News from Frankston High School

03 June 2019
Issue Five
From the Principal
Senior School News
Important Dates and Notices
Around Our School
Out and About
Careers At Frankston High School
ECO Team News
Capital Works Update
Our Sponsors
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From the Principal

Dear Parents, Staff, Students and Friends

This term is flying by with many highlights, providing plenty of reasons to celebrate all that is great about Frankston High School.  Students have been engaged in a variety of learning activities in and beyond the classroom which certainly have catered for the diversity of student interests at our school.

Working Bee Keeps Grounds Looking Great

In cold, windy but dry conditions, a significant amount of weeding and mulching was completed around the Synthetic Playing Field on the 7-10 Campus, along with maintenance of the Japanese Garden in the Senior Campus.  Many thanks to Mr Glenn Davey and Mrs Anne Thomson who did a fantastic job organising a very successful working bee.  Thanks to parents, students and staff for their enthusiasm and energy.  

The next Working Bee will be held on Sunday 20 October.

Yet Again Frankston High School District Swimming Champions!

One of the strongest Frankston High School Swimming teams ever blitzed the competition to allow our great school to become yet again District Swimming Champions.  This improvement in our swimming team is a result of the dedication and enthusiasm of our swim coaches, Semper Squad Leaders Mrs Carly MacDonald and Ms Kate Burgess.

Congratulations Helena!

 

Congratulations to Helena Herman (Year 10) who won gold and became State Champion in the 50m Butterfly and fourth in the 100m butterfly at the recent School State Swimming Championships. 

Congratulations Declyn!

Declyn Tanner (Year 7) came 1st in the 12 years 800m at the TeamVic trials at Lakeside.  Well Done!

 

Frankston Anzac Dawn Service

I was very proud of our Frankston High School students. Thanks to Tavishek Sharma (Year 11) and Matilda Buralli (Year 11) for their special input into production and editing the film of our students reading biopics of former Frankston Anzacs.  This played before the Frankston Anzac Dawn Service.  It was appreciated by all those at the service.  Thanks also to Ms Georgina Long

 

Lest we Forget.

(Check from the 11 minute mark to see our students.)

https://www.facebook.com/FrankstonRSL/videos/2263341937237933/
 

Sports Coordinators Have Athletes Achieving Nationally

It was terrific to have an incredible 10 students qualifying for and representing Frankston High School at the Australian Track and Field Championships in Sydney recently.   These students were placed from second in Australia to 14th in a huge range of events including, hurdles, relays, triple jump, long jump, 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 3000m, 2000m steeple.  Also, Frankston High School had over 100 students participate in Cross Country winning every age division.  This is a phenomenal result! Each team has now qualified for SMR.  Many thanks to the ongoing coaching provided and support by Mrs Chloe Stevens, Mrs Carly MacDonald, Mr Steven Bonfadini, Mr Mal Burt, Ms Debra Anderson, Mrs Steph Heyes and Mrs Kylie Grech.

High Tea

Thanks to all parents and staff who supported the High Tea with their attendance.  Special thanks to Ms Michelle Beirouti who gave a great talk of her Oxfam experience and a very special thanks to Mr Russell Poole and Mrs Trudy Poole who hosted the event and to their many helpers. 

Debutante Ball

Our recent Debutante Ball was a great celebration for our Year 11 students and their families.  Our young men and women were resplendent in their formal attire.  They had a wonderful evening and I am confident they will continue to be model citizens of our great city and the global community, making us all very proud.

Photo Gallery:  https://tinyurl.com/fhsdeb19

Tertiary Expo: Supports Students And Their Families To Consider Future Learning Pathways

Accolades to Ms Sharon Bourne for organising a highly successful Tertiary Expo afternoon/evening.  A huge range of tertiary providers were in attendance and families were consistent in their positive feedback in relation to this event.

Careers Advisory Service Interviews

Year 9 students are involved in interviews to assist them in selecting future careers.  Thank you to Ms Sharon Bourne and Ms Kylie Williams for facilitating this. 

Aerobics Success

We had 27 students from our aerobics team compete in the Victorian Super Series Competition.  Frankston High School had three 1st place wins, four 2nd place wins, and one third place win.  Special thanks to Aerobics Coordinators Ms Lucy Foskett and Ms Gen Donovan. Good luck for the State competition on 15 June.

HPV Teams race at Kilsyth

A huge thank you to Ms Libby Nicol, Mr Mick Andrews and Ms Emma Manks for training our teams and preparing our vehicles for the Kilsyth HPV Grandprix.  We had 11 students in two vehicles competing in this race.  Rohan Porter (Year 9) got the fastest time of the day which was a 01:44.75, this was a fantastic effort! We are indebted to these staff for providing our students with this great learning experience, where they learnt the importance of teamwork in very challenging circumstances.

Senior Concert Band:  A Highlight At Cranbourne Lions Band Festival

Our Senior Concert Band was a highlight of a day of performances yesterday at the Cranbourne Bands Music Festival.  Thanks to Mr Peter Sharp, who gave up most of Sunday to support our students in having such a terrific learning opportunity.  I was very proud of these enormously talented students.

School Production "Legally Blonde"

Full houses at all evening performances and the largest audience ever for a matinee, were provided with incredible highly talented performances of our 2019 musical production ‘Legally Blonde’.  This production was certainly a tribute to the many staff and students who devoted countless hours in rehearsals honing their talents to an exceptional level.  It has been great to see the happiness this event has brought to so many students.  Involvement in the production certainly engenders a positive sense of belonging to our great school.  It is a fantastic cross age learning experience where the older students care for their younger peers.  The theme of the production was about the importance of following your dreams.  Thanks to parents, friends and staff for your enthusiastic support of this production because you have helped our students live their dreams. Younger cast members are encouraged to keep on singing, dancing and acting because next year you will have the opportunity of performing in our brand new theatre.  Thanks to the Production Team who devoted countless hours after school, on weekends and during school holidays to support our students.    

 

Directors: Alarna Summers, Briellen Gibson

Producer: Travis de Valle

Musical Directors: Sally Bredin and Peta Laughlin

Choreographers: Ebonie Burns and Taylor Burchett

Assistant Vocal Coach: Jack Green

Costume Creation: Lee-Anne Waters

Set Design: Emily Vogt

Lighting: Holly Crawford

Flute in band: Kim Starr

Set Construction: Dale Woolnough, Adam Carson, Matt Turner, Andy Blackall, Shannon Lee and Hands On Learning Team

Staff Assistants Selling Programmes: Joanna Beck, Amy Burridge, Deborah Dalton, Alicia Dell, Jon Christie, Lucy Foskett, Rosemary Lardner, Georgina Long, Jen Martyn, Lorelle Molloy, Geoff O’Neill, Russell Quill, Chris Sutcliffe, Patsy Toland and Katie Watson

Mid Year Exams

Now is a time when midyear exams will soon begin.  VCE students should not only be completing all set work but need to constantly put time aside to revise their understandings and practice exam questions.  Students are reminded to seek extra help from their teachers to further support their learning.  I hope this edition of the newsletter finds everyone well and enjoying life apart from the colds everyone seems to be catching.

 

Mrs Cathy Hogg

Acting Principal

Senior School News

Congratulations To High Achieving Student – Joanna Angeletos

Three teams of Frankston High School students represented the school at Rotary’s Model United Nations Assembly (MUNA) competition at Phillip Island recently.   Joanna Angeletos of Year 11 worked with a student from EMC, and the girls won the competition and will representing Victoria at the national MUNA competition in Canberra in August.  This is a wonderful achievement.

The other students who were involved in the program were: Jerome Hughes, Liam Hughes, Michaela Goggin and Emma Lewis.  Mia Davis and Emi Fennesy had also completed all the preparation to attend the program but the girls were unable to attend the event.

Tertiary Expo - A Huge Success

Congratulations and a huge thank you to our Careers Practitioner, Mrs Sharon Bourne, for organising a very successful Tertiary Expo on Wednesday 8 May.  Mrs Bourne successfully secured an array of tertiary institutions to attend including:  University of Melbourne, Monash University, Australian Catholic University, RMIT University, Chisholm Institute, Deakin University, JMC Academy, La Trobe University, Swinburne University and Victoria University.   This important event enabled students and families to meet with representatives from the institutions and gain valuable information on tertiary courses and pathways post Year 12.  The positive feedback received from students and parents highlights the success of this afternoon.

Debutante Ball

Congratulations to all who attended the Debutante Ball on Friday 10 May.  Paul Edbrooke MP, Member for Frankston received our Debutantes on the night and complimented our students on their beautiful presentation and behaviour.

Our students were a credit to the school and their behaviour was exemplary.  It was wonderful to see so many parents, sisters, brothers, grandparents and friends dancing the night away with our Year 11 students.

Congratulations and thank you to Ms Mindy Fischer for the organisation of the Debutante Ball.  Thank you also to the staff who supervised dance practice and assisted on the day/night for their contribution to the ball’s success.  A special thank you to Mrs Ellen D’Ambra and Mr Paul Don who introduced the students on the night.

I would like to thank the management and staff of the Brighton International for providing such a wonderful venue for our Debutante Ball.   For many of our students, the Debutante Ball is one of the highlights of their time at Frankston High School. 

Photo Gallery:  https://tinyurl.com/fhsdeb19

Mid Year Examinations

A reminder to students and parents that the end of semester is Friday 7 June.  All Year 11 and Year 12 studies will have an end of semester examination.  Timetables will be distributed shortly. 

 

Year 11 examination period

11 June to 21 June

 

 Year 12 examination period

11 June to 21 June

( Year 12 exams will be held outside of classtime)

 

Students must have a study/revision timetable in place and consistently review their class notes in preparation for these examinations.  Any students who would like assistance with study skills are most welcome to contact one of the Year Level Coordinators, Ms Kirsten Bakker, or myself for assistance. 

 

All students who are studying a Unit 3 and 4 (Year 12) subject are required to sit the General Achievement Test (GAT) on Wednesday 12 June.  There will be no timetabled Year 11 and Year 12 classes on this day.

I wish students all the best with their examinations.

End Of Semester Arrangements

Year 12 Students:

Friday 7 June

The last day for students to submit work for Unit 3

 

Tuesday 11 June – Friday 21 June

Year 12 exams (outside of classtime)

 

Tuesday 11 June – Monday 17 June

No Year 12 Classes

 

Wednesday 12 June

General Achievement Test (GAT)

There will be no formal Year 12 classes on this day

 

Thursday 13 June

Report Writing Day

 

Tuesday 18 June

Classes Resume 

Year 12 exams will be held after school on

Tuesday 18 June – Friday 21 June

 

Tuesday 18 June

Unit 4 Commences

 

Year 11 Students:

Friday 7 June

The last day for students to submit work for Unit 1

 

Tuesday 11 June – Friday 21 June

Year 11 examination period

(There will be no Year 11 classes during

this period)

 

Wednesday 12 June

General Achievement Test (GAT)

All students undertaking a Unit 3 and 4 study (Year 12 study) are required to sit this test.  There are no formal Year 11 classes on this day.

 

Monday 24 June

Unit 2 Commences

Attendance Policy

I would like to remind parents and students of the attendance policy in the senior school.  Seven unexcused absences in a study and/or fifteen absences in a study results in an N result for that study.  Students must ensure all absences are annotated by the coordinators or office staff on the absence card in their diary.  Students must also ensure this is shown to all of their classroom teachers.  In order for the absence to be excused, parents/guardians must provide a note with a specific reason for the absence:  illness, funeral etc.

 

Ms Helen Wilson

Senior School Principal

Important Dates and Notices

Important Dates

 

Finance Office Hours

Monday - Tuesday - Thursday - Friday

8.00am - 4.00pm

 

Wednesday

8.00am - 11.00am

11.00am - 1.00pm (CLOSED)

1.00pm - 4.00pm

Uniform Shop Hours

CONTACT

Sarah Smith & Sara Dawson

Telephone 9784 9080

 

NORMAL TRADING HOURS

Thursday

12.30pm - 1.30pm

3.00pm - 4.00pm

7.30pm to 8.30pm

Saturday

10.00am - 12.00noon

 

The Uniform Shop will be closed   

SATURDAY 8 JUNE

(QUEEN'S BIRTHDAY WEEKEND) 

GIRLS UNIFORM

Either Summer or Winter uniform (but not a combination) can be worn during Term 2

 until Queen's Birthday.

Winter uniform must be worn from thereafter until the end of Term 3.

COMPASS APP

You can download the Compass App for easier access to Compass Notices and Information.

Please Note: For security reasons your COMPASS Log In Password will need to be reset once every 12 months.

 

 

 

 

Dental Van

The Mobile School Dentist will be at Frankston High School from the 26 August to 6 September 2019.  They are offering a FREE dental CHECK UP for all students  up to 17 years. 
Your student will bring a Dental Consent Form home in the next couple of days for a free dental check up or you may download the one attached. Please complete the form and return to First Aid on 7-10 Campus if you wish to participate in this program.

 

Woolworths Earn & Earn
1 May - 25 June

For any parents who shop at Woolworths, please collect those stickers and drop them in to one of our collection boxes, which are located in the reception foyer of both the 7-10 and Senior Campuses and also the Woolworths stores at Baxter and in Bayside. 


NO PARKING
Kingswim Car Park
 Monday & Wednesday before 11.00am

KINGSWIM CUSTOMERS EXCLUDED

Facebook

For accurate information please ALWAYS refer to COMPASS and/or Frankston High School OFFICIAL Facebook Page and Groups.

Main Facebook Page: CLICK HERE

Sport Page News and Updates: CLICK HERE

Resource Centre (JRC): CLICK HERE

 

Hockey Club

Mornington Peninsula Hockey Club is seeking new players.  Students are welcome to go to a training session and see if they would like to join up.  If interested please contact Cheryle Bishop on 9766 7478 or email [email protected] for training session details

 

 

 

Around Our School

Football Time!

Our Semester 1 group of ELC International students had never held an AFL football before and had a wonderful time learning this brand new sport and forming connections with local students.  Thank you to Year 8F and Year 8K for your mentoring and Mr Brett Cook and Mr Darin Joyce for integrating us into your PE sessions this term.

Out and About

RYPEN Camp

Rotary Youth Program of ENrichment (RYPEN) is a three-day camp, where participants are involved in a variety of sessions, workshops and activities, which provide an opportunity for them to develop personally, challenge themselves, build friendships with like-minded people, and build life skills.

Eight students were selected from our school to participate in this year’s camp: Michaela Goggin (Year10), Jackson Barratt (Year 9), Oliver Craig (Year 9), Zara Black (Year 9), Lu Yang (Year 9), Bella Bailey (Year 10), Mackenzie Sadler-Tew (Year 9) and Aleisha Walters (Year 10). We all went to The Summit Adventure Camp, located in Trafalgar East, where we met a diverse group of students from other schools all over the peninsula. Over the three days, we participated in plenty of fun team building, self-development, and leadership-related activities, such as the Mud Run (which required us to work as two teams in a race through a muddy obstacle course), Giant Swing (where we forced to face our fears with the help of a partner who went on the swing with us), and a bunch of group problem-solving activities (that required us to work together and think creatively to solve a problem).

During these three days, friendships bloomed between all the students participating and by the end of the camp, we were all close friends. Quite a lot of us even cried as we said our goodbyes. RYPEN was a great experience that helped us to gain self-confidence and motivated us to better ourselves. We would like to thank the Rotary Club of Frankston, Rotary Club of Langwarrin, Rotary Peninsula 2.0 and the Frankston Sunrise Rotary Club for their generous sponsorship that allowed us to participate in this camp, and for Miss Long for organising this experience for Year 9 and 10 students.

Oliver Craig, Zara Black and Mackenzie Sadler-Tew

Foundation for Young Australian's Masterclass

On 14 March, Jake Achison (Year 11), Alex Green (Year 10) and Jerome Hughes (Year 11) were expert panel members at the Foundation for Young Australian's Masterclass on 'Preparing young people for the future of work' at the PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) building at Southbank.  As part of a panel of four students, they responded to questions from the audience on a range of unscripted questions regarding their participation and what they had learned from the $20 Boss program. They were fantastic representatives of the school.

 

Their invitation to present was based upon their $20 Boss project from last year in Innovation, where they developed the Neutro Clip (3D printed headphone clip).  This led to their group being nominated for an award at the FYA awards in 2018, and while they didn't win, they were able to gain access to professional mentors who have encouraged the students to continue to develop their idea.

Monash University:
Business Explorer Program

Congratulations to Anzali Nedumaran (Year 12), Alex Gaza (Year 12), Tavi Sharma (Year 11), Zoe Gouldbourn (Year 12) and Paul Keane (Year 12) who represented Frankston High School at the Monash University Business Explorer Program.

"During VCE, we as students are often left in a confusion as to what we want to do with the future. Luckily on Friday 26 April, five VCE students got the chance to attend a workshop at Monash Business Schools Campus of International Business situated in the heart of the Melbourne CBD. The day was scheduled with guest speakers, an alumni of past students and a lecturer on business ethics, something that has been becoming a major concern in the corporate world. As a group representing Frankston High School, we were very fortunate to have won the marketing segment of the program and would like to thank the school for offering an eye opening experience for us." Anzali Nedumaran (Year 12)

"The winning presentation!  We had to undertake and present an ethical analysis of H&M clothing which included the sourcing of labour to make their clothes among other issues.  We had to address five questions that had multiple parts. Our group worked extremely well together and we presented our findings to fellow students, Monash mentors and business leaders. Our answers were comprehensive, and we won, competing against ten other schools." Paul Keane (Year 12)

Far North QLD Lifesaving Camp

Early May, a group of 13 Frankston High School students from Years 8-12 travelled up to Far North Queensland, specifically to a small Indigenous Boarding school called St Teresa’s College, Abergowrie.  Here they met a group of 17 boys who come from many different regions, including the Torres Strait, Papua New Guinea, Palm Island, Mt Isa and many more. The plan for the week was to mentor the boys in the area of Lifesaving.  All 17 boys successfully gained their Recreation Bronze Certificate, a qualification that provides them with skills and knowledge that they can take home to their communities. In return the boys shared their knowledge of their cultures, that are many and varied, with us all. They taught us dance, they told us stories, they cooked us traditional food (kup murri) and they showed us how to paint.  Over the week so much was shared, many friendships were formed and everyone left feeling like they had gained a lot.

We look forward to welcoming the boys down to our Surf Lifesaving Camp in Lorne in Term 4 where they will have the opportunity to further their qualifications in lifesaving and attain their surf bronze or surf rescue certificate.

This is the second year of this trip and we look forward to many more trips in the future.

We thank Mr Rowan Cameron for leading this camp and Ms Georgia Tierney, Ms Emily Blaak and Ms Carolyn Florance for all of their assistance.   We also thank the staff at St Teresa’s College for their help and for hosting such a meaningful camp.

Here's a video clip created by Ms Amy Ring, from St Teresa’s College.

 

Aerobics News

On Saturday 11 May, 27 students from our Aerobics team competed in the Victorian Super Series Competition.  We had three 1st place wins, four 2nd place wins, and one third place win.

 

Special thanks to Aerobics Coordinators Ms Gen Donovan and Ms Lucy Foskett.

The girls will be competing on 15 June at the State Competition. Good Luck!

MUNA Camp

"On 17 May, I attended the Model United Nations Assembly (MUNA) Camp in Phillip Island, along with my partner, representing the country of Sweden.  We were the only delegation who came from two different schools, making it more of a challenge to compose our speeches for the event, however we managed and were able to produce some concise arguments.  We debated on global issues surrounding conflict, and commented on controversial issues in society.  Sweden, being quite a progressive country, had lots of opinions on Climate Change and Refugees, allowing us to debate for an abundance of the resolutions proposed by the assembly.  It was such a valuable experience and assisted me in gaining so many new attributes and skills in public speaking, negotiation and the ability to adapt my arguments accordingly in response to different situations, as so many changes could occur throughout the assembly.  So, flexibility was a vital skill to have.  It was great news at the end of the final assembly to find out that my fellow delegate and I actually placed 1st in the competition, and will be embarking to Canberra to compete against the winners from the other rotary districts.  Overall it was a valuable experience and I would like to thank the Rotary Clubs of Frankston and Langwarrin for sponsoring me and making the event possible." Joanna Angeletos, Year 11 

 

"MUNA. An acronym that doesn't seem much to you, nor was it to us until we went on that unforgettable experience.  A weekend away surrounded by newly made friends all striving for one thing – peace. Unfortunately for the other students present, Jerome Hughes and I  represented the Islamic Republic of Iran and we played our role well; our country’s dignity was kept intact by the end of the event.  However, finding peace was just a small part of the wonderful event. Learning how to think on your feet and rubbing in the fact your team won trivia night were a few other key essential takeaways.  MUNA will not be forgotten about for a very long time and we strongly recommend the experience to anyone who is interested in global issues and making a difference. Thank you to Frankston Sunrise Rotary Club for sponsoring us." Liam Hughes, Year 11

 

Unit 1 Legal Studies Excursion to Melbourne Court Precinct

The Unit 1 Legal Studies students were very fortunate to attend an excursion to the Melbourne Court Precinct.  Visiting both the County and Supreme Courts, the classes got to speak to several judges and justices across both courts, as well as view a variety of both criminal and civil cases. Two classes heard part of a murder trial in the Supreme Court, while another listened intently to an entire plea hearing in the County Court.  A civil case regarding a workplace injury in the County Court provided some great context for our upcoming Area of Study which explores civil law. It sparked some intelligent debate among students about liability and the principles of justice.  Below are some student reflections about our experiences:

“I had a great time at the courts.  It was interesting to see the different outfits and dress codes worn by court employees with different roles.”

Shae Latimer (Year 10)

“This excursion helped to highlight the realism of the legal system and how things don’t always go to plan, which can result in delays.  This was evident when the witness didn’t show up to the Supreme Court. However, in the County Court we had a riveting civil case showing how a cross-examination occurs, plus how the legal system allows access, through providing a translator to the plaintiff who didn’t speak English. It was cool to experience how the Queen’s Council would question the plaintiff, almost as if to trip her up. My favourite part of the day was getting to question the judges and hear about all their roles.” Michaela Goggin (Year 10)

“The most interesting thing about the excursion was witnessing three accused people in a courtroom, acting calm and comfortable during the trial of the murder charge towards them.  We also got to talk to a judge who had sanctioned two accused people with life in prison without parole.  Another judge explained the difference between civil and criminal court rooms and the different features distinguishing them.” Olivia Mcleod (Year 11)

To top it off, an email from Judge Kings of the County Court expressing how impressed she was with the fantastic behaviour of our students, as well as praising their pre-prepared questions for the judges, was very well-deserved.  The students should be congratulated on their exemplar representation of Frankston High School throughout this day.  A huge thanks to Mrs Cindy Bryant for organising and attending this incredibly worthwhile excursion, as well as to Ms Jess Bambridge, Ms Sally Sanderson, Mr Matt McKinnon, Mr Glenn Fischmann, Ms Chelsea Hogg and Ms Paige Jessulat for attending the excursion.

Human Powered Vehicles (HPV)

On Sunday 26 May Frankston High School’s HPV went to the Kilsyth Grand Prix.  The race was at the METEC Driving Education Centre in Kilsyth. Both Trikes ‘Ghost Rider’ and ‘Double Trouble’ were very competitive all day.  The team consisted of five riders in ‘Ghost Rider’, six riders in ‘Double Trouble’, three staff members and countless number of parents supporting in any way they could.  Rohan Porter (Year 9) got the fastest time of the day which was a 01:44.75, this was a fantastic effort.  A big thank you to Miss Libby Nicol, Mr Mick Andrews and Miss  Emma Manks for making the Frankston High School HPV event possible. As well as all the team members parents.  It was an extremely fun and successful day all round.

AI For Good Challenge Hackathon

On 28 May, the Year 9 LEAD class travelled into the city for the AI (Artificial Intelligence) for Good Challenge Hackathon. The LEAD class undertook thinking challenges, coming up with over 30 ideas each about how AI can change the world for the better.  The workshops were run by Education Changemakers and Microsoft, who are running the challenge to encourage students to put forward their ideas for an AI and the workshops were designed to challenge those ideas further.  As a group we discussed the use of AI in our current lives and its potential capabilities. Aaron and Emily from Education Changemakers talked about the ethics of AI and how AI should behave in order for it to be ethical in nature. After these discussions, the LEAD class grouped up with other schools from across Victoria to create innovative ideas for AI to change the world.

By Charli Evans and Annmaria Anil (Year 9)

International Student News 

Students from China, Italy and Germany attended the Melbourne Football Club Welcome Game (Melbourne vs Port Adelaide) on Saturday 23 March at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.  Cecilia Fornoni (Year 11) and Paul Li (Year 12) are pictured above, Marcel Pfitzner (Year 11) also attended this function.

 

 

 

Marcel also went sailing with the Frankston Yacht Club were he made many friends in Frankston and enjoys the beach on the weekend.

 

Careers At Frankston High School

Careers education is more important than it has ever been and we have a number of resources designed to support students to develop the career management tools that will help them investigate and explore the careers landscape as they begin to make subject and pathway choices.

Did you know? Technology and globalisation are changing our economy and the jobs market at an unprecedented rate.  The era of mastering one skillset for one career over a lifetime is in decline. Careers are much less likely to follow a straight line — indeed, experts have suggested that Australians will change employers 17 times across five different careers during their working life.

Our students are working towards making their first choice as they complete their secondary schooling.  To do this they need to develop their career management skills to navigate the world of work.

Morrisby Online Vocational Assessment Tool

Our Year 9 students have completed the Morrisby Online vocational test to help guide them to think about their future.

Morrisby can help in a number of ways, including:

  • Self-discovery helps students understand themselves and the sort of options that will suit them.
  • When a student doesn’t know which subjects to pick, Morrisby’s study suggestions will give ideas.
  • Ensuring subject choices keep doors open.
  • When there is a concern that student’s desired career or study choices might not suit them then Morrisby’s impartiality and objectivity helps with the decision making.
  • Boosting motivation by providing a career goal and what is required to achieve it.

The Victorian government has funded the Morrisby Online test for our Year 9 students.

If your child is not in Year 9 and you would like your child to complete the Morrisby Online test you can visit their website and purchase a Morrisby Pass Code.  Once the test is completed you can call or email Morrisby and book a Skype careers consultation.

Website:  www.morrisby.com

Frankston High School Careers Website

Reference:  www.fhs.careers.com

The aim of the website is to provide students with access to career development tools, such as the subject career targets.  It also provides the latest information to help students to make pathway decisions as they progress through our school and beyond the school gate.  Career newsletters are added and highlight up-to-date opportunities that may be of interest to students.  The drop down menus also provide links to a range of different resources, including a calendar of events and upcoming open days, and much, much more.

Students can use this site to locate University, TAFE and any other type of course across Australia, get information about VCE and much more.

This website is definitely worth visiting.

 

Mrs Sharon Bourne

Careers Coordinator

ECO Team News

Frankston Seaside Scavenge Beach Clean-Up Festival

A recent study estimated that more than half of the world's turtles have plastic in their stomach. Help reduce the amount of waste entering our oceans by joining us at the Frankston Seaside Scavenge beach clean-up festival!

 

 

Saturday 15 June  9.00 AM – 1.00 PM

 

At this event you can use your TRASH 4 CASH, the litter you collect along the beach is traded for a festival currency. Use this currency to buy second hand clothes, coffee, face-painting and more. 

 

The winter Seaside Scavenge will also have LIVE MUSIC from local artists, and local NGO's and community groups to visit and chat about their work to protect marine life and reduce waste.  The event will be hosted by marine mammal protection group, Action for Dolphins.

 

The on-shore beach clean will be conducted by marine conservation organisations 3199 Frankston Beach Patrol, and Sea Shepherd Australia - Marine Debris Campaign, coordinating the foreshore cleanup and data collection.

 

Independent scuba diving operator, Dive2U, will be running the dive component of the off-shore clean. Divers and snorkelers please register via the following link:

www.facebook.com/events/2321670108152784/

 

BEACH CLEAN DETAILS:

8:50am - 9:00am: Sign in at Beach Patrol

9:00am - 9:10am: Information & safety briefing

9:10am - 10:15am: Beach clean

10:15am -10:40am: Litter sorting & weigh in

10:40am - onwards: Marine debris data collection with Sea Shepherd

9:30am - 1:00pm: Trash 4 Cash

 

Bring our own pickup sticks, gloves & smiles,  wear enclosed footwear

Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult


Come & share a great day making a difference & having fun! There are also amazing prizes to be won!

 

2040 Private Screening

On Tuesday 28 May, the Frankston High School Eco Team showed a private screening of the new environmental film ‘2040’ (by the same director as ‘That Sugar Film’).  The film took a positive outlook on the world around us and how we as individuals can make a change to help reduce things like climate change and plastic pollution. It explored the many innovations that humans have available to them now to make the future, 2040 in this case, better for all humans.

 

The screening was a great success, being completely sold out in only a few weeks and in total a profit of $300 was made.  All the proceeds were donated to the Frankston Beach Patrol, an organization that was chosen by members of the audience prior to watching ‘2040’.  The Frankston Beach Patrol is an organization of dedicated volunteers who meet regularly to help clean Frankston beach.

 

The Eco Team also sold small packs of metal straws prior to and after the show.  Forty packs of straws were sold and made over $100, allowing us to buy more straws for future sales and to help decrease plastic entering the environment. We had people of all ages going to see the film, with great reviews coming from everyone. All in all, the screening was a great success and everyone loved the film.

 

The Eco Team would like to extend a special thank you to the Harrasser family for helping out on the night by constructing a photo board, taking lots of photos and by generally being supportive of the event all around.

 

 

Hayley Musgrave (Year 10)

A proud Eco Team member

 

Capital Works Update

Capital Works Update

It is very exciting to see the building works moving ahead with the framing for the café and amenities section of the stadium well underway. In the next couple of weeks, the walls will be cladded and the roofing sheets installed. The stadium complex is expected to be completed early Term 1, 2020. The Performing Arts Theatre is now at the stage of carpet being laid next week, stage floor being polished and the audio visual infrastructure occurring, seating will then be installed sometime in July. The theatre is expected to be ready in August this year.

Please note - arrows indicate view from where the photos were taken.

 

Below: View of stadium café entrance from the Music Centre looking toward Foot St

 

Below: View of new stadium from Foot St

 

Below: Exterior of Stadium

 

Below: Floor plan of new stadium and gym

Below: Floor plan of new Performing Arts Theatre  

 

Our Sponsors

 

Proud Sponsors of our Breakfast Club

 

Proud Sponsors of our School Production
'Legally Blonde'

 

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