The Eagle 25 November 2021


Marco Di Cesare

Dear members of the Marcellin College Community,
This week we will celebrate our Class of 2021 with a liturgy followed by a Valedictory dinner. I am grateful for the persistence of some key leaders at the College who continually changed and adapted plans as the Government announced each change to restrictions. We took a calculated risk and set our date for this Friday and it has paid off. I am looking forward to celebrating these young men and hope to have some pictures for our last newsletter.
Next year marks a significant year for the Marist Brothers, who  will celebrate 150 years in education in Australia. This year will also see us experience an important evolution in the Marist Brothers’ education ministry. I am a product of a Marist Education and am a member of the Marist Association of Saint Marcellin Champagnat. Like you, I appreciate the Marist Charism and the legacy that St Marcellin Champagnat has left to us.   
The Marist Brothers, who own our College and 12 other Colleges across Australia, in collaboration with the Marist Association of Saint Marcellin Champagnat, have been working with Marist Schools Australia to  formalise  and  further  strengthen  school  governance arrangements for  Marist  Colleges. This  process has involved close collaboration over many months with the various State and Territory school education regulators.
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Faith Matters

Carolyn Young

Assistant Principal (Mission)

Game Changers

The Year 10 Game Changers group has been very active recently, participating in both a state-wide retreat day and a social justice project, the Run for Refugees (Kms for Compassion). As our Year 10 Game Changers group has missed out on most of their Christian service opportunities due to lockdown, they took the opportunity to participate on November 21 in the Run for Refugees to give back to some of our most vulnerable members of the community. The fun run was free to enter and the group members set goals of how far they would run, walk, cycle or skate before completing the activity individually. Overall they raised $1066 for the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre which was an excellent effort! We congratulate these young men and their leader, Anna Bell, on the effort they put into finding a way they could make a difference in the lives of those in need.

Please read on the learn more about the Year 10 Lavalla Track Retreat Day, written by Nicola Lacorcia.

On the 12th of November 2021 Marcellin College Year 10 Game Changers group participated in the Lavalla Track Retreat Day. On the day we were split into groups with other Marist schools state-wide. During the day we participated in many different activities. We worked in small break out groups with other schools and all got to contribute our own ideas and then feedback to the larger group. Having the opportunity to work with other schools allowed us to socialise with and hear the thoughts and opinions of other students, including those of girls and students from rural areas.
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Student Services News

Lost Property

Student Services - Hermitage Building

Lost Property

As the year is coming to an end, it is a timely reminder that student services reception is over-flowing with lost property. If your son is missing items of school clothing - particularly spray jackets could you please get him to check with Natalie Carter in student services.

Clothing and items that are not collected by the end of Term 4 (Friday 3 Dec) will be donated to the second hand uniform shop or disposed of accordingly.

Community News

2022 Campion Booklist

2022 Resource List
A reminder that the 2022 Campion booklist is available to all families via the College MyMC parent page. 
Please ensure that you log into MyMC with your parent log-in details, select the order 2022 student resources tile.

Or you can order directly through Campion using "J4QD" as your code. Orders for delivery need to be placed by Wednesday 15 December.


Second Hand Uniform Shop

The Annual Second Hand Uniform Sale

The MCCA and our parent volunteers will be hosting the Annual Second Hand Uniform Sale on Friday 10 December from 9.00am to 12.00pm. The uniform shop is located at the rear of Marist House.

Under the Government's guidelines any parents attending the College must be double vaccinated and sign in via the QR codes and masks will be required. Parent volunteers and administration staff will be available to assist with this process. Please ensure that you have proof of your vaccine status to avoid disappointment.

Sport News

Ben Reynolds

Head of Sports

Sport Training Has Commenced

It has been very pleasing to see boys involved in training over the last two weeks in preparation for Term One games. A reminder to all families that specific information from coaches will be shared via MyMC.
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Headstart Program runs till Wednesday 1 December
Valedictory Celebration Friday 26 November
Year 7 - 11 Last day Thursday 2 December

Year 7 2022, Transition Day Tuesday 7 December
Teaching Staff Conclude Thursday 9 December
Annual Second hand uniform shop sale 10 December
College Office closes Friday 17 December

Public Notices

Campion Booklist 2022

Careers News

For the most up to date College information please refer to the College Website, MyMC and follow our Twitter Page.
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