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Style in spades — Jack Austin (OM 2010)

Jack Austin (OM 2010) has progressed rapidly after graduating from St Michael’s. As his website states, he offers his clients ‘full-service wardrobe styling from editorial to red carpet looks, serving determined fashionistas to the up-and-coming young Hollywood.’ He discusses his rapidly expanding career in the fashion industry, his new home in LA, and how his time at St Michael’s fuelled his ambitions.

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Year 9 Exodus

The theme for the Year 9 Exodus program is ‘Real Responsibility’. During the program, students are encouraged to take on a greater degree of responsibility for themselves and others, which is reflected in the students' self-catering for the first extended time and taking on a more proactive leadership role during the Exodus. Discussion focuses on exploring the meaning of responsibility and working through models based on accepting responsibility for our actions or inaction.

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Families Then and Now

Some aspects of family life have changed over recent time while others have remained the same. Year 1 students recently explored this concept through a Grow Zone Day filled with rich historical experiences, which serve as a foundation for what they will learn about history and inspire an appreciation for the uniqueness of the past as well as the present.

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The Twilight Music Festival

The annual Twilight Music Festival will be held at St Michael’s on Wednesday 28 March 28. Now in its eleventh year, this event is a highlight on the Term 1 calendar – not only for musicians, but also for the many families in our community who relish the opportunity to savour the last of the long evenings in a relaxed and festive atmosphere.

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Celebrating International Women's Day at St Michael's

Celebrated on March 8 every year, International Women's Day is a focal point in the movement for women's rights and a call to action for accelerating gender parity. This year, St Michael's supported this global day by holding a Women's Day Breakfast, along with celebrating the achievements of women within our community.

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Life Learnings at The Alfred Hospital

On Thursday 22 February, a group of 29 Year 10 and 11 students ventured to Alfred Hospital for a full day excursion, where they participated in the Prevent Alcohol and Risk Related Trauma in Youth (P.A.R.T.Y) Program.

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Class of 2017 first-round tertiary offers released

Following last year’s wonderful VCE results of our Class of 2017, first-round tertiary offers were released yesterday. St Michael’s students have a long history of continuing to tertiary study, and many of our students have received an offer that will enable them to take that next step into their chosen field.

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Professor Anthony Bailey – a remarkable St Michael's figure

The St Michael’s Grammar School community has been saddened by the recent passing of Professor Anthony Bailey on 26 December 2017. As a Member of St Michael's Grammar School Council and its successor, the St Michael's Grammar School Board of Governors, from 1978 to 2000, Professor Bailey played a significant role in the School’s 123-year history.

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Tackling VCE – a student's perspective: Tiernan Maclaren

In Year 12, Tiernan Maclaren studied Chemistry, English, History, Mathematical Methods and Physics, had a lead role in the 10-12 play and 10-12 musical, sung in three of the School’s choirs throughout the year and was Co-Captain of Sarum – it’s fair to say that Tiernan enjoys being busy.

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