Last week saw 33 students from Years 3–12 compete in the Victorian Interschools Snowsports Championships at Mt Buller. St Michael's was one of 176 schools competing with more than 2500 individual students. Our relatively small team achieved some big results including a team gold medal and team bronze medal, with a number of individuals and teams qualifying for Nationals.
Fresh from cooking up a lunchtime feast for hungry St Michael’s students and staff, the adventurous 30-year-old Head Chef at Dolly’s Café has taken some time out of his busy schedule to answer 18 questions.
St Michael’s students Akira Yianni (5I), Kayne Stanton (5G) and Jude Leyton-Barkla (5I) competed in the annual Japanese Language Teachers Association of Victoria Junior Speech Contest on 20 August at Firbank Grammar School.
Following on from our team’s success at the Robocup Melbourne regional competition, St Michael’s entered six teams into the Robocup State Competition held at the University of Melbourne on 15 August. Our teams competed against 250 other teams from 52 schools, the level of competition was a step up from the Melbourne competition.
As one of four recipients recently awarded the 2017 Women in Games fellowship by Film Victoria, Goldie Bartlett (OM 2008) is undertaking local and international opportunities to assist in expanding her skills, talent and knowledge as an illustrator and games artist.
Despite facing her fair share of injury setbacks, Isabel Huntington (12M) is AFLW No.1 draft prospect! While juggling VCE studies, leading her peers as Co-Captain of the School (7–12) and playing club football for Melbourne University, she's set to become a household name.
Our much anticipated Grandparents and Special Friends Morning was held yesterday in our Kindergarten to Year 6 learning spaces. This is a morning all our students look forward to, as it is an opportunity for them to spend time with their grandparents or special friend, and to include them in some of the learning experiences they participate in during the school day.
A group of students from Years 8 and 9 were recently given the incredible opportunity to immerse themselves in the world’s most profound STEM environment, the Houston Association for Space and Science Education (HASSE) program, held from 26 June to 9 July in the United States.