Parade College is justifiably proud of its student and staff community. We have had many occasions over the years where individual achievements and community involvement has been recognised in the wider community, through local newspapers and other media. Below is a brief overview of some of the recent events that have seen members of our school community recognised for their significant achievements. Click on each heading to view the article.
Class Acts (Weekly Review, August 2013)
Parade's year 12 Arts Prefect and saxophone whiz Anthony Vouliotis was featured in a Q&A article on inspiring students.
All in the Family (Northern Weekly, July 2013)
Parade teacher Darrell Cruse leads by example for his students, with his family fostering several children over the past seven years.
A Schoolboy We Used To Know (Herald Sun July 2013)
Old Paradian and worldwide music sensation Gotye, aka Wally de Backer, is returning to the College as an ambassador for Sean Willmore's (OP 1990) Thin Green Line charity.
Packed Up and Ready to Go (Northern Weekly June 2013)
Parade's year 10 students this week presented the first of 100 backpacks to go to young foster care children via MacKillop Family Services.
Students Foster Support (DV Leader & Heidelberg Leader, June 2013)
Parade's year 10 students, in conjunction with MacKillop Family Services, are providing backpacks containing useful items to children going into foster care.
Budding Chefs on Parade (Northern Weekly & Weekly Review, May 2013)
Parade's new commercial kitchen is already proving to be popular for the Bundoora students, who now start cooking classes from year 7.
Paws for effect (Northern Weekly, February 2013)
Parade staff member David Lovatt talks about the positives of bringing his four month old guide dog puppy into school.