Welcome Back to our Mooroolbark College community and an extra special welcome to our new Year 7 students, we are so excited to support you on your high school journey.
The term is racing along and the canteen is humming! We are extremely busy and thankful for your patience and understanding as we navigate more food shortages such as frozen chips, potato cakes and flavoured milk. Please be assured that we are doing our very best to have all our menu items available, but occasionally certain items will show as unavailable on Flexi schools. If you haven’t already, I would strongly encourage you to download the Flexi schools App and order your recess and lunch orders through here. This ensures that you always get what you would like and no waiting in the busy canteen lines. Alternatively, you can order with the canteen staff prior to 9.00am.
In addition to our student helpers, Campbell Robertson and Leonardo Gideon we are now excited to welcome Liam Thomson, Ethan Moss and Wil Harston to the canteen! We are extremely grateful for the help that these students provide, as it ensures that the lines at recess and lunchtime move quickly and efficiently and that the fridges and stock are replenished in preparation for the next day!
The canteen recently celebrated Chin National Day with our Burmese students on Monday, 20th February. Chin National Day is a day to celebrate being Chin, a day to celebrate identity, culture and traditions and a day to promote understanding, sense of identity and most of all unity in diversity. We have a number of Chin students at Mooroolbark College and it was wonderful to see all of our school community take part in homegroup activities and embrace such an important day in our College calendar. The canteen provided cupcakes for our Chin students and we had other items available for sale. It was lovely to see such happy and smiling faces as the students collected their cupcakes!
This term we have also organized for authentic Burmese cuisine through Shwe’s Kitchen every fortnight to the canteen. We hope that this will be an ongoing arrangement and look forward to connecting our school community through new delicious food.
Thank you for your support of the canteen!