This year for International Women’s Day, the junior school were challenged to write about a woman who inspires them. Here is Year 8 student Delta Olafsson’s winning entry about her grandmother Parvin Mahmoudi:

On the 7th of March, students Peggy Lucas, Sabrina Phillips, Trinity Jones and Ava Gibson, along with Rhonda and teacher Amelia Fahie, attended an International Women’s Day breakfast at Crown hosted by John Wall, President of the Rotary Club of Melbourne South.

With the Elwood Canal flowing directly into Port Phillip Bay, environmental responsibility is of particular importance in our suburb.

High School. These two words used to scare me, and make me feel nervous, but as soon as I came to Elwood College that changed. My first day of Year 7 was, as you would expect, a very nerve-wracking experience at first. However, after minutes of my first class I was already making friends! I was welcomed by everyone I met, and my nerves went away instantly.

From the 27th February to the 1st of March, the middle school Aquatics and Marine Studies class took a break from their Bronze Medallion training to go on a surf camp in Lorne.