General Assembly 30/4/2015

The first term two general assembly took place on the 30th of April. The Assembly was jam packed with an array of awards and presentations. The Assembly was opened with the National Anthem performed by the School Orchestra with Vocalist David Yarrow. The Orchestra was conducted by Mr Tony Brooks.The orchestra then performed an Icelandic folk song called Sprengisandi.
The 2015 Senior school captains Allira Lignos and Matt Mahoney led the assembly. Mrs Binnion then welcomed the school with the principals address.

Mr Hughes then presented an ANZAC day commemoration speech and requiem.
Mr Evans then presented a new initiative for the student council. The previous years school captains Rachel Walker and Nick Parkinson addressed the school and continue to show their support in the McKinnon community.

Sports awards were then presented by the Flynn house captain, Will Robertshaw including the state diving and swimming, touch football and a blue award.As well Ms Mauger and Ms Krommydas presented the Pi Day Awards.

Year 12 Student Misha Machlak recently performed at the VCE Top class performances for 2015. Misha showcased his work at the assembly by performing two songs,summertime and a woman is a sometime thing. Misha was accompanied by Igor Machlak.

Ms Kirk then presented the 2015 music trophy from house music festival to Gilmore house.

Other presentations included the Orchestra trip to Iceland and the United Kingdom which was presented by Camille Stone and Connor O'Reilly, A visual arts project with our sister school is Cuenca, Spain which was presented by Ms Kuriata, Details on the upcoming language perfect competition presented by Mr Kamener.

As well, Phoebe Ponsford and James Robertshaw promoted the end of year Great Victorian Bike ride and the cross country carnival information was presented by Mr Bridges. The cross country carnival is occuring on the 8th of May and the theme is PINK.

The assembly was then concluded by Mr Evans who discussed the NAPLAN testing and the annual open night.

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