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Flash Back Friday – Presentation Balls

Our Year 11 Debutantes and partners were resplendent on Tuesday and Thursday’s Presentation Balls. Despite some shaky rehearsals, they danced beautifully to proud parents, families, staff and friends. Our thanks to the Rotary Club of Berwick for providing such a wonderful opportunity. The earliest photos we have of this lovely tradition are from 1986. Countless Debutantes and …

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Berwick College Council Presidents- 40th Anniversary

Mr Ron Wheeldon, founding Council President together with Dr Bruce Coller (founding Secretary), Graeme Sweeney, Marshall Baillieu and Ian Chisholm lobbied the State government as the Berwick Secondary School Promotion Committee before our School Council was formed to ensure Berwick residents were accorded their right to local secondary education. Archives reveal numerous letters to the …

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Flash Back Friday – Our Principals

Over the course of 40 years, Berwick College has had 12 exceptional principals who have made a significant difference to generations of students and staff. They have contributed to Victorian education, are passionate advocates of learning, young people and quality teaching. Their work and dedication comes with a personal sacrifice of family time and work/life …

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State Finalists – 2016 Victorian Education Excellence Awards

The prestigious 2016 Victorian Education Excellence Awards celebrate the life changing work of education professionals in government schools. The College was honoured to be nominated as finalists in two categories, judged by a panel of 20 world renowned educational leaders. Team Award Finalist – Outstanding Koorie Education Award Koorie Education Program: Our Koorie Education program …

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Dance Academy is going to the Nationals!

The Dance Star State Championships were held at Yarra Valley yesterday evening. The following groups are off to NATIONALS in QLD!! Year 7 Contemporary – 1st Place Year 8 Contemporary – 3rd Place Year 9 Jazz – 2nd Place Year 7 Jazz group also received 3rd place in their section. Congratulations to our staff and students …

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Reconciliation Activities in the News

Last week our students participated in a number of activities to celebrate National Reconciliation Week including rock and stick art, dot paintings, indigenous cooking and planting and the development of a large mural that will be permanently displayed in the College. There was a screening of ‘Rabbit Proof Fence’ in the Library Theatre at lunchtimes …

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