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Anzac Day Assembly 2017

Anzac Day Assembly

Anzac Day, 25 April, is one of Australia’s most important national occasions. It marks the anniversary of the first major military action fought by Australian and New Zealand forces during the First World War. Anzac Day goes beyond the anniversary of the landing on Gallipoli in 1915. It is the day on which we remember all Australians who served and died in war and on operational service. The spirit of…

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Booking now open for Parent -Teacher interviews

Interim Reports are now available on Compass. Parent Teacher Interviews will be held on Thursday 30th March from 4pm until 8pm in the Senior School building. Book your place through Compass (desktop version only) https://tinyurl.com/km6mmmt Please note teachers Sue Herbert and Janine Lawrance will not be available for interviews.

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National Day of Action Against Bullying and Violence

Over 20 VCAL students from Years 9 and 10 are hosting the National Day of Action Against Bullying and Violence today, ahead of the Australia-wide movement tomorrow.

Guest speakers from My Place and Headspace will facilitate the student open discussions needed to inform and take action.

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School Council Elections and Call for Nominations

An election is to be conducted for members of the School Council of Pakenham Secondary College. Nomination forms may be obtained by contacting the School and asking for Jackie Stewart. They must be lodged by 4.00 pm on Monday, February 20, 2017. The ballot will close at 4.00 pm on Monday, March 6, 2017. Following the closing of nominations a list of the nominations received will be posted at the…

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Chess is back

Come along and have a go. Join over 30 students across all year levels learning the sport of Chess. The Chess Club plays at lunchtimes in the Year 7 Centre. All new players welcome. Pictured: Players Maryam, Arezo and Matthew.  

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Martial Arts Training

Now in its third year, Martial Arts trainer Craig Cole, coaches a nominated group of College students through an 8-week program. The benefits of learning martial arts are widely accepted: it’s not about moves learned but about its amazing ability to bring us “into the moment,” helping us to see clearly the things that really matter. It’s not about some ancient mystic secret, but rather about a physical activity that engages the…

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Pakenham Police Visit – Technology, responsibilities and keeping safe

Cath Emmett and Sharon Patterson, Youth Resource Officers with Pakenham Police, visited the College last week. The purpose of their visit was to educate the students on the legal consequences of using technology inside and outside the school. They covered many topics such as staying safe whilst social networking, digital footprint, cyber bullying, protecting your reputation and what you can do if help is needed. The session was thoroughly enjoyed…

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