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Important Year 12 Meeting Tues P4 + UAC books
General: Posted 15-8-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Just a reminder about this important meeting for all Year 12 students on Tuesday 16th August. Classes resume for all students except those involved in Music.

****RESUMES FOR YEAR 12*****
General: Posted 9-8-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Thanks to those who have already sent or delivered their resumes to me to assist with evaluating early entry, scholarship and college applications. Please use these two sample resumes as a guide for what you produce. One comes from Macquarie University and the other is one I have developed using the Job Guide, Job Jump and My Future Finder. Obviously if you are job seeking, you will need to add a Career Objective and focus on different aspects.
Sample HSC resumes for university.pdf

Nine (9) pages of more Careers information!
General: Posted 7-8-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Please open the attached document during a study break.
MCC Careers News.docx

Sydney Dance Company Resources for Students
General: Posted 31-7-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Great for research projects. Topics include biographies of dancers and directors.


For more information, visit https://www.sydneydancecompany.com/danced/for-students/resources/

Solo A Monologue Writing Comp Closes 24 June
General: Posted 30-5-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Emerging playwrights submit in High School category a work for one actor for 3 to 10 minutes (1000 Ė 4000 words).


For more information, visit www.hothousetheatre.com.au/development/solo/

Sydney Dance Company Two-Day July School Holiday W
General: Posted 30-5-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Sydney Dance Company Two-Day July School Holiday Workshop. 4-8 July and 12 -15 July. Pier 4, 15 Hickson Road, The Rocks. With leading choreographers in contemporary, lyrical, JFH, Boys Only Hip Hop and Theatre Jazz.


For more information, visit https://www.sydneydancecompany.com/classes-and-courses/holiday-workshops/#.V0Uy-fl97cs

Enrol to vote before 8PM today!!!!!!1
General: Posted 23-5-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Today is the last day that you can enrol to vote or update your details, and time is running out. Enrol to vote or update your details right now to make sure that on July 2nd your voice is heard! If you are already enrolled, will you share the link on Facebook and make sure everyone you know is enrolled to vote as well.

For more information, visit www.aec.gov.au/enrol/

How Facebook and Studentís
General: Posted 3-5-16 Deadline - No Deadline
How Facebook Can Help (or Hurt) A Studentís Job Prospects. Please read if you will be applying for jobs or scholarships at the end of the year.

For more information, visit wwwmycareermatchcomau.cmail20.com/t/ViewEmail/y/AB8E37E9197582C4/C682680BFFCCCB7C4415EB25BE99

ACTU Worksite - your rights at work
General: Posted 3-5-16 Deadline - No Deadline
This website aims to provide information to young people about their rights at work. The site contains videos, articles, quizzes and more on what your rights are at work.


For more information, visit worksite.actu.org.au/

How Facebook Can Help (or Hurt) A Studentís Job Pr
General: Posted 3-4-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Hobsons Course Finder - copy and paste this link.
http://wwwmycareermatchcomau.cmail20.com/t/ViewEmail/y/AB8E37E9197582C4/C682680BFFCCCB7C4415EB25BE999822


For more information, visit wwwmycareermatchcomau

Australian Electoral Commission: Enrol to Vote
General: Posted 3-4-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Students who are already 18 or turning 18 this year should consider adding their details to the electoral roll to ensure they are able to vote with a pending Federal election.

For more information, visit www.aec.gov.au

CareerMe App
General: Posted 3-4-16 Deadline - No Deadline
CareerMe is a free app for young people that helps plan career paths and find job opportunities. It has information about which skills are required for different industries and training requirements and opportunities. It is available for Apple and Android.


For more information, visit www.careerme.com.au/

MCC Careers newsletter attached - please read
General: Posted 24-3-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Here is a long summary of information for you to read over the Long Weekend about opportunities, coming events and holiday options.
MCC Careers news March 2016 Master.docx

Karl Von Busse Institute of Design: Work Experienc
General: Posted 22-3-16 Deadline - No Deadline
The work experience program is designed for high school students interested in a creative career. The areas of focus include fashion, graphic and interior design. There is a program fee of $100.


For more information, visit karlvonbusse.com/school-work-experience-program/

Go to College in the USA??
General: Posted 17-3-16 Deadline - No Deadline
US University Standardized Test Requirements- new SAT and ACT explained Students interested in studying uni in the US and supporting career advisers are encourage to read our article outlining the new SAT and the ACT standardized tests which are used for admission purposes to most US universities. http://www.internationallyeducated.com.au/#!learn/cfpx Contact us for assistance if you are considering studying in the US.www.internationallyeducated.com.au 02 8006 9737
For more information, visit www.internationallyeducated.com.au/#!learn/cfpx

ATO Tax File Number - you NEED this!!!!
General: Posted 25-2-16 Deadline - No Deadline
A tax file number is a unique nine-digit number issued to individuals and organisations to help administer tax and other Australian Government systems. Students need a TFN before they can start any type of paid work.
The school does not organise this anymore.

For more information, visit https://www.ato.gov.au/Individuals/Tax-file-number/

Breakfast BBQ - from 7am - all year 12 invited
General: Posted 17-12-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Fruit & yogurt, bacon & egg rolls plus "lucky door" prizes and giveaways. Your teachers are looking forward to catching up with you all. If you want advice, it is available and if you don't want to talk about your ATAR or results then that is fine too. Remind your friends and give them a wakeup call or call in on your way to work. Mrs Balderston knows some of you need to start work at 7.30am or 8am so the BBQ will be up and ready!! See you there Year 12.

Careers update of uni, tafe and private colleges
General: Posted 16-12-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Here is stacks of more reading for you with updates on uni matters, deadlines, private colleges, TAFE, ATAR and UAC stuff etc etc
Careers News 16th Dec.docx

Careers Newsletter of recent information & events
General: Posted 25-11-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Please open the attachment.
25 November 2015 Master.docx

Lots more news
General: Posted 15-11-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Please open the attachment for university and private college information and updates.
CAREERS NEWS NSWACT 2015 151116 (1).docx

Careers Newsletter - 6 pages long attached
General: Posted 10-11-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Please open and read this with updates and new on courses, information days etc - pages of information which may contain something might even change your mind or your future.
Careers NEWS NSWACT 2015 151109.docx

Congratulations graduates of McCarthy 2015
General: Posted 6-11-15 Deadline - No Deadline
It was lovely to see your graduation ceremony and dinner. Well done everyone.

RSA and RCG in A1 and A2 Monday 8.50am
General: Posted 6-11-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Remember to be there BEFORE 9am ready to start. Bring your USI and order lunch as soon as you can please. Tell your friends.

Scholarships, accommodation, course updates etc*
General: Posted 26-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Please open this attachment for a summary of information that is relevant to Year 12 leavers on a whole lot of uni, college, TAFE and job info.
MCCCAREERS NEWS NSWACT 2015 261026.docx

Heaps more news on uni, TAFE, colleges + scholarsh
General: Posted 20-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Please open the document for the news and links.
Careers News 20 October 2015.docx

RSA & RCG
General: Posted 19-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Anyone else wanting to do this and has not yet paid, please email me ASAP Thank you

Summary of new career and course information
General: Posted 18-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Please open the attachment to read what is coming up eg gap year options, how universities can help you make choices after receiving your ATAR etc
Careers news 2015 151019.docx

RSA and RCG courses - places still available
General: Posted 8-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
If you wish to do these courses on MOnday 9th Nov and Tuesday 10th Nov please bring your money in by the end of next week so I can get this finalised. Thank you.

RSA & RCG courses - 9th and 10th Nov at school
General: Posted 2-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
A reminder that the first 30 students who pay at the Front Office from next Tuesday will be able to do this at the specially negotiated rate of $220 for both courses. Spread the word please if you know of someone who wants to do these.

Hang in there and keep on studying
General: Posted 28-9-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Every mark or more that you gain will put you in a stronger position to get to where you want to go ahead of someone else who is not putting in the hard yards and the effort. The end is in sight - please don't lose focus now.

RSA & RCG courses - 9th and 10th Nov at school
General: Posted 28-9-15 Deadline - No Deadline
The first 30 students who pay at the Front Office from next Tuesday will be able to do this at the specially negotiated rate of $220 for both courses. Spread the word please if you know of someone who wants to do these.

RSA and RCG - courses confirmed
General: Posted 18-9-15 Deadline - No Deadline
We have confirmation of Monday 9th November for the RSA and Tuesday 10th November for the RCG 9.00am -3.30pm. Cost $220 for both. Please pay at the Front Office when school resumes. More emails to follow during the next few weeks. Happy studying.

RSA and RCG courses - daytime or from 3pm-9pm?
General: Posted 31-8-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Would you prefer daytime or afternoon evening as each takes 6 hours? Voting lines are open. Cast your vote on the sheet of paper in the library by 3pm Tuesday.

Fair Work Ombudsman Young Workers & Students
General: Posted 30-8-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Your responsibilities and rights , starting a job, ending employment.


For more information, visit www.fairwork.gov.au/find-help-for/young-workers-and-students

Scanning reports and documents in the library
General: Posted 24-8-15 Deadline - No Deadline
When you need to upload reports, certificates and resumes with applications this can be done by scanning them on the second printer in the library and saving them to a USB. I mentioned this during my talk to Year 12 in Week 5. If you need help, please ask and don't leave it to the last minute if you can.

Watch this if you are on Facebook:only 90 sec long
General: Posted 21-8-15 Deadline - No Deadline
What goes online, stays online!!!!!!!! The impact your digital footprint can have on your future.
For more information, visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8SuUghBAC7o

You need a GREAT resume to achieve your goal
General: Posted 17-8-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Whether it is for a job, a scholarship, college or early entry application your resume can work FOR you or AGAINST you. Come to a 15 minute talk and presentation on what to include and how to make it look at 1.00pm in the AV Room on Wednesday. See you there. Bring your resume with you if you can. Handouts and advice available.

Resumes needed
General: Posted 14-8-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Thank you to students who have given me or emailed me a copy of their resume for my files. This will help the panel reviewing and commenting on scholarship, college and early entry applications. Help on writing resumes can be found in the green Year 12 Careers Booklet given out at the end of last term. A poor or poorly presented resume can cost you big time!!! Please take time to do it right and present yourself in the best possible light as it is your first contact with potential employers etc. Remember to use your My Future Finder report to help you with your resume too - especially with your personal strengths!

Want the job (or scholarshi? Fix your social media
General: Posted 13-8-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Want the job? Fix your social media.Get the job Ė 7 July 2015

For more information, visit www.seek.com.au/career-advice/want-the-job-fix-your-social-media#sthash.ifhNHUE1.dpuf

Resumes needed
General: Posted 12-8-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Please print out and give to me or email me to put in your file. I am willing to proof read scholarship applications and resumes if you send me a draft. It is better to take the time to do it properly than to quickly type up a rushed job that will not help your application if it is poorly presented or contains errors.

Year 12 year meeting Period 2 Wednesday
General: Posted 10-8-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Now that the Trials are over, it is back to the grindstone. There will be a very important year meeting on Wednesday 12th at the start of Period 2 in the PAC. Please bring a pen.

Unique Student Identifier
General: Posted 9-8-15 Deadline - No Deadline
From January 1 2015, all students doing nationally recognized training need to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). A USI is a reference number which creates a secure online record of nationally recognized training and qualifications gained anywhere in Australia from different training organizations.


For more information, visit www.usi.gov.au/Pages/default.aspx

Full First Aid Course next Tuesday & Wed - URGENT
General: Posted 3-8-15 Deadline - 5-8-15
If you would like to complete the full First Aid course to put it on your resume and to assist in health/fitness related applications for jobs and scholarship there are 7 places left in the course which will be run here at school- Tuesday 3.30pm-7pm and Wednesday 4pm -7.30pm. Cost is $140 and payable ASAP to Mrs Forrest to reserve a place. Email or see her on Tuesday or Wednesday this week.

Elite Indigenous Travel & Accommodation Assistance
General: Posted 2-8-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Elite Indigenous Travel & Accommodation Assistance Program for Athletes
Indigenous athletes who are selected in an official state/territory or national team to compete at national or international championships are invited to apply for funding to assist with travel and accommodation. Contact: (02) 6214 1918 or eitaap@ausport.gov.au

For more information, visit www.ausport.gov.au/participating/indigenous/eitaap

Non School Email address for all job, Uni and TAFE
General: Posted 22-7-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Remember to use the same professional non-school email account for all applications.

Whats on in the July holidays
General: Posted 21-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
For all HSC help and open days, see the attachment.
MHSCAREERS NEWS NSWACT 2015 150622.docx

Year 13- life after high school
General: Posted 21-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Year 13 is an online resource which provides advice and information on life after high school. The website provides information on a number of topics including apprenticeships, gap year programs, job vacancies, studying, and internships.


For more information, visit https://year13.com.au/

AFS Student Exchange Scholarships
General: Posted 2-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Closes 1 July - 35 full and partially funded scholarships open for NSW & ACT High School Students to improve or learn a new language as an AFS Exchange Student. There are over 50 countries to choose from.

For more information, visit www.afs.org.au/scholarships

IMPORTANT INFO FOR YEAR 12 WITH CARS
General: Posted 2-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Tamworth Regional Council advises that the following construction activities will be occurring this week -Tribe St traffic calming works: Wednesday 3 June. Changed Traffic Conditions will be implemented for Linemarking and pavement symbol installation in Tribe St and Piper St between 9am and 2:30pm Wednesday 3 June. During the installation of the pavement symbols at the intersection of tribe St and Peel St, one lane of traffic will be temporarily closed between Peel St and Piper St, meaning only traffic incoming from Peel St/Manilla road will be allowed. A detour for all vehicles turning left from Piper St or travelling south on Tribe St to Peel St is to be implemented as per the attached detour plan. The detour is expected to be in place for up to an hour. Please tell all your friends who drive about this.



Manilla Rd Cycleway construction: Thursday 4 June

Linemarking and pavement symbol installation on the new path will be undertaken on Tribe St between 7am and 4pm on Thursday 4 June. Sections of the path will be partially closed for up to an hour at a time throughout the day.

Detour Map.pdf

How Facebook Can Help (or Hurt) A Studentís Job Pr
General: Posted 30-3-15 Deadline - No Deadline
How Facebook Can Help (or Hurt) A Studentís Job Prospects

For more information, visit wwwmycareermatchcomau.cmail20.com/t/ViewEmail/y/AB8E37E9197582C4/C682680BFFCCCB7C4415EB25BE99

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