Lesson for both parties (DV Leader,Whittlesea Leader & Preston Leader, February 2013)
Parade's newest enrolment is four month old guide dog puppy Asta. Staff member David Lovatt explains.
Summer of Science (Northern Weekly, September 2011)
Year 10 student Mitchell Twomey is one of only 30 students Australia-wide to be awarded a place in the Aboriginal Summer School for Excellence in Science and Technology, to be held in Adelaide over the summer holidays.
Out of their Comfort Zone (Diamond Valley Leader, July 2011)
Parade students gave up their warm beds, freedom and good food for 24 hours to raise awareness of the plight of asylum seekers in Australia.
Students Grease Up For A Classic (Preston Leader and Northcote Leader, July 2011)
Parade's boys, in conjunction with girls from Mercy College, are staging the classic teen coming-of-age drama The Outsiders this week.
States of Mind (Northern Weekly, July 2011)
Parade teacher Kate Riddell was awarded one of only four Emergency Services Foundation scholarships to study overseas and further her knowledge on mental health first aid training practices in the wake of the devastating Black Saturday bushfires.
Hey, Hey It's Bahay (Northern Weekly, June 2011)
Parade's year 10 and 11 students took part in a seminar with two former Filipino street kids sponsored by Bahay Tuluyan Philippines Australia, to discuss the effects of poverty.
Coming Up Roses (Northern Weekly, June 2011)
Parade's year 10 community action students have completed a vegetable garden for the residents of the Villa Maria aged care facility.
Luxuries Ditched to Walk in the Shoes of Refugees (Whittlesea Leader, June 2011)
Parade boys from Years 10 - 12 braved cold overnight temperatures to sleep in a makeshift cage to raise awareness for the plight of asylum seekers in Australian detention centres.
A Twister in the Tale (Whittlesea Leader, June 2011)
Parade's 2011 musical co-production with the leading ladies from Santa Maria College is the Hollywood classic, The Wizard of Oz.
Learning By Doing (Whittlesea Leader, May 2011)
Parade's innovative Year 9 program, Excel, provides boys with real-world learning and a chance to develop their interests in a wide range of areas, from artistic pursuits, sport, culture, spirituality and trades.
Sharp Effort From Parade Fundraisers (Spress Magazine, April 2011)
Parade's students and staff smashed their fundraising goal for the World's Greatest Shave, raising $11,000 for the Leukaemia Foundation.
Ride To The Top of the World (Whittlesea Leader, March 2011)
Year 10 student Lauchlan Denny has set his sights far in order to raise money for his World Challenge trip to Nepal later this year. He will be riding to Sydney to raise awareness and funds for both the World Challenge event and Jim Stynes' Reach Foundation, hoping to top $100,000 along the way.
Hair- raiding Help For Cancer Cause (Preston Leader, March 2011)
Parade students and staff from both our Preston and Bundoora campuses got into a tangle to help further the cause of The Leukaemia Foundation by shaving and colouring their hair last week. It is hoped the students and staff will raise in excess of $10,000 for the charity.
Boys Go Without (Whittlesea Leader, December 2010)
Five students endured a day with physical impairments to support the Northcote-based community group Action for Community Living, which advocates on behalf of those with disabilities. The boys raised over $700 for the group.
Drive To Be Safer (Whittlesea Leader, October 2010)
Parade's Father's Committee arranged for interested Year 10 students to take part in a subsidised driver education program for teenagers over the recent school holidays, with a couple of boys also obtaining their L plates on the day.
Schools Stage Classic (Preston Leader, July 2010)
Parade's students, in conjunction with their counterparts from Santa Maria College, are fired up for their joint musical production of the Broadway classic, Oklahoma.
In The Mix For Frontier Classic (Whittlesea Leader, July 2010)
Parde's 2010 musical production of Oklahoma is on track to be another great success.
Crafty Bunnies (Melbourne Times, March 2010)
Parade's community action students kept children from the Northern School for Autism and Merriang Special School busy with many Easter-themed activities at their recent Easter party, including a basket decorating activity and an Easter egg hunt.
Trading on Education (Diamond Valley Leader, February 2010)
The new Edmund Rice Trade Training Centre is open for classes! The centre caters for Year 11 and 12 VCAL/VET studies in building construction, electro technology, furnishings and brick laying, as well as introductory studies for Year 10 Pathways students.
Comedian's Impossible Goals (Diamond Valley Leader, November 2009)
Former Parade student Peter Helliar - aka tragic Collingwood fan Brian Strauchan - returned to the College as part of a fundraising initiatve for the students attending this year's World Challenge event in India.
Churinga Bombers take 'em on (Diamond Valley Leader, September 2009)
Parade students hosted and played in another footy blockbuster between the Churinga Bombers and Brimbank Bulldogs.
Big Men Fly (Heidelberg Leader, September 2009)
Plenty of tactics and a whole lot of fun went into the organisation of Parade's annual footy match between the Churinga Bombers and Brimbank Bulldogs.
Cheers for Churinga (Northern Weekly, September 2009)
Parade's Year 11 VCAL boys turned on another fine event for the annual footy grudge match between the Churinga Bombers and the Brimbank Bombers.
Heads Up For Shopping (Heidelberg & Diamond Valley Weekly, August 2009)
Parade boys studying the Year 9 Excel elective "Seven Days in the Life of an Artist" participated in the Watsonia Winter Wonderland festival, painting winter scenes in a number of shops along the popular strip.
Disco Takes A Dive (Northern Weekly, May 2009)
Parade's ever-popular SDS disco was moved to our Preston campus this year, but the students from a number of nearby special developmental school still had a "whale" of a time!
College Party Time (Preston Leader, May 2009)
The year 10 Community Action boys came up with an underwater-themed event for this year's disco for special needs children.
Never Too Young For A Great Shave (Whittlesea Leader, March 2009)
Parade's prefect team organized over 200 students to join in a mass head shave and hair colouring event to raise awareness and funds for the Leukemia Foundation.
Party For Seniors (Whittlesea Leader, December 2008)
The Parade community action team turned on some fabulous food and entertainment for its annual Christmas party for the elderly, its biggest party yet!
It's Got Double The Manpower (Northern Weekly, November 2008)
Parade has been competing at the RACV's annual Energy Breakthrough schools competition for more than 15 years, with consistent results.
New Umps on Parade (Whittlesea Leader, September 2008)
A pilot program run in the northern suburbs to encourage boys become AFL umpires has just been completed successfully by 16 students at Parade College.
Footy for Fun (Whittlesea Star, September 2008)
Parade's Community Action team and year 11 VCAL students hosted clients from the Churinga and Brimbank adult training facilities at a fun filled football picnic day.