Stars in the making

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On Friday the 26th of July, Springside West competed in the national Wakakirri competition at The Clocktower Centre in Moonee Ponds. When we arrived, everyone was excited but equally nervous. We were competing against four other schools, Arnolds Creek Primary School, Kismet Park Primary School, Ballarat Grammar Junior School and Hoppers Crossing Secondary College. The atmosphere backstage between all five …

Administration on the move

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At the start of term three all operations of the administration will move to the new administrative section of the school in the south western corner of the school- building A. We ask for your patience while we undertake the very extensive work of setting up in the new space. The library and careers/pathways office will also be set up …

Western United FC and George Cross FC

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We are very pleased to announce that Springside West Secondary College will formally be entering into a joint use partnership with the new A-League club Western United FC and George Cross. Western United FC require a temporary training base while their training and administration facilities are established in Truganina over the next two years. Under this arrangement the school will …

Oval upgrade

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Melton City Council have passed the following motion in a recent meeting: That officers commence discussions with the principal of Springside West Secondary College about the potential of establishing a sporting league standard oval on the school site.  These discussions to include the Victorian School Building Authority and the possibility of a partnership arrangement with the school and Council. A …

Time Capsule

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It was with pleasure that we buried our time capsule last week. In a letter to students of 2039, I speculated on the way the world may be different in the future: Future predictions in 2019 centre around the growing role of artificial intelligence and the way it will transform work and our society. If the futurist pundits of 2019 …

New buildings

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I am pleased to report that during the term break the new school buildings were formally handed over to the school. These buildings are the gymnasium, the theatre and performing arts block, and the administration area and library. We will move into these areas over time as we continue to staff the school. Some areas, like the theatre and the …

Italian Week Celebrations

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Last week at SWSC we celebrated Italian Week with a range of activities. Students participated in Tombola (Bingo), Scopa (Italian card game) and watched calico (soccer). We completed the week with authentic gelato and delicious Nutella doughnuts. ‘Grazie mille’ to our ‘professori d’italiano’ and to our wonderful ‘studenti’ who helped make the week a success.

Building update

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The final stage of the building works is nearing completion and we anticipate that we will begin the process of moving into the buildings in term two. Some part of the school we will begin using immediately (the gym and basketball courts) and some we will move into over time(the library, the canteen, instrumental music and food technology spaces). The …

ANZAC Day BBQ

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In honor of ANZAC Day, the school will be holding a BBQ at lunchtime on Friday 5th April. Sausages and veggie burgers will be sold for $2 each. Please bring the correct money. LEST WE FORGET

Italian Week

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Please find attached a timetable of events for Italian Week celebrations which will take place Week 9: Monday 25th March – Friday 29th March. Please look out for Compass alerts from in regards to location and details of each event.