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College Principal’s Report

College Principal’s Report

College Principal’s Report   Student Assessment – A time for reflection This is an important time of the year for students to reflect on their progress as they complete assessment tasks and examinations over the next couple of weeks. Parents should spend time with their children celebrating achievements and if required, negotiating a plan for improvement. Recent articles about teenagers …

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Senior Campus Principal’s Report

Senior Campus Principal’s Report

Senior Campus Principal’s Report   2017 Subject selections and information evenings Students and families on the senior campus have either attended, or will be attending, information evenings and career planning sessions. As you can imagine this involves a great deal of planning staff. Students in Years 9 and 10 have had Pathways and subject coaching sessions, information from Teaching and …

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News from the Junior Campus

News from the Junior Campus

News from the Junior Campus   Students are now fully immersed in their Semester 2 studies at the Junior Campus with our Year 7 English classes working on the classic novel The Outsiders to explore the theme of identity. Our Year 8 Maths classes are looking at shapes and objects. Robotics is what students are engaging with in Year 7 …

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Student Leadership Update

Student Leadership Update

Student Leadership Update   Teach the Teacher (TTT) PD Our 2016 Teach the Teacher team is excited to be running their Professional Development session for staff next Wednesday 17 August. The 22 students, led by Year 12 Prefect Sanjna Chandra, have been working towards this all year. The team has had weekly meetings (and more recently, meetings after school), surveyed …

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MWSC Interact Club

MWSC Interact Club

   MWSC Interact Club   We are very happy to announce that the inaugural Mount Waverley Secondary College Interact Club has begun. This club is open to students from Years 8, 9, 10 and 11 who are interested in community involvement and specifically developing community projects that contribute to the community locally and globally. It is an initiative from Rotary …

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COLLEGE CAPTAINS’ REPORT

COLLEGE CAPTAINS’ REPORT

COLLEGE CAPTAINS’ REPORT   STUDENT LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT DAY On Friday 24 June, alumnus Netania Lim and Deputy College Captains Shivani Thiyagarajah and Madu Balashanmugan joined us to run a Student Leadership Development Day for the Junior School Leaders. We presented sessions on teamwork, public speaking, showing initiative, communication, organisation and leading by example, to help the JS Student Leaders develop …

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Junior Campus Student Leaders at work

Junior Campus Student Leaders at work   The Junior Student Leaders have picked up where they left off last term, with a steady stream of ideas and initiatives. They are currently coordinating the Tinnies for Vinnies drive, posting which Home Group donates the most cans of food and non-perishable items each week. Assemblies are even more engaging with the introduction …

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Tanabata Festival at MWSC

Tanabata Festival at MWSC

Tanabata Festival at MWSC   Year 9 Japanese students immersed themselves in Tanabata Festival. Tanabata is the star festival celebrated on 7 July. Students enjoyed a belated Tanabata activity of writing their wishes in Japanese on colourful papers and decorating a tree in the Japanese garden. It’s not exactly the same as real Tanabata with bamboo wish trees under a …

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Annual MWSC Gala Concert

Annual MWSC Gala Concert

Annual MWSC Gala Concert You are invited to attend the Annual Gala Concert featuring all of our college ensembles with students in Years 7-12 playing a range of instruments and styles. Our ensembles have been working all year towards this event. Please purchase tickets prior to the event on Trybooking using the link below. Purchase early to avoid missing out. …

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2016 College Production

2016 College Production

2016 College Production   I was very pleased to have been given the opportunity to direct this year’s College Production ‘Beauty and the Beast’. The staff, cast and crew of this year’s Production came from a range of different academic backgrounds and fields. Not all students and staff involved study or teach drama and music, yet we still enjoyed working …

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Enviro Team at the Junior Campus

Enviro Team at the Junior Campus

Enviro Team at the Junior Campus    The Enviro team is moving and shaking at the Junior Campus!   Our veggie patch is really taking off and we now have a 'pen recycling bin' in the Resource Centre.   Planning is in place for lots of cool activities and competitions during Enviroweek , so keep your eyes peeled for more …

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Bendigo Bank - Pinewood Branch

COLLEGE SPONSORS and COMMUNITY NEWS

College Sponsors:         COMMUNITY NEWS   BARK FOR LIFE - Sunday, 9 October 2016 - Jells Park South, Wheelers Hill Bark for Life is a unique event honouring the caring qualities of dogs during a human cancer experience. The event is a chance to recognise and celebrate cancer survivors, patients and their four-legged carers. It is also to …

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Applying for VTAC in 2016

Applying for VTAC in 2016

Parents/carers of Year 12 students are encouraged to support their students during this busy time of working on SACs whilst visiting tertiary open days and making plans for their 2017 studies. This document may help both students, parents/carers.   Parents_students_2016 VTAC

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