the end of Term IV, ten students, three past students and two teachers went to Japan for two weeks on an educational tour of international culture, world food, mind-blowing architecture and Alia style drama.
Camp this year was so fun. The whole school went to Euroa Camping and Caravan Park.
By Giselle Bracewell The 2019 Snow Camp to Mount Buller was an absolute blast! We had a merry group of 8, and somehow, we managed to survive the week injury-free, without getting too sick of each other, and generally having a damn good time! Every night, after a packed day of skiing and snowboarding, we […]
by Hagan Mathews Jonathan was proud of his initiative. When the bus pulled up to the Stoney Rises property just outside of Colac he had beaten his peers to be first out the door and open the gate. As the bus rolled through he flashed a big grin and casually leaned back, master of the […]
Earlier this week, VCE Biology students and Kim went along to GTAC in Parkville. Here, students got to use compound light microscopes and staining methods to prepare a range of cell types (bacteria, plant, protist and animal cells) to explore cell structures and the functions of key organelles, before examining their slides by light microscopy […]
by Tomer Berkowitz As 2018 drew to a close, the staff and students at Alia hitched up their pants and made their way up north to the town of Euroa. Euroa, for those who are unfamiliar with the place, is confident in what it is and what it can offer, summed up best by the […]
by the Junior Drama class *** WARNING: THIS REVIEW CONTAINS SPOILERS *** In Term Four we went and saw a play called Astroman. It was in the Fairfax Theatre in the city. It was a grand play. THE STORY: First, we meet a boy genius who hates school because he already knows everything. He’s got […]
Over the last week, the Year 10 students, or some of them, at least, went away on a class trip to Colac. Since beginning a few years ago, the Year 10 Colac Camp aims to help students bond with classmates before VCE begins the following year, and to take some time away after the school […]
by Simone Erasmus In the final week of Term Three, Chloé, Joe and I embarked on yet another Colac camp adventure. For many of the students, it was their first time going on the rough and ready style of camp to Colac, where there’s no running water, no permanent structures, and very little phone reception. […]