Mount Waverley Secondary College
COLLEGE PRINCIPAL'S REPORT

COLLEGE PRINCIPAL'S REPORT

     COLLEGE PRINCIPAL'S REPORT   VCE Parent Teacher Interviews Thank you to all the students and parents who attended our first VCE parent teacher interviews last Thursday, 21 July. The feedback was very positive on the night and there is no doubt that students appreciate being supported by both the college and their families at this critical stage of …

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SENIOR CAMPUS PRINCIPAL'S REPORT

SENIOR CAMPUS PRINCIPAL'S REPORT

      SENIOR CAMPUS PRINCIPAL’S REPORT     2017 Year 11 Central Australia trip An information evening will be held next Monday 1 August in the theatrette at 7.00pm for interested families. Please read the notice on Compass.   Year 11 Motivational Speaker On Wednesday 13 July our Year 11 students saw a film called ‘The will to fly’ and …

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UPDATE FROM THE JUNIOR CAMPUS PRINCIPAL

UPDATE FROM THE JUNIOR CAMPUS PRINCIPAL

    UPDATE FROM THE JUNIOR CAMPUS PRINCIPAL Welcome back to Term 3 The learning does not stop at the college, students have now settled back into class after the mid year break. As well as a strong focus on learning in each subject area, there is a wide range of activities including House Athletics, Australian Mathematics competition and on 23 …

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NEWS FROM THE MIDDLE SCHOOL

NEWS FROM THE MIDDLE SCHOOL

    NEWS FROM THE MIDDLE SCHOOL   Middle School students have hit the ground running this term. The Year 10 cohort are fresh from a break after the busy period of examinations, work experience and the changeover of semester subjects, while the Year 9 cohort hopefully enjoyed a well-deserved break after their first taste of examinations and the thoroughly enjoyable …

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STUDENT LEADERSHIP UPDATE

STUDENT LEADERSHIP UPDATE

       STUDENT LEADERSHIP UPDATE   Teach the Teacher program This year’s Teach the Teacher team consists of students in Years 10, 11 and 12 who want to work together along with teachers, to improve student-teacher relationships and student outcomes at the college. The 2016 team has already surveyed students in Years 9, 10 and 11. After analysing the …

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UPDATE FROM CAREERS

    UPDATE FROM CAREERS   Term 3 Talks An enthusiastic committee of students is promoting career related talks each week on topics that they feel are interesting and relevant to students. To date we have heard from a banker from the Commonwealth Bank, an engineering student from RMIT, a professional engineer, a teacher who used to play AFL and VETis …

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Fare Share logo

Fare Share excursion with VET Hospitality

  This year our VET Hospitality students, along with Mrs Lyn Luongo and Mrs Deb Munro, worked in the Fare Share kitchens in Abbottsford. The students learnt about food waste and rescue as well as applying their cooking skills in the commercial kitchens, all while making a tangible difference in the community. The Fare Share Schools in the Kitchen program …

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MUSIC NEWS

   MUSIC NEWS   What a semester it has been for the music faculty! Early June saw the culmination of two terms' worth of hard work by Instrumental Music students through their performances at the Soiree Evening series. It was a chance for them to showcase what they have achieved so far to an audience of proud parents and peers, …

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Fin and Harrison 2016 Tange WA

Student Achievements

Student Achievements   On the 6-9 July, during the term holidays, two of our Year 10 students - Harrison Galdes and Fin Paisley-Gunn played in the Ice Hockey Australia Championships held in Perth Western Australia. Representing Victoria in a hard fought competition, the boys came home with the Bronze medal for the 'Syd Tange 18 years and under' competition. Both …

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College Principals' Report

College Principals' Report

    College Principals' Report   Welcome Back Welcome back to Term 3 at Mount Waverley Secondary College. I hope you enjoyed some special time with family and friends over the break.   Senior Campus Assembly    Our first ever Senior Campus assembly took place on the last Wednesday of Term 2. 1200 students and staff gathered in the hall to …

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Senior Campus Principal Report

Senior Campus Principal Report

      Senior Campus Principal Report     VCE Parent Teacher Conferences Educational research has emphasised the importance of feedback that is timely and targeted. In order to assist our VCE students, particularly those completing a Unit 3&4 subject, the college is conducting conferences on Thursday 21 July between 4.00pm and 7.00pm. Parents/carers should have received information and PTO login …

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Update from the Junior Campus Principal

Update from the Junior Campus Principal

    Update from the Junior Campus Principal     Welcome Back for Term 3 Despite the cold start to the term students at the Junior Campus have been keen to catch up with each other and settle back into study for Term 3. This is an important time of the year with students having received their Semester 1 report which …

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Student Leadership Update

Student Leadership Update

    Student Leadership Update   VicSRC Congress Camp In the second week of the school holidays some of our student leaders attended the VicSRC Congress Camp at the University of Melbourne’s Ormond College. Congress is a run by students, for students, and brings together students from all across the state to decide on the issues that really matter to Victorian …

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Rotary Youth Leadership Award 2016

Rotary Youth Leadership Award 2016

Rotary Youth Leadership Award 2016 When I think of leadership training, I think of long days of guest presenters and writing notes. How wrong I was to think that this was all District 9810 Rotary Youth Leadership Award (RYLA) Seminar would be! RYLA was undoubtedly a life-changing experience for me. I have been inspired, worked in a team, challenged myself, …

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Maths in Action Review

Maths in Action Review

  Maths in Action Review   On Wednesday 22 June 2016, a group of VCE students from Mount Waverley Secondary College, led by a teacher Mr Adrian Gavin, embarked on a journey to experience the real world of Mathematics in action by attending the University of Melbourne’s Maths In Action one-day fair held at the Sidney Myer Asia Centre. The …

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Red Cross Blood Service Youth Ambassador Day

Red Cross Blood Service Youth Ambassador Day

Red Cross Blood Service Youth Ambassador Day   On Thursday 26 May we were lucky enough to attend the Red Cross Blood Service Youth Ambassador Day at the Melbourne Processing Centre in the city where all the blood donations from Victoria and Tasmania are processed and sorted into their respective categories. Our day started with learning about all the different …

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MWNPS Yr 11 Psychology visit 19 May

Year 11 Psychology visit to Mount Waverley North Primary School

Year 11 Psychology visit to Mount Waverley North Primary School     Year 11 Psychology students investigated the development of cognitive abilities in young children and were helped out by Miss Hoyle's Prep class. Psychology students played a number of games with the Prep students, based on the theories of psychologist Jean Piaget. We thank MWNPS for the great opportunity …

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Allanah Clarke update

Hospitality News from the Class of 2015

Hospitality News from the Class of 2015   VET Hospitality is a subject where students not only learn service and cookery skills at a TAFE level but also complete work placement in the industry and are currently gearing up for the Café 9-12 opening on Wednesday afternoons to practice their skills in coffee making and service. One of the benefits …

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20th Anniversary - Junior School Campus

20th Anniversary - Junior School Campus

MOUNT WAVERLEY SECONDARY COLLEGE - JUNIOR CAMPUS                   A note from Wayne Griffin     After a talk with my colleagues in the VCE centre today, I realised that this week is the 20th anniversary of the opening of the Junior School at its present site. Having a chat with Andrew Wallace (one …

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Café 9-12 Opening

Café 9-12 Opening

Café 9-12 Opening   Congratulations to the 9-12 Café Team. Staff enjoyed a lovely afternoon tea on Wednesday 13 July at the opening. Coffee, cakes and service were faultless and the students were effortlessly efficient. We hope the students enjoy this valuable realistic experience offered at the college.

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