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College Principal’s Report

College Principal’s Report

College Principal’s Report   Jazz Under the Stars On Friday 5 May, our Music Captains, Martin Van Boxtel and Athaya Anaduta, supported by our Arts Captains, Abbie Rose and Sonia Birch, organised a 'Jazz Under the Stars' evening here at the college. It was great to see a number of staff there together with our students and parents, enjoying the …

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Senior Campus Principal’s Report

Senior Campus Principal’s Report

Senior Campus Principal’s Report   Reporting – Semester One Reports will be distributed via Compass at the end of this term. Teachers are working with their students to ensure that all courses and assessment will be completed. Students in Years 9 to 11 will have end of semester exams and this provides students with an opportunity to demonstrate their learning …

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Junior Campus Principal’s Update

Junior Campus Principal’s Update

Junior Campus Principal’s Update   As we move through Term 2, students in Year 7 have just completed NAPLAN testing. This testing provides a snapshot for students on their performance in Literacy and Numeracy, with students receiving results later in the year. We have welcomed visitors from both Vietnam and New Zealand to the Junior Campus over the last few …

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Assistant Principal's Report

Assistant Principal's Report

Community Achievements   Hi my name is Amelia Van Oosterwijck and last year I started playing AFL football. Football quickly became a priority and since then I've never looked back. Recently two other students from MWSC, Gemma Lagioia and Emily Harley and I were asked to play for Oakleigh Chargers in the TAC cup. All of us trained hard from …

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Lisa McKiernan

Middle School News

Middle School News   Middle School has a big focus on celebrating success. Congratulations to the following Year 10 Students who have qualified to represent our College at the State Finals of the Brain Bee Competition:   Rebecca Anders Amy Chen James Haritidis Jessalyn Lim Kaitlynn Lee Audrey Leong Ashley Leong Ava Owen Chloe Paterson Nazifa Rahman Sadhana Sridhar Timothy …

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Student Voice @ MWSC

Student Voice @ MWSC

Monash All School Leadership Program Year 10 Student Leaders Kay Chan and Jessalyn Lim attended the Monash All School Leadership Program at the Clayton Community Centre from 1 – 5 May. Thank you to Lisa McKiernan, Head of Middle School, for joining the girls, their families and myself at their presentation evening held on Friday 5 May. It was wonderful …

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Sports Desk News

Sports Desk News

MWSC @ Cross Country On Monday 8 May, 160 students from the college headed out to Napier Park to compete in our Division Cross Country carnival. The park was flooded with green and gold tops, all of which busted their gut to get as many points for our school as possible. In the end, it was a comprehensive victory for …

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Arts & Technology

Arts & Technology

        A very busy week! • A beautiful night for Jazz Under The Stars - the weather was really kind to us!    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LY51ebNS5A8&authuser=0  • Full day of rehearsal last weekend for the Legally Blonde Cast and Crew! • Year 10 Drama Ensembles completely blew us away. • Read Edition 2 of The Arts/Technology Newsletter to hear …

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Music News

Music News

Music News   Music Mentor Program Once again, Mount Waverley SC Music Department is mentoring students from local primary schools in 2017. This year we are lucky enough to have 10 students from Mount Waverley PS, Mount Waverley North PS and Essex Heights PS rehearsing and performing in 3 of the college ensembles. Each of these students is matched with …

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From the Careers Room

From the Careers Room

  Parents are encouraged to read the career news located for parent access on the college website under the parents tab. It has a summary of many current events and information. It is also emailed to students and placed on the student intranet. I attended a holiday event at La Trobe University last school holidays and was pleased to see …

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Geography students visit Victoria's volcanic plain

Geography students visit Victoria's volcanic plain

Year 11 Geography Overnight Fieldtrip to Volcanic Plains   Early, about 5.30am on Tuesday 2 May, Year 11 Geography students jumped on a bus and headed out, ahead of the morning traffic, to Victoria’s Western District and the third largest volcanic plain in the world. Yes, indeed, thousands of years ago Victoria was a very fiery, smoky place.   On …

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Around the Senior Campus

Around the Senior Campus

Around the Senior Campus there are many things happening apart from general maintenance.   Here are  a few things:   New Gym at MWSC!!! Over the Christmas holidays, Physical Education staff were incredibly busy putting together a brand new state of the art gym facility on the Senior Campus. This amazing new facility will be used for Year’s 10-12 Physical …

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Justine Smith

Student Services

Flu season is coming   Vaccination offers effective protection against influenza, although vaccines need to be given each year as flu viruses are always changing. The 2017 flu shot is available from GP surgeries and other immunisation providers. The flu vaccine is recommended for everyone from six months of age, but is available free under the National Immunisation Program for …

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