Series Two

Kind, curious, imaginative, bold, unique … The Girls on Fire podcast celebrates the students, staff and community members who capture the spirit of MLC. 

In Series Two we focused on sustainability, sporting prowess, spirituality, our sisterhood and the simple things.

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Episode One

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Finding Her Voice

Year 10 student Savannah was selected from more than 1000 applicants to take part in Australia’s most prestigious junior public-speaking competition, the United Nations Youth Voice National Finals.

Savannah is a determined individual, who credits a lot of her success to hours of research and rehearsals with her family. Here, she discusses her passion for giving speeches, exploring complex topics and working towards her ultimate goal of serving others as a leader.

Episode Two

The Simple Things Podcast

The Simple Things

This week’s podcast is a little different to usual. Instead of hearing from one or two members of our community, we asked a whole range of people, from our younger students to our staff members, what they cherished most about spending time at home over the school holidays. Listen in to hear about how they made the most of having more time to enjoy the best—and often most simple—things in life, such as spending time with family or learning a new skill.

Episode Three

Mothers Day Resized

I Love My Mum Because...

In celebration of Mother’s Day, we asked our students to tell us about the special bonds they share with their mums. From giving the best cuddles to making hot chocolates, listen in to hear about the motherly acts of love and kindness most appreciated by our girls.

Episode Four

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Handy Work

Our Year 10 Engineering students took on the challenge of creating prosthetic hands using materials from around the house during their recent period of teacher-directed online learning. Hear about their ingenious approaches to this project, and how Engineering has developed their creativity, collaboration skills and problem-solving ability.

Episode Five

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We Are Family

To celebrate National Boarding Week, the MLC podcast explores day-to-day life within our Boarding House. Hear the girls reflect on their experiences with everything from close friendships to unique morning wake-up calls to the ultimate chicken curry lunches.

Episode Six

Hollis And Georgie

Heavens Above

From NASA in Houston to a role as the MLC Chaplain, Reverend Hollis Wilson has had a fascinating career. In this week’s podcast he speaks to our Deputy Head Prefect, Georgie, about everything from Star Wars to serving others to the Uniting Church’s modern perspective on Christianity.

Episode Seven

Sustainability Committee Resized

War on Waste

Our Year 6 Sustainability Committee members share their facts and learnings on how to live a more sustainable life. They are passionate about reducing plastic use and creating a cleaner world for their future.

Episode Eight

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International Success

Year 6 student Hallie placed third in the world in the Language Perfect Championships, helping the MLC team win the international competition for the second year running. In this week’s podcast, Hallie and her Chinese Languages teacher, Mrs Woo, chat about how learning languages enables students to understand different cultures and have a more informed global outlook.

Episode Nine

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Personal Best

What does it take to compete at a national level as a middle-distance runner? In this week’s episode, Annie (Year 10) and Jemima (Year 12) reflect on the passion, resilience and commitment required to achieve in elite sport. Hear their thoughts on the importance of wellbeing activities—including visualisation and mindfulness—and why their best races aren’t just about winning.

Episode Ten

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House Spirit

Olympia, Rome, Athens, Corinth, Sparta, Troy … From the day you start at MLC, you become part of a House with its own traits and traditions. In this week’s podcast, our 2020 House Prefects and our Head of House System Years 7–12, Mr Guggisberg, chat about our six Houses at MLC and what they mean to the girls.