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  • 2019 School Captains Announced

    13 December 2018

    We congratulate our newly elected 2019 College Captains Abu Bakr Ayoubi and Hafsa Sarwar. They will be ably supported by College Vice-Captains Chakour Sai and Morgan Hussein. It was a great pleasure to announce their appointments at our Special Secondary Awards Assembly last Friday, 7 December 2018. Much cheering and celebration followed… Read more

    2019 School Captains Announced
  • National SRC Awards

    13 December 2018

    For the first time, Al Siraat College were nominated for the National Islamic Schools' Student Leadership & Service Awards hosted by the Australian Muslim Youth Leadership Association as national level awards in Melbourne. MashaAllah. Our College SRCs won in 10 different categories: - 1.Individual Awards-Senior Student Leader of the Year… Read more

    National SRC Awards
  • SRC Feed the Homeless Project

    20 November 2018

    In the evening of Sunday, 11 November 2018, members of our Student Reprentative Council SRC and five other Secondary students joined in to feed the homeless in the city as an ongoing project. . Alhamdulillah, the experience, once again, was terrific. We had chicken wraps and chips on the menu that night. The beautiful evening was… Read more

    SRC Feed the Homeless Project
  • Animates Project Launched

    13 November 2018

    A selected number of our Year 9 students, together with students from Epping-based St. Monica’s College celebrated the much awaited launch of the "Animates" project. Following 11 weeks of collaboration facilitated by North Melbourne’s "The Huddle" and with the support of the City of Whittlesea, students were able to develop two animations… Read more

    Animates Project Launched
  • Students Interviewed on Live Radio

    12 October 2018

    Following on from the Animates Launch, three College students together with John King from North Melbourne Football Club’s "The Huddle" were invited live on radio. The students were interviewed by local radio station 88.6 Plenty Valley FM host Denise Kuchmar. The Animates project gave the students a platform to develope a short animation… Read more

    Students Interviewed on Live Radio
  • Winter Syria Campaign a Big Success

    20 September 2018

    After the extremely successful "Shoebox4Syria" campaign of Term 1, our Student Representative Council SRC is pleased to share wonderful news about yet another successful fundraising drive with you all: The "Winter Syria Campaign" officially closed last Saturday, 15 September 2018 and all donated goods are now on their way to their… Read more

    Winter Syria Campaign a Big Success
  • Senior SRCs Feeding the Homeless

    10 September 2018

    Last Sunday evening of 2 September 2018, our SRCs from Years 10 to 12 along with 2 non SRCs members joined in to serve the homeless in the city as part of the Eid Adha celebrations. The Qurban meat was provided by Mercy Wings. Our talented Canteen Chef Rafi Mohammed volunteered to cook "Pulao" a popular rice and meat dish and vegetarian… Read more

    Senior SRCs Feeding the Homeless
  • ASC Student Presentations At Parliament House

    5 September 2018

    This year and for the first time, six Al Siraat College students attended the annual "My Voice, My Vote" event held at the Parliament House, organised by National Council of Women Victoria. Fatima Mohamed Year 12, Hafsa Sarwar Year 11, Aisha Arain Year 10, Sondos Mahmandar Year 10, Melike Cokmez Year 10 and Nur Naziihah Hafidi Year 8 were… Read more

    ASC Student Presentations At Parliament House
  • Syria Winter Appeal CLOSING 31 August

    29 August 2018

    "Giving is not just about making a donation. It is about making a difference. " – Kathy Calvin. Our Student Representative Council SRC would like to remind the community that the “Syria Winter Campaign 2018” is closing TODAY, Friday, 31 August 2018. We are running the campaign in partnership with the Australian Syrian Association Victoria… Read more

    Syria Winter Appeal CLOSING  31 August
  • Shoebox4Syria: Video of Gift Box Distribution to Syrian Children

    20 July 2018

    During Term 1 of 2018, student representatives from the Al Siraat College as well as the wider community were part of the very successful Shoebox4Syria campaign 2018. We would now like to share with you the beautiful smiles and happiness of the Syrian children upon receiving their Eid gift boxes – donated by you. It took a total of 8… Read more

    Shoebox4Syria: Video of Gift Box Distribution to Syrian Children
  • SRC Feeding the Homeless

    17 July 2018

    During this semester break, I had an opportunity to visit and serve fresh food to homeless people in Melbourne’s CBD alongside Ms Noori, our SRC Coordinator. We volunteered to feed local homeless Melbournians by preparing, cooking and serving fresh food to them. We teamed up "Hasene Australia", a Melbourne-based NGO. Their Mobile Kitchen… Read more

    SRC Feeding the Homeless
  • Thank You from Foodbank Victoria

    20 June 2018

    We have received a wonderful 'Thank You' acknowledgement from Foodbank Victoria for our support in their latest fundraiser: "We at Foodbank Victoria just wanted to share our thanks for the donations of food from the Food Drive held recently at Al Siraat College. The school community donated a fantastic 650 kg of food which will provide… Read more

    Thank You from Foodbank Victoria
  • SRC Food Drive Run

    6 June 2018

    Our Middle Years SRC girls collected, sorted and packed 16 food parcels for the families living in the Northern region, in a partnership with Mercy Wings. The girls packed food parcels such as rice, flour, can food, tea and many more essential items for the families. They labelled the boxes and it was ready for distribution. On Monday, 4… Read more

    SRC Food Drive Run
  • SRC Public Training Workshop

    5 June 2018

    Our Student Council Representatives SRCs had the opportunity to attend an “Introduction to Public Speaking” training workshop, conducted by Mitch Ditkoff. Public Speaking is an activity that helps students to grow in confidence when speaking, which is a very useful life skill. Participation in any of the events held in public speaking… Read more

    SRC Public Training Workshop
  • SRC Leadership Training workshop: Mercy Mission Australia

    16 May 2018

    Mr Tahir Usman, an Executive Director from Mercy Mission Australia, visited Al Siraat to conduct a day of leadership training for our newly elected SRC members. The program was interactive and students had an opportunity to share their view points as what a leader should look like. The program covered major topics like . - Time… Read more

    SRC Leadership Training workshop: Mercy Mission Australia
  • SRC Visit to Ottoman Village Aged Care

    14 May 2018

    Our SRCs visited the Ottoman Village Aged Care facility in Broadmeadows at the end of Term 1, as part of serving the wider community. The student representatives interacted with senior citizens by spending quality time, talking to them about their culture, families and hobbies. The SRCs made paper cutting butterflies for each residents as… Read more

    SRC Visit to Ottoman Village Aged Care
  • 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
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