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  • Celebrating 35 years in the Classroom

    The self-described ‘light bulb moment’ came while working at Horsham High as a general studies teacher."It was 15 periods a week, about half of the students’ timetable. Back then they combined English, history and geography into one class," Mrs Ma...
  • Reading in Focus at PSC

      Portland Secondary College was taken over by hordes of fairies, comic book characters, and beloved children’s book personalities on Monday, for the 5th annual Book Week dress up day.A mixture of movie, comic and book characters took over the school ...
  • Students meet Members of Parliament

      Four lucky students of the Portland Secondary College’s SRC were given a great opportunity, sitting down with two influential members of the Liberal party, Leader of the Opposition Matthew Guy and former premier Denis Napthine.In a private, 45 minu...
  • Students tap into 40 Years of Experience

      Senior Economics students at the Portland Secondary College were immersed with a wealth of knowledge last Wednesday, with Professor Neville Norman of the Department of Economics at the University of Melbourne paying them a special visit.Drawing from h...
  • Jemma off to Milan

      Handbury Award and Scholarship at the Australasian Young Designer Wool Awards in Hamilton on Sunday.       Shocked and honoured to receive the award, Ms Saunders said it was the first time she had worked with wool in her designs. She said when ...
  • Girls Football Interschool Sport

    Students from Portland Secondary College, Heywood and District Secondary College and Bayview College faced off on Friday in an interschool girls football clash on Hanlon Park. The pictures show Nevadah Ooi-Cleary keeps her eye on the ball as she kicks lo...
  • Ex-student Returns for Teacher Placement

                Rarely do students have the chance to see their school from the teacher’s perspective. However, for ex-Portland Secondary College student Sarah Whitworth, the opportunity to learn the craft from the very people who educated her...
  • Reengagement Program receives ACTON Grant

        Although the Portland Secondary College Re-Engagement Program has had to move out of YMCA Community House, the sale of building has benefited the program in another way – with grant funds previously allocated for maintenance now to be directed t...
  • Andrew Jack Trust Portland Reengagement Program Donation

                The weight has been lifted from the shoulders of the Portland Secondary College’s re-engagement program, albeit temporarily, with the announcement of $100,000 in funding from the Andrew Jack Trust.The 11th-hour reprieve saves t...
  • Mathematics Perfection

                A perfect score is quite a rare achievement; 15-year-old gymnast Nadia Comăneci was awarded a perfect 10 at the 1976 Olympics, and Cy Young pitched a perfect game of baseball in 1904 at age 37.Portland Secondary College student...
  • Reengagement Program Partnership with United Way Glenelg

      United Way Glenelg will continue its strong association with the Portland Secondary College’s Portland Re-Engagement Program by administering all funds raised for the innovative Support a Student Placement Initiative.   Launched last year...
  • Reengagement Program Partnership with United Way Glenelg

        United Way Glenelg will continue its strong association with the Portland Secondary College’s Portland Re-Engagement Program by administering all funds raised for the innovative Support a Student Placement Initiative.   Launched last year, ...
  • Anzacs Stories from Portland Archives

    ANZAC Stories of Gallipoli Soldiers from Portland Archives.   -  Portland Teenagers to be part of Gallipoli Legend, click here to down load pdf of this article.   -  First Hours at Gallipoli and Two Portlanders lie Dead,  click here to download a...
  • Whitten Project attracts Local Students

           Whitten Project Attracts Local Students     Last week saw the launch of this year’s Western Bulldogs Football Club’s Whitten Project, with 16 teenagers from the Glenelg Shire selected to take on the challenge. The program was first ...
  • R.M. Ansett Trust

      Portland Secondary College student Meluda Peart has been rewarded for her continued community involvement and academic achievement, with a scholarship from the R.M. Ansett Trust.Meluda, in year 10, will receive $1500 each year for the next three years...
  • Leukaemia Foundation

      Year 7 student Zarli Sanders, 12, made the kindest of cuts on Tuesday, cutting her hair to raise money for the Leukaemia Foundation. "I’ve wanted to donate my hair to help other people for a long time. A lot of people comment on my colour of hair so...
  • PSC Deb Bell

      1. Danni Clayton and Nathan Arnold are presented at the Portland Secondary College Debutante Ball on Saturday night. 2. Jay Kohlman partnered Maddie Berry in the debutante ball. 3. Emily Smyth is all smiles, partnered by Liam Dunstan. 4. Cheyenne...
  • Glenelg Youth Awards

    17-year-old Annique Ray was named the April winner of the youth awards for her outstanding efforts within her community. "This year I joined the committee for South West Relay for Life, I am a member of the Blue Light committee (since she was 11 year’s ...
  • Ava secures Melb Theatre Co position

          Budding thespian Ava Govanstone, 16, has received the opportunity of a lifetime, securing a position with the Melbourne Theatre Company as a youth ambassador. The year 11 student was one of 12 students selected across Victoria to participate i...
  • Teach the Teacher

      In the last days of term one, as many teens cast their minds towards holidays and chocolate, a select group of students at the Portland Secondary College gathered in the library with the intention of improving conditions throughout the school.About 30...