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Caring for our Catchment

November 24, 2016
Four of our students were recently very successful in the Caring for our Catchment Competition, coordinated in the Glenelg Hopkins Catchment by Conservation Volunteers. To continue reading, please visit our newsletter web page, Issue 37.   Read More

GSC House Cricket Competition

November 24, 2016
After the Valedictory dinner on Friday students from Grade 2 – Year 11 played in a T20 cricket competition. We had 12 teams competing in the boys and girl’s divisions across 6 ovals at the Junior Campus. To read more, visit the newsletter page on our website, Issue 37.   Read More

HPV – Maryborough

November 24, 2016
From last Thursday to Sunday afternoon, 8 of our students from the college participated in the 24-hour endurance event at Maryborough, which also included a 20-minute presentation in front of judges on what they know and understand about their human-powered vehicle. To read more please visit the newsletter page in the website, Issue 37.   Read More

Valedictory Service

November 24, 2016
It was an honour last week to celebrate with the Graduating Class of 2016 and their families the last official day as students of Good Shepherd College. From the 7.30am farewell breakfast with staff at Tosca Browns to the Valedictory Dinner at the Blue Malt with family, staff and members of College Council, the day was... Read More

Yr 9 Melbourne Experience

November 21, 2016
On the morning of Monday 7th November at 6.00am we left school for our trip to Melbourne, we were all very excited so even though it was early we did not sleep on the bus. We stopped in Ballarat for breakfast at McDonalds. We arrived in Melbourne at our accommodation around 10.00am, unloading the bus and... Read More

Yr 10 Hike through the Grampians

November 21, 2016
Recently our Year 10 class went to the Grampians for a 5-day hike. In total we walked 62.9km. We left school on Monday and arrived at Jimmy’s creek. We packed up all our stuff into our packs and drove to the start of the Mount William walking track at Sheep Hills car park. Some of... Read More

Junior Book Fair

November 17, 2016
Next week the college will be hosting a Scholastic Book Fair. It will run from Monday 21st to Friday 25th November at the Junior Campus. See this weeks newsletter for further information.   Read More

Cultural Exchange Visit – Host Families Wanted!

November 17, 2016
Thank you to the large number of families who have already committed to hosting a Japanese exchange students next year from Shibuya Junior High School. We really appreciate it. We are still looking for a few more host families, so if you’re interested, please contact the senior campus. See newsletter for further information. Read More

Care for our Catchment presentation

November 14, 2016
Four of our students made the top 10 entries into the Glenelg – Hopkins Catchment “Care for our Catchment” competition with 7 other school. Grace Elsom presented on saving Brolgas in the catchment, while Jarred Kershaw, Reuben Mirtschin and Jesse Grey suggested the installation of a rain garden at the college. Our Year 7/8 students... Read More

Mr. Dan Tehan presents Canberra Certificates

November 14, 2016
This morning we were fortunate enough to have Mr. Dan Tehan visit at the Junior Campus and present our Year 5/6 students with their certificates for visiting Parliament House while on their Canberra Camp earlier this term. Mr. Tehan also had a few questions for the students to find out what they thought of Parliament... Read More