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Investigating Evolution

On Tuesday 8 August the two Yr 9 SEAL groups headed into Melbourne Museum to spend the day investigating ideas around evolution and looking at the large amount of evidence available to support this theory. We finished off the day at IMAX, watching a 3D film ‘Walking with Dinosaurs’. When asked about what new knowledge they…

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Kingston Koorie Mob Workshop

On the morning of Thursday 27 July, Mordialloc College’s Year 7 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students participated in the their first workshop run by the Kingston Koorie Mob. This took place at the newly established Gathering Place in the Mordialloc Life Saving Club. The event, which also involved students from Parkdale College, required students…

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Building program update

Late last term I reported that our new stadium would most likely be finished in November. I am pleased to report that this has now been revised back to the original September/October finishing date with a huge amount of work completed over the last 6 weeks. We are on track to have handover of the…

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Year 7 Ancient China Studies

In the second last week of Term 2 our Year 7 students participated in the Chinese Museum Incursion, which was a fantastic day to explore Chinese culture and history. A big thank you to Ashleigh for writing a wonderful recap of the day. See Student Recount page of newletter for Ashleigh’s recap. In the final…

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Introducing New Semester 1 Reports

Next Friday 30 June, Semester One reports will be released for all students at Mordialloc College. This semester we have introduced the new Victorian Curriculum and ensured all subjects at the school meet the required standards. Additionally, in response to parent, student, and staff feedback we have changed the way we report student progress with…

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Lunch at Government House

I was nominated by the Region in my capacity as the Kingston Network Chair, to represent South Eastern Region Victoria at a special working lunch on Friday 23rd June at Government House with Her Excellency the Honourable, Linda Dessau AC, Governor of Victoria, Mr Anthony Howard QC, International Guest Dr Mary Jean Gallagher – former…

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Course Counselling VCE, VETiS & VCAL 2018

Following the Senior School Information Night and Careers Expo which was held late in Term 2, individual interviews for students entering Years 10, 11 and 12 in 2018 are being held next week with members of the College leadership team.  Year 11 into 12 will be on Monday 24 July, Year 10 into 11 will be on Thursday 27 July and…

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John Monash Science School visit

To reward some of our high performing VCE students an excursion was organised to spend half a day at John Monash Science School. This took place on Tuesday. It was an opportunity for some of our Year 11 and 12 students to visit a high performing state school, observe a different learning environment in action…

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MEX 2.0

This year has seen a revamp of one of Mordialloc College’s best-loved programs – the Year 9 Mordialloc Experience (better known as the MEX). In 2016 a team of dedicated staff worked together to review the curriculum and update it in response to staff and student feedback. In Term 1 of this year we launched…

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Official Opening of Performing Arts Centre

On Monday 24 April, 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 Performing Arts Centre in the morning. We had a number of specialguests attending, including Jenny Cocks and Jane Briese, the Directors of MINX Architecture, Managing…