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Term 3 School Holidays

Term 3 school holidays begin on Monday 25th September and all staff and students return on Monday 9th October 2017. Wishing everyone happy and safe holidays.... Read more

MHS Junior Basketball Grade Sport Champions

MHS Junior Basketball Team Grade Sport Champions

Marrickville High School's Junior boys basketball team claimed the Bligh Zone premiership title with an impressive 62 - 30 win against Leichhardt. The Grand Final was a culmination of two terms and 15 rounds against local high schools participating the Bligh Zone competition. Congratulations to our young sportsmen on an outstanding victory. Marrickville High School offers every student the opportunity to participate in a diverse range of competitive sport, including all Bligh Zone competitions which takes students off site to compete against... Read more

Marrickville High School Art Installation

MHS students create public art for the community

Marrickville High School's P&C, in consultation with students and the community, engaged Public Artist Nuha Saad to design an art installation to enhance our school surroundings, and celebrate the values of knowledge, diversity and achievement. The result is a stunning piece of art that captures the essence of our vibrant Marrickville community.... Read more

MHS teacher wins prestigious sports Award

MHS teacher wins prestigious Department of Education Award

Congratulations to Marrickville High School's Sports Coordinator and PDHPE teacher Mr James Elder on receiving one of the Department of Education's most prestigious Awards - the Excellent Service to School Sport. The Award recognises the outstanding achievements of a teacher in making sustained and consistent contributions to school sport and physical activity. We couldn't be prouder of James for delivering an inclusive and diverse sport program that enables all our students to achieve their best.... Read more

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NDIS continues its roll out across NSW

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) started in NSW in July 2016, rolling out across half of the state. The rollout for the rest of NSW started on 1 July 2017 and the NDIS will be fully rolled out by mid 2018. The NSW government is writing to the families of children and young people with disability who currently receive disability supports in the rollout areas to advise how and when they will enter the NDIS. How will people move into the NDIS? There is a planned approach to the way people enter into the NDIS. The first people to... Read more

The Sapphires visit to MHS

MHS welcomes The Sapphires

Two wonderful members of The Sapphires sister's Beverly Griggs and Laurel Robinson, visited our English and History students. They recalled their experiences living on a mission, performing for the troops in Vietnam, not even know where Vietnam was, and finding themselves in the middle of a war zone. The women spoke openly about their life in rural Australia, their dreams and hopes, work and future plans. Our students asked many questions as the information linked with their study of the film in English, and their study of The Stolen... Read more

Moonlight Movie The Blues Brothers

Moonlight Movies @ Marrickville - The Blues Brothers

Marrickville High School P&C invite friends, family and the Marrickville community to attend our open air cinema event screening of The Blues Brothers on Friday 15th September from 6pm. To purchase tickets visit trybooking.com/RPUX .... Read more

Year 12 Exhibition of Major Works

Year 12 Major Works Showcase

Family, friends and the community are invited to celebrate the achievements of our Year 12 students as they exhibit/perform their Major Works in a collaborative display between Visual Arts, TAS and Music. It's all happening on Tuesday 22nd August 5pm - 7pm in the School Library. All welcome.... Read more

Wakakirri 2017 NIDA Performance

Wakakirri NIDA Performance

Congratulations to the MHS Wakakirri team for choreographing an amazing performance at NIDA. Students performed to a packed audience. Their drama and dance ensemble won three awards. Visual Arts teacher Ms Jemima Hall and Drama teacher Mr Zan Cross worked with students over many weeks to put together their award winning performance. Wakakirri is a creative extra-curricular opportunity offered to all MHS students passionate about dance, drama and performance. Well done to all involved.... Read more

NAPLAN Online School readiness test

NSW schools will participate in the NAPLAN Online School Readiness Test from 14 August to 22 September. There is a lot of information for schools, students and parents on the NAPLAN Online transition website. The school readiness test is a ‘practice run' for schools to assess their technology as we prepare to transition to NAPLAN Online. It provides an opportunity for schools to become familiar with the NAPLAN Online assessment platform but is not an assessment of student ability.... Read more

Westpac Community Service Day 2017

Thankyou Westpac WIB Legal Team

We feel honoured that Westpac's WIB Legal Team chose Marrickville High School for their Community Volunteer Day. A team of 11 of Westpac's great legal minds swapped suits for shovels to work in our front garden and help arrange books in our school library. Thank you Westpac.... Read more

Moonlight Movies @ Marrickville

Vote now MM@M - Greece or Blues Brothers

Grease or Blues Brothers? The next Moonlight Movies@Marrickville is on Friday 15 September 2017 and YOU get to vote for which classic film we will show! Vote here: http://bit.ly/mmm17vote VOTING IS OPEN until 11 August. 1 vote per person. On Tuesday 15 August we will announce the movie and open ticket sales. To find out more about the programs our P&C are delivering for Marrickville High School please read P&C news here: http://bit.ly/pandcnews4... Read more

Public Schools Arts Festival 2017

MHS represented at Public Schools Arts Festival

Marrickville High School is proud to once again be part of the Public Schools Arts Festival at the Stirrup Gallery in Marrickville. The exhibition opens on Friday 28th July, 2017. Visual Arts, Art Club and TAS (Technology & Applied Science) students will exhibit a diverse collection of creative works, and invite students, parents and the community to come along and support the exhibition.... Read more

Archibull Prize Update

Art 4 Agriculture Archibull Farming Partnership

It is not every day a Cotton Farmer from Tamworth visits. Marrickville High School Commerce and Visual Art students welcomed their agricultural mentor, 22 year old Agronomist and Young Farming Champion Casey Onus, who will join students on their creative quest decorate a life sized bull as part of the prestigious Art 4 Agriculture Archibull Art Prize exploring the theme "We're all in this together". Students are enjoying the cross collaborative process as they come up with a unique and creative design that reflects the 2017 theme.... Read more

Visual Arts Teacher Jemima Hall

MHS Visual Arts teacher takes on state-wide mentoring role

Marrickville High School's dynamic Visual Arts teacher Jemima Hall has been appointed the Mentoring/Early Career Support Project Officer for the Visual Arts and Design Educators Association (VADEA NSW), which represents hundreds of Visual Arts and Design teachers in primary and secondary schools throughout NSW. As an early career teacher herself, Jemima brings a unique perspective to the voluntary position, which aims to support new teachers in their networking, pedagogy, professional learning and accreditation. Since joining Marrickville High... Read more

Education Week 2017

Next week (Monday 31 July – Friday 4 August) is Education Week, a statewide annual event to celebrate public education in NSW. The week highlights the achievements of public education and local schools, putting the spotlight on our students, our educators and the communities that support them. This year's theme is I Learn, We Learn. It is a celebration of the commitment of the NSW Department of Education to ensuring that our students are at the heart of learning and that all our schools improve every year. Education Week is also a time for... Read more

MHS Seniors Concert and Luncheon

Marrickville students bridging the gap between young and old

A very special event on the Marrickville High School music calendar is our annual Seniors Concert and Luncheon. Each year, with the support of the Inner West Council, Marrickville High School welcomes local elderly seniors to listen to the very best of our school's musical talent, and enjoy a delicious lunch prepared and served by our food technology students. It was a wonderful afternoon with over 40 seniors in attendance.... Read more

Term 3 return to school

A reminder that students return to school on Tuesday 18th July 2017. First bell rings at 8.45am. We look forward to seeing all of our students refreshed and ready for a positive term of learning.... Read more

Marrickville's Got Talent

Marrickville's Got Talent

Marrickville's Got Talent is on tonight! Come along and hear our brilliant rock bands, jazz band, soloists, Year 7 stage band, teacher's performance and listen to our special guest band and choir performances by Wilkins Public School and Marrickville Public School. Our fantastic P&C are cooking up a delicious feast from 5pm: $5 - chicken souvlaki or beef sausages or vegan sausages or haloumi + salad & sauces $2 @ - soft drinks, juices, hot chic, popcorn, cakes & sweet treats... Read more

Year 9 Photography Exhibition

Year 9 Photography works exhibited at Marrickville Gallery

Year 9 Photography and Digital Media Students invite you to attend the Opening Night of 'Capturing Diversity' on Friday 16th June at 6pm. This is their first professional exhibition at the Create or Die Gallery Marrickville. Please come along and view our students impressive displays.... Read more

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