Year 11 student Georgie Stone has produced yet another 'Wow!' moment, being named Victorian Young Australian of the Year for her role as a “brave and visible advocate for trans and gender diverse youth in Australia”. This means Georgie is the Victorian nominee for Young Australian of the Year, to be announced 25 January next year. Congratulations Georgie on this well-deserved honour.

Georgie is pictured here performing in this year's Whole School Production 'A Day of Sky'.

Parents and students, please note: Friday 8 December will be the last day for the canteen in 2017 due to building work.

From 10-22 December, students will need to bring their lunch or buy it on the way to school.

Students will not be permitted to leave the grounds at recess or lunch time.

Ripponlea Primary is hosting its annual Ripper Twilight Market this Friday, 10 November between 5pm and 9pm.

The City of Glen Eira invites families to the Groove n Graze event in the Hopetoun Gardens on Sunday 19 November. Details:

Young musicians from Elwood College recently participated in the Junior Bandfest at Bentleigh Secondary College. The event, conducted by Joe O’Callaghan, gave instrumental students an opportunity to perform together in a large concert band. Over a hundred participants and their teachers attended from schools across the region.

Students Eric Farrugia, Tom Paratheras, Monica Ising, Nicole Huynh, William McCarthy, Liam Rogerson, Sofia Sioukaeva, Alice Coffey, Ollie Smith, Will Thomas and Sam Gulliver shared an enjoyable day. Mr McClean, Ms Knowles, Mr Montesante and Mr Voogd accompanied the group.

Congratulations to Year 10 student Harry Steedman who is a high-school finalist in a national photography competition and Year 9 student Jamie Lewis-Hanafin whose work made it to the semi-finals.

The Your Health Link National Photography Competition and Exhibition gave entrants a theme of 'Healthy Life, Healthy You'.