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OLNA on the way

  The Round 2 Online Literacy and Numeracy Assessment (OLNA) window commences 29 August and ends 14 September. Please check with your teacher of English to see if you are required to sit any of the OLNA tests. Your teacher of English will provide you with a testing roster that tells you when you are…

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Switched on to sustainability

The pillars of sustainability – social, economic and environmental – were on show at North Lake’s Sustainability Marketplace on 27 July. With recycled, homemade, homegrown, class-made, yummy, useful and ingenious items on sale and display the market was a great springboard for discussion and information.  Some staff and students also ventured out to continue the…

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Sell what you sew

The Year 12 Career & Enterprise students have been designing, making and packaging reusable makeup remover wipes. They designed the shapes, made templates then cut and pinned the fabric before sewing and finishing the item.  They had a stall at the Sustainability Market on Wednesday 27.

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Transition to uni – view from the inside

When school finally ends we head off to jobs, university, TAFE, other training or a combination of those adventures. But what is it like? Recently a Mentor class comprising Year 11 and 12 students held a discussion with Belle, Michael and Nick, who were Year 12s at North Lake in 2021, about the transition to…

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Sea of hands: behind the scenes

The sea of hands with artwork and personal reconciliation pledges was a highlight of our big day. Nadia’s IEC art class set the scene with some intricate hands produced in class. NLSC News was there to see the results.

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Fire safety lessons

IEC students enjoyed a successful excursion to the Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) learning a lot about fire safety in their homes. They were shown a video about how to escape as safely as possible out of their house making sure to check closed doors by using the back of their hand on…

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Stand up hands up for reconciliation

With a Welcome to Country and smoking ceremony from Aunty Freda and Narelle Ogilvie, music from Lachy John and a powerful student presentation led by Suhaila, Athen and Marta, North Lake recognised Reconciliation Week in style. Stories and songs were shared and much was learned. All students contributed with respect and creativity. Principal Gary Anderson…

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Cars and parking on campus

If you drive to campus (or will be a passenger of cars driven by students). There is a student vehicle details form to fill out on our website. Here’s a link: https://www.northlake.wa.edu.au/student-driver-permission/ Click on the link below to download the Powerpoint containing all the information you need (and to admire Dave’s toy car collection). Cars at…

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