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  • 21 July, 2020

    Congratulations Emelia

    Congratulations to Emelia Jackson (Class of 2007) who last night won the 2020 series of Masterchef Australia: Back to Win. We are thrilled also for runner up Laura Sharrod, another Siena alumna (Class of 2012). Both girls have known each other since primary school and found themselves reconnected during the 2014 series of Masterchef, where Emelia placed third and Laura was runner-up. Emelia has h...

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  • 16 July, 2020

    Siena Alumnae featured in Leader News

    (c) Herald Sun "From cartoonists and children’s book authors to scientists, lawyers and sporting champions, Siena College students have reached amazing heights." We were thrilled to have fourteen of our alumnae featured in the online Leader Community News this week, showcasing a diverse range of career pathways. Alumnae featured in the article are:Anne-Maree Kelly (Class of 1977)Susan Alberti A...

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  • 08 July, 2020

    Vale Maura McAvoy OP

    Sr Maura McAvoy OP Our community is saddened to hear of the passing of Sr Maura McAvoy OP, past Principal of Siena College (1968, 1973, and 1982-1989). Maura had sadly suffered ill health for some time before being admitted to care in 2018. She was 83 years old. Born in Ireland, Maura came to Melbourne in 1960 and taught with the Brigadine Sisters in Mentone. Her long career of teaching and admi...

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  • 26 June, 2020

    SienaCast Episode 3

    Episode 3 dives into learning, teaching and living in isolation. What did we learn? What will we leave behind?This episode was recorded while we were learning, teaching and living in isolation and provides real insight into how our students experienced learning from home. It includes an interview with Elizabeth Veal, Emma Veal's mother, school captains Adi and Laura, and Kayla and Emily with “Proj...

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  • 10 June, 2020

    Vale John Davenport

    The College community was saddened to hear that Mr Davenport, Compton St resident, died earlier this week, passing peacefully in his sleep. In April this year Mr Davenport celebrated his 99th birthday. The Davenport family are great friends of the Siena community and have lived behind the College since the 1940s, providing valuable support to the sisters at the time. John's wife Eileen sadly passe...

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  • 29 May, 2020

    Student Formation News

    Year 7 Student Leadership After completing the Pillars Year 7 Leadership Program in Term 1, a fantastic group of Year 7 students nominated for the positions of Year 7 Student Voice Leader. They enthusiastically engaged in the preparation process, which included participation in an interview, writing and recording a speech to be presented online, prior to the online election. I would like to congr...

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