2021 Year 11 Presentation Ball

2021 Year 11 Presentation Ball

Due to the extended COVID restrictions in place for Victoria, the 2021 Year 11 Presentation Ball (scheduled for November 14, at Crown Palladium) has been postponed to Sunday 20 March, 2022.

We now can look forward to celebrating the Presentation Ball with you all in 2022.

As always, please stay safe and well.

First Aid Poster Competition

First Aid Poster Competition

Lilydale High School is running a POSTER COMPETITION to fill our NEW First Aid area!

We’re looking for posters relating to health and wellbeing issues that affect teenagers. 

Topics can include; bullying, drugs and alcohol, mental health and mental illness, healthy eating and exercise, periods, sexual health, relationships, diversity or any health related area that is important to students.

Posters should be bright and eye-catching, and promotes positive health or sparks discussion. 

Designs can be hand drawn or digital of any size and can include any combination of pictures and words, but must include information that is factual. 

To ENTER, students can take a picture of/or scan their poster and upload it into the form by clicking here.

All winning posters will be displayed in the Sickbay with the top three entries also each winning a $50 Uber Eats voucher.

Entries CLOSE October 6, so get creating!

Mental Health Fundraiser

Mental Health Fundraiser

Will Spencer (Year 11) is walking a total of 200kms during the month of October for Mental Health research in Australia.

Please support his cause using the link below. Any donation would be greatly appreciated.

Did you know that 1 in 5 people experience symptoms of mental health illness each year? In fact, every day in Australia, 8 people will die from suicide.

Chromebook Program

Chromebook Program

The Lilydale High School Chromebook program is separated into two phases:

  • Phase 1      Year 7 to 9 Chromebook Program
  • Phase 2      Year 10 to 12 Chrome/Notebook Program

Purchasing a new device in Year 7 and then again in Year 10 ensures students have a reliable and up-to-date device to support their learning.

Ordering a Chromebook

PLEASE NOTE: a $100 lay-by deposit option is available to reserve a device at the payment method window.

For more information about the Lilydale High School Chromebook program please click HERE

Wellbeing Wednesday

Wellbeing Wednesday

On Wednesday August 25, morning classes will continue as normal, however the afternoon will see a change of program called – Wellbeing Wednesday.

We have secured past student and recent Bronze Medallist at the Tokyo Games, Harry Garside, to chat with students via Webex. After he gives an insight into his experiences as an Olympian, he will then offer an at home boxing session to demonstrate the basics of his sport. We are very excited to have Harry back with us, he is currently still in quarantine following his return from Japan.

There will be a range of other activities from which to choose including; cooking, knitting, mindful art and more physical activities.

We encourage everyone to get involved including siblings, parents and carers.

XANADU

XANADU

Performance Dates

  • Thursday 2 December – 7 pm
  • Friday 3 December – 7 pm
  • Saturday 4 December – Matinee 2 pm
  • Friday 4 December – 7 pm Closing Night

Given the roadmap planned out by Dan Andrews we are certainly very optimistic that these dates will come to fruition. Finer details on capacity will be updated as more information comes to light. But the show must go on!  We’re still excited to be bringing Xanadu to you! 

For those with Tickets – If you currently have a Thursday night ticket it will be moved to Thursday 2 December etc.

As always, if you would like to cancel your ticket or move it to another day, please contact the School Office and they will accommodate as best they can.

Amy Cumming and Jonathan Bleakley

Tokyo Olympics

Tokyo Olympics

Congratulations to former Lilydale High students, Kell O’Brien and Harry Garside who both received Bronze medals at the Tokyo Olympics 🇦🇺

The school community loved watching Kell and Harry compete in Track Cycling and Boxing.

Year 10 Futures Day

Year 10 Futures Day

Friday 25 June (last day Term 2), all Year 10 students will participate in a Futures Day that will enable them to consider their options in the lead up to course selection for VCE/VCAL 2022.

The day will be divided into 3 sessions;

Session One
Discussing Pathways – University, TAFE, Apprenticeships, Employment
Pathways from VCE and VCAL
VET in VCE or VCAL
Completing Career Action Plan
University prerequisites and subject selection advice

Please bring a device to the session.

Session Two
Introduction to Respectful Relationships
The power of positive thinking and understanding the impact of negative self-talk
The importance of problem-solving skills 

Please bring a device to this session and join the Year 10 Google Classroom beforehand: hdda544

Session Three
Changes to the senior education in 2023
Course selection 2022
LHS VCAL applications

We will be providing a pizza lunch for everyone. School will finish at 2.30pm for the end of term.

The Futures Day is a very important day for all Year 10 students, we look forward to seeing everyone present and ready to consider their options.

Please ensure masks are worn, as most of the day will take place in the Theatre. Don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions.

Wendy Powson
Principal

Student Wellbeing Website

Student Wellbeing Website

Students and staff can now use our student wellbeing website to book an appointment, contact a member of our team, access information about mental health and wellbeing issues and find links for support services such as, Beyond Blue and Kids Helpline.

You can also find the link to the website in the ‘School Favourites’ menu on Compass and the ‘Student Wellbeing’ page on the school website.

The website is available to students and staff with a LHS email address.

Robert Webb and Jane Robbins