Nathan Wins Regional Peace Poster Competition

For the second year in a row a Blackburn High School student has won the regional division of the Lions International Peace Poster Competition. The Lions International Peace Poster Competition is one of many Lions Clubs International Youth Programs that aim to provide opportunities for self-development, education, contribution and achievement for young people.This year the…

Melbourne University Introduces Students to The Russian Revolution – After 100 Years

A Lecture at the University of Melbourne titled  ‘The Russian Revolution After 100 Years’ gave VCE students valuable insight into the effects of the Russian Revolution in Europe. The lecture, delivered by University of Melbourne historian, Prof Mark Edele, discussed  the significance of the Russian Revolution over the 20th century. Professor Edele introduced students to…

Visiting Chinese Principals Declare Blackburn the Best

Blackburn recently hosted Principals from the Jiangsu District in China. The Principal’s visited schools in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne. Of the schools they visited they were the most impressed with Blackburn High School. In particular they were impressed with the range of enrichment and  co-curricular programs together with the plethora of lunchtime clubs, sporting activities,camps…

Junior Cookery Star

  Year 8 student Lauren loves baking and decorating and at the Royal Melbourne Show her skill and passion was recognized by a panel of talented and experienced judges. Lauren’s work was judged  best entry in the Decorated Cupcake division. Her 1st place  was crowed with an additional  Best in Show for Junior Cookery. This…

Mini Libraries Getting Students Reading

“If you don’t like to read, you haven’t found the right book.” – J.K. Rowling Finding the right book has just become a whole lot easier with the introduction of mini book collections in every House Area. To promote, engage and increase wide reading among students at Blackburn High School mini book collections have been…

Students Invited by Victorian Royal Australian Chemical Institute to Compete at National Level

Science is alive and well at Blackburn High School. The Learning Area is always inspiring and extending students through a variety of competitions. Congratulations to one of our student science teams that participated in the prestigious Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI) Titration Competition. Schools are invited to enter teams of three from Years 10, 11…