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14/04/2016

Applications for enrolment at Marymede Catholic College in Prep, 2017 are open now but will close soon on Monday May 2, 2016.

Any family interested in applying for a position and becoming a new member of the Marymede Community will need to complete the 'Enrolment Application Form' and return to the College with copies of your child's Birth Certificate, Baptism Certificate (where applicable) and Immunisation History Statement along with your $77 application fee.

For more information regarding Prep, 2017 please contact the College Registrar on 9407-9000, email registrar@marymede.vic.edu.au or alternatively check out the links below.

Discover new ambitions and aspire to achieve excellence at Marymede Catholic College in 2017.

Enrolment Application Form

School Fees

Curriculum Information

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General Enrolment Information

30/03/2016

 

Applications for our Year 7, 2017 Scholarship Program will open on Monday April 4, 2016.

In 2017, the College will offer Scholarships to students entering into Year 7 in three categories:

  • Academic Excellence Scholarship
  • General Excellence Scholarship
  • Music Scholarship

Marymede’s Academic Scholarships may carry part or full remission up to 50% of tuition fees and are conditional upon sound academic progress and active participation in all aspects of College life.

Marymede’s General Excellence Scholarships may carry part or full remission up to 50% of tuition fees and are conditional upon students meeting the eligibility requirements and College expectations.

Marymede’s Music Excellence Scholarship may carry full remission up to 100% on the Instrumental Music lesson fees of the primary insturment studied. This Scholarship is conditional upon students meeting the eligibility requirements and College expectations.

For more information regarding the 2017 Scholarship program please click HERE

22/03/2016

Monday March 21 saw a perfect day for our 2016 Athletics Carnival with all students competing for their Houses with pride.

Congratulations Chisholm House on being crowned 2016 House Athletics Carnival Champions for the 3rd consecutive year!

It proved a closer race than previous years with Chisholm holding off a fast finishing Marcellin House by only 7 points!

1st: Chisholm – 467
2nd: Marcellin – 460
3rd: McAuley – 448
4th: McCormack – 445
5th: Romero – 412
6th: Chanel – 358

21/03/2016

 

Semester 1 Progress Interviews will take place at Marymede Catholic College on the following dates:

These progress interviews will be held on:

Primary School: Tuesday 12 April 2016: 10.00am – 8.00pm

Secondary School: Tuesday 12 April 2016: 10.00am – 8.00pm AND Monday 18 April 2016: 4:00pm – 7:00pm

Please note, normal classes will not run on Tuesday April 12 and students are expected to attend interviews with their parent(s).

For more information please refer to correspondence from the Principal which can be found by clicking HERE.

15/03/2016

In THE WEDDING SINGER, it's 1985 and rock-star wannabe Robbie Hart is New Jersey's favourite wedding singer. He's the life of the party, until his own fiancée leaves him at the altar. Shot through the heart, Robbie makes every wedding as disastrous as his own. Enter Julia, a winsome waitress who wins his affection. Only trouble is Julia is about to be married to a Wall Street shark, and unless Robbie can pull off the performance of a decade, the girl of his dreams will be gone forever.

With a brand new score that pays loving homage to the pop songs of the 1980s, THE WEDDING SINGER takes us back to a time when hair was big, greed was good, collars were up, and a wedding singer might just be the coolest guy in the room.  

Producer and Director Angie Bedford

Choreographer Emma Kiely 

Musical Director Sava Djukic 

Assistant Producer Simone McGill 

Thursday 26th May, 7.30pm; Friday 27th May, 7.30pm; Saturday 28th May, 5pm 

at Plenty Ranges Arts and Convention Centre, 35 Ferres Boulevard, South Morang, Vic 3752

CLICK HERE TO BOOK YOUR TICKETS NOW

 

Ticket Enquiries: Angie Dalgleish Angie.Dalgleish@marymede.vic.edu.au 

Please note that online bookings will close at 3pm (11.30am for Saturday 5pm show) for performances on that evening. Remaining tickets will be available at the Theatre cash only. 

Please select your tickets carefully as we cannot offer refunds or exchanges. 

N.B. Holders of a ticket bearing 'CONCESSION' will be required to show proof of concession entitlement at the door. Please do not book tickets for yourself or other patrons unless the person occupying the seat holds a valid card (or is obviously child/school student). 

 

11/03/2016

 

Tuesday March 8 was International Women's Day. A chance to show respect, appreciation, and love towards women whilst celebrating the economic, political, and social achievements of women across the world and throughout history.

In recognition of International Women's Day - Marymede Catholic College held our first International Women's Day Dinner on Thursday March 10 with guest speaker Dr Michelle McIntosh from Monash University.

Dr McIntosh leads a team of Scientists at Monash University who are working on developing an inhalant form of Oxytocin so that the lives of thousands of women each year in developing countries can be saved during childbirth.

About 287,000 women in 2016 will die during or after childbirth and 99% are these women are in developing countries. Oxytocin works to stop haemorrhaging – a major cause of death during childbirth. The World Health Organisation recommends that every woman at every birth is given an injection of Oxcytocin and if that were the case, over a 10 year period we could prevent over 41 million cases of haemorrhages with 1.4 million deaths prevented. Currently however, Oxytocin needs to be refrigerated and administered intravenously. Dr. Michelle’s team hope to make it portable, non-refrigerated and inhaled. 

This will revolutionise medicine for pregnant mothers and make a huge difference across the world.

In addition to discussion on her research, Dr. McIntosh made a few key points which resonated well with students:

  • When thinking about what to do with your life, always follow your passion – if you love what you’re doing the jobs will come;
     
  • You never stop learning – what Dr. McIntosh has learned over her working life is that every step of the way she has had to learn new skills and gain new knowledge that she had no idea she was capable of when she was in Secondary School or as an Undergraduate; the skills are part of being a Scientist and include being an independent thinker, critical analyser, and constantly questioning.
     
  • Grab the opportunities that arise and run with them – but always follow your heart.

Marymede Catholic College would like to thank Dr. Michelle McIntosh for her time and wish her all the very best in her future research.

You can check out Dr. Michelle's profile here: bit.ly/21XgO9T

10/03/2016

Tickets for our 2016 Easter Raffle which is being organised by the Marymede Parents' & Friends Committee have been sent home with students this week.

All tickets - sold or unsold - are to be returned to the Main Office by no later than Tuesday March 22, 2016.

The raffle will be drawn in the Primary School Courtyard at 3.05pm on Thursday March 24, 2016.

08/03/2016

Marymede Catholic College would like to acknowledge and congratulate the 16 students who were successful in having either a piece of writing or artwork published in the current edition of 'Shared Stories Anthology' of which the 2015 theme is 'Remembering'.

Commencing in 2006, Shared Stories is an annual anthology of creative works by primary and secondary students from Catholic schools across the Archdioceses of Melbourne, Sale and Sandhurst.  The anthology forms part of the permanent collection of the State Library of Victoria.

With only 21 Schools across the State represented, this is an outstanding achievement for the students of Marymede Catholic College who were acknowledged, congratulated and presented with an achievement certificate by Principal Mr. Michael Kenny at a recent Assembly.

You can find our more information on the Shared Stories Anthology by visiting: http://www.sharedstoriesanthology.org/

01/03/2016

Recently, Marymede Catholic College completed the re-surfacing of our external Tennis/Multi-purpose courts results in a new and improved area for students to participate in a range of sporting activities both during class time and as part of the College co-curricular program.

Check out the photos below:

29/02/2016

Recently, Marymede Catholic College was included in a Media Release from the Victorian Government with regards to the Mernda Rail Extension set for completion in 2019.

This Media Release can be found by clicking HERE

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