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Cannibal Creek Landcare Group – Excursion Two

Our Year 11 Environmental Science and Year 7 & 8 PACT students spent time helping volunteers from the Cannibal Creek Landcare Group – planting over 200 trees on another property that was heavily impacted by the bushfires of 2019/2020. The property has recently been acquired by Gumbaya Park and our volunteer work is helping to establish a large corridor of native trees that will be used for feeding Koalas kept…

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2021 Premiers’ Reading Challenge

Students in years 7-10 are encouraged to take part in the 2021 Premiers’ Reading Challenge and read 15 books or more between now and September. The Challenge encourages children and students from birth to year 10 to read a set number of books over the year and record their efforts online. Since the Challenge first began in 2005, more than 3 million students have read nearly 51 million books. The…

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Open Night - 3rd May 2021

Open Day – Save the Date

This year to accommodate COVID restrictions, we will have two presentation and school tour time slots: 5:30pm – for surnames starting A to L 6:30pm – for surnames starting M to Z

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parent-teacher interviews coming up

Parent-Student-Teacher Interviews

Bookings now open for Parent, Teacher and Student Interviews, to be held on Wednesday, March 31 from 1.00pm to 6.00pm. Interviews will be done remotely through Webex. To facilitate this, students will be dismissed at 12pm on Wednesday, March 31. Parents who require supervision of their child between 12pm and 3.15pm, should contact the General Office on 5945 1433 by Friday, March 26 to book a place. For more information…

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Legal Studies student recognised

In today’s paper… Local law firm, Duffy and Simon acknowledge Cardinia’s talented Legal Studies students. Congratulations Kawishka Hewa-Dewage!   Read full article on this link.

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School Council Elections and Call for Nominations 2021

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, 22nd February 2021 The ballot will close at 4.00 pm on Monday, 8th March 2021. Following the closing of nominations a list of the nominations received will be posted at the school. The…

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Student Musical Showcase

Student Musical Showcase

During the year of remote learning, we are super proud of our music students, as it has been extra difficult to learn under the COVID way. Check out their video performances.   Guitar Ensemble piece Nielle Andrei Basco 11.3 & Lillian Mae Basco 11.3 ‘Classical Gas’ – composed by Mason Williams Piano Solo Yifei Wang 07.4 ‘Merry Go Round of Life’ from Howl’s Moving Castle – composed by Joe Hisaishi…

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Mental Health Resources for the School Holidays

It’s been a big year and these guides provide tips to continue looking after your children’s mental health and wellbeing over the school holidays and services to reach out to if you need support. Guide for parents and carers Guide for students

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