Year 7 Challenge drama presentation
Sep 12th, 2019In Year 7 Challenge classes, the students have been exploring our college values of curiosity, courage and community. They presented their understanding of these important values through a series of live performances for parents, friends and the community on Tuesday night. With support from our drama teacher, Ms Sloan, the students wrote and performed in small groups about issues that they feel are important to their community. To emphasise the message, the groups performed with minimal props, lighting and dialogue. Their performances captured the essence of their learning perfectly.
Year 9 Skillz Tripod Enterprising Skills workshop
Sep 5th, 2019Today, as part of the SkillZ term 3 focus on "It's My Future", the Year 9s took part in the Tripod Enterprising Skills workshop. They learned about the eight enterprising skills that are relevant and transferable to any workplace, they were challenged to give a personal pitch about themselves and to try to sell an unsellable idea.
Congratulations to VCE coordinator Penny Nevill
Sep 4th, 2019Congratulations are in order for VCE coordinator Penny Nevill on her recent efforts in representing Australia at the World Triathlon event in Switzerland. She came 3rd overall and is to be commended on her commitment, persistence and hard work in achieving her goals!!
Mullauna Manor parent evening
Sep 4th, 2019Well done to our Yr 8 students on their efforts at the recent Mullauna Manor parent evening. The night was a celebration of the great work in our Humanities classes this term, with a focus on Medieval times. Well done to all involved!
Year 8 Mullauna Manor
Sep 3rd, 2019Well done to our Yr 8 students on their efforts at the recent Mullauna Manor parent evening. This night was a celebration of the great work in our Humanities classes this term, with a focus on Medieval times. Well done to all involved!
SkillZ term 3 "It's My Future" mock interviews
Sep 1st, 2019On Friday as part of the Skillz term 3 focus, the Yr 9 students completed a Mock Interview with volunteers from the Nunawading and Donvale Lions clubs and the Salvation Army. This was a chance for the students to gain some valuable experience and insight into how to cope and conduct themselves in an intimidating job interview scenario.
'True Colours' Music showcase concert
Sep 1st, 2019Congratulations to all involved in our annual Music showcase concert last week, 'True Colours'. This event was an example of high-quality music, great sound and lighting and teamwork at its best. Well done to all staff and students involved.
Annual tour of State Parliament House
Aug 28th, 2019Well done to School Captains Harrison and Keishin who represented the college tonight at the annual tour of State Parliament House. This event encourages school leaders from the Eastern region on their leadership journey.
German Poetry State Final success!
Aug 19th, 2019Daniel Seymour won the Gold medal at the State Poetry Final on Saturday 17 August! Three Mullauna finalists (Daniel, Ranuka and Andrew) who had won Gold and Silver at the regional finals, competed against 146 other German students from Victorian private and selective government schools. Daniel’s wonderful recital of the German poem from Katzensprung 2 textbook was awarded the top prize by AGTV (Association of German Teachers of Victoria) and Monash University judges. What an amazing achievement two years in a row!
ImmerseMe™ German Incursion
Aug 15th, 2019New forms of technology like Artificial Intelligence and Virtual Reality are evolving fast and have a lot of potential as tools for learning. Scott Cardwell from ImmerseMe™ visited some German classes today to show what learning German might look like in the future using Virtual Reality headsets. The ImmerseMe™ program uses voice recognition software and puts students in an immersive environment, where they can practice the language with a native speaker. All Mullauna College students studying German can log on to ImmerseMe using their Education Perfect login details. The future is here!
Skillz University of Melbourne and RMIT excursion
Aug 15th, 2019Today, as part of the SkillZ term 3 focus on "It's My Future", the Year 9s visited the University of Melbourne and RMIT in the city. Despite the rain, the students were able to gain some valuable insight into what these institutions have to offer and what tertiary life is like.
Mid-year Awards Ceremony.
Aug 13th, 2019Congratulations to all students that were acknowledged today at our mid-year Awards ceremony. These students are to be commended for their dedication, commitment and the hard work they put into their studies. Best wishes to you all for semester 2. Thanks also to the concert band and singers Kiera and Kayli who provided the musical entertainment.
Clean Sweep for Year 9s in German Poetry competition!
Aug 11th, 2019This year all junior students studying German learned a German poem in class. Last week, ten volunteers from Years 7-9 travelled to Vermont Secondary College for the Regional Final of the Goethe-Institute Australia and the Association of German Teachers of Victoria (AGTV) Poetry Competition. Our junior language learners were awarded the Gold, Silver and Bronze medals at the Regional Finals. Year nine students won all of the top prizes: Pia won the Bronze Medal, Ranuka won the Silver Medal and Daniel won the Gold medal two years in a row! Andrew (Year 8) won the Gold Medal with the poem ‘Erlebnis’. On Saturday 17 August, all Gold and Siver prize winners will take part in the Victorian State Finals at the Austrian Club in Heidelberg. Good luck to Andrew, Ranuka and Daniel! Viel Glück!
SkillZ term 3 focus on "It's My Future"
Aug 9th, 2019Today, as part of the SkillZ term 3 focus on "It's My Future", Vincent Murphy came to speak to the Year 9 students about his experience working in multiple career areas. His personal account highlighted the importance of working to grow your confidence, putting yourself out there to take opportunities and developing a good work-life balance.
Year 7 Girls' soccer team
Aug 8th, 2019Well done to our Yr7 Girls' soccer team who were unable to proceed to the finals played today at Thornbury. 1 draw and 2 loses saw their winning success unfortunately come to an end. Well done to all involved!
Year 9 Skillz KIOSC at Swinburne University of Technology excursion
Aug 8th, 2019Today, as part of the SkillZ term 3 focus on "It's My Future", the Year 9s visited KIOSC at Swinburne University of Technology. They participated in a number of workshops including designing using Photoshop, exploring how virtual reality can assist in the medical field and programming small computer chips that could provide early warning for natural disasters. This was a great opportunity for students to explore the future of the workforce which our guest speaker, Tom Mason, highlighted in his presentation on Monday.
Skillz Victorian Institute of Sport excursion
Aug 1st, 2019Today, as part of the SkillZ term 3 focus on "It's My Future", the Year 9s visited the Victorian Institute of Sport. They were able to tour the state of the art facilities, hear about the experiences of some elite athletes and test their energy output on an exercise bike. They left with a greater understanding of the careers in Sport that they could undertake.