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and Reminders

Welcome to the end of Week 8 of Term 3.


This week a number of us from the Leadership Team attended the Annual Conference for Catholic Deputy Principals. It is always a wonderful opportunity to catch up with some of the wonderful things Catholic secondary schools are doing in Victoria, especially since this was the first gathering since 2019.


A reminder that we will have Parent/Student/Teacher Learning Conversations for Years 7-11 next week: Wednesday 7th September from 3.30pm-6.30pm and Thursday 8th September 12.00pm-8.00pm. These will be online, with the PTOnline information having already been sent to parents.


There will be no classes on Thursday 8th September, due to the Learning Conversation.

Coming events for the home diary include the School Concert in the Springvale Town Hall at 7.30pm on Monday 12th September. Queries to     There is also a Year 7 Personal Development Day on Tuesday 13th September. Queries to 


Friday 16th September is the final day of Term 3 and it is also Brigidine Day, with wonderful activities being organised by the Year Level teams and students. The day will conclude at the normal time of 3.05pm.


Amazingly, the Year 12s are nearing completion of their internal assessment tasks for 2022. It has been wonderful for it to be a lockdown-free final year for them. Information regarding their Graduation and final celebrations will follow shortly. Also, their Year 12 Hoodies arrived last week and they have been delighted to be wearing them on the continuing cooler mornings.


A reminder that Term 4 commences on MONDAY October 3rd.


Day 2 of Term, Tuesday 4th October, is photo day for school teams. Students will be advised if they are required for any of the photos.


With best wishes

Loreto Cannon

AP: Engagement, Operations and Transition



Monday 5th September

MACSSIS Family Fun Night

6.30pm online

Information was sent home via email and flyer

Hope to see you and your daughter(s)


Important Dates

Monday 5th September

School Tour 9:00am

Futsal Championships Training/lunchtime @ Springvale Indoor Sports Centre (TBR)

Year 7 Digital Thumbprint Period 1-4 (Theatrette)

Tuesday 6th September


Year 9 Swimming

Year 11 SAR First Aid Period 1-6 (ES)

Year 11 VCAL Lunch with winners @ Springvale Town Hall (NS)

Wednesday 7th September

GAT (No Year 11 & Year 12 classes)

Year 7-11 Learning Conversations - online 3.30pm - 6.30pm

Thursday 8th September

Year  7-11 Learning Conversations - online 12.00noon - 8.00pm

Monday 12th September

School Concert (Town Hall) 7.30pm

Tuesday 13th September

Year 7 PD Day

Junior & Inter SEGAP Grand Final (tbc)

Year 9 Swimming

Year 11 SAR Period 5&6 Incursion- Wheelchair basketball

Wednesday 14th September

Year 11 PE Lunch & Period 5- Indoor Rock Climbing (TBR)

Thursday 15th September

Year 11 LAB Skills Period 1-5 Rickett's Point Excursion (LDI & AB)

Year 11 VCAL Incursion Period 4

Friday 16th September

Term 3 Concludes



Spring is finally here

Greater Dandenong is the place to be this spring with a variety of low-cost and free events that will entertain, educate and encourage you to visit our outdoor spaces.

Greater Dandenong Children's Festival 

Take a leap into the wild during the school holidays at the Greater Dandenong Children’s Festival from 17 September to 2 October.  


Enjoy arts, crafts, writing workshops, theatre, music, dance, circus, native wildlife displays, science and conservation workshops, sports and the exciting headlining event, Little Day Out.  


Read more about the Children's Festival programs and events on our website

Current Exhibitions

Captured Exhibition  On display until Thursday 29 September

Walker Street Gallery and Arts Centre Walker and Robinson Street, Dandenong

Upcoming Events

This Girl Can - Basketball Clinics

Thursday 1, 8, 15 and 22 September, 10am-11am

Dandenong Stadium

270 Stud Rd, Dandenong

Culture Safety and Your Place - Minibus tour

Thursday 1 and 22 September, 6pm-9pm

Springvale Community Hub

5 Hillcrest Grove, Springvale

Dandenong Market Curry Festival 

Sunday 4 September, 10am -4pm

Dandenong Market

Cleeland Street, Dandenong

Alex Wilkie Nature Reserve Spring Thing

Sunday 4 September, 11am -3pm

Alex Wilkie Nature Reserve

Mackay Street, Springvale South

Off the Menu - Food Tour

Monday 5 September, 12pm -2pm

Various locations, Springvale 

Melbourne Writers Festival Thursday 8 September, 7.30pmDandenong LibrarySunday 11 September, 3.30pmSpringvale Library

Disability Inclusive Volunteering Workshops Throughout SeptemberNoble Park Community CentreMemorial Drive, Noble Park

Coffee with local Police and Councillors Pop-up Wednesday 14 September, 

11am-1pmEttamo Cafe45 Walker Street, Dandenong

Little India Tour Saturday 17 September, 12pm Little India Precinct Foster Street, Dandenong

Burden Park Bowling Club Social Dance Saturday 17 September, 6.30pm -11pm Burden Park Bowling Club 880-924 Heatherton Road, Springvale South

Alex Wilkie Nature Reserve Open Day Sunday 18 September, 10am-5pm Alex Wilkie Nature Reserve Mackay Street, Springvale South

The Keysie Market Sunday 18 September, 10am -3pm Tatterson Pavilion Parkland Cheltenham Road, Keysborough

Noble Park Aquatic Centre Open Day

Sunday 18 September, 12pm -2pm

Noble Park Aquatic Centre9 Memorial Drive, Noble Park

On Track 18 Monday 19 to Thursday 22 September, 10am-2.30pm St John’s Regional College 5/11 Caroline Street, Dandenong

Neighbourhood Watch Greater Dandenong - Public Forum and Annual General Meeting Wednesday 28 September, 7.30pm Paddy O'Donoghue Centre 18-34 Buckley Street, Noble Park

What's on at The Drum

Hosting more than 170 performances for over 85,500 patrons each year, there's bound to be a show for you at Greater Dandenong's Drum Theatre. 


The Drum has a jam-packed program of exciting shows for all ages this month, including Miss Pole Dance Victoria 2022, Seeing is Believing, Legally Blonde the Musical, Our Beat: Way Over There Collective Takeover.


Explore The Drum program on our website

What's on at Greater Dandenong Libraries

Greater Dandenong Libraries offer a fantastic variety of free programs and activities across their Springvale and Dandenong branches.


This month, the libraries have some wild school holiday activities, a selection of informative workshops as part of the Melbourne Writers Festival and some engaging early years programs for bubs, toddlers and preschool-aged children.


Find out more about What's On in the libraries on our website

Regular Events

Combined Probus Club of Noble Park ,10am first Monday of month at Club Noble

Waverley Gardens Combined Probus Club,9.45am last Thursday of month as Southern Community Centre

Carers Walking Group, 10am first Thursday of the month at Burden Park

Jan Wilson Exercise classes, various times at Jan Wilson Community Centre

All Abilities Badminton, 6pm every Wednesday at Springers Leisure Centre

Council Meetings, 7pm every second Monday 

List Your Event

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Our online events calendar is a great way to reach the wider community and enhance your promotions. Listings will be added within two weeks and could be featured in this monthly enewsletter.

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