Category: Year Level News

Yr 9 St Mary Parents visit

On Monday 22nd of October, 18 parents visited St Mary’s to have a tour of the campus and enjoy the hospitality of the students taking part in the St Mary’s program. Hosted by the members of the Senate, the parents enjoyed a BBQ and the opportunity to ask questions about the St Mary’s program. This… Read more »

Yr 10 Vocational Pathways Program

Forty Yr 10 students took part in the Vocational Pathways camp in the Grampians last week. Whether it was bike riding, rock climbing or abseiling the students showed a willingness to listen, co-operate with each other, and extend themselves outside their comfort zone. They will gain a lot from the experience that they will be… Read more »

Adults and Kids Together

Ten year nine students from St Mary’s Campus participated in a research project partnership with Deakin University and Catholic Care. The project, called Adults and Kids Together (AKT) brought young African students and their peers together with elders in the community, to document their life story. Over a number of weeks, students travelled to Catholic… Read more »

Teenage Expo

On Thursday 30th August many of the Year 9 and 10 Class Captains, as well as leaders from the Student Wellbeing Team, made the journey to the Melbourne Showgrounds to think about life and leadership. Sacha and Sonya, the motivational speakers, encouraged our students to follow their dreams. Their message encouraged our young people to… Read more »

Year 9 St Mary’s Campus – Basketball Competition

As part of the St Mary’s Campus co-curricular program, they had a basketball competition that took place over the past week. This competition has followed a number of great events that have taken place over the term. The basketball competition was no exception. Once again, most of the Campus bordered the basketball court, eagerly awaiting… Read more »

Yr 9 St Marys Community Connections program

As part of the St Mary’s curriculum students are asked to look at the United Nations millennium goals and select a goal to raise about. Students in 9 Purple chose achieving universal primary education as their focus goal. In particular the class focussed on the Aboriginal education in remote areas of Australia. The students raised… Read more »

Health Concern: Outbreak of Cryptosporidium Infection

The Catholic Education Commission has advised all schools to notify parents of a health concern regarding an outbreak of Cryptosporidium Infection in Melbourne and parts of regional Victoria.  Please go to to either the school website “Latest News” or for more information.

MackStars 2013

Well done to all performers who participated in MackStars 2013, from our early heats to our final on Tuesday night. A big congratulations to our senior winner Elle Murphy and junior winner Celine Torres! Thank you to all who helped out with preparation, adjudicating and organisation of the event. Well done!

Yr 10 and 11 Study Skills

Yr 11 and 10 students have been taking part in a study skills program over the past week. These sessions are part of a number of lunch time student programs that will run over the next 2 terms. The focus of the study skills session is to assist Yr 10 and 11 students who are… Read more »

Wyndham Youth Forum

Last Wednesday, 10 students from Yr 9 to 11 attended the Annual Wyndham Youth forum, held at the Youth centre in Hoppers Crossing. Over 100 students from all secondary schools in the City of Wyndham attened the day. With Council Members present the students were asked their opinions on a range of important topics including… Read more »