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Back to School Dates 2018

We look forward to seeing our students refreshed and ready to learn on: Year 7 - Tuesday 30th January. Year 11 and 12 - Tuesday 30th January. Year 8 - 10 - Wednesday 31st January.... Read more


Marrickville High School 2017 Year in Review

We wish our parents, teachers, staff, and community a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Let's look back on a busy 2017 full of fun, friendship and learning at Marrickville High School. You tube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Olq2yZXBCL0... Read more

MHS Open for Summer Holidays

Looking for green space, cricket pitches, and basketball o enjoy over the school holidays? Come to MHS, we are opening our grounds for our community to enjoy. Open hours are from 8am to 6pm from 23 December to the end of the school holidays in late January.... Read more

Highly Commended Essay Contest

Australia-Japan Relations Essay Contest - Highly Commended

MHS Year 10 student Mahsa, was presented with a Highly Commended Award for her entry in the Australia-Japan Relations Essay Contest for NSW and NT School Students. The Consul-General of Japan in Sydney, Mr Keizo Takewaka, hosted the ceremony at the Consul-General's Official Residence in Bellevue Hill on Wednesday 6 December 2017. In the senior division, students were asked to respond to the question: Japan is due to host the Rugby World Cup in 2019 and the Olympic Games in 2020. What are some of the lessons Japan can learn from Australia's own... Read more

Morning tea at Government House for Soroptimist

Morning Tea at Government House

Two outstanding Year 12 Marrickville High School students Sarah and Bilkisu attended morning tea at Government House on behalf of Soroptimist International. Earlier this year the students were awarded an $800.00 education grant for excellent dedication to their studies. Soroptimist International is committed to girls and women achieving to their full potential.... Read more

Flyer for School in Action Tours 2017

MHS School in Action Tours - Full

Considering high school choices for your child? A 'School in Action' tour gives parents a sneak peak into student life at Marrickville. View our facilities, visit classrooms and hear from Principal Arety Dassaklis. Places are limited to 15, so bookings are essential. To register visit https://www.trybooking.com/SORW... Read more

2018 Open Night Information

Many families have called asking about Open Night 2018. We are pleased to confirm Open Night is on Tuesday 27th February from 5.30 - 7.30pm. The evening provides families with the opportunity to view our facilities, meet our experienced team of classroom teachers, talk to students, and hear from Principal Arety Dassaklis. Principal address will begin at 7.00pm sharp.... Read more

Launch of Term 4 Learning Studio Enrichment Program

The Microsoft HP Learning Studio Enrichment Program begins in Term 4. Students will be extended in the areas of design and technology, working together in teams to solve design challenges. They will use the latest technology including HP Touch Laptops, HP 3D Sprout Computer, 3D Printer, Makey Makey kits, and CAD software. We look forward to bringing you more news as they complete their challenges. Watch our students who participated last year. You tube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q-br_6ryWXY... Read more

2018 Resource Allocation Model funding

In October 2017, all NSW public schools will receive a 2018 Planned School Budget Allocation Report. The report will assist with the management of the total budget delivered to schools through the Resource Allocation Model (RAM). The Resource Allocation Model (RAM) methodology distributes funding based on the individual needs of students and schools. This gives schools greater flexibility to make local decisions. Learn more about the 2018 funding by visiting the department's website or watch a short animation about managing the total school... Read more

Duke of Edinburgh 2017

Duke of Edinburgh Success

The Duke of Edinburgh program enriches the lives of students by providing challenging opportunities to learn new skills in leadership, outdoor adventure, community service, recreation as well as build upon existing skills in areas such as music, art or sport. Marrickville students can participate in Duke of Ed from Year 9. This year the team achieved incredible results including two 25km overnight hikes through Royal National Parks, and two coastal walks from Bundeena to Otford. Congratulations team MHS!... Read more

Marrickville Festival 2017

MHS Rock Band performing at Marrickville Festival

MHS Rock Band are part of the music line up at the Marrickville Festival on Sunday 22nd October. The group will perform a range of hits on the Break Stage at 10am. MHS musicians are provided opportunities throughout the year to perform on stage at various venues in the Inner West including Gasoline Pony, Marrickville Festival, primary school fetes, as well as assemblies and special concerts within the school.... Read more

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

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