Mid Winter Recital

Hi everyone – looking forward to the Mid Winter Recital tomorrow evening (Wednesday 26 June) at 75 Reid Street, North Fitzroy. Show starts at 7:30pm (all performers to arrive at 7:00pm please). Dress code for performers is “smart performance attire”. For parents/carers wishing to enjoy a cup of mulled wine, please bring a mug. You…

Clothing Donations Wanted

The Future Makers are planning on running a secondhand clothing stall at school. If you have any clothes that you feel are still worthy of wear but perhaps not by you, then please donate them to these fine kids. There is a box at the front office for this collection, so feel free to drop…

Blue EDGE Pilot Program

After much success in Queensland, the Blue EDGE program is being piloted at Fitzroy High School two mornings a week in term two and will continue into term three. Blue EDGE (Educate, Develop, Grow, Empower) is a program of physical training designed to extend a young person’s mind and physical capability. The program also includes…

Year 8 Camp

This term, the Indigo 8 students made the annual trek out to Roses Gap, endured some extreme weather and took part in challenging activities, including rock climbing and abseiling. I’d like to thank the staff and students for a great week away from the city. The following students also received an Indigo Work Hard Be…

MVP Winners from Term 2 Year 8 Sports Day

Term 2 Year 8 MVPs: • Girls’ Badminton: Lillian G. • Boys’ Football: Jules P. • Competitive Netball: Kiki S. • Social Netball: Isabelle M. • Boys’ Netball: Ed B. • Boys’ Soccer: Mungo S. • Girls’ Soccer: Zoja D. The MVP Awards are awarded to the team members who best meet the following criteria:…

Sports Update

Regional Cross Country On the 19th of June, the following students represented Fitzroy High School in Cross Country at a regional level: Jules P, Darcy W, Charlotte G, Remy F, Leo N, Gemma T and Tasman C. Results will be posted in the next newsletter. An acknowledgment to Gracie L who was unable to compete…

Community Compost Hub Launch

On Tuesday June 4, Fitzroy High School hosted a gathering to launch our Community Compost Hub. Councillor Danae Bosler, Yarra City’s Mayor, officially launched the hub, a joint project between Woodside Sustainability Group and the school, with support from Holden Street Neighbourhood House and City of Yarra. The facility will initially compost scraps from our…

Koorie Academy of Excellence Mid-Year Intake (Years 7-10)

The Koorie Academy of Excellence (KAE) is excited to announce that it will be running a mid-year intake for students to join the North-West Metro KAE. Applications will open during the upcoming 2019 Term 2 school holidays for students currently enrolled at a north-west metro government secondary school. Positions will be available across a number…

Premier’s VCE Awards

The Premier’s VCE Awards recognise top performing students for their outstanding academic achievements in their Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE). Last year, 50,981 Victorian students attained their VCE. 290 students across the state received 319 awards in 87 subjects. On Monday June 3, the Premier’s VCE Awards were held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition…

Italian at Fitzroy High School

Ciao! My name is Tallulah and I’m studying Italian in Year 11 this year through the Victorian School of Languages (VSL). This term, Fitzroy High School has welcomed Chiara, an Italian Language Assistant from Siena. She has been a magnificent help for both me and other students across Years 7 to 9. Chiara has been…