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Southern Metropolitan Region Athletics

Southern Metropolitan Region Athletics On Thursday 6th October eight Western Port students competed in the Southern Metropolitan Region Athletics at Casey Fields. The day was sunny with some terrific athletes participating for the medals. Over 60 schools are included in this region including high profile schools such as Melbourne High, McKinnon, Frankston, Mornington and Berwick […]

Whirlwind Tour

The Junior and Senior Bands from Western Port SC have just completed a gruelling tour of five primary schools in two days. Hastings, Crib Point, Wallaroo, Somers and Bittern were all hit with the whirlwind tour which showed off our ace musicians to hundreds of primary students. The Junior Band kicked things off with some old standards […]

Support Our Hero’s

‘Bay to Bay proudly supporting Beyond Blue’ The yYar 11 VCAL class have been training hard all term to prepare for the fundraiser on October 4th. This is what they have to say:   We’ve created this fundraiser because we want to make a difference. We are inspired by the work of Beyond Blue and wanted […]

Alpine School Announcement

A once in a life time opportunity for students in Yr 9 2017 WPSC has been offered a place at the prestigious Alpine School for Student Leadership. Six students will be offered this opportunity for a nine week residential camp focusing of personal development, team learning and leadership. Please see further information in the attached letter. Students […]

Feed their Need to Read!

Last week a group of our Year 9 students dressed up and headed down to High Street to read to excited local Primary School students for Book Week. Our readers captivated their audiences with their stories Feeding their Need to Read!  

Well done Victoria!

Congratulations to Victoria Hogan Keogh who was awarded the prestigious Spirit of Sport Award from the Mornington League. This award recognizes fairness, sportsmanship and team work. Well done!

Psychology Students say no to Palm Oil

The Year 11 VCE Psychology class went to Melbourne Zoo to analyse the community conservation campaign, ‘Don’t Palm Us Off’ through consideration of contemporary research and prior understanding of group behavior, in order to examine the campaign and its effectiveness. Palm oil production is the single biggest threat to orangutan survival. These campaigns are informed […]

Exceptional NAPLAN results

NAPLAN results were released to schools and mailed home to individual student families last week. This year has produced some outstanding results for our school!  In terms of both growth and absolute results, Year 7 have done exceptionally well.  In combining Medium and High growth together, we have performed equal or better than the whole […]

Year 10 Leadership Camp

On the 19th of June, Skye De Jarlais, Riley Ellis, Kieara Young, Corey Vannistelrooy and Charles Pallesco from Year 10 were chosen to attend Portsea camp along with other schools. During the camp they had a great experience making new friends and learning new leadership skills. They were given the opportunity to participate in fun […]

Sayonara so Soon

Every year in August Thuy Ta and Adrian Allen organize the Japanese  homestay program at the College. For one week the visitors stay with our families, they experience Australian life and customs by joining in on everyday family activities like footy practice, bike riding, cooking and are treated to fun things like the movies, zoo and shopping. During this time international friendships are formed, email […]

Man of Steel Success!

The cast, crew and band truly outdid themselves with each performance getting better and better. A  production of this calibre doesn’t happen without staff and students who are willing to make the commitment of the enormous amount of time, effort and energy that it takes to pull it together. Almost 1000 people viewed the musical over its three […]

July Whole School Assembly

Tuesday’s  whole school assembly was jam packed, we heard reports from students who attended the Portsea Camp(Skye De Jarlis, Riley Ellis, Kieara Young, Charles Pallesco and Corey Vannistelrooy), YMCA Teenage Girls Retreat(Beth Byrnes, Stephanie Dodkins and Rhianna Hicklin) and the Magic Moments Youth Leadership Camp in Sydney(Jess Henrick and Hayley Rowley). Zoe Mitchell, Kaila Paarlberg and […]

S.B. Norton Drops By

Local author S.B. Norton dropped by the College to talk with the Year 8 and 9 students about his recent series The Otherwordly Operatives. Scott spoke to the students about becoming a published author, many students were surprised at just how much time and effort goes into a book. Scott read he first chapter of […]

Melbourne FC Drop In

Western Port Year 9 and 10 students were lucky enough to have Tom and Oscar McDonald from the Melbourne Football Club, come and talk to them about their background and pathway through their football career. With our students about to start their subject selections for 2017, this was a great opportunity to hear from the […]

E Week Celebrations

Students attended a presentation at the Briars to receive certificates of appreciation for their support given during Environment Education Week. The students were praised for their initiative and leadership skills. Thirty Year 8 students assisted presenters, while Environment Leaders presented “Hands In the Dirt” activity over 4 days.