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Early days of Pakenham High School (as it was known then)

We’re celebrating our 50th Anniversary!

Both the College and Pakenham have gone through big changes in the last 50 years. If you are a past student, teacher, staff or associated to the College, join us for the celebration of this significant milestone. 30 May 2017 6-8pm 5-6pm optional school tour. But be quick, limited places available. Booking is essential. More information on this link: Reserve my spot

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A young man holds a dark can of spray paint close to a blue wall to sketch his graffiti.

Graffiti Education & Life Skills for Year 8s

On 4th May, our Year 8 students will be attending an incursion from Warner Education. The “Graffiti Education & Life Skills” is a fast paced, dynamic program which uses humour and role playing to portray key messages. The program addresses the drivers behind inappropriate social behaviour, incorporating themes of self-esteem, developing resilience and how to manage negative peer influence. During the presentation students learn about: Legislation and definitions – including the…

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May the fourth be with you…

To celebrate all Star Wars movies and fans, the library is running an awesome promotion. Visit the library at lunchtime and collect a raffle ticket for your chance to win one of ten great prizes. Also, first 25 students can watch a Star Wars movie in the library theater. May the fourth be with you!

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Rotary Pakenham Debutante Ball Update

The Debutante Balls, organised by Rotary Pakenham, are being held Friday the 25th and Saturday the 26th of August at the Cardinia Cultural Centre in Pakenham. Thursday 24th August is also a possibility, to be held at Berwick TAFE. This is to be confirmed. INFORMATION NIGHT is Sunday May 7th at 6pm REGISTRATION NIGHT is Sunday May 28th at 6pm Both at: Pakenham Dance Studio 2/907 Princes Hwy, Pakenham There…

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Don’t judge a book by its cover

Blind date with a book… Year 8 student Lily can’t decide… Our wonderful College Librarians have been hard at work wrapping books for the latest reading initiative – to not judge books by their cover. Students have loved unwrapping the surprise read inside, increasing book borrowings dramatically! Terrific result!

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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) 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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