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R U OK?

R U OK? day is Thursday 10 September 2020. It’s a national day of action when we remind Australians that every day is the day to ask, “Are you OK?” if someone in your world is struggling with life’s ups and downs. The message for R U OK?Day 2020 is:   ‘THERE’S MORE TO SAY AFTER R U OK?’ 2020 has been a challenging year for everyone and circumstances have made…

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Tricky Lettering

Last week students have been completing a task called tricky lettering. Students use tone and perspective to trick the eye into believing the letter is rising from the page.

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Year 11 VCAL Community Lockdown Engagement Ideas

The Year 11 Intermediate Personal Development VCAL class has been working on their Unit 2 outcome linked to community engagement. Whilst we were on site we brainstormed ways to engage our school community during remote learning and to respond to the issues that remote learning and isolation restrictions cause. The class has come up with a few different approaches and then have been working on ways to share them with…

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Managing the Coronacoaster – A free webinar

On Tuesday 25 August, the Department of Education and Training is presenting a free webinar for parents and carers by renowned child psychologist Dr Michael Carr-Gregg, on building family resilience during coronavirus (COVID-19). Parents and carers play a vital role in helping children feel safe through uncertain times. Dr Carr-Gregg’s webinar is aptly named Managing the Coronacoaster – Tips for building resilient families in the coronavirus era. In this webinar,…

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New Wellbeing Resources

Wellbeing printable resource sheet Click to access Resources for students ReachOut’s coping during the coronavirus provides advice to young people headspace’s How to cope with stress related to Novel Coronavirus, provides information for young people (aged 12-25). Resources for parents and teachers Emerging Mind – supporting children during the coronavirus outbreak Be You – COVID19: supporting educators, children and young people ReachOut – Deal with bad world news resource Lifeline – Mental health and wellbeing during the…

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A message from the Victorian Chief Health Officer

I am writing to Victorian parents, carers and students today to seek every family’s support in slowing the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Victoria. As the school holidays approach, we can’t ease up on looking after ourselves and our families. The only thing between us and a second wave is what we do next. Wherever you go, please be mindful of the risks. Be aware others may be carrying the…

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Get tested today

Stop the spread and get tested today. You can be tested if you have: Fever Chills or sweats Sore throat Shortness of breath Cough Runny nose Loss of sense of smell   Head to the nearest screening clinic: Information in various languages: Click here for translated resources

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World’s Greatest Shave – Joanne Etherton

‘It’s a lot lighter than it was before, it’s also a lot colder’. Earlier this year, before lockdown happened, Joanne Etherton had all her beautiful long hair shaved off for a great cause. The Year 12 student had no hesitation to participate in the Leukaemia Foundation’s World’s Greatest Shave. World’s Greatest Shave is an annual fundraising event from the Leukaemia Foundation that aims to raise money to support and empower…

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NAIDOC Week 5th – 12th July 2020

Always Was, Always Will Be. Always Was, Always Will Be. recognises that First Nations people have occupied and cared for this continent for over 65,000 years. We are spiritually and culturally connected to this country. This country was criss-crossed by generations of brilliant Nations. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people were Australia’s first explorers, first navigators, first engineers, first farmers, first botanists, first scientists, first diplomats, first astronomers and first artists.…

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