At the end of the last term, students had the opportunity to hear guest speakers from the Cagliero Project and the Sea Shepherds,. This was to help us to start the Global Project we are undertaking in Challenge. Both presentations made a real impact on our students as they start to think about the positive change they can make in the community.
Our Challenge students are now undertaking Premier League or Activities. The first match is against Kolbe away in Week Two. Activity students enjoyed a trip to the rock climbing wall in Preston - they were amazing and starting scaling the heights almost straight away!
See the gallery below for some photos from the day.
Great Victorian Bike Ride
Last year we offered the Great Victorian Bike Ride for the first time and seven students had an amazing time riding their bike through the Gippsland region of Victoria. We are again offering the experience this year and the 2018 course looks even better than last year. The Great Victorian Bike Ride is a nine-day cycling and camping trip through some of Victoria’s most picturesque areas, with this year’s ride beginning in Bright and covering 524km from the mountains to the Murray River, finishing in Benalla via Beechworth, Rutherglen and Yarrawonga. This year the ride will take place from Saturday 24 November until Sunday 2 December. Any interested students are encouraged to see Mr Pell.
Well done to Marco Renda who has been selected in the Victorian Soccer squad and will hopefully be selected for nationals later this year.
The students to represent the College in the SACCSS FUTSAL recently were Emily Cugliari, Flynn McIver, and Marco Renda.
Congratulations to Dylan Visscher who has received the Australian Scout Medallion. This is somewhat equivalent to the Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Award. To attain the top award in each of the five sections reflects initiative in tackling challenges, sustained effort over many years, and self-discipline, teamwork, and leadership. Only a small percentage of young people reach this level.
Three students represented the College at the successful Holbrook Show recently as part of the Ag Scholarship program: Caitlin Thomas, Wade Ryan, and Tilly Crowther.
A reminder that Year 10 elective preferences, VCAL applications and accelerated subject applications are due by Thursday 2 August. Students are encouraged to submit these as soon as possible.
Thank you for the positive feedback on the information I provided about social gatherings in the end of Term Three letter. I felt the following image summed up the challenges faced by parents in the modern age:
You are all doing a terrific job – keep it up!
Read an update from Acting Principal, Mrs Angela Romano
An update from our Principal, Mr Mark Brockhus, as we prepare to commence the 2019 school year.
Cricket great, Darren Lehmann, visited last week as part of our Ashes Oval Redevelopment Project and our Father's Day Breakfast