Recently the Leadership team and LOTE teacher Thuy Ta visited our sister school in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. WPSC has had a sister school relationship with SKM Aminuddin Baki since 2008, and this visit was seen as important in enhancing these ties. While there we observed classes, worked with staff on curriculum projects and completed preparation […]
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At our recent school assembly it was pleasing to hear from Tenee Schneider (Yr 7) and Tash Green (Yr 9) who spoke about the amazing fund raising effort they completed with their student groups to raise money for the Wheel Chair Foundation. They presented a $500 cheque to Jeff Harvey who represented Hastings Rotary. Jeff […]
Congratulations to all the Western Port Secondary College students who competed in the Southern Zone athletics at Ballam Park on the 6th September. All students represented our school very well and had an enjoyable day competing against other local schools. Pictured are the U15 Girls relay team after their victory. Thanks to Tracey Hall, John […]
Recently Western Port Secondary College hosted a visit from Kadokawa City Junior High School. This was great opportunity for our students to meet students from a Japanese high school. The cultural experience is important for many of our students and we hope to continue these visits into the future. While in Australia the students attended […]
Western Port Secondary College has been hosting the annual Hastings Literacy Festival. Students from many local primary schools and Year 7-8 WPSC students have been entertained by writers and illustrators in various workshops. We would like to thank Justin D’Ath, Mark Wilson, Phil Kettle, Tony Sowersby and Sue Lawson for their time in sharing the […]
On the 21st June we held our annual Beacon Charter signing for our Year 10 students. This was a wonderful day where we had many visitors and supporters of the College attend to see our students take the “No Dole” pledge. Our guest speaker was Beth Wilson who is the Health Services Commissioner of Victoria. […]
School Community, Mornington / Hastings / Rosebud police would like you to know about new alcohol legislation that may affect adolescents and their parents / carers ; The “Teen Drinking Laws”. This legislation relates to the serving of alcohol in your home and has been introduced to manage and reduce dangerous adolescent alcohol consumption. It […]
Students from Western Port Secondary College represented the College at the opening of the Neighbourhood Renewal- Hastings Hub on 16th May. It was fantastic to see so many members of the community involved in the this significant community program and facility. Our school captains Jarryd Lymer, Tyler Winkler and Vice Captain Lauren Walker represented the […]
Congratulations to our new Year 7 class captains. We look forward to seeing these students lead their year level. Students were presented with their leadership badges by the College Principal.
20 Year 9 students from Western Port Secondary College attended a leadership camp at Bogong Outdoor Education Camp from 16th to 20th April. During the camp students stepped out of the comfort zone and challenged themselves to gain confidence. To do this they chose the overnight hike and one day of activities. On the way […]
Western Port Secondary College has been running the Vic Roads Keys Please information session for a number of years. On the 22nd of March, Robin Tiffany ran his 5th session at Western Port informing soon to be drivers (Year levels 10 and 11) the importance of having enough experience before eventually getting your P plates. […]
On the 17th and 19th of April the seven Beacon Ambassadors and Peer Support students volunteered to help out with Youth Week, to make kids more aware of depression, health and wellbeing. Some local businesses supported this event by donating products that were given out in show bags on the day. Mr. Devine on behalf […]
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On Tuesday March 27th the 40th annual House Athletics sports were held on the Athletics track. The day ran smoothly on a beautiful sunny autumn day with many students excelling in track and field. There were a number of age group records broken and it was great to see so many students participating well and […]
On the 25th April a number of student attended the Anzac Day ceremonies at Hastings and Crib Point. The College was represented by School Captains Tyler Winkler and Jarryd Lymer and Vice Captains Lauren Walker and Rachael Potter who laid wreathes on behalf of the school. There were a number of other students representing various […]
This week students from the College are involved in Environment Week at The Briar’s Historic Park. Students from Years 9 and 10 have been assisting local primary school students with various activities including horticulture, arts and crafts from recycled materials, native animal and bird information and Woolworths fruit education.
On the 18th March Lauren Walker participated in the District Final for Lions Youth of the Year in Trafalgar. Lauren made it through two regional level finals to get to this stage in a fine effort. Lauren is a Vice Captain at the school and has a long list of achievements in and out of […]
At our recent whole assembly we were able to present many awards to students. We presented the House Shield to the Huon Leaders for their win in the swimming sports. Well done to all who participated on a hot 35◦C day at the Pines Swim Centre. We also presented leadership badges to our new Student […]
Congratulations to Sam Hodic who recently represented Australia at the Winter Youth Olympics in Austria. Sam competed in the Ice Hockey Skills Challenge. Sam finished a very respectable 15th in his competition which was an outstanding effort. Also, Congratulations to Year 7 student Matt Foy who was selected to tour England in 2013 with a […]
For the third year in a row Western Port and Mornington Secondary College students from our VET Fashion Studies have participated in the Peninsula Teenage Fashion Expo held at Dromana Secondary College. Again our students talents were rewarded by the judges with a third place award in the Special Occasion Category and three Encouragement Awards, […]