Posts Tagged ‘North Lake Senior Campus’

The signs are everywhere

The Year 11 Foundation Career & Enterprise students participated in a mini-tour around the school investigating safety precautions and signage located inside classrooms and outside in shared locations. The students recorded each sign, identifying it according to the signage classification as either mandatory, prohibited, warning or safe condition.  Students also discussed any related PPE required…

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Student councillors get down to work

The 2021 student council has been elected. Students were given the opportunity to nominate for a position and were able to make their case to the student body before all Year 11 students were given the opportunity to cast a vote. The successful candidates were Yassin, Tina, Lilli and Michael. The election results were announced…

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Farewell Year 12s (part 2)

The gym at North Lake was transformed for the 2020 Year 12 valedictory ceremony. Music, under Dean’s direction, was presented by Paula, Joseph, Khaa, Panha, Marah and Patrick with Joseph’s performance of his own song Human a particular highlight. Special guests included the Mayor Logan Howlett from the City of Cockburn and the Federal Member…

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When you have made a difference

During her 47 years with the WA Education Department Mary Margetts worked at Mullewa Junior High School, South Fremantle Senior High School, Melville SHS, Rockingham SHS and Willetton SHS before being appointed principal of North Lake Senior Campus in 2007. At a farewell function to mark her retirement, held on campus in week three, Mary…

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Chemical Titrations Year 12 ATAR Chemistry

A chemical titration is a precise technique in chemistry used to determine the exact concentration of a chemical, in this case an acid. First up, an accurately weighed amount of sodium carbonate powder is mixed with distilled water and made up to exactly 500ml.  It has to be perfect, one too many drops and it…

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Towards a sustainable future

There was an extra vibrancy around the campus in week three during North Lake’s Sustainability Week. Students and staff came away with newly potted plants, cuttings, fashionable pre-loved additions to their wardrobes and an increased sense of the possibilities of a more sustainable future. Students were heavily involved at every level from promotion to working…

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Sui’s story

Sui completed Year 11 and 12 at North Lake as a mature-age student, graduating in 2016. She gained her English language skills in the IEC after arriving in Australia from Myanmar. Sui soon gained a reputation as a student who simply got on with things. She was awarded a Rotary Club of Booragoon Endeavour Scholarship…

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Listening and learning

Tim Basile is a coach at Fremantle CBC Football Club and at teacher at Fremantle College. He says he’s inspired every time he hears about the life of one of his players Johnny Kuch. Recently Tim invited Johnny to speak to students in the Australian Rules footy program at Fremantle College on behalf of the…

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A thirst for work

As a Year 11 Industrial Studies student in 2017 James found out he needed a white card to get the kind of work placement he wanted. Finding the money for a white a card was a problem so James decided to make use of the skills he’d developed and started a little business making timber…

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