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Three Premier’s Study Awards

Three Berwick College alumni were honoured to receive a Premier’s VCE Award today. Connor Guley (Business Management), Eden Fedje (Outdoor and Environmental Studies) and Kayla Flanagan (Outdoor and Environmental Studies) demonstrated outstanding academic achievement in their 2017 VCE subject. We join your teachers and parents in congratulating you on your hard work and remarkable achievement.

 

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Great News – Future Health and Wellbeing Centre!

The College is extremely fortunate to have been promised capital works funding by both the Labour party – $1.3 Million and Liberal party – $1.1 million, respectively, in their budgets which guarantees the building of the College’s ‘Health & Wellbeing Centre’ that will not only provide care facilities for the College’s students and staff, but ultimately the wider community.

A valuable investment and resource for City of Casey students and families and wider community to help prevent family violence and educate the community on mental health issues .

See the following announcement Judith Couacaud Grayley MP and  local newspaper article: Berwick Gazette

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Basketball Academy – State Champions

Our Basketball Academy competed at the recent 3×3 State Championships.

All the teams did extremely well, coming away with 8 medals across the 3 days.

Our 19 Girls and 17 Boys achieved Gold medals and were State Champions.
We had our 15 Boys and Girls both finished with Silver medals.
Our 19 Boys, 17 Girls, 17 Boys and 15 Boys all received Bronze medals.

This shows the great depth and talent of our students and we are very proud of how the students represented our College.

Congratulations to our coaches, students and parents for your dedication and hard work.

 

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Leadership Induction Assembly

We formally recognised our students who have been successful in achieving a leadership position this year in a whole school assembly.

Thank you to Brad Battin MP, Member for Gembrook for attending and challenging our students to have the leadership and courage to ask ‘R U OK’ if they notice someone who might be struggling.

All student leaders were wished the very best  in their journey of leadership and service to our College.

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We are looking forward to meeting our 2018 students tomorrow…

The staff have been busily preparing for the year ahead over the past few days –  and C5 has been refurbished, four new classrooms installed, including a Science, Food Tech classroom and grounds are looking terrific thanks to our Maintenance team.

Just a reminder that students should not be dropped off at the top staff car park as this is extremely unsafe. Please be patient at pick up and drop off times – it does take a few days for the flow of traffic entering and exiting the lower parking area to settle.

Also, the Victorian School of Languages (VSL) has opened its enrolment online https://www.vsl.vic.edu.au/Enrol/Default.aspx for the year 2018. On Saturday mornings (9am – 12.20pm) they provide the opportunity to study languages, ranging from Arabic to Turkish, Albanian to Romanian.

Looking forward to a wonderful start tomorrow

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We are Victorian Education Excellence Finalists…

Berwick College has been shortlisted for the Victorian Education Excellence Awards 2017 and is delighted to be a finalist in two categories – Outstanding Koorie Education and Outstanding Education Support Team.

For 15 years, the Victorian Education Excellence Awards have highlighted exemplary government school education and innovation in Victoria. The awards recognise our inspirational teachers, principal and support staff who improve the lives of students and go above and beyond the call of duty to deliver outstanding achievements for our students and College.

To be a finalist  in two categories is a great achievement!

A dedicated, independent panel comprising of educational leaders and thinkers are overseeing the judging process. Winners will be announced at an award presentation ceremony on 27th October. Category winners will join an esteemed Roll of Honour and become ambassadors for awards in the future.

For more information about the Victorian Education Excellence Awards and a full list of finalists visit www.education.vic.gov.au/veea and Twitter Feed @DETVic

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40th Anniversary Celebration – Thursday 19th October 2017

This year, Berwick College is celebrating its 40th Anniversary! We warmly invite our alumni, past staff and leaders of the College to dinner. Share in a 3-course meal (drinks are available to be purchased at bar prices) and reminisce on the proud 40-year history of educating students in the City of Casey.

A special program of activities will include music performances, memorabilia and photo displays. Prior to dinner our College will be open to view student work in the VCE Art and Technology Exhibition – Carole Bullock Gallery. See the physical changes to the grounds and have a photo at your favourite meeting place.

Raffles will be conducted on the night with all funds raised to go towards the future Berwick Community Learning and Support Centre. The proposed Centre will provide health and wellbeing support, and connection to specialist partnerships, for our students, staff, past students, families and members of the community.

If you would like to sponsor an aspect of this event, please let us know.

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Drive In at Akoonah Park – Despicable Me 3

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Flash Back Friday – Our Science Domain

Do you remember donning a lab coat and glasses for the first time? Attending Siemens Summer School? Experiments going awry? The thrill of seeing the mysterious microscopic world? Mastering the safe use of a Bunsen burner (with asbestos mat) and chemicals?

We acknowledge our wonderful Science teachers and Lab Technicians who have enlarged students’ understanding of the world around them. Thousands of practical activities building on students’ innate curiosity. Years of examination, field trips, competitions, dissection, investigations, collecting and analysing data expanding knowledge over the years to foster future scientists, builders, engineers and inventors.

A special mention should be made of Mr Allen who, for 33+ years at Berwick College, (pictured – 50 Years’ Service Award) served in a variety of teaching and leadership roles including supporting the Science Domain until his retirement in 2015.

 

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Berwick College’s Wellbeing Team in the Berwick News

We are very proud and thankful for all they do in supporting our students, staff, parents and families.

You can read the full article through the following link: Helping hand to stay connected.

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