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Principal's report
Kate Fogarty reflects on the value of a mid-year break, has concerns about new social media and shares some good advice from Jesus...

Celebrating Champagnat Day - where St Marcellin met The Block

It sounds incongruous, but last Friday's celebration of St Marcellin's feast day centred on a liturgical drama based on this popular TV show. 


Financial assistance for Camps, Sports & Excursions Fund (CSEF)

Families who hold a valid means-tested concession card or are temporary foster parents, may be eligible for CSEF.  For further information please click here.


Understanding the feelings of children from blended families
The reality of the modern world is that a significant percentage of our students belong to blended families...

Another successful high-achievers lunch
Our year 12s aiming to achieve ATARs above 90 enjoyed a lunch last month as a follow-up to an initial meeting last term...

Students have fun teaching one another maths

This term, year 7 Austin and Damian girls have been having a great time in maths with Mrs Doyle...

Year 8s' fantastic French food frenzy

See what tantalising meals our year 8 students have whipped up in the kitchen...

It's been go go go for our VCAL students 
From organising a winter sleepout appeal and The Biggest Morning Tea to structured work placements, it's been a busy time for our VCAL students ...

Host families are needed for our French Exchange
Are you interested in being a host family for a French Exchange student?  If so, read on...

Three generations of Crosses attend ACK as students or teachers
It was fitting that Sarah Cross began her teaching career at Assumption College recently...

Looking at life through a lens

Photography can open up a whole new world...

ACK's Ella Drofenik is the proud winner of a local photographic award

This year 10 student won the Youth Photography Ages 13 - 18 Award at the Kilmore Art Expo...

The Blampied Hills were alive with the sound of music
Sixty students and eight staff took part in last month's annual Music Camp at Rutherford Park, Blampied...

It's full steam ahead in McAuley House

It's been a busy, but rewarding term 2 in the lions' den.

A year of change for Marcellin House

It's been a year of change for Marcellin House with the farewell of our longstanding house coordinator Mrs Lynne Falzon...


ACK sport
See results from the last round. There was no sport played during the Queen's Birthday long weekend.

Term 2
  • June 19           Second term ends at 3.15pm
  • June 23           Years 10 and 11 exam resits
  • June 23-25     Unit 3-4 trial exams
Term 3
  • July 13             Term 3 classes begin at 8.45am
  • July 15-17        Year 9 City Camp - Group 1
  • July 21             VCE & VCAL 2016 parent information night at 7pm
  • July 22-24        Year 9 City Camp - Group 2
  • July 29              Parent-teacher-student interviews (VCE students only)
  • July 30              Year 7 immunisations
  • August 6-7       Year 11 Retreat
  • August 11         VTAC information night
  • August 13         Assumption Day
  • August 14-16   Assumption-Sacred Heart Exchange
  • August 18         Year 10 subject selection Information night at 7pm
  • August 21         Student-free day
  • August 27          Years 9 & 10 immunisations
  • September 2     Year 7, 2017 parent information night at 7pm
  • September 5     ACK Dance Concert at Plenty Ranges at 7pm
  • September 8     Winter Sports Awards night
  • September 10   Senior Music Soiree
  • September 11    Year 11 Formal at Moonee Valley Racecourse

To update any new medical information for your child, please access your caremonkey profile.

Change of contact details

Please ensure the college is kept up to date with any change of contact details including email and residential addresses and mobile numbers. Simply log on to PAM, go to School Links/PAM support and update your details.

The college must be notified when your child is absent. Simply phone the Absentee Line: 5783 0806 and leave a detailed message or email absenteeism@assumption.vic.edu.au
C & J Kerris Menswear: (Ph: 5792 4333)
On campus every Friday lunchtime from 1.30-2.15pm, (opposite the Gonzales Centre, next to the theatrette) for all your uniform needs.

Second-hand uniform shop
Open Friday afternoons (3.30-4.30pm approx). Opposite the Gonzales Centre, next to the theatrette.

Need to make a payment?
For payments to the college for items such as excursions, uniform items or study tours, simply click here.

Parents and Friends Committee
The next Parents and Friends Committee meeting will be held on Wednesday, August 5 in the staff lounge at 7pm.  All welcome.

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