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CLB 3X3 Basketball

February 28, 2019
There was some good reports from the 3 x 3 Basketball last week. All that went had a great time. Thanks to Sophie Jurecky for supervising the students on the day.   Read More

Bunsen Burner Licences

February 28, 2019
The Year 7B class received their Bunsen Burner Licenses in Science recently. Students were able to demonstrate their knowledge of science safety and process to gain their licenses. Well done class!   Read More


February 28, 2019
Year 7B STEM have been working on a Spaghetti and Marshmallow tower, as part of a unit looking at how we ‘Think like Engineers’. We are also building our Collaboration, Communication, Creative Thinking and Problem Solving skills. This task involved 30 raw spaghetti and 20 mini marshmallows; in the space of 30 minutes we designed and built... Read More

Highlander Cows Arrive

February 28, 2019
On Sunday, we picked up the newest arrivals to our farming community, two recently weaned Highlander cows. Currently known as “Bernard” (the red Highlander) and “Hamish” (the golden Highlander), these two steers will be handled by students to be shown at community events as the public face of Agriculture at Good Shepherd. We look forward... Read More

Ag News

February 27, 2019
Ag Club is in full swing at the Senior Campus. Ag club members welcomed three Australorps (two hens and a rooster) suitable for showing last Thursday. They are gorgeous! We are very grateful to Thomas Mewburn for his generous donation. Year 8 Ag The year 8 Agriculture class has been investigating Grains, Grasses and Cropping. They... Read More


February 27, 2019
Last Friday our newly elected Student Representative Council received their badges during assembly after Chapel. These students have been selected by their peers to represent them at meetings, assist with organising and running fundraising activities and help with ideas to make our school a better place. Our SRC students for this year are: Prep– Elkie Gollasch,... Read More

New Tractor

February 27, 2019
This weekend, after a long period of saving and searching, the college purchased a new John Deere tractor for the farm operations. This state of the art machine will replace our ageing Ford tractor which has served the college for many years. We are very thankful for the work of our farming volunteers, the Shepherd’s... Read More

Lutheran Synod in Hamilton

February 26, 2019
Every two years, the Lutheran Church of Australia – Victorian District, gets together as an assembly for convention or synod (a Greek word meaning “meeting”). As a school of the district, I represented Good Shepherd College over the three days of discussion, resolutions and reports. We also had a wonderful group of Good Shepherd parents assisting... Read More

Welcome BBQ!

February 14, 2019
Last Friday night was an amazing community event, with well over 100 people attending our Welcome BBQ at the junior campus. It was encouraging to see so many new faces and as well as our regular members interacting throughout the evening. A special thank you to the families who provided salads; to Lester Wedding, Matthew... Read More

GSC Swimming Carnival

February 14, 2019
Last Monday students from Year  5-12 participated in the annual swimming carnival in same way shape or form. Students have been putting a lot of work into their swimming training session at the senior campus. There will be some very competitive times across all age groups this year in sport in general. There were some great... Read More