National Science Week was recently celebrated at Lakes Entrance Secondary College. As well as lunchtime activites for our students to participate in; Grade 5 and 6 students from Lakes Entrance Primary School, Metung Primary School, St. Brendan’s Catholic Primary School and Nowa Nowa Primary School attended this National Science Week event.
Today we had a whole school assembly in the Gym where the age group champions and winners of the Athletics Carnival were announced - Well done Gannet!!! A huge congratulations also to all of the students who participated last Thursday. At our assembly we also handed out the Geography Competition certificates, special mention goes to Elle Stroud who was awarded a distinction and Lachlan Chester who received a high distinction, placing him in the top 6% of students in the nation!
We were very fortunate that the weather held out for us on Athletics day! Everyone who attended put in a great effort and should be commended on their sportsmanship and willingness to 'have a go'. The winning house will be announced at assembly this week...stay tuned!
Well done to our team of four Year 7 & 8 who travelled to the Morwell Leisure Centre to compete in the Gippsland Badminton Championships. Our students played 3 games and unfortunately lost all of them, but were very competitive and displayed great sportsmanship.
This event recognized and celebrated the positive contributions our students have made throughout the term. Selected students had a viewing of 'Despicable Me 3' at Lakes Squash & Movie Theater. This was followed by fish & chips for lunch near Rotunda on Esplanade and a game of Mini Golf at Footbridge Mini Golf, Ice-cream & Lolly Shop before heading back to school for an early dismissal on the last day of term!
Well done to the 70+ students who took part in this event across various location in Bairnsdale. A commendable effort was put in by all, especially our Junior & Senior Boys Netball teams who have made it through to the next level of competition - congratulations!
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.