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From the acting Principal

Vaughan Cleary offers advice to our VCE students, reflects upon this term and looks ahead to the next.
 

He also mentions some important dates for third term. Click here to read more.

 
 

 

Student safety at ACK 

Assumption College is a child-safe school, committed to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of our students.


Child safety standards in Victoria have recently changed. To see the implications for how we support students to know understand and respond to matters of safety and abuse please click here to read more.

From our Enrolments Officer


A reminder that enrolment applications for year 7, 2019 close on July 28, 2017.

For further details please email Bernard Jephson:
bernard.jephson@assumption.vic.edu.au
 

From our academic captains

Assumption College is proud of its scholarly activities, and we [Joshua Buttigieg and Millicent Roberts] are the 2017 academic captains.

We are advocates for change as regards academia and for recognising student achievement. Click here to read more
 

From the Careers Desk

Next term students will be learning about subjects and courses available to them in 2018.

One option is to start a school-based apprenticeship (SBAT). Such 
apprenticeships allow students to begin training toward their chosen career while still at school. Click here to read more.


Ella hopes to be a wedding planner

Year 11 student Ella Beveridge, in Marian 4, is into the second year of her VET Event Management course.


And pathways team member Tonya Frost recently caught up with her to chat about her studies. Click here to read more.


Generosity of spirit on show at ACK

During Monday's full school assembly, our VCAL students handed over cheques and presented gifts to Terry Cooney as he leaves to become principal of a new Catholic primary school in Wallan.

The money was raised during recent fundraising activities and will help the East Timorese and  fund cancer research. 
Click here to read more.


Remar raises fund for East Timor


The Remar Red Caravel screened Hunt for the Wilderpeople for its Bring a Friend movie night in the Fourvière Centre last Tuesday.
 

Years 10, 11 and 12 students watched while enjoying popcorn and pizza, and afterwards mingled and danced. Click here to read more.
 

Easing the plight of Syrian refugees

With no end in sight to the civil war in Syria, thousands are fleeing the country and the plight of the refugees is truly shocking.
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To help feed these displaced people and raise awareness of their situation, two Assumption students have signed up for the Act for Peace Ration Challenge. Click here to read more.


An Austin House update 

 

We recently announced our SRC members for each year level.

And Austin House members are excited, with these students about to become more involved in the house.
Click here to read more.

 

ACK SLEEPS OUT 2017

On any given night in Australia one in 200 men, women and children sleep in the open. 

 

We invite year 7-12 students to join our campaign to raise awareness of homelessness by sleeping out in the Gonz on Friday, August 25 from 6.30pm until 8am Saturday.  
The night will showcase the many challenges the homeless face, from having a simple meal to sleeping rough with basic bedding. There’ll be a movie, a guest speaker, activities and more.

What to bring: sleeping bag, pillow, toiletries, warm clothes and a good attitude.
Snacks are not permitted. Registration fee is $10 and can be paid on this TryBooking link: https://www.trybooking.com/QTIG.  All proceeds to Vinnies Winter Appeal.

 

A Whimsical Winter Christmas

You're invited to a Whimsical Winter Christmas on August 9. It promises to be an evening of fun, laughter and Christmas spirit, featuring a traditional three-course dinner, a complimentary drink and entertainment.

Click here to book from 6pm for a 6.30pm start. Book early as numbers are limited.

The restaurant will also be open next term on July 26, August 23 and September 20 and to make a booking click here.

We look forward to welcoming you and your family and friends to the Marlhes.

Cynthia Jardine - Restaurant Manager

 

The 61st ACK-SHC Exchange

As we prepare for this annual sporting and cultural event we are looking for families prepared to offer accommodation to one or more of our visitors from 18 to 20 August. Click here to read more.


CLC Dressage Day results 

Assumption's equestrian team travelled to Catholic Ladies' College Dressage Day at Hurstbridge on Saturday, June 18.


Equestrian captain Madeleine Manton competed on Wyann Mercedes in the Preliminary Senior section and placed 2nd in the first dressage test and 2nd in the next. Click here to read more.


ACK sport

See results from the Marist Netball Carnival and the last two rounds of AGSV/APS sport


Click here to read more.

 

Community Links

Click here to see what's happening locally for young people these holidays. 

Parent Access Module
 

For everything you need to know about your child's education at Assumption College - key dates, payments, student performances, college policies, resources and much more, click here.

 

Thanks for reading our Fortnightly Bulletin
 

Our team is always keen to hear from you. What do you think is working and what do you think can be improved? Let us know how we're performing. Email us at newsletter@assumption.vic.edu.au

 

 

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