Principal’s Blog 10 June 2021

Now that COVID-19 restrictions are beginning to lift, I am looking forward to having all students and staff back onsite!  My thanks to our staff and young men for swiftly moving to our Learning at Home plan.  On June 6, we celebrated Champagnat Day. Unfortunately, our usual College and wider Marist Community celebrations were not able to take place. As a former Marist student, I always enjoyed the celebrations that went with Marcellin’s feast day. Read more…

Deputy Principal’s Blog 3rd June 2021

Seeking Support in Tough Times Before 2020, there was plenty of concern about the rates of poor mental health in young people but now, in the wake of COVID, we are seeing a significant increase in the need to support students, especially in regards to anxiety and depression. If you are concerned about your son’s mental health, I encourage you to start by talking with him. Make sure you choose the right time and place Read more…

Principal’s Blog 27 May 2021

All you need is love…We all know a great love story has to have at least one relatable or engaging character. This is the character who pulls us into the story and makes us care about how things turn out for everyone in the end. Christians are called to live their faith as a love story with God as the main character who wants a relationship with us (the other characters in the story); a Read more…

Principal’s Blog 14 May 2021

Last week I attended the opening night of the M² Production, “War of the Worlds”. OLMC and Marcellin College have worked together over the years to celebrate The Arts through our annual production and it was with relief and anticipation that we once again welcomed students, staff and families to the OLMC Mercedes Hogan Theatre to enjoy live performances. As we began planning for “War of the Worlds”, we did so with an understanding that COVID-19 could Read more…

Principal’s Blog 29 April 2021

I always enjoy the start of Term 2 as the mornings get colder and the leaves begin to change. There is a transition that occurs each year and I certainly notice it around the school as our community settles in. I believe we are still working through the impact of last year and I congratulate our young men on how they have started the term. We have been clear in our expectations of each member of our community, Read more…

Deputy Principal’s Blog 23rd April 2021

This Friday we will gather as a Marcellin community to recognise and pay our respects to all the men and women who have served our Nation at our annual ANZAC Day Ceremony.  This is a significant event on our College calendar and in 2021 we will focus on the 41 service men who have lost their lives in the war in Afghanistan. I share with you the open words to this service written and spoken Read more…

Principal’s Blog 1 April 2021

There have been many achievements this term and I continue to be impressed with the Marcellin College community.  I have been impressed with our students – as a new member of the Marcellin family I am often greeted with a cheerful hello from our students and this has extended to parents during my walk arounds on the Parent-Student-Teacher meetings.  My thanks to all for your warm welcome and I look forward to Term 2. It Read more…