Term 1, Issue 4 | Siena College
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Term 1, Issue 4

March 2022


From the Principal

Elizabeth Hanney


In this newsletter, I share two brief extracts of recent reading relating to the nature of study. Study forms one of our central pillars and values, reminding us of why we do what we do at Siena College.

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Mission Matters

Jennifer Levett

Deputy Principal Mission and Identity

Updates on the Enhancing Catholic School Identity (ECSI) Survey, Siena students' fundraising initiatives during Lent and marking the Feast of the Annunciation.

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Learning and Teaching

Donna Laughlin

Deputy Principal Learning and Teaching

An update on Learning Conversations, Horizons Week, Semester 1 examination and assessment dates, as well as the Term 1 holidays.

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Dealing With Distressing News Items

Antonella Rosati

Deputy Principal Wellbeing and Strategy

How to help your child to understand and cope with devastating news from around the world.

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Year 7 Kind Mind Club

Minna Jewell

Director of Students

On Friday, 18 March, Siena College commemorated Australia’s key bullying prevention initiative: National Day of Action Against Bullying and Violence.

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STEAM Excursion

Roxanne Summer

Head of Learning Centre

Students in Year 10 STEAM have been involved in designing, analysing, testing, making and racing a small scale Formula 1 car as a team. Recently, they also visited Melbourne University to tour the Formula SAE workshop and manufacturing facility, as well as the Telstra Creative Space.

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House Swim and Dive Carnival

Julia Hay

Director of Sport

The annual House Swim and Dive Carnival was held on a stunning Melbourne day on Friday, 11 March. A big thank you to all our staff who helped to supervise on the day, it was a great day and a lot of fun was had by all.

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2022 School Umpiring Course

Julia Hay

Director of Sport

The 2022 School Umpiring Course is a rejuvenated, shortened program of four lessons and consists of engaging, active and fun activities based on the skills required for students to transition from the schools program to their local community umpiring club.

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Nationally Consistent Collection of Data

Marianne De Luise

Learning Diversity Coach / Teacher

Important information regarding the Nationally Consistent Collection of Data.

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Career News

Clare Timmins

Head of Careers

Updates from the Australian Catholic University, Deakin University and many more!

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