2015 Swimming Carnival Champions

2015 Swimming Champions

2015 Swimming Champions

Wedderburn College has another round of champions after Friday’s Swimming Carnival.

Front row L-R: Sam Lockhart, Mikala Mcneill, Nathan Crowe, Tess Jackson, Aliza Lockhart, Neve Nisbit, Finn Turnbull
Middle Row: L-R: Rochelle Vella, Laura Van De Wetering, Josh Turnbull, Laura Witham, Monique Vella, Oscar Van Veen, Jordan Woodfield.
Back Row: L-R Carly Isaac, Tim Isaac, Rhordan Holt.

8 in a row for the mighty Ansett at the Wedderburn College House Sports

On Friday, 6th of February Wedderburn College sports house ‘Ansett’ yet again proved too hard to beat, after winning this year’s House Swimming Carnival. After winning the aggregate shield competition for the last 6 years, Ansett finished on 673 points whilst Jacka finished on 419 points. The house shield was gladly accepted by House Captains Thomas Jackson and Emma Lockhart.

Participation was high with many students competing in more than one event for the day.

The following students were the age group champions for 2015:

Age Group Boys House Girls House
Golden Goggles 3/4 Nathan Crowe -Williams Ansett Neve Nisbet Ansett
Golden Goggles 5/6 Finn Turnbull Ansett Aliza Lockhart Ansett
11 years Zac Slide Jacka Aliza Lockhart Ansett
12 years Finn Turnbull Ansett Mikala McNiell Ansett
13 years Oscar Van Veen Jacka Tess Jackson Ansett
14 years Sam Lockhart Ansett Rochelle Vella Ansett
15 years Jordan Woodfield Ansett Carly Isaac Jacka
16 years Rhordan Holt Ansett Laura Van De Wetering Jacka
17 years Tim Isaac Jacka Monique Vella Ansett
Open Josh Turnbull Jacka Laura Witham Jacka

 

Meet Wedderburn College’s Preps!

 

 

Wedderburn College today welcomed 7 new excited prep students to the school. Their day started off with a morning tea and introduction with their parents, before engaging in learning activities with their teacher Tanya Chalmers. All prep students displayed great enthusiasm and enjoyed their first day of school making new friends.

Preps 2015

Photo L-R: Olivia Hogan, Jacob Ward, Eleanor Dooley, Kiara Gough, Tanya Chalmers (Teacher), Olivia Walker, Aiden Wingfield, Emily Caruana.

Ansett and Jacka House Captains Announced

Wedderburn College is proud to announce their Ansett and Jacka House captains for 2015. We know they will all represent their house and school in the tradition of our college values.

Ansett House Captains

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Tahlia Casey-White (Vice), Thomas Jackson (Captain), Emma Lockhart (Captain), Mckenzie Smith (Vice) (L to R)

Jacka House Captains

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Louis Holt (Captain), Jo Isaac (Captain), Laura Witham (Vice), Josh Turnbull (Vice) (L to R)

Swimming Carnival

Ansett vs Jacka face off in the annual swimming carnival on the 6th Feb. Can Jacka finally knock off Ansett and steal a rare win?

Everyone is invited to attend and cheer the students along. There is a free BBQ for students, parents and friends that will commence around 5:30pm.

Wedderburn College Return to School Program

Welcome to Wedderburn College for the 2015 school year! 

This is a reminder to parents/carers regarding the back to school arrangements for students attending Wedderburn College in 2015.

Prep
Our 2015 Prep students commence with their school entry testing on Friday January 30th and have their first day of classes on Monday February 2nd. Parents of our new Prep parents are invited to enjoy a cuppa and a biscuit in the staff room after you have said goodbye to your student in their classroom at 9.000AM.

Thur 29th Jan: No school
Fri 30th Jan: Prep entry testing
2nd Feb: First day of classes

Year 1 to Year 10
All students from Year 1 through to Year 10 have scheduled learning Conversations with either their class teacher or their Advocacy teacher on Thursday January 29th. Advice about the times of the Learning Conversations were included with students reports at the end of 2014 and also via a  phone call from the  Advocacy teachers. Students in Years 1-10 attend school on Thursday January 29th with their parent/carer for the Learning Conversation only.

Thur 29th Jan: Learning Conversations as scheduled
Fri 30th Jan: First day of classes
2nd Feb: Normal classes

VCE and VCAL Students
All VCE or VCAL students are required at Wedderburn College on Thursday January 29th commencing at 9.00AM and concluding at 3.30PM. These students will be undertaking an important orientation to VCE/VCAL program throughout the day. School buses will operate as normal  for students in Years 11 and 12.

Thur 29th Jan: Orientation to VCAL/VCE
Fri 30th Jan: First day of classes
2nd Feb: Normal classes

Book Collection
For your convenience we have arranged Book Collection day to coincide with the Learning Conversations. Wattle Office Supplies from Maryborough will have your student’s booklist prepared and ready for payment and collection on Thursday January 29th from 11.00AM – 6.00PM in the College Library.