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Community news – 15 stories

  • Women’s Bike Skills Program

    11 May 2021

    We are pleased to announce that our local Whittlesea Bicycle Users Group BUG will be running another "Women’s Bike Skill Program", similar to the one attended by some of our parents in the last term break. Improve your CONFIDENCE and skills riding a bike. Learn how to travel around the City of Whittlesea suburbs safely on shared paths… Read more

    Women’s Bike Skills Program
  • Free Women’s Tennis Day

    5 May 2021

    Come along for a morning of tennis at the Epping Tennis Club. Suitable for women of all playing abilities. Play tennis in a fun, friendly and supportive environment. Coaching, racquets and refreshments will be provided. Click here to register. For more… Read more

    Free Women’s Tennis Day
  • IMA: Academic Writing Workshop for VCE

    4 May 2021

    The VCE exams can be one of the most stressful periods of students' lives. The pressure to perform well can greatly affect their final results. The Islamic Museum of Australia’s Muslim Youth Network has invited experienced high school and academic English teacher, Nilufer Kurtuldu, to facilitate an academic writing workshop. The program… Read more

    IMA: Academic Writing Workshop for VCE
  • THIS Saturday, 27 March: Earth Hour 2021

    22 March 2021

    We encourage our school community to register and be part of this year’s Earth Hour. Join millions of people across the globe and make the SwitchForNature to demonstrate our support for the switch to a renewables-based economy for Australia. WWF’s Earth Hour is the world’s biggest movement to protect our planet. Every year, hundreds of… Read more

    THIS Saturday, 27 March: Earth Hour 2021
  • International Women’s Day – Online Panel

    8 March 2021

    March 8 is International Women’s Day; a time to reflect on progress made, to call for change and to celebrate acts of courage and determination by ordinary women, who have played an extraordinary role in the history of their countries and communities. We invite you to join our local Whittlesea Council recognise International Women’s Day… Read more

    International Women’s Day – Online Panel
  • Whittlesea Community Connections: Community Programs

    25 February 2021

    We would like to draw your attention to a broad range of programs that are available to our community from our good friends at Whittlesea Community Connections WCC. WCC has been an integral part of the community for more than 40 years. Created by the community to support local people, we have been providing vital services for… Read more

    Whittlesea Community Connections: Community Programs
  • Congratulations to Raabia R.

    22 February 2021

    Congratulations to our Primary student Raabia R. from Year 5/6G6 for being amongst the winners of the City of Whittlesea’s "Super Kids Festival". City of Whittlesea celebrated Children’s Week 2020 with a "Super Kids Festival" and had received numerous quest entries. Raabia’s awesome entry made it to their Top 10, mashaAllah. Raabia was… Read more

    Congratulations to Raabia R.
  • Free Professional Financial Counselling

    1 February 2021

    Whittlesea Community Connections will be holding a free information session about "Financial Hardship and Debt Management” in various languages on Zoom during February, in partnership with Kildonan Uniting Financial Counselling. Professional Financial Counsellors will be delivering the sessions, and will be providing information and… Read more

    Free Professional Financial Counselling
  • Riverhills Development: Lehmanns Road Closure

    11 November 2020

    We have been informed that road works for the Lehmanns Road upgrade are commencing this week and will continue until March 2021. Please refer to the attached map to view which section of Lehmanns Rd is affected by the closure: . - Lehmanns Rd Red section below: Closed this week until approx. June 2021. - Lehmanns/Bindts Intersection Blue… Read more

    Riverhills Development: Lehmanns Road Closure
  • Important message from the CFA

    3 April 2020

    CFA CEO/Chief Officer Steve Warrington is urging all Victorians to check that their smoke alarms are in working order this Daylight Savings weekend 5 April. Many of you are at home due to COVID-19 and now more than ever its crucial to check your smoke alarm to keep you and your loved ones safe. Over the last 10 years, most fatal house… Read more

    Important message from the CFA
  • The Positives of Families in Self-Isolating

    24 March 2020

    Independent Schools runs a wonderful and very helpful Parents' Website. In these anxious times, "My Tiny Humans" blogger Natalie Moutafis is discovering the positives of her family self-isolating and being together. An inspiring read for our parent community. Click here to read the blog… Read more

    The Positives of Families in Self-Isolating
  • Why Social Distancing Matters

    23 March 2020

    The Australian government has put together the attached graphic, which shows the importance of following guidelines such as maintaining 1.5 metres between people. Please maintain your social distancing. That’s 1.5 metres between people, regularly washing your hands for 20 seconds, self-isolating if you are sick and avoiding unnecessary… Read more

    Why Social Distancing Matters
  • Road Safety Presentation by Council

    27 February 2020

    Representatives from City of Whittlesea’s Community Engagement & Prevention team gave a brief presentation at Al Siraat College this week about Road Safety around the school. Council members answered several questions from the community about plans to make the traffic flow easier around the school and shared some valuable information on… Read more

    Road Safety Presentation by Council
  • Talking with kids about the bushfire emergency

    19 January 2020

    "Our current national emergency feels so overwhelming. When we are watching from a distance, working out whether to talk to our kids about it, and working out what we should say, can get tricky.". How do we talk with our children about the bushfire emergency? Caroline Ellen offers some useful advice about how to approach this difficult… Read more

    Talking with kids about the bushfire emergency
  • After School Child Safety: Wollert Community Concerns

    6 August 2019

    There have been many "near miss" incidents involving our students running in front of cars after school at pick up time. Several phone calls from the local Wollert community have been received, concerned for the safety of our students. Please remember that child safety is a shared responsibility. We urgently need your assistance to… Read more

    After School Child Safety: Wollert Community Concerns
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