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Moderation Day Thursday 10 August

Students do not attend college on this day as teachers are attending Moderation Days at other Canberra schools. SIEC students still come to school on Thursday.

posted on 04 Aug 2017


DC Film Fest Thursday 3 August

Come along and be entertained by our talented student film makers!

Thursday 3 August @ 2.30pm in the Antill Theatre

Here's a preview......

posted on 31 Jul 2017


Stress Less Week 31 July - 4 August

Lots of fun and relaxing events are coming up this week, thanks to the efforts of the Student Leadership Group!

Mon: Petting zoo (lunch)

Tues: Tug of war (recess) and basketball (lunch)

Wed: Mental health discussion group (N35 - lunch)

Thurs: Cats in the classroom (Freda Forde teachers' staffroom)

Fri: BBQ and information expo (canteen - lunch)

Join in and stress less!

posted on 31 Jul 2017


NAIDOC Week celebrations 24 July - 28 July

Here at Dickson College we are celebrating NAIDOC Week from 24 - 28 July, a little later than the national event due to school holidays. This year's theme is Our Languages Matter, highlighting the importance of indigenous languages.

Come along and join in with our special events:

Mon 24 July 10.40am: NAIDOC Assembly in the Gym. Guest speaker is Michael Walsh, who will speak about indigenous languages. There will also be musical and dance performances, including an indigenous song by the student and staff choir.

Mon 24 July 11.45am: Muralling workshop with Wiradjuri artist Mackenzie Saddler.

Mon 24 July 11.45am: Bushtucker Garden launch by Tyronne Bell.

Mon 24 July 12.15pm: Family/community BBQ in the courtyard. Includes kangaroo, beef and veggie sausages.

Tues 25 July: Hospitality students will be serving bushtucker snacks around the college.

Wed 26 July 10.20am: Weaving workshop with Aunty Jenny, using grass harvested from the Bushtucker Garden.

Thurs 27 Jul 12.40: Music and dance performances in the courtyard.

Fri 28 July 10.20am: Launch of mural and cultural space (canteen area).

There will also be a buroinjin (indigenous football) round robin during the week at lunchtimes.

We look forward to welcoming community members and students to our NAIDOC Week celebrations!

More information here.

posted on 20 Jul 2017


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