TARA workshop (Teenage Aggression: Responding Assertively)

The T.A.R.A Program – A workshop for parents of adolescents who are behaving with aggression and violence – is a Course that runs over two mornings (attendance required for both sessions) Thursday 12th and 19th March at 9.30am -12.30 Please call intake to secure a place on the number below.

Collingwood Basketball

Collingwood Basketball Club is a community based, not for profit sports club. We offer a variety of basketball opportunities for beginners, experienced and high performance players. Registrations for our Summer domestic teams, for players from under 9 to under 19, are now open, and I am hoping that you can place either the attached notice,…

Footy’s in the air.

The Women’s (AFLW) season has opened with a bang, featuring plenty of young women not long out of school. And where did their journey begin? At clubs such as Fitzroy Junior Football Club. At Fitzroy – the Lions – we cater for girls from Under 8s to Under 18s. February is recruitment time, when our…

Principal’s Report Term 1

Dear families, Welcome to 2020! I hope you had a relaxing and productive break, despite some very difficult and troubling events that have been occurring in the world. The updates on Compass about the coronavirus are sent to us by the Department of Education. I thank you in advance for keeping up with these and…

Heat Health Alerts

Heat health alerts and fire danger warnings How you can prepare and stay safeThis week — between Wednesday 18 December and Friday 20 December 2019 — Victoria will experience hot and dry conditions which will elevate the potential for heat illnesses and fires. With maximum temperatures forecast to reach over 40 degrees in parts of…

Principal’s Report, December 2019

Dear families Timetable Changes I am writing to let you know that we are implementing changes to the school timetable structure commencing in 2020. There are several reasons for the change which are outlined in this message. The key changes are: There will still be four periods per day. Instead of 30 minutes of Advisory…

2020 Student Exchange Opportunities

 Dear Fitzroy High School communityHappy holidays from the WEP Australia team!World Education Program (WEP) is an Australian not-for-profit student exchange organisation. In 2019, we sent over 200 high schoolers on exchange to countries including Austria, China, Denmark, France, Italy, Norway, Spain and our newest destination, South Korea!We also welcomed overseas students to Australian communities from Victoria’s Portland to…

Mobile Phones Policy to be implemented

Dear parents, students and teachers, On October 7, the Minister for Education released a new Students Using Mobile Phones Policy under section 5.2.1(2)(b) of the Education and Training Reform Act 2006, for implementation in all Victorian government schools.  Under this Ministerial Order, all schools are required to adopt a local school policy that implements this…

Italian Update

Ciao a tutti! Early in Term 3, the Fitzroy High School community launched an outstanding Italian week. Students across all year levels participated in a wide range of activities celebrating the Italian language and culture. A special thanks to Make A Scene theatre company for their engaging Commedia Dell’Arte performances, Monticello Pasticceria in Thornbury for…

VCAL – Masina Taule’alo

Masina Taule’alo, one of our graduating Year 12 VCAL students, participated in a second work experience placement at the end of November. Masina, who has passion for digital media design, worked in a small video production team at Healthily, a producer of online health programs. As part of his VCAL Certificate and VCE Media Studies,…