City scape from the Aquarium

City scape from the Aquarium


Thank you to all those parents and family members that joined us for a celebration of term 1 work.

Have a great break, Keep Safe!

On the 2nd of March, 2013 five of our students, Ryley B, Ryley M, Patch, Steven and Deklan, were extremely privileged to be able to participate in the  full bore shooting hosted by the Rosedale Rifle Range.  A large thanks goes out to the Rosedale rifle range for professionally hosting such a fantastic event. The coaches were fantastic! A huge thanks to Jim who’s experience and assistance in driving was invaluable.  Please read on for the students report. Also check in a week or two for some very professional photos (Thanks Ryley B)

– Mr BerryP1000198

On Friday 22nd of March five of Mallacoota’s best young shooters, Deklan Heard, Patch Chevers, Ryley Morris, Steven Clark and Ryley Broome went to Rosedale Rifle Range.



Ryley Morris: started off with a 21 out of 40


Ryley Broome: Excellent score of 35 out of 40


Patch Chevers: Got a good score of 35 out of 40


Deklan Heard: Got a good score of 33 out of 40


Steven Clark: Got a score of 19 out of 40

We missed out on 3rd place by 3 points.

The weather was good but it was really windy and it affected our accuracy a bit. Overall we had a really fun day and we hope to go again next year.

– Ryley B, Ryley M, Deklan, Patch and Steven


Today we went for a walk in the  rain looking for signs and talking about Road Safety.

Rosie brought a  beautiful rag rug in for Show and Tell. Edward brought his cute little echidna which he cuddles at night.

We used the computer and practised making colourful names with capital letters.

Tomorrow is Ride to School day. We can meet other people and ride to school together.

It has been so long since our last post. A lot has been happening. On Monday we had some special visitors with Roxy the Ferret and Theodore and her baby guinea pigs. Today we had some cute little dolls from Asia that just did not want to lie down.

The Grade 1s worked on their little houses today. They had to use their previous knowledge of working with and making hinges to design a tissue box house that will pass a Huff and Puff test.

Tomorrow will be going for a short Road Safety walk around the school block looking for signs and practising crossing the road.

Mallacoota P-12 had 2 senior competitors attend Gippsland secondary regional swim carnival. Kahli Migotto-Brown and Jess Gellert. Both students swam remarkably to get to this level and should be commended.

Jess won her way through to States representing Mallacoota P-12 and Gippsland in the Freestyle and Butterfly at the Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre next week.

A big thank you to Nicole Gellert for taking both girls to Sale to participate in this carnival. Without such fantastic parents we would not be able to give the students the opportunities of larger schools.

Simon Berry


Firstly a big thank you to Stephanie Mew for taking the students to Orbost for the zone swimming (hopefully you didn’t get too wet). See below for a description of the day by Steph.

The students did very well. All of them got a ribbon! Jess won everything such a sensational swimmer I want some lessons.  Arch got a second in butterfly and third in free, Arrow got some second and thirds as did Khali.  She swam amazingly well, her freestyle race was incredibly close you could have ‘thrown a blanket’ over the first three. The girls relay was a highlight as Belle stepped up an age group and they came second.

A teacher approached me from another school to remark how well we went as before three quarters of the way through the program we were less than ten points off the leaders! Next year you should push for a better lane, we were up against the wall in lane 6 simply because we were a small school. The only downside: we were caught in a massive down pour at the end and were still waiting on the relays, which the girls came 2nd in. Worth the wait

–          Stephanie Mew

Congratulations to all the students who attended and gave their all. You have done yourselves and your school proud.

Mr. Berry

Mallacoota P-12 College students were extremely excited to have a visit from Ian Rossborough and his assistant from Cricket Victoria. Ian is a coaching specialist who teachers cricket (specifically super 8’s) in Victorian Schools in a fun and competitive environment. Ian took the primary students for an hour and took our senior students for 2 hours. The students enjoyed themselves immensely. The students were fantastic and energetic, so much so, that Ian has arranged to come back in term four this year.

Last year we send a Boys and Girls Super 8’s team to Bairnsdale and Sale, those students had a fantastic time and learnt some great skills. This year we were hoping to send our Sec students to a tournament term one, unfortunately this was cancelled due to student participation rates. Another tournament will be held in term four, hopefully we will get some takers this time.

See below for some fantastic photos.

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A class mate brought in a robot and it shoots discs out it’s mouth. It had lots of bright lights on it.

We did a treasure hunt and played our zoo game.

We learnt about dice rolling techniques eg. down the slide, spider trap, in the bear cave, soccer goal

Snakes and alligators and peacocks are hanging in our room: a for alligator, s for snake and p for peacock.

Today is Friday it will be four days until we do our blog again. When we go on our camp we will still be doing our Blog. It will be fun on camp.

We did our book for our class camp.

We started our day with an assembly. At the end of the day we did dancing and our treasure hunt.

Log in next week to read all about our camp!