Melrose High School is founded upon a tradition which encourages achievement in learning within a safe and friendly environment based on the values of Respect. The school aims to provide opportunities and support to develop students in the areas of intellectual, aesthetic, moral, emotional, physical and social growth.

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Athletics Carnival

THURSDAY 15 August 2019

Woden Athletics Track, Philip

Please note: This is a normal school day RELOCATED to the Woden Athletics Track.  If your child is not participating in the carnival their absence needs to be explained.  THERE IS NO ALTERNATIVE PROGRAM AT SCHOOL ON THE DAY as all teaching staff will be at the carnival.  Please complete the Permission/Non attendance note linked below.  A copy of this note is also available in the Library.

Download the note here http://www.melrosehs.act.edu.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0004/449779/Athletics_Carnival_2019_permission_note_-_Editable.pdf

Posted on 31 Jul 2019


Parenting Ideas - Anxious Kids Seminar

There's lots of things parents and teachers can do to help kids when they become anxious.

Hear from parenting expert, award-winning speaker and author of 11 books Michael Grose, together with wellbeing expert and researcher Dr Jodi Richardson. Michael Grose and Jodi Richardson will be touring across Australia and New Zealand to present their evidence-based approach to managing kids’ anxiety. In this seminar they will speak about the tools and strategies for helping children outlined in their recently released and highly acclaimed book Anxious Kids.

This special seminar is ideal for parents, carers, teachers and other professionals who work with children and their parents.

30 July 2019, 7pm - Hellenic Club.

For more information and tickets please visit https://www.parentingideas.com.au/parent-resources/seminars/anxious-kids-seminar-tour 

Posted on 23 Jul 2019


Young Carer Bursary

The Young Carer Bursary Program supports young carers to continue with their education. The program offers a limited number of bursaries of up to $3,000 each year. Young carers across Australia can apply from late July until early September.

For more details visit  https://youngcarersnetwork.com.au/young-carer-bursary

If you need assistance filling in the form please have a chat to Mark (Youth Worker), Jess ( School Health Nurse) or Anne (Psychologist).

 

Posted on 17 Jul 2019


Semester Awards

The Semester 1 Awards will be handed out at ceremonies on Wednesday 3 July 2019 (Week 10).
Venue:
Malcolm Barlow Hall.  Parking available in car park #2

Time: 
Year 7 & 8: 9:30am - 11am
Year 9 & 10: 12:00 pm-1:30 pm

Invitations will be sent by email the parents/carers of students receiving awards on Tuesday 25 June 2019 however everyone is welcome to attend to celebrate the achievements and efforts of our students.

Posted on 18 Jun 2019


Parent Engagement Session #4

We welcome you to our fourth Parent Engagement Session for the year on Monday, 17 June 2019 from 4.45-6 pm in the Melrose Library.  The focus of this session will be Self Harm Explained.

4.45-5.00: Light refreshments
5.00-5:05 pm: Meet & Greet and Acknowledgement
5:10 – 5:50: Keynote Presenter: Nicola Whitelaw- Clinical Development Nurse for the School Youth Health Nurse Program
5:45 – 6:00 pm: Workshops and Presentations- Questions and Answers

Self harm Explained

Why self harm?
What can I look out for?
How can I support my young person at home?
What supports are available at school.


Posted on 06 Jun 2019


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