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Instrumental Music Showcase

It has been a term full of many activities that have really highlighted how talented and wonderful the students at Mordialloc College are. Last Thursday night I was so impressed to watch many of our students participate in the inaugural Instrumental Music Showcase. With a combination of solo and ensemble music performances, the evening was…

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Premier Daniel Andrews Visits Mordialloc College

Dear Families, Students and Community Members, On Wednesday morning Premier Daniel Andrews and Member for Mordialloc, Tim Richardson, visited Mordialloc College. The Premier was very interested to hear about the progress with our building program and also my vision for the future development of the College as we continue to grow. As we toured the…

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School Production

Congratulations to all students (cast, musicians and crew) who were involved in this year’s school production, “Guys and Dolls”. I am sure everyone in our school community would agree with me that it was an outstanding show of the highest quality in all respects and showcased our wonderful talent pool at the College. Special thanks…

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Run 2K for Kyle

On Tuesday 4 August we held a very special event during Mentor time – “Run 2K for Kyle”. This was a student led initiative and we are all so proud of the group of students who organised such a positive event in the memory of their close friend, Kyle Kovacsics, who passed away at the…

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Building Program Update

In my last newsletter article I included the sketch designs for the new Performing Arts Centre, Canteen and Year 8 Learning Centre. Included here is the sketch design for our new gym. This includes allowing for the possible future extension of an additional court. I am continuing to work with the City of Kingston on…

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Building Program Update

During the second half of Term 2 we completed the sketch design process with the architects for our three new buildings – Performing Arts Centre and Canteen, PE multipurpose stadium and Year 8 Learning Centre. These plans are up in the staffroom and I am happy to show these to any parents who are interested…

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The Happiest Refugee

The Happiest Refugee is the memoir of well-known comedian Anh Do. It’s the story of Ahn’s journey by sea from Vietnam and his account of growing up in Australia. Anh’s story appeals to all ages including our Year 9’s who are studying the text this year. Many know Anh’s story but there are many other…

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Student Principal for a Day

This year our students again had the opportunity to participate in Student Principal for a Day which is a national initiative of the Principals Australia Institute. Interested students were required to submit to me an expression of interest – explaining why they would like to be Principal for a Day and what skills and attributes…

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Rainbow Day

On Tuesday 19 May, Mordialloc College celebrated IDAHOT day – that is the International Day Against Homophobic, Transgender and Intersex Bullying – commonly known as Rainbow Day. During this day many of our school community wore a rainbow accessory at school and there was a celebratory Hip Hop D. J, Yo Mafia, at lunchtime. The…

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Music Camp

Last week twenty of our music students ventured off to Daylesford with music teachers Nigel Maas and Demis Danoudis to participate in our annual music camp with Glen Eira College, Cheltenham SC and McKinnon SC. Students from the vocal group, concert band and guitar group had the opportunity to rehearse for three days in preparation…