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  • 25 November, 2019

    ASPIRE Program

    We launched our new ASPIRE program last week with tremendous success. The ASPIRE (Achieve, Shine, Play, Ignite, Reflect, Engage) program has been designed to allow local primary school students the opportunity to work with our Year 8 students on STEM based activities. Thirty-three enthusiastic Grade 4s from St Dominic's Primary were the first to tackle one of humanity's major problems: World Hunge...

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  • 21 November, 2019

    Orientation Day

    On Friday, 15 November we welcomed one hundred and thirty excited Grade 6 students for their Orientation Day. The day began with an assembly led by our 2020 College Captains, Adrienne Duray and Laura Griss. The Grade 6 students were then allocated to their Houses where they met their Heads of Student Wellbeing for the first time. The girls spent the day in these groups so they could begin to make ...

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  • 20 November, 2019

    Congratulations Gaynor Robson-Garth

    Congratulations to our Principal, Gaynor Robson-Garth who received an Australian Council for Educational Leaders (ACEL) Vic Fellowship Award last week. ACEL presents Fellowships to those who have made outstanding educational leadership contributions and/or whose work has influenced educational practice at a state or national level. Dr Mary Oski (Siena staff member: 2002 to 2004) and Avila College ...

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  • 20 November, 2019

    Pastoral Program Term 4

    The Pastoral program in Term 4 has included sessions that have been spent as a House community electing 2020 House Captains, as well as investigating a broad range of topics such as developing our students’ emotional literacy. The metaphor of an iceberg was used to help students understand the concepts of surface and deeper emotions. Being able to identify and correctly interpret the emotion...

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  • 20 November, 2019

    Year 9 Ethics Olympiad

    Year 9 Siena College students recently competed against gifted and talented students from Ruyton, Wesley College, Geelong Grammar, Methodist Ladies College, Scotch College, St Leonards College and Catholic Ladies College in the day long Junior Ethics Olympiad. Hosted by Scotch College on an unusually hot spring day, the fluttering of papers in the breeze was all that could be heard above the quiet...

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  • 19 November, 2019

    A Kopanang Christmas

    Last week the Siena community and their friends were invited to gather together for our first Christmas Market. After a week of precarious weather, we were blessed with a beautiful evening providing us with the opportunity to appreciate the aesthetics of our Convent Cloisters and take in the afternoon sun. Students across a variety of year levels had worked to contribute towards the market stalls...

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