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Every term we throw a lunchtime birthday party for our International Students, to help them mark the occasion despite being away from family. The parties include a huge feast and a gift for every student who celebrated their birthday during the term.

Here are some photos from the birthday celebration on Thursday, 4 June, with International Program Director Greg Pritchard, Manager Stella Turchina and Will Spring.

Year 9 student Ledia Terolli reports on the Advanced Learning Program at Elwood Primary, where Elwood College students act as mentors.

Every Wednesday after school, Victoria Loizides, Michela Sicari, Vanessa Charles and I go over to Elwood Primary School and help out the students in the Advanced Learning Program, along with university students.

PCYC St Kilda runs a free Homework Club every Thursday night 5-6.30pm at 179 Inkerman St, St Kilda. All Elwood College students are welcome. The club is staffed by two teachers and a tutor who can help with homework.

For more information, call PCYC on 9534 7584.

The Club is a pilot program that will run through June and July (but not during school holidays). If well used it may continue as a permanent program.

Year 12 student Niamh Clarke reports on her second time playing in the AFL Youth Girls National Championships in May, representing Victoria Metro.

This year the carnival was held in Western Australia and we were eager to take back the cup after last year's defeat in the Grand Final. Over four days we played three games against Vic Country, WA and QLD.

Two Year 11 students had a great opportunity this week, being featured in The Age. You can read the article at http://m.theage.com.au/national/education/a-day-in-the-life-of-a-highachieving-student-20150531-gh9v8t

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