Share the Dignity

My name is Rebecca Block and I am the VCAL Captain at Mordialloc College for 2019. In term 4 each student picks a community project that is their main focus. We put a lot of time and energy into our projects. The aim of each project is to raise awareness for a complex social issue. I decided…

School Production

Congratulations to all students (cast and crew) who were involved in this year’s school production, “The Addams Family”. I am sure everyone in our school community would agree with me that it was an outstanding show of the highest quality and so professional in every sense of the word (we even had the actual sets…

School for Student Leadership for selected year 9 students

Last term, seven students attended the School for Student Leadership at the Snowy River Campus in Marlo. Over that time, they developed a Community Learning Project. This is a project that they plan to implement in their community. They chose to tackle the issue of homelessness in our area by creating care kits including toiletries, water,…

VCAL Excursion to Pantry 5000

Foundation and Intermediate VCAL Community Service Excursion to Pantry 5000 This term Intermediate VCAL students have been completing an integrated project on addressing the issue of homelessness and marginalisation in our community. On 14 August the Intermediate and Foundation VCAL students along with their teachers visited St Aiden’s Church in Longbeach, the  Anglican Parish of…

Student News

Carter Fox – Work Experience 0500. It’s cold and dark. Outside it’s raining. In Mordialloc, students are asleep, tucked up in bed. But today for me it’s different. I’m about to leave for work experience. Round two. And it’s only 300km away… My WEX (work experience) program started in early December last year. A year…

Opening the Doors

This week at assembly our school captains, Sabrina Berg and Bailey Bocksette, updated students about a project they have been working on to improve the school bathrooms and toilets.  This initiative resulted in new locks, seats and brightly coloured walls. This was timely as some of our Year 7, 8 and 9 students had volunteered…

Valour and Triumph from our Debaters

Last Tuesday night, students from Years 7 to 12 competed in Round 4 of the Victorian Schools Debating Competition. After weeks of rigorous training and intense practice debates, our hardened debate teams were ready to take on Mentone Grammar and Mentone Girls Grammar. The round was ‘power paired’ which means teams were paired up with…

Principal’s Update

Funding Commitment On Wednesday the Premier of Victoria, Mr Daniel Andrews visited the school, along with our local member Mr Tim Richardson and Federal member Mr Mark Dreyfus QC. After taking them on a tour of the school and speaking about the future direction of the school and current building needs to cater for our…

Year 7-10 Poetry Competition

Le Concours Berthe Mouchette 2018 Year 7-8 Finals Dechlan Burkitt (Yr 8) and Jordan Shenouda (Yr 7) – 2018 Finalists for the French Poetry competition, attended the Alliance Française in St Kilda on Sunday 24 June. Both boys proudly represented Mordialloc College and performed in the Finals for the Berthe Mouchette Poetry Competition. Thank you to…

Year 9 Mentor Careers Incursion

On Wednesday 6 June, our Year 9 students participated in workshops regarding various careers during their Mentor session. Students could choose from careers in construction, IT, physiotherapy, personal training and exercise physiology, hairdressing, property management, business and outdoor recreation. We even had a few teachers who presented about their previous careers! Many students elected to hear…