Year 7 Trip to The Zoo

“5:30 in the morning we had to be getting ready for school. Unbelievable right! By 6:15 we had to be at school to go to the Melbourne ZOO! How fun right! Ok, so it all started when we got on the bus. The sunrise was amazing. Nice green trees, a thick layer of fog on top of them, and a nice orange sky! By the time we got there it was about 9:30. We all had groups - the names were Red Pandas (Mr Ward), Meerkats (Mr Harris), Gorillas (Mr Gatehouse) and Giraffes (Mrs Baxter).” “Off we went to our first talk. A man took us to the seal enclosure, which was underground, to talk to us about the SOS 10 species. The SOS species are the most endangered 10 animals. We had to decide which animal we woul

Senior Formal 2017

Last Friday May 12th our Year 11 and 12 students attended their senior formal at J-Ward. It was a fantastic night with all students dressing up in their formal wear and bringing their best moves to the dance floor. A very big thank you goes to the VET hospitality students and teacher Mrs Erhardt for the wonderful food that was enjoyed on the night, and also to the senior students who helped with the organisation and setting up of the event, Jackson McDonald, Gemma Hughes, Ebony McLoughlin, Patrick Higgins, Josh Cunningham and Jack Austin-King. The night was definitely a highlight of the senior school calendar so far this year and the students made the supervision from staff on the night a pl

Project Rockit

Ella Last Friday representatives from Project Rockit ran sessions for our students in Years 7 to 9 addressing the issue of bullying. Student response to the sessions was extremely positive. Last Friday Ash and Danielle from Project Rockit came and gave the Year 7 students a presentation about labels and bullying. It was very informative and lots of fun. Ash and Danielle did a great job and I hope that people got some ideas or solutions from it. Aria It was amazing to have the experience to meet such nice people and learn from them. It was cool to see what they did when they were getting bullied. I loved the game because now I can relate to people. I had heaps of fun ! Project Rockit wa

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