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ANZAC Day Commemoration Ceremony 2019

On  3 April, the members of the SRC took the train up to the Melbourne Shrine of Remembrance to participate in Legacy’s 88th ANZAC Commemoration Ceremony for students. 25 students from Mordialloc College were in attendance. The ceremony included Her Excellency, the Honourable Linda Dessau AC, Governor of Victoria and Mr Anthony Howard QC, as well…

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Trivia Night FUNdraiser

One of the most exciting events to feature on the Performing Arts Calendar this year is our upcoming College production of ‘Footloose – The Musical’. Rehearsals are well underway and the show is really taking shape. In order to make this production the best the College has seen yet, we are raising some much-needed funds…

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Year 9 Advance Lorne Surf Camp

On Wednesday 27 March, the Year 9 Advance class embarked on our first camp for the year. After a long bus ride winding along the Great Ocean Road all the way to Lorne, we finally arrived to set up our tents and have lunch. We then hopped back on the bus to go to Urquharts…

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Year 9 Outdoor Education Hike

On Tuesday 26 March the Year 9 Outdoor Education class went to Werribee Gorge to hike the 8km Centenary track. The aim of the day hike was to use our newly learnt mapping skills to navigate our way through the bottom of the gorge to the peak. We travelled through the bush.  Our only guides were…

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World’s Greatest Shave

This year Mordialloc College held the World’s Greatest Shave on Monday 25 March. This event gave our school a chance to raise money to donate to the Leukaemia Foundation. I would like to thank everyone who had made donations to our Leukaemia cause, either by sponsoring students to have their heads shaved or students to have…

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Police – Community Life Saving Carnival

On Tuesday 5 March 14 students from Mordialloc College went to the Mordialloc Life Saving Club to participate in the Police – Schools Life Saving Carnival against three of our local police divisions – Kingston, Bayside and Glen Eira and other nearby schools, Parkdale Secondary and Cornish College. All of us competed in at least four…

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Curiosity and Powerful Learning

Two of our Key Improvement Strategies in our 2017-2020 Strategic Plan are to “develop precision in teacher practice using agreed lesson structures and challenging learning tasks that reflect high expectations for student learning and strengthen feedback and coaching for staff;” and to “develop and embed rigorous, reliable and well differentiated assessment practices to support quality…

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Director of Student Wellbeing

Dear Families, Students and Community Members, With the new school year in full swing I thought it was time to bring you up to date with what’s happening with Student Wellbeing at Mordialloc College. Evidence tells us that students who are happy and feel a sense of connectedness to school are better placed to be…

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World Challenge

At our first school council meeting for the year on February 21 a small group of students presented to us on their World Challenge experience. Thanks to Maddie Mead, Zoe Pegrum, Lucy Reekie, Georgia McLeish, Charlotte Davis, Matt McVay and Yarno Vlasblom for being prepared to present to school council out of normal school hours and…

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Year 10 Enhanced English

Fair is foul and foul is fair! Monday, 25 February, a cold night, and the Year 10 Enhanced English students were out past their bedtimes. There was reason for this, as all of the students had gone into the city to watch the William Shakespeare play, ‘Macbeth’. After a 45 minute journey into the heart of…