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Friday 15 May, 2020

Term 2 Events
Due to COVID-19 Term 2 school events have been POSTPONED until further notice.


Production Camp: POSTPONED
Thursday 21 May - Saturday 23 May


School Returns - Year 11 & 12 only
Tuesday 26 May


Queen's Birthday Public Holiday
Monday 8 June


School Returns - Year 7 to 10
Tuesday 9 June


GAT Exam: POSTPONED
Wednesday 10 June

RIA Semester One Showcase: POSTPONED
Thursday 18 June & Friday 19 June

Year 10 Central Australia Trip: POSTPONED
Saturday 20 June - Monday 29 June

Last Day of Term 2
Friday 26 June 

First Day of Term 3
Monday 13 July 

1. TERM 2 - Return to School 
 On Tuesday 26th May, our Year 11 students and Year 12 students will return to school. On Tuesday 9th June, our year 7 to 10 student cohort will also return to school. Further information will be provided on the return to school process via Compass.
    
2. Week 2 Secret Sound Winner
Our Secret Sound competition winner this week is Danielle Tibenszky and the correct sound was a hole punch. Well done Danielle! Stay tuned for next Monday for our new sound to be revealed. Good luck! 
3. Weekly Career Newsletter - click here
4. Reminder: Short Film Festival 
What’s going on for you at the moment? Why not let us all know with a film?  
  • Theme: Life is for Living
  • Length: up to 60 seconds (25mb size)
  • Include your name and student ID
  • Upload by 25 May to Microsoft Team – short film festival: Life is for Living
  • Check out Ms Brown’s film – "You know you can do better!”

5. ATTENTION STUDENTS - Last Chance for learning at home photos! 
Please keep your learning from home photos coming through. Send them to rowville.sc@edumail.vic.gov.au or turnbull.rebecca.l@edumail.vic.gov.au. These will go on our website and also in our 2020 yearbook. Thank you.

1. Fridge Challenge Video 

Check out this awesome video of our RSC staff taking part in the fridge challenge. Find out what your teacher has in their fridge. Watch video.  

2. 2020 Production Shake Up! 

Due to the current climate, our planned 2020 Production of Strictly Ballroom – The Musical, has been cancelled and our production team at Rowville Secondary College have developed a new concept for a new show! We will be staging a ‘Variety Show’ featuring numbers from past musicals we have performed at RSC.

This involves splitting our students into smaller groups and having them learn, rehearse and collaborate to put the numbers together via video conference and recording choreography and songs to learn at home. We will relive treasured and cherished moments from Grease, Seussical, Legally Blonde, Hairspray and more.

We know this will be a fantastic show and our hope is to perform this later in the year. We have given much thought into the ‘what ifs’ or restrictions and we do have some ideas up our sleeves to combat these. For now, the show must go on and indeed it will! We cannot wait to share our collaborations and productions with the College and the wider community later in the year. Stay tuned!  

Written by Ms. Kacey Hocking, Production Coordinator. 

3. Learning at Home #PHOTOS 

It's week 5 of remote learning already! Here are some photos and comments from our hard working RSC students at home.

"Home learning made easier with Clixs and Snowy the budgie." - Chayse, Year 7, General Excellence.  

"Friday Fun doing Maths at home." - Luke, Year 7, Rowville Sports Academy.


"You get to work at your own pace... and Dad let's you eat frozen berries in class!" - Emma, Year 10.

"I’m really enjoying it. Working from home has allowed me to play to my learner strengths of independence and resilience. All my teachers have been presenting the lesson plans and classwork really well and honestly, I think, if we ever go back to school, it will be really strange." - Jess, Year 11.

"I like the online classes because they are easy to access. I miss my friends though." - James, Year 8.

 
4. Go RSA Netballers  

Watch this video of our Junior RSA Netball students taking their remote coaching very seriously! Check out their hard work, passion and persistence to make sure they complete their drills, training and coaching the very best they can. "I am really impressed with their ability and resilient attitude to getting the job done, well done girls." - Ms. Erin Bell, Netball Coach.  Watch this space for videos of our intermediates and seniors in the coming weeks. Play video on our College Videos page on our website.
 
5. Year 10 Bakery CAT 

Recently our Year 10 Food Technology Students had to complete their CAT 3 from home. Cooking in ISO involved producing an item that could be sold in a bakery. Check out photos of these mouth watering baked creations below. YUM! 
 
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