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Year 9 and 11 Indonesian Consulate & Restaurant Excursions

Posted by Emma Davies and Emily Nguyen, 9I on 8 June 2018
Year 9 and 11 Indonesian Consulate & Restaurant Excursions
An important aspect of learning a language is to immerse yourself in the culture of the language. It has been nearly a semester since 9I has commenced our venture in trying to grasp onto the Indonesian language, but we'd had yet to encounter anything similar to an authentic experience. Luckily, it wasn't so long until we were presente...
Posted in: Languages  

Woman in the Workplace

Posted on 30 May 2018
Woman in the Workplace
Research by global consultancy firm McKinsey & Company into gender equality in the workplace has
found that while the number of women in corporate decision-making positions has increased since
2007, progress has stagnated. As outlined in the McKinsey Quarterly article, 'Still looking for room at
the top: Ten years of research on...
 

Portrait Gallery

Posted on 25 May 2018
Portrait Gallery
On Tuesday 22nd May we celebrated our outstanding alumna and their fine contribution to a diversity of fields through their inclusion in our Portrait Gallery.

The Portrait Gallery is a significant part of the Mac.Rob art and archival collection. Establishing a permanent collection of images and biographies of eminent past scholars displa...
Posted in: Events  

Thriving (Not Just Surviving) Young People

Posted on 25 May 2018
Thriving (Not Just Surviving) Young People
Family, Youth and Children 2018 Parenting Information Session Dr. Arne Rubinstein is an internationally recognised expert on Rites of Passage and adolescent development. He has been running programs for teenagers and delivering cutting edge training in Australia and internationally for 20 years. Topics covered: Latest re...
 

Supporting Your Children

Posted on 25 May 2018
Following on the wonderful presentation by Dr Susan Wade on the evening of Parent-Student-Teacher Interviews, check out the following link about practical ways to support you loved ones in managing the anxiety associated with perfectionism: https://www.heysigmund.com/anxiety-in-children-10-practical-strategies-to-help-kids-manage-perfectionism/ ...
 

Debating & Public Speaking Recap

Posted by Debating & Public Speaking Captians on 23 May 2018
Debating & Public Speaking Recap
Term 1 started with a bang! Trials for DAV Debating began as soon as we
came back to school and teams were decided within only a few weeks! It was
definitely hectic, but we are so proud of everyone who tried out and the girls
currently in DAV. They went through two rounds of debating in term 1 alone,
with many many wins (against MHS as well ...
Posted in: Debating  

Don't Call me Princess

Posted on 16 May 2018
Don't Call me Princess
What do we tell our children about relationships, sex and respect? American journalist, feminist and author of "Don't Call Me Princess", Peggy Orenstein -- who recently spoke at the Alliance of Girls' Schools Australasia Biennial Educators Conference in Adelaide -- highlights the need for parents to speak openly with the...
 

Intermediate Softball Team Win

Posted on 10 May 2018
Intermediate Softball Team Win
On 2nd of May, the Mac.Rob Intermediate Softball team competed in the regionals softball division. The team performed extremely well against Keysborough College Banksia, winning with scores of 6-2. The team was consistent in their efforts and concluded the day with high spirits, claiming second place in the finals against Glen Eira College, i...
Posted in: Sport  

Principals' Column

Posted on 4 May 2018
Principals' Column
Our community is very excited to see that we appeared in the State Budget papers on May 1st https://www.budget.vic.gov.au/location-schools This is the beginning of expansion planning and I will keep our community up to date with any information as it unfolds. We know select entry schooling works: Mac.Rob's academic performance and the careers o...
Posted in: Principal  

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