From Mr Phillips
The Ringwood Secondary College community is once again delighted to be hosting students and staff from Adams Grammar School. They have experienced the best and worst of Victoria’s weather during the past fortnight but have no doubt been very busy enjoying what our state and city has to offer. The school located near Telford in England has hosted our Performing Arts World Tour on the past two occasions.
Another successful Band Tour was held in East Gippsland last week. Multiple performances were staged at schools throughout the region and provided an excellent opportunity for our students to work together and improve their music skills at the same time.
At the conclusion of the week the tour celebrated with a Homecoming Concert on the oval for all the family and friends.
The college recently received multiple nominations for the Lyrebird Youth Awards, celebrating excellence in music theatre. In 2016 for this year’s production of Anything Goes, Winners in each category will be announced at the awards ceremony on Sunday December 11 at the Karralyka Centre. Congratulations once again for all involved.
Best Choreographer: Gaynor Borlase
Best Musical Director: Ben Moody
Best Production: Anything Goes- Ringwood SC
A Judge's Award has also been awarded for the tap number where the whole cast performed.
Speaking of productions- tickets for High School Musical JNR are now available online and are selling fast. For all bookings, check out our production website- www.rscproduction.com.au
Last week I attended the Victorian Education Excellence Awards in Melbourne. Congratulations to Ben Moody who was a finalist in the secondary teacher of the year category.
Next week our college is a finalist in the School Sustainability awards in the category of water efficiency. Jacqui Godfrey has also been nominated in the teacher of the year category. Good luck to the Green team.
In the coming weeks our senior students in Years 10 and 11 will be completing their semester two exams and these serve as a great preparation for VCE Unit 3 and 4 studies. Regular feedback is of course available through the Compass portal.
This year’s presentation night will be once again held at Camberwell Grammar School. Save the date for Thursday December 15 2016 at 7 30pm.
Our building program is now moving swiftly with major steel construction works being undertaken. The library will shortly be refurbished which wil require alternative arrangements being implemented for the delivery of our library service until the end of Term 1 2017.