Mount Waverley Secondary College
COLLEGE PRINCIPAL’S REPORT

COLLEGE PRINCIPAL’S REPORT

  COLLEGE PRINCIPAL’S REPORT   Mount Waverley Secondary College is The Place to Visit Last week we were visited by another International delegation, this time from Thailand. The delegation of nine educators included teachers, principals and administrators who are completing a one month course at Deakin University as part of the Doctorate course they undertake in Thailand at University. The delegation …

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Senior Campus Principal’s Report

Senior Campus Principal’s Report

Senior Campus Principal’s Report   Exams and Assessment Term Two is a very busy time on the senior campus; students are completing assessments and preparing for exams which are coming up in a few weeks. It can be a stressful time for students and teachers and the subschool teams are providing advice and information on strategies to assist students. If …

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Mr Ian Macleod

Junior Campus Principal’s Report

Junior Campus Principal’s Report This term is progressing well with students working well in the classroom as we start to approach a busy assessment period leading up to report writing. Students have also been active in a range of activities outside the classroom. da Vinci Decathlon Friday 6 May saw a group of Year 7 students representing the college in …

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Student Leadership Update

Student Leadership Update

  Student Leadership Update   Rotary’s MUNA Competition Year 11 students Cher Xu, Athaya Anaduta, Neha Salahuddin, Janan Shareef, Nazim Djoudi and Dylan Sponder competed in the 2016 MUNA Competition at Parliament House on 30 April to 1 May. Eighty-two students from schools all over Melbourne took part in the competition, with each team of two representing one of 41 countries …

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Year 12 Awards

Year 12 Awards

  Senior School Report   Year 12 Awards   This year we have introduced new awards to recognise the achievements of our Year 12 students in a number of different ways.   Congratulations to all the Award winners:   Community Citizenship Award This award recognises students who are reliable and work effectively, both independently and with others. They consistently contribute …

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Careers Update

Careers Update Year 11 On Friday 6 May it was exciting to have our staff accompany the Year 11 students during the annual VCE and Careers Expo 2016 at Caulfield Racecourse, being the second time we have attended such an event. Students attended lectures about specific VCE subjects to help improve their knowledge and skills and hearing information from a …

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College Captain's Report

College Captain's Report     ROTARY ANZAC SERVICE Nine Year 12 Student Leaders attended the Rotary Anzac Service on Tuesday 19 April. To honor those who have sacrificed their lives in service of our country, we laid a wreath on behalf of the college. Thank you to Year 12 Coordinator Mrs Linda Crook for accompanying us to the service.   …

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Camps, Sports and Excursions Fund (CSEF) reminder

Camps, Sports and Excursions Fund (CSEF) reminder   Applications close 3 June.       8_CSEF-reminder-to-parents.pdf  

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International Day of Immunology

International Day of Immunology - “Your Body at War” at GTAC   To celebrate the International Day of Immunology on the 29 April, six Biology Unit 3/4 students - Catherine, Emily, Fiona, Susan, Peije and I - along with Miss Kelly had the privilege of representing our college at a special event hosted by the Gene Technology Access Centre (GTAC) …

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MUNA Report

  The Model United Nations was absolutely magnificent! We all met up at the Victorian Parliament House at 8am on Saturday 30 April. Janan and Neha were representing Iraq, Dylan and I was representing North Korea/DPRK, and Cher Xu and Athaya Anaduta represented our proud land down under - Australia. We went in for a wonderful breakfast. I'd like to …

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BrainSTEM Project at Swinburne University

Project at Swinburne University   At the end of April, we were given an opportunity to go to Swinburne University to take part in a program called BrainSTEM. BrainSTEM is a program designed for students from Years 9 to 11, providing an opportunity to work with supervisors from Swinburne University in order to get a better understanding of STEM careers …

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Please help save our unicorn!

Please help save our unicorn! The iconic unicorn statue that used to reside on the front of the Senior Campus reception building needs a new home. It is too heavy to return to its original wall so we would like to build a feature wall near the Lechte Road entrance. To do this we need your help by either purchasing …

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RESOURCE CENTRE NEWS

RESOURCE CENTRE NEWS   Premier’s Reading Challenge We have 66 students from Years 7-10 already registered, and 222 books already read!! It is not too late for you to join. Just read 15 books by the end of August to complete the challenge. You will receive a certificate from the Premier of Victoria and your name in the Honours Roll …

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Snowy River Camp Update

Snowy River Camp Update   My name is Nikolia Locke and I am currently attending the Snowy River Camp, School for Student Leadership. I have had an amazing first few weeks and have already learnt so much. At first, it felt strange being here and going to bed 10 meters away from your classroom, but now I feel comfortable in …

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COMMUNITY NEWS

Pinewood Community Bank – Personal Loan & Credit Card Promotion! Pinewood Community Bank thrive on giving back to the local schools in the community, as a special monthly promotion for the local schools. We are waiving the application fee of $150.00 when you apply for a personal loan with us and waiving the $10.00 fee to personalise your credit card …

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Working Bee with MWSC logo

Working Bee - this Sunday 9-12 @ Senior Campus

We would love to see as many people as possible - this Sunday 15 May to help with maintaining the grounds at the Senior Campus. Jobs on the day include: planting new trees and shrubs general gardening and weeding spreading mulch   Parents are encouraged to bring along shovels, rakes and brooms as well as gardening gloves and a hat. …

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K WADE reduced

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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MCL_2

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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CAJ

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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