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  • November 20, 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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  • November 20, 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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  • November 20, 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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  • November 19, 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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  • November 19, 2019

    St Mary's House of Welcome

    As one of our beautiful Christmas traditions, each House Group at Siena has been allocated the details of a family who access the services of St Mary’s House of Welcome in Fitzroy. Groups of students will purchase gifts for adult women, men or children of specific ages and genders. This annual outreach opportunity enables our students to mindfully recognise their position of privilege and to...

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  • November 19, 2019

    What's going on with our waste?

    Each community can take from the bounty of the earth whatever it needs for subsistence, but it also has the duty to protect the earth and to ensure its fruitfulness for coming generations. Pope Francis The Eco Warriors enjoyed the opportunity to meet with employees contracted by Consolidated Waste Management to conduct an audit of Siena’s waste. Bins from classrooms and around the school wer...

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