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School Information

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 Compass, the School’s Student Management system.

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

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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 Compass, the School’s Student Management system.

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

​​

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 Compass, the School’s Student Management system.

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

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MHS Associations

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>>

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’>>

Access Canvas>>

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’>>

Access Sentral>>

Be involved in the life of the school

Highlights of Key Events>>

Working Bees

MHS School Grounds – usually held each term; in OURS and Sentral Newsfeed.


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

21–24 April. Book Here>>

25–28 August. Bookings open in August

MHS Old Boys

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.

Website: https://mhsoba.asn.au/

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

MHS Foundation

 

The Melbourne High School Foundation is the fundraising arm of Melbourne High School 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; in particular to past, present and future students and staff. The Foundation also focuses on building and fostering our relationships with donors and members of the community.

The MHS School Foundation supports Melbourne High School in maintaining the quality of its programs and facilities into the future. The Foundation provides a range of tax-deductible opportunities which will directly benefit the students and programs of Melbourne High School. We thank you for your contribution in the past and hope that you will continue to help us secure the education of our students and the integrity of the ‘Castle on the Hill’ by supporting the Annual Appeal. Donate now>> 

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

MHS Friends of Music

Friends of Music (FOM) is made up of parents of Melbourne High School students who are studying or playing music and / or who are involved in one of the many ensembles or choral groups. FOM is open to all MHS parents who share our love for all things relating to music and who would like to assist.

Email: friendsofmusicmhs@gmail.com

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/FriendsOfMusicMHS

MHS Parents and Friends

 

Melbourne High School values parental involvement in whatever form it can take. One way to become involved in the School and make a major contribution to its ongoing development is through the active and friendly Parents' and Friends' Association (P&F). The P&F meets monthly on Mondays.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/parents.melbournehs

MHS Second-Hand Uniform Shop

 

The Melbourne High School Second Hand Shop provides an opportunity for students to buy second hand uniform at a reduced cost as well as purchasing MHS Memorabilia. 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, and mobile. We look forward to receiving your offer to assist. Find out more here>> 

Email: mhssecondhanduniformshop@gmail.com

MHS Rowing Fraternity

 

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. Email us to see how you can get involved!

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

Email: mhsrowingfraternity1913@gmail.com

MHS Rugby

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

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 providing your name, your son’s name, form, and the year. eg. John Smith (Sam 9A 2018).

  • 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/

Address

Forrest Hill,

South Yarra, 3141

Victoria, Australia

Phone/Fax

Tel:  +61 3 9826 0711

Fax: +61 3 9826 8767

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Melbourne High School acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we are located.

We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging.

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