Local author Helen Brown (Helen Brown Author) recently visited Prep to Year 6 with her new book “Cleo and Rob”. The book, based on her New York Bestseller “Cleo”, is a story of hope and recovery after a family tragedy through the gift of a family cat.
Newhaven College celebrated 40 years of excellence in education in style at our glamorous 40th Anniversary Ball held at the RACV Inverloch Resort.
Our Youth Parliament team of Sarah Larkin, Matisse Cousins, Angelina Christos, Caitlin and Simone Hunt and Angus Smith attended a special meeting of the Bass Coast Council to report on their parliament experience.
Our Year 8 students were excited to participate in workshops with Kate Mildenhall, the author of ‘Skylarking’, the text they have been studying as part of a comparative text unit in English classes.
For four consecutive Monday mornings in Term 3, a different Year 9 home group excitedly assembles on the front steps of the Year 9 Learning Centre, giggling nervously and dressed for adventure at Wollangarra outdoor Education Centre.
We recently welcomed students from St Paul’s Anglican Grammar School, Gippsland Grammar and Beaconhills College Berwick Campus to Newhaven College for the first official SEISA Philosothon.
Our young Equestrian Team riders from Junior, Middle and Senior School, along with some alumni, recently travelled to Tooradin Estate for a challenging day training in dressage and cross country.
Year 11 student Shae White was chosen to join the Young Endeavour on a journey of a life time. From this opportunity came others such as speaking at Rotary and then last week being a guest speaker at the fundraiser luncheon for Alma Doepel.
The Annual Junior Gippstar Award winner was Year 10 student Sage Goldsbury, who was selected for her achievments in her sport of Surfing, which included competing in the USA.
Our annual Music Camp took place over four days with over 200 students taking part in four tiers of music making led by College music staff as well as 13 visiting professional clinicians.
Our Year 9 students recently played host to two calves for three weeks as part of the ‘Cows Create Careers’ program. ‘Caramel’ and ‘Curly Wurly’ certainly enjoyed the attention they received during their stay at ‘Moohaven’.
The new crossing is now complete and, thanks to our crossing supervisors, students who walk or ride to school now have a safe place to cross busy Phillip Island Road.