By Maze, Year 11 On the September holidays this year, I had the unique privilege of being able to immerse myself in the culture and language of the French-speaking country of New Caledonia. While staying with a host family in Noumea and speaking only in French, I not only attended French speaking courses with the […]
By April, Year 9 In Term 3 of 2022, the Seniors (Years 9 and 10) took off to Colac for three camp-filled, bush-trekking, pack-hauling days of fun!Our camping ground is a chunk of wild land owned by our Principal, Bob Morgan. The landscape is amazing, as it’s a very diverse environment of huge woods, wetlands, […]
Written by Chris Bates (Director, VCE Drama and Theatre Studies Teacher) To close out Term 3 this year, Alia put on the first whole school musical in two years. This year, the students put their amazing efforts into a production of Sheldon Allman and Bob Pickett’s ‘I’m Sorry the Bridge is Out, You’ll Have to Spend […]
Orientation Camp was delayed this year due to the COVID situation in Melbourne, but thankfully a belated version was able to happen in the last week of Term I. While at the campsite, students and staff got involved in cooking lunch and dinner, creating sand artwork on the beach, and resting after a term of […]
For the first time in a long time, Alia College was able to run two in person events, Trivia Night and Arts Night. Trivia Night Trivia Night is a free event, that gives the opportunity for the Alia community to come together for a fun night. This year, Trivia Night was held on the front […]
During Term 1, students were involved in many different activities around the school. Below is just a sneak peek of what the students got up to! Chess Rocks (Rooks) – by Michael (Year 12) It was when 2020 was nearing its end… that we discovered it. For years, it had been packed away… untouched… unplayed. […]
Thank you to Jasper (Yr 12) and their parent Anna for an incredible contribution to Alia history — Jasper and Anna made a gingerbread house based on the Alia College floor plan, and the result was amazing!
We feel like a school again. There are loud conversations in the foyer, laughter, quiet classes, noisy classes, robust conversations and best of all happy eyes (and, we assume, happy faces under the masks!).
Do what seems to work even if that involves playing games and odd sleeping hours. If you have what it takes, attend the online lessons. That is highly recommended. Join the rest of us stressed individuals.
Parents please take care of yourselves first. You are no value to your kids if you go under.
Please remember that you can always call if you have any concerns or matters to discuss.
The staff at Alia have a diverse range of interests that we only talk about by the water cooler. Here are some of the things people have been getting up to when they aren’t at school.