A very exciting program which offers students the opportunity to plan, fund and ultimately lead their own month long expedition to Borneo in November 2015.
Earthwatch is offering fully-funded places on their Student Challenge Program for 2014/15. Student Challenge gives students the opportunity to participate in scientific and environmental field research to enhance their understanding of career options in the field of science. Funded fellowships will cover the Earthwatch expedition costs (includin
Medals of Commendation for the JMSS team Victor, Andy, Yin-Lee and Michaela at the SIMC May 26-30 2014.
JMSS has been shortlisted as a finalist in the 2014 Victorian Education Excellence Awards category of "Teachers Health Fund School Leadership Team of the Year". See some pictures here.
In an Australian first, JMSS has become the only secondary school to acquire its own confocal microscope.
As darkness descended over JMSS on Thursday 22nd May 2014, the newest cohort of students undertook to entertain family and friends with a variety of performances of “The Scottish Play”: Macbeth.
Dr Barbara McKinnon attended Teacher Professional Development in the USA on Modeling in July 2013.
Check out our Virtual School as featured on ABC http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-06-28/virtual-science-school-formula-for-success/4788866?section=act
Buy and sell second-hand uniforms, books, calculators and stationery online - a great initiative run by our PFA.
JMSS students launch their first iPad app "DolphiNote" - congratulations Michael, Austin and Raj. Dr McIver loves giving students real-world IT problems.
JMSS at its best for our annual Science Fair on October 28 and 29 2013. Students showcase their research, as well as JMSS Outreach Programs on display.
2013 ISSF at Camborne Science and International Academy from July 11 to 15, 2013.
Applications are now open for Year 10 students in 2015, and will close on 13th June.
Hear from 2012 JMSS students Chris Whittle, Goran Katalinic and Samuel Schlegel who studied first year Monash University subjects as part of their VCE studies.
Fifteen Year 10 students from around Victoria join us for a 3-week block to study our emerging sciences such as "Cells to Systems" and "Quarks to Quasars".
Assistant Principal Sally Cheah-Johnson would like to share some tips for exam preparation. Good Luck!
I would like to draw attention to the importance of students maintaining a sensible balance between work, rest and recreation over the holiday break.
Year 12 students prepare to finish school at the end of the year and focus on their exams. Here are some tips for studying for the VCE from Monash University.
JMSS Athletics Carnival happened on Thursday 3 April.
On Tuesday 11th February 2014 the JMSS Swimming Carnival was held at Oakleigh Recreation Centre. Students’ attendance and participation was at an all-time high, with over 600 students attending the day and getting into the festivities.
Careers info including Expos, Open Days, Universities, Scholarships, Workshops and more.
What's happening in Sport at JMSS?
Celebrating National Science Week 12th to 16th August 2013 with a scavenger hunt, cake competition and more.
JMSS is sponsoring endangered tigers. Thanks to everyone who donated money.
The set includes three scientists: a paleontologist, a chemist, and an astronomer, along with instruments or examples of their work.
Watch a short video about how to see clearly without glasses.
Check out some incredible science videos such as Felix Baumgartner's jump from "the edge of space" almost 39 kilomteres up from the Earth's surface (most skydivers dive from around 4.2 kilometres).
A study into teenagers and young adults shows promising evidence that there were no apparent substantial negative long-term health and wellbeing effects on the young adults when IVF and assisted reproductive technologies were used to conceive.
National Geographic feature showing world coastlines if all the ice in the world melted, resulting in sea levels rising 65.8 metres.
Doctors announced on Sunday that a baby had been cured of an HIV infection for the first time, a startling development that could change how infected newborns are treated and sharply reduce the number of children living with the virus that causes AIDS.
Check out a summary of science news from "Science is Awesome" facebook page
By visualising interactions at a sub-molecular level, scientists have gained new insights into what triggers this increasingly common disease, boosting hopes for treatment.
Harvesting waste heat from power stations and even vehicle exhaust pipes could soon provide a valuable supply of electricity.
What we're getting excited about this week, including the molecular trigger for Alzheimer's disease identified.