen Waverley on 14-15 …

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COLLEGE PRINICPAL’S REPORT

COLLEGE PRINICPAL’S REPORT   I hope everyone had a relaxing and enjoyable holiday. I am excited to have completed one year’s service as your principal at Mount Waverley Secondary College. It is inspiring for me to be part of a learning community where teachers and students are passionate about doing their best and join together as a supportive team to …

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Junior Campus Principal’s Report

Junior Campus Principal’s Report   Welcome back to all students and parents to our second term of learning for the year. This term always proves to be a busy term with sport, production rehearsals and NAPLAN to name a few of the things that will be happening across this term. Towards the latter part of the term students will receive …

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Senior Campus Principal’s Report

Senior Campus Principal’s Report   Welcome back to a busy term two! This term is an important one where students in Years 9 to 11 are involved in semester exams as well as other class assessments.   Uniform – changeover The winter uniform should be worn by students from week three this term. Any students not in correct uniform should …

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MIDDLE SCHOOL NEWS

Middle School News The Middle School team would like to welcome back all Year 9 and 10 students to Term 2. We hope that you are returning to school refreshed and re-energised in preparation for a big term. This term is sure to be a very busy and exciting one. At this point the Year 10s are well into the …

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Student Leadership Update

Student Leadership Update - lots of news - lots of activity   CYSTIC FIBROSIS VICTORIA LEADERSHIP CAMP   Year 10s Jason Zhao, Hannah Withington, Tiffany Yang, Elliot Storey and Elysia Zickert, and Year 11 Neha Salahuddin, attended the second annual Cystic Fibrosis Leadership Camp on 18-20 March. They participated in leadership activities and listened to guest speakers who talked about …

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Production Term 1 Update

PRODUCTION - Term 1 Update

        You are invited to view all the news on or upcoming production. Ticket Sales Costumes / props Social Media Open Day rehearsals Poster Term-1-Production-Update.pdf   Ms Estella Lumb  Production Director

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Term 1 Intermediate and Senior Sports Report

Term 1 Intermediate and Senior Sports Report   Swimming Following on from the slightly wet but very enjoyable House Swimming Carnival, we sent a very strong college swim team to the Waverley Division Carnival full of high hopes. Needless to say, the results were beyond our expectations. For the first time in 15 years, Mount Waverley was crowned Waverley Division …

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DESIGN COMPETITION

Design competition at the Senior Campus   A variety of Middle School and Senior School classes have participated in the ‘So You Think You Can Design Week’ held 21-24 March. Students completed the work in class over a period of 90 minutes. The competition involved students designing to a set brief. Students have the option of working manually with a …

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REPORTS FROM OUR MINAMI EXCHANGE STUDENTS

Enjoy reading these reports from our Minami Exchange students   I visited many beautiful places in Melbourne. The moment I arrived here, I came to like here. Especially I like to go to the city, so I've been there so many times I can't count. I have a lot of memories there. I went there on Australia Day, White Night …

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