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  • PSC smART Art Exhibition

        Staff and students at Portland Secondary College’s smART Art program are celebrating its tenth anniversary this week with a major new exhibition at the Arts Centre.The exhibition, which opened Monday, features the works of students in a wide v...
  • Literacy continues to be a focus at PSC

      Literacy expert, Terri Campbell, continued her work with Portland Secondary College teachers last week following on from her visit to the school in January. Terri has been working with teachers to develop Strategies to focus on Literacy in every class...
  • All Creatures Great and Small

        A natural with animals, Portland Secondary College’s Tiarna Sulman, 17, is enjoying her traineeship at the Portland Veterinary Clinic.   Portland Secondary College student Tiarna Sulman, 17, the path to gaining her qualification to become a v...
  • Turning Red to Raise Make-A-Wish Funds

    Splash of red was added to the Portland Secondary College on Friday as the students got behind the One Big Red Money day to assist with the granting of student Krystal Brogan’s wish.   Coinciding with the Make-A-Wish’s One Big Red Money Walk the sc...
  • Ex PSC Student Helping Asylum Seekers

      If you ask 22-year-old former Portland resident Grace Warren what her day to day life now consists of, you better prepare yourself for a highly unusual response. Every day Grace deals directly with one of Australia’s most heatedly debated human righ...
  • PSC welcomes new teachers

      Relocating halfway across the state and starting a new job can be a daunting affair, and it can be compounded further when you are starting a new career too. However new teachers Tom Cain and Chris Weinberg have settled into life in Portland and the...
  • PSC Welcomes New Teachers

    This year Portland Secondary College welcomes Belinda Martyn (teaching Certificate 2 Retail Skincare and Makeup); Kaleb Sherwell (Certificate 2 Engineering Studies); Lee-Anne Chapman (Year 7 and 8 maths and Year 11 and 12 accounting); Kate Rhook (Year 7...
  • PSC Band prepares with Primaries

    Portland Secondary College's senior school band is touring Ballarat today after performing for Portland's primary schools late last week. Music Teacher Brian Healy said while both school rock bands had joined the Senior School Band performaing for the pu...
  • PSC Band prepares with Primaries

    Portland Secondary College's senior school band is touring Ballarat today after performing for Portland's primary schools late last week. Music Teacher Brian Healy said while both school rock bands had joined the Senior School Band performaing for the pu...
  • Liam and Asha Shortlisted for Top Arts

      Portland Secondary College Year 12 students Liam Barr and Asha Murray have both been shortlisted for entry into next year’s Top Arts exhibition.The annual exhibition puts artwork from Year 12 VCE students on display in Melbourne at the National Gall...
  • Engaging Youth Homelessness

      Portland Secondary College Reengagement Program students have been working to improve Portland’s understanding of youth homelessness this term. Their most recent contribution has been introducing the community to Brophy Family and Youth Services Po...
  • Art for Arts Sake

    Most people, including policy makers, believe that arts education fosters creativity and possibly others skills conducive to innovation. In knowledge-based societies, innovation is a key engine of economic growth, and arts education is increasingly consid...
  • Big Improvement in Glenelg Shire School Engagement Rate

    The Glenelg region is shaking off its reputation for having one of Victoria’s lowest rates of student engagement.  Glenelg has dropped from having the second highest rate of youth disengagement in the state to be 47th among Victoria’s 79 municipaliti...
  • Resource Smart

          Portland Secondary College students will travel to Melbourne on November 8 to claim their share in a $40,000 award as part of the ResourceSmart school program. Out of the 600 schools that entered the awards, Portland Secondary has been ranked ...
  • Barkington Hall

        Portland Secondary College’s Production, Barkington Hall, thrilled audiences over three nights at the Portland Arts Centre last week.The production showcased the acting skills of a group of around 30 students, with the cast made up of students f...
  • eSmart Accreditation

          Portland Secondary College has recently been accredited as an eSmart school as part of the State Government program that promotes cyber safety.The eSmart program is based on a whole school framework to promote safe, responsible use of digita...
  • Year 12 Art Exhibition

    1. PORTLAND Secondary College student Ashleigh Dyson poses with her work Wrapped In Red, described by one visitor as "…amazingly in-depth."   2. MATCHING her smile to that of Bob Marley, Nunkeri Bamblett of Bayview College uses musical notes to dis...
  • Art Exhibition - Liam Barr Lino Cut

    THE works of young people who may well be Australia’s leading artists of the future have gone on display at the Portland Arts Centre, with friends, family and students streaming in this week to have a closer look.   The students come from Portland ...
  • Youth of the Year - Clare Oakley

      Portland Secondary College (PSC) Year 11 student Clare Oakley has been named Portland Lions Club’s Youth of the Year. Earlier this month three students PSC and three from Bayview College competed against one another for the title.  Clare was joine...
  • Sustainability Communities Grant to PSC

            District youth will see more than $40,000 in benefits from this year’s Pacific Hydro Portland Sustainable Communities Fund grants.Ten youth-themed programs received more than $40,000 of the $90,000 fund, with the biggest share going to...