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6 teams are competing in DAV Debating in 2015.
JMSS features in The Age, Waverley Leader and more.
Medals of Commendation for the JMSS team Victor, Andy, Yin-Lee and Michaela at the SIMC May 26-30 2014.
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.
Students interested in IT had a Robotics programming session with Google engineers.
JMSS is sponsoring endangered tigers. Thanks to everyone who donated money.
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.
2 teams travelled to beautiful Moscow for 2014's International Student Science Fair. One team presented a sensor glove they constructed, and the other team investigated the effect of urbanisation on waterways.
In an Australian first, JMSS has become the only secondary school to acquire its own confocal microscope.
Nick McIntrye of Year 11 has won a place to represent Victoria and Australia at the centenary celebration of the Gallipoli Landings next year.
Our congratulations go to JMSS Year 12 student Lionel Mawditt who recently finished an amazing 5th place in the Junior Men's marathon event (over 42 kilometres!) at the World in-line speed skating championships in Argentina.
Emerging Sciences Victoria (ESV) is for Year 10 students around Victoria to study Emerging Science subjects online in realtime.
Celebrating National Science Week 12th to 16th August 2013 with a scavenger hunt, cake competition and more.
What's happening in Sport at JMSS?
Join us for our Science Fair on Thursday 23rd October from 6pm to 8:45pm. Professor Bob Wong is our guest speaker at 7pm.
JMSS Athletics Carnival happened on Thursday 3 April.
JMSS students launch their first iPad app "DolphiNote" - congratulations Michael, Austin and Raj. Dr McIver loves giving students real-world IT problems.
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.
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.
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.
All the best to Lionel Mawditt who will be completing his VCE exams in Argentina as he competes at the World In-line Speed Skating Championships.
Thanks to everyone who attended our AGM on Thursday 6th November. We are excited to have 2 Presidents, Joanne and Meredith, building our momentum into 2015. We've also set up an Education committee and a Fundraising and Social committee.
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.
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
Arni and Ethan ventured to New Orleans, USA, to discover the latest applications for high performance computing. They presented a project in conjunction with the Queensland Academy of Science, Maths and Technology (QASMT) in Brisbane, using data from last year's JMSS delegates Konrad, Harrison and Itay.
Monash University campuses are changing their addresses. The new map is valid from 1st January 2015.
Applications close on 12th June 2015 for Year 10 students in 2016. Limited places are also available for Year 11 in 2016.
During January Brendon and Binura were immersed with over a hundred like-minded students from all around Australia over two weeks at NYSF. Applications for 2016 are open from 1 March to 31 May 2015.
A day of maths puzzles with Monash academic and mathemagician Dr Burkard Polster.
School Council at JMSS providing experience, expertise and energy. We welcome our new councillors in 2015.
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
Scientists have made a major discovery detailing how areas of the brain responsible for vision could potentially adapt to injury or trauma and ultimately prevent blindness.
'This is just insanity': four Nobel laureates let fly over Australian science funding, including Elizabeth Blackburn and Peter Doherty. Story from the SMH and Australian Financial Review.
The Australian Academy of Science has a series of videos so you can get to know the wonderful brains behind the science.
Looking for some Science Blogs? Here is a list compiled by the Australian Science Communicators
CSIRO and Victorian-based biotech company Anatomics build a heel implant made of titanium using 3D printing. Lee Chandler has had the artifical heel bone in place for 3 months with the help of Melbourne's St Vincent's Hospital after being diagnosed with cancer of the heel bone.
Scientists have grown an important immune system organ from scratch inside a mouse, a breakthrough that could lead to alternatives to organ transplants in humans.
Growing plants in space, on the moon or on Mars.
The set includes three scientists: a paleontologist, a chemist, and an astronomer, along with instruments or examples of their work.
Monash Vision Direct to Brain Bionic Eye
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).
Watch a short video about how to see clearly without glasses.
National Geographic feature showing world coastlines if all the ice in the world melted, resulting in sea levels rising 65.8 metres.
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.
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.
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.
Check out a summary of science news from "Science is Awesome" facebook page