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Student Wellbeing Update

Dear Families, Students and Community members, It is hard to believe we are already over halfway through first term for the 2018 school year! Before any more of the year gets away, it is important that I fill you in on the area of Student Wellbeing at Mordialloc College. At Mordialloc College we place a strong emphasis…

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Show Some Respect

Wednesday 7th March  all Year 8’s attended a drama performance titled “Show Some Respect” performed by an outside production company, Class Act Theatre run by the Melbourne Wellbeing Program. The act was a great opportunity for the students to learn about different types of harassment and bullying and the ramifications this behaviour can have on…

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Intrepid MC Debaters win round one of the Victorian Schools Competition

Last Tuesday night, students from years 7 to 12 competed in Round 1 of the Victorian Schools Debating Competition. After weeks of rigorous training and tense practice debates, our hardened debate team was prepared to persuade. Our students were the underdogs walking into the Haileybury’s well established debating precinct. For example, Jeremy Thai Chan, an…

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Chinese New Year Party

On Monday night 19/02/18 our thirty-nine international students including students from our local language schools attended a Chinese New Year Party at the House of Delight in Glen Waverley. As this was the first time some of the students were away from their home in China at the time of Chinese New Year – it…

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Year 7 Camp

This year the year 7’s and I went to The Summit camp in Trafalgar. We got to get to know people that we haven’t met before. There were so many activities and new challenges that we had to face. The staff were encouraging and so supportive throughout the time we were there. I was in…

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Year 9 Advance Snorkelling

The day started meeting everyone at school early and catching the school bus to Portsea pier. It wasn’t the nicest day to go as while we were on our way down to the pier, it was spitting and it was dark and cloudy. When we arrived at Portsea, we hopped off the school bus and…

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Strengthening Culture of Achievement

My ongoing mantra to everyone here has been to set ‘High Expectations’ in everything we do. High expectations of our own performance and of those we influence, whether we are student, teacher or parent. Underpinning this focus are our core values of Personal Best, Integrity, Respect and Responsibility. It is so important that they continue…

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School Council President

Dear Students, Teachers, Parents and everyone else who is part of the school community, This time of year is an opportunity to reflect on all that Mordialloc College achieves throughout the year. We have seen the completion and official opening of the new gym stadium as well as the school performance, “Bring it On’ being…

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Headstart for our International students

Before the busy Headstart progam commenced, the International students had an exciting Christmas party, celebrating the completion of exams. All students enjoyed chatting, the Australian sunshine and sharing their experiences . There is a total of 11 new students attending the Headstart course, including three in Year 9, five in Year 10 and three in Year 11. Most of them are very excited but some are…

Awards Night

Our annual Awards Night held at the City of Kingston Town Hall in Moorabbin on Wednesday, 6 December was such a wonderful celebration of achievement of Personal Best. We had the opportunity to celebrate student successes in a variety of areas such as Academic Excellence, Achievement Endeavour, the Arts &Technology, Sport and Community involvement. High quality entertainment…