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Career News 27th November

Posted by Irene Serpless/Susy Puszka on 27 November 2018
Career News 27th November

On Wednesday November 14 ten Year 10 students attended the Girls in Science Forum at The University of Melbourne sponsored by L'oreal. Speakers included the Vice Chancellor of the University Professor Duncan Maskell and five 2018 L'Oreal-UNESCO for Women in Science Fellows. They were Airlie Chapman, bridging the gap between hu...
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Principal Appointment Process

Posted on 26 October 2018
Principal Appointment Process
Dear all, A number of you have contacted me, or other members of School Council, with regards to the Principal appointment process, and as such, I am writing to update everyone on the process of finding a new school principal for Mac.Rob for 2019. This will occur in two stages: 1. An acting Principal will be appointed for term 1 next year. ...
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Career News 26th October

Posted by Irene Serpless/Susy Puszka on 26 October 2018
Career News 26th October
On Thursday October 18th, twenty MacRob Year 10 and 11 students visited The Endeavour Exhibition: Engineering and IT for the future at The University of Melbourne. The Endeavour Exhibition featured final-year industry, design and research projects developed by engineering and IT masters students.
Throughout the year, students worked in col...
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LRC: Creative Prize Winner

Posted by Oliver Jach on 26 October 2018
LRC: Creative Prize Winner

We are proud to announce that Minseo Kim, from 9F, has been awarded first place in the short story competition at Melton City Libraries. Minseo's story, 'Man, Girl, Rain', took out the teen fiction category in the prize, for those aged 13-17. The story is a vivid depiction of two people- a 'woman' and a 'boy' spread...
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Author Visit: David Astle

Posted on 22 October 2018
Author Visit: David Astle

On Friday of week two, the LRC hosted David Astle for a lunchtime Cryptic Crossword Crash Course. David is well-known to some students who attended, as they have been watching 'Letters and Numbers' on SBS for several years, where he is a co-host. He has written numerous books about all things wordplay, alongside his weekly contribu...
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Gifted Outreach Camp

Posted on 12 October 2018
Gifted Outreach Camp
Last term, the Gifted Outreach girls, Mr Wilkins and Ms Pargetter headed to urban camp, the flagship Gifted Outreach event.  Our adorable mentees travelled from mainly rural primary schools throughout Victoria and brought amazing youth, enthusiasm and definitely a cuteness overload. For some of us, it was our first time meeting our mente...
 

Thank you

Posted by Dr Toni E. Meath on 20 September 2018
Thank you
From School Council President Dr Sonja Hood To the MacRob school community: like all of you, I was very saddened to hear that Dr Meath will be leaving MacRob at the end of the year, following nearly six years at the helm of our school. Over the coming months, we will have plenty of chances to pay tribute to Dr Meath and her legacy: but for n...
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Career News 13th September

Posted by Irene Serpless/Susy Puszka on 13 September 2018
Career News 13th September
Guest Speakers
On August 28 Lauren Schroeder, Manager of Admissions and Financial Aid at Yale- National University of Singapore, spoke to students.
Yale- NUS offers a liberal arts and science education. The small class size, average of 8 students, and seminar format encourage curiosity, creativity and critical thinking. Different per...
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Mac.Rob Chamber Strings at Melba Hall

Posted on 12 September 2018
Mac.Rob Chamber Strings at Melba Hall
On the 28th of August, the Mac.Rob Chamber Strings was fortunate to visit the Melba Hall, University of  Melbourne to watch chamber music performances as well as attending specialised string masterclasses held by visiting world-renowned teachers and students of Melbourne University. We sat in the balcony and watched several quartets ...
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So, "What's next?"

Posted on 12 September 2018
So, "What's next?"
Having just completed subject selections, the discussion of future studies and career choices becomes a recurring conversation amongst many Mac.Robbians. Many of us, are just naturally intrigued and are quick to ask, "What's next?" for another person. The STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) field, is an uncommon respo...
 
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