The College is looking forward to the commencement of the construction process of our new gym in 2022. The design process has been completed and the project is currently being tendered. The new building will include two competition size basketball courts, two classrooms, a weight room a staffroom, change rooms and retractable seating for large assemblies. The new gym will be located between the outside basketball courts and the existing gym and theatre. The first steps will include the construction … Read More
For Term 3 & 4 2021, Frau Ankenbrand’s class has been working on creating new and innovative products as a part of the Unternehmen Deutsch Goethe Institute competition. More than 300 students from 18 schools participated in the popular Australia-wide ideas competition Enterprise German. Three groups from Vermont Secondary College entered the competition and collaborated with their chosen German company in Australia. There were three stages of the competition, Module 1: Getting to know the domestic economy and finding a … Read More
Liz Clark one of our music teachers performing the last post on ANZAC Day at Dawn. Unfortunately, we are unable to hold our Anzac sub-school assemblies this year. We hope your family finds a suitable way to commemorate this special day on Saturday, and suggest you consider taking up one of the many options suggested on social media. The Anzac tradition—the ideals of courage, endurance and mateship that are still relevant today was established on 25 April 1915 when the … Read More
Vermont’s production Dirty Rotten Scoundrels has been nominated for 5 Lyrebird Youth Awards. This involves a number of judges coming to see school shows across the state, and then voting for ‘the best’ of in particular categories. Best Sound Design in a Youth Musical – Mitch Tabe Outstanding Technical Design in a Youth Musical – Vermont Secondary College Outstanding Stage Crew – Vermont Secondary College Best Actor in a Youth Musical – Lachlan Rae Best Actor in a Youth Musical … Read More
Congratulations to the winner of the “Sarah Bussu Award” Tamara Barton with her VCE Studio Artwork “Confronting Perfectionism” which was developed from her folio theme “Perfectionism in the media vs reality”. The artwork “encompasses the idea that the more a person tries to force themselves into fitting the ideals of beauty, it increasingly damages their identity.
Last Wednesday our Symphonic Band travelled into The Hawthorn Town Hall to perform 2 pieces for an audience of other competing schools and adjudicators, as part of the Victorian Festival of Bands. Our students played wonderfully and did the college proud with beautiful and measured renditions of HEAVENS LIGHT by Steven Reineke and Australian composer Brian Hoggs ACCELCIUS. Students were given some wonderful feedback on their music approach to the pieces and were awarded gold for their performance. We’d like … Read More
On the 28th August more than 100 students, staff and friends of the Vermont Secondary College community gathered in the Fallon Centre. This event was the first of its kind and aimed to celebrate outstanding writing amongst our junior students. The evening received great praise and all the students and staff involved deserve a congratulations, for it really was an outstanding event to celebrate literacy. In this newsletter we would like to take note of those students who were awarded … Read More
The construction of our new architecturally designed permanent modular $4.873 million building is now complete and classes will commence today. This dynamic new building is a part of the Government’s $200 million investment in the Victorian School Asbestos Removal Program. A huge thank you to Mike Stevens (Assistant Principal—overseeing buildings and grounds) for seeing this project through to completion, well done! The previous ‘C’ wing contained 8 classrooms whilst this new construction contains 10 classrooms including 2 purpose built junior … Read More