Kind, curious, imaginative, bold, unique … The Girls on Fire podcast celebrates the students, staff and community members who capture the spirit of MLC. Listen to Series Three free below or on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Pocket Casts.
Helping young people to find purpose and fulfilment is the driving force of our special guest Elizabeth Knight, founder of Purposeful. In this week’s episode, she chats to two of our Year 10 students about how to get in tune with your passions, and how to find the pathway that is right for you. Listen in to learn more about leading with purpose.
AFL Women’s is taking the nation by storm. It’s an exciting time for young women who are passionate about footy as clubs continue to grow every season and there are more career opportunities available than ever before. Year 8 student Harmony and her coach and teacher Miss Robertson discuss their passion for the sport and how they plan to be a part of the future of women’s AFL.
This is not a performance to miss. Find out why in this week’s episode. Like most things in 2020, this year’s College Production is a little different. Hear from some of our cast about how they have embraced change and taken on a whole new approach. Their hope is that the audience will leave the show feeling the pride and joy that the whole cast and crew have shared in making it happen.
MLC Collegian Katarina Throssell (2013) chats to three of our Year 9 students about how studying a language at MLC opened doors for her to explore international career opportunities. Listen in to hear how her passion for international politics and German language at school led to internships with the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet and the Australian Permanent Mission to the United Nations in Austria.
Nulsen Youth Patron Programme
At MLC we take pride encouraging a strong sense of social responsibility in our girls. This is why our almost 10 year partnership with Nulsen has been so central to our Year 10 students. In this week’s episode four of our students have a chat with Emma the Nulsen Community Engagement Coordinator about their involvement with the programme. They talk about raising awareness around disability issues, creating inclusive communities and developing leadership and public speaking skills.
Think Tank Champions
After much deliberation from the judges, the MLC team was announced the winner of the challenge. The judges believed the MLC team’s solution was creative, achievable and practical. The East Metropolitan Health Service will be contacting our students for further information so that the solution can be implemented in hospitals. Curious to know more about the challenge and our students winning solution? Listen to this week’s podcast.
Gold Medallist Mentor
Providing the best support and mentorship for our students is key to everything we do at MLC. For boarders Sophie and Jennilee, the advice and guidance from their Boarding House Mum Kate, who is an Olympic Gold Medallist, has inspired them to strive for the heights as they pursue their sporting passions at an elite level. Sophie discusses the trials and tribulations of being a Champion Mountain Bike Rider and Jennilee chats about the dedication required to train as a State Swimmer in this episode.
A Night to Shine
Evelyn, Kate and Jessica had their sights set on Concerto Night from the beginning of their MLC journeys. The big night is right around the corner and nerves are building. In this week’s episode, hear about the years of practise which have prepared them for their moment in the spotlight.
Behind the Scenes
Our backstage crew from this year’s production enter the spotlight in this week’s podcast. How did they bring the show to life? What was the biggest blunder? What was the greatest win? Tune in to hear the students answer these questions and share their insights into what it was like being behind the scenes of one of the College’s biggest shows of the year.
Next level Spelling Bee
For Gia and Acacia, the annual Spelling Bee was an opportunity to showcase their hard work and determination as they learnt how to spell many new words. Little did they know, this year’s competition would be a bit different. With the introduction of new technology and innovative delivery methods, the Spelling Bee was taken to a new level. Learn how they tackled the nerves and mastered the competition in this week’s podcast.