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It’s Time to Retire the iCentre Facebook and Twitter

Date Published: 28/01/2021

The iCentre is saying farewell to two of our social media channels. The iCentre Facebook and Twitter channels were first used for our school library services in 2011.  At this time, we were interested in learning how to use these

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Top Study Skills Tips for a New Year

Date Published: 24/01/2021

Welcome back to all of our students! We recommend that you work through the units on www.studyskillshandbook.com.au throughout this year to help you build skills and learn techniques to become more effective learners.  We encourage all students and parents to

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Book of the Week

Date Published: 24/01/2021

You’ll fall in love with the story of Taking Down Evelyn Tait by Poppy Nwosu. Dealing with issues of family, friendships, relationships, and teenage rebellion, this novel also has one of the most memorable YA characters and is an energetic

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Word Stories: A Vodcast all about Language

Date Published: 23/11/2020

Episode 2: Quarantina This vodcast is the brainchild of the lovely Annalisa Dichiara who is the Italian Languages teacher here at Mount Alvernia College. The purpose of this vodcast is to share a love of language with students, staff and

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What’s Happening at your Local Library these Holidays?

Date Published: 23/11/2020

Article by Melissa Riley End of term is upon us and the summer holidays are almost here. The iCentre space might not be available during the holidays, but there are lots of opportunities to engage with your local library over

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Christmas Holiday Reads for Students

Date Published: 23/11/2020

Holidays are the perfect time to catch up on your reading. We recommend that you put any of this term’s Book of the Week recommendations on your reading list to borrow in whatever format you prefer – book, ebook or

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Book of the Week

Date Published: 16/11/2020

The Giant and the Sea by Trent Jamieson, illustrated by Rovina Cai, is a picture book for readers of all ages. It is a fable with a lesson about climate change and standing up for what you believe in at

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Word Stories: A Vodcast all about Language

Date Published: 12/11/2020

Episode 1: Ciao This vodcast is the brainchild of the lovely Annalisa Dichiara who is the Italian Languages teacher here at Mount Alvernia College. The purpose of this vodcast is to share a love of language with students, staff and

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It’s Naidoc Week 2020

Date Published: 10/11/2020

This week, Australia celebrates Naidoc Week for 2020.  NAIDOC originally stood for ‘National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee’. This committee was once responsible for organising national activities during NAIDOC Week and its acronym has since become the name of

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Book of the Week

Date Published: 09/11/2020

If you’re looking for a great YA summer romance to read in the coming holidays, then grab a copy of Chasing Lucky by Jenn Bennett.  Set in a small, historic New England harbour town, the chemistry between Joise and Lucky

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