Our Years 7-8 Immersion Days showcased a diverse mix of activities from Wednesday 20 September to Friday 22 September. Students chose from nine different electives – it was a fantastic opportunity for students to discover potential interests. Read on to explore.
Head of the School, Mr Simon Gipson, officially opened The Sandra Matheson Archives on 20 September, to honour the life of Ms Sandra Matheson and her dedication to St Michael's over almost 40 years of loyal service, and to commemorate Ms Matheson’s passion for preserving the School's rich history.
Flowing cups of juice and sparkling water, lavish serves of canapes and the smooth tunes of Michael Bublé, set the scene for our Year 9 Food & Technology classes, who held two decadent Canape Parties for staff on 19 and 20 September as a special thank you before Term 3 comes to an end.
Around the world, Maker Space programs have been established on the idea that children should engage in tinkering and making because they are powerful ways to learn. At St Michael’s, our lunch-time Maker Space program exists to allow Prep - Year 6 students the opportunity to learn about technology through experimental play.
We are thrilled to announce St Michael’s has joined Melbourne City Football Club's College of Football program as the first inner-city affiliate school. The program allows Victorian schools to engage directly with the Club’s development program and pathways.
On 14 September, St Michael's Grammar School recognised and celebrated R U OK? Day. R U OK? Day exists to create a world where we're all connected and are protected from suicide by inspiring and empowering everyone to meaningfully connect with the people around them and support anyone struggling with life.
St Michael's Year 5 students delivered an Energy Expo that drew attendance from parents and staff across the School on 7 September. From nuclear energy to the humble beginnings of wood energy, the students did a marvellous job of educating the St Michael's community.
We are pleased to announce that St Michael’s Kindergarten, Margaret Thomas House, has been selected to take part in an exciting new learning initiative, the Early Learning STEM Australia (ELSA) Pilot, as part of the Australian Government’s National Innovation and Science Agenda.
Each year across Australia, National Book Week brings children and books together. During this time schools, libraries, booksellers, authors, illustrators and children celebrate Australian children's literature. Book Week 2017 was held from 19 to 26 August, and to celebrate, St Michael’s hosted a number of exciting book-themed events and activities for students.
One of the highlights in the calendar (31 August) for the children in Arbor and Silvae is the Annual Dinner Party. It's a very special evening, where the children of both 4-year-old groups come together and create a memory that will last a lifetime.
As a classical flautist studying VCE Music, Wendy Davies (11M) was one of 48 VCE students selected across Victoria to test the waters at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, University of Melbourne on 13 August.