News and Events


VIP Guests, 12-Aug-2017

posted Aug 18, 2017, 3:04 AM by Ukischool Nm   [ updated Aug 18, 2017, 3:05 AM ]

On Saturday, August 12, the President of the Ukrainian World Congress Eugen Czolij and his wife Hania, and the chairman of the Australian Federation of Ukrainian Organisations, Stefan Romaniv, visited our school and took part in our morning assembly.

Eugene Czolij spoke about the role and mission of the Ukrainian World Congress and how the Ukrainian language unites Ukrainians outside Ukraine all over the world, whether they live in Australia, Argentina, Canada, Italy, France, the United States or many other countries.

Then Eugene Czolij asked the students whether they like the Ukrainian Parish School and why. The vast majority of students answered that they do like the school and like to learn Ukrainian language, history and culture.

And in the end, we all honoured the victims of the Holodomor with a minute of silence.


Visnyk, 05-Aug-2017

posted Aug 11, 2017, 2:12 AM by Ukischool Nm   [ updated Aug 11, 2017, 2:12 AM ]

Transfiguration - Blessing of fruit, Art competition titled “My Ukraine” to celebrate Independence Day of Ukraine, Independence Day celebrations at school, SBS National Languages Competition.

Details in the attachment.

Ukrainian language classes for adults – Term 3 2017

posted Jul 11, 2017, 12:19 AM by Ukischool Nm   [ updated Jul 11, 2017, 12:19 AM ]

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Beginners Level: Suitable for students with little or no prior knowledge of Ukrainian.
Intermediate Level: Suitable for  students with some basic knowledge of Ukrainian.

Refer attachments for details.

Language games - Year 2/3 with Year 6/7, 17-Jun-2017

posted Jun 22, 2017, 2:59 AM by Ukischool Nm   [ updated Jun 22, 2017, 3:21 AM ]

Students from Year 2/3 partnered with Year 6/7's for some fun language games: dialogues about fruit and vegetables using hand puppets and games about colours.


Visnyk, 17-Jun-2017

posted Jun 22, 2017, 2:49 AM by Ukischool Nm   [ updated Jun 22, 2017, 2:49 AM ]

End of Term 2 movie and popcorn, Working with Children Check, National Ukrainian Festival, mid-year Reports.

Details in the attachment.

DNISTER supports our Parish School North Melbourne! 03-Jun-2017

posted Jun 12, 2017, 4:03 AM by Ukischool Nm   [ updated Jun 12, 2017, 4:14 AM ]

The Ukrainian Co-operative Dnister visited our school on Saturday 3rd June for presentations as part of their annual funding program. Students who registered for the “Dollars for Shkolas” program were presented with Certificates and the school was granted an amount of $25 per child at our school. All students who registered for 2017 program have been automatically entered into a draw to win a iPad mini

We are very grateful for this financial sponsorship and support of our school and students from Dnister.

Delicious Borsch, 3-Jun-2017

posted Jun 11, 2017, 9:59 PM by Ukischool Nm   [ updated Jun 11, 2017, 10:03 PM ]

On the 3rd of June year 6 and 7 students learned to cook borsch. Students have executed the task well, had a good time and cooked a delicious borsch!

All parents were able to taste our borsch! Comments on the taste and the color of the borsch were very positive.

Many thanks to two wonderful mothers Chrestyna Kogut-Kmetj and Kathryn Flunt, who spent the whole day with us helping to chop vegetables, cooking, cleaning, serving the borsch to parents and finally washing the dishes.

We have made a film in the process providing our recipe and the cooking instructions for our meatless borsch.

We wish you success and bon appétit cooking borsch using our recipe!


Mother's Day Concert, 13-May-2017

posted May 8, 2017, 9:09 PM by Ukischool Nm   [ updated May 19, 2017, 2:55 PM ]

Mother’s Day was celebrated at our Parish School on Saturday 13-May-2017.

Following the already well-established tradition the celebration consisted of a moleben prayers in the Cathedral, followed by a concert in the upstairs hall.

This year the Ukrainian community is commemorating 70 years of post-war Ukrainian migration to Australia. Our concert was dedicated to our first migrant mothers and grandmothers.

Parents Committee prepared tea, coffee and sweets, and each mother and grandmother received a chocolate and a lucky ticket. One of those tickets brought a bouquet of flowers for a lucky mum.

Teacher and a professional baker Luda Melnychuk baked and decorated a wonderful cake, which was a great prize for a lucky daughter as a gift to her mother.

We invite you review the photos and the video of the concert.

Easter Hayivky, 16-Apr-2017

posted Apr 22, 2017, 2:52 PM by Ukischool Nm

Students of junior classes participated in the traditional Easter Hayivky after the Easter Liturgy.

After the hayivky all children received gifts from the Basilian Sisters - little paskas and chocolate eggs.

Deepest thanks to the the sisters for the organisation and for the gifts.

Grade 6/7 baking Paska, 01-Apr-2017

posted Apr 12, 2017, 3:16 AM by Ukischool Nm

Grade 6/7 students prepared a video clip with recipe and a detailed description of how to bake a Paska. Smachnoho!


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