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4C’s Canned food Drive & Free Dress Donation Day

  From the Year 9 Enhancement Class We’re involved with the 4C’s which is an organisation that is dedicated to helping homeless and struggling families, every winter the 4C’s have run a Food Drive which our school helps support through the work of our enhancement class. The mission of 4C’s Crisis Relief Centre is to administer honour, generosity and hope through the provision of practical aid to the crisis torn,…

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Early days of Pakenham High School (as it was known then)

We’re celebrating our 50th Anniversary!

Both the College and Pakenham have gone through big changes in the last 50 years. If you are a past student, teacher, staff or associated to the College, join us for the celebration of this significant milestone. 30 May 2017 6-8pm 5-6pm optional school tour. But be quick, limited places available. Booking is essential. More information on this link: Reserve my spot

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Graffiti Education & Life Skills for Year 8s

On 4th May, our Year 8 students will be attending an incursion from Warner Education. The “Graffiti Education & Life Skills” is a fast paced, dynamic program which uses humour and role playing to portray key messages. The program addresses the drivers behind inappropriate social behaviour, incorporating themes of self-esteem, developing resilience and how to manage negative peer influence. During the presentation students learn about: Legislation and definitions – including the…

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May the fourth be with you…

To celebrate all Star Wars movies and fans, the library is running an awesome promotion. Visit the library at lunchtime and collect a raffle ticket for your chance to win one of ten great prizes. Also, first 25 students can watch a Star Wars movie in the library theater. May the fourth be with you!

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Rotary Pakenham Debutante Ball Update

The Debutante Balls, organised by Rotary Pakenham, are being held Friday the 25th and Saturday the 26th of August at the Cardinia Cultural Centre in Pakenham. Thursday 24th August is also a possibility, to be held at Berwick TAFE. This is to be confirmed. INFORMATION NIGHT is Sunday May 7th at 6pm REGISTRATION NIGHT is Sunday May 28th at 6pm Both at: Pakenham Dance Studio 2/907 Princes Hwy, Pakenham There…

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Good Friday Appeal @ Athletics Carnival

Athletics Carnival next Friday 31st March. Don’t forget the BBQ menu available, all proceeds support the Good Friday Appeal. Bacon and egg rolls (opt. with cheese) $4.00 (available until 11am) Sausage in bread (opt. with onion) $2.00 Hamburgers with cheese and lettuce $4.00 Vegetarian burgers $4.00 Hotdogs $3.00 Dim Sims $1.00 each or 3 for $2.50 Cans of soft drink or bottled water $2.00 Meal Deal- Hamburger and Drink $5.50…

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Looking for unique festive season gifts?

Look no further! The VCAL Students have an amazing range of hand-made goodies at Akoonah Park market this coming Sunday. They have spent a great part of this year putting together their creations to simplify your Christmas shopping. Pop in, show your support and say hi to the student stall holders Georgie McAuliffe and friends. All profits are donated to AWARE, a 100% volunteer wildlife rescue and rehabilitation organisation operating…

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