The Competition is prepared by the History Teachers’ Association of Australia and aims to provide an interesting and challenging competition for students, we also see this as an opportunity to support teachers in the implementation of the new Australian Curriculum: History. Well done to our students who took part!
Happy Education Week everyone! The theme this year was 'Healthy Mind, Healthy Body' and our VCAL students ran activities with several of our local primary schools. Thanks to everyone who took part in this years event - especially our VCAL students who did a fabulous job!
Our Year 9's headed off to Melbourne for our three day camp. Everyone had a blast and took part in a myriad of activities. From Jump & Climb to visiting the Melbourne Aquarium & Melbourne Star, graffiti workshops and tours of the old Melbourne Laneways. Our group also had the pleasure of seeing the stage performance of Aladdin at Her Majesty's Theatre.
Thank you to Gippsland Lakes Community Health who hosted a 'Taster Day' for students last Friday. This was a great opportunity for those interested as a potential future pathway to see what occupations were available in the industry.
Well done to all who participated in our annual Fun Run. Congratulations to Gannet house for taking home the shield this year! Also a big congratulations to all who made it through to the next level of competition which will be held at the Lakes Entrance Golf Course on Monday 29th March.
The VCE Visual Communication and Design & Media classes headed off bright and early to Melbourne. They went to the Top Design exhibition at the Melbourne Museum - the Visual Communication and Design class had the opportunity to sit in on a forum with Illustrator Kate Pullen. The VCE Media class also had a look at Top Arts at the NGV which was excellent.
Well done to all of our Year 7 & Year 9 students who took part in NAPLAN testing this week. A huge thanks to all of our staff and students for their help and understanding - there were a lot of variations to our timetable but it was definitely worth it to give our students the best chance at success while sitting their Literacy & Numeracy tests!
Tonight was our annual Open Night and Information Evening which was attended by many interested families and prospective students. Thanks to all who came along, and to our staff who went the extra mile in setting up displays and activities!
Today we held our annual ANZAC Day Ceremony. Thank you president of the Lakes Entrance RSL, Terry Kavanagh, who came and spoke to our students. Thanks also to the Lakes Entrance Primary School staff and students for their attendance. Lest we forget.
Thanks to the VCAL students for organizing Market Day and to everyone who took part through their donations and purchases. Thanks also to the Lakes Entrance Primary students who made the effort to come along to our event. We raised a total of $477.00 which we will pass on to Melon's Cottage on behalf of all participants of Market Day.
Boardies Day was a huge success and we were very fortunate with the beautiful weather over lunchtime. Our VCAL students did a great job planning and organizing the event - thanks to them and everyone who bought a gold coin donation for out of uniform and participated in our lunchtime activity / BBQ. We raised a total of over $200 for the Lakes Entrance Surf Lifesaving Club.
Students who have received the most Positive Recognition Awards this term headed off to Raymond Island for a day of koala spotting and sight seeing. The weather was perfect and a great day was had by all. Thanks to Lyn and Ms Rebeiro for taking us and a special thanks to Mr Fisher for cooking us a delicious lunch!
Our Year 10 cohort recently took part in a Careers Day organized by LESC, LLEN & The Smith Family. During the day they went 'on tour' to various local industry and had the chance to take part in a 'speed dating' exercise with dozens of our local employers to get a taste of what is available in our community. Thanks to all who contributed and took part!
Year 7 Camp was a blast! A vast array of outdoor activities were undertaken - an overnight camp in tents, team building and trust activities, abseiling, rock climbing, raft building, swimming, a high ropes activity, learning about wildlife and a day walk. Thank you to all the staff at Mount Bogong for making our camp fun and for encouraging us to get out of our comfort zones!
Welcome to our new Year 7 students and their families. We hope you found our information session informative and feel able to approach our staff with any queries you may have in the coming weeks, months and years. A big thankyou to all who attended and the VCAL students who prepared and cooked the BBQ.
Well done to all who participated in our Swimming Sports. A huge thanks also to the PE Staff who organized the event and our House Captains for making sure the events were filled and out teams were encouraged and supported. Results will be announced at our next Whole School Assembly!