June 25, 2020

It is with great pleasure that we announce the appointment of Ellie McDougall as Principal of Ararat College!  Earlier this week Ellie was ‘officially’ retained as substantiative principal for our college after spending 14 months as Acting Principal.  Ellie replaces Mr...

June 18, 2020

In Unit 1 Chemistry students have been studying Organic Chemistry. This involves looking at the properties and reactions of different hydrocarbons (molecules made from carbon and hydrogen). They are testing their solubility in water, as well as their reactions with bot...

June 4, 2020

We have been collecting feathers for our

‘Wall of Gratitude’ that will be displayed at the school. We would like to invite all members of the school community to complete a feather, to focus on the positive things happening in 2020.  Use a feather pattern to write or dr...

May 14, 2020

We are so proud of Year 11 Student and School Captain Jack Ward for being named Youth Journalism International’s 2020 Student Journalist of the Year, what an achievement!

Jack’s dedication to following his passion in journalism whilst also striving to achieve the best r...

April 30, 2020

The Student Leadership Team wants to send all of our best wishes and gratitude to Mr Sawyer who has recently retired from the education system after years of service, mainly in a Principal position.

Mr Sawyer cared about us, the students, and that was always at the fore...

April 24, 2020

Saturday 25th April will mark ANZAC Day 2020, a significant day as we pause and reflect on the service and sacrifice of all those who have served and are currently serving.

ANZAC Day 2020 will be different. There will be a Dawn Service, wreaths will be laid, the last po...

March 12, 2020

We`re all enjoying our time up here in the Alpine region and everything we have done so far has been fun and challenging.

Everyone here are so kind and welcoming and we are all getting along really well. Living with 44 people we have just met has been a challenge which...

February 27, 2020

Koorie students from Ararat College led by Koorie Coordinator Tahni Skewes and Metal Work teacher Chris Reynolds have been working with Natimuk artist Dave Jones to create a large Yellow Tailed Black cockatoo for the 2020 Lake Bolac Eel Festival.

This project is of part...

February 20, 2020

Year 12 Biology went to the Earth Ed Centre in Ballarat to look at the Amylase enzyme and what pH and temperature it works the best in. This has tied in with our work on proteins and protein structures a part of VCE Biology. Students also got to use laboratory equipmen...

February 6, 2020

On January 3, twenty students and two staff from Ararat left Australia, bound for the USA.  Our first stop was Los Angeles, where we spent four days visiting Universal Studios, Disneyland and Knott’s Berry Farm, as well as spending a day in San Diego.

From there we trav...

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