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Faster, Higher, Stronger

August 26th, 2016|0 Comments

The Olympics is a fascinating event. Every four years we stay up and watch sports from exotic places like Rio de Janeiro that we would normally have little or no interest in. Not only do

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Prayer for Justice

August 25th, 2016|0 Comments

Father, you have given all peoples one common origin. It is your will that they be gathered together, As one family in yourself. Fill the hearts of humankind with the fire of your love

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Tinnies 4 Vinnies 2016

August 25th, 2016|0 Comments

We are half way through Term 3 and our collection is well underway. Some students have been very generous already. Tins of food are being collected and tallied in each room. The Year 11 students

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Updated School Bus Management System Information

August 25th, 2016|0 Comments

School Bus Management System – User Account Emails Public Transport Victoria and the Department of Education and Training welcomes families to the School Bus Management System, the new online system where you can apply, renew

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A Trip to Ferny Creek

August 25th, 2016|0 Comments

As part of our unit on Ecosystems, the Year 7s trekked down to Ferny Creek to investigate the creek and surrounding environment. Each student was allocated a particular factor to investigate during the visit.

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Year 8 Retreat

August 25th, 2016|0 Comments

We had a beautiful, sunny and windy day at Lysterfield. We enjoyed great views and lots of time to play sports and relax, but the highlight was the guest speaker, Paul Zappa, who spoke

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SRC CERES Excursion

August 25th, 2016|0 Comments

CERES in some ways is quite similar to Valdocco in its history and development. They were both wastelands that have been built through community spirit and involvement. We went to see and experience all that

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Smart Generation Workshops

August 25th, 2016|0 Comments

What words come to mind when you hear the word ‘DRUNK’? This very question was posed to the class by the 2016 Smart Generation leaders, Josh Hill, Jack Moses and Will Gardam, in their first

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Calling Student Leaders

August 25th, 2016|0 Comments

The midway mark of Term 3 always proves to be a significant time in the Senior School. For our Year 12 students, their collective focus has well and truly begun to turn towards their

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Year 10 News

August 25th, 2016|0 Comments

Term 3 is now in full swing with the students diving straight into it after a well-earned break. Since the return from holidays six weeks ago, the students have already been involved in several

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Preparing For The Future

August 25th, 2016|0 Comments

Year 12 students have now completed two late night study sessions and we have been extremely impressed with not only the number of students in attendance but also the quality of the work that

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iCode

August 25th, 2016|0 Comments

Over the past few months, a group of dedicated Year 7 and 8 students has gathered in Chieri after school on a Wednesday or Thursday afternoon to explore a program called Snap. This program uses

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New Music Groups and Upcoming Events

August 25th, 2016|0 Comments

This Semester, a number of new music activities are beginning in the Music Department. Below is a schedule of all the events taking place in Term 3. The teachers name is listed next to

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The Use of Technology for Teaching and Learning – Part 3

August 25th, 2016|0 Comments

This article provides readers with further insights into “the use of technology within the classroom setting”. These findings of selected academic research are attributed to studies at the University of Wollongong. Using Technology to Communicate

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What Course to Apply for Next Year?

August 25th, 2016|0 Comments

Not all careers require a university degree but many do, particularly professional careers such as teaching and nursing. University or TAFE graduates have access to a wider range of job opportunities as well as opportunities

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National Science Week

August 25th, 2016|0 Comments

Science week was an outstanding success. Posters outlining scientific achievements of notable Australian Scientist were prominent throughout the College. These included Australian Nobel Laureates Elizabeth Blackburn and Brain Schmidt. Staff enjoyed the science quiz during

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Connecting to School

August 24th, 2016|0 Comments

The term ‘school connectedness’ is often used to describe a young person’s relationship to school. School connectedness can also refer to students’ beliefs that adults and peers in the school care about their learning

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Career News

August 24th, 2016|0 Comments

Open Days – August VTAC Applications – August and September News from RMIT University Changes to Maths requirement for Bachelor of Environmental Science The mathematics prerequisites for the Bachelor of Environmental Science and the double

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Principal’s News

In reviewing the Newsletter items prior to publication, I was delighted to read articles advising our community about the many opportunities there are for students to be involved in developing their leadership skills. I read with interest an opinion about pollution by Joshua Briggs in Year 7. A number of Music Ensembles are being led by students: Flute Ensemble (Dylan Richard 10 Cantamessa); Clarinet Ensemble (Ben Harris 9 O’Sullivan); and

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