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Chess Tournament…it's on again

Our college chess team is gearing up once again to host the next chess tournament on the 10th June 2016.

The tournament will see over 30 students from three schools join Pakenham Secondary College in the competition.

Participating schools are:

  • Mentone Grammar
  • Chairo Christian School – Drouin
  • St Paul’s Anglican Grammar – Warragul
  • Melbourne High School


Did you know chess develops great thinking skills?

Playing chess…

  • Improves concentration and memory
  • Enhances reading and math skills
  • Fosters logic, critical thinking, and creativity
  • Encourages and rewards hard work

Why not join the school team in their lunch-time practice sessions?

Speak to Mr Ampongan or Mr De Lima for more information.


Principal Ray Squires playing with College student

Event Date: June 10, 2016