Bryce Day and Olivia Lehmann
2020 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.
From our Principal - Friday 16th October
Monday was an exciting day with all students and staff returning to on-site learning. There were many happy faces and it was wonderful to hear the sound of laughter and voices in the school yard again. It has been a smooth transition back into regular classes and I have been very impressed by the fact that all students were in uniform and had remembered to wear their hats! Many thanks to all staff and our parents and carers for helping to make the return to school a seamless process.
School Captain voting
Next Tuesday, our students will be voting for their 2021 School Captains. Candidates will address all students via WebEx during their form group meetings and students will then select the two candidates they would like to lead their school next year. It does seem rather strange to be doing this when our current School Captains - Olivia Lehmann and Bryce Day, have had limited opportunities to act in their leadership roles apart from at the end of last year and earlier in Term 1 this year.
Parent Opinion Survey
Next week, we will be sending out survey links to families. We thank you for taking the time to provide valuable feedback to us about a number of different topics concerning the school community. These surveys should be completed by Friday 6th November.
Year 12 October Tests
All VCE students and those studying a Unit 3 and 4 subject have participated in October practice exams this week. This provides an opportunity for students to complete exams under similar conditions to their final exams, which start on November 10.
Every day counts
It has been very encouraging to see excellent attendance at school this week. Attending all day, every day helps students to build their learning and maintain strong social connections with their friends and teachers. However, if your child is unwell, then they must stay home. Please inform the school if this is the case and teachers will provide work on Edmodo.
Our demolition site is rapidly being transformed, as the progress pictures below indicate. We all look forward to enjoying this new space in the near future.
Grand Final Public Holiday
A reminder that next Friday 23rd October there is no school due to the public holiday.
Advice and Other Documents
- COVID-19 Support Contacts
- Coronavirus advice (DET)
- Coronavirus advice for students (DET)
- Information for VCE Students (VCAA)
- Information - Parents and Edmodo
VCE, VET, VCAL Updates
- Advice for students (Dept. Education & Training Website)
- Brochure - Partners in Wellbeing
- Flyer - Partners in Wellbeing
- Click here for more Wellbeing Resources
- Coping with Stress
- Work/Study Challenges
- Telehealth FAQ
- Family Conflict Factsheet
- Financial Support for Young People
Community Activation and Social Isolation Initiative
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.