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The Mullet is Coming Off

Two years ago Vice Captain Brad Luka lost his Great Grandpa to the horrible disease of dementia. This had a huge impact on him and his family. Brad wanted to do something, so next month he is cutting his beloved mullet off 😲 to raise money for Dementia Australia research. Please get on board and help raise as much money as possible to find a cure for this horrible disease. 😍 Donate here:…

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Cop Camp

Lucky Years 10.5 and 10.7. They are participating in a program called ‘Cop Camp’ where for 8 weeks they get to participate in a fitness program, following the specific requirements to become a Victorian Police member. Students also get the opportunity to use the ‘Police Fit App’ which can be used as a tool to access training programs and nutritional information. The program is run by Victoria Police in conjunction with…

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What does 3.5 millions words look like? Just like Year 7.5.

The Read a Million Words or More Reading Challenge has finished with the winning class reading over 3.5 million words. The winning class had also borrowed the most books from the school library over the Reading Challenge competition.   Congratulations to Year 7.5 students and their encouraging teacher Ms Cathy Migale. The totals for the final 6 classes were as follows: Class 7.5  Total 3,587,000 words Top readers special mention to…

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A Journey into the Microscopic Metropolis of Soil.

It’s Science Week and students were in for a treat. The team from Scale Free Network, Briony Barr and Dr. Gregory Crocetti took students into a world many had not ever seen… under the microscope! Part laboratory, part studio, this workshop introduced students to the mysterious and biodiverse underworld that is soil: the under-appreciated micro-polis beneath our feet, on which the world’s food systems depend. The lucky participating students learnt…

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Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation comes to the College

Today, the Year 11 VCALs were very lucky to be part of a learning experience taught by the Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation. The Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation provides educational resources, professional development, support and inspiration for students and educators to deliver pleasurable food education to children in Australia. The purpose of their visit was to inspire the lucky students to create their Senior year VCAL projects around ‘grow, harvest, prepare…

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A leadership task with purpose

A group of year 10s have been working with Access Monash and teacher Ms Scheiwiller on a leadership task. The transition from school to university can be challenging. The Access Monash Mentoring Program pairs VCE students from under-represented schools with experienced and engaged Monash University students. Our students, with the support of Access Monash mentors, have chosen to create an anti smoking campaign. For this campaign, they developed a series of posters that…

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Videos for Change

Videos for Change gives high-school students the opportunity to make 1-minute videos on issues that affect them and that they feel strongly about. In the process, it helps students build social advocacy skills and gives them a global platform to amplify their message. Since 2015, Videos for Change has been successfully helping students in Australia find their voice and ultimately stand the chance to be heard on a National, televised…

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Art and Tech Exhibition Outstanding

This week, student’s work was showcased in the Semester 1 Art and Technology exhibition. Turnout was beyond expectations, with ‘impressive quality on display’ as the comments from the ‘feedback box’ indicated. Congratulations to students and teachers for setting up a wonderful display of the very creative work this semester. Pictures of the exhibition below.

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