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From Tuesday August 15 until Wednesday August 23 we will have a visiting teacher from the Philippines. They will be teaching here and will live in the Cobden community. We are in need of a host family for this teacher during this time.
The host family does not have to have a child at the school so if you know of anyone in the community who can help please let them know about this opportunity. Please contact the indonesian teacher Liz Formby at school on 03 5595 1202.
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Education Week was 21 to 27 May this year. The theme is Healthy mind, healthy body. To celebrate Education week, and to highlight some of the opportunities students are exposed to at Cobden Technical School, a number of lunchtime activities have been organised by the SRC.
Monday saw most of the school involved in a game of killer ball, whilst others were offered the opportunity to take a walk around the block. Tuesday we had a fruit eating competition; the quickest to eat a banana was Natalie Meade, the quickest to eat a lemon was also Natalie Meade, whilst the quickest to eat an apple without using hands was Harley Reynolds. Wednesday students could take part in a mindfulness session, an aerobics session, chess club a Kahootz challenge.
Thursday the school again hosted a mindfulness session, as well as a yoga session and a trivia quiz. On Friday there was a game of teams chess, a general assembly celebrating education week and the counting of the votes in our inaugural student "best and fairest" (yet to be officially named). This competition devised by the student leadership, asks teachers to vote 3,2 and 1 for the beat students in their class based on effort, attitude and performance. Votes gained by students go towards the House competition.
A busy week, thanks to the SRC and student leadership for their organisation and support and thanks to all students who got involved.
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Big congratulations to our Lawn Bowls Team(s), and Mr. Michael Nixon on their recent win at the Greater Western Region Finals at Ararat. There were ten teams, which competed on the day. The teams were divided into three sections, and our Teams both won their respective pools.
Both teams then also won their semi-finals. Team A defeated Ballarat 6 – 5 in a very close semi-final, and Team B defeated Colac Secondary School 15 – 0. Both teams then qualified for the grand final and ended up competing against each other in the Grand final with Team A coming out on top with a good win 15-3.
Also a big thank you to Mrs. Veronica Ball for assisting on the day and Mr. Nixon’s brilliant team Manager/Coaching role. The School has now qualified for the School Sport Victoria State Final to be played at Darebin Bowling Club on Wednesday May 3rd .
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On Thursday 23 February fourteen of our student leaders attended the GRIP Student Leadership Conference in Melbourne. The students joined about 2000 other students at the Melbourne Convention centre for the conference. The theme of this year?s conference was RESPONSIBILITY.…
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Year 12 VCAL helps Warrnambool and District Food Share
What does Warrnambool and District Food Share do? Volunteers collect food donations from local supermarkets and other food shops. The food they collect is healthy and nutritious and is…
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Year 11- Term 3 2017. Now is the time to start planning for your work experience. It is a fantastic opportunity for your career development. The Careers Drop-In Centre is there to support your work experience.…