Last Friday the annual Senior Formal was held in our Trade Training Centre. Many of our Year 11 and 12 students took the opportunity to dress up and to share a very enjoyable evening together. I would like to congratulate the students who attended on the exemplary way in which they conducted themselves. Many thanks to Ms McDougall for her organisation of the event and to the many staff who volunteered their time to attend and supervise our students.
Yesterday I accompanied four students from the leadership team to the Central Highlands Regional Assembly, held at the Mercure Ballarat Hotel and Convention Centre. Lauren Bowles, Jack ward, Georgia Jenkins and Daniel Leggett were asked their opinions on a range of topics concerning their future in regional Victoria. Subjects included: Health (strengthening prevention to improve the health of our communities), Social (understanding and addressing homelessness in our region)
The school debating team this year is a mixture of experienced debaters and newcomers. Georgia Jenkins, Amber Baulch, Lauren Bowles and Elissa Nicolaci have been joined by Year 10 students Jodan Grant and Emily Green. Following a first round forfeit, the team travelled to Ballarat last week to compete against St Patrick’s College, arguing the negative case of a difficult topic “That Spain Should Grant Independence To Catalonia” The team was well prepared with some strong
On Tuesday I had the pleasure of accompanying our school band and instrumental music teachers Kristen Cheesman and David Thompson to Oxygen College in Geelong. Staff and students at the College were fantastic and provided our students with a detailed tour of their extensive professional recording studio facilities. Band members had the experience of playing on a professional stage, including individual sound checks and the aid of professional sound systems. After lunch the