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Speech Night Sponsorship

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Planning for Speech Night 2018 is well and truly underway.  As noted in the Headmaster’s eLink column back in Term 1, this year we are moving the event to the Ulumbarra Theatre over two consecutive evenings, December 5th and 6th. Student Awards are a significant element of the event which allow us to acknowledge students…

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Student absence: new digital notification system

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A new digital consent process has been introduced, which makes notifying the school of student absence simpler, more timely and more efficient. The new procedure for notifying the School of student absence is via an electronic form on the School’s ASTRA portal. Once you have logged onto ASTRA, please go to the Parent Services homepage…

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And all that Jazz

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In anticipation of tonight’s Twilight Jazz event, following is a short story about one of the many student participants. Amy Bachmann (10 Millward) may be relatively new to Girton, but that has not stopped her throwing herself into the Symphony Orchestra, Wind Symphony, Jazz Band and Big Band. She is looking forward to performing for…

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Electronics Classes and Some History

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During ECP 2017, before Mr Guidice commenced at Girton, students looked at a quick overview of the key transformative developments in electronics. The inventions and innovations of Thomas Edison and many other groundbreakers have transformed our way of life profoundly and this is often taken for granted. Valves, transistors and IC’s have brought on the…

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Introduction of the McWaters Medal

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Whilst attending his 25th consecutive House Dinner this week, Mr. Rick McWaters, was honored with the introduction of the McWaters Medal. Mr. McWaters is currently the Head of Student Wellbeing and Pastoral Care and is a former Riley Head of House. The medal has been introduced by Riley House and will be awarded annually at…

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Bendigo Technology School at LaTrobe

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The State Government’s Bendigo Technology School at Latrobe University is well underway and near completion. There will be an official opening on the 18th of October. Early this year Girton students participated at initial workshops where design thinking activities, teamwork, collaboration and suggestions for the future were a main feature. This exciting opportunity promises ongoing…

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Ste Ursule Exchange 2019

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We are looking for families to host visiting students from our sister school in France, Ste Ursule. Students will be visiting the School from the 11th February to the 23rd of February 2019. Please contact Mme Tonkin frederiquetonkin@girton.vic.edu.au if you are interested in hosting a French student for 11 days in 2019.

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Design Camp; Technologies Week

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Girton’s Unit 3-4 students from Systems Engineering and Product Design and Technology and Textiles have participated strongly in Design and Technologies Week this year. Their excellent work will be on display at Girton’s library and in the Morey Foyer area. Please support them by visiting these displays during Design and Technologies week, October 15 –…

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