Calwell High School is a co-educational ACT Government high school located in southern Tuggeranong.

URGENT INFORMATION

This is an update regarding Calwell High School receiving a threatening phone call today (03/02/2016).

Students and staff were evacuated as Police attended the site and investigated the threat. Police have since given the all clear and students have returned to normal classes.

Counselling support is available for all students and staff. If you have any concerns or require further information, please contact your school.

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URGENT INFORMATION

As you may have heard a small number of ACT public schools received a threatening phone call  on 02/02/2016.

Forrest Primary School, Kingsford Smith School, Lanyon High School, Richardson Primary School and Miles Franklin Primary School were evacuated as Police attended all sites, investigated the threats and confirmed it was safe to return to normal classes.

Staff and students responded exceptionally well and should be commended.

If you have any concerns or require further information, please contact your school. Counselling support is available for all students and staff.

Police advised that they are aware of similar incidents in a number of schools in other states around Australia.


In Memory of Rachelle Kelly – Calwell Year 10 2015

It is with great sadness that we acknowledge the passing of one of 2015 Year 10 students, Rachelle Kelly.

Rachelle passed away on Friday 22 January 2016. Rachelle was recently diagnosed with Addison disease and died from complications due to that disease.

Our sympathies and condolences go out to her parents, family and her many friends. Rachelle was a remarkable young person who contributed significantly to the life of our school.  She will be deeply missed by both students and staff.

The funeral took place at Norwood Park  cemetery chapel at 1:30pm Thursday 28 January.


Year 7 Immunisations

The first round of Year 7 Immunisations are next week 12/2/2016. Click the link for a flyer with more information!

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Students, teachers and the grounds of Calwell High School

Dance Festival 2015

'Nearly half of Australia's population will experience a mental illness at some point in their life. Calwell High School's choreography class explores mental illness in: The Demon Within"

Calwell High School Year 9/10 Choreography Class students choreographed and performed "The Demon Within" on Friday 18th September at Ausdance ACT's Youth Dance Festival.

The piece was developed in response to the stimulus of "Exploration", with the students choosing the theme of exploring the mind.

Congratulations to Principal Bruce McCourt!

Our Principal Bruce Court was awarded as Outstanding School Leader of the Year at the 2015 ACT Education and Training Directorate Excellence Awards. Mr Mark Evans and Ms Renee Newton were also finalists in the Beginning Teacher and Teacher of the Year categories. We are so proud and fortunate to have such accomplished and committed staff.

Step Into the Limelight 2015

"The Evolution of Light" choreographed and performed by Calwell High School for Step Into the Limelight 2015. This dance piece features the Year 9 & 10 Choreography class, the Boys dance program students and guest performers J4 Crew. It is a collaborative piece that responds to the stimulus of the Step Into the Limelight theme "Light". The performance took place on August 27th 2015 at AIS Arena, Canberra.

Congratulations to Principal Bruce McCourt!

Our Principal Bruce Court was awarded as Outstanding School Leader of the Year at the 2015 ACT Education and Training Directorate Excellence Awards. Mr Mark Evans and Ms Renee Newton were also finalists in the Beginning Teacher and Teacher of the Year categories. We are so proud and fortunate to have such accomplished and committed staff.

Joy Burch MLA, Bruce McCourt, Diane Joseph

Joy Burch MLA, Bruce McCourt, Diane Joseph at the ACT ETD Excellence Awrds

ACT ETD Excellence Awards Group Photo

BYOD at Calwell High School