Each year our Year 12 cohort heads into Boucher Hall, Bairnsdale to attend a Tertiary Information Session (TIS). At this event students are informed about the process of applying for tertiary education including TAFE & University, they are also able to speak to representatives from tertiary providers who come from around the state.
We had a massive 6 Volleyball teams compete in the Gippsland Volleyball Championships. All competed with great sportsmanship, teamwork and resilience. Our junior Year 8 girls came runners up and the team that won through to state was our intermediate girls. Well done!
Recently we held our annual Open Night. We were excited to meet some of our prospective families at the BBQ and then as they took the time to engage in activities and speak to our staff and students.
Our VCAL cohort planned and organised our annual Market Day event to great success. We had an out of uniform day, BBQ and a range of market stalls. Students from Lakes Entrance Primary School also attended to help us make the day a success. All funds raised will be donated to Melon’s Cottage.
Our Year 11 students took part in an interactive game with staff from Federation University. Throughout this activity they learnt about the application process and various aspects of university life.
Our Year 8 cohort attended the East Gippsland Field Days today as part of their Home Group Program. Students are participating in the Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Program and the Field Days was an opportunity to experience different horticulture and agricultural practices.
Our students, along with guests from Lakes Entrance Primary School commemorated all Australians and New Zealanders who served and died in all wars, conflicts, and peacekeeping operations and the contribution and suffering of all those who have served. Lest We Forget.
Our VCAL cohort did a great job hosting a BBQ and out of uniform day to raise money for the Lakes Entrance Surf Life Saving Club, raising a fabulous $258.75 for the club. Well done!
Yesterday we had two teams compete in the East Gippsland Volleyball Championships. Our Year 9/10 boys & girls teams played and won! Teams already through to the next round are our Year 7 boys & girls, Year 8 girls & Year 11/12 girls. This is an outstanding result with six teams going through to the next round!
Our Year 8 students recently returned from five days in Canberra. During this time they had the opportunity to undertake many interactive and engaging activities around the Humanities - Civics and Citizenship and the Science curriculums.
Year 10 students explored the many career opportunities available in our region. By exposing students to a range of vocational experiences we aim to raise awareness of the diversity in career options available to them, create awareness of various vocations and elevate aspirations.
The National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence was a chance for our students to come together and participate in lunchtime activities, encouraging and supporting their peers along the way. Bullying. No Way!
Our Year 11 & 12 VCE English cohort headed in to Bairnsdale today to listen to an invaluable lecture about the skills required to achieve success in English and the texts they are studying.
Last week the Year 9/10 Outdoor Education students went on an overnight camp to the Lake Tyers Glasshouse. The students enjoyed the opportunity to use their skills and set up their tents, cook on a Trangia, tie knots and light a fire all while having minimal impact on the environment. A highlight for most students was either the night games or doing a spot of fishing.
Our Swim Team recently competed in the East Gippsland Swimming Competition in Orbost. Congratulations to all who participated, you put in a fantastic effort! Congratulations also goes to the Year 7’s who could not attend due to camp but completed time trials last week, great work!
During Year 7 Camp at Coonawarra we saw some amazing resilience and team work from our cohort. We hope you all had a great time!
Thank you to all who attended our Year 7 Information Evening last night. If you could not attend it is important that you contact the school as soon as possible to discuss the netbook program for your child.
Our annual Swimming Sports was a huge success. We had more students getting in the pool to compete for their houses than ever before! We would like to congratulate all participants and thank those who provided encouragement on the day.
Last night was our annual Presentation Evening. We would like to thank all who attended and congratulate all recipients of awards. A special thanks goes to the sponsors of this event, we would like to acknowledge the ongoing support we receive from many members of our wider community.
Congratulations to our graduating Class of 2018. You all looked stunning on Friday evening and we hope all of our graduates, family, and friends had a lovely evening celebrating together. We will miss you and wish you all the very best of luck with whatever your future may hold!
Our annual VCAL Celebration and morning tea is a wonderful opportunity where our VCAL cohort presents the success of projects completed throughout the year.
We would like to wish our Graduating Class of 2018 all the best as they transition into the next phase of their journey. They had a great time celebrating their last day of school before they put in the hard yards.
A team of Year 9 and 10 girls recently attended the Intermediate Basketball Competition held in Traralgon. The girls should all be really proud of their efforts on the day. They showed great sportsmanship, teamwork improved their skills each game which was amazing to see especially when they were up against teams that all played basketball at a high level in the state and nationally.
A team of our Year 8 girls competed in the Gippsland Regional Basketball Tournament at Traralgon. Unfortunately, we lost all our games but the girls did a fantastic job considering they only had five players. Well done!
VCAL students recently held our annual Loud Shirt Day fundraiser. Despite the weather the event was a huge success with many students enjoying the BBQ and taking part in the Fun Fair. A total of $320.36 was raised and will be donated to the Taralye Foundation who provides early intervention services for children with hearing loss.
Well done to all of our students who participated in the Gippsland Athletics Championships at the Newborough Athletics Track - great effort!
Forty students traveled to the Bairnsdale Recreation Centre to participate in the Basketball Championships. During the matches we saw some great technique, court vision, teamwork and amazing sportsmanship from all students. Well done to all teams, especially to our Year 8 Girls and Intermediate Girls for making it through to the next round.
Our Year 9 / 10 Outdoor Education students rode the mountain bikes in the vicinity of Blores Hill as a way of putting into practice what they have learnt throughout their current unit of work.