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Musically focused

An unwavering passion for music meant a clear path for Mieke,
right from the beginning of secondary school

Mieke has always known what she wants to do and has been completely focused on that goal throughout her school life.

Keeping an open mind

Sometimes knowing what you don’t want can bring you closer to discovering what you do.

In Years 10 and 11, Holly wanted to be a pilot in the Air Force. “I joined the cadets and threw everything into it. I went on camps, did work experience at East Sale Air Force Base, but in the end I realised it wasn’t for me.

Unique pathways with VCAL

VCAL offers an alternative pathway for students like Monique, who prefer
more practical experiences

Monique realised at the beginning of Year 11 that the structure of VCE wasn’t for her. She transferred to the VCAL program and never looked back.

Seeking guidance pays off

With poise and wisdom beyond her years, Anri always knew when to seek guidance and support.

When Anri moved to Melbourne in Term 3 of Year 7, she understood very little English but she possessed poise and wisdom beyond her years.

Focusing on the end goal

"I kept my focus by reminding myself that although my future is in dance, everything I do takes me closer to that goal."

Unlike most students, Amy knew she had secured a spot in her tertiary course of choice in the early stages of Year 12. Following a gruelling four-hour dance audition, Amy was accepted into Kelly Aykers Full Time Dance school in April 2019. 

While knowing her path was secure took the pressure off, Amy needed to make sure she stayed motivated throughout Year 12 to ensure she completed her other subjects; Health and Human Development, Psychology, Maths and English.

Year 12 Formal 2020

 

Thanks to @Photosby-Kathy-Watson

The Mater Christi Year 12 Formal was held on Friday 14 February and it was an amazing night.

Despite the wet and rainy weather, girls still kept their hair and makeup appointments and were dressed to the nines, posing for a thousand photos taken by parents.

College Board Announcement

Dear Members of Mater Christi College Community

Our Principal, Mrs Mary Fitz-Gerald, recently informed the College Board of her plans to retire at the conclusion of 2020 having completed twenty years of leadership at Mater Christi College.

This is a significant milestone for the College community, and we are sure that you, like us, are sad to receive this news, as Mrs Fitz-Gerald has done an outstanding job of leading and guiding our school to its current strong position.

One of the greatest stories ever told

February 17th, 2020

During his homily at our Opening Mass, Fr Chris Ford expressed that the story of the Good Samaritan is one of the greatest stories ever told and urged us to 'go and do likewise', show mercy, be the mercy of Christ for each other.

Below is his full presentation.

Year 12 in hindsight

Our speaker at our High Achievers' Assembly was 2019 College Dux Jessica Taffe. Jess shared her reflections on what success really looks like in Year 12 and how to find balance in a busy school life..

 

My name is Jess and I’d like to start by saying a massive congratulations to my classmates, the class of 2019! All our hard work and hours spent studying was worth it, we made it!!

This year I will be going to university, as many of my peers have chosen to do, and I will be studying Science at Melbourne Uni.

Music@Mater with Mae Collard School of Music

Mater Christi College has partnered with the Mae Collard School of Music to provide a broad range of music education for our students in 2020.

Mae leads a team of instrumental teachers, comprised of the Mae Collard School of Music staff and teachers from our College.

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