Book Week

The theme for book week this year is 'Escape to Everywhere' To celebrate, library passports with a series of book related activities have been developed for the Year 7 and 8 students. A Book Week parade was held today with many of our students dressing up as their favorite Book character. First place in the parade was Gena McLeod ''Queen of Hearts', 2nd place was Teagan Fiscallini 'Wonder Woman' and 3rd place went to Tahlia Sell 'Dorothy'.

Hunting & Fishing Club

- Gun Handling and Firearm Safety Course, Friday the 18th of August Weather conditions on the day were miserable. The temperature was 8 degrees, minus the wind chill factor, caused by a 15knot breeze and heavy showers falling intermittently throughout the day. There was some talk earlier in the week about whether we should cancel the excursion because of the expected weather conditions. Staff and students discussed this issue for a short period and decided unanimously that this was good training for action in the field as students would need to consider adjusting their preparation and function for different conditions. Given the correct information and support, dealing with the inclement wea

Senior Ball

Last Friday night the Senior Ball was held at COPACC. This was an exceptionally enjoyable night and all the staff and students involved had a great night. I would like to congratulate all the students involved for the way they conducted themselves during the evening. I would like to acknowledge John Ingram and Jade Elborough for organising the evening and the staff and parents who assisted on the night. King & Queen for the evening were Bem MacFarlane & Lauren Mayer, Prince & Princess were Kira Armstrong & Keely Holt.

Western Region Badminton

On Wednesday, July 19th, CSC’s Yr 7 and Yr 8 boys’ badminton teams travelled to Ballarat for the Greater Western Region Badminton Championships. Our Yr 7 team consisted of Hunter Togni, Austin Arnold, Jayden Bell and Brodie Kilfoyle and our Yr 8 team consisted of Sohail Ali, Kai Broomfield, Liam Cunnington, Angus Zdrojewski and Liam Vesey. The tournament was conducted in a round robin format with the Yr 7s playing 4 rounds against Yuille, Beaufort, Horsham and Mt Clear Secondary Colleges and the Yr 8s playing only two games against Ballarat High School and Horsham Secondary College. The Yr 7 team performed exceptionally well, winning all four of their matches to take out the Year 7 Western R

Colac Secondary College Fishing Club

At the end of last term 23 students from our Fishing Club had an early start to their school day. The students left at 7.00am and were off to Warrnambool to try their luck at catching fish in the Hopkins River, as part of their extra-curricular education here at Colac Secondary College. The students have been attending regular meetings all year and together with staff have discussed and organised the excursion. Information about the types of fish, relevant bait, correct tackle and fishing rigs were the main topics mentioned during the meetings. Students also looked at: Catch and Release fishing, Pack Out everything you Pack In (Leave no footprint Excursions) and keep only correct size fish.

Malaysia Learning Experience

On Tuesday July 11th, twelve students and two staff members including me, departed Colac Secondary College for a 10 day learning tour to Malaysia. The first component of the tour was a 5 day home stay and school visit to our sister school, SABS. Our students were spread across 12 different families and immersed themselves in the Malaysian culture. The school day started at 7.30 in the morning and often would conclude at 5pm at night. During the day, our students would attend classes, undertake cultural lessons, language classes and participate in a wide variety of different activities. At night students would go home to their family. This life was very different to life in Colac due to food

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