Sandringham College hosted a very successful Maths evening last Tuesday 19th May 2015. VCAL Hospitality students prepared an array of colourful mathematical styled cakes for the evening and Year 10 and 11 students served the food and beverages to the guests as they viewed student Maths projects. The highlight of the evening was an entertaining lecture from Professor Burkard Polster from Monash University, followed by more devouring of cakes.
Our energetic and excited group of Language Centre students have spent today’s class preparing foccacia for the upcoming International Student Soiree. Homestay families and parents have been invited to enjoy an evening of music entertainment and student prepared food at the Soiree on Tuesday 12th May 2015.
Sandy 7-10 Book Club students have decided on two books for the Readers’ Cup. They are
Students are now busy reading the books. During term two they will form teams to compete, by answering questions on each book, and presenting a creative piece on one book. The creative piece could be a poster, a video clip anything that portrays the book.
Book Club takes place once a week during reading.
Sandy 7-10 Book Club held its first meeting for 2015 last week. Students meet every week to discuss books, compete in Sandy Readers’ Cup and participate in fun activities based around YA fiction. Students were lucky enough to meet Jack, an original member of book club run by Mrs Holmquest. Jack completed Year 12 at Sandringham College last year and will continue his studies at Deakin University, he was an avid reader during his time at the college.
During the first meeting students discussed World War I fiction, new books are being released regularly to coincide with the 100 year commemoration of the landing at Gallipoli. Popular titles amoung students are
- The year it all ended by Kirsty Murray
- When the guns fall silent by James Riordan
- The trenches by Jim Eldridge
2015 book club members are in the process of deciding which two books to read for the Sandy Readers’ Cup. Students have so far recommended
- The young elites by Marie Lu
- Shatter me by Tahereh Mafi
- Michael Vey the prisoner of cell 25 by Richard Paul Evans
- Book of lies by James Moloney