Term 2 within the Languages Department was a very successful way to end the first semester. At the beginning of the term we introduced lunchtime AUSLAN classes which was welcomed by many eager learners. This term, we are happy to announce that AUSLAN classes will take place every Thursday at lunchtime in the Learning Commons.
On 20 June, 33 Italian students participated in the annual Dante Alighieri Poetry Competition, where we recited our chosen poems at the University of Melbourne. We would like to congratulate the following students who made it into the finals;
On 22 June we welcomed 3 students; Marco Fava, Carlo Battisti and Riccardo Coin from Verona, Italy and a 4th student Eleonora Buffa from Trento, Italy for a 6 week immersion program. These are a few of their reflections about this amazing and rewarding experience.
Monday 29 July, we welcomed 9 Japanese students, whom will stay with their host families for 3 weeks, improving their English and learning about Australian culture. Alongside these students we will welcomed Sensei Maromi Koga from Salesio Gakuin. Students also participated in a canoeing workshop and visited Melbourne city, which was organized by the year 11 VCAL students.
Below are a few reflections:
On 1 August, 17 students from Office Global Support from Nagano, Japan visited the College for an Intercultural day participating in various classes and workshops including a farm tour, biology practical class and an interactive VCE Japanese class. They are being hosted by students from Our Lady of Mount Carmel Primary School.
2020 also sees a brand-new study tour to Japan. Information for this proposed Stem Japanese Tour has been emailed to all 2020 year 10-12 students. The tour includes visiting Tokyo, Hiroshima, Kyoto and Osaka. To clarify, students who will be studying either Japanese, a science or a technology subject is eligible to apply for this amazing opportunity. A reminder that the information night is Thursday 8 August at 6pm in the Carrol Centre. Places are limited, so if you are interested, please ensure you come along to this information night.
Our languages Program at Salesian College Sunbury aims to instill in our students the experiences and opportunities to become global citizens, develop tolerance of other cultures and beliefs and explore the connections between languages and culture.
Read an update from Acting Principal, Mrs Angela Romano
An update from our Principal, Mr Mark Brockhus, as we prepare to commence the 2019 school year.
Cricket great, Darren Lehmann, visited last week as part of our Ashes Oval Redevelopment Project and our Father's Day Breakfast