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College Principal's Report

College Principal's Report

Term 2 Working Bee                                                                                                     Our Term 2 Working Bee was held on Sunday 20 May on the Senior Campus.  Many hands make light work and, before we knew it, many metres of mulch was spread over the garden beds.  This made a dramatic impact and instantly improved the Senior Campus entrance.  Thank you to all the students, parents and staff …

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Campus Principal's Report - Junior School

Campus Principal's Report - Junior School

Mount Matters Over the past month we have launched Mount Matters on the Junior Campus with sessions running at Year 7 and Year 8 rotating each week. These continue to be very successful and provide an opportunity for those student representatives from each home group to discuss what is going well at the college and how we can further develop. …

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Head of Junior School's Report

Head of Junior School's Report

Year 8 Camp at Rubicon I am writing this report from the Year 8 Camp at Rubicon Outdoor Centre in Thornton. We have spent the week with 40 keen Year 8 adventurers who have embarked on a range of challenges. This is the third of four groups of students who will be attending the camp this year. The program has …

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Campus Principal's Report - Middle School

Campus Principal's Report - Middle School

Our students in Middle School have been busy in the classroom as we move towards the end of this semester.  Our Year 10 students have just finished their exams and are about to start their work experience on Monday 4 June.  Our Year 9 will be commencing their exams at the same time.  Following their exams our Year 9 group will …

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Campus Principal's Report - Senior School

Campus Principal's Report - Senior School

Exams and Reporting and Assessment Our students have started exams this week on the senior campus and it is a very busy time for students and teachers. The students are to be commended for their preparation in the lead up to the exams and for their behaviour during the exam period. The exams provide valuable experience and feedback on performance …

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Student Wellbeing Report

Student Wellbeing Report

Season two of 13 Reasons Why – the Netflix show about the suicide of a teenage girl and those around her – is now on Netflix. It can bring up some super tough conversations between teenagers and parents at the dinner table and in the car.    Here is some tips for parents from the Reachout.com website.   13 Reasons …

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Student Voice

Student Voice

Rotary Youth Leadership Award  Neha Salahuddin (2017 College Captain) will represent Mount Waverley Secondary College at this year’s Rotary Youth Leadership Award (RYLA) Camp. RYLA is a unique week-long residential seminar held all over the world, run by youth for youth aged 18 – 30, focusing on stimulating, challenging, educating, enhancing and empowering participants in the areas of leadership, personal …

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Careers Corner

Careers Corner

Parents assisting their child in Career Planning A quote directly from the free resource “My future”:   "The earliest and often the most powerful learning about careers is shaped by the adults in a child's life. This Assist your child feature page will help you to support and encourage your child or another young person with their career making decisions." https://myfuture.edu.au/footer/assist-others/assist-your-child …

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Mathematics News

Mathematics News

Year 7 Accelerated Mathematics We are excited to introduce this year for the first time Year 7 Accelerated Mathematics we believe this is an excellent opportunity for our high achieving students to excel in a subject they enjoy and are talented in. Please refer to our updated Mathematics Pathway located on the intranet for more information on the Accelerated pathway …

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Art & Ceramics News

Art & Ceramics News

Spirit Country - Youth Art for Reconciliation A group of seven students from Year 8 currently have their ceramic artwork on display at The Highway Gallery in Mount Waverley. The work is part of an exhibition of students from the City of Monash on the theme of Spirit Country. This is an annual exhibition held at the gallery by the …

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Music News

Music News

Composer of the Week  - Moving Classics TV We would like to acknowledge Mr Cameron Speirs, a  Piano instrumental Teacher here at Mount Waverley Secondary College.  Cameron will be featured as 'composer of the week' on the movingclassics.tv channel from Friday 25/5/18.   Congratulations Cameron, this is exciting news! A video performance of Cameron's Prelude in C for piano will be featured performed …

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Sports Desk

Sports Desk

Year 8 District Boys and Girls Badminton, Boys and Girls Soccer and Girls Netball  Congratulations and well done to all the students participating in the district sports on Wednesday 30 May.  Achieving some really fantastic results: Year 8 Girls Badminton - Division winners  Year 8 Boys Badminton  - 2nd Year 8 Boys Soccer - Division winners   Year 8 Girls Soccer -  2nd …

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