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LRC: Creative Prize Winner

Posted by Oliver Jach on 26 October 2018

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...

Author Visit: David Astle

Posted on 22 October 2018

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...

Author Visit: Cath Crowley

Posted by Oliver Jach on 23 August 2018
Young adult author Cath Crowley visited the LRC yesterday. Cath's novel Words in Deep Blue was a smash hit last year, winning the Gold Inky, The Indie Award and the PM prize. Her latest novel Take Three Girls has been awarded the coveted CBCA award. In her speech, Cath talked about how much work went into these books. Both of these no...

Stella Schools Intensive writer in Residence program

Posted by Nuccio Gurciullo on 14 June 2018
Stella Schools Intensive writer in Residence program Term 2 has seen the inaugural Stella Schools Writer in residence program at the Mac.Rob. This an LRC lead collaboration with the English faculty where we offered a scholarly approach to students interested in the craft of writing. The process began late last year where various options were...

Author Visits 2018

Posted on 4 May 2018
We all know that Mac.Rob students love books and each year several authors visit the school to talk about their books and encourage students to write stories of their own. We are especially lucky this year to have Emily Bitto, a Stella-Prize winner, as our inaugural writer in residence. Over the course of four days, Emily will work with the s...

2018 PRC

Posted on 28 March 2018
The Victorian Premiers' Reading Challenge is now open and Mac.Rob is excited to be participating. The Challenge is open to all Victorian children from birth to Year 10 in recognition of the importance of reading for literacy development. The PRC is both a personal and form group challenge for children to read as many books they can by...

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