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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.

Student Free Day – October 8th

20 Sep 2018

Please note the first day back for Term 4, October 8th is a student free day. Staff will be attending a PD all day.

Experiencing the Work Force

11 Sep 2018

For a week each year all our Year 10’s go on work experience at various locations. The students are working in Yarram, Sale, Traralgon, Leongatha, Foster and two are even in Melbourne. The vocations the students have chosen are varied, including veterinary clinics, library, health services, trades, hairdressers, Esso, the RAAF base, hospitality, child care and more. The school runs…

Art/Tech Extravaganza postponed

24 Aug 2018

The Annual Arts/Tech Showcase that was on,  on Tuesday September 18th has been postponed until early next term. Dates to be confirmed. The night features pieces from all areas of the schools visual and performing art and technology areas. The static display will show art, media, photography, wood, food, metal and textiles, while the concert will…

30 Plays in 30 Days!- Get Practicing

23 Aug 2018

Instrumental Music students and band members have been invited to play their musical instrument for 15 mins or more every time they practice or rehearse and collect a signature from their parents, guardians or music teachers. Thirty of these signed practice sessions will entitle students to a pizza lunch in the Music Dept in Term…

Pick My Project funding needed

23 Aug 2018

Much needed repairs are required for the school gymnasium roof- the Walpole Stadium, and you can help by voting for  Pick My Project funding. The roof is 30 years old and leaks during heavy rains, making the surface dangerous and unplayable. The Stadium is a shire building built on education land, and the school cannot afford…

“Loops Live”

23 Aug 2018

On Monday  August 6, over 100 of our College’s Yr 7 & 8 students gathered in the Hot House to watch a performance by touring musician, David Moir, of CreatesLive: Learning By Doing Music Company.  David, an accomplished pianist, violin and viola player from Sydney’s Conservatorium of Music, brought his passion for looping recorded sounds to the YSC stage,…

Bookies Celebrate

23 Aug 2018

In Term 3 the lunchtime book club crew caught up to celebrate the end of the book they were reading in Term 1 and 2. During this celebration time they discussed several new books that had been brought along. A rigorous vote decided the book that they would read this term. As enthusiastic as they…

Sharks Claim Glory

20 Aug 2018

After a week of not so nice weather, the weather Gods looked upon Yarram Secondary College presenting a sunny day for their annual athletics carnival. Competition was fierce and the three houses were close on points all day. Eagles who are yet to win any of the interhouse competitions, since the inauguration of the 3…