Town Category: Victoria
Melton Secondary College
Interhouse competitions remain an integral part of the school’s ethos.
The four Houses with their associated colours are:
- Yangardook (Red)
- Kororoit (Blue)
- Djerriwarrh (Green)
- Pywheitjorrk (Yellow)
The names for the houses were derived from local waterways.
The houses compete in 2 Major Competitions:
- There is a Concert Band which reached a peak in 2006 with more than 75 members attending regular rehearsals and music lessons.
Other Major Ensembles
WORKSHOPS with outstanding ARTISTS
Major Pat Picket,
New Zealand Army Band,
Australian Army Band,
Majoe Peter Grant,
Mark Summerbell- Orchestra Victoria,
Peter Moore – Orchestra Victoria,
2005-2009 ORCHESTRA VICTORIA
1st School from Victoria to perform at “Movieworld”. (2000)
1st School in the Western Suburbs to make a CD at Tamworth, N.S.W. (2000)
1st School in the Western suburbs to win the Boorandara Eistedfod. (1998)
1st School in the Western Suburbs to win the State “C” Grade Championship. (1999, 2005)
1st School in the Western Suburbs to win the State “Novice” Grade Championship.(2002)
Bendigo Eistedfod – Won “C grade” Concert Band and Jazz Ensemble, (2004–2006, 2007)
2nd Boxhill State Championships “B” Grade. (2006)
“Music Play for Life” – Guitars in schools Project (2006)
1st State Championships “C” Grade. (2008)
A sister school relationship exists internationally with Showa Junior High School, Okayama in Japan.
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