Japanese Tour

The 2017 Japanese tour was a whirlwind of excitement with life experiences, food, history, culture and new friends. 

We spent the first week sightseeing and touring the beautiful history and culture of Japan. A few of the first week’s highlights included: Asakusa Buddhist temple, Art Museum, Todaiji Temple, Deer Park, Nijo Castel, peace museum and many more amazing things (including Disneyland). 

During week two, we took the bullet train to Kagoshima and were off to our host families. What an astounding experience at Gyokuryu High School. There are hundreds of years or history in the school grounds, the class sizes are large and all the students clean the school.

The students experienced calligraphy classes, traditional kimono dress, and English and Chemistry classes with their host students. We did a day trip to Sakurajima, a live volcano, where some of us were lucky enough to be buried in the 50˚C volcanic sand which was a rejuvenating experience.

It was a privilege to be a part of the 2017 Japan tour, this was a life changing experience for myself and all the students who attended. We have made lifelong friends and memories.

Ms Peta Brown (AKA #11)

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AFL SportsReady Sporting Traineeship 2016 - Graduation

Congratulations to Emily Chang who recently graduated from the AFL SportsReady Sporting Traineeship Scheme with a Certificate IV in Sport and Recreation. 

Emily was the recipient of the traineeship offered by the College in 2016, where she was employed on a full-time basis as an assistant within the Health and Physical Education Learning Area.  

Emily is currently enrolled at the Edith Cowan University (Joondalup), pursuing a Bachelor of Secondary Education majoring in Physical Education and minoring in Mathematics.

We wish Emily all the very best for the future.  

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Weekly Inspiration 

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Chalkboard Artist Jamie Ferguson

Celebrating WAYRBA 

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WAYRBA is a readers' choice award, organised on a state wide basis for young readers.

https://wayrba.org.au/category/2017-reading-lists/

Create

Lego, Origami, Mindful Colouring.

 

enrols

We are now taking enrolments for siblings starting Year 7 in 2019 and all other years.

For further enquiries please phone our Enrolments Officer, Ang Lourens on 9405 4777 or email: enrolments@mdc.wa.edu.au

 

UNIFORM SHOP HOURS  

Term 2: Week 2 -10

Monday 8.00am -11.30am

Thursday 12.30pm - 4.00pm 

Please be advised the Uniform Shop online store is closed for Maintenance until further notice.

Matrix Uniforms Contact: 0435 751 963

Please note this phone is only operated during school uniform shop hours. If we are unavailable, please leave a message and we will call you back. 

For urgent queries please email sales@matrixuniforms.com.au

From Term 2, purchases can now be paid with Cash, Eftpos or Credit card. Student Card will no longer be accepted in the Uniform Shop.

 

Treetop Café Blog

The winter weather is here and so is the winter menu at the Treetop Café. The menu is available on the school’s website and the daily menu will be distributed each day via email - look out for new items including hot home-made soup made fresh daily and new healthier slushies coming in all the time.

With cold weather fast approaching, real cocoa hot chocolate is ONLY $2.00 a cup or try the COMBO (toast and hot chocolate) for $2.50, you can’t beat that for value!! 

With these cold mornings, lots of people have discovered the breakfast menu, you can enjoy omelettes, egg and bacon muffins, French toast, thick café raisin toast, or a berry, yoghurt muesli cup.

The espresso machine is performing well, serving all your favourite coffees, from cappuccinos, flat whites, chai latte to long macs or even try a DIRTY CHAI, with a choice of Hazelnut, Caramel or Vanilla syrups.  Coffee is only available to senior students (Years 10, 11 and 12), so come down and check it out. 

New Froyo2go frozen yoghurts all are Gluten Free except one, (cookies and cream). Sesame snaps, sultana and apple packs, Goulburn Valley fruit cups with a variety of fruits are now available, a great light snack, along with other GF snacks and food items.

We have a huge range of different cool drinks including: NEW Natural MILKS NO ADDED SUGAR, from Brownes dairy (flavours are Strawberry, Vanilla, Chocolate and Banana), new iced teas, a selection of life juice from EMMA & TOMS and more. 

For lunch, there is a different hot food choice each day including: ciabattas, focaccias, paninis, a daily specialty salad, along with vegetarian and gluten free options and of course the old favourites.

Please come and talk to us and let us know what you would like us to supply, you never know if you don’t ask, and it may be a simple thing to do.

With our beautiful weather at the moment come and enjoy the new seating area located on the sidewalk, CAFÉ style seating with an outlook into the trees. 

Cheers

Chef Andrew

Careers Corner

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