As we finish another school year, I would personally like to thank the music community at Mount Waverley Secondary College. The performing arts, both in the general community, and in education, have been affected by the lockdowns throughout the past two years. Through this time, the music community at the college has pulled together to … Continued Read More

As we moved further into December, the holidays started to draw closer with students recently completing the Early Commencement Program.  This year’s Year 8 students became our Year 9 students for 2021 and our Year 9s moving into their Year 10 classes.  This program has many benefits including helping to transition students into their new … Continued Read More

Thank you to my wonderful learning community  Thank you to all members of our learning community and our College Council for your continued support this year. It was another challenging year, but I think our programs continued to be exemplary thanks to the hard work and dedication of our staff, students and parents. I particularly … Continued Read More

On Wednesday 8 December, we had our Year 10 Gala. It was a night filled with lots of dancing and celebrations. Though the evening was one that many thought wouldn’t happen due to continuous covid19 lockdowns and restrictions, we got there! All of us Year 10 Leaders worked really hard to get the night organised … Continued Read More

  On Friday 10 December, the MWSC Left to Write writing group launched the inaugural collection of their work.   The audience enjoyed hearing a poem recited  by Viola H (Year 10) and a piece by Kyra K (Year 11) read in a poetry flash mob style! Jack T (Year 12 Poet Laureate and Valedictorian) gave … Continued Read More

Early Commencement Program (ECP) The ECP ran for students in Years 7 to 11 last week and was very successful. Students in Year 8 were able to spend time on the senior campus and had an opportunity to settle in and meet their new teachers. VCE students were given homework to do and this must … Continued Read More

Final Library Celebrations for 2021 After a long period of closure, both the Junior & Senior Libraries were able to award the Premier’s Reading Challenge certificates along with our traditional prizes. Many of our wonderful readers managed to access reading material from other facilities and met the 10-15 book minimum over the 6 month period. … Continued Read More

It has been wonderful to see students back on site and once again in music lessons. The commitment and flexibility of these students moving from remote to in person lessons should be commended. The music faculty has exciting plans moving forward into 2022. We have begun to plan for ensembles, performances, production and ensembles. We … Continued Read More

MWSC Bookplate Design Awards The talented Year 11 Visual Communication students were given a design brief by the Library staff, to create a bookplate for Mount Waverley Secondary College.   Bookplates have been used for centuries to symbolically convey meaning and ownership; they provide provenance and as such add value to the book being awarded or … Continued Read More

2022 Year 7 Information Evening It was wonderful to see a large number of parents and students attend our 2022 Year 7 Virtual Information Evening on Tuesday 23 November.  I spoke about what skills, attributes and strategies I would want my child to develop at school and encouraged the new Year 7 students to get … Continued Read More