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Welcome Evenings 2018 – It’s all about girls

December 8th, 2017

Save the date!
We are looking forward to again hosting some of Australia’s leading thinkers, authors and speakers.

This exciting series of seminars offers fresh thinking, expert advice, new perspectives, ideas and strategies across a range of age-related topics.

Principal’s Desk – 7 December 2017

December 7th, 2017

No one will quickly forget the start of our Cocurricular Program this past week, as downpours and rail strikes threatened to spoil the careful plans and high hopes of students and staff alike for a positive conclusion to the 2017 school year.  However and as expected, resilience outscored disappointment and all year level activities proceeded happily and with gusto.

Semester Two Reports and Progress Meetings

The central role of Progress Meetings is to provide individual feedback to students and parents, so we encourage everyone to make use of this opportunity to discuss student learning.

The focus of Progress Meetings is to involve all  members of the learning partnership, the student, parent and teacher, in a conversation about student progress, development and direction.

$1 Million Grant for Mater Christi College

Today, James Merlino, Deputy Premier, Minister for Education and local Member for Monbulk announced that Mater Christi College had been successful in its application for a State Government Capital Grant of $1million, enabling us to upgrade our facilities with the provision of a specialist multi-media Presentation Centre.

Young Journalist Award

October 30th, 2017

Congratulations to Year 7 student, Catalina Macfarlane who received an Honourable Mention in the ACU 2017 Young Journalist awards for her story about her Grade 6 Teacher at St Jude's Primary School, Scoresby.

Man of Steele

A teacher; a person who teaches.

Principal’s Desk – 30 October 2017

October 30th, 2017

“It’s time we listened to girls…” Thus began The Dream Gap report of Australian girls’ views around gender equality.  In addition to girls identifying that they were not being treated equally with boys, this survey identified a worrying consequence, where many girls reported a lack of confidence which significantly impacted on their future ambitions.

Chinese Excursion

October 30th, 2017

Last week, our Year 10 Chinese class visited the Queen Victoria Market to apply our language learning. We went on a scavenger hunt with different missions communicated to us through the app GooseChase. We had to ask shop owners about prices in the target language and record our conversation.

CHOOSEMATHS Mentoring

October 27th, 2017

Six Year 9 students are taking part in a new program, CHOOSEMATHS Mentoring, organised by the Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute (AMSI).

The aim of the program is to change community attitudes and participation in Mathematics and statistics as a career choice, especially for girls and young women.

Year 10 Reflection Day “Go and Make a Difference”

October 27th, 2017

During this week’s Year 10 Reflection Day “Go and Make a Difference”, we explored the complexities of the issues around homelessness. The girls chose a mix of practical and prayerful initiatives and toward the end of the day, were asked to respond to the statement: Homelessness is not just about a lack of shelter.