While Term 3 has been turbulent at times, I have been in awe witnessing the resilience and utter grit and determination of our whole college community. Term 3 has been bustling with challenges, new sport units and sunnier weather, which have helped to lift the moods of students and staff… Read More

Throughout remote learning, our EAL students have demonstrated great resilience, and staff members are dedicated to supporting the students in all possible ways. In the past few weeks we have had:  Parent Forum in collaboration with Foundation House  The Mooroolbark College RESP (Refugee Education Support Program) team organized an online Parent Forum… Read More

ENGLISH

For Jev  Jev Telford was a beloved member (and leader) of the English faculty.   As a teacher, he will be remembered for the hours that he spent helping students outside of class time; for the genuine care that he showed to every student he taught (especially those from R8); and for… Read More

MATHEMATICS

Another period of remote learning has demonstrated once again the amazing work and commitment of our students. For our Year 7 – 10 students the focus has been on measurement and geometry this term. Luckily there are plenty of objects and measurements around every house for students to work these challenges out from home.  Students have been exploring areas and angles using… Read More

TECHNOLOGY

What a busy and challenging Term 3 we've had. I would like to congratulate all our students who have been attending on-line classes demonstrating great resilience. Our Year 7 students have continued with their studies completing their safety and hygiene test online. They have commenced work on their second CAT,… Read More

HUMANITIES

Volcanoes, satellite imagery, exciting career options, incredible archaeological discoveries, managing the effects of climate change at key iconic sites.  All these have been explored in Humanities classes recently, plus much more.  Humanities students have shown great resilience and endeavour while learning from home.  There have been many outstanding assignments and class… Read More

SCIENCE

During August, we celebrated National Science Week. The theme was ‘Food: Different by Design’ and whilst we had a week full of activities planned at school we quickly flipped over to our remote version. We had a large number of students participate during the week and we would like to… Read More

THE ARTS

The Arts thankfully is an area where students can thrive in the remote learning environment. Many of our senior classes are working through their SATs and creating amazing work in their folios – from photography, film, art and illustrations. We are proud of our student’s resilience and flexibility they have shown… Read More

SCIENCE

Our students are back in the science labs and this means they are back developing their scientific practical skills. Our year 12 Environmental Science class explored sustainable energy. They developed an understanding of the importance of meeting today’s energy needs by not depleting the resources for future generations. Sustainable energy often creates little harm to the environment and once set up can be a low-cost option. Students explored creating electricity from wind. There are many… Read More

LANGUAGES

It’s Term 3 already and so it’s time to welcome back Mrs Jiaqi Tan after maternity leave! Due to the increasing popularity of Chinese at Mooroolbark College we are now able to have two Chinese teachers, meaning we have twice as many innovative and engaging ideas to share in Mandarin!  … Read More