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AusRelief Fundraiser

Mr Halbouni will be travelling with AusRelief to Cambodia for the final week of Ramadan. AusRelief will be leading a team of doctors and volunteers to deliver Ramadan food parcels to rural Cambodia. This is a very poor environment with hundreds of thousands of people doing it tough. AusRelief have led these teams now for... View Article

NAIDOC and the ‘Edg Virtual Reality’ Experience

NAIDOC stands for National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee’. The purpose of this committee is to increase awareness in the wider community of the status and treatment of Indigenous Australians. As well as this, it is a time to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, culture and achievements and is an opportunity to... View Article

Deng Adut’s Visit

Arkana College was fortunate enough to have 2017 NSW Australian of the Year, Deng Adut, visit our students and share his remarkable story. A truly inspiring story of overcoming adversity in Sudan, his trials and tribulations as a teenager and refugee in Australia and now as a successful lawyer. His story was moving and the... View Article

Harmony Day

The children came to school in a wave of orange to celebrate ‘Harmony Day’. Harmony Day celebrates Australia’s diversity. It’s about inclusiveness, respect and belonging. Mr Khoder and Ms Kourouche also organised a feast for the children to have before concluding the day with a powerpoint showcasing the day’s events.

Australia-Indonesia Muslim Exchange Program

Arkana College annually hosts a group of Indonesian visitors through the ‘Australia-Indonesia Muslim Exchange Program’ (MEP). This year, the MEP did include five emerging Indonesian Muslim leaders from a range of different backgrounds, many of whom are active in the field of education. During their visit to Arkana, they toured the school, meet with some... View Article

Healthy Harold K-6 incursion

The Healthy Harold workshops have  focused on issues around food and nutrition, personal safety, physical activity, cybersafety, safety with medicine and legal drugs.  This program has been comprehensive and I’m sure many parents themselves remember Healthy Harold when they were back at school. The program has helped children to develop interpersonal skills, positive communication (both face... View Article

ASISSA Swimming

After our annual swimming carnival, six of our Arkana girls qualified to swim at the ASISSA Carnival. They all swam exceptionally well in such an arena. A great effort by all the girls. Special mention to Rania Martin who qualified to the next round for the CIS Carnival in the 50m freestyle and has set... View Article

Koomurri Aboriginal Incursion

To support the Aboriginal themes and perspectives taught throughout this term, an incursion was organised with the ‘Koomurri Aboriginal Culture Connection Group’. This program was a fantastic hands-on interactive show, in which children engaged in lots of fun learning activities about Aboriginal culture. The students participated in activities handling/discussing Artefacts, Weaponry, Bush Survival, Aboriginal Face Painting, Aboriginal... View Article

Crazy Hair Day

On Friday 17th March, Arkana College will be partaking in the Leukaemia Foundation’s ‘Crazy Hair Day’.   A gold coin donation to support this worthy cause would be most welcomed. For an additional $1, students may have their hair coloured with temporary hairspray. The Leukaemia Foundation’s ‘Vision to Cure’ is being achieved by funding the best... View Article

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