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Community

OURS Weekly Newsletter

Keep up-to-date with Melbourne High School through our weekly publication of OURS.

​​​​​OURS is posted every Friday during the school term on Sentral, the School’s Student Management system.

Parents / guardians, students and staff receive an alert to the primary email address they have registered at the School when OURS is posted.

Daily News

Important notifications for the attention of teachers, students, and parents  are posted on Sentral Newsfeed and ‘pushed out’ as soon as they are posted.

Access Sentral>>

MHS Old Boys

https://mhsoba.asn.au/

 

The MHSOBA is an organisation that aims to assist the School and former students. Many of its members give expert advice when called upon; others provide services to the School. Membership can help students survive and thrive throughout their university and working life. It is a unique opportunity to contribute and network. We encourage all current and former students to become members of the MHSOBA to help ensure that these strong associations with the School are maintained and our provision of quality programs can continue.

MHS School Foundation

 

https://www.mhsfoundation.org.au/

 

The Melbourne High School Foundation is the fundraising arm of MHS and is a not-for-profit company. Government funds do not cover the cost of providing the exceptional education for which Melbourne High School is known. The mission of the Foundation is to provide assistance to MHS; on building and fostering our relationships with donors and members of the community. The Foundation supports MHS in maintaining the quality of its programs and facilities into the future which will directly benefit the students and programs of MHSl.

Canvas 

Canvas is a cloud-based learning management system (LMS) that connects all the digital tools and resources teachers use into one simple place. Parents / Guardians can:

  • See the Calendar

  • See all Courses, Events and Assignments

  • See the Modules Page

  • View Course Announcements

  • Preview documents in a course

  • See a list of their child's assignments and total grade for Canvas assignment

Need help logging in? Download the ‘How To Guide’>>

Log-in: https://mhs.instructure.com

MHS Parents & Friends Association

 

mhsparentsandfriends@gmail.com


Melbourne High School Parents and Friends Association, offers opportunities for parents to meet fellow parents, participate in the social activities and fundraising. Meetings are held monthly, on Mondays, 7.30pm to 9pm, during the school term. Send an email, with your name, email address, mobile to P&F, to be added to receive notification for meetings, and other events.

Sentral

 

Sentral is the primary channel of communication for the school community. All parents / guardians have been provided with login instructions and passwords for Sentral.


A range of functions and services are available through Sentral. Parents / guardians. can:

  • Identify and email their son’s teachers 

  • Read the weekly newsletter OURS

  • Receive key school notices and advice

  • View calendar of key school dates and events

  • Pay for school charges and activity costs

  • Approve excursions and submit required forms

  • View progress and academic reports

  • View student absences and provide explanations where relevant

Need help logging in? Download the ‘How To Guide’>>

Log-in: https://sentral.mhs.vic.edu.au/portal/login

MHS Friends of Music 


friendsofmusicmhs@gmail.com


Friends of Music (FOM) welcomes all MHS parents who share our love for all things relating to music. Your son does not have to be participating in the MHS Music Program, for you to join. FOM supports musical events throughout the year.


https://www.facebook.com/FriendsOfMusicMHS
WeChat MHS FOM (to join, see Community Sites below)

Community Sites

 

We Chat:

Parents can connect with each other and share highlights via the active English and Mandarin WeChat Groups, and the MHS FOM Group. To join, download the smartphone app and create an account. Search for ‘MHS Group’ and request to join: provide your name, your son’s name, form, and the year. For example: John Smith, Sam 9A 2021.

  • WeChat English Group

  • WeChat Mandarin Group

  • WeChat MHS FOM – Friends of Music

MHS Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/honourthework/

MHS Library Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/MelbourneHighSchoolLibrary/

MHS Music Department Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/mhsnjmusic/

MHS Old Boys Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/MHSOBAInc/

MHS Rugby

https://www.facebook.com/MHSrugbysupporterspage/

MHS Second Hand Uniform Shop

 

mhssecondhanduniformshop@gmail.com


The MHS Second Hand Shop (SHUS) is operated by current and past parent volunteers, providing an opportunity for students and families to support sustainability, purchase second hand uniform, and MHS Memorabilia.

 

The shop is open most Fridays between 12.30 to 2pm, during term. The SHUS relies on volunteers to operate the shop. Send an email, with your name, email address, mobile. We look forward to receiving your offer to assist.

Become Involved in the Life of the School

 

Key Events
Highlights of School Events>>

Working Bees

MHS – held each term; watch OURS and Sentral Newsfeed for dates.
Millgrove – usually held in term 2 and term 4, at Millgrove (between Lilydale and Warburton); dates published in OURS and Sentral Newsfeed.
 

MHS Rowing Fraternity

mhsrowingfraternity1913@gmail.com 

 

The Melbourne High School Rowing Fraternity is composed of past and present rowers, their parents and friends and works to support this highly successful program. In addition to coordinating special events such as the annual Captain of the Boats Dinner, the rowing fraternity raises funds through school community events such as movie nights. All are welcome. Contact us to see how you can get involved.

 

https://sites.google.com/view/mhs-rowing