Year 9 – School for Student Leadership – Snowy River Campus

The School for Student Leadership is an opportunity for six 2019 Year 9 students to attend the Snowy River Campus with Year 9 students from across the state for the duration of Term 2 in 2019.  Students develop leadership, communication, teamwork and life skills during the ten week program. There are two positions (1 x male, 1 x female) available to attend the Snowy River campus in Term 2. The cost of this program is approximately $1,100.00 per student. Further information can be found on the Snowy River website: www.snowyriver.vic.edu.au. To express interest, please contact Miss Hayley Dureau on 98036811 or dur@mwsc.vic.edu.au.

 

Victorian Youth Congress

Congratulations to Gazi of Year 9, who has been selected as a member of the 2019 Victorian Youth Congress. The Victorian Youth Congress is an advisory group of young people aged 12 to 24 who will work with the government on priority issues for young Victorians. The program is a flagship project of the Andrews Government’s Youth Policy: Building Stronger Youth Engagement in Victoria. Congratulations Gazi!

 

Applications for Year 9 and 11 Student Leadership – Now open!

Year 9 and 11 students can now apply for 2019 Student Leadership positions. Students have been spoken to at year level assemblies, and have been emailed the relevant application forms. Applications for Year 11 Leadership are due on Thursday 14 February, and applications for Year 9 Leadership are due on Friday 22 February. Students should email dur@mwsc.vic.edu.au or see Miss Dureau if they have any questions.

 

Student Goals

Thank you to our Year 12 Sports Captains and House Leaders Isabella, George, Nathan, Emma, Emily and Claudia for their support in organising the Year 12 students to lead the upcoming Student Goals session. On Tuesday 12 February all students across the college will be involved in a student-led Student Goals session. Students across the college will work with peers in their House to set goals for the coming year in the categories of Community, Choice and Engagement. Each of the 96 groups across both campuses will be led by 2019 Year 12 students.  We are incredibly grateful to our Year 12 students for their enthusiasm and for their time and effort in leading the upcoming session.

 

Rotary’s Model United Nations Assembly

The Model United Nations Assembly (MUNA) is a program for Year 11 students and is part of Rotary District 9810’s commitment to Youth Development. This year MUNA will run on the weekend of Saturday 4 May and Sunday 5 May 2019 at Parliament House, Melbourne. Year 11 students who are interested in competing should see Miss Dureau for more information. Applications are due Wednesday 1 March.

 

Aotearoa Leadership Tour

Congratulations to Year 12 Prefect Catherine V, who has been selected as one of just 16 young Australians in Years 10 – 12 to take part in the UN Youth Aotearoa Leadership Tour during the June/July school holidays in 2019.  The tour will explore indigenous rights, culture, reconciliation, and Australia’s relationship with its first peoples through an intercultural tour of New Zealand. The tour focuses on the rich history and tradition of the Maori people, and the methods used to preserve this culture.Catherine will travel through Wellington, Auckland, Waitangi, Rotorua and Sydney to meet and work with local communities, grassroots organisations, government representatives and NGOs at the forefront of the fight for indigenous rights.
Congratulations Catherine!

 

Year 7 Welcome BBQ and Information Evening

On Tuesday evening Year 7 students and their families gathered at the Junior Campus for a welcome BBQ and information evening. Thank you to the 35 Year 8, 10 and 12 student leaders who attended the event. This was a great opportunity for new students and their families to meet our student leaders, House Captains, Prefects and School Captains.

 

Miss Hayley Dureau
Head of Student Voice