Jack Kalms and Macey Laverty
2021 School Captains
Dimboola Memorial Secondary College (DMSC) was proclaimed in 1921 and is unique in the sense that it is the only Memorial School in Victoria.
DMSC is a small rural secondary college situated in the Wimmera Region 36 km from Horsham. It is a traditional secondary college in its curriculum design but prides itself on its broad senior offerings including VET/VCAL and VCE pathways.
Everything we do at DMSC is designed to deliver ever improving learning experiences and outcomes that will enable all students to leave DMSC with the skills, knowledge, behaviours and values that drive quality life experiences.
Black Ranges and Little Desert Combined Inter-School Swimming
Tuesday 2nd March
From our Principal - Friday 26th February 2021
House Swimming Sports
Tuesday was a much cooler day than we had experienced for some time, but the water was warm and this encouraged many of our students to participate in all events. It has been a while since we have seen the eventual winners on the day - Hindmarsh, hold the shield aloft. Our VCAL students provided the entertainment with a variety of challenges including basketball, classic catches, sponge relay, a bomb competition and the ever- popular BBQ. Thank you to Mr Hobbs and Ms Marra for their organisation of the day and the many parents and friends of the school who supported the students. Next Tuesday is the Little Desert and Black Ranges Swimming event in Horsham and we wish our DMSC representatives the best of luck.
Year 7 and 8 Camps
Reports from both camps have indicated that students at Campaspe Downs and Ocean Grove have been enjoying the activities provided. We look forward to hearing more about their adventures in next week's Hilltop. Photos from the camps can be found later in the newsletter.
Farewell to Ms Klinge
Last week was Ms Kristin Klinge’s final week before commencing maternity leave. We wish both Ms Klinge and her partner Tom all the best as they await the arrival of their second child.
School Council Elections
A reminder that nominations for a parent representative on our School Council close next Friday 5th March. I would encourage anyone thinking of joining council to give this a go, as this group helps to shape the future direction of the school. Nomination forms can be found both at the end of the newsletter and are also available from the front office.
2021 Swimming Sports
Our House Swimming Sports for 2021 were held on Tuesday 23rd February.
Overall Winning House
Hindmarsh - 1,237 points
Wimmera - 1,213 points
Swimmer of the Meet - Evan Hunter and Indy Ward (joint winners)
Age Group Champions
12-13 - Lyla Barry and Kayden Sonehouse
14 - Indy Ward and Marcel Badba
15 - Tilli Menzel, Katie Griffiths and Will Thomson
16 - Isobelle Shorback and Patrick Clarke
17 - Tara Petschel and Zane Thomson
18-20 - Macey Laverty and Evan Hunter
Bombing Competition - Peter Hayes
The document below contains an outline of important dates of school terms, pupil-free days, and other events, as well as a list of year level coordinators and other contact details.
Advice and Other Documents
- Coronavirus Advice - on DHHS Website
- Information - Parents and Edmodo
- Click here for more Wellbeing Resources
DMSC is now using Campion Education (formerly Ballarat Books) to obtain books and stationery.
- Year 7 - 2021 - Booklist
- Year 8 - 2021 - Booklist
- Year 9 - 2021 - Booklist
- Year 10 - 2021 - Booklist
- VCE/VCAL - 2021 - Booklist
2021 Essential Learning Items
Our school is on the Bushfire At Risk Register (BARR).
Schools on the BARR must close on a determined Code Red day in their weather district. No staff will remain on site and all out-of-school care programs (including vacation, before and after school programs) will not operate on such days.
As a bus coordinating school all bus routes will be cancelled.