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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.

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…