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Art and Techology Exhibition Photos

The Art and Technology Departments held their final Art and Technology Exhibition last week. A terrific crowd came along to view a high level of skill and quality from selected student’s artworks. Voting was open to Teachers and Parents on the night, and here are the results…drum roll please… Teachers Selection Wood Technology Hayden King 10.7 Josh 9.5 Caitlyn Mollison 8.1 Patrick Chen 7.1 Textiles Kiara Gilbert 9.5 Abby Farrell 7.1 Art…

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Ending her Junior Career on a High

Year 10 student Tegen Hyland has recently completed her junior hockey career on a high. A player for 8 years at the local hockey club Casey Cannons, Tegen was spotted and selected to play for the Cirello Coaching Academy, providing an opportunity to gain international experience. Training 5-7 hours per week, Tegan enjoyed teaming up with players from all over the country and playing in different locations in preparation for…

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A Win-Win Collaboration Project

The College has recently developed a collaborative relationship with a 300 acre farm in Cockatoo. It was terrific to see how the VET Building and Construction students embraced the opportunity to assist in the construction of a wire fence at a farm. They were given a demonstration on the different techniques used in the construction of the various parts of the fence. The students calculated the total distance to be…

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PSC Chess Team Makes Us Proud at Chess Nationals

Last week, the College Chess team competed in the National competition held at Melbourne University. The Middle Years Chess team members were Hayden King, Danien Kho, Sibtain Azeem, Yven Cole and Leon Rehl the placed 6th over-all. The Girls team members were Victoria Hendrick, Amina Hussaini, Kaleah McCaw, Krystal Whalley and Elina Cole they finished 3rd place after two days of intense competition. Our girls team lost to two champion teams from…

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Valedictory Dinner 2017

The Valedictory Dinner was held on Friday 17th November at the Pakenham Racing Club Tynong. The evening was a wonderful celebration of student’s achievements. Congratulations Class of 2017.  

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Nayook’s Rubicon Outdoor Centre – An unforgettable experience

Earlier in the year, 24 lucky Year 10 students attended a four day residential program at Rubicon Outdoor Centre in Nayook. Their focus was on Collaboration – Respectful Relationships and Character Strengths from the Positive Education movement. Alex McClean, program co-ordinator  expressed how their enthusiasm and inclusive group behaviour shined as they participated in the various activities. These included the Canopy Quest High Ropes course and Team Tree Challenges on…

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Our Chess team made it to National finals…again!

The Pakenham Secondary College Middle Years Chess Team have qualified in the 2017 National Australian Chess Grand Finals to be held on the 27th and 28th of November at the Queen’s College, Melbourne University. Students competed in late October, finishing 6th out of 26 champion schools from all over the State of Victoria. The top player and hero of the team was Yven Cole  (6 wins) who won in the last round that…

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Saver Plus can assist students and families with education costs

  Saver Plus is a free matched savings and financial education program that matches participants’ savings, dollar for dollar, up to $500, for education costs such as uniforms, books, excursions, sports fees and laptops. Already many families in your community have benefited from Saver Plus. About Saver Plus Saver Plus was developed by Brotherhood of St Laurence and ANZ in 2003 and is delivered in Casey and Cardinia by the…

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2018 College Student Leadership Team

2018 Student Leadership Team Announced

Following a thorough selection process involving written applications and interviews, we are proud to announce the 2018 Pakenham Secondary College Student Leadership team. Congratulations! School Captains – Olivia Butler & Mehdi Ahmadi Vice Captains – Brooke Hyland & Lazarus Wani Farajala SLC President – Sarah McDougal

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‘Light Painting Photograph’

These entries are from the Year 10 Digital Photography class. The photographs were designed and composed by the students and then taken in a dark room. The camera was set to a slow shutter speed and with their torch function of their phones covered with coloured cellophane paper they were able to create unique light paintings. Students worked in groups to co-ordinate the photographs and then finally edited in Photoshop.…

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