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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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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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Australian Rules Football

Who is your favourite sporting team?

Represent your team with pride by wearing their colours to school on Thursday 30 August 2018. To participate in this fundraiser for The 4Cs, you must bring a can of non-perishable food and wear your full uniform under the top. Organised by Year 9.1 to help our local food bank.

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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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NAIDOC 2018

Dear NAIDOC supporters, The Koolin-ik ba Kirrip-buluk (Family and Friends) National NAIDOC Week Celebration is to be held at the Cranbourne Gardens Wednesday 11 July 2018 10am – 2pm.  Koolin-ik ba Kirrip-buluk (Family and Friends) NAIDOC event creates opportunities for cultural learning for both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal community members from the Southern Metropolitan Region and beyond. Koolin-ik ba Kirrip-buluk is a free family-friendly event celebrating Indigenous culture hosted in the City…

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Art and Technology Exhibition

19th July 2018 4-5pm Room B12 Come and see the exhibition showcasing the high level of skill and quality of our student work covered during their Art and Technology classes of Semester 1, 2018. During the exhibition we encourage visitors to vote for works they feel are of a high quality as students participating in the exhibition will have the opportunity to win a popular choice award. Voting slips are…

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