Entries by Emily Jones

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Macedon Ranges Shire Council Youth Awards 2021

The Macedon Ranges Shire Council (MRSC) currently has nominations open for the 2021 Youth Awards. The shire aims to recognise and celebrate the inspirational activities of our young people. The award categories are: Will Power: young people who show real character and perseverance, especially in the face of adversity Good Deeds: young people who give […]

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NAIDOC Week 2021

This week we celebrate NAIDOC Week across Australia (July 4-11), a time to reflect upon the importance of recognising, celebrating, and becoming thoughtfully educated on the history and culture of our nation’s indigenous peoples. The week is a great opportunity to get involved in events, increase your knowledge, show your support, and take part in celebrating […]

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Free Parent Webinars by eSafety Commissioner

The eSafety Commission provides some excellent resources for parents, especially their free webinars. This coming term, the focus topic for their webinars is ‘eSafety’s Guide to Online Sexual Harassment and Image-Based Abuse’. This topic is particularly useful and designed for parents and carers of our Senior School students, aged 13-18. It will include practical tips, […]

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National Reconciliation Week

Early last month we celebrated National Reconciliation Week (27 May – 3 June), a time for all Australians to learn about our shared histories, cultures, and achievements, and to explore how each of us can contribute to achieving reconciliation in Australia.   Throughout the week, there were a number of resources and activities made available […]

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Back to school…again…

We are so looking forward to seeing staff and students back at the College tomorrow, across both campuses, after the wild weather events that saw us closed for Thursday and Friday of last week.  Power was finally restored to both the Mt Macedon and Woodend campuses on Friday evening, which meant that our IT team […]

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PUPIL FREE DAY

Unfortunately it seems the power of positive thinking wasn’t quite enough power to get us back onsite! Gratefully, the wild weather has begun to settle across the Macedon Ranges, but we sadly are still without power across our two campuses so there will be no school today. Unlike yesterday, today (6 June 2021) is a Pupil […]

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Queen’s Scout Recipients

On Saturday 8 May, Mr Deer attended a presentation to witness Alison Stockdale (Year 11) and Sarah McCrae (Old Collegian, 2020) receive their Queen’s Scout Awards. Many current and past Braemar students and families were present, and both Alison and Sarah spoke beautifully about their journey through to achieving the award.  The King’s Scout/Queen’s Scout […]