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Friday 15th March is national Day of Action against Bullying and Violence.

Let’s be informed and know what bullying looks like Bullying can be: direct physical bullying – e.g. hitting, tripping, and pushing or damaging property. direct verbal bullying – e.g. name calling, insults, homophobic or racist remarks, verbal abuse. indirect bullying – e.g. spreading rumours, playing nasty jokes to embarrass and humiliate, mimicking, encouraging others to socially exclude a person and/or damaging a person’s social reputation or social acceptance. Harassment can also constitute bullying if it amounts…

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Impact of Current Bushfires

** UPDATE ** The following bus cancellation continue in place for Tuesday 12th March Bus 12 – Tynong North     ** UPDATE ** The following bus cancellation continue in place for Friday 8th and Tuesday 12th March Bus 4 – Gembrook Bus 12 – Tynong North     ** UPDATE ** The following bus cancellation continue in place for Thursday 7th March. Bus 2 – Emerald – Mt Burnett…

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Tips on Good Study Habits

We are very appreciative of the support we receive from our parents and suggest that there are some fundamental things that can be done at home to support each child’s learning: Make sure there is a space that is available within the house where homework can be completed (this is not in front of the Television). Commit to ensuring that your child goes to school every day. Support your child…

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Secondary School vaccinations in 2019

The Secondary School Vaccine Program offers free vaccines to Year 7 and 10 students. These vaccines provide protection against: Diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis (whooping cough) – one dose for year 7 students Human Papillomavirus (HPV) – two doses for year 7 students Meningococcal A,C,W,Y – one dose for year 10 students Parents/guardians of year 7 and 10 students should look out for the vaccine consent card booklet coming home from…

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First Round Offers to 91% of Students

Congratulations to our class of 2018. The first round offers for the 2019 year were released on the 16th January. 91% of students received a first round offer, a great result. Second round offers are yet to be announced. The courses and destinations for the students are: Course name Institution Nursing Federation University Australia Early Childhood Education and Care – Diploma Swinburne University of Technology Surveying (Honours) RMIT University Film and…

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Valedictory Dinner – Class of 2018

Friday was a marvellous evening to celebrate our student’s secondary schooling achievement. The Valedictory Dinner was a stylish affair and everyone looked amazing. Congratulations Class of 2018.  A big shout out to the parents and carers who got you there and to the passionate teachers that believed in you. Best wishes for an exciting future.

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End of Year Concert

Last Monday evening was the College end of year concert. What an amazing evening it was! Following many practice lessons with teachers Dan and Emily, students were proud to showcase their talent to family and friends. Performances were entertaining and included a large selection of genres. The evening’s repertoire included: Influencia do Jazz – Teacher performance, Voice/Guitar/ Sax My Favourite Things – All vocal students & Piano student Lego House…

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Winners are Grinners- National Champions

Congratulations to our amazing girls middle years chess team! They have just won the title of National Champions! We are soooo proud of you. You have shown such great dedication to the sport, terrific team work and outstanding achievement.  

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Mock Interviews with our Year 10s

For the past week, since the completion of exams, Year 10 students have been busily preparing for Mock Interviews, writing their resume and letter of application . Students nervously presented themselves to the school library on Wednesday 28th and Thursday 29th November for a 20 minute interview with a panel comprising of representatives from the wider Pakenham Community. Feedback has been extremely positive – students very appreciative of the opportunity…

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