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…

FHS Dyslexia Support Group Meeting

The meetings have always been a useful opportunity to share experiences – what’s working and what resources people might have for others. The next meeting will feature a video titled The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia. Made by James Redford, this wonderful film debunks some common untruths and misunderstandings about dyslexia, and delves into the lives…

Youth Enterprise Hub

I have been involved for the past year in the Youth Enterprise Hub Working Party, which is an initiative of the Inner Northern Local Learning and Employment Network along with three councils and the Bendigo Bank. The Youth Enterprise Hub builds 21st century entrepreneurial capabilities in all young people in the inner north of Melbourne….

School Council President Report – Term 2, 2019

Dear Fitzroy High School Community, After 14 years association with Fitzroy High School, Pauline Rice has relinquished her role as Principal.  I spoke with Pauline last week and passed on all our thanks and best wishes.  As acting Senior Education Improvement Leader, Pauline is looking forward to a continuing role in supporting Fitzroy High School. …

Donations Wanted! Seasonal Recipes and Unwanted Clothes

Students from the Future Makers XL are creating projects that help to facilitate solutions to some of our waste problems. Students are looking at reducing waste by creating a recipe book of seasonal food. If you have any fantastic recipes that feature seasonal produce (any season!) then the Future Makers would be interested in featuring…

Future Makers – Bogong Camp

On the 23rd of April 2019, we set off on the trip to the camp, which was roughly 5 hours away in Bogong Village (north of Mount Beauty). When we arrived, we divided into two smaller groups and went on a tour around the camp. Group 1 met Rich and Cal, who were our group…

Visit from Damon Gameau

On Tuesday 21 May 2019, Damon Gameau, the creator and star of “That Sugar Film”, visited Fitzroy High School to address all Indigo students and students from the Future Makers 9-10 Excel. Damon presented some of his exciting new findings from the past three years while creating his new film. The film, titled 2040, is…

New Film 2040: Special Opening Weekend Offer

Fitzroy High School students will be able to see the new film 2040 free of charge on its opening weekend at Palace Cinemas. The offer applies to all sessions of 2040 on Saturday 25/05/2019 and Sunday 26/05/2019 at the following locations: Palace Balwyn, Brighton Bay, Cinema Como, Kino and Westgarth. To view the full ticket…

Rehearsals Underway for Production “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland”

Rehearsals for this years Production, “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” are successfully underway and students are working vigorously to prepare for the performances which will be held on the 5th – 7th September at the Collingwood College Theatre. Ticket information will be announced soon as well as the display of the show billboard; so please stay…