Entries by Helen Craig

Out of the Box

Upcoming Event – Wednesday 1st of September 2021 Performing Arts Centre, MET Campus John Tonkin College – Visual Art, Photography, Music and Drama

Year 9 Bushrangers – (Semester 2, 2020)

The Year 9 Bush Ranger cadets were involved in creating the second instalment of educational paver art for the Samphire Cove Nature Reserve in Halls Head last year. In collaboration with the Friends of Samphire Cove Nature Reserve community group, students were asked to design and paint pavers to represent important bird and plant life […]

Year 9 Surf Science Camp

In Week 3 of term 2, 9S went on a surf science camp with Miss Eckersley and Mr Dawson to Margaret river to watch the Margaret River Surf Pro. Over the days we enjoyed abseiling down a 22 metre cliff that overlooked a beautiful coastline and surfing at gas Bay in Gnarabup with amazing waves. […]

Greening Australia

Our year 10 Duke of Ed students went out in to the Pinjarra region. They were working with Greening Australia to complete flora monitoring using a 10x10m quadrat format. Students were responsible for identifying which protective barrier was used, what species was planted and the health of the plant. This data will be collated and used […]

International Food Day

The Aboriginal Education Department staff, Andrea Tacko, Denysha Marshall and Luke Beeson together with staff, students and parents organized a special banquet enjoyed by all.  The Education Support Department provided a sausage sizzle. Staff and students tasted a wide variety of food dishes from countries all over the world. Click here for more photos;

The Black Bream Project

Click here to view The Black Bream Project; Peel Bright Minds recently held a community event at John Tonkin College in collaboration with the groups below.  Over 70 people attended (with social distancing) the evening which included community members, staff, students and representatives from all the participating groups provided information about the Black Bream Project. […]

The Athletics House Carnival

On Friday the 11th of September we held our 2020 Athletics House Carnival.  The students cheered for their House all day and those who participated are to be commended for their determination and sportsmanship. Congratualtions to the winning House. Eacott and to all Champion and Runner up boy and girl winners! Click here for more […]

Annual Time Capsule Opening

This recent event attracted students and parents to the MET Campus Library.  A delicious afternoon tea was provided to students, parents and staff.  Principal, Kim Savins and Deputy Principal Donna Heath gave out the time capsule contents to the Year 12 students who had contributed when they were in Year 7. The Time Capsules included the […]

Timeless20’s Art Exhibition & Performance Opening Night

On Wednesday 26th of August John Tonkin Senior campus hosted the 2020 Arts exhibition and performance opening night. We had over 100 people in attendance, along with the Arts Minister the Hon David Templeman and our Mayor Rhys Williams. 2020 has been a challenging year for us all. We reflect on the similarities of the […]

R U Okay? Day

Recently John Tonkin College held R U OK? Days. It was a reminder that on every day of the year we should support people who may be struggling. But also, that there’s more to say after R U OK? If someone says they’re not OK make time to listen, encourage action and check in. The students […]