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Interfaith Iftaar

This year, Arkana College students, parents and staff invited Mount Sinai for iftaar as part of our interfaith journey. This was an incredible experience for both communities, to come together for iftaar and engage in dialogue. The evening was spectacular with the halal menu donated generously by the Mr and Mrs Refai, Mr and Mrs... View Article

AusRelief Ramadan Fundraiser

One of our school values is ‘generosity’ and this shines through every time we have a fundraiser of any sort. This year we set a target of $40,000, but mashallah, we raised $90,000 during the month of Ramadan. What an incredible feat for such as small school. We may be physically a small school, but... View Article

A Shoebox for Syria

Arkana College this year is going to participate in ‘A Shoebox for Syria’, an amazing charity Project Shoebox for Syria which will start on the 27th February til the 26th March as we would need time to get the shoe boxes/backpacks delivered. Shoebox 4 Syria has been running for 4 years now. The program is... View Article

Heroic Hijab and Super Sunnah Fridays

We are so excited to present our newest initiative at Arkana College; “Heroic Hijab and Super Sunnah Fridays”! Starting from Friday 1st March and continuing every Friday throughout Term 1 inshaAllah, girls are encouraged to come to school in the Hijab and Abaya of their choice and boys are encouraged come to school dressed in... View Article

Swim School

The children began their swim school program this week. The children have taken to swimming like a duck to water. The children settled quickly into their smaller groupings, rather than the traditional 1:10 swim school ratios. They will be engaged in daily swim lessons over the next 10 school days. We will have the children... View Article

Winter Camp in Thredbo

Arkana arrive in Thredbo Our students travelled to Thredbo for their biennial winter camp. The students on Years 4-6 were engaged in a myriad of activities including three X 2 hourly ski lessons. The more confident skiers took the chairlifts with their instructors and Mr Ali to take on some challenging terrain. Others enjoyed the... View Article

Eid Mubarak

Eid Mubarak to all our families and friends. Spend the day with family, extended family and close friends CELEBRATING Eid Al Fitr. A reminder of the Sunnah of Eid Al Fitr: 1. It is obligatory for men to attend Eid prayers and highly recommended for women; 2. Make the ghusl, perfume one’s self and put... View Article

Fundraising for Cambodia

Over the past few days, I visited many orphans, schools, mosques and many isolated, remote Muslim villages in the northern and eastern side of Cambodia, approximately 3-4 hours drive from Phnom Penh. The hardships our fellow brothers and sisters have endured over the last few decades is heart wrenching. The history of our fellow Muslim... View Article

Give Back Australia Campaign

Jazak Allahu Khayrun to all the families who donated food items this month for the ‘Giving Back Australia Food Drive’. Collection Day arrived and the Brothers who came to pick up the goods were amazed at the generosity of our school! Mashallah, Arkana College managed to donate enough food to feed needy families for over... View Article

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