Posted on June 3, 2016 / Senior College
Year 10 examinations progressed smoothly during the week Monday 30 May to Friday 3 June. Examinations are an opportunity to test revision strategies and learning across an entire semester. Results should be interpreted as a reflective tool and when combined with the upcoming reports form the basis for future goal setting after the holidays.
James Cox Shortlisted for Apprentice of the Year Award
James has been selected as one of 4 school based apprentices from Victoria to be shortlisted for the apprentice of the year award. He has our best wishes for the interview scheduled to occur in the last week of term and we are all proud of his efforts and achievements while studying his Vocational Educational Training program in Agriculture.
Year 10 Work Experience Program
The Year 10 Work Experience program extends from Tuesday 14 to Friday 17 June. It is important that each student contacts their employer and check details such as dress code and hours of work so that they feel well prepared for this important week.
Monash Scholars Program
Applications to the prestigious Monash Scholars Program are now open and close on 24 June 2016. Monash University has changed the application process for this year. Please refer to the link included from the icon above and a brochure is saved in the Monash Scholars folder on the Year10 Portal page. The time commitment for the program is approximately 20 hours per year throughout Years 10, 11 and 12. Successful applicants will also have assistance with study techniques, CVs and interview skills plus the benefits of creating networks with other high achieving students. Students are required to discuss the online application form with Mrs Ruckert before commencing an application.
by Heather Ruckert, Year 10 Co-ordinator