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
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
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
It is always with some trepidation that I respond when a student tells me that they will indulge in a ‘gap-year’ after Year 12. I have visions of students lolling on couches, playing video-games and generally failing to contribute to their personal growth or their community. Thus, when one of my students, whom I have had the pleasure of teaching in both History Revolutions and Australian Politics via Distance Education, told me that she was taking a ‘gap-year’ I was … Read More
Congratulations to our very own Mikala Cann being drafted to the Collingwood Football Club with pick 13 in the 2018 AFLW Draft Mikala is a very competitive midfielder who wins her own ball and plays with zest and passion. Her elite running allows her to create numbers around the contest and transition both ways. Mikala also impressed for Vic Metro at this year’s Under-18 carnival, was an All Australian member and won a premiership with the Box Hill Hawks (Hawthorn) … Read More
Congratulations go to all of the cast, staff, backstage crew, musicians and parents, on an outstanding production. The production team was expertly led by Lauren Seymour with fantastic support from many staff. Thank you to all staff who devoted so much time, effort and energy towards the success of the performances.
In a fantastic development for Vermont Secondary College The Hon James Merlino MP, Deputy Premier, Minister for Education and Minister for Emergency Services announced a $4,873,000 upgrade for VSC via a media release on Thursday 10 May 2018. To view the full media release please click this link: https://www.premier.vic.gov.au/new-buildings-for-21-schools/ The Department of Education and Training (DET) also have a web site re: the project for Vermont Secondary College. Go to: http://www.schoolbuildings.vic.gov.au/schools/Pages/VermontSecondaryCollege.aspx The section of our college to be replaced through the … Read More