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Student NAPLAN Results: Celebration Time

To celebrate the literacy and numeracy growth shown in this year’s Naplan results, students were treated to a sausage sizzle. More celebrations in store later in the year. Photos by Photography Captain Emily Zinnow.

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Amazing Orchard in the Works

Our incredible Enviro class students and awesome teacher Allison Barrie have been busy this morning planting 34 trees around the College. Did we mention the herb garden also planted in front of the Food Tech building? This was all possible to the commitment of both students and teacher and a generous donation of trees by Graham’s Factree, a wholesale fruit tree farm in Hoddles Creek. So far, the team has…

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Year 7s Health and Wellbeing day

Last Friday, 7th September, our  Year 7s had a school day with a difference. And it was everything but boring! Students had an opportunity to try out new things, play team games and get to know other students in different types of activities. Check out the photos and videos from the day.

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French Day was MAGNIFIQUE!

This year, students were treated to the wonderful (and fun) Vive La France Theatre performers, French cooking classes and drama games linked to famous French notables from history! They loved the experience!  

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Collecting soil samples in Native bush to be tested in the lab back at school and compared with soils under pasture grazed by cattle at Austral Park Farm Cockatoo

We’ve been shortlisted. Now we need your vote.

Pakenham Secondary College has been shortlisted to receive a LARGE Community Grant from the Victorian Government’s Pick My Project initiative. If we are successful in getting the grant, our project will be based in our Science and Mathematical studies with additional project work undertaken through Food Technology and our VCAL program. Read on for examples of what this initiative will facilitate on an on-going basis.   More detail about the…

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CHESS Regional Tournament

CHESS Regional Tournament Update ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ We are so proud of our Chess Team. They have achieved an outstanding result in amongst tough competition. 152 students from 15 schools gathered at Chairo Christian College for the event. Scroll down for results…   RESULTS: Our girls team dominated the tournament. Aleisha Lippis, Amina and Arezo Hussaini, Abby Farrell remained undefeated, scoring 7 out of 7 wins. Elina Cole won 6 games. ☝️…

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The College Herb Garden 🍀🍃

Earlier this week the Environmental Science class with the help of Year 8 student Zahleigh, began the first stage of developing a large herb garden. This will be for the Food Technology classes to use. So far, the site has had vegetation removed and the soil enriched with compost and manure. Planting will begin soon, including two varieties of Mint and Parsley, Oregano, Thyme, Nasturtiums, and Rosemary. A Curry Tree…

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French Day is Approaching

Bonjour to all of our French students and families within our wonderful multicultural community of Pakenham Secondary College! We look forward to sharing an exciting, learning journey with you throughout Semester 2. Our long anticipated French Day 2018 will take place between periods one to four on Friday 24th August. This year, we will be treated to the wonderful Vive La France Theatre performers, French cooking classes and even an…

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You May Have Heard

You may be aware of a story that aired on Channel 7 about bullying incidences that occurred at the school. The story focused on the actions of a handful of students and it saddens us to see our school being portrayed poorly. All families of our College community have received Principal Ray Squires response via email and Compass. Our local community newspaper, the Pakenham Gazette interviewed Mr Squires on Monday morning…

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It’s Double Gold for the Chess Team, Again!

Congratulations PSC Chess team. Pakenham Secondary hosted another regional chess tournament today (25th of June). We welcomed Berwick College, Berwick Lodge Primary and Fountain Gate Secondary. The tournament was divided in two divisions: Middle Years (up to year 9) and Open Secondary (up to year 12). Our school was represented by one Open Secondary team and two Middle Years who completely dominated the competition, coming in 1st place in both…

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