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. […]
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.
by the Junior English Class Congratulations to the winners of the Alia College Poetry Competition! The winning poems are published below, and you can download a PDF of the whole Junior Poetry Anthology as well! You can download a PDF of the complete Alia College Junior Poetry Anthology by clicking this link. First Place — […]
The Junior Japanese students were set the task of creating a “Kyaraben” which is a style of elaborately arranged bento (Japanese boxed lunch) which features food decorated to look like people, characters from popular media, animals, and plants. The Junior Japanese students created these kyarabens at home in their online class during lockdown.
To wrap up the school term, French students were treated to a couple of excursions. The Senior class enjoyed a film at the French Film Festival, and the Juniors had a meal at Roule Galette on Flinders Lane.