The latest learning and teaching news for the Marcellin community.
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Semester One Exams (Years 9 to 11)
by Andrew Bryson - Thursday, 17 May 2018, 4:59 AM
 

Semester One exams for Year 9 to 11 students are held in Term Two. All students and parents have received a copy of the Semester One Examination details including a timetable with the dates and times for each exam.

A copy of these details is attached for your reference. Please take ...

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Study Skills – Working in partnership
by Andrew Bryson - Tuesday, 1 May 2018, 5:22 AM
 

As a faith learning community we place great value in students, teachers and parents working in partnership to ensure all students reach their full potential. With this in mind, I’d like to highlight a number of programs and initiatives throughout our College that are examples of this ...

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Individual Needs Department: Extension Activities
by Andrew Bryson - Tuesday, 1 May 2018, 5:34 AM
 

Years 7, 8 and 9 Extension program

Selected students will be invited to participate in some extension classes, where they will be provided with extended learning opportunities outside their regular classroom curriculum. These will be delivered by teachers in the Individual Needs ...

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Year 7 Maths Pathway Information Evening
by Andrew Bryson - Sunday, 15 April 2018, 11:00 PM
 

In 2017, Marcellin College implemented a new learning program for Year 7 Mathematics called Maths Pathway. In a recent edition of The Eagle, I wrote, “The aim of this program is to provide students the opportunity to develop their knowledge and skills within Mathematics by learning content...

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Catholic Education Melbourne Visual Arts Exhibition
by Andrew Bryson - Wednesday, 28 March 2018, 9:05 AM
 

Each year as part of Catholic Education Week, Catholic Education Melbourne invites primary and secondary schools to submit artwork for display at their annual Visual Arts Exhibition. Students from Years 9 to 12 were selected to have their artwork from 2017 on display.

The exhibition ...

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The Computational and Algorithmic Thinking (CAT) Competition
by Andrew Bryson - Wednesday, 28 March 2018, 9:03 AM
 

The Computational and Algorithmic Thinking (CAT) competition is a one-hour problem-solving competition which seeks to identify computer programming potential. This is an area that students might not normally have an opportunity to demonstrate and the competition is an ideal activity to ...

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Drop Everything and Read (D.E.A.R)
by Andrew Bryson - Wednesday, 28 March 2018, 8:58 AM
 

Reading is integral to the educational development of our students. Finding ways to provide students with an opportunity to engage in a regular reading program is of great importance at Marcellin.

Introduced in 2016, the D.E.A.R program at Year 7 and 8 is a structured reading program ...

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Altissima Awards
by Andrew Bryson - Tuesday, 20 March 2018, 4:49 AM
 

Altissima Awards aim to recognise and encourage students who actively practice the spirit of the College motto: Virtute ad Altissima, to the highest with virtue and courage.

Students may receive an award from one of two categories:

Academic Endeavour

This award recognises ...

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Student Organiser – Learning Goals
by Andrew Bryson - Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 12:22 PM
 

Throughout the start of this term students have been completing learning goals for each subject. The development of a learning goal for each subject supports the work of the College in promoting a 'Growth Mindset' amongst our students. In the Student Organiser there is a section for Subjec...

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Short Story Competition
by Andrew Bryson - Thursday, 7 December 2017, 9:41 AM
 

The Marcellin College Short Story Competition 2017 was held throughout Term Three with the winners of the competition being announced on earlier this term.

The competition was very successful with a fantastic selection of stories from across all year levels, covering a variety subjects...

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