Monthly Archives: September 2013

Canberra Trip 2013

Hedland SHS students have arrive in Canberra. To keep updated on how the trip is going, please visit the follow blogsite: CanberraTrip2013  

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Centre of Excellence’s Term 3 visit

The Mathematics and Science Centre of Excellence visited the high school again during Week 9 for there once a term Discovery Day, where the students are given the opportunity to participate in activities that can only be conducted in a Science lab. This term they continued the Forensic Science theme and were given a criminal […]

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Year 12 Graduation Dates

The Year 12’s will be seeing out the year on Wednesday 23 October with a final graduation assembly at 9.05am in the gym followed by morning tea with the parents and teachers in the school library. Following a rehearsal for the November Graduation Awards Ceremony, Year 12 students will be dismissed from school at the […]

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YOHFest 2013

Students from across the Pilbara converged on the Matt Dann Theatre recently for the regional heats of Yohfest 2013. Exploring the health-related theme of Lifestyle, students from Hedland SHS, Karratha SHS and Paraburdoo Primary wrote, directed and choreographed a variety of different works. Hedland SHS entered three group drama works, each vastly different, but all […]

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Annual Art Exhibition

This year was our 25th Annual Arts exhibition. Held in the Matt Dann Theatre foyer, it was a huge success with more than 200 works featured. The opening night was combined with the YOHFest (Youth on Health Festival) heats. Our judges for the exhibition year were Diana Boyd and Naomi Stanitzki. Students were awarded best […]

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Mystery at the High School

During Week 8 Scitech visited the high school to run workshops with the students on the topic of forensic science. Students were given a description of a crime that had taken place and then viewed a number of pieces of evidence in an attempt to determine who committed the crime. The types of evidence included […]

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Year 12 Applied Information Technology students smash out the Yearbook again.

The yearbook at Hedland Senior High school is an annual project that Year 12 students undertake as part of their final assessment. The project goes through a multitude of stages- Firstly, information and pictures are gathered from various students and teachers. The next stage is the most exciting part when everything comes together digitally. The […]

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Students Trip to Study Gas Hub Issue

On the 14 April 2013 the LEAP class went to Broome to study the James Price Point gas hub issue, which was part of our English work on understanding and writing persuasive texts. Although the trip was just a few days after the project was cancelled it was a very worthwhile trip as we had […]

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Youth Speaker Simon Clegg visits the high school

Youth speaker Simon Clegg inspired Hedland students on 29 August conducting workshops with students and giving advice to parents and teachers in an exclusive after school session. Simon’s presentation was humorous, raw and engaging and tackled some of the big issues facing our youth – bullying, self-esteem confidence and resilience. To parents he gave strategies […]

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