Extra Curricular

Listed below are THS Extra Curicular activites that occur through the year:

1. Cultural and Artistic

¨            Instrumental music and musical performances

¨            School bands

¨            Cultural exchanges – through service clubs

¨            School production

¨            Technology displays and Art exhibition


2. Sport and Leisure

¨  Interschool / House / Intraschool (Round Robins)

¨  Southern Zone and State level competitions

¨  Socials, VCE Formal and Deb. Balls


3. Educational Enhancement

¨  Regular English, Maths, Science, Geography and I.T. contests (plus other competitions at times)

¨  Essay competitions and English competitions

¨  Integration support

¨  Parental involvement in classrooms (reading, library)

¨  Guest speakers and visiting authors / performers / presenters (eg:  Reptile Show)

¨  Accelerated Learning Program

¨  Vocational Education – VCE / VET, VCAL and YEA

¨  Recognition of student achievements through Honour system and Endeavour Awards, Dux of year level, subject prizes at VCE level and Scholarships

¨  Acknowledgement of student achievement in weekly school Newsletter

¨  International Travel


4. Leadership and Decision Making

¨  Captains  (School, House, Bus, Form)

¨  SRC (Form representative)

¨  House Captains organising teams for House swimming and athletics carnivals

¨  Students involved in leadership forums and fundraising including Environmental and Resource programs

¨  Student leadership role in organising major school events

¨  Student leaders being given public speaking opportunities (eg:  at school assemblies)

¨  Students being involved in Lions Youth of the Year and Apex Public Speaking


5. Careers and Work Experience

¨  Career counselling

¨  Work Experience (including non-traditional careers)

¨  Expos, careers nights

¨  Student programs / course selections

¨  VTAC information nights

¨  Managed Individual Pathways (MIPS)


6. Camps and Excursions

¨  Year level camps 

Year 7 Transition

Year 8 Outdoor Ed. / Environment

Year 9 City Survival