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The College UN Delegation:
From left to right:
Top Row: Kim, Lachlan, Cameron, Oskar and Marlyn
Bottom Row: Jenna, Catherine, Anya, Ashley and Emma

A United Nations experience for Year 10s

The Enhanced Year 10s have recently experienced international affairs in a simulated United Nations Conference held at Monash University. What is a Model United Nations? Model United Nations is a simulation of the UN General Assembly and other multilateral bodies. In Model UN, students step into the shoes of ambassadors from UN member states to debate current issues on the organization’s agenda. While playing their roles as ambassadors, student “delegates”…

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State Finals here we come!

Pakenham Secondary College Chess students traveled to Berwick to play Cardinia’s regional chess tournament at Nossal high school. In the Open Secondary division Pakenham Secondary College took the gold and upset the hosts by 5 points. Danien Kho had the best score with 5 wins out of 7, followed by Victoria Hendrick (4), Tye Xu (3.5) and Amina Hussaini (3). The hosts managed to win the Middle Years division, with our College…

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931 donated items PLUS $234 raised

They have planned, promoted and worked tirelessly to make this a success. All donations were delivered to Pakenham’s crisis relief centre 4Cs. 4C’s PROVIDES Emergency Finance, No Interest loans, Food relief [500+ tonnes in 2013] Emergency Accommodation, Furniture, Clothing, Bedding, Budgeting and financial advice, Debt Liaison, Crisis and long term counseling, and a variety of education, quality of life programs such as cooking, computer management etc. All this is achieved with huge amounts of…

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One Million Stars Project

College students have been busy sharpening their weaving skills for the One Million Stars Project. Each star may appear simple, but don’t let this fool you. With over 20 folds each, it takes about 15-20 minutes to create a single star. We are so proud of our students, who have achieved their goal of creating 1000 stars. These will now be off to a special exhibit to be created during…

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Photos are in!

Following the success of the College 50th Anniversary Celebration, we make available all the pictures taken on the night…including the photobooth. Enjoy! Click here to view photos

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4C’s Canned food Drive & Free Dress Donation Day

  From the Year 9 Enhancement Class We’re involved with the 4C’s which is an organisation that is dedicated to helping homeless and struggling families, every winter the 4C’s have run a Food Drive which our school helps support through the work of our enhancement class. The mission of 4C’s Crisis Relief Centre is to administer honour, generosity and hope through the provision of practical aid to the crisis torn,…

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Statement of Commitment to Child Safety

Pakenham Secondary College is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people.  We want children who attend our College to be safe, happy and empowered. As a school we are committed to the safety, participation and empowerment of all children and have zero tolerance of child abuse.  All allegations and safety concerns will be treated very seriously and consistently with our and the Department of Education…

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65 Roses Day – Raising Funds for Cystic Fibrosis

The College SLC have been busy campaigning for Cystic Fibrosis. Posters have been created and promoted around the school. The 65 Roses Day raises funds for research and clinical improvement programmes. How can you help? Collect a rose order form from your sub-school office or the main office at the student window. Fill out the order form, nominating the recipient you wish to send a rose to Select the quantity…

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