Tuesday, October 12, 2021
Scotch Chess - onto Nationals !
Scotch Chess has successfully won the right to defend their 2020 title and represent Victoria in the national Australian Schools’ Teams Chess Championships to be held in December 2021. Students from Yrs 7-12 played through two days of the final series to win comfortably. Chess is a thriving learning community at Scotch.
Friday, October 8, 2021
Josh Frydenberg zoom with Year 12
The Hon Josh Frydenberg MP met with the Year 12 boys and thanked them for their perseverence, encouraged them about their future and wished them well in their exams.
Wednesday, October 6, 2021
Foundation Day assembly marks 170 years
On 6th October 1851 the school opened at 55 Spring Street in the city, with the first principal Mr Robert Lawson. Nine principals later and in Hawthorn, a broadcast assembly remembered the past and looked to the future.
Tuesday, October 5, 2021
Parliament Prize Success
A Year 10 Scotch student has placed second in Victoria for the year 10-12 senior division of the Parliament Prize. This extension activity asks students to deliver their inaugural speech to parliament. The topic for this Scotch entry was youth homelessness -a real and pressing concern with suggested solutions.
Wednesday, September 22, 2021
Speaking on the World Stage
A Yr 10 Scotch student has been selected for the Australian team for the 2022 World Individual Debating and Public Speaking Competition following three days of competition at the National level. Five Scotch students from years 8-11 participated in AIDPSC completing in four styles such as debate and after dinner speaking.