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NEWSLETTER Issue 1
January 2019
In this issue:
Principal's Message
Important Dates

Year 12 Formal Celebrations
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PRINCIPAL'S MESSAGE

Dear parents and carers.

Happy new year, I hope you've had a lovely holiday period. Our team has been back at work this week preparing for the new school year, we are very excited for the term ahead and looking forward to welcoming our students to the College next week.

We expect all year 11 students at 830am sharp next Monday the 4th of February for a welcome assembly in the theatre followed promptly by first classes. Year 12 are expected at 830am sharp on Tuesday the 5th in the theatre for their welcome assembly prior to first classes starting. Next week is referred to as 'O' week as shorthand for 'orientation' week. Whilst students will commence immediately with classes, there will also be a range of housekeeping and pastoral care activities designed to ensure the best possible start to the year. New students will have the opportunity to participate in various social activities and join groups that interest them.

All students will have interviews with their MI Group teachers to discuss their plans and study packages, and will be able to change classes in the first week if necessary. Students will be able to collect a copy of their timetable, hire lockers and get student ID photos through the front office. Hawker College T Shirts and Hoodies are also available for sale. 51 Bake will be open for students wishing to purchase morning tea and lunch with cash or EFTPOS options available for payment. 

I ask for your support to ensure students are dressed appropriately as they might for a professional workplace, with covered footwear and  sensible clothing.

It will be a busy week for everyone. Some students may be nervous about starting the school year in a new school. Please remember that we are here to enable learning and wellbeing for all of our students, so my message is to communicate with staff if there are any problems.

See you all soon!

Andy Mison
Principal 

IMPORTANT DATES

Monday 4 February 2019
Year 11 and New Students

Tuesday 5 February 2019
All Students - Years 11 & 12

Monday 11 February 2019
School Photo Day

Thursday 21 February 2019
Meet the Teacher Evening

Monday 4 March 2019
College Meeting - All Students

Tuesday 5 March 2019
Moderation Day for teachers - No classes running

Monday 11 March 2019
Canberra Day Public Holiday  
Students pictured at the Year 12 Formal 1
YEAR 12 CELEBRATIONS

Congratulations to the Class of 2018 who celebrated their final year of college with a formal event at the National Museum of Australia on Wednesday 12 December 2018, followed by the Year 12 Graduation Ceremony the next week.

As you can see, our students dressed for the occasion, all looking very handsome and glamorous. We wish them all the very best for their future endeavours. 
Students pictured at the Year 12 Formal 2
Students pictured at the Year 12 Formal 4
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