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Exceptional Awards Day

20 Dec 2018

The 67th Annual Awards Day was again a wonderful celebration of the 2018 year at Yarram Secondary College. The choir opened proceedings with the Australian National Anthem. Speeches from Principal Brett Pedlow, School council president Alison Payne and School Captains Hayley Hands and Layton Sketcher covered the many wonderful things that have happened in 2018…

New Start for Head start

2 Dec 2018

As from Monday December 3rd, Yarram Secondary college will be running a new time table system. The timetable runs over a 2 week period commencing with the gold time table Monday-Friday 1. the following week we will be running with the green time table Monday-Friday 2. Students will now have 6 x 50 minute classes…

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Bucket hats back in style

29 Nov 2018

Bringing back the bucket hat. Some staff have purchased the hats and students are being encouraged to purchase a bucket hat from the uniform shop. The hats are for sale at $14.

Wellbeing for All

28 Nov 2018

The annual student wellness day was held today and was a resounding success. Students participated in various workshops during the morning relevant to their age groups including talks on drug and alcohol abuse, sexual health, mental health, bullying, body image and social media, cooking healthy snacks, Save a Mate and the world renowned “Man Cave”…

Transitioning to Secondary School

19 Nov 2018

Grade 6’s from Yarram, St. Mary’s, Alberton and  Woodside Primary Schools attended their first “college Experience” last Friday at Yarram SC. Over the next two weeks the students will attend YSC on Friday afternoons, then will spend 3 full days during head start, finding their feet at the school. Full their first full day the students…

Un TAPping Potential

14 Nov 2018

In 2019, all Year 7-9 students at Yarram Secondary College will be involved in an innovative Targeted Acceleration Program (TAP). The focus of this program will be on raising core literacy outcomes for all students in reading, comprehension, oral language and spelling. TAP is designed to support the individual point-of-need of each child. Students will…

Vietnam Vets Museum visit

14 Nov 2018

Recently, the Year 10 SOSE elective students ventured to the Vietnam Museum at Phillip Island. They were warmly met by Vietnam veterans and shown in a Caribou aeroplane. This was followed by the opportunity for students to examine returned artefacts from the war, including flat jackets, grenades, bullets, and radios. The museum was very impressive;…

Year 12’s Go Out with a Bang

1 Nov 2018

Last Friday the Year 12’s finished 13 years of schooling with a celebration. the morning started with a bbq for staff and students, then they were presented to the school community for one last time. the students were dressed in all manner of attire, from The Awesome Foursome, Mean Girls, Ronald Reagan, Tulia and Miguel…

Story Book released

1 Nov 2018

Year 7B students wrote their own book in term two. This was an anthology of their own short stories based a theme that they voted upon. Their theme was ‘Billy Goat’, but all they had to do was touch upon that idea in some way; their story did not have to have any actual billy…

School Closure Day and Public Holiday

1 Nov 2018

Don’t forget next Monday, November 5th is a school closure day and Tuesday, November 6th is a Public Holiday for all staff and students. VCA exams will still be occurring on Monday as per schedule.