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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…

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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…