In 2015, Marymede Catholic College welcomes our new Principal Mr. Michael Kenny into the Marymede Community.
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In 2015, Marymede Catholic College welcomes our new Principal Mr Michael Kenny into the Marymede Community.
Originally born in South Australia, Michael’s education took place at St. Michael’s College, whilst his initial teaching roles took place at Sacred Heart College in Adelaide, where he taught Senior Economics, Religious Education and Mathematics. The ensuing years also saw him undertake the roles of House Co-ordinator, Domain Leader, and finally, Director of Teaching and Learning. Michael has also spent time tutoring Economics students at the University of Adelaide.
Michael’s initial Principal appointment took place at McKillop College in Swan Hill, Victoria prior to moving across to the west to undertake the role of Principal at Servite College in Perth, Western Australia. During his time in the West, Michael also held positions as the President of the Catholic Secondary Prinicpal’s Association and a member of the Education Committee of Notre Dame in Fremantle.
2006 saw Michael return to Victoria where he undertook the role of Principal at Assumption College in Kilmore.
In 2015 Michael comes the new Principal of Marymede Catholic College with a view to strengthening our position as a leader of education in the Northern suburbs.
Outside of the office, Michael enjoys plenty of quality family time with his wife Cathy and 2 daughters, and is an avid sports fan. Early sporting endeavours saw him play State Amateur League Football in Adelaide whilst also captaining the South Australian Football Association. After hanging up the boots Michael went on to coach the Glenelg under 19’s for two years before prior to leaving for Victoria. Michael is also a regular on the golf course, whilst also taking a keen interest in AFL football, cheering on his beloved mighty Adelaide Crows!
We welcome Mr Michael Kenny to Marymede Community and look forward to his ensuing years as Principal of Marymede Catholic College.
Marymede Catholic College invite and encourage all prospective families to experience our College first hand.
School Tours are conducted on a regular basis throughout the year.
In 2015, School Tours/Information Mornings will take place on the following dates:
Tours commence at 9.30am from the Performing Arts Centre Foyer.
Additionally, the 2015 College Open Day will take place on Sunday August 30, from 11.00am - 2.00pm.
To book a School Tour please our College Registrar Matthew Luczek on 9407-9000 or email at email@example.com
The Marymede Catholic College charter Bus service will continue in 2015, with 3 routes travelling through the suburbs of Kinglake, Whittlesea, Mernda, Doreen and South Morang.
For a full list of routes and timetables please click HERE
2015 sees only 2 changes to the existing routes used in 2014:
Kinglake Route: Stop 4 - Due to the roadworks in Church Street, Whittlesea, the existing bus stop area (travelling TO School) has been closed until June. As a result this stop has been relocated into Forest Street.
Doreen Route: Addition of Stop 13 - Corner of McArthurs Road and Plenty Road.
For further information regarding the College Bus service please contact 9407-9000.
Marymede Catholic College is looking forward to the 2015 School year with great enthusiasm.
Here's what you need to know regarding 2015 commencment:
1. When does Term 1, 2015 commence?
The first group of students will return to School for Term 1 on Friday January 30, 2015. This will be students in Years 7, 11 and 12 only. Students in Years 8, 9 and 10 will commence on Monday February 2, which students from Prep to Year 6 will commence on Tuesday February 3.
Please click HERE for a full list of starting dates.
2. When does the Main Office open?
The Main Office has now re-opened, for any enquiries please contact 9407-9000.
3. Where can I find a list of important dates for Term 1, 2015?
The College Calendar for 2015 is available on the website by clicking HERE. Additionally, key dates for Term 1, 2015 were listed in the final College Bulletin for 2014 which can be found by clicking HERE.
4. Is the Uniform Shop open?
Yes. The Uniform Shop is open designated dates during the January holidays. For a full list of trading hours please click HERE.
Normal trading hours for Term 1 will commence on Tuesday January 27, 2015.
5. Which Uniform does my child wear in Term 1?
All students will be required to wear their SUMMER uniform for Term 1, 2015. New students are to refer to the acceptable footwear document provided to them upon enrolment for rules regarding footwear.
6. Upon the commencement of School, where can I drop my child off and collect them from?
The College Drop-Off/Pick-Up areas are located at Gate A (exit through Gate C), Gate E and Gate F (exit through Gate G).
7. When will the 2015 Booklist orders be available for collection?
Booklist orders will be available for collection on Tuesday January 20, 2015 between 10.00am and 3.00pm ONLY. (Prep to Year 12). Any family collecting their books from the College will need to enter through Gate B near the Primary School Multipurpose Courts, and into House 1. Any books not collected will be returned to Atlas Educational.
8. My Child has lost their 2015 Booklist, can I collect a new one?
Copies of the 2015 Booklists are available via the Main Office.
9. I did not receive my Child’s Semester 2, 2014 Academic Report, where can I access this?
Semester 2, 2014 Academic Reports were released online via our Parent Access Module (PAM) during the final week of Term 4, 2014. Parents will be able to access their child’s report by visiting PAM and logging in with the details provided to them during the Term 3 2014 holidays. If you cannot remember you PAM login details, please contact the College on 9407-9000. For privacy reasons, the College will need to confirm the identity of any detail request before providing usernames and passwords.
10. Primary School Testing Dates:
During the final week of 2014, all Primary School families received a letter containing login details to book testing sessions via the PTO Booking System.
Testing will take place by appointment on Friday January 30 and Monday February 2. ALL Primary School families will be required to book their child’s testing sessions online. If you are unable to locate your login details please contact the College on 9407-9000 immediately.
11. Will we have a chance to meet the new Principal?
Yes, all families will have the opportunity to meet Mr. Michael Kenny, our new Principal, both during the early weeks of Term 1, and throughout 2015.
12. My Child is new to Marymede Catholic College in 2015, and would like to change Guilds. Is this possible?
No. The College does not allow for movement between Guilds.
13. My Child is new to Marymede Catholic College in 2015. What items can he/she bring with her to School each day?
The College does not take responsibility for any personal items brought into the College grounds. Secondary School students should refer to their 2015 Student Diary for rules regarding the use of Mobile Phones and other technologies on College grounds.
14. What are the School Fees in 2015?
Please click HERE to view the 2015 School Fee Structure.
15. When will Fee Statements for 2015 be sent out?
All families will receive their first Fee Statement for 2015 during the week commencing Monday January 19, however, families are able to make payments on their School fees prior to this day. Please contact the Accounts Office for further information. Together with the fee statement will be a Direct Debit form to be completed by all families and returned to the Accounts Office.
16. Will the School Bus Service continue in 2015?
Yes, the School Bus Service will continue in 2015, with routes remaining the same as listed in 2014. Families who submitted their details online for the Bus service late in 2014 will receive a letter mailed home during the week commencing Monday January 12, with details regarding the Bus service. The College requires a 25% deposit on all Bus fees by no later than Friday January 30, with all Semester 1 Bus fees required to be paid IN FULL by no later than Friday February 27, 2015.
17. My contact details have changed over the Christmas Break, who can I report these to?
For any change in contact details please contact the College Registrar on 9407-9000 or alternatively email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
18. Are 2016 Enrolment Applications open?
Yes. Applications for Year 7, 2016 are closing soon. All applications are due by no later than Friday February 27, 2015. Enrolment Interviews are scheduled to take place in early March 2015, and all applicants will receive a letter regarding this process.
Yes. Applications for Prep 2016 are open and will close on Friday May 15, 2015.
For further information regarding enrolment at Marymede Catholic College please contact the Registrar on 9407-9000.
19. When is the IT Helpdesk open?
The IT Helpdesk is open daily between the hours of 8.00am and 4.00pm. You can contact the IT Helpdesk via phone on 9407-9020 or email at email@example.com.
20. My child has a device at the IT Helpdesk for repair. When will it be ready?
Please contact the IT Helpdesk to confirm if your child’s device repair has been completed. We encourage any Parent/Students whose device has been in for repair over the School holidays to collect the device by no later than Friday January 23, 2015.
21. Will my child be provided with a device in 2015?
All Secondary students are provided with a device by the College. Further information regarding devices will be emailed to Parents at the commencement of the School year and will be provided at Parent Information Evenings throughout February.
Primary School students in Years 5 and 6 will have a device provided to them during School hours. Students in Years 3 and 4 will have between 10 to 14 computers available to them in each classroom.
The College will also be introducing an IPad program for students in Prep to Year 2, late in Term 1/early Term 2 in 2015.
22. Will there be any Parent Information Evenings at the beginning of the 2015 School year?
Yes. The following Information Evenings will take place during the early weeks of Term 1:
- VCE Parent Elevate Session: Monday February 2
- Year 7 Cyber-Safety and Curriculum Evening: Thursday February 5
- VCE/VCAL Parent Information Evening: Tuesday February 17
- Year 6 Transition into Secondary School Information Evening: Tuesday February 24
- Prep to Year 6 Curriculum Workshop/Parent Information Evening: Tuesday March 3
- Year 7, 2015 Parent Information/Guild Family Evening: Tuesday March 10
- Year 9 Challenge Camp Parent Information Evening: Monday March 23
23. When will Secondary School students have access to their class timetables?
Secondary School students will be able to access their draft class timetable via SIMON from Monday January 19. Students can log into SIMON via https://simon.marymede.vic.edu.au. Students are to log in with their existing username and password. New students will be issued with their username and password upon their commencement in Term 1.
For all further enquiries regarding the commencement of the 2015 School Year please do not hesitate to contact the College on 9407-9000.