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COLLEGE INFORMATION SESSIONS AND TOURS
Every Thursday from 18th June 2015 (excluding school holidays)
Time: 9.15am.

Our College offers an outstanding range of VCE and VCE/VET studies in Years 10, 11 & 12. We also offer Specialist Sports Development Programs in –

Basketball Years 9-12
Football Years 10-12
Tennis Years 5-12
New in 2016 - Netball and Rugby 7's

 Future Stars
(Personal programs) Years 10 -12


For further details please contact the college on
9890 0571.

 

Ben Simmons was in the house!     pictured with BHSSC Head Coach Kevin Goorjian in the College Gym on his recent visit to Melbourne.

 Click here to read Pick and Roll article about Ben's tour to Australia with his college basketball team.

 

Box Hill SSC would like to congratulate our basketballers of 2014 who successfully gained scholarships to Colleges in the USA with one also being selected in the NBA, this adds to our impressive total of over 65 student/athletes who have gained basketball scholarships at USA Colleges & Universities

 

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Year 12 Outdoor Education Students spent the week at the Meki Ski Lodge on

Beautiful Mt Buller

Snow Camp - Heavy falls of fresh powder snow enabled our students to brush up on their snowboarding and skiing techniques as well as a bit of showing off!!

 

Science

Rory Kendall-McHugh has been chosen to participate in the National YouthScience Forum in Canberra in January 2016.  This is a National selection process with rigorous written submissions and interviews. Well Done Rory

Congratulations

Najvada George and Lucy Cochrane on your selection into the Australian U'17 Sapphires Basketball Team. The girls will play in the Oceania World Championships in August, then it's off to the World Championships in 2016.

Well done to you both from all your friends at BHSSC

 

Valanga Khoza

Our Music Department spent a week in a series of workshops and performances with guest artist Valanga Khoza. Students were spellbound by stories of his amazing life told with the wit of a truly great storyteller.  Students were singing Valanga's songs, playing their own instruments as well as those African drums. pictured on right are Tori A, Valanga, Pete Ryan (Head of Music) and El M.

 

 

 

 

Ben Simmons
Congratulations Ben Simmons on your 'Morgan Wootten USA High School Player of the year 2015 award from all your fans at BHSSC.

The awards keep on coming for Ben.

 

 

 


Congratulations Class of 2014


2014 VCE results

BHSSC would like to congratulate all students who completed their secondary studies in 2014 with many students achieving their personal best. We wish them well in their future endeavours.


The following students achieved a study score of 40 and above placing them in the top 8% of students in Victoria for the study/subject:


Melissa Lubbe, Jake Marler, Jake Chesson, Joshua DeLange, Mitchell Graunke & Noah Dunne Riseley.

College Top 10 ATAR achievers as follows:

Joseph Arnaud, Jeremy Bamford, Charlotte Brancatisano, Darcy Crocker, Joel Dale, Mitchell Graunke, Damien Hamilton, Joshua DeLange, Connor McClelland & Oliver Winton.

Congratulations also to Damien Hamilton on achieving a VCE Baccalaureate.

Congratulations to our 2014 DUX - Darcy Crocker
Darcy scored in the high 30's for both Literature and Accounting. He also scored in the 40's for English and an outstanding 50 for Business Management. This gave Darcy an ATAR in the 90's placing him in the top 8% of students in the state of Victoria.

In addition to his academic achievements, Darcy has been totally committed to the school football program. He was an intergral part of the Premier League Championship team and the team that were runners up in the Herald Sun Sheild.

Darcy Crocker is pictured on the right with the Assistant Principal, Fiona Erwich at College Celebration Dinner 2014.

Liam Denny short listed for the
2015 Top Arts Exhibition
Liam Denny's artwork titled "Unsettling" has been shortlisted for the 2015 Top Arts Exhibition. See more of Liam's artwork displayed in the online gallery for 2014 Annual Arts Exhibition.

Contragulations Liam!

Shaquille O'Neal calls Australian Basketballer Ben Simmons "the best player in the world"
Future Australian basketball star Ben Simmons is pictured with his parents Dave and Julie signing with Louisiana State University last Thursday but it went next level when Shaquille O'Neal commented "LSU just signed the best player in the world. Check him out.'

Terrific news Ben from all at BHSSC!

Michael Wearne a perfect fit for Eastern Washington University
Michael Wearne, the 6'1 guard from Melbourne, officially signed with Eastern Washington University last Wednesday night, he has been described as 'a perfect fit'. Michael committed to Eastern Washington in October.

Congratulations Michael from all your
friends at BHSSC!
Farewell Class of 2014
We have loved having you at BHSSC and wish you all well in your coming exams and your future pathways. We know you will make a difference in the world.

 

Jasmin Starr
Jasmin Starr has been selected to represent Victoria in the 2014 14's Girls Australian Teams Championships (3 players to a team) to compete at Melbourne Park, 12 - 15 December. Good luck, Jasmin!

Flying Start Fashion Excursion



The Fashion World of Jean Pul Gaultier, From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk is being held at the National Gallery of Victoria International St Kilda Road. Students had the opportunity to view this inspiring and very innovative collection. The highlights of the day were the introductory talk on Gaultier and a creative workshop where the students were able to explore his design process. Patrons were delighted as students showcased their artwork on the gold mirror carousel in the federation court at the NGV international. View more photos here....

Fashion Parade 2014
To see stunning designs created by our students from this year's fashion parade, click here.

All Australian AFL team 2014 has two former students named!
We are excited at the inclusion of Robbie Gray (half forward flank) and Nick Malceski (half back flank) in this illustrious side. Two inclusions in the All Australian Team is no mean feat.

McDonalds Cup Championship 2014
Congratulations from all at BHSSC on winning the Intermediate Boys McDonald's Cup Championship 2014.

Congratulations to our Senior Boys who were runners up in the Herald Sun Shield competition!!

Nick Strmecki BHSSC 2012 - 2013

Nick has committed to Lindenwood University, St Charles, Missouri.
Congratulations and Well Done Nick from Head Basketball Coach, Kevin Goorjian, and all your friends at BHSSC.

Rachel Limburg
Congratulations to Rachel Limburg who participated in the School Sports Victoria finals recently. She achieved fist place in Under 17 High Jump, Long Jump, 100m Hurdles and scored a record breaking 12.45m in Shot put.

What an amazing achievement!

Natasha Morey chosen for the National Youth Science Forum in Canberra 2015
Each year, Rotary through an extensive series of interviews, chooses a select group of high achieving students from around Australia to take part in the National Youth Science Forum in Canberra over Summer. The process is highly competitive with a large contingent of private school students vying for the available places. The chosen students attend the Australian National University in January 2015 for a week of field work, research, lectures and future planning related to science. Natasha Morey (Year 11 Chemistry, Biology, Physics) has been selected to attend the National Youth Science Forum 2015. Congratulations Tash!

Brit Jackson
Brit recently spent the day at the Olympic Academy, where she got to meet and talk with current and past Olympians as well as participating in a number of workshops led by these Olympians. Brit heard the Olympians talk about the kinds of challenges that she is facing, particularly finding balance in life, among all the demands faced by elite athletes, especially those still at school. Brit received a certificate and a Victorian Olympic Council pin/badge.

Oakleigh Chargers and BHSSC join forces!
BHSSC's football program is greatly enhanced by the exciting new link with the TAC 'powerhouse', premiership winning, Oakleigh Chargers Football Club. Click here for results of their win on 22 September 2014.