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.

New School Council

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Congratulations to our new School Councillors in the parent representative category elected at the recent election: Tony Tahche, Margaret Kruc, Sally Cefai, Yvonne Burgoine and Sharon Dzodzadinov. Thank you to all parents who nominated to run for School Council, and to all parents and guardians who took the opportunity to vote in the ballot.

Educational tour to Italy 2020

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We would like to call for your Expression of Interest from current Year 7-10 in attending an information  session for our Educational tour to Italy, September 2020. Please register your attendance via Trybooking on the following link:   https://www.trybooking.com/475755The information session will be held on Wednesday 27th March at 6pm in the STEM building. Registration closes 20th March. If you have any questions or concerns, you can contact Ms …

Email and communication with home: protocol

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Springside West Secondary College values communication with families as an essential element in the education of students. Where the relationship with home is strong, students have an enhanced opportunity to experience success. A process with regard to email communication with home needs to be balanced with reasonable expectations for a staff response time. This acknowledges that staff are busy teaching …

School Council Nominations

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Our first School Council nomination process will begin this week. We require five parents for school council and if there are more nominations than positions an election will be required. The school will also co-opt a community representative from the parent community to also be on the council. School Council membership involves attendance at 8 meetings during the year. I …

Parent Information Nights and Open Nights

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It was terrific to see so many parents avail themselves of the opportunity to come and look at the new school building last week. The evenings also served to share information with regard to school expectations for the coming year. The importance of organisation was highlighted in our presentations. School can be made much more approachable and manageable with attention …

Important Term 4 Dates for Year 10 Students

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Booklists due: 02/11/18 Camp permission and payment due: 12/11/18 Pick up of book delivery: 22/11/18 Year 10 exams: 22/11/18 and 23/11/18 Year 11 Orientation scheduled classes: 26/11/18-30/11/18 VET Orientation day: 27 /11/18 Year 11 Orientation camp: 03/12/18 – 5/12/18 (last day of Term 4 for Year 10 students)