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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Middle School – Update

Dear Families, Students and Community Members, It is frightening to think that one third of the year has already passed us by. Students in the Middle School have been immersing themselves in all the aspects of the College. Our Year 7 students began their secondary schooling in excellent fashion. Camp in the second week of…

Successful Open Events

Last week we held two very successful open events for prospective students and parents, with up to 400 visitors to our Open Afternoon in the Year 7 Learning Centre on Saturday 18 April and over 400 visitors to our Open Night to see the whole school in action on Tuesday 21 April. The success of…

Mordialloc College Has A Night

The Melbourne International Comedy Festival has just been and gone, showcasing over 500 local and international performances, making it one of the largest festivals in the world. In the final week of the festival, a group of Mordialloc College teachers and students went into the city to get amongst it. The show of choice was…

Open Events

We look forward to meeting prospective students and their parents at our open events in the next week. On Saturday 18 th April, our Year 7 Learning Centre will be open from 2 – 4pm with attendees having the opportunity to participate in a range of interactive learning workshops with our Year 7 teaching team…