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Italy Tour 2018

On Saturday, 24 March 2018 33 students and 5 staff members set off for the 17 day adventure of the 2018 Italy Study Tour. Visiting Rome, Orvieto, Assisi, the Cinque Terre, Florence and Venice it was an experience for all. Highlights for the many included The Colosseum, Trevi Fountain, rolling landscapes with undeniable spectacular views, artworks from many of the greats, the beautiful colours of the Cinque Terre and the never ending waterways and canals of Venice. During the trip many memories were made, kilometres were walked and food was eaten. What an experience!

Simpson Prize Winner

Congratulations to Year 10 student Sara Hinton Victorian winner for the Simpson Prize. The Simpson Prize is a national competition for Year 9 and 10 students. The competition encourages participants to explore the significance of the Anzac experience and what is meant for Australia. As a finalist Sara received a two day trip to Canberra where she visited the capital's museums and institutions, attended the presentation ceremony at Parliament House, and a formal dinner at the Royal Military College, Duntroon. As overall state winner, Sara has also won a trip to travel to Villeneuve in France where she will attend the Anzac Day Service. we are very proud of Sara and wish her the best on her travels.

Mission Action Day (MAD)

On Wednesday, 21 March students and staff of the College took part in MAD with the annual walk around the Maribyrnong River. The event is a wonderful opportunity for the College to raise awareness for its sister school, St Maria Mazzarello in Venilale Timor-Leste. The sun shone as pencil and paper was left behind and the College, as a collective, walked in unison. All donations raised from the afternoon will go towards facilities and support at St Maria Mazzarello.

Helene Takes House Swimming Carnival

On Thursday, 1 March 2018 Ave Maria College staff and students braved the not-so-warm weather to attend the annual House Swimming Carnival at East Keilor Leisure Centre. Well done to all those who participated in an event. Congratulations to our winning House- Helene. #HeleneWins #GoGreen #Womenofave #housespirit