At Cohuna Secondary College we offer: Art, Drama, English, Humanities (Geography, History and Financial Liter- acy), Information Technologies, Japa- nese, Mathematics, Multimedia, Music (classroom, instrumental lessons and School Band), Performing Arts, Physical Education, Science, Sport and a broad range of Technology subjects including Auto, Electronics, Food Technology, Ma- terial Studies, Textiles, Welding, Wood- work. In VCE and VCAL the wide range of sub- jects includes: Accounting, Art, Biology, Business Management, Chemistry, De- We treat all people with respect, sign & Technology, Food Technology, focus on our learning and Health and Human Development, Litera- strive for excellence ture, several Maths, Phys Ed., Physics, in all that we do. Psychology, Visual Communication, Sys- Our friendly school has small classes and we have a tems Engineering and more. school chaplain (actually two of them) who help us To study the Victorian Certificate of when we have issues to face. Applied Learning (VCAL) students Students have many opportunities to get involved choose either a School Based Appren- through the Students’ Representative Council ticeship (ASBA) or a VET subject. (SRC), the Youth Council (across the Gannawarra To help our learning we have two com- Shire) and through becoming leaders in a range of puter rooms with 24 computers each, areas: sport, music, performing arts and many more. several computer pods with six com- puters, 8 computers in the library plus a Cohuna Secondary College class-set of laptops. These are all wire- 6415 Murray Valley Highway lessly networked. Cohuna, Victoria. 3568 Phone: (03) 5456 2555 Facsimile: (03) 5456 3298 email: firstname.lastname@example.org web: www.cohuna-sc.vic.edu.au Cohuna Secondary College is a safe and envi- The College Band includes many instruments ronmentally-friendly school, which is situ- such as Brass, Keyboard, Woodwind and Per- ated on the Murray Valley Highway. The col- cussion. The Band is often successful in Ei- Every second year the College puts on a lege is spread over 10 hectares of land, in- steddfods and plays at other school and com- performance called the Theatre cluding gardens, shady eating areas, basket- munity events as well. If you are interested Restaurant. The auditions are open to all ball court, football/soccer/hockey oval, the in playing an instrument, we have the staff year 7 to 12 students. The students not main buildings and the Year 9 Centre. and facilities to teach you. only perform, they also work backstage and do props, costumes, lighting, sound We have 21 learning spaces at the College, and set designs. Some of the older stu- plus the library, that has a broad range of dents prepare meals for the audience fiction and non-fiction books as well as eight networked computers. Our facilities include and are the waiters to carry the meals the art area, ECA Centre (with two indoor around. courts), drama room, science rooms, an auto Year 9 boys run a program called Boys ‘N Books, that involves our students helping grade 2 boys shop, home economics room, electronics with their reading. The year 9 girls run Girls and room, woodwork, textiles and so on. In 2009 Games. The local grade 3-4 girls play a range of we will be using our new Year 7 & 8 Learning mathematical games with the help of our girls. Spaces, our new Music room with its Practice Both the year 9s and the younger students enjoy We compete in the Rock Eisteddfod rooms and the Year 9 Centre in the Red these programs because they learn and our stu- Challenge every second year. Our previ- Brick Building (which has been recently re- dents get to be positive role models. ous performances have been quite suc- furbished). cessful and they are: 1997: Toy Shop of Fear 1999: Knights of the Board Room Table 2001: Odyssey Sports available include: athletics, basket- In years 10, 11 and 12 we encourage students to 2003: Dancing the Dream look at their best career pathway. Many stu- 2005: Popularity Bugs Me ball, badminton, football, golf, gymnastics, dents begin an Australian School-Based Ap- indoor hockey, netball, volleyball, indoor soc- 2007: The Moral in the Myth prenticeship (ASBA). These can be in agricul- cer, shooting, squash, swimming, table-tennis, Students choose the theme, organise ture, auto, retail, welding/engineering, etc. This tennis and volleyball. provides for one day a week in the workplace the choreography, costumes, lighting The House sports events we hold during the with on-the-job training plus learning modules and set designs. year are: swimming, summer sports, cross coun- that mean the students leave school with a Cer- In 2007 we made it to the Finals try, winter sports and athletics. tificate II or III in their area. Others under- (again!) and we had almost half the take Vocational Education and Training (VET) school involved in the 8-minute song Many of our students go on to compete at courses in a range of areas: auto, business, con- Northern Zone and then State level. We have struction, engineering, hairdressing, sports and and dance routine at Vodaphone Arena. had several state champions recently. recreation and so on. The choice is yours.