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Year 7 Camp

04 March 2016

The night air was chilly and the sun was setting leaving the fire that sat in the middle of all the excited year sevens to light up the night. All of our amazing camp group leaders got up and led a song or story. All of the year sevens were joining in the best they could, for most of us lost our voice the previous night at the disco. But let's take you back to the start to explain our journey. The bus ride, although long, was surprisingly amusing with many laughs, jokes and fear for our lives g…

Congratulations Mr.Mitri!

04 March 2016

John Erin, Minister Veterans Affairs, visited Lara Secondary College early this week to congratulate our teacher, David Mitri. Mr Mitri is one of three Victorian teacher chaperones selected for this year’s Premiers’s Spirit of Anzac Prize study tour which will visit Gallipoli and the Western Front. This follows his selection on the 2015 Dawn Service Tour. We know that our students and our school will benefit from Mr Mitri’s experiences on this very special tour. Congratulations Mr Mitri!

Year 9 Connections Program 2016

22 February 2016

Over the past week students have moved into the Physical Challenge phase of the Connections Program. This involves TLC groups participating in a series of activities designed to take students outside of their comfort zone and allow them to further develop skills in teamwork, leadership, organisation, persistence and self-management. Our first group to tackle to over night hike was 9B and we are pleased to report that each and every student participated admirably in all aspects of the experience…

Information Evening

17 February 2016

2016 Swimming Sports

15 February 2016

With perfect weather and fabulous house outfits being worn, the swimming sports were hotly contested for most of the day. It was a great opportunity to remind students that participation in house events. Hovell won the overall competition and had competitors in nearly every event. A fabulous effort Hovell!

We had some outstanding participants, who have been celebrated as age group champions. Congratulations to the following students;

13 Year Olds - Amy and Leif

14 Year Olds - Jemma and De…

Lara Secondary College Booklist Requirements 2016

03 December 2015

extended the cost free delivery date from December 9th (as advertised  on hard copy booklists) to Friday December 18th.   

Year 10 WWW Developing Scientific Method Presentations

02 December 2015

Throughout this term, our Year 10WWW students have been working on using scientific method to develop a scientific investigation. The students were required to choose their own topic, develop and implement key research questions, create and carry out practical experiment, analyse and draw conclusions from their research and present finding to their peers in a scientific manner. 

The students chose to investigate a broad range of topics that included aerodynamics, forensic investigation, the i…

Halloween Fundraiser Success

13 November 2015

The Australian Children’s Music Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation that is dedicated to educating, motivating and inspiring disadvantaged children through providing free, long term weekly music programs.

On Friday 30th October Lara Secondary College dressed in their finest Halloween attire to raise money for this organisation. An idea brought about by recent graduate Jacob Hadfield, turned in to a huge success raising $290 for the foundation. With the LSC Intermediate Rock Band provi…

Year 9 Urban Camp

13 November 2015

We have just seen the conclusion of our second and final Year 9 Urban City Camp. Students spent 3 days living in the city, immersing themselves in the city culture. Students were placed into groups based on their interests, which they have been participating in during Connections days.

Students who looked at Art and Fashion were given a tour of Melbourne’s thriving Street Art community as well as participating in their own stencilling workshop. Sport and Recreation focus students had a workou…

Class of 2015 Graduation

05 November 2015

After an intense build up that required a huge amount of organisation and many professional discussions between the Lara Secondary staff and certain members of the local Geelong community, the graduation was sorted!

Tuesday 20th of October, the Year 12 cohort of 2015 strutted their stuff at The Pier on the Waterfront, Geelong. It was a spectacular night where over 600 family members and friends had the opportunity to share in the celebrations of completing six years of secondary education. Ev…