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  • Champion Bay Senior High School wins 2019 Midwest Science and Engineering Challenge

    Champion Bay Senior High School wins 2019 Midwest Science and Engineering Challenge

    Champion Bay Senior High School wins 2019 Midwest Science and Engineering Challenge Champion Bay Senior High School students have won the 2019 Midwest Science and Engineering Challenge. This year has seen the first group of Year 10 students to be enrolled at the school. More than fifty Year 9 and 10 CBSHS students met teams from seven other Mid West schools in a battle of science, mathematic and design skills, at host school Geraldton Grammar School last week. CBSHS Team A achieved the highest over all score for their performance in a range of activities including plotting efficient transport routes, […]

     
  • Careers week a dream at Champion Bay Senior High School

    Careers week a dream at Champion Bay Senior High School

    Careers week a dream at Champion Bay Senior High School Students at CBSHS will be planning their future occupations as part of national Careers Week from 13 to 17 May. As part of the school growth to include Years 10,11 and 12, the school has developed a Transitions and Pathways program to empower students to decide on a career pathway. That pathway could include further education, training or employment. Program Coordinator Deb Kempton has planned a range of activities including a competition for students to match CBSHS teaching staff with their former careers. “We want the students to see there […]

     
  • Students donate break times to sick kids

    Students donate break times to sick kids

    Students donate break times to sick kids Students at Champion Bay Senior High School are using their recess and lunch break times to help young people sick in hospital take a break of their own. Year Seven to Nine student leaders have set up a car wash enterprise to raise money for the Lions Cancer Institute. Each morning, CBSHS staff can park in one of three designated car wash bays at the newly renovated Secondary school, then during break times, a team of student leaders wash and polish the cars for a fee. All money raised will be used for […]

     
  • School Year begins for new Champion Bay Senior High School

    School Year begins for new Champion Bay Senior High School

    School Year begins for new Champion Bay Senior High School The first lessons for Champion Bay Senior High School commenced last week. On Monday morning, students gathered on the school’s new green for a first day assembly and school photo. Principal Julie Campbell welcomed the students as the first group of champions to attend the school and urged them to continue to pursue excellence in their endeavors. New staff and students were welcomed to the community. This was followed by a sand ceremony using coloured sands representing the new students from partner primary schools. . Principal Julie Campbell said the […]

     
  • John Willcock student wins Young Geographer of the Year Award

    John Willcock student wins Young Geographer of the Year Award

    John Willcock student wins Young Geographer of the Year Award Enquiry into a beloved holiday destination has won John Willcock College year seven student Jasmin Joyner the Geographical Association of Western Australia’s Young Geographer of the Year Competition for her age group. For the competition, Jasmin researched her favourite Western Australian location, Augusta. She then turned her findings into an A3 poster that covered all of the competition criteria including information on livability, sustainability, space and the connection between people and place. Posters were judged not only on content, but also referencing and presentation. Jasmin spent six weeks working on […]

     
  • John Willcock Students settle into school new year

    John Willcock Students settle into school new year

    John Willcock Students settle into school new year John Willcock College students have settled into the new school year with ease through a series of Sub School orientation days. Each year all six John Willcock College Sub Schools take a day out of the classroom and devote the time to team building, problem-solving and agenda setting activities. This year most of the Sub Schools utilised the facilities at Sun City Christian Centre for a day of activities including logic problems games, building newspaper towers and indoor soccer. All of the activities are designed to foster a sense of team identity […]

     
  • Goodbye to Brunno Santos

    Goodbye to Brunno Santos

    Goodbye to Brunno Santos. Soon to be former John Willcock College Chaplain Brunno Santos has a magnetic effect on students and a buoyant influence on staff. This week, College students and staff will bid a fond farewell to their Chaplain as he embarks on a new career with WA Police. Associate Principal Waneen Bennett said Brunno’s departure would be felt across the campus. “He truly serves others and is such a valuable part of our team,” she said. “He will be missed immensely and if we could clone him we would a million times over, we’d have a million Brunno’s around,” […]

     
  • Geraldton School Students Engage with the Art of Debate

    Geraldton School Students Engage with the Art of Debate

    Geraldton School Students engage with the Art of Debate. John Willcock College has achieved outstanding results in the recent Geraldton Regional Schools Western Australian Debating League Competition. The student debating teams impressed the audience and adjudicators, with two John Willcock College teams winning their respective divisions. With the support of Teacher Librarian Olga Cotterell, John Willcock College fielded six teams in the competition, which has been running for the past three months. Students learn the art of research, formulating arguments and developing rebuttals before practicing their public speaking skills in front of a live audience and panel of three judges. […]