It’s that time of year again! The Class of 2023 has flown the coop, leaving behind them impressive results. Our Year 7 and Year 9 students also did themselves proud smashing NAPLAN in almost all areas. College Captains for 2024 have been named; building works are back on track.
The 2023 College Wakakirri team has already done us proud, and the final winner hasn’t even been announced yet; we’re waving off a delegation of students as they embark on a journey to our sister school in Italy for the first time since COVID; staff and students alike have dressed up in support of all manner of worthwhile causes. Read more . . .
The highlight of the year so far has to be the recent Junior and Senior Mid-Year honours evenings where the success of students was celebrated in style; the Course Selection Expo was held at the college to assist students with their decision making and preparation for 2024; several students studying Italian participated in the Dante Alighieri Poetry Recitation Competition with great results and students across all year levels have been cooking up a storm. Read more . . .
Well, the winter freeze might be upon us, but it hasn’t chilled the enthusiasm of our dedicated staff and students. The College was abuzz during the mid-year exam period; we hosted a variety of engaging programs designed to steer our students towards being the best that they can be; Year 10 students participated in the work experience program and Year 12’s wore their pyjamas to school. There’s never a dull moment. Read more . . .
Staff and students embraced the return of the College’s annual Athletics Carnival; each team of Year 11 students made a healthy profit at this year’s Business Carnival; Year 9 Food Studies students were the first to cook up a storm in the newly renovated kitchen and VCE Vocational Major students held sausage sizzles to raise over $1,000 to assist refugees through the Sharing Hope Refugee Centre. Read more . . .
There have been many events that have taken place this term, especially over the last few weeks.The most recent being Harmony Day where staff and students donned their cultural gear and celebrated our diversity with pride and enthusiasm; the 2023 College Council has been named; some students enjoyed attending camp; NAPLAN testing took place. Read more . . .
We are so proud, and excited to kick off 2023 in the wake of last year’s outstanding results of our hard-working staff and students; the College welcomes a new wave of dedicated staff and Year 7 students; the Class of 2023 attended a study skills camp at Ballarat’s Federation University; building works and refurbishments are well under-way; the 2023 SRC has been named; College Captains have assumed their posts – so much has already taken place and we’re only halfway through Term 1. Read more . . .
Our Wakakirri team has once again done us proud being nominated for two national awards. Students were engaged in a variety of incursions on topics including the impacts of alcohol, the deadly coward punch and the complexities of being a responsible road-user. Some even stepped back in time to become immersed in Shakespeare’s tale of Macbeth. Year 10 students hit the jackpot weather-wise the day they ventured into Melbourne’s CBD to familiarise themselves with some iconic landmarks. Read more . . .
Although the weather may have been a little ordinary of late, it hasn’t dampened the enthusiasm of staff and students to embrace school life and all it offers. We have at long last been able to host our Junior and Senior Mid-Year Honours evenings and celebrate the successes of our students in the manner in which they deserve. Our Course Selection Expo 2023 was well received by the school community.
We enjoyed yet another busy term for which students will receive the recognition they deserve at the up-coming Junior and Senior Mid-Year Honours evenings. We have seen changes to the Uniform Policy thanks to our hard-working SRC, very successful VCAL fundraisers and, Year 11 students were thrilled to have been able to celebrate at the very first Senior School formal …