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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…

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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…