Volume 1 No. 1 – April 1958
The first Glamis was published in April 1958. It was initially a monthly magazine designed to keep all parents and pupils informed. ‘Tis not only a build, this School of ours, This structure of tiling and stone, It patterns and...
Volume 1 No. 2 – May 1958
The Glamis was primarily created for the benefit of the school community, and contained information about Mothers’ Club Meetings, school improvements, homework policies and charitable causes.
Volume 1 No. 3 – June 1958
The annual Fete was one of the highlights of the school calendar. The Parents’ & Citizens’ Association ran the fete in October of the school year and raised funds for amenities. In 1957, the funds were used to build and...
Volume 1 No. 4 – July 1958
Many of the parents were quite vocal in the early years of the College; they had fought long and hard for the school to be built, and were extremely conscious that good schools need good facilities!
Volume 1 No. 5 – August 1958
Our Parents’ & Citizens’ Association was a community of activists who firmly believed in quality education for the entire community. A united and indignant people can move any government .. and with your support we can do it again. An...
Volume 1 No. 6 – September 1958
Rather than wait for the government to adequately fund the school, the Parents’ & Citizens’ Association organised the annual fete to meet the needs of the school and its community as quickly as possible. Governments are notedly slow in recognising...
Volume 1 Special Fete Edition – October 1958
The annual Fete consisted of a Procession, led by the Hyde Street Boys’ Band. Some of the events and stalls were: lucky dips, horticultural hall, cakes, clothing, comic books and sample bags.
Volume 1 No. 7 – October 1958
Our second annual Fete raised just under £1000. This was a considerable amount of money at the time, translating to almost $30,000 in 2017 terms!
Volume 1 No. 8 – November 1958
To finish off 1958, the College held a picnic and car trial at Toorourrong Reservoir. Students participated and competed in treasure hunts, sack races, spoon and peanut races and wheelbarrow races. Dominant in sport for 1958 was Gold House, winning...
Volume 2 No. 1 – March 1959
Arbor Day was celebrated at the school on May 2nd, 1959 with a tree-planting afternoon. 150 red-flowering gums were available to the school to plant along Pascoe Vale Road.