Principal's Newsletter

STEM Centre Construction Update, Urban Seeds - Year 9 City Experience, German Exchange 2019 Information Evening, Congratulations to Tai Graham and Brodie Hendy, Father's Day Family Night
Monday 20th August, 2018.
Principal.

STEM Centre Construction Update:

STEM building work is progressing very well and the project completion date is estimated by 1st week of November. The plastering and windows have been completed and the external brick work has commenced.

Please see the gallery of photos below and click on each photo to zoom in and see the STEM Centre progress.

See how our STEM Centre is taking shape...

Urban Seeds:

In Week 5, all Year 9 students participated in the first part of their City Experience Program.

Meeting teachers at Narre Warren Station, they travelled by train into the City to attend the Urban Seed Tour. Urban Seed is an organisation that runs interactive workshops and walks around the CBD that address homelessness, addiction and community involvement that aim to increase understanding and connection across different groups throughout Melbourne.

The Year 9s participated in the Urban Seed ‘Most Liveable City Walk’, where they unpacked themes of stereotyping, inclusion/exclusion and power to discuss homelessness, disadvantage, addiction and mental health. While on the tour, students collected data for their Major Health CAT and participated in open discussions centred around homelessness. The excursion was an opportunity for students to prepare for their major City Experience in Week 10.

German Exchange 2019 Information Evening:

Fountain Gate students with Frau Tchantcho in 2017

Can you picture yourself standing in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin next year? Want to know what life in Germany is really like

Every two years, year 9 &10 students from Fountain Gate and Gleneagles Secondary Colleges travel to our host schools in Darmstadt, near Frankfurt.

The Gleneagles Secondary College will be hosting the first Information Evening on Thursday the 30th of August from 5.30pm to 6.30pm in their Library. Information about how the exchange works, when and where it happens, approximate trip costs will be covered on the night. Expressions of interest will be taken.

If you would like more information prior to the 30th, then please contact Mrs Dunne at the school or by email Enable JavaScript to view protected content.

Congratulations to Tai Graham and Brodie Hendy:

Fountain Gate Secondary College would like to extend their congratulations to Year 10 student Tai Graham and Year 9 Student Brodie Hendy for being selected in the 2019 Under 17 Victorian State Softball team to play in the National Australian Tournament in January 2019 in West Beach, South Australia. Both girls have shown great passion in the sport and we sincerely wish them the very best of luck in the tournament.

67b4916e-2763-4834-8f2c-36bd3ff70c1c_0604180105AM.jpg Tai Graham

53a67db6-aa1f-4be2-a979-ef5bfa76ed6a_0604180105AM.jpg Brodie Hendy

Father's Day Family Night:

Thank you.

Mr Pete Hanratty

College Principal

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