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Friday 9 August, 2019

Year 10 Compulsory Course Counselling Interviews 
Book appointments on Compass now

Production Performances
Friday 9 August at 7pm
Saturday 10 August at 1pm & 7pm

Year 10 Course Counselling
Tuesday 13 August
Students finish end of period 5 (2.30pm)

Course Selection OPEN
Tuesday 13 August for students entering year 9, 10, 11 & 12 in 2020.

Student Free Day
Thursday 15 August

Family Literacy Night
Tuesday 20 August

Fathers Day
Sunday 1 September

Student Led Conference
Wednesday 4 September

Second Hand Uniform Shop OPEN
Thursday 5 September

Victorian State Schools Spectacular
Saturday 14 September

Last Day of Term 3
Friday 20 September 

Presentation Balls
Saturday 21 September
Sunday 22 September

Motoyama Japan School Tour
Monday 30 September - Saturday 12 October

First Day of Term 4
Monday 7 October

Last Day of Term 4
Friday 20 December 

 
1. 2020 Course Selection 
If you are a student entering years 9-12 in 2020. Please visit our Course Selection website for elective subjects. Please note subject selection will open on Tuesday 13 August.    
2. Rock of Ages: High School Edition. 
“An amazing opening night for Rock of Ages. The standing ovation was spontaneous and well deserved. Can’t wait to go back and watch again on Saturday!” - said one audience member. Last chance to get your tickets - book here
3. Rebel Sport Knox Loyalty Program. Mention RSC when you shop in-store for the school to receive 5% back from all your purchases.  This will help us to buy new sporting equipment. Thank you!
4. Second Hand Uniform Shop Facebook Group - join here.
 

1. Local Primary Schools enjoy 'Rock of Ages'

On Tuesday 6th August we had close to 300 local primary school students visit the PAC in the morning to watch the full dress rehearsal of Rock of Ages: High School Edition. “It was an exciting day!” said one primary school teacher. “The kids thoroughly enjoyed the show. It was amazing, the dancing, the sets, the cast were all very professional. The show was a full on rock adventure.... And the kids have not stopped singing the 80's songs.” Thank you to Lysterfield Primary, Belgrave South Primary, Rowville Primary and Heany Park for a fantastic day. Visit our Productions Facebook page to meet the cast and see backstage videos. Watch this space for the full story on 'production week' in next week's email.

2. Students visit CBD: Investigation & Scavenger Hunt 

On Tuesday 30 July the Intermediate VCAL students from the Western campus headed into the CBD for the day. We visited the Queen Victoria Market to investigate how businesses operate and the OHS issues that may exist in a complex like this. Students were required to collect information about what the stalls were selling, how these were produced and how this process took place. The afternoon was spent completing a scavenger hunt around the city where students tried to find famous people, a piano to play, some Kim Kardashian street art, some local police, and a slide to sit on amongst many other things. The students all enjoyed having to manage their own time, directions and work as a team to try to win the challenge. The teachers team was victorious at the end of the day, perhaps illustrating the competitiveness of a group of Phys Ed teachers.   

Written by Ms. Tamsin Nelson, Teacher.  

3. Yr 10's experience new technologies @KIOSC 

As part of the Year 10 Careers program, students are expected to participate in a "Careers Taster" conducted at KIOSC (Swinburne TAFE Wantirna). "The purpose of the day is to provide students with the opportunity to participate in a series of career orientated workshops which will enhance their knowledge of a variety of industries and encourage them to make more informed decisions relating to program selection later this term. Students experienced Green Trades Horticulture, VR in Healthcare, Visual Merchandising, Electro Technology and Mad Gizmos 4.0." - Ms. Jade Williams, Teacher.
 
4. Football Champs!

Congratulations to our Junior girls Football team who won Eastern Metropolitan Sports Region last week and will now advance to State Finals. Fantastic achievement girls! 
 
5. Dress up as a movie star! 

On Monday our Year 12's held a dress up day and the theme was come dressed as your favourite movie character. "Most of the students got involved and into the spirit. We had some wild, wacky and well known stars making an appearance." - Ms. Claire Jones, Dean of Students.
 
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