Week 15/16 News (Semester 1, 2022)

What’s going on at LTC?

  • Success Assembly
  • Career Expo
  • Sydney Excursion
  • Canberra Theatre Excursion
  • Perform Program
  • Meet the LTC Library Team
  • Expression of Interest – School Board
  • Reconnect ACT
  • School Tours

Success Assembly

Our gym was overflowing last Tuesday, as we congratulated students for their outstanding efforts in semester 1.

Nominated students were awarded a certificate from our principal, David Briggs.

Thank you to staff, students and parents for a great day.

Career Expo

The Career Expo was held last Thursday in the college gym, providing students an opportunity to learn more about their future career options. Student spoke to a wide range of employers and organisations and learnt about graduate roles, internships, scholarships and vocational opportunities.

Sydney Excursion

Our Legal Studies students were in Sydney last week to participate in the ABC’s Q&A audience.

Canberra Theatre Excursion

Students from Year 12 English T (gothic fiction) and Year 11/12 Literature classes went to the Canberra Theatre Centre to see Shake & Stir’s production of Jane Eyre. Students were pulled into the mysteries of Thornfield Hall and intrigued by the Gothic characters and atmosphere of the play.

Perform Program

As part of National Careers Week students took part in the Perform Program run by the Beacon Foundation.

Focus of the program:

– Develop a greater understanding of the differences in expectations & behaviour between school and the workplace

– Understand the value of self-awareness in the workplace through the lens of personality.

– Understand the value of diversity within the workplace

– Understand the concept of networking

– Gain insights into varied career paths and work styles from industry mentors

Meet the LTC Library Team

Get to know the LTC Library and the team who will help you get ahead with your assessments.

Expression of Interest – School Board

Do you know someone that would be a suitable addition to our school board or another school board in the ACT?

The Education Directorate is seeking expressions of interest from people to fill the position of “Appointed Member” on ACT public school boards. Expressions of interest will be used to fill vacant positions in schools across the ACT.

All ACT public schools have a school board. The school board is responsible for the school’s strategic direction, its budget, policy implementation and related issues. Generally, school boards consist of:

• the school’s principal;

• three parents and citizens members;

• two staff members;

• two student members (at high schools and colleges);

• one Appointed Member; and

• up to two Board Appointed Members (if any).

The appointed member is usually someone from outside the immediate school community, who is interested in and committed to public education. They bring an independent voice to board decisions. Appointments extend for periods up to two years and an appointed member may also be re-appointed after the conclusion of their term.

People interested in becoming an appointed member on a school board, should complete the expression of interest form and return it to the school boards team in the Education Directorate Email: EDUSchoolBoards@act.gov.au

Expressions of interest for this recruitment round will be open until COB Monday 20 June 2022 (week 9, term 2).

Reconnect ACT

Are you experiencing conflict with your parents/ and or teenager(s)?

Is it becoming increasingly difficult to keep the peace at home?

Reconnect ACT is an outreach program for young people aged 12-18 and their families in the ACT.

Our Youth and Family Workers can come to you and meet in a place where you feel most comfortable; be it your home, your community, your school or work. The program can provide support to both the young person and their parents/care-givers with different workers where appropriate. The program can help young people and their families work through a range of issues to achieve family reconciliation. The program can also help you find appropriate accommodation where reconciliation is not possible. Our Reconnect Youth Workers can also support young people to access employment, education, training and other community activities.

We currently have vacancies in our Reconnect program.

For more information or to make a referral to this service, email reconnect@catholiccare.cg.org.au or contact 6163 7600.

School Tours

Lake Tuggeranong College is offering exclusive, small group school tours in Term 2 for interested prospective students and parents.

These COVID safe tours will give an insider view of the college. You’ll have an opportunity to see the beautiful facilities, meet expert staff, and get a feel for the college.

Sessions are available Tuesday – Friday at  11am, 12pm, 2pm and 5pm and will run for an hour. Please note the 5pm session is not available on Fridays

These sessions commence Thursday 12 May and end on Friday 1 July.

If you would like to book in a session please register here.

Blog information

Do you have a positive story to share about our students or alumni?

Here at the blog, we are happy to publish stories, photos and artworks.

Please submit your material to scott.montoyaval@ed.act.edu.au

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