We may be in lockdown, but we still have to eat!
If you imagine life on a spectrum with lockdown at one end, a camping trip to Alia’s bush property in Colac is as far on the opposite end as you can get without your feet leaving the ground.
by Hagan (English teacher) The latest honey harvest is in. Maddix (yr 9), Vincent (yr 12) and Amalina (Science teacher) seized on a sunny afternoon to climb up on the carport and make sure the bees don’t run out of space in their hive.
by Hagan (English teacher) As usual, Scott (Literature teacher) ran the Annual Alia Trivia Night last Friday, with questions prepared mostly by Ashlee (Accounts administrator). A lot of jokes were cracked and a lot of fun was had. Unsurprisingly, the night ran a bit behind schedule, but no one seemed to mind. We held the […]
Hagan Mathews (English teacher) Each year the Year 12 group runs a number of fundraisers to pay for their end of year celebration. This year’s group has wasted no time. Within days of Term I beginning, Della (Year 12) had petitioned her bookstore employer to allow her to use damaged books in a book sale […]
by Hagan (English teacher) Nobody knew if camp would happen this year. Restrictions might have prevented it, and if not restrictions, the difficulty of finding a place that could take 60 or so people at short notice. What do you do when faced with such uncertainty? Go with what you know. We’ve camped at Euroa […]
by Hagan (English teacher) At the end of Term IV, we moved the bees from from their winter hive into a summer hive. The winter hive is smaller, so the bees don’t get too cold. The summer hive is larger, so the bees can keep cool by moving air through the hive. When it gets […]
Here are some takes from the stage fighting workshop run by Josh, the Drama Teacher, and the stage make-up workshop, run by Ruth, the Science Teacher, during Skills Week this year.
The annual Alia Arts Night was locked down this year. Teachers from Art, Music, Drama and Media uploaded student work to Google Classroom, and invited students to take their families on a virtual tour of the work produced by Alia students. A small collection of the work is provided here.
By Joshua (Year 11) Despite ongoing efforts by members of the public to convince governments, businesses, and consumers to reduce their contributions to climate change, the crisis continues. Recent climate change protests, while in good spirit, have had no measurable effect on greenhouse gas emissions. No-one wants to sacrifice their own lifestyles if they don’t […]