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  • Introducing our New School Captain(s)

    3 May 2018

    Congratulations to our new College Captain Bilal Syed Adnan. He is being supported by Vice Captains Nour El-Din Najem and Radwan Mahmandar. All three boys are from our Year 12 VCE class. The Captains have an important role to fulfil at the College as they head our student leadership team. Our newly elected SCHOOL CAPTAINS as of Wednesday… Read more

    Introducing our New School Captain(s)
  • SRC Meet and Greet Session

    27 April 2018

    On Tuesday, 24 April 2018, our SRC invited the College Leadership Team, Heads of Years, Heads of Learning and Coordinators to a “SRC Meet and Greet” event. The event was organised by the newly elected 2018 Student Representative Council SRC members. Osama Akkad from Year 7B1 opened the event by reciting the Quranic verse. Zahra Al Ghazawi… Read more

    SRC Meet and Greet Session
  • Shoebox4 Syria Campaign Article

    23 April 2018

    Al Siraat has been featured in an article published on the website of Independent Schools Victoria ISV about the shoebox4syria campaign. ISV posted the following article on The Parents’ Website on Friday, 20 April 2018: "Students at Al Siraat College in Epping have embraced the Shoebox4Syria campaign, preparing thousands of gifts for… Read more

    Shoebox4 Syria Campaign Article
  • 2018 SRCs Officially Announced

    20 April 2018

    Al Siraat has the pleasure of announcing the appointment of 32 Student Representative Council members SRC for this year. Our nominees went through formal selection processes and were elected. SRC is the umbrella students’ body that looks into students’ welfare while at the College. The SRC explores ways in which student life at Al Siraat… Read more

    2018 SRCs Officially Announced
  • Students and Staff Bidding Farewell to Mr Houghton

    30 March 2018

    Our students and staff bid farewell to Mr Houghton on his final day as acting Principal on Wednesday, 28 March 2018. Our student representatives SRCs presented Mr Houghton with a bouquet of flowers. Click here to view photos from the farewell… Read more

    Students and Staff Bidding Farewell to Mr Houghton
  • Al Siraat on TV (SBS) and in AMUST

    27 March 2018

    With our overwhelmingly successful Shoebox4Syria campaign having come to an end, our SRCs and student volunteers were interviewed by a camera crew from SBS World News last Friday, 23 March. Many thanks to Ms Noori, the SRC team and all those involved in this effort. Click here to watch the SBS… Read more

    Al Siraat on TV (SBS) and in AMUST
  • Clean Up Australia Day 2018

    19 March 2018

    Our SRC member Rawa Adra and her classmates from Year 7G1 took the initiative to clean up the Al Siraat grounds for this year’s "Clean Up Australia Day". The Middle Years students cleaned the College grounds and kept the environment healthy. Basree Arif believed, “Cleanliness is next to godliness. In Islam, cleanliness is encouraged very… Read more

    Clean Up Australia Day 2018
  • Walk with the Mayor Program

    14 March 2018

    This year, Al Siraat students have joining the "Walk with the Mayor" program for the first time where they shadow Whittlesea’s Mayor Cr Kris Pavlidis for a day. The program offers students an opportunity to understand the role of the Mayor and the various departments and positions involved in running our local council. Our first two… Read more

    Walk with the Mayor Program
  • Eid Fundraiser: Shoebox 4 Syria

    7 March 2018

    We are delighted to announce that our Student Representative Council members SRCs have partnered up with Shoebox4Syria Australia, a Sydney-based, non-profit organisation for the children who are orphaned and displaced in Syria. This is their third year running the campaign for Syria. Our SRCs have come on board with them to give the gift… Read more

    Eid Fundraiser: Shoebox 4 Syria
  • Introducing our School Captains

    12 May 2017

    Our School Captains for 2017 have been chosen: - School Captain: Mariam Afiouni Year 12A. - Vice Captain: Sumaya Mahad Ali Year 12A. They were inaugurated at our assembly on 1 May 2017. The Captains have an important role to fulfil at the College as they head our student leadership team. Both Mariam and Sumaya are very capable students… Read more

    Introducing our School Captains
  • Junior and Senior SRC Induction

    12 May 2017

    The College is taking pride in providing our student leaders opportunities to enhance their skills and flourish as exemplary representatives of Al Siraat. Yesterday afternoon marked the official induction for both our Junior and Senior Student Representative Council SRC members. Our student leaders were welcomed and addressed by Ms… Read more

    Junior and Senior SRC Induction
  • 2017 Senior SRCs Appointed

    4 May 2017

    A special ceremony during our fortnightly Secondary assembly was organised to congratulate our newly appointed Secondary School SRC members, School Vice Captain and School Captain. The College congratulates the newly elected student leaders and wishes them all the best to take this responsibility for benefitting our community!. The School… Read more

    2017 Senior SRCs Appointed
  • Al Siraat Hosted First Interfaith Dialogue Project of 2017

    24 March 2017

    "Our differences are our strength as a species and as a world community” – Nelson Mandela. The Interfaith Dialogue Project, established in 2014, between interfaith ambassadors selected year 9 students of Al Siraat College, Thomastown Secondary College and St. Monica’s College has enabled students to collaborate with each other and to… Read more

    Al Siraat Hosted First Interfaith Dialogue Project of 2017
  • Interfaith Concluding Ceremony

    8 December 2016

    What a productive year of 2016 for our interfaith ambassadors!! The year finished on a high note and with lots of appreciations from our College principals, the Mayor of the City of Whittlesea Cr Ricky Kirkham and Helen Kapalos, chairperson of the Victorian Multicultural Commission. A great moment for all the interfaith ambassadors as a… Read more

    Interfaith Concluding Ceremony
  • Reception at Government House

    8 December 2016

    Our Junior School student Mariam Moeladawilah was representing the College and our Council of Whittlesea at the reception with the Governor of Victoria, the Honorable Linda Dessau AM at Government House on Friday, 2 December 2016. Mariam was invited in her role as “Young Citizen of the Year 2016”. She won this award at the City of… Read more

    Reception at Government House
  • Interfaith Ambassadors for 2017 Announced

    1 December 2016

    After a successful project in 2016, we are excited to announce our new interfaith ambassadors for 2017 who are motivated leaders not only learning about different faiths, but also about social issues that impact us regardless of our faiths. We will focus more on our humanity. We welcome our 12 interfaith ambassadors who are ready to make… Read more

    Interfaith Ambassadors for 2017 Announced
  • Student Leadership Conference

    30 November 2016

    Last Friday, a small group of our newly appointed Interfaith Ambassadors for 2017, attended a Student Leadership Conference at Templestowe College. These Year 8 girls enjoyed listening to a motivational keynote speech from Ant Williams who is ranked 8th in the world for freediving. He highlighted his 3 key ingredients for… Read more

    Student Leadership Conference
  • Interfaith Concluding Ceremony 2016

    21 November 2016

    Al Siraat will be celebrating the concluding ceremony of our 2016 Interfaith Dialogue Project to appreciate the wonderful work our student interfaith ambassadors have done throughout this year. The project was launched in 2014 and has since enabled students to collaborate with each other and to thereby develop mutual respect and… Read more

    Interfaith Concluding Ceremony 2016
  • Senior Students Attended Family Violence Forum

    15 June 2016

    Four of our Senior Student Representatives SRCs had the privilege to be actively involved in a discussion forum on "Family and Domestic Violence" hosted by St. Monica’s College in Epping. The Forum which took place on Wednesday, 8th June 2016, had been organised by the Scullin Youth Advisory Committee and saw MP Andrew Giles, our local… Read more

    Senior Students Attended Family Violence Forum
  • Junior School Student Live on Radio

    7 April 2016

    Junior School student Mariam Moeladawilah from Year 4 and her mother, College Registrar’s Ms Tanya were invited to community radio station 88.6 Plenty Valley FM to talk about their fundraising efforts for kids fighting cancer. Radio presenter Denise Kuchmar interviewed Mariam live on air about her part in the 2015 Great Cycle Challenge… Read more

    Junior School Student Live on Radio
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