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Stella’s Writing Poetry

On Friday 3 October, activist Candy Bowers visited a group Year 9 girls including myself in a session called, ‘The Stella’s Writing Poetry Class.’ Candy Bowers is an actor, social-activist, comedian and producer, a woman of plentiful talents. She kicked off the class by telling us a little bit about herself with tales of being a multi-racial South African…

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It’s Academic

An event we always look forward to is the annual Mordialloc College Academic Challenge for our feeder primary schools grade 5 students. This was held on Friday 27 October in the Year 7 LC. The event was run by our Middle School captains. This year we had eight of our feeder primary schools competing in this…

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Year 7 Project Expo

Dear Mordialloc College parents, guardians and staff. You are cordially invited to join us for the final Year 7 Project Expo for 2017. Event details: Students have been working hard to create projects for their current Learning Trackers. Mainstream students will be presenting museum exhibits about Ancient Mediterranean Societies (Greece, Rome and Egypt). SEAL students…

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The Great Debate!

Our traditional and one of the most anticipated events for the year – the Staff vs Student debate was held on Friday 13 October and was watched by the whole school on the topic “this house doesn’t believe in grading in schools,” with staff speaking in the affirmative and students against. This was the twentieth debate…

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Director of eLearning/STEM

Dear Families, Students and Community Members, I am pleased to announce that Mordialloc College has recently achieved eSmart status in 2017. eSmart schools are schools that promote the smart, safe and responsible use of information communications technology. In recent years we have developed processes and curriculum that have ensured that students are prepared for many…

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Mental Health Week

This week we have been celebrating Mental Health week by offering students a range of fun and interactive activities which focus on the senses of touch, taste, sight, hearing and smell.  A lot of research has been conducted recently on ways that sensory activities can enhance and improve mood.  The Wellbeing team offered students the opportunity to…

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Official Opening of Gym

On Wednesday 11 October, the Minister of Education and Deputy Premier, James Merlino accompanied by Mr Tim Richardson, State Member for Mordialloc, attended Mordialloc College to officially open our new gymnasium in the morning. We had a number of special guests attending including, Jenny Cocks, the Director of MINX architecture, Managing Director – Mr. Duncan McPherson OAM…

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Dumpling Lunch Days

Dumplings are a traditional Chinese New Year’s food. On Monday 4 and Tuesday 5 September Mordialloc College had their Special Dumpling Lunch Days. Many  thanks to the parents of our International students who put on the Chinese lunch for all of our College staff and International students. The parents started preparing the food in the morning at 9:30 on both…

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Dance Competition

Congratulations Alex Unwin from Year 10 who competed in the Geelong Classic DanceSport Festival last weekend. This event is a prestigious regional competition which attracts dancers from all over the country. Alex competed and was awarded 1st place in the U21 New Vogue section, 1st in Latin, 1st in Modern and he also achieved two…

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School Production

Congratulations to all students (cast and crew) who were involved in this year’s school production “Bring It On”. I am sure everyone in our school community would agree with me that it was a fantastic show of the highest quality in all respects and showcased our wonderful talent pool at the College. The production this…