Eden Draper

Initials Painting

Students in Year 7 learn about colour and colour mixing with paint. They then needed to apply their knowledge to create an abstract painting that used their initials, bright colour and pattern. 7D have just completed the task, refining their understanding of the development process required to create Art as well as their skills in how to paint a neat, eye-catching design.

Danni Benham

Art Teacher

Just after the holidays, Year 11 VCE students went on an excursion into the city to see the RMIT University. The VCE students had a chance to be shown the ins and outs of how RMIT works and to hear the experiences of RMIT students – both present and past. The students arrived in the city at 9am where they had a chance to wander around and grab a coffee before being exposed to the possibilities of their future.

Little Shop of Horrors
Tickets for the Whittlesea Secondary College production of Little Shop of Horrors are on sale now! Shows will be running on Thursday the 1st, Friday the 2nd and Saturday the 3rd of September at 7pm.
 
Ticket prices are as follows:
Adult :$15
Child: $10
 
Follow the link in order to purchase your tickets online.
 
Intermediate Boys Football

Earlier in the term, the Intermediate boys football team ventured out to Northcote to play off in the 2016 Northern Metropolitan Region Finals.

The boys' first game was against Princess Hill Secondary College. It was a closely contested game with the wind playing a big factor. The boys led early but Princess Hill fought back getting within 5 points at the final siren.

Our second game was against Northcote Park Secondary College. After Bailey Stewart put on 3 goals within 5 minutes, we took the lead and held it for the rest of the match.

 

Year 8 Transition into Year 9 2017 Parent Information Evening – Wednesday 3rd August at 7:00pm in the Performing Arts Centre.

There will be a Parent Information Evening for students going into Year 9 next year, with information provided on subjects on offer. Students will receive information packs for 2017 and will be shown how to select elective subjects online. 

Intermediate Boys Netball Team

On Friday 22nd of July the Intermediate Boys Netball team travelled to Nets Stadium in Macleod to compete in the Northern Metropolitan Region Final. In the first game we were up against University High, with only seven players we were a bit worried going into this game. The boys played extremely well together and came away with a convincing 35 to 2 win. The second game was a must win to make it into the final. St Helena were a strong opponent for the first half but the boys were then able to push out their lead in the last half winning by 15 goals.

Computer Anatomy

Year 10 Advanced Computing

As part of their 'Anatomy of a Computer' investigation, the Year 10 Advanced Computing class were required to collaborate in small teams to investigate the internal components of an assortment of different computers, including servers, desktop PC’s and notebooks. 

The students exhibited great enthusiasm, thinking and problem solving skills throughout the investigation, while they negotiated their way through the disassembly and assembly of each machine. 

Tennis Success

Congratulations to James Macfarlane in year 9!  He has been selected to play in the ITF Tennis Juniors - The Juniors Championships Wimbledon which will be held in the UK between 16th October – 23rd October 2016.

He will be training at Wimbledon with other junior tennis players from around the world in 10th Division.  James’ team is made up of 4 boys and 4 girls. 

 

We wish James well in this tournament.

 

Julian Holland

Middle School Manager

Senior Boys Basketball

Last week, the Senior Boys team competed in two preliminary games in which we defeated Thomastown and Mill Park. In the final we lost to Epping in a very defensive game where our shots didn’t drop and we didn’t hit our free throws. The boys should be congratulated on their great team work and spirit.

Malcolm Hiho

Coach

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