This page is for past students, alumni, to connect and keep up to date with reunions and more!
If you have any enquiries, please contact Lee Giliam... details are below.
9844 2471 Ext 301
Class of 2004 – 10 Year Reunion
We had a great time catching up with our fabulous Class of 2004 at their 10 Year Reunion. There was a buzz in the room as people caught up with the latest news and chatted about years gone by. One past student even managed to find her old school uniform and wore it to the event! Several teachers popped in for a chat and a great time was had by all.
Class of 1995 – 20 Year Reunion
What a wonderful turnout we had for the Class of 1995 – 20 Year Reunion! Past students and their families met in our lovely F Block overlooking the dam and enjoyed conversation and food together. There were many laughs and stories from days of old were recounted. Many of these past students now send their own children to DCC so it was great for them to catch up with their old classmates and talk about the similarities and differences at DCC now! We were joined by quite a number of their old teachers as well, which always add an extra “something” to the night!
40 YEAR CELEBRATIONS
Can you believe it has been 40 years since Donvale Christian College (or School) opened its doors?! We celebrated our College’s birthday in style with several fantastic events throughout the year.
We started with a Family Festival on a beautiful Friday afternoon and evening. Hundreds of people turned out to this event and enjoyed food, music, rides, animals, sporting competitions and the most amazing birthday cake. We finished the night off with a spectacular fireworks display which wowed us all!
Our next celebratory event was a Gala Dinner where our guests dressed to the nines and enjoyed fine food, fabulous entertainment and wonderful company.
Our annual Founders’ Day celebrations were extra special this year as we thanked our Founders and honoured guests for their hard work and vision in starting our school all those years ago. In our assembly we acknowledged how many past DCC students now send their own children to DCC – an overwhelming testimony to the quality of education, faith and community within our College
Lunch was enjoyed by many special guests who were able to join us as we heard about the journey our Founders’ travelled to create DCC.
We also had the honour of launching our 40 Year Celebration book at Founders’ Day – a “coffee table” book which tells our story with wonderful photos of our journey as a College. If you are interested in purchasing a copy of this book, please contact us on 9844 2471.
Back to Donvale Days
We invited past students, staff members and board members to join us for our two Back to Donvale days, and what a wonderful time we had together. We enjoyed being served some delicious food from our Food Tech students, studied and laughed over old photos and caught up with colleagues and classmates we haven’t seen for many years.
We finished off the year with a bang – our annual Thanksgiving Service was larger and grander than usual and was held at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre. The evening started with entertainment in the foyer including choirs, bands, mural displays, artworks and comedic photo opportunities.
We then moved into the main auditorium to enjoy our final celebrations together for the year. Incredible musical items by staff and students, special guest speakers, award presentations and the initiation of our 2016 captains were enjoyed by all. One of the highlights of the evening was the Prep students presenting each Year 12 student with their graduation certificate, a gift and a balloon. This was especially special for one Prep student who presented to his big Year 12 brother.
What a fitting finale to our year of celebrations. We are blessed to be a part of such a special community for the past 40 years and look forward to an exciting future as Donvale Christian College.