National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence. On Friday 15 March, the Student Wellbeing team recognised the National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence. Students were able to come along on both campuses and make a pledge to stand up and act against bullying and violence, or write an anonymous apology that was … Continued Read More

Snapshots from MWSC Students on Japanese Exchange Program (Nov 2018 – Jan 2019) My Exchange Experience in Japan  By Chuong N (11M) Highlight at school: Being able to make a lot of friends and talk with them in class was my school highlight. Highlight outside of school: My highlight outside of school was going sightseeing and … Continued Read More

Lions Youth of The Year On Wednesday 20 February Deputy Captain Jessalyn represented Mount Waverley Secondary College in the Lions Youth of the Year (YOTY) competition. The competition involves a written application, interview and public speaking component, and focuses on leadership and community contribution.  Jessalyn wasn’t the overall winner on the night, but she made us very proud! Her prepared speech, … Continued Read More

2019 Central Australia Trip – Information Evening On Wednesday 13 March an information evening will be held for all students and parents who are going on the Year 11 Central Australia Trip at the end of term one. The evening commences at 7 pm in the VCE Centre (V2) and parents/ carers will receive information on … Continued Read More

VCE Study Tips Earlier in the term, the College held VCE Information sessions.  As a part of these was a presentation by renowned psychologist Andrew Fuller.  He gave many insights into effective study habits, as well as those attitudes and behaviours that are counterproductive to quality study.  It has been pleasing to see so many … Continued Read More

How quickly is term 1 moving along. We have less than 4 weeks remaining but I have been really impressed with the overall work ethic of our students and their involvement in so many different aspects of school life.  Students are becoming increasingly clearer about what they are expected to know and understand in each … Continued Read More

As we reach the half way mark of Term 1, I would like to take this opportunity to remind our families that Term 2 is a busy term for our Middle School students, and attendance throughout the term is essential. Students will participate in extracurricular programs and also fulfill curriculum requirements. The 24th May marks … Continued Read More

Visiting Educators from the Netherlands On Wednesday 27 February we hosted a group of seventeen educators and educational leaders from the Netherlands. The group had travelled to Sydney, before arriving in Melbourne, and over the course of their stay in Australia they were visiting schools to see and experience best practice in Professor John Hattie’s … Continued Read More

State Conference 2019 8 – 11 March 2019 In less than a month, your students have the opportunity to attend UN Youth’s premier event, State Conference. This overnight leadership camp over the Labour Day long weekend (March 8th – 11th) will give your students the opportunity to meet other passionate, like-minded people from all corners of Victoria and have … Continued Read More

Last week all year 12’s attended a stress management workshop facilitated by Student Wellbeing. The session talked about what stress is, good and bad stress, coping strategies both proactive and reactive and the importance of leading a healthy lifestyle.  The take away message for students was to have as many proactive strategies for coping with … Continued Read More