We mourn the passing of our teacher, friend and colleague, Mr Jev Telford, who passed away last week.  Mr Telford will be remembered for his contribution to Mooroolbark College having taught at the College for the past 32 years.  Mr Telford worked across all year levels teaching English to thousands… Read More

After another five weeks of lockdown (or is it 4?… or 6?…. So hard to keep track!), the College to celebrate RUOK Day on Thursday 9th September. As you know, one of our four core values is COMPASSION and we want all our students to develop into caring and compassionate… Read More

ASPIRE

During remote learning our Year 7 Aspire class went on a virtual excursion to the zoo for Science with Mrs Raven. Let’s hear what Matilda and Cooper had to say about the experience!  Animals, what fascinating living things in nature! But have you ever looked closely at their behaviour and… Read More

LIBRARY

There are lots of studies that demonstrate just how important reading is; from helping to increase vocabulary, learning to spell, and understanding how sentences work, all the way through to the health benefits which include better empathy, less anxiety and an ability to self-regulate emotions.   The benefits of reading cannot be… Read More

LIBRARY

As always, the Library has been very busy organising our collection! We have some fantastic new titles, which are all on display and we are always willing to offer a recommendation. If you haven’t been into the Library for a while, make sure you find time to drop in and see us!   While we… Read More

With lockdown 5 done and dusted, it is nice to be back to our busy, noisy normal self. We are once again hearing stories from students about struggle and survival and resilience and almost universally students are saying “I am so glad to be back”. So now we focus on… Read More

The Red House spirit has continued strong this year. We have had some outstanding achievements. Firstly, we are currently leading the tally board for the house with the most merits received. Congratulations to all students who have received merits and let’s keep them coming! Remember you get merits by displaying our… Read More

VCAL

Here is a quick overview of the diverse topics and tasks VCAL students are focused on at the beginning of Term 3.   Work Related Skills  Year 11 WRS students have been planning for Market Day and completing their Food Safety Handling training. Whilst Year 12 have been learning about… Read More

Term 3 is a very busy time in the Pathways area. Course Counselling for 2022 is well underway, with the current Year 8 and 9 students having completed their selections. Year 11 and Year 10 students have just had their Course Counselling sessions this week.    It is important that students… Read More

Whilst we have now come out of remote learning (and fingers crossed it is for the last time), the information below is still very relevant. The Lockdown Survival Guide was put together by Amy Donaldson, one of our new Mental Health Practitioners.  It has useful tips for students and parents… Read More