VICTORIAN FESTIVAL OF BANDS

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

NIGHT OF READINGS

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

New Build Complete

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

WELL DONE PREET PATEL

The International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) is the largest, oldest and most prestigious scientific Olympiad for high school students and this year Vermont Secondary College had our very own Preet Patel competing. The history of IMO dates back to 1959, when the first edition was held in Romania with seven countries participating: Romania, Hungary, Bulgaria, Poland, Czechoslovakia, East Germany, and USSR. Since then, the event has been held every year (except 1980) in a different country. Currently, more than 100 countries … Read More

PREMIER’S VCE AWARDS – CONGRATULATIONS TO VSC STUDENTS

On Tuesday, 3/6/19, I, along with staff, was fortunate enough to attend the Premier’s VCE Awards to witness three of our students gain recognition in this awards ceremony.The Premier’s VCE Awards recognise top performing students for their outstanding academic achievements in the Victorian Certificate of Education.  In our 2018 VCE results five students achieved a perfect study score of 50 and on Tuesday three of these students, Adorel Ng, Brandon Yeo and Mindy Tay, were recognised by receiving the Premier’s … Read More

NEW BUILD – UPDATE

This week saw significant progress in the construction of our new permanent modular $4.873 million building. The Permanent Modular School Buildings Program is integral to the next stage of the largest ever removal of asbestos from Victorian schools. This is a part of the Government’s $200 million investment in the Victorian School Asbestos Removal Program. The section of our college to be replaced through the Permanent Modular School Buildings Program is known as the ‘C block’ and this is the … Read More

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