Co-curricular groups Expo – We are much more than marks/ Focus #2

Standards: 2.6; 4.1

Sometimes I think of the library blog as a kind of photo journalism.

Melbourne High School Library

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Monty and Gregor encouraging students to join the Book Club

Melbourne High School’s motto, “More than just marks”, is no mere claim. This week the energy of student-run (and teacher-coordinated) co-curricular groups was evident at the Expo which saw our year 9 students sign up for the clubs of their choice. MHS students are spoiled for choice with interests ranging widely from the ever popular ‘Fun with food & Indo Club’ to the spectacular ‘Breakdance group – Soul Power’. If you’re not interested in joining the Economics group, you might prefer to play with seasoned Scrabblers. We have clubs for the creative, kinaesthetic, political, philosophical, environmental, literary or just hungry students.

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Co-curricular involvement is fun but taken very seriously. The clubs encourage peer involvement across all year levels, peer learning, student leadership, student initiative and offer a constructive way for socialising and informal learning. These are just some of the clubs running…

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